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Great Cockup
526m (1726ft)

The Northern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


Record Great Cockup as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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Wainwright
(No. 158)

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English Dewey
123rd highest in England,
284th in England & Wales

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

The view from the summit of Great Cockup

Photo: David Hayter

Great Cockup 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)



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

Sarah Moore walked up on May 29th, 2021 [with] Zoe and The Bobbly's [weather] Hot!!

Richard Beardsley climbed on May 5th, 2021 [from/via/route] Route C163 Great Sca Fell from Over Water [with] Myself. Because of Covid restrictions this is the first fell walks since August 2020. [weather] Lovely sunny day, snow and breezy at heights. - Dropped off at Over Water Car Park and commenced walk at 0930hrs. Stuck rigidly to the route apart from not doing Lowthwaite Fell. Arrived back at the car park at 1400 hrs. Walked a further 3 miles to the Castle Inn on the A591 for lift to home.

Claire Kirk bagged on April 10th, 2021 [from/via/route] Overwater [with] Phil [weather] Cold but clear, snow showers

Christine Shepherd hiked on September 13th, 2009 [from/via/route] Walked from Overwater using walk c163 Repeated this walk on another glorious day 11.04.2021 [with] On my own [weather] Lovely walking weather

Claire Murray summited on February 21st, 2021 [from/via/route] Little Cockup, Great Cockup, Meal Fell, Lowthwaite Fell and Longlands Fell [with] Vitor [weather] Nice - Lovely walk well marked paths. Difficult to park

Christina Lander conquered on October 14th, 2020 [from/via/route] Overwater - Great Cockup - Trusmadoor - Meal Fell - Great Sca Fell - Knott - Great Sca Fell - Little Sca Fell - Brae Fell - Longlands Fell - Longlands - Overwater [with] Dick [weather] Mostly bright and sunny, clouded over at times - A lovely walk, and only a short drive from our cottage at High Ireby

Chris Sheard scaled on October 1st, 2020 [from/via/route] Circular up from Overwater [with] George [weather] Pleasant light winds, nice round 14c - Much better hills than i expected - lovely walk - graet looking back to the Skiddaw Massif

Martin Woods walked up on August 14th, 2020 [from/via/route] Great Sca Fell from Over Water [with] Mr Ainsy [weather] sunny 22 degrees, bit windy at the tops - Can be boggy between the hills

Nick Dobson climbed on July 18th, 2020 [from/via/route] Overend Water car park, to complete circular walk with 5 Wainwrights. [with] Margaret and Ralph [weather] Clear sunny day - Continued next onto Meal Fell.

Adrian Howard bagged on September 27th, 2018 [from/via/route] Longlands

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

The small cairn on the summit of Great Cockup

The small cairn on the summit of Great Cockup

Photo: Terry Howard (103)

Birkett Edge, Bakestall and Skiddaw (in cloud) from the large cairn on the approach to Great Cockup

Birkett Edge, Bakestall and Skiddaw (in cloud) from the large cairn on the approach to Great Cockup

Photo: Terry Howard (101)

Grouse Butt on Orthwaite Bank on the route up Great Cockup

Grouse Butt on Orthwaite Bank on the route up Great Cockup

Photo: Terry Howard (99)

Great Cockup summit cairn

Great Cockup summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (514)

Meal Fell and Great Cockup from Great Sca Fell

Meal Fell and Great Cockup from Great Sca Fell

Photo: David Hayter (166)

Descending to Trusmadoor between Great Cockup and Meal Fell

Descending to Trusmadoor between Great Cockup and Meal Fell

Photo: Terry Howard (104)

The small cairn on the summit of Great Cockup

The small cairn on the summit of Great Cockup

Photo: Terry Howard (102)

Over Water from the large cairn on the approach to Great Cockup

Over Water from the large cairn on the approach to Great Cockup

Photo: Terry Howard (100)

Trusmadoor between Great Cockup and Meal Fell

Trusmadoor between Great Cockup and Meal Fell

Photo: Terry Howard (105)


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