Castle Head | Keswick
Date: 8th September 2018 Distance: 2.9km (1.8 Miles) Parking: Car Parks in Keswick
Start Location: Keswick Ascent (m/ft): 156m (512ft) Weather:


Time Started: 13:00 Highest Point: Castle Head (162m/531ft) Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 51 Minutes        
Route: Keswick - Landing Stages - Cockshot Wood - Castle Head (162m/531ft) - B5289 - Keswick

We have just arrived in the lakes for a week long trip and needed to do a shorter walk to warm up a little for the tougher walks planned up ahead. We headed for Keswick and decided to walk to the Landing Stages and then over to Castle Head.

Information board with a view to Derwent Water.

Catbells and Derwent Landing Stages.

A wider view of Derwent Water.

Skiddaw to the north.

The spectacular view of Derwent Water from Castle Head.

The North Western Fells across Derwent Water.

Keswick and a glimpse of Bassenthwaite Lake.

A view across to Clough Head and Great Dodd.

The wooded slopes of Walla Crag.

Another final view of Derwent Water.

Causey Pike.

A view up Newlands Hause to Red Pike.