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Castle Crag
290m (952ft)

The North Western Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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Walk Castle Crag walking UK Mountains in The North Western Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

Castle Crag

Photo: David Swales

Castle Crag is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL4
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)


OS Landranger Maps 89 & 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)



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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Castle Crag Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Castle Crag

Adrian Howard walked up on September 18th, 2017 [from/via/route] Grange

Gill Bates climbed on October 6th, 2018 [from/via/route] from Rothwaite

Mike Walker has bagged [with] Theresa

Christina Lander hiked on November 28th, 2019 [from/via/route] Rosthwaite - Castle Crag - Low Hows Wood - Rosthwaite [with] Dick & Meg [weather] Partly cloudy but bright - Late afternoon walk at the beginning of the holiday

Charlotte Hill summited on August 23rd, 2019 [from/via/route] From Rosthwaite YHA and back [with] Lewis [weather] Drizzle - Paul and Alex canoed to Grange and Lewis and I walked up Castle Crag

Richard Marchant conquered on August 30th, 2019 [from/via/route] We parked the car at the NT car park just off the B5289 near Quayfoot Quarry. We took the path out of the car park to Long Crag then ascended Brock Bield to Long Moss and eventually on to King's How. From there we followed the path down and across to Grange Fell. We then descended down to Rosthwaite and got on to the Cumbria Way and left it to ascend Castle Grag. Once we ascended Castle Crag we returned to the Cumbria Way and followed it to Grange and then on to the B5289 and back to the car. [with] My old friend from Sunderland Ray [weather] Bit of a light breeze but constant rain all day long. Cloud level was at about 650m - Ray did well to complete this walk, but on a serious note he needs to go to his GP and get a health check.

Geoffrey Robertshaw scaled on June 14th, 2019 [from/via/route] Up from Roshwaite [with] Wife [weather] Great - Great Views at the top

Chris Kent walked up on March 14th, 2019 [from/via/route] Parked in the National Trust car park in Borrowdale and did the walk straight up and back down again. Taking a couple of hours to complete we celebrated with a hot drink in the walkers cafe in the village. Definitely a must visit. [with] Gary (brother? [weather] Windy, showery and chilling - When parking in the village the Borrowdsle Mechanics Institute allows you to park all day, honesty box.

Simon Myerscough climbed on February 10th, 2019 [from/via/route] C135 from Seatoller [with] Joanne Myerscough [weather] Lovely day, cloudy and dry with light winds - brightening up at times

Andrew Johnson bagged on January 12th, 2019 [from/via/route] Rosthwaite [with] Chris ,Tim and Ted [weather] Cloudy and drizzle.

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Castle Crag

Derwent Water and Borrowdale from Castle Crag

Derwent Water and Borrowdale from Castle Crag

Photo: Dave Phillips (5)

Plaque at the bottom of Castle Crag

Plaque at the bottom of Castle Crag

Photo: Dave Phillips (2)

Slate stones on Castle Crag

Slate stones on Castle Crag

Photo: Philip Butler (11)

Derwent Water from the lower slopes of Castle Crag

Derwent Water from the lower slopes of Castle Crag

Photo: Dave Phillips (7)

Shepherds Crag from Castle Crag

Shepherds Crag from Castle Crag

Photo: Dave Phillips (6)

A pair of Scots Pines amongst the old quarry workings on the side of Castle Crag

A pair of Scots Pines amongst the old quarry workings on the side of Castle Crag

Photo: Andy Malcolm (117)

Borrowdale from Castle Crag

Borrowdale from Castle Crag

Photo: Dave Phillips (3)

The (tall) ladder stile and the Shoulthwaite Beck ravine south of Castle Crag (Ashness Fell)

The (tall) ladder stile and the Shoulthwaite Beck ravine south of Castle Crag (Ashness Fell)

Photo: Ron Anderson (7)

Plaque on Castle Crag summit

Plaque on Castle Crag summit

Photo: Dave Phillips (4)

Castle Crag from the summit of King's How

Castle Crag from the summit of King's How

Photo: Chris Leonard (52)


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