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Dale Head (Newlands)
753m (2471ft)

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


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English Mountain
68th highest in England,
117th in England & Wales

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Wainwright
(No. 63)

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English Nuttall
84th highest in England,
144th in England & Wales

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English Marilyn
21st highest in England,
477th highest in Great Britain

Walk Dale Head (Newlands) walking UK Mountains in The North Western Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

Dale Head (Newlands) Summit

Photo: Rob Barklamb

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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 Dale Head (Newlands) Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Dale Head (Newlands)

Claire Kirk walked up on December 18th, 2021 [from/via/route] Little Town [with] Alone [weather] Freezing in the valleys, warmer on the tops. Inversion over Buttermere

Peter Fielding climbed on June 17th, 2021 [from/via/route] Newlands round from little town [with] Peter and Ruth [weather] Lovely day, during first 5 day stay at new caravan - Fantastic walk - 6.5 hrs with just two very short stops

Neil Heywood bagged on May 29th, 2021 [from/via/route] honnister [with] logan Heywood [weather] Mixed

Richard Marshall hiked on October 11th, 2020 [from/via/route] From Newlands church [with] Bo & Roxy and Andy Pratt [weather] Warm Sunny

Dave Eyes summited on September 28th, 2020 [from/via/route] Parked at Littletown. Ascended up to the path between Catbells & Maiden Moor & walked along to High Spy. Travelled on to Dale Head Tarn & up the side to Dale Head. Continued round to Hindscarth & then back to the ridge walk & on to Robinson. Returned to Littletown along the back of Robinson [with] Christine Eyes [weather] Cloudy with strong wind & some rain & very wet under foot. Limited views. - Limited views.

Andrew Flynn conquered on August 8th, 2020 [from/via/route] c459 The Greater Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End [with] Nicola [weather] Very very sunny - Ran out of water with approx 7 miles to go. A lot of lessons learnt that day.

Andy Buxton scaled on July 1st, 1989 [from/via/route] From Little town via Scope End. Ciruit taking in Hindscarth, Dale Head, High Spy & Maiden Moor [with] St Clements Bog-Trotters [weather] Clear with some showers

Kevin Foster walked up on March 16th, 2020 [from/via/route] Hindscarth. [with] Henry. [weather] Sunny with broken cloud. Cold northerly wind. - Climbing steeply up Hindscarth Edge there were great birds-eye views of the cliffs of Honister Pass across the valley including the impressive 'via ferrata' which follows the old miners track up the steep incline. It was good to see that the summit cairn on Dale Head has been repaired & returned to its former glory which befits such a stunning view point!

Christine Shepherd climbed during June, 2005 [from/via/route] Walked from Littletown [with] On my own [weather] Excellent walking weather. - Took a group up to this summit a month after my first visit. I then climbed Dale Head again on 15.9.11 after reading 'The Fell Walker' by Michael Wood in which one of the murder victims gets pushed from this summit! Climbed again as part of the 10 in 10 challenge on 22.6.19.

Jamie Bryan bagged on July 14th, 2019 [weather] Sunny

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This is me on Dale Head (Newlands) summit having climbed up from Honister Slate Mine whilst going a Buttermere circular walk

This is me on Dale Head (Newlands) summit having climbed up from Honister Slate Mine whilst going a Buttermere circular walk

Photo: Marc Pither (1)

The magnificent Newlands Valley from Dale Head (Newlands)

The magnificent Newlands Valley from Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Perry Biggs (1)

The Newlands Valley from Dale Head (Newlands)

The Newlands Valley from Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Mark Johnson (6)

Dale Head (Newlands) from Fleetwith Pike summit

Dale Head (Newlands) from Fleetwith Pike summit

Photo: Mike Walker (539)

Robinson, Handscarth and Dale Head (Newlands) from Honister Hause

Robinson, Handscarth and Dale Head (Newlands) from Honister Hause

Photo: Alan Wainwright (235)

Hindscarth from Dale Head (Newlands)

Hindscarth from Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: William Ringwood (18)

The tall cairn on the summit of Dale Head (Newlands)

The tall cairn on the summit of Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (478)

Looking south from the summit of Dale Head (Newlands) with (left to right) Great End, Broad Crag, Ill Crag and Scafell Pike on the horizon and Great Gable (far right - mid distance)

Looking south from the summit of Dale Head (Newlands) with (left to right) Great End, Broad Crag, Ill Crag and Scafell Pike on the horizon and Great Gable (far right - mid distance)

Photo: Fred Bell (1)

The view from the summit of Swinside (Portinscale) featuring Derwent Water, Cat Bells , Maiden Moor, High Spy, Dale Head (Newlands), Hindscarth, Robinson, Causey Pike, Sail, Crag Hill (Eel Crag), Barrow and Gridedale Pike

The view from the summit of Swinside (Portinscale) featuring Derwent Water, Cat Bells , Maiden Moor, High Spy, Dale Head (Newlands), Hindscarth, Robinson, Causey Pike, Sail, Crag Hill (Eel Crag), Barrow and Gridedale Pike

Photo: Mike Walker (353)

The Newlands Valley from Dale Head (Newlands)

The Newlands Valley from Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Richard Nicholls (28)

Dale Head (Newlands), Honister Pass and Grey Knotts from Hindscarth Edge

Dale Head (Newlands), Honister Pass and Grey Knotts from Hindscarth Edge

Photo: Chris Haselden (33)

The Newlands Valley from Dale Head (Newlands)

The Newlands Valley from Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Chris Haselden (34)

The Newlands Valley from Dale Head (Newlands)

The Newlands Valley from Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Gerry Ball (2)

Brocken Spectre on the summit of Dale Head (Newlands)

Brocken Spectre on the summit of Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Fred Bell (4)

Dale Head (Newlands) from Honister Crag (Black Star)

Dale Head (Newlands) from Honister Crag (Black Star)

Photo: Mike Walker (536)

Dale Head (Newlands) summit

Dale Head (Newlands) summit

Photo: William Ringwood (16)

Looking down towards Buttermere from Honister Hause with Bell Crags (left) and Robinson (centre right), Hindscarth (right) & the shoulder of Dale Head (Newlands) far right)

Looking down towards Buttermere from Honister Hause with Bell Crags (left) and Robinson (centre right), Hindscarth (right) & the shoulder of Dale Head (Newlands) far right)

Photo: Mike Walker (530)

Dalehead Tarn from Dale Head (Newlands)

Dalehead Tarn from Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Mark Johnson (7)

Skiddaw and Blencathra in the distance and then High Spy and Maiden Moor forming the ridge on the right from the summit of Dale Head (Newlands)

Skiddaw and Blencathra in the distance and then High Spy and Maiden Moor forming the ridge on the right from the summit of Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Rob Barklamb (49)

The Newlands Valley from Dale Head (Newlands)

The Newlands Valley from Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Steve Brunt (4)


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