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Lake District Photowalk Castle Crag (F4)

Meeting in Grange, deep in the Borrowdale Valley, we walk alongside Holmcrag Wood to meet the River Derwent and our first photo stop.

We then follow the river through Wilkinson’s Dub and the old quarry and caves. Continuing on through the woods we then start our ascent up to Castle Crag, where there are many photo opportunities along the way, including a view of the summit.

Up through the slate track to the stunning summit of Castle Crag and its views of Borrowdale and Derwentwater. We leave Castle Crag and follow Broadstack Gill and head back to Grange. If time allows we can pop over to the Bowderstone too.


Distance: 3.5miles

TIme: 3 -4 hours

Ascent: 933ft

Terrain: Good paths, steps, a few styles


Other walks

F1: Haystacks
F2: Easedale Tarn and Helm Crag
F3: Holme Fell and Cathedral Cavern
L2: Derwentwater
L3: Grasmere and Rydal
L4: Stonethwaite and Langstrath Valley