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Hart Crag
822m (2698ft)

The Eastern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


Record Hart Crag as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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English Mountain
34th highest in England,
65th in England & Wales

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(No. 27)

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40th highest in England,
76th in England & Wales

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

Hart Crag Summit

Photo: Peter Inglis

You can find Hart 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 Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL5 The English Lakes - North Eastern area


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90 Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside


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

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

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

Martyn Atherton walked up Hart Crag on September 18th, 2022 [from/via/route] C235 Arniston Crag, Birks, St Sunday Crag, Fairfield, Hart Crag & Hartsop Above How [with] Paul Atherton [weather] Misty, rain & Sunny - Loved the route 6 hrs 50 minutes

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

Christine Shepherd bagged Hart Crag during October, 1998 [from/via/route] Cow Bridge near Brother's water Did the Fairfield Horseshoe for the fifth time on 19.6.22 [with] My friend Miriam [weather] Bight & fresh. Perfect walking weather - I have climbed Hart crag again in May 07 & on 26.3.12 & 25.3.18 as part of the Fairfield Horseshoe(walk c247) & in deep snow on 1.3.10 while doing the Dovedale round using walk c333 Bagged again doing The Dovedale Round anti clockwise 10.07.2021

Shirley Philips has hiked Hart Crag [from/via/route] Fairfield Horseshoe from Ambleside

Tony Halliday summited Hart Crag 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

Geoff Hand conquered Hart Crag 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 Hart Crag on November 12th, 2021 [from/via/route] Ambleside [with] Roco [weather] In the cloud & freezing

Carl Tillotson walked up Hart Crag 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 Hart Crag on August 14th, 2021 [from/via/route] Fairfield Horseshoe [with] Nicola [weather] Sunny

Tim Winn bagged Hart Crag on April 17th, 2021 [from/via/route] Car Bridge Car Park [with] Jane [weather] Good

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

Great Rigg from Hart Crag

Great Rigg from Hart Crag

Photo: John Holt (1)

Fairfield from Hart Crag

Fairfield from Hart Crag

Photo: Peter Inglis (5)

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)

The view towards Patterdale from Hart Crag

The view towards Patterdale from Hart Crag

Photo: Christine Shepherd (117)

The summit of Little Hart Crag in deep snow

The summit of Little Hart Crag in deep snow

Photo: Christine Shepherd (6)

Fairfield and Hart Crag from Dove Crag

Fairfield and Hart Crag from Dove Crag

Photo: Peter Inglis (3)

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)

Hart Crag summit cairn

Hart Crag summit cairn

Photo: Mike Walker (328)

Rydal Water (left) and Coniston Water (right - far distance) and Heron Pike in mid-distance from Hart Crag

Rydal Water (left) and Coniston Water (right - far distance) and Heron Pike in mid-distance from Hart Crag

Photo: Rob Barklamb (26)

Looking East to the snowy fell tops of Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) and High Street from the summit of Little Hart Crag

Looking East to the snowy fell tops of Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) and High Street from the summit of Little Hart Crag

Photo: Christine Shepherd (5)

Heron Pike, Heron Pike (North Top), Great Rigg, Rydal Head and Fairfield from Hart Crag

Heron Pike, Heron Pike (North Top), Great Rigg, Rydal Head and Fairfield from Hart Crag

Photo: Mike Walker (329)

Rydal Head with Fairfield (left) and Hart Crag (right) from Great Rigg

Rydal Head with Fairfield (left) and Hart Crag (right) from Great Rigg

Photo: Christine Shepherd (112)

Little Hart Crag from The Scandale Pass

Little Hart Crag from The Scandale Pass

Photo: Les Swindell (1)

Helvellyn (centre) from Hart Crag

Helvellyn (centre) from Hart Crag

Photo: Mike Walker (332)

The path from Fairfield to Hart Crag

The path from Fairfield to Hart Crag

Photo: David Hayter (404)

St Sunday Crag from Hart Crag

St Sunday Crag from Hart Crag

Photo: Mike Walker (331)

Great Rigg from Hart Crag

Great Rigg from Hart Crag

Photo: Mike Walker (330)

Hart Crag from Fairfield

Hart Crag from Fairfield

Photo: Peter Inglis (6)

Hart Crag from Dove Crag

Hart Crag from Dove Crag

Photo: Mike Walker (327)

Snow on Fairfield and Hart Crag from Dove Crag

Snow on Fairfield and Hart Crag from Dove Crag

Photo: Timothy Towers (2)


. . . see all 24 walk photographs & pictures of views from, on or of Hart Crag


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