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Castle Crag
290m (952ft)

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


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1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

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See Castle Crag and the surrounding tops on our free-to-access 'Google Style' Peak Bagging Maps:

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NB: Whether you print off a copy on to paper or download it to your phone, these PDF Peak Baggers Maps will prove incredibly useful when your are up there on the tops and you cannot get a phone signal!


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You can walk to the top of Castle Crag by using any of these 3 easy to follow route maps:

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

Pete George walked up on May 14th, 2022 [from/via/route] Rosthwaite [with] Roco [weather] Warm & clear

Neil Wallbank climbed on May 2nd, 2022 [from/via/route] Grange [with] Tilly [weather] Cloudy

Kevin Marsden bagged on February 5th, 2022 [from/via/route] Seatoller [weather] Torrential rain & strong wind

Tony Halliday hiked on November 22nd, 2021 [from/via/route] Circular walk cat bells maiden moor high spy & castle crag [with] My boarder terrier jimmy [weather] The weather was cool no wind & dry decent views - Nice circular roughly 10 miles little gem of a wainwright

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

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

Claire Murray scaled 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 walked up 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 climbed 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 bagged on April 15th, 2021 [from/via/route] Keswick [with] Dave Hill & Isla [weather] Sunny , windy,

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

Helvellyn from Castle Crag (Ashness Fell)

Helvellyn from Castle Crag (Ashness Fell)

Photo: Ron Anderson (6)

Castle Crag from Lingy End

Castle Crag from Lingy End

Photo: Stephen Collins (69)

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)

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)

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)

Derwent Water from the lower slopes of Castle Crag

Derwent Water from the lower slopes of Castle Crag

Photo: Dave Phillips (7)

Plaque at the bottom of Castle Crag

Plaque at the bottom of Castle Crag

Photo: Dave Phillips (2)

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)

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)

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)

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)

Derwent Water and Borrowdale from Castle Crag

Derwent Water and Borrowdale from Castle Crag

Photo: Dave Phillips (5)

Castle Crag from the Derwent Water launch

Castle Crag from the Derwent Water launch

Photo: Brian Balfe (18)

The River Derwent below Castle Crag

The River Derwent below Castle Crag

Photo: Andy Malcolm (116)

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)

Shepherds Crag from Castle Crag

Shepherds Crag from Castle Crag

Photo: Dave Phillips (6)


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