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The Lakes: the Borrowdale Valley walk
TOG Tip: This isn’t a circular walk so either phone a friend or hitch a ride back to your car!
Setting off from Rosthwaite, a small village in the jaws of Borrowdale, Julia takes in the history and landscape of the surrounding fells:
from the miners and farmers that work this land, to the many sportsmen and adventurers who have called this place home – the likes of record fell runner Billy Bland and early 20th century adventurer Millican Dalton.
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The climax of this gorgeous valley walk sees Julia head up the much-cherished fell, Castle Crag. Standing at less than a 1000 feet, and joined by mountaineering legend, Sir Chris Bonington, Julia begs the question, which is best – Everest or Castle Crag?! From the lush green valley floor, to magnificent views over Derwent Water, this walk is a great way to take home a lasting memory of the Lakes, and all in under three hours.
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