Walk c100 The Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End

Popular Horseshoe route with fine views


Route outline for walk c100:

Hawes End  -  Derwent Water  -  Skelgill Bank  -  Woodford's Path  -  Cat Bells (Catbells)  -  Maiden Moor  -  High Spy (North Top)  -  High Spy  -  Dalehead Tarn  -  Dale Head (Newlands)  -  Hindscarth  -  High Crags  -  Scope End  -  Low Snab Farm  -  Newlands Church  -  Little Town  -  Newlands Valley  -  Hawes End  -  Derwent Water.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
3
English
Mountains
Wainwright
5
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
4
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Dale Head (Newlands) at 753m (2471ft). Dale Head (Newlands) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (68th highest in England, 118th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 63). Dale Head (Newlands) is also known as an English Nuttall (84th highest in England, 144th highest in England & Wales). Dale Head (Newlands) is also classified as an English Marilyn (21st highest in England, 475th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Hindscarth at 727m (2386ft). Hindscarth is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (81st highest in England, 140th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 73). Hindscarth is also known as an English Nuttall (102nd highest in England, 173rd highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of High Spy at 653m (2143ft). High Spy is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (141st highest in England, 244th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 113). High Spy is also known as an English Nuttall (190th highest in England, 326th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag High Spy (North Top) at 634m (2081ft). High Spy (North Top) is known as an English Nuttall (213th highest in England, 367th highest in England & Wales) ; Maiden Moor at 575m (1887ft). Maiden Moor is classified as a Wainwright (No. 138) ; Cat Bells (Catbells) at 451m (1480ft). Cat Bells (Catbells) is classified as a Wainwright (No. 189) .

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

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

OS Landranger Map 89 or 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c100 The Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End

In no particular order . . .

Skiddaw and Blencathra in the distance and then High Spy and Maiden Moor forming the ridge on the right from the summit of Dale Head (Newlands)

Skiddaw and Blencathra in the distance and then High Spy and Maiden Moor forming the ridge on the right from the summit of Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Rob Barklamb (49)

Cat Bells (Catbells) (foreground) with Derwent Water, Keswick and Skiddaw (centre left) and Blencathra (right) from Maiden Moor

Cat Bells (Catbells) (foreground) with Derwent Water, Keswick and Skiddaw (centre left) and Blencathra (right) from Maiden Moor

Photo: Charles Murray (1)

Me and Jack on Cat Bells (Catbells)

Me and Jack on Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Dean Bowen (1)

Scope End with Hindscarth beyond from Newlands

Scope End with Hindscarth beyond from Newlands

Photo: Paul Johnson (3)

Derwentwater from Cat Bells

Derwentwater from Cat Bells

Photo: Brian Balfe (16)

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)

Causey Pike (left), Bassenthwaite Lake, Newlands, Swinside, Cat Bells (Catbells) (centre), Derwent Water, Skiddaw , Blencathra and Walla Crag (far right) from Maiden Moor

Causey Pike (left), Bassenthwaite Lake, Newlands, Swinside, Cat Bells (Catbells) (centre), Derwent Water, Skiddaw , Blencathra and Walla Crag (far right) from Maiden Moor

Photo: Steve Truwick (3)

Cat Bells (Catbells) and Skiddaw from Maiden Moor

Cat Bells (Catbells) and Skiddaw from Maiden Moor

Photo: David Hayter (3)

Castle Crag in the 'Jaws' of Borrowdale taken from the north end of Derwent Water

Castle Crag in the 'Jaws' of Borrowdale taken from the north end of Derwent Water

Photo: Chris Brankin (43)

Snow on Derwent Water with Cat Bells (Catbells) (left) and Casuey Pike (centre) and Grisedale Pike (right)

Snow on Derwent Water with Cat Bells (Catbells) (left) and Casuey Pike (centre) and Grisedale Pike (right)

Photo: Chris Haselden (27)


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