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Dove Crag
792m (2599ft)

The Eastern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


Record Dove Crag as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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English Mountain
47th highest in England,
85th in England & Wales

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(No. 38)

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56th highest in England,
104th in England & Wales

Walk Dove Crag walking UK Mountains in The Eastern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

The view from the summit of Dove Crag

Photo: Les Swindell

You can find Dove Crag & 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 Maps (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL5 The English Lakes - North Eastern area


OL7 The English Lakes - South Eastern area


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

90 Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside


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

See Dove Crag 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!


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See the location of Dove Crag and all 7 walks that climb it on an interactive Google Map


You can walk to the top of Dove Crag by using any of these 7 easy to follow route maps:

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

Mr Davison walked up on November 18th, 2017 [from/via/route] Fairfield horseshoe [with] Ian F, Ian F, Mike, Gary, Simon, Martyn, Andy [weather] sunny,

Christine Shepherd climbed on May 12th, 2007 [from/via/route] Fairfield Horseshoe & from Hartsop doing the Dovedale Round Did Fairfield Horseshoe for the fifth time on 19.6.22 [with] Tony Sailes [weather] Sunny but misty on summit - Climbed this again with my friend Miriam on 30.9.07as part of the Scandale Beck Horizon & then by myself in deep snow on 1.3.10 from Brother's Water. Did the Fairfield Horseshoe again in March 2012 & 25.3.18 Bagged again doing The Dovedale Round anti clockwise 10.07.2021. Finally visited The Priest Hole on Dove Crag on 2.04.2022.

Shirley Philips has bagged [from/via/route] Fairfield Horseshoe from Ambleside

Tony Halliday hiked on May 28th, 2022 [from/via/route] Circular walk starting at rydal taking in nab scar heron pike rydal fell great rigg Fairfield hart crag dove crag high pike & low pike known as the fairfield circular or round [with] My boarder terrier jimmy boo and George also my wife sal [weather] The weather was warm start dry sunny no wind but cooler on the summit some clouds - A tough circular roughly 11 miles great views over rydal water & Windermere & surrounding fells a brutal start of 3.5 hours of climbing & equally as brutal 3.5 hours of going down ended with a nice couple of pints & the sun came out in all its glory in the beer garden

Ian Ashton summited on April 2nd, 2022 [with] Solo

Geoff Hand conquered on January 12th, 2022 [from/via/route] Fairfield Round from Ambleside via Rydal Mount, Nab Scar, Heron Pike, Great Rigg, Fairfield, Hart Crag, Dove Crag, High Pike, Low Pike & back by Sweden Bridge. [with] Alone with Tess [weather] Cold, cloud & sun getting clearer as day went on. - Plenty of snow on Fairfield , Hart Cragg, Dove Crag & High Pike. Was treated to a fly-by the RAF between Hart Crag & Dove Cragg. Scared Tess out of her wits!

Pete George scaled on November 12th, 2021 [from/via/route] Ambleside [with] Roco [weather] Sunny but wet underfoot

Carl Tillotson walked up on August 28th, 2021 [from/via/route] Fairfield Horseshoe [with] June [weather] Sunny, little wind, high level cloud - Went down the bad step, not bad in the end, lol.

Andrew Flynn climbed on August 14th, 2021 [from/via/route] Fairfield Horseshoe [with] Nicola [weather] Sunny

Jeremy Torrance bagged on July 27th, 2013 [from/via/route] Ambleside [with] Duncan [weather] Sunny - Fairfield Horseshoe

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

Dove Crag from High Pike (Scandale)

Dove Crag from High Pike (Scandale)

Photo: Peter Inglis (2)

Great Ridge, Heron Pike and Windermere beyond from Fairfield

Great Ridge, Heron Pike and Windermere beyond from Fairfield

Photo: Raymond Brown (29)

Fairfield and Hart Crag from Dove Crag

Fairfield and Hart Crag from Dove Crag

Photo: Peter Inglis (3)

Sitting on Dove Crag summit cairn in the snow

Sitting on Dove Crag summit cairn in the snow

Photo: Christine Shepherd (470)

Great Rigg (left) Fairfield (centre) and Dove Crag (right) from Heron Pike

Great Rigg (left) Fairfield (centre) and Dove Crag (right) from Heron Pike

Photo: Jamie Caryl (1)

Brothers Water and Hartsop from Dove Crag

Brothers Water and Hartsop from Dove Crag

Photo: Les Swindell (2)

Dove Crag from Scandale Pass

Dove Crag from Scandale Pass

Photo: Chris Pearson (11)

Dove Crag, Hart Crag and Fairfield from Hartsop Dodd

Dove Crag, Hart Crag and Fairfield from Hartsop Dodd

Photo: Ivor Bennett (15)

Great Rigg (right) and High Pike (Scandale) (left) from Dove Crag

Great Rigg (right) and High Pike (Scandale) (left) from Dove Crag

Photo: Christine Shepherd (7)

Great Rigg, Fairfield, Hart Crag and St Sunday Crag from Dove Crag

Great Rigg, Fairfield, Hart Crag and St Sunday Crag from Dove Crag

Photo: Mike Walker (326)

Dove Crag summit cairn

Dove Crag summit cairn

Photo: Mike Walker (324)

Hart Crag from Dove Crag

Hart Crag from Dove Crag

Photo: Mike Walker (327)

Dove Crag, Hart Crag and Fairfield dominate the skyline beyond Brothers Water

Dove Crag, Hart Crag and Fairfield dominate the skyline beyond Brothers Water

Photo: Andy Malcolm (122)

Snow on Fairfield and Hart Crag from Dove Crag

Snow on Fairfield and Hart Crag from Dove Crag

Photo: Timothy Towers (2)

The Fairfield Horseshoe from the summit of Fairfield with Dove Crag (left), Rydal Beck, Ambleside, Windermere, Nab Scar and Heron Pike (prominent right)

The Fairfield Horseshoe from the summit of Fairfield with Dove Crag (left), Rydal Beck, Ambleside, Windermere, Nab Scar and Heron Pike (prominent right)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (116)

Dove Crag summit cairn

Dove Crag summit cairn

Photo: Mike Walker (325)

High Pike from Dove Crag

High Pike from Dove Crag

Photo: Raymond Brown (28)


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