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Hawkshead and Latterbarrow is a 4.1 mile loop trail located near Hawkshead, Cumbria, England that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching.

Length 4.1 mi Elevation gain 816 ft Route type Loop
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This walk to the relative small Lakeland fell from Hawkshead, is a very popular walk in the Lake District. The walk starts at the only car park in Hawkshead, and takes to the roadside for a short distance. Despite being a short little fell the path gets quite steep and climbs stone pitched steps. The summit area of Latterbarrow is a bumpy plateau crowned by a tall beacon. The return is made by descending away from Hawkshead to wander a clear path through the plantations to a track. Once on the track it's quite an easy walk to gradually swing back to the village.

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Dan Hall
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Pretty good run. The first and last parts are on road, which isn't ideal; much of the initial stretch can be replaced with trails over public footpaths for a more pleasurable walk. Part of the path about 0.5km after the summit was overgrown, resulting in a slight detour. Views fro the summit on a clear day are superb.

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Mark Elvin
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Staying at Bowness,We caught the Hawkshead ferry and then walked along the road towards Hawkshead. You can get off road with a track next being built both sides of the road from most of the way .you go through the Sawreys(pubs in both villages) past hilltop (Beatrix Potter‘s house )and then the length of a Esthwaite water to Hawkshead. After a couple of refreshments we carried on the bottom of the Trail to the far eastern point and instead of turning left northwards we carried on East back to Lake Windermere and then turned right back along an easy path to the ferry.

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Andy Taylor
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really good walk

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Tom Langrish
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Paul Goucher
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Kirsty Hadfield
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Jordan Brass
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Craig birrell
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Ian Hacking
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Deborah Dixon
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Michael Mitchell
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Char Sadler
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Anna Heiberg
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Chris Sinclair
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Janar Lillemets
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David Braswell
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Angela Lennon
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Ashley Williamson
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Elaine Heatley
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