Walk c100 The Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End

Popular Horseshoe route with fine views1


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, 117th 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, 477th 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, 139th 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, 243rd 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 . . .

Robinson from Scope End

Robinson from Scope End

Photo: Richard Nicholls (26)

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)

Skiddaw and Blencathra from Dale Head (Newlands)

Skiddaw and Blencathra from Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Rob Barklamb (35)

Derwent Water and Borrowdale with Cat Bells, Maiden Moor and Castle Crag on the right from the northern end of the lake

Derwent Water and Borrowdale with Cat Bells, Maiden Moor and Castle Crag on the right from the northern end of the lake

Photo: Chris Brankin (45)

The Helvellyn and Fairfield Massif from Dale Head (Newlands)

The Helvellyn and Fairfield Massif from Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Rob Barklamb (34)

Derwentwater from Cat Bells

Derwentwater from Cat Bells

Photo: Brian Balfe (16)

Cat Bells (Catbells) and Skiddaw from Maiden Moor

Cat Bells (Catbells) and Skiddaw from Maiden Moor

Photo: David Hayter (2)

From left to right: Dale Head (Newlands), Hindscarth, High Crags and Robinson from just beyond Little Town

From left to right: Dale Head (Newlands), Hindscarth, High Crags and Robinson from just beyond Little Town

Photo: Rob Barklamb (50)

The Newlands Valley from Dale Head (Newlands)

The Newlands Valley from Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Chris Haselden (34)

Borrowdale from Maiden Moor

Borrowdale from Maiden Moor

Photo: Peter Swan (16)

Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: William Ringwood (15)

Derwent Water from Brandlehow Bay

Derwent Water from Brandlehow Bay

Photo: Brian Balfe (9)

Ghyll nr Little Town, Newlands Valley

Ghyll nr Little Town, Newlands Valley

Photo: David Hayter (10)

Me at the top of Cat Bells (Catbells)

Me at the top of Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Amanda Floyd (1)

Newlands Church

Newlands Church

Photo: David Hayter (9)

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)

Wonderful view over Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells) and the walk across the top of the fell

Wonderful view over Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells) and the walk across the top of the fell

Photo: Paul Parker (2)

The Newlands Valley from Dale Head (Newlands)

The Newlands Valley from Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Mark Johnson (6)

Cat Bells (Catbells) and Derwent Water from Maiden Moor

Cat Bells (Catbells) and Derwent Water from Maiden Moor

Photo: Steve Brunt (3)

Derwent Water

Derwent Water

Photo: Glenn Philpott (5)

Brocken Spectre on the summit of Dale Head (Newlands)

Brocken Spectre on the summit of Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Fred Bell (4)

My husband Eric on Catbells

My husband Eric on Catbells

Photo: Amanda Hamlyn (4)

The Newlands Valley from Scope End

The Newlands Valley from Scope End

Photo: Richard Nicholls (24)

Cat Bells (Catbells)

Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Arron Fowler (1)

High Spy (North Top) and High Spy from Hindscarth

High Spy (North Top) and High Spy from Hindscarth

Photo: Ivor Bennett (5)

Bassenthwaite from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Bassenthwaite from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Tony Higgs (2)

Scope End with Hindscarth beyond from Newlands

Scope End with Hindscarth beyond from Newlands

Photo: Paul Johnson (3)

On High Spy

On High Spy

Photo: Dave Roberts (8)

On Cat Bells (Catbells) with Derwent Water in the background

On Cat Bells (Catbells) with Derwent Water in the background

Photo: Brian Balfe (22)

Dale Head (Newlands) summit

Dale Head (Newlands) summit

Photo: William Ringwood (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)

Me with friends (Dave, Hannah, Verne, Ali & Pete) on top of Cat Bells (Catbells)

Me with friends (Dave, Hannah, Verne, Ali & Pete) on top of Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Jane Oxby (1)

Lowthwaite Crag from Scope End

Lowthwaite Crag from Scope End

Photo: David Hayter (8)

Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells) with Latrigg (left) and Blencathra or Saddleback (right) beyond

Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells) with Latrigg (left) and Blencathra or Saddleback (right) beyond

Photo: Dave Roberts (5)

