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Walla Crag
376m (1234ft)

The Central Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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Walk Walla Crag walking UK Mountains in The Central Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

The view from the summit of Walla Crag

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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Walla Crag Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Walla Crag

Richard Fulcher walked up on September 27th, 2020 [from/via/route] Parked in Keswick, set off along Spring Lane & followed the usual route up. We then decided to go up Bleaberry Fell ... having got there we also went on to High Seat and came back via Ashness Bridge and the lakeside path, crossing back to Spring Lane via Castlehead. [with] Jen [weather] Lovely blue sky day with little wind ... perfect for walking. - Much longer than initially planned.

John Hanlon climbed on September 14th, 2020 [from/via/route] Hotel- Borrowdale Gates, started from carpark alongside Derwent Lake [with] Gail, easy day walk [weather] Sunny - Easy day walk also did Latrigg

Nick Christian bagged on September 15th, 2020 [from/via/route] 1st of the Day. [with] Karen Brown [weather] Good Sunny

Debi Mcmillan hiked on August 26th, 2020 [from/via/route] Derwent Independent Hostel [with] Jo, Inma, Jane [weather] Dry/Overcast

Adrian Howard summited on August 19th, 2019 [from/via/route] Ashness Bridge

Charlotte Hill conquered on October 31st, 2019 [from/via/route] from Ashness bridge, up to High Seat, Bleaberry then Walla and back to Ashness. [with] Me [weather] Sun - Boggy on the tops

Stephen Craven scaled on October 27th, 2019 [from/via/route] Keswick via Ashness Bridge [with] Jane & Luke [weather] Fair

Deborah Johnson walked up on May 5th, 2019 [from/via/route] Chestnut Hill [with] Andy and Ted [weather] Sunny day - went to Slates in Elterwater afterwards

Andrew Johnson climbed on September 30th, 2019 [from/via/route] Armboth to Castlerigg [weather] Sunny weather

Jamie Bryan bagged on August 3rd, 2019 [from/via/route] Keswick [with] Becky [weather] Sunny and clear

Tony Green hiked on August 3rd, 2019 [from/via/route] Castle rig farm up Walla crag down Ashness Bridge, to Derwent water and onto Keswick [with] Friends [weather] Sunny - Great Views

Richard Marchant summited on June 3rd, 1996 [from/via/route] Basically we walked out from Keswick and the B&B we were staying at up to the top of Walla Crags across some fields. We then descended down to the lake side of Derwent Water and walked back to Keswick along the coast line of Derwent Water. [with] Alison my wife [weather] Fine clear sunny day all the through the day but quite chilly on top. - This walk was taken in while we were on our Honeymoon up in the Lakes stopping at a relatives B&B in Keswick.

Stephen Reader conquered on July 12th, 2019 [from/via/route] from Keswick [with] Bev & Afia [weather] Mixture of cloud and sunshine

Geoffrey Robertshaw scaled on June 20th, 2019 [from/via/route] Up from car park [with] Wife [weather] Great - Great Views at the top

John Tippins walked up on May 27th, 2019 [from/via/route] From Keswick, walk c201 from go4awalk.com. [with] Afia, Zahra and Farah. [weather] Overcast, about 15˚C, with a few spots of rain.

John Almond climbed on April 8th, 2019 [from/via/route] Great Wood National Trust car park - Cat Gill - WALLA CRAG - Bleaberry Fell - Falcon Crag - Ashness Bridge - Car park [weather] Sunny with hazy distant views - Wainwright 156

Darren Wilson bagged on November 25th, 2018 [from/via/route] Watendlath, High Tove, Armboth Fell, High Seat, Bleaberry Fell & Walla Crag [with] Anthony & Nigel [weather] Clear, good views

Christina Lander hiked on November 20th, 2018 [from/via/route] Keswick - Along east bank of Derwent Water - Ashness Bridge - Walla Crag - Brockle Beck - Keswick [with] Dick & Meg [weather] Mostly dry with sunny spells and a couple of showers, quite cold & windy

Michael Nolan summited on October 17th, 2018 [from/via/route] lovely day mmarred by a stupid fall on a stile still sufffering! - still enjoyed it!

