100_1915Where is it? Near Keswick

In which area of outstanding natural beauty? The Lake District

How tall is it? 1,207 feet (approx)

Write Up
“Ahh Latrigg”. There is something quite special about these little fells whom just happen to reside next door to the giants. The town of Keswick is virtually dominated by the Skiddaw massif of Lonscale, Carlside, Skiddaw Little Man and of course Skiddaw, Causey Pike and Catbells also leave a mark on the memory. So you would imagine that little old Latrigg with its indistinct shape and lack of vertical inches would pale into insignificance beside these mightier and more notorious neighbours. You’d be wrong! It is these very features that draw the visitor to the flanks of Latrigg from dawn until dusk every day of the year, Latrigg makes no assumptions, at its summit there is no cairn and no trig point, yet this does not deter…

The ever-present wind however, is something all of its own. Latrigg is simply battered on a daily basis by an howling wind comparable to the Helm Wind but with a force to be reckoned with! Photographers beware – you’re going to need a sturdy tripod on this summit! The view of Derwent Water and its surrounding fells is almost like something from a fairy tale, here nature is not an all-powerful force, here nature is an artist

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