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Latrigg

Latrigg



Grid Reference: NY 27886 24685
Height: 368 metres/1207 feet

"Latrigg is to Keswick what Loughrigg is to Ambleside and Helm Crag to Grasmere."
A. Wainwright

Latrigg is a popular summit, it's views over Keswick to Derwentwater and the Borrowdale Valley are exceptional and it's flat grassy summit is just a short walk from the Latrigg Car Park, on the col to the north of the fell, a well made and easy path climbs Latrigg from Keswick, along Spooney Green Lane. All these factors make the summit of Latrigg a popular place on a sunny day, a perfect place for a picnic.

Several good paths from Keswick to the summit make Latrigg a worthwhile short excursion, particularly the paths through Brundholme Woods or the disused railway line, Latrigg is also often crossed when descending to Keswick from Skiddaw, a picturesque end to the day.

  1. Catbells across Derwentwater from the summit of Latrigg

    Latrigg from Keswick: Private Guiding

    Difficulty:
    Exposure:

    Gentle walking on good paths with stunning views over Keswick, Borrowdale and Derwentwater

    Distance: 9km / 5 miles
    Ascent: 480m / 1600ft
    Duration: 3 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 12:1
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  2. Skiddaw and Ullock Pike across Bassenthwaite Lake

    Skiddaw and the Ospreys: Private Guiding

    Difficulty:
    Exposure:

    A steep climb at times, but glorious views over Derwentwater and the chance of seeing an Osprey over Bassenthwaite

    Distance: 15km / 9 miles
    Ascent: 1190m / 3900ft
    Duration: 6 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1
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