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Hindscarth
727m (2386ft)

The North Western Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


Record Hindscarth as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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English Mountain
81st highest in England,
139th in England & Wales

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Wainwright
(No. 73)

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English Nuttall
102nd highest in England,
173rd in England & Wales

You can find Hindscarth & 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):

OL4 The English Lakes - North Western area


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

89 West Cumbria, Cockermouth & Wast Water


90 Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside


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

See Hindscarth and the surrounding tops on our downloadable PDF Peak Bagging Maps:

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You can walk to the top of Hindscarth by using any of these 4 easy to follow route maps:






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

David Butterfield walked up on July 20th, 2022 [from/via/route] Newlands Church [weather] Cloudy

Claire Murray climbed on November 21st, 2021 [from/via/route] Dale Head, Hindscarth & Robinson from near Buttermere [with] Vitor - E shaped walk. Hard going up but then easy going at the top.

Tom Mcbeath bagged on June 17th, 2022 [from/via/route] Walked from Robinson [with] Ursula [weather] Conditions started to deteriorate a little as the clouds became stronger & rain threatened. Tooged up with waterproofs before crossing from Robinson. - Views still good but rain & low cloud threatened. The walk from Robinson was not too strenuous & a quick lunch was at at the summit before moving on to Dale.

Richard Fulcher hiked on March 21st, 2022 [from/via/route] Parked at Little Town car park & ascended to Maiden Moor. Followed the ridge route to High Spy & then down to Dalehead Tarn. From the tarn up steep ascent to Dale Head, down & up to Hindscarth & down & up to Robinson. Tricky descent via Blea Crags & easier along High Snab Bank then ver steep down to Low High Snab! Gentle stroll then back to the car. [with] Jen [weather] Mostly gentle winds & a bright but hazy day. Cold on the tops especially when the sun disappeared behind the cloud. A great weather day overall. - Easier to ascend Robinson by the ridge route than to descend.

Claire Kirk summited on December 18th, 2021 [from/via/route] Little Town [with] Alone [weather] Freezing in the valleys, warmer on the tops. Inversion over Buttermere

Neil Heywood conquered on May 29th, 2021 [from/via/route] Dale Head [with] logan Heywood [weather] Mixed

Karen Maguire scaled on September 18th, 2019 [from/via/route] New lands horseshoe

Richard Marshall walked up on October 11th, 2020 [from/via/route] From Newlands church [with] Bo & Roxy and Andy Pratt [weather] Warm Sunny

Dave Eyes climbed on September 28th, 2020 [from/via/route] Parked at Littletown. Ascended up to the path between Catbells & Maiden Moor & walked along to High Spy. Travelled on to Dale Head Tarn & up the side to Dale Head. Continued round to Hindscarth & then back to the ridge walk & on to Robinson. Returned to Littletown along the back of Robinson [with] Christine Eyes [weather] Cloudy with strong wind & some rain & very wet under foot. Limited views. - Limited views.

Andrew Flynn bagged on August 8th, 2020 [from/via/route] c459 The Greater Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End [with] Nicola [weather] Very very sunny - Ran out of water with approx 7 miles to go. A lot of lessons learnt that day.

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Hindscarth

Hindscarth (left), Scope End (centre) and Robinson (right) from above Little Town

Hindscarth (left), Scope End (centre) and Robinson (right) from above Little Town

Photo: Rob Barklamb (22)

The Newlands Valley from Hindscarth

The Newlands Valley from Hindscarth

Photo: Richard Nicholls (25)

High Crag, High Stile, Red Pike and Buttermere from Hindscarth Edge

High Crag, High Stile, Red Pike and Buttermere from Hindscarth Edge

Photo: William Ringwood (19)

High Spy (North Top) and High Spy from Hindscarth

High Spy (North Top) and High Spy from Hindscarth

Photo: Ivor Bennett (5)

