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Dale Head (Newlands)
753m (2471ft)

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


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

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Wainwright
(No. 63)

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

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21st highest in England,
477th 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)

Andrew Flynn walked up 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 climbed on July 1st, 1989 [from/via/route] From Little town via Scope End. Ciruit taking in Hindscarth, Dale Head, High Spy and Maiden Moor [with] St Clements Bog-Trotters [weather] Clear with some showers

Kevin Foster bagged 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 and returned to its former glory which befits such a stunning view point!

Christine Shepherd hiked 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 summited on July 14th, 2019 [weather] Sunny

Richard Marchant conquered on October 9th, 1988 [from/via/route] We parked at the NT car park at the base of Cat Bells. This walk was basically the Newlands Round although we didn't take in Hindscarth. We started with the ascent of Cat Bells and basically followed the ridge up to High Spy then dipped down before ascending Dale Head. With my Mum being a bit tired we missed Hindscarth out and carried on along the ridge to Robinson and then cut down in to the Newlands valley and worked out way back to the car. Another lovely memory for me. [with] Mum & Dad [weather] A fine day with no wind and wall to wall sunshine - Carried out the Newlands round horseshoe with my Mum and was taken during a weeks holiday in the Lakes with Mum and my Dad although I just went out walking up the mountains with my Mum as my Dad was not fit enough to join us. We stopped at a self catering cottage at Dockray. Probably the last holiday I had away from Dorset with my Mum and Dad,

Craig Steeland scaled on June 27th, 2019 [from/via/route] From top of Honnister PAss [with] With Sue [weather] Sunny, warm and dry

Richard Newell walked up on May 18th, 2019 [with] Sameer

Gerard Ball climbed on May 8th, 2019 [from/via/route] Hawes End - Catbells - Maiden Moor - High Spy - Dale Head, Robinson, Hindscarth - Back through Little Town to Hawes End [with] Julie Ball [weather] Light drizzle to start, blustery at times, by the end low cloud and rain with strong gusts of wind

Andrew Johnson bagged on March 19th, 2019 [from/via/route] Catbells car park [with] TeD [weather] Overcast and windy

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

The magnificent Newlands Valley from Dale Head (Newlands)

The magnificent Newlands Valley from Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Perry Biggs (1)

Hindscarth from Dale Head (Newlands) The Newlands Horseshoe

Hindscarth from Dale Head (Newlands) The Newlands Horseshoe

Photo: Ivor Bennett (4)

Brian on Dale Head (Newlands)

Brian on Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Stewart Green (1)

The Newlands Valley from Dale Head (Newlands)

The Newlands Valley from Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: William Ringwood (17)

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)

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)

Honister Pass from Dale Head (Newlands)

Honister Pass from Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Steve Brunt (5)

Hindscarth from Dale Head (Newlands)

Hindscarth from Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: William Ringwood (18)

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 (19)

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)


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