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Lakes and Passes of Borrowdale and Buttermere

Cumbria

42 km / 26 miles
This walk will take you on a journey through some of Lakeland's finest scenery, linking Keswick, Buttermere and Borrowdale Youth Hostels. The hostels at Honister and Derwentwater also offer alternative locations for accommodation.

Route Description and Schematic Maps made available as 'Downloads' by kind permission of Martyn Hanks who designed these routes to encourage walking and use of the 'Youth Hostels' some of which are now sadly closed. However there are other accommodation options where hostels have closed.


Details:

Path Type: Anytime Challenges
Attributes: Anytime Challenges
Very Challenging
Moorland

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Route Description - PDF Lakes and Passes Route Description  (Martyn Hanks  - Aug 2007 ) Download File
Schematic Map - PDF Lakes and Passes Schematic Maps  (Martyn Hanks  - Aug 2007 ) Download File
Booklet Lakes and Passes of Borrowdale and Buttermere  (Martyn Hanks )

Maps:

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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
OS Landranger 89, 90
OS Landranger Active 89, 90
OS Explorer 4
OS Explorer Active 4

Accommodation within 5 km of this Path:

 
 
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Riverside Park 4  (bookable online)
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Riverside Cottage  (bookable online)
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Riverside Park 2  (bookable online)
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Riverside Park 3  (bookable online)
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Riverside Park 1  (bookable online)
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Riverside Park 6  (bookable online)
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Riverside Park 5  (bookable online)
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Shemara Guest House  (bookable online)
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Thornleigh Guest House  (bookable online)
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Swiss Court Guest House  (bookable online)
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Scales View Cottages  (bookable online)
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South View  (bookable online)
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Rock House  (bookable online)
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Ridgeway & Skiddaw Skies  (bookable online)
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Walkers Retreat Keswick  (bookable online)
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Skiddaw Grove Apartment  (bookable online)
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Whiteside Lodge  (bookable online)
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Underscar  (bookable online)
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The Conservatory  (bookable online)
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Whinlatter  (bookable online)
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Robinson  (bookable online)
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Watendlath  (bookable online)
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Manesty  (bookable online)
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Stonethwaite  (bookable online)
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Littledale  (bookable online)
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Skiddaw  (bookable online)
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Newlands  (bookable online)
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Seatoller  (bookable online)
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Scafell  (bookable online)
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Riverdale  (bookable online)
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Porch Cottage  (bookable online)
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The Millstream  (bookable online)
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Willow Green  (bookable online)
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Littlethwaite  (bookable online)
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1 km
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Lyzzick Hall Hotel  (bookable online)
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2 km
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South View  (bookable online)
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2 km
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Wren's Nest  (bookable online)
4 km
2 km
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Pen Cottage  (bookable online)
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2 km
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Pen Cottage  (bookable online)
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2 km
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Swallow's Nest  (bookable online)
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2 km
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Lords Seat & Thorncroft  (bookable online)
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2 km
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Riggside  (bookable online)
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2 km
B & B Accommodation
The Mount B&B  (bookable online)
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The Mount  (bookable online)
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Rickerby Grange Country House  (bookable online)
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Maple Bank Guest House  (bookable online)
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2 km
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Moss Garth  (bookable online)
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Rock Lynn & Rose Bank  (bookable online)
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Millside & Stanger  (bookable online)
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The Cottage in the Wood  (bookable online)
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2 km
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Willow  (bookable online)
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2 km
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Vermont  (bookable online)
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Talcomb  (bookable online)
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The Lingholm Estate  (bookable online)
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3 km
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Skelgill Farm  (bookable online)
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Swinside Cottage  (bookable online)
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Stair Cottage  (bookable online)
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Rowling End & The Mouse House  (bookable online)
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6 km
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Newlands Valley  (bookable online)
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7 km
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The Cottage, Birkrigg Farm  (bookable online)
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7 km
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The Old Barn & The Farm House  (bookable online)
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Camping Barn
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14 km
Hostel Accommodation
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Hostel Accommodation
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21 km
Hostel Accommodation
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24 km
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Seatoller House  (bookable online)
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26 km
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Lobstone Cottage  (bookable online)
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Scafell Hotel  (bookable online)
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Royal Oak Hotel  (bookable online)
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The Lodge in the Vale  (bookable online)
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The Kings Head  (bookable online)
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Camping Barn
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Lodore Falls Hotel & Spa  (bookable online)
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Lodore House  (bookable online)
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The Leathes Head Hotel  (bookable online)
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34 km
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Manesty Holiday Cottages  (bookable online)
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34 km
Caravan Park
Retro Caravan at Manesty  (bookable online)
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34 km
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Over Brandelhow  (bookable online)
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35 km
Hostel Accommodation
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36 km
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The Old Hayloft  (bookable online)
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39 km
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Nightingale Cottage  (bookable online)
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39 km
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The Horse and Farrier Inn  (bookable online)
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39 km
Hostel Accommodation
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40 km
Self-catering
Tethera  (bookable online)
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40 km
B & B Accommodation
The Grange Country House  (bookable online)
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41 km
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The Lookout - sleeps 10  (bookable online)
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41 km
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The Lookout - sleeps 6  (bookable online)
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41 km
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Sandburne Cottage  (bookable online)
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41 km
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The Cottage  (bookable online)
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41 km
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Pinecroft  (bookable online)
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41 km
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The Haven  (bookable online)
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41 km
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The Beeches Guest House  (bookable online)
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41 km
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Lillibet Cottage  (bookable online)
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41 km
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Orchard House  (bookable online)
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Skiddaw View  (bookable online)
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Rooms36  (bookable online)
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41 km
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Lindisfarne House  (bookable online)
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42 km
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Littlefield  (bookable online)
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Sunnyside Guest House  (bookable online)
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42 km
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Sandon Guesthouse  (bookable online)
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42 km
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Leonards Field House  (bookable online)
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42 km
B & B Accommodation
Lyndhurst  (bookable online)
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42 km
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St John's House  (bookable online)
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42 km
B & B Accommodation
Pitcairn House  (bookable online)
< 1 km
42 km
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The Views, Keswick  (bookable online)
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42 km
Self-catering
Oak House  (bookable online)
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42 km
B & B Accommodation
The Paddock Guest House  (bookable online)
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42 km
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Little Hallgarth  (bookable online)
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42 km
Hostel Accommodation
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Hotels
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Route Profile:

41.9 km (26.0 miles)
1,829 m (6,001 ft) ascent
549 m (1,801 ft)  maximum height

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