Hindscarth from Dale Head (Newlands) The Newlands Horseshoe

Hindscarth from Dale Head (Newlands) The Newlands Horseshoe

Photo: Ivor Bennett (4)

Cat Bells (Catbells) with Dale Head (Newlands) & Hindscarth beyond from Latrigg

Cat Bells (Catbells) with Dale Head (Newlands) & Hindscarth beyond from Latrigg

Photo: Ian Mansell (6)

High Snockrigg, Robinson, Hindscarth and Dale Head (Newlands) above Dodd (Buttermere) and Buttermere Lake from Red Pike (Buttermere)

High Snockrigg, Robinson, Hindscarth and Dale Head (Newlands) above Dodd (Buttermere) and Buttermere Lake from Red Pike (Buttermere)

Photo: Tony Higgs (34)

The view from the summit of Swinside (Portinscale) featuring Derwent Water, Cat Bells , Maiden Moor, High Spy, Dale Head (Newlands), Hindscarth, Robinson, Causey Pike, Sail, Crag Hill (Eel Crag), Barrow and Gridedale Pike

The view from the summit of Swinside (Portinscale) featuring Derwent Water, Cat Bells , Maiden Moor, High Spy, Dale Head (Newlands), Hindscarth, Robinson, Causey Pike, Sail, Crag Hill (Eel Crag), Barrow and Gridedale Pike

Photo: Mike Walker (353)

Honister Pass from Hindscarth Edge

Honister Pass from Hindscarth Edge

Photo: Mark Johnson (4)

Hindscarth from Dale Head (Newlands)

Hindscarth from Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: William Ringwood (18)

Hindscarth, Scope End (foreground) and Robinson from Little Town

Hindscarth, Scope End (foreground) and Robinson from Little Town

Photo: Gerry Ball (3)

High Spy (North Top), High Spy, Maiden Moor, Hindscarth (left), Robinson, Crag Hill (Eel Crag), Causey Pike, Barrow (Newlands) (centre), Newlands, Bassenthwaite Lake, Swinside, Skiddaw, Derwent Water and Blencathra (right) beyond from Cat Bells (Catbells)

High Spy (North Top), High Spy, Maiden Moor, Hindscarth (left), Robinson, Crag Hill (Eel Crag), Causey Pike, Barrow (Newlands) (centre), Newlands, Bassenthwaite Lake, Swinside, Skiddaw, Derwent Water and Blencathra (right) beyond from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Steve Truwick (4)

Crummock Water and Buttermere with Grasmoor (far left), Robinson, Hindscarth and Dale Head (left), Fleetwith Pike (centre) and Red Pike (Buttermere) (far right) from Mellbreak

Crummock Water and Buttermere with Grasmoor (far left), Robinson, Hindscarth and Dale Head (left), Fleetwith Pike (centre) and Red Pike (Buttermere) (far right) from Mellbreak

Photo: Andy Malcolm (115)

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

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)

Scope End from Hindscarth

Scope End from Hindscarth

Photo: David Hayter (6)

Hindscarth from Scope End

Hindscarth from Scope End

Photo: Richard Nicholls (27)

Dale Head (Newlands), Honister Pass and Grey Knotts from Hindscarth Edge

Dale Head (Newlands), Honister Pass and Grey Knotts from Hindscarth Edge

Photo: Chris Haselden (33)

Hindscarth summit cairn

Hindscarth summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (479)

Looking down towards Buttermere from Honister Hause with Bell Crags (left) and Robinson (centre right), Hindscarth (right) & the shoulder of Dale Head (Newlands) far right)

Looking down towards Buttermere from Honister Hause with Bell Crags (left) and Robinson (centre right), Hindscarth (right) & the shoulder of Dale Head (Newlands) far right)

Photo: Mike Walker (530)

High Spy (North Top) and High Spy from Hindscarth

High Spy (North Top) and High Spy from Hindscarth

Photo: David Hayter (7)


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