- Mountain (Hewitt), Wainwright & Nuttall Not Logged On

Great Calva
690m (2264ft)

The Northern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


Tap/mouse over a coloured circle (1-3 easy walks, 4-6 moderate walks, 7-9 hard walks) and click to select. To see multiple walks that start in the same location (where available) choose 'Satellite' and Zoom in.




Record Great Calva as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


English Mountain Icon

English Mountain
110th highest in England,
182nd in England & Wales

Wainwright Icon

Wainwright
(No. 95)

English Nuttall Icon

English Nuttall
145th highest in England,
237th in England & Wales

Walk Great Calva walking UK Mountains in The Northern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

Great Calva Summit

Photo: David Hayter

Great Calva is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL4
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)


OS Landranger Maps 89 & 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)



Great Calva is on Peak Bagging Map & Hill Tick List:

*Version marked with the walk routes you need to follow to Walk all 214 Wainwrights in just 59 walks.


You can walk to the top of Great Calva by using any of these 3 easy to follow route maps:






Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Great Calva Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Great Calva

Nick Dobson walked up on August 9th, 2020 [from/via/route] car park at top of Blease road Threlkeld [with] Margaret and Ralph [weather] Hot sunny clear day. - 9 mile there and back via Skiddaw House, a great walk with tremendous views the whole way.

Tony Rogerson climbed on December 25th, 2019 [with] Charlie

Andrew Johnson bagged on October 18th, 2019 [from/via/route] Longlands [with] Ted [weather] Cloudy, misty on tops

Jamie Bryan hiked on August 18th, 2019 [from/via/route] c200 [weather] Windy af

Dave Eyes summited on July 8th, 2019 [from/via/route] Parked at Peter House Farm and walked up the Cumbrian Way route to the stile and then up the side of Bakestall. Back down to the Cumbrian Way and around to Great Calva. Retrace steps back to the car. 8.4 miles. [with] Christine Eyes [weather] Warm day - a few spots of rain - decent views

Tom Mcbeath conquered on June 26th, 2019 [from/via/route] Walked from Knott Fell [with] Ursula [weather] Sunny, day with a good breeze - Waked back to Gainsgill Beck carpark

Chris Sheard scaled on April 14th, 2019 [from/via/route] Across from Knott starting from Mosedale [with] Solo [weather] Staying very cold and windy easterly - very blowy - Across fro Knott found a quiet spot for a ssnack on the saddle - quite tough heather off slope, broken ground with sharp boulders - knee scraped on rusted fence - Vey long off back to Mosedale

Craig Steeland walked up on October 6th, 2018 [from/via/route] From car park in Mosedale village [with] Sue [weather] Cool, sunny and dry.

Mark Davidson climbed on August 31st, 2004 [from/via/route] go4awalk.com walk c200:- Mosedale (Mungrisdale), Carrock Fell, Round Knott, Miton Hill, Hare Stones, High Pike (Caldbeck), Hare Stones, Great Lingy Hill, Lingy Hut, Little Lingy Hill, Knott (Uldale Fells), Little Calva, Great Calva, The Cumbria Way, Grainsgill Beck, River Caldew, Swineside, Mosedale (Mungrisdale) [with] Mike [weather] Lovely and sunny

Richard Marshall bagged on October 7th, 2018 [from/via/route] Made up [with] Bo [weather] Bright but windy

Michael Nolan hiked on April 24th, 2018 [from/via/route] walked c127 how can it be this cold in April!! good morning rotten wet afternoon [weather] decent a.m. rotten p.m.

Wayne Baxter summited on April 2nd, 2018 [from/via/route] Mosedale, along Cumbria way and up Great Calva and return same way. [with] Sue, Wendy & Trevor [weather] Cloudy with sun later

Derek Parkin conquered on March 19th, 2016 [from/via/route] Knott [with] Lynn Parkin [weather] cloudy

Anthony Scott scaled on March 7th, 2017 [from/via/route] Mosedale [with] me [weather] 8 degrees, blue sky at start but clouded over and cool - Bit boggy between Knott and Great Calva. Walk 188

Leon Harvey walked up on January 8th, 2017 [with] Solo

Simon Boddy climbed on December 4th, 2016 [from/via/route] Peter House Farm [with] My girlfriend [weather] Sunny but very cold.