Derwent Water, Blencathra, Walla Crag and 
Bleaberry Fell from High Spy

Derwent Water, Blencathra, Walla Crag and Bleaberry Fell from High Spy

Photo: Peter Swan (14)

Derwent Water with Cat Bells (Catbells) beyond

Derwent Water with Cat Bells (Catbells) beyond

Photo: Glynn Trueman (30)

Ullock Pike, Carl Side, Skiddaw and Little Man (Skiddaw) from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Ullock Pike, Carl Side, Skiddaw and Little Man (Skiddaw) from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Brian Balfe (20)

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)

Dramatic clouds seen from the summit of Dale Head (Newlands)

Dramatic clouds seen from the summit of Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Fred Bell (2)

The Newlands Valley from Dale Head (Newlands)

The Newlands Valley from Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: William Ringwood (17)

Honister Pass from Dale Head (Newlands)

Honister Pass from Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Steve Brunt (5)

Derwent Water, Skiddaw and Blencathra from below Maiden Moor

Derwent Water, Skiddaw and Blencathra from below Maiden Moor

Photo: Rob Barklamb (32)

Cat Bells (Catbells) from Skelgill Bank

Cat Bells (Catbells) from Skelgill Bank

Photo: William Ringwood (14)

Hindscarth, Scope End and Robinson from Newlands Church

Hindscarth, Scope End and Robinson from Newlands Church

Photo: Wayne Hill (93)

My daughter on top of Cat Bells (Catbells) with her daddy!

My daughter on top of Cat Bells (Catbells) with her daddy!

Photo: Kira Thorpe (1)

Hindscarth summit cairn

Hindscarth summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (479)

*Derwent Water with Walla Crag, Bleaberry Fell and High Seat beyond from Cat Bells (Catbells)

*Derwent Water with Walla Crag, Bleaberry Fell and High Seat beyond from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Lesley Line (1)

Cat Bells (Catbells) from near Barrow Bay on the Eastern shore of Derwent Water

Cat Bells (Catbells) from near Barrow Bay on the Eastern shore of Derwent Water

Photo: Alan Gent (2)

The tall cairn on the summit of Dale Head (Newlands)

The tall cairn on the summit of Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (478)

High Spy (North Top) and Maiden Moor from High Spy

High Spy (North Top) and Maiden Moor from High Spy

Photo: Ivor Bennett (3)

Looking South from High Spy

Looking South from High Spy

Photo: Rob Barklamb (33)

Cat Bells (Catbells) (foreground) with Skiddaw and Blencathra (distance left) and Derwent Water from Maiden Moor

Cat Bells (Catbells) (foreground) with Skiddaw and Blencathra (distance left) and Derwent Water from Maiden Moor

Photo: Rob Barklamb (31)

Dalehead Tarn from Dale Head (Newlands)

Dalehead Tarn from Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Mark Johnson (7)

Great view from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Great view from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Paul Parker (1)

Skiddaw, Blencathra (or Saddleback) and Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Skiddaw, Blencathra (or Saddleback) and Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Wayne Hill (90)

Looking south from the summit of Dale Head (Newlands) with (left to right) Great End, Broad Crag, Ill Crag and Scafell Pike on the horizon and Great Gable (far right - mid distance)

Looking south from the summit of Dale Head (Newlands) with (left to right) Great End, Broad Crag, Ill Crag and Scafell Pike on the horizon and Great Gable (far right - mid distance)

Photo: Fred Bell (1)

Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells) The Newlands Horseshoe

Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells) The Newlands Horseshoe

Photo: Ivor Bennett (1)

Dale Head (Newlands)

Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: David Hayter (5)

The Skiddaw massif along with Walla Crag (to the right) from the southern end of Derwent Water

The Skiddaw massif along with Walla Crag (to the right) from the southern end of Derwent Water

Photo: Chris Brankin (44)

Bassenthwaite Lake (far left), Skiddaw (left), Blencathra (or Saddleback) (right), Keswick and Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Bassenthwaite Lake (far left), Skiddaw (left), Blencathra (or Saddleback) (right), Keswick and Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Michael Lee (10)

The Newlands Valley from Hindscarth

The Newlands Valley from Hindscarth

Photo: Richard Nicholls (25)

