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Catbells Car Park

Where to meet: Catbells Car Park
Postcode:  CA12 5UE (approximate)
Grid Reference: NY 247 212 


From Keswick: Leave Keswick on the A66, towards Workington and Cockermouth, turn left into the village of Portinscale and follow the road through the village, continue on this road until it reaches the Catbells Car Park, there is some parking on either side of the road here or to the right, just beyond the Cattle Grid. We will meet by the Cattle Grid.

Bus Services

We meet for this walk by the bus stop.

The 77/77a bus runs between Keswick and Buttermere over Honister Pass during summer months (Easter to October Half Term).

There is also a boat service from Keswick, the Keswick Launch, the jetty at Hawes End is only a few minutes walk from the meet point.

Stagecoach bus timetables can be viewed here

Keswick Launch timetables can be viewed here

  1. Catbells Evening Walk


    Distance: 8km / 5 miles
    Ascent: 400m / 1300ft
    Duration: 4 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 12:1

    One of the most iconic fellwalks in the Lake District, glorious views throughout and great walking

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