Chris Booth conquered on October 1st, 2018 [from/via/route] Keswick - C201 Ashness Bridge and Walla Crag [with] Sue and the dogs Dora and Lucy [weather] Dry and sunny for most of walk, cloudy later. Breezy and chilly on Walla Crag - well earned coffee and cake at the Treeby and Bolton Gallery & cafe

Simon Boddy scaled on September 6th, 2018 [from/via/route] Dalebottom [with] HF Holidays [weather] Sunny with a cool breeze.

Andrew Joss walked up on August 18th, 2018 [from/via/route] Keswick B&B [with] Barbara [weather] Cloudy and sunny

Lucy Perchard climbed on September 16th, 2017 [from/via/route] From Keswick via Castlehead Wood and Castlerigg and back via Cat's Gill [with] Tony [weather] Offcast but bright until last hour along Derwent water shore when it chucked it down!

Chris Sheard bagged on April 28th, 2018 [from/via/route] Up from Grasmere via Bus [with] Sue & Bruce [weather] Started sunny turning warm with broken cloud and sun - Really good day with Sue and dog Bruce, fantastic for less determined more casual walkers

Craig Steeland hiked on May 9th, 2018 [from/via/route] From National Trust car park south of Keswick [with] Sue [weather] Cloudy and cool with strong wind

Richard Beardsley summited on April 11th, 2018 [from/via/route] Keswick & Ashness Bridge. Route c201 [with] Gillian [weather] Sunny, fair.

Simon Myerscough conquered on September 9th, 2007 [from/via/route] C296 [with] On my own [weather] cloudy and dry

Rachel Willan scaled on February 20th, 2018 [from/via/route] Big Wood [with] Jacob, mum, Matt and Ra [weather] Sunshine and cloud

Chris Kent walked up on February 10th, 2018 [from/via/route] Keswick [with] Karen [weather] Raining at first, though cleared as day progressed

Anthony Scott climbed on September 19th, 2017 [from/via/route] Keswick town centre walk c201 [with] me [weather] grey cloud, breezy, some drizzle - My last Wainwright!!

Peter Fielding bagged on August 13th, 2017 [from/via/route] Keswick car park via Ashness Bridge [with] Peter and Ruth [weather] Sunny - Lovely day - Busy at the top of the Crag. Good view of Lattrigg

Hilary Hardwick hiked on July 2nd, 2017 [from/via/route] Keswick, east along Derwent Water up to Ashness Bridge, take left hand path just before the bridge and follow path up to Walls Crag, descend down to Castlerigg and on to Keswick [with] Husband [weather] Bit of cloud and sunny - Lovely walk, nice quiet walk, watched Peregrine Falcon put on A display for us over Bleaberry Fell. Great view over whole of Derwent Water, down to Borrowdale and Castle Crag, and all surrounding fells and mountains. Thouroughly recommend this walk, total around 6 miles, not a difficult walk

Carol Hancock summited on April 24th, 2017 [from/via/route] Great Wood Car Park and Ashness Bridge [with] Dave Hancock [weather] Sunny intervals.

Tony Rogerson conquered on February 15th, 2017 [from/via/route] Great Wood Walla Crag Bleaberry Fell Ashness Bridge [with] Floss [weather] Misty and windy on tops

Anthony Thorpe scaled on January 21st, 2017 [from/via/route] Keswick [with] Sean [weather] Sunny and crisp. Frozen and icy on N slopes - Lovely walk. Superb views. A little pull on the legs on the ascent. Packed at the top!

Mark Davidson walked up on May 1st, 2016 [with] Theresa & David [weather] Rain - Bit a view from the top but it was a bit grim

Steve Cookson has climbed [from/via/route] keswick [with] gillie liv lu [weather] fair

Tom Mcbeath bagged on September 22nd, 2016 [from/via/route] Started at Castlerigg Hall touring site [with] Ursula [weather] Excellent conditions - Really enjoyable route up

David Watson hiked on July 27th, 2016 [from/via/route] From Watendlath via Ashness Bridge [weather] Fine

Richard Marshall summited on April 3rd, 2016 [from/via/route] Go4 a walk route [with] Kieran & Bo [weather] Mild cloud and sun later

Claire Kirk conquered on October 18th, 2015 [from/via/route] Keswick, Lake Road

Mark Luckett scaled on October 17th, 2015 [from/via/route] Great Wood [with] Susan Luckett, Claire Foster & Neil Foster [weather] Mild & dry with a touch of cloud - Fantastic views of yesterdays walk up Catcalls, Maiden Moor and High Spy

Alan Cross walked up on October 11th, 2015 [from/via/route] keswick [with] ceciley [weather] fair, still and overcast - first one bagged

Dave Torrance climbed on October 3rd, 2015 [from/via/route] Ashness Bridge [with] On my own [weather] Foggy - My first Wainwright so very excited.

