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“Good Climb” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Helm Crag

Helm Crag
Ranked #6 of 20 things to do in Grasmere
Certificate of Excellence
Newcastle Upon Tyne
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108 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Good Climb”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2013

Followed the easy way up from Grasmere village along easedale road past the hotel.Its a good climb but not too much too ask.
The Howitzer is a big rock at the top that even AW did not achieve.But we can all get too the top of the Lion & lamb. Just remember to wave to the camera from the top.Worth the effort

Visited March 2013
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English first
Llandudno, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Lion & Lamb with Howitzer too!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2013

Classic Wainright tops with all round views and the occasional military fly past...along the Keswick road below! Easy exit down to the road, or complete a curcuit around the ridge with views of Easdale Tarn to the right.

Visited April 2013
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Farnham, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Tough Walk”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2013

Well worth the uphill battle. Not an easy walk but the views at the top are simply breathtaking.Don't forget your camera as the shots you can capture of the lake are amazing.

Visited April 2012
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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“Great Mountain for Kids to climb”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2013

Our two boys aged 6 and 7 were so proud of themselves when they reached the summit. Hard but very enjoyable first climb for kids.

Visited February 2013
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Kendal, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
“A bit steep”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2013

There are lots of steps some of which are quite a stretch for even people of medium height but once over these the walk is relatively easy. The views were magnificent but I didn't manage the actual summit, looked a bit exposed.

Visited January 2013
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