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Latrigg and Lonscale Fell (Lake District)

At the beginning of November we made our final trip of the year to the Lake District.  Before winter set in and all our Christmas preparations began we had decided  to spend a couple of nights in Keswick, regardless of what the weather may have in store for us.  The plan was primarily to enjoy the shops and pubs and then, if we did manage to fit in a climb or a walk, that would be a bonus.  It was something of a last-minute decision, but even so I was a little surprised to find that accommodation in Keswick was hard to come by so late in the year.  After an hour or so of internet searching I was finally able to book a couple of nights in a guesthouse on the edge of town, overlooking the River Greta.  I must admit it wouldn't have been my first choice, but it actually turned out to be pleasant, convenient and very reasonably priced. We left home early on a blustery and wet Friday morning, with the intention of arriving in Keswick by late morning and having lunch and a walk around t