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Best Walks With A View With Julia Bradbury

  • Episode: 

    2 of 8

  • Title: 

    The Lake District: The Borrowdale Walk.
  • Transmission (TX): 

    Fri 26 Feb 2016
  • TX Confirmed: 

    Yes
  • Time: 

    8.00pm - 8.30pm
  • Week: 

    Week 08 2016 : Sat 20 Feb - Fri 26 Feb
  • Channel: 

    ITV
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Expert walker Julia Bradbury has spent years wandering Britain’s countryside discovering some of its most beautiful and spectacular landscapes. In this series, Julia chooses her favourite, most accessible family treks in search of the perfect walk with a view which anyone can do in a lovely morning or afternoon ramble. 
 
Episode 2 - The Lake District: The Borrowdale Walk.
 
A haven for the adventurous in England’s wettest, greenest valley, Julia heads for one of her favourite fells – the much-loved and rugged little peak, Castle Crag. 
 
Setting off from Rosthwaite, a small village in the jaws of Borrowdale, Julia takes in the history and landscape of the surrounding fells: from the miners and farmers that work this land, to the many sportsmen and adventurers who have called this place home – the likes of record fell runner Billy Bland and early 20th century adventurer Millican Dalton. 
 
The climax of this gorgeous valley walk sees Julia head up the much-cherished fell, Castle Crag.  
 
Standing at less than a 1000 feet, and joined by mountaineering legend, Sir Chris Bonington, Julia begs the question, which is best - Everest or Castle Crag?!
 
From the lush green valley floor, to magnificent views over Derwent Water, this walk is a great way to take home a lasting memory of the Lakes, and all in under three hours.