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Crag Fell
523m (1716ft)

The Western Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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Record Crag Fell as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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Wainwright
(No. 163)

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English Dewey
132nd highest in England,
300th in England & Wales

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

The view from the summit of Crag Fell

Photo: David Hayter

You can find Crag Fell & all the walks that climb it on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

The Lake District National Park


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

OL4 The English Lakes - North Western area


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Map (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

89 West Cumbria, Cockermouth & Wast Water


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

See Crag Fell and the surrounding tops on our downloadable PDF Peak Bagging Maps:

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!


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

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

Richard Fulcher walked up on July 31st, 2022 [from/via/route] Parked on the side of the road at Scaly Moss near Ennerdale Bridge. Set off along the old mine road turning off to climb Grike. From Grike to Crag Fell via a boggy path . Good view of Ennerdale from the edge of the fell. We then descended Crag Fell & then climbed up to Whoap then down to a col & up to Lank Rigg. After viewing Sellafield we descended back down to the col & then followed Whoap Beck around Blakeley & then down the road to the car. [with] Jen [weather] Warm, light breeze, cloudy & some blue sky.

Claire Murray climbed on July 9th, 2022 [from/via/route] Park at stone circle, clearly marked path up to Grike, Crag Fell, Whoap & Lank Rigg. Lots of beautiful Fell Ponies. [with] Vitor - Lots of Fell Ponies at the stone circle

Paul Macey bagged on June 5th, 2022 [from/via/route] C340 [with] Luke [weather] Sunny

Tim Winn hiked on April 3rd, 2022 [from/via/route] Scaly Moss [with] Barry, Paul and Roger [weather] Sunny

Michael Austin summited on June 28th, 2021 [from/via/route] C340

Claire Kirk conquered on June 5th, 2021 [from/via/route] Near Kinniside Stone Circle [with] Alone [weather] Very sunny, quite breezy. Clear day

Christina Lander scaled on April 25th, 2021 [from/via/route] Scaly Moss, near Ennerdale Bridge - Grike - Crag Fell - Whoap - Lank Rigg - Whoap Beck - Scaly Moss [with] Dick [weather] A beautiful sunny day - During our holiday staying in Embleton

Darren Wilson walked up on April 25th, 2021 [from/via/route] Grike Calf Crag & Lank Rigg [with] Lone [weather] Beautiful day

Ian Mackenzie climbed on April 3rd, 2021 [from/via/route] Scaly Moss near the stone circle [with] Me, myself and I [weather] Sunny/Windy - First time up here, start of trying to bag all the Wainwrights.

Caroline Winter bagged on September 1st, 2020 [from/via/route] Ennerdale water Bleach car park, Anglers Crag, Crag Fell, Iron Crag, return to Crag fell, Ben Gill [with] Becky [weather] Very good views. Warm day 12 degrees on tops - Easier ascent is Ben Gill. Long walk along wall line to Iron crag. Had to retract to gate in wall to cross to west side. Found ourselves on forest track below Crag Fell on return but found metal pipe to descend Ben Gill. Plantation being felled due to disease (also, trees removed below Crag Fell), & advise not to take diagonal track, but no alternative offered. We needed to take route through derelict mill to get back to CP

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

Crag Fell summit cairn with Great Borne (left), Starling Dodd (centre), Red Pike (Buttermere) and High Stile in the distance

Crag Fell summit cairn with Great Borne (left), Starling Dodd (centre), Red Pike (Buttermere) and High Stile in the distance

Photo: Steven Mostyn (23)

Steeple and Long Crag with Crag Fell (sunlit in the distance), Ennerdale Water and Great Borne from Pillar

Steeple and Long Crag with Crag Fell (sunlit in the distance), Ennerdale Water and Great Borne from Pillar

Photo: Andy Malcolm (239)

Starling Dodd (left), Red Pike (Buttermere), High Stile and Pillar (right) and Ennerdale Water from the summit of Crag Fell

Starling Dodd (left), Red Pike (Buttermere), High Stile and Pillar (right) and Ennerdale Water from the summit of Crag Fell

Photo: Steven Mostyn (25)

Great Borne across Ennerdale from the summit of Crag Fell

Great Borne across Ennerdale from the summit of Crag Fell

Photo: Steven Mostyn (24)

Crag Fell summit cairn

Crag Fell summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (515)

Ben Gill and Ennerdale Weir from Crag Fell

Ben Gill and Ennerdale Weir from Crag Fell

Photo: David Hayter (229)

Iron Crag, Whoap, Crag Fell and Grike tower over Ennerdale Water from the summit of Red Pike (Buttermere)

Iron Crag, Whoap, Crag Fell and Grike tower over Ennerdale Water from the summit of Red Pike (Buttermere)

Photo: Tony Higgs (36)

Ennerdale Bridge, Bowness Knott, Great Bourne, Starling Dodd, Red Pike (Buttermere), High Stile and Pillar sourrounding Ennerdale Water from the summit of Crag Fell

Ennerdale Bridge, Bowness Knott, Great Bourne, Starling Dodd, Red Pike (Buttermere), High Stile and Pillar sourrounding Ennerdale Water from the summit of Crag Fell

Photo: Steven Mostyn (26)


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