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Seat How Summit Trail
(Average user rating: 5 unrated 5/5)

Trail details

Grade of Trail:

  • Demanding

Trail Waymarking:


Length of trail:

3.5 miles

Trail is currently open

Whinlatter walking map


Trail description

This circular walk takes in spectacular views of both Derwentwater and Bassenthwaite Lake as well as the Skiddaw and Helvellyn mountain ranges. Climbing to 500m through forest and heather moorland, this trail is one of the treasures of Whinlatter Forest.

What do other visitors say?

5 Stars 5 Stars

Great walk even on a murky day. Will go again when it's clearer. Not too strenuous.

KathyM, 18/Feb/2015

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  • Trail (hard)


OS Grid ref: NY209245
Postcode: CA12 5TW

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