Jon Mapp bagged on August 23rd, 2015 [from/via/route] C201 Starting from hotel but finishing in the Royal Oak :-) [with] Suzzanné [weather] Beautiful day, great views, windy on the summit. - Pleasant walk

Jim Powell hiked on September 26th, 2012 [from/via/route] Started at Keswick walked along Derwent water to Ashness bridge the on to Walla Crag [with] My wife Michelle [weather] Sun and showers fairly warm

Paul Peppiate summited on June 28th, 2015 [from/via/route] Borrowdale (Great Wood Car Park) [with] Ann & Jake [weather] Sunny - Late afternoon hop. Lovely afternoon.

Tracey Cowell conquered on June 25th, 2015 [from/via/route] Great wood/ashness bridge/falcon crag/walla crag [with] Sister [weather] Rainy and low cloud

Bob Benton scaled on June 5th, 2010 [from/via/route] Keswick via Ashness Birdge [with] Christine Benton (Spouse) [weather] Suuny

Claire Lloyd walked up on May 27th, 2008 [from/via/route] From Great Wood car park [with] Friends

Jean Nichol climbed on February 20th, 2015 [from/via/route] Keswick [with] Rowena & Megs [weather] Cold, clear with some cloud and breeze

Chris Bramley bagged on June 7th, 2015 [from/via/route] ashness bridge [with] Jaq, Blake, Jan - new poles, tea on jacqueline

Nick Dobson hiked on April 2nd, 2015 [from/via/route] Keswick pub walk circular [with] Margaret, Ralph & Ruby [weather] Warm & sunny

Iain Taylor summited on December 29th, 2014 [from/via/route] Near Derwent Water NY 26981 20885

Colin Egan conquered on April 1st, 2011 [with] My wife Faith, friend Anita

Kevin Parnham scaled on January 1st, 2015 [from/via/route] From Keswick via springs Lane and Rakefoot Farm [with] Jo [weather] Heavy rain and extremely windy on walls crag itself - Walked back via Ashness Bridge and Derwentwater

Joanne Mcgawley has walked up [from/via/route] Keswick [with] Rich [weather] Dry - 6.5 miles.

Alan Davidson climbed on August 30th, 2014 [with] angie [weather] good

Keith Eastman bagged on August 20th, 2014 [from/via/route] c201

Adrian Shepherd hiked on March 27th, 2011 [from/via/route] From Keswick via Rakefoot and returning via Cat Gill [with] Gillian [weather] Sunny

Dave Eyes summited on August 4th, 2014 [from/via/route] from Dervent water, up to Walla Crag, back across to Bealberry Fell and on to High Seat, Returning back via ashness bridge [with] Chris, Kathryn and Ning [weather] Sunny but wet underfoot

Andy James conquered during April, 2013 [with] Suzie James

Lee Senior scaled on April 4th, 2014 [from/via/route] From Keswick to Ashness Bridge and back to Keswick [with] Andy [weather] dry with occasional sunny intervals

John Kendall walked up on May 21st, 2014 [from/via/route] The Great Wood by Derwentwater and return via Rakefoot to the Great Wood car park. [with] Jamie my Cocker Spaniel. [weather] Bright and sunny.

Ann Davis climbed on June 3rd, 2014 [from/via/route] from ashness bridge up high seat, then bleaberry [with] just me [weather] sunny fantastic views - met a fell pony

David Noble bagged on April 15th, 2014 [from/via/route] Keswick to Ashness bridge [with] Kelly [weather] Sunny

Andrew Wood hiked on March 8th, 2014 [from/via/route] Parked on National Trust car park and walked up and down [with] Jane & Andrew [weather] Mild & sunny but windy

Steve Frank summited on March 16th, 2013 [from/via/route] Keswick [with] Jackie Frank

Harry Meijer conquered on June 16th, 2014 [from/via/route] Grasmere to Keswick [with] The Lake District Walker

Graham Coules scaled on April 25th, 2010 [from/via/route] Keswick [with] Dale [weather] Wet

Sandra Wallace walked up on January 30th, 2014 [from/via/route] Cat ghyll and down through big wood [with] Ian [weather] Good, sat on the top for a while - Sat in some ashes!

Elaine Evans climbed on February 1st, 2014 [from/via/route] Keswick [with] Sue [weather] Dry & cloudy at start. Cold, rain, snow & very windy at summit. - Ascent via Cats Gill. Must get some waterproof gloves!

David Baines bagged on March 19th, 2009 [from/via/route] From Keswick via Rakefoot. descending down Falcon Crag after visiting Bleaberry Fell. [with] Alone [weather] Bright & Sunny. - An unremarkable fell but a great lunch stop on the way to higher fells and excellent views over Keswick and Derwentwater.

John Senior hiked during November, 2013 [from/via/route] Borrowdale, High Seat, Bleaberry Fell, Walla Crag, [with] Julie Senior [weather] Cold Crisp Autumn day

Neil Bennett summited on September 10th, 2010 [from/via/route] From Keswick [with] Pam Bennett, Oliver Bennett, Thomas Bennett

Clive Ward conquered during 2008 [from/via/route] Car park, Falcon Crag, Rakesfoot, Great Wood [with] Hazel - Before we bought lodge. Date uncertain

Chris Brookes has scaled [from/via/route] c296 from Keswick [with] Kesh [weather] Sunny with Showers

Kevan Cassley walked up on September 29th, 2013 [from/via/route] Great Wood Car Park in a clockwise loop via Rakefoot & descending Cat Gill path [with] Wife (Amanda) [weather] Sunny & warm, very clear with no wind - Very nice walk, would do anticlockwise next time as quite a steep path on Cat Gill side (easier to go up). Fantastic views & enjoyable walk.

Tim Buckley climbed on February 19th, 2012 [from/via/route] From Keswick Theatre Car Park, along the edge to Derwent Water up to Ashness Bridge and back up to Walla Crag and then Keswick. [with] Lynne. [weather] Cold but clear. - Superb walk, had lunch at the top.

Wendy Carey bagged during 2009 [from/via/route] Castlerigg [with] Family

Bill Rowlands hiked on May 22nd, 2013 [from/via/route] Great Wood National Trust car park [with] Beth Rowlands and Jake the chocolate lab [weather] Mainly sunny, some patchy cloud, cool and breezy on the top. - Quite busy on the top, some great views. Mrs R enjoyed the walk very much.....once she had got to the top! ;-)

Peter Harris has summited [from/via/route] Keswick

Calvin Jackson conquered on February 24th, 2013 [from/via/route] Followed exactly C201, star in Keswick [with] Rocky [weather] Mainly sunny but with some light snow on top - First time in Keswick and derwent water, v impressed, great drive up, loads of snow on the high fells.

Wayne Baxter scaled on May 31st, 2010 [from/via/route] Walla Crag car park, Walla Crag, Bleaberry Fell, High Seat, High Tove, Waterndlath, Walla Crag car park [with] Sue [weather] Sunny - Sue fell into a bog between high seat and high tove. She went up the her waist, very scary.

Darren Mortimer walked up on January 13th, 2013 [from/via/route] Ashness Bridge [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Very cold and frozen paths. Perfect for this area

Jane Chiarello climbed on September 27th, 2012 [from/via/route] Keswick [with] Adrian Thoroughgood [weather] Clear but damp

John Cave bagged on April 8th, 2011 [from/via/route] From Great Wood - circuit [with] Ann, Sarah, Mike, Ellie, Thomas, Freya

Gary Scales hiked on September 13th, 2012 [from/via/route] walked down lake derwent to ashness bridge and then back to keswick using c201. Really a nice walk and quite easy for a wainwright [with] simon, jenna and vanessa [weather] very changeable weather plenty of fine rain and wind coming up the valley to keswick - Recomend this one, walk down derwent on its own was nice

Ian Park summited on June 3rd, 2012 [from/via/route] Go for a walk number C201 from Keswick via Ashness Bridge [with] Mrs Carole Park [weather] Reasonably calm but needed some good gloves to take the edge off on the top. - Very nice to get away from the Bank Holiday crowds in Keswick

Christine Shepherd conquered on June 1st, 2010 [from/via/route] Walked from Keswick using walk c201 [with] On my own [weather] Wet but clear enough for good views.

Christine Knowles scaled on May 18th, 2012 [from/via/route] From Great Wood car park by Derwentwater [with] Graham [weather] Cloudy and cold

Cheryl Hawkes walked up during September, 2007 [with] Steve

Phillip Bulley climbed on July 10th, 2010 [with] Partner [weather] Sunny

Charlie Housley bagged on May 12th, 2012 [from/via/route] Great Wood car park. [with] A bunch of fellow geocachers. [weather] Glorious and sunny. - A great days walking with a good bunch.

Andy Nicholls hiked on September 28th, 2011 [from/via/route] Keswick

Gill Bates, David Kelley, Melanie Dunn, Edward Merewether, Jenny Godfrey, Simon Kirkbride, Jonathan Tobin, John Walter, Paul Kendell, Dennis Brown, Jo Dixon, Steven Waterhouse, David Shaw, Amanda Hinds, David Laws, Dean Bowen, Robert Maclean, Louis Smith, Raymond Barnett, Graham Pepper, Mike Wilson, Roddy Mcdougall, Patricia Dilley, Simon Duerden, Phil Clark, Paul Booth, Adrian Roberts, Andrew Murphy, Tracey Cordes, Victoria Bates, Linda Mckeogh, Mike Walker, Trevor Williams, Rob Barklamb, Wendy Haycock, Paul Henderson, Louise Sandwith, Gordon Allison, Paul Stevens, John Cuthbert, Simon Vandersteen, Carol Juden, Patrick Buckland, Sarah Lowe, David Kelley, Chris Bede, David Buttress, Jeanette Coward, Jacqui Smith, Gary Kent, David Heyes, Ray O'Hara, Linda Walker, Stephen Littlewood, Libby Burns, John Southward and Stephen Millington have all walked, climbed & bagged Walla Crag.

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Skiddaw from near Walla Crag

Skiddaw from near Walla Crag

Photo: Chris Haselden (28)

On Walla Crag overlooking Derwent Water

On Walla Crag overlooking Derwent Water

Photo: Donna Tobitt (2)

Keswick from Walla Crag

Keswick from Walla Crag

Photo: Gerry Ball (49)

Derwent Water, Keswick, and Walla Crag from Bleaberry Fell summit cairn

Derwent Water, Keswick, and Walla Crag from Bleaberry Fell summit cairn

Photo: David Baines (16)

Derwentwater from Walla Crag

Derwentwater from Walla Crag

Photo: Gerry Ball (48)

Causey Pike (left), Bassenthwaite Lake, Newlands, Swinside, Cat Bells (Catbells) (centre), Derwent Water, Skiddaw , Blencathra and Walla Crag (far right) from Maiden Moor

Causey Pike (left), Bassenthwaite Lake, Newlands, Swinside, Cat Bells (Catbells) (centre), Derwent Water, Skiddaw , Blencathra and Walla Crag (far right) from Maiden Moor

Photo: Steve Truwick (3)

The Southern end of Derwent Water from part way up Walla Crag

The Southern end of Derwent Water from part way up Walla Crag

Photo: Joanna Lyon (3)

Derwent Water, Blencathra, Walla Crag and 
Bleaberry Fell from High Spy

Derwent Water, Blencathra, Walla Crag and Bleaberry Fell from High Spy

Photo: Peter Swan (14)

Overlooking Derwent Water to Cat Bells (Catbells) from near Walla Crag

Overlooking Derwent Water to Cat Bells (Catbells) from near Walla Crag

Photo: Dianne Stanford (1)

Derwent Water, Keswick and beyond from Walla Crag

Derwent Water, Keswick and beyond from Walla Crag

Photo: Joanna Lyon (4)


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