John Almond bagged on October 10th, 2016 [from/via/route] go4awalk c200 from Mosedale - Carrock Fell - High Pike - Knott - Great Calva [with] Solo [weather] Increasing cloud with a cool wind on the tops

Adrian Sherriff hiked on September 18th, 2015 [from/via/route] c200

Phillip Bulley summited on July 14th, 2016 [from/via/route] Knott [with] Ruby [weather] Sunny and very hot.

Elaine Grayson conquered on October 4th, 2015 [from/via/route] grainsgill bridge wiley beck great clava knott [with] robin [weather] good

Nick Christian scaled on September 19th, 2015 [with] Mick Ottey

Victoria Bates walked up on August 31st, 2015 [from/via/route] c200 with Bakestall [with] Mark

Claire Lloyd climbed on August 27th, 2014 [from/via/route] Dash Falls [with] Family and friends

Elaine Evans bagged on April 17th, 2015 [from/via/route] Parked at Orthwaite, walked up Great Cockup, across to Knott via Frozen Fell, then on to Great Calva and Little Calva, down to Dash Falls and back to Orthwaite. [with] Sue [weather] Beautiful day, sunny but hazy and a cool breeze in places. - Some boggy ground and tricky descent to Dash falls.

John Tippins hiked on April 7th, 2015 [from/via/route] Longlands [with] Me [weather] Warm and sunny

Clive Ward summited on October 8th, 2014 [from/via/route] Fell Side. One of 8.. See Brae Fell [with] Ian, Chris [weather] Ok

Keith Eastman conquered on June 21st, 2014 [from/via/route] c200

David Noble scaled on April 17th, 2014 [from/via/route] Mosedale, up Cumbria way to skiddaw house then up and down along side fence and back to mosedale [with] Me and Jack [weather] Overcast, heavy rain then clear skies

Kevin Parnham walked up on March 17th, 2014 [from/via/route] From Swinside via Knott [with] Jo [weather] Clear and windy

Harry Meijer climbed on June 3rd, 2014 [from/via/route] Great Calva & The Northern Fells [with] The Lake District Walker

Darren Mortimer bagged on August 31st, 2013 [from/via/route] Mosedale [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Nice at first then the wind picked up and rain followed. Full winter gear entailed

Tony Aspden hiked on September 13th, 2007 [with] Andy [weather] Sunny

Iain Taylor summited on April 24th, 2011 [from/via/route] Nr Applethwaite (NY 28047 25403)

Paul Carmichael conquered on August 20th, 2012 [from/via/route] basenthwaite [with] solo [weather] sunny

Christine Shepherd scaled on July 23rd, 2008 [from/via/route] Walked from Mosedale using walk c200. [with] On my own [weather] Bright and sunny on the tops but quite humid when I set off.

Christine Knowles walked up on September 22nd, 2011 [from/via/route] After Skiddaw and Little Man - [with] Graham [weather] Nice by this time. Pretty windy still

Charlie Housley climbed on November 9th, 2010 [from/via/route] Up the valley path along Skiddaw House path. [with] Joanna. [weather] Changeable to say the least. Snow and blizzard on the tops then sun in the valley.

Matthew Thomas, Mr M A Blanchard, Jonathan Tobin, Louis Smith, David Watson, Linda Mckeogh, Trevor Longman, Louise Sandwith, John Walter, David Shaw, David Laws, John Grimes, Raymond Barnett, Patricia Dilley, Simon Duerden, Colin Egan, Tracey Cowell, Paul Booth, Jeanette Coward, Tracey Cordes, Trevor Williams, Paul Henderson, Alan Davidson, John Cuthbert, Stephen Millington, Neville Rapley, Jacqui Smith, Ray O'Hara and Libby Burns have all walked, climbed & bagged Great Calva.

To add (or remove) your name and experiences on this page - Log On and edit your Personal Mountain Bagging Record

. . . [see less walk reports]



More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Great Calva

Blencathra  or Saddleback from Great Calva

Blencathra or Saddleback from Great Calva

Photo: David Hayter (36)

*Bakestall, Great Calva, Skiddaw House, Blencathra (Saddleback) and Lonscale Fell from Skiddaw

*Bakestall, Great Calva, Skiddaw House, Blencathra (Saddleback) and Lonscale Fell from Skiddaw

Photo: Colin Jenkins (9)

Great Calva and Whitewater Dash from The Cumbria Way at Melbecks, Back o' Skiddaw

Great Calva and Whitewater Dash from The Cumbria Way at Melbecks, Back o' Skiddaw

Photo: Colin Jenkins (17)

Carl Side, Skiddaw and Lonscale Fell (centre left), Great Calva (centre) and Belncathra or Saddleback, Bannerdale Crags and Souther Fell (centre right) from the summit of High Rigg

Carl Side, Skiddaw and Lonscale Fell (centre left), Great Calva (centre) and Belncathra or Saddleback, Bannerdale Crags and Souther Fell (centre right) from the summit of High Rigg

Photo: Peter Crumpler (4)

Mosedale (Mungrisdale) from Great Calva

Mosedale (Mungrisdale) from Great Calva

Photo: Dave Richards (7)

Great Calva from Knott (Uldale Fells)

Great Calva from Knott (Uldale Fells)

Photo: Dave Richards (6)

*Great Calva, Burnt Horse, Blencathra (Saddleback) and Lonscale Crags from (North of) Lonscale Fell

*Great Calva, Burnt Horse, Blencathra (Saddleback) and Lonscale Crags from (North of) Lonscale Fell

Photo: Colin Jenkins (13)

Great Calva, Burnt Horse, Blencathra and Lonscale Crags from (North of) Lonscale Fell

Great Calva, Burnt Horse, Blencathra and Lonscale Crags from (North of) Lonscale Fell

Photo: Colin Jenkins (14)

Great Calva from Lonscale Fell

Great Calva from Lonscale Fell

Photo: Colin Jenkins (11)

Skiddaw from Great Calva

Skiddaw from Great Calva

Photo: David Hayter (34)


. . . see all 11 walk photographs & pictures of views from, on or of Great Calva


Send us your photographs and pictures on, of, or from Great Calva

If you would like to add your walk photographs and pictures featuring views from, on or of Great Calva to this page, please send them as email attachments (configured for any computer) along with your name to:



and we shall do our best to publish them.

(Guide Resolution = 300dpi. At least = 660pixels (wide) x 440 pixels (high).)

Send us your photographs and pictures on, of, or from Great Calva via Facebook

You can also submit photos via our Facebook Page.

NB. Please indicate where each photo was taken.




Do not miss our pick of the Best Walks in Britain


Follow go4awalk.com on Twitter Follow go4awalk.com on Facebook


Home





Find new Friends to go walking with

Walk all 214 Wainwrights in just 59 Walks. Download GPS Waypoints - Great Walks you must not miss!

Walk The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge Walk - All the Latest Route Information, GPS Waypoints and Split Times to keep you on Schedule

Walk The British Three Peaks Challenge Walk - All the Latest Route Information and GPS Waypoints

See our pick of The Best Walks in The Lake District - Great Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of the Best Lake District Ridge Walks - Great Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of the Best Lake District Walks to do in the rain - Great Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in Snowdonia - Great Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Ridge Walks in Wales - Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in The Brecon Beacons - Great Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in The Yorkshire Dales - Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in The Peak District - Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in The Forest of Bowland - Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in Shropshire - Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in Cheshire - Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in Lancashire - Walks you must not miss!

Not sure where to walk next? Try Peak Bagging - Great Walks you must not miss!

Not sure where to walk next? Walk part of a National Trail - Great Walks you must not miss!

Walks with Downloadable and Uploadable GPS Waypoint Data

Walking Kit Gear Tested by Walkers

Full Site Search