Skiddaw and Keswick from Skelgill Bank on the way to Cat Bells (Catbells)

Skiddaw and Keswick from Skelgill Bank on the way to Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Wayne Hill (89)

Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Darryl Larvin (1)

Hindscarth from Dale Head (Newlands) The Newlands Horseshoe

Hindscarth from Dale Head (Newlands) The Newlands Horseshoe

Photo: Ivor Bennett (4)

Newlands Church

Newlands Church

Photo: Wayne Hill (92)

This is me on Dale Head (Newlands) summit having climbed up from Honister Slate Mine whilst going a Buttermere circular walk

This is me on Dale Head (Newlands) summit having climbed up from Honister Slate Mine whilst going a Buttermere circular walk

Photo: Marc Pither (1)

Brian on Dale Head (Newlands)

Brian on Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Stewart Green (1)

High Spy (North Top) and High Spy from Hindscarth

High Spy (North Top) and High Spy from Hindscarth

Photo: David Hayter (7)

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)

Newlands Church nr Little Town

Newlands Church nr Little Town

Photo: Mark Johnson (8)

Dalehead Tarn

Dalehead Tarn

Photo: David Hayter (4)

Sofia and Lara on their way up Cat Bells with Causey Pike in the background

Sofia and Lara on their way up Cat Bells with Causey Pike in the background

Photo: Mark Ingram (1)

The large beacon on the summit of High Spy

The large beacon on the summit of High Spy

Photo: Christine Shepherd (526)

The Newlands Valley from High Spy with Bassenthwaite Lake in the distance and The Skiddaw Massif to the right

The Newlands Valley from High Spy with Bassenthwaite Lake in the distance and The Skiddaw Massif to the right

Photo: Wayne Hill (91)

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)

The Newlands Valley from (half-way up) Cat Bells (Catbells)

The Newlands Valley from (half-way up) Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Justine Dixon (2)

Crag Hill Wandope and Grasmoor from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Crag Hill Wandope and Grasmoor from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: David Hayter (1)

Castle Crag from the Derwent Water launch

Castle Crag from the Derwent Water launch

Photo: Brian Balfe (18)

Skiddaw from The Newlands Valley

Skiddaw from The Newlands Valley

Photo: Richard Nicholls (30)

Me and my mates on top of Cat Bells (Catbells) with Derwent Water in the background

Me and my mates on top of Cat Bells (Catbells) with Derwent Water in the background

Photo: Ged Matthews (1)

*The Newlands Valley from Dale Head (Newlands)

*The Newlands Valley from Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Richard Nicholls (29)

Newlands Church

Newlands Church

Photo: Chris Haselden (31)

The magnificent Newlands Valley from Dale Head (Newlands)

The magnificent Newlands Valley from Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Perry Biggs (1)

The Derwent Water Launch cruising Derwent Water from Brandlehow Bay

The Derwent Water Launch cruising Derwent Water from Brandlehow Bay

Photo: Brian Balfe (10)

The Newlands Valley from Dale Head (Newlands)

The Newlands Valley from Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Richard Nicholls (28)

Derwent Water with Keswick and the Skiddaw Massif beyond from High Spy

Derwent Water with Keswick and the Skiddaw Massif beyond from High Spy

Photo: Dave Roberts (7)

Derwent Water with Walla Crag beyond from Hawes End Pier

Derwent Water with Walla Crag beyond from Hawes End Pier

Photo: David Mann (1)

Scope End from Hindscarth

Scope End from Hindscarth

Photo: David Hayter (6)

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

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

Photo: Gerry Ball (3)

Hindscarth from Dale Head (Newlands)

Hindscarth from Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: William Ringwood (18)

Cat Bells (Catbells) and Skiddaw from Maiden Moor

Cat Bells (Catbells) and Skiddaw from Maiden Moor

Photo: David Hayter (3)

Derwent Water and Bleaberry Fell from Maiden Moor

Derwent Water and Bleaberry Fell from Maiden Moor

Photo: Peter Swan (15)

Cat Bells (Catbells) from the Derwent Water Ferry

Cat Bells (Catbells) from the Derwent Water Ferry

Photo: Ian Shaw (1)

Hindscarth from Scope End