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Castle Crag
290m (952ft)

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


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(No. 214)

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

Tim Winn walked up on October 3rd, 2021 [from/via/route] Rosthwaite [with] Barry, Roger, Paul, Andy and Dave [weather] Wet ………. Very wet!

Helen Williams climbed on April 12th, 2017 [from/via/route] Grange [with] Dad, Paul, Ross, Matthew and Sweep [weather] Cloudy with sunny spells

Claire Murray bagged on August 22nd, 2021 [from/via/route] National Trust Car Park was filled so had to park further away. Walked up Maiden Moor High Spy & Castle Crag. [with] Vitor [weather] Lovely day, very hot to start with but better nearer the top - Took around 7hrs to walk! But it was a lovely walk. Hard going up hill but definitely worth it.

Wayne Baxter hiked on August 15th, 2021 [from/via/route] From Rosthwaite car park follow the path passed around the river Derwent up to Castle crag [with] Sue, Steven and Bev [weather] Cloudy

Ian Cox summited on July 7th, 2021 [from/via/route] Circular from Hawes End Ferry Jetty, taking in 4 Wainrights - ferry over from Keswick [with] Nicola Cox [weather] Beautiful sunshine & 20 degs

Julie Hill conquered on April 15th, 2021 [from/via/route] Keswick [with] Dave Hill & Isla [weather] Sunny , windy,

Louise Gardner scaled on June 5th, 2021 [from/via/route] Seatoiler [with] myself [weather] Sunny

Christine Shepherd walked up on July 16th, 2006 [from/via/route] Used walk c135 from Seatoller Climbed again from Grange on 30.04.2021 [with] A group from St George's Church, Leeds [weather] Very, very hot & sunny.

Michael Nolan climbed on April 16th, 2017 [weather] Brilliant bright day!

Michael Wright bagged on September 17th, 2020 [from/via/route] Seatoller [with] Anita [weather] Cloudy, then persistent rain

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

The River Derwent below Castle Crag

The River Derwent below Castle Crag

Photo: Andy Malcolm (116)

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)

Derwent Water and Borrowdale with Cat Bells, Maiden Moor and Castle Crag on the right from the northern end of the lake

Derwent Water and Borrowdale with Cat Bells, Maiden Moor and Castle Crag on the right from the northern end of the lake

Photo: Chris Brankin (45)

Plaque on Castle Crag summit

Plaque on Castle Crag summit

Photo: Dave Phillips (4)

Early morning valley mist below Dale Head (Newlands) and High Spy, Maiden Moor & Cat Bells (Catbells) with the summit of Castle Crag (front right) lit by a ray of sunshine from Rosthwaite

Early morning valley mist below Dale Head (Newlands) and High Spy, Maiden Moor & Cat Bells (Catbells) with the summit of Castle Crag (front right) lit by a ray of sunshine from Rosthwaite

Photo: Alan Wainwright (234)

Castle Crag from the Derwent Water launch

Castle Crag from the Derwent Water launch

Photo: Brian Balfe (18)

Derwent Water from the lower slopes of Castle Crag

Derwent Water from the lower slopes of Castle Crag

Photo: Dave Phillips (7)

Castle Crag from Lingy End

Castle Crag from Lingy End

Photo: Stephen Collins (69)

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)

Helvellyn from Castle Crag (Ashness Fell)

Helvellyn from Castle Crag (Ashness Fell)

Photo: Ron Anderson (6)

Borrowdale from Castle Crag

Borrowdale from Castle Crag

Photo: Dave Phillips (3)

Slate stones on Castle Crag

Slate stones on Castle Crag

Photo: Philip Butler (11)

Plaque at the bottom of Castle Crag

Plaque at the bottom of Castle Crag

Photo: Dave Phillips (2)

Derwent Water and Borrowdale from Castle Crag

Derwent Water and Borrowdale from Castle Crag

Photo: Dave Phillips (5)

Castle Crag from the summit of King's How

Castle Crag from the summit of King's How

Photo: Chris Leonard (52)

Haweswater Reservoir, The Rigg with Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) beyond from near Castle Crag

Haweswater Reservoir, The Rigg with Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) beyond from near Castle Crag

Photo: Mike Knipe (72)

Shepherds Crag from Castle Crag

Shepherds Crag from Castle Crag

Photo: Dave Phillips (6)

Castle Crag in the 'Jaws' of Borrowdale taken from the north end of Derwent Water

Castle Crag in the 'Jaws' of Borrowdale taken from the north end of Derwent Water

Photo: Chris Brankin (43)


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