Category: Lake District

The Lake District

Haystacks in the Lake District -Breakthecage


Haystacks (or Hay Stacks) OS Explorer Map OL4(1:25,000) & OS Landranger Map  90 (1:50,000) This is another classic, and spectacular, Lakeland climb.  It wasn’t until Book 7 (The Western Fells) of his ‘Pictorial Guide...

Castlerigg Stone Circle by Keswick in The Lake District

Castlerigg Stone Circle

In my view this is one of the most beautiful stone circles that the UK has to offer.  Its setting, just east of Keswick at Grid NY291236, is stunning.  To the North the ground...

Helvellyn from Red Tarn


Helvellyn OS Explorer Map OL5 (1:25,000) & OS Landranger Map  90 (1:50,000) Important – this route carries an element of risk and sadly people have died on the ascent and decent of Helvellyn via...

Catbells in the Lake District


OS Explorer Map OL4 (1:25,000) & OS Landranger Maps 89 & 90 (1:50,000) 5.8km (3.6 miles) – total ascent 392m If you’re new to the experiences the Lake District has to offer then Catbells...