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Dale Head (Newlands)
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Dale Head (Newlands) Summit

Photograph by Rob Barklamb

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  • OS Explorer (Orange Covers) sheet: OL4
  • OS Landranger (Pink Covers) sheet: 89 and 90
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    You can walk to the top of Dale Head (Newlands) by using any of these 4 easy to follow route maps:

    Walk c142 Robinson and Dale Head from Little Town

    Route Summary: - Little Town, High Snab Bank, Blea Crags, Robinson, Littledale Edge, Hindscarth, Hindscarth Edge, Dale Head (Newlands), Dalehead Tarn, Newlands Valley, Newlands Church, Little Town.

    Length: 14km (8¾ miles) | Ascent: 937m (3,073ft) | Allow at least: 6¼hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


    Walk c100 The Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End

    Route Summary: - Hawes End, Derwent Water, Skelgill Bank, Woodford's Path, Cat Bells (Catbells), Maiden Moor, High Spy (North Top), High Spy, Dalehead Tarn, Dale Head (Newlands), Hindscarth, High Crags, Scope End, Low Snab Farm, Newlands Church, Little Town, Newlands Valley, Hawes End, Derwent Water.

    Length: 16km (10 miles) | Ascent: 1,093m (3,585ft) | Allow at least: 7¼hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


    Walk c313 The Newlands Fells from Hawes End

    Route Summary: - Hawes End, Derwent Water, Skelgill Bank, Woodford's Path, Cat Bells (Catbells), Maiden Moor, High Spy (North Top), High Spy, Dale Head Tarn, Dale Head (Newlands), Hindscarth Edge, Hindscarth, Littledale Edge, Robinson, High Snab Bank, Newlands Church, Little Town, Hawes End, Derwent Water.

    Length: 19km (12 miles) | Ascent: 1,266m (4,152ft) | Allow at least: 8½hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


    Walk c459 The Greater Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End

    Route Summary: - Hawes End, Derwent Water, Skelgill Bank, Woodford's Path, Cat Bells (Catbells), Maiden Moor, High Spy (North Top), High Spy, Dalehead Tarn, Dale Head (Newlands), Hindscarth, Littledale Edge, Robinson, High Snockrigg, Moss Force, Newlands Hause, Knott Rigg, Ard Crags, Birkrigg, Keskerdale Beck, Newlands Church, Newlands Beck, Little Town, Skelgill Farm, Hawes End Derwent Water.

    Length: 24km (15 miles) | Ascent: 1,648m (5,409ft) | Allow at least: 11hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Very Hard



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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 Johnson walked up Dale Head (Newlands) on March 19th, 2019 [from/via/route] Catbells car park [with] TeD [weather] Overcast and windy

    Stephen Rowley climbed Dale Head (Newlands) during 2015 [from/via/route] Walkup from a Newland valley hut, along the ridge to Maiden Moor then to High spy and back down [with] Marc

    Caroline Winter bagged Dale Head (Newlands) on August 14th, 2018 [from/via/route] Buttermere, Robinson, Hindscarth, Dale Head, Honister Slate mine [with] Becky [weather] Fog, low cloud and poor visibility, rain on Hindscarth Edge - Difficulty navigating once on Buttermere moss. Too low, and no visibility of tops. Managed to get onto Robinson steep track with following a bearing. Nil views all day. Path down to slate mine much gentler than expected.

    Stephen Eddy hiked Dale Head (Newlands) on July 13th, 2018 [from/via/route] Hawes End [with] Mike Woodhouse and Tony Harris [weather] Cloudy

    Lucy Perchard summited Dale Head (Newlands) on May 12th, 2018 [from/via/route] On the Newlands Horseshoe from High Spy [with] Tony [weather] Lovely - Fantastic views down the Newlands Valley

    Jo Dixon conquered Dale Head (Newlands) on June 17th, 2017 [from/via/route] Little Town [with] Myself [weather] Sunnw - Newlands Horseshoe

    Chris Sheard scaled Dale Head (Newlands) on October 9th, 1999 [from/via/route] From Hindscarth [with] George & Baz [weather] Mizzle, grey - not very nice no views

    Robert Shaw walked up Dale Head (Newlands) on May 11th, 2008 [from/via/route] Approached from the Robinson. [with] The usual crew [weather] Clear

    Wayne Baxter climbed Dale Head (Newlands) on April 18th, 2014 [from/via/route] Little town, Robinson, Hindscarth, Dale Head, Little Town [with] Sue, Trevor and Wendy [weather] Sunny

    Jon Mapp bagged Dale Head (Newlands) on November 26th, 2016 [from/via/route] walk C273 [with] Suzzanné [weather] Loads of snow - very deep, clear skies - Great views, a good walk with good paths, Skiddaw House looks very lonely.

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

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

    1. The tall cairn on the summit of Dale Head (Newlands)
    Photo: Christine Shepherd (478)

    Looking NW from Grey Knotts above Honister Slate Mine to Fleetwith Pike (left) and Robinson, Littledale Edge, Hindscarth and Dale Head (Newlands) on the other side of the valley

    2. Looking NW from Grey Knotts above Honister Slate Mine to Fleetwith Pike (left) and Robinson, Littledale Edge, Hindscarth and Dale Head (Newlands) on the other side of the valley
    Photo: Stephen Turner (1)

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

    3. 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)

    Brian on Dale Head (Newlands)

    4. Brian on Dale Head (Newlands)
    Photo: Stewart Green (1)

    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)

    5. 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)

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

    6. From left to right: Dale Head (Newlands), Hindscarth, High Crags and Robinson from just beyond Little Town
    Photo: Rob Barklamb (50)

    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)

    7. 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)

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

    8. Dramatic clouds seen from the summit of Dale Head (Newlands)
    Photo: Fred Bell (2)

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

    9. Brocken Spectre seen from the summit of Dale Head (Newlands)
    Photo: Fred Bell (3)

    Brocken Spectre on the summit of Dale Head (Newlands)

    10. Brocken Spectre on the summit of Dale Head (Newlands)
    Photo: Fred Bell (4)


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