Where is Braithwaite?
Can you walk around Braithwaite Lake?
Many walks start from Braithwaite up into the surrounding fells and mountains such as Grisedale Pike, Barrow, Outerside and the Coledale Round or into the beautiful Newlands Valley. Braithwaite makes an ideal base for a walking holiday. Walkers are spoilt for choice in Braithwaite.
How far is the Coledale Horseshoe?
The standard Coledale Horseshoe is about 13km (8 miles) and takes in Grisedale Pike, Hopegill Head, Crag Hill, Sail then Outserside, returning to Braithwaite through the rest of the valley. This is also the route of the Coledale Horseshoe Fell Race.
Is Braithwaite an English name?
Braithwaite, Brathwaite, or Brathwait is a surname of English origin. ... Notable people with the surname include: Sir Albert Braithwaite (1893–1959), British politician. Althea Braithwaite (1940–2020), English children's author, illustrator, publisher and glass artist.
Is grisedale Pike difficult?
Grisedale Pike and Hopegill Head: Fact File
Difficulty: A moderately challenging mountain hike. Terrain: Generally good, well-maintained paths, with some steep, rocky sections.Feb 18, 2020
Is grisedale Pike hard walk?
In this case, the walk was supposed to be the Coledale Round, a pretty hard 11 mile or so (depending on which peaks are included) horseshoe walk from the village of Braithwaite near Keswick. Grisedale Pike is the first peak in the round and is tough in that you go from virtually nothing to 2595ft in under 2 miles.Nov 2, 2011
Is Rannerdale Knotts A Wainwright?
One of the smallest of the Wainwright's, Rannerdale Knotts is part of the North Western Fells and stands on the shores of Crummock Water.
Is barf A Wainwright?
Barf is properly an eastern shoulder of Lord's Seat, but was accorded the status of a separate fell by Alfred Wainwright in his influential Pictorial Guide to the Lakeland Fells. The eastern face is a steep wall of scree, falling to the Keswick to Cockermouth road and the lakeshore.
What are the 214 Wainwrights?
Wainwrights are the 214 English peaks (known locally as fells) described in Alfred Wainwright's seven-volume Pictorial Guide to the Lakeland Fells (1955–66). They all lie within the boundary of the Lake District National Park in Cumbria, and all but one (Castle Crag) are over 1,000 feet (304.8 m) in height.