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

Claire Murray walked up on November 21st, 2021 [from/via/route] Dale Head, Hindscarth & Robinson from near Buttermere [with] Vitor - E shaped walk. Hard going up but then easy going at the top.

Tom Mcbeath climbed on June 17th, 2022 [from/via/route] Walked from Hindscarth (Circular) [with] Ursula [weather] Windy with ominous clouds approaching which was covering tops of neighbouring fells - Good shoulder walk from Robinson

Richard Fulcher bagged on March 21st, 2022 [from/via/route] Parked at Little Town car park & ascended to Maiden Moor. Followed the ridge route to High Spy & then down to Dalehead Tarn. From the tarn up steep ascent to Dale Head, down & up to Hindscarth & down & up to Robinson. Tricky descent via Blea Crags & easier along High Snab Bank then ver steep down to Low High Snab! Gentle stroll then back to the car. [with] Jen [weather] Mostly gentle winds & a bright but hazy day. Cold on the tops especially when the sun disappeared behind the cloud. A great weather day overall. - Easier to ascend Robinson by the ridge route than to descend.

Claire Kirk hiked 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 summited 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 conquered on May 29th, 2021 [from/via/route] honnister [with] logan Heywood [weather] Mixed

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

Dave Eyes walked up 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 climbed 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 bagged 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

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Dale Head (Newlands)

Dalehead Tarn from Dale Head (Newlands)

Dalehead Tarn from Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Mark Johnson (7)

*The Newlands Valley from Dale Head (Newlands)

*The Newlands Valley from Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Richard Nicholls (29)

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: Mark Johnson (6)

The Newlands Valley from Dale Head (Newlands)

The Newlands Valley from Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Richard Nicholls (28)

Gatesgarth and Fleetwith Pike (with Robinson and Dale Head (Newlands) beyond) from High Stile

Gatesgarth and Fleetwith Pike (with Robinson and Dale Head (Newlands) beyond) from High Stile

Photo: Rob Pullan (20)

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)

High Snockrigg, Robinson, Hindscarth and Dale Head (Newlands) above Dodd (Buttermere) and Buttermere Lake from Red Pike (Buttermere)

High Snockrigg, Robinson, Hindscarth and Dale Head (Newlands) above Dodd (Buttermere) and Buttermere Lake from Red Pike (Buttermere)

Photo: Tony Higgs (34)

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

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

Photo: Christine Shepherd (478)

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)

Dale Head (Newlands) summit

Dale Head (Newlands) summit

Photo: William Ringwood (16)

Cat Bells, High Spy (just poking up) and Dale Head (Newlands) (in the distance far right) from the Swinside Inn near Portinscale

Cat Bells, High Spy (just poking up) and Dale Head (Newlands) (in the distance far right) from the Swinside Inn near Portinscale

Photo: Mike Walker (360)

Dramatic clouds seen from the summit of Dale Head (Newlands)

Dramatic clouds seen from the summit of Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Fred Bell (2)

From left to right: Dale Head (Newlands), Hindscarth, High Crags and Robinson from just beyond Little Town

From left to right: Dale Head (Newlands), Hindscarth, High Crags and Robinson from just beyond Little Town

Photo: Rob Barklamb (50)

The magnificent Newlands Valley from Dale Head (Newlands)

The magnificent Newlands Valley from Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Perry Biggs (1)

Dale Head (Newlands) summit cairn

Dale Head (Newlands) summit cairn

Photo: Perry Biggs (2)

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

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

Photo: Alan Wainwright (235)

Brocken Spectre on the summit of Dale Head (Newlands)

Brocken Spectre on the summit of Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Fred Bell (4)

Honister Pass from Dale Head (Newlands)

Honister Pass from Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Steve Brunt (5)

Brocken Spectre seen from the summit of Dale Head (Newlands)

Brocken Spectre seen from the summit of Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Fred Bell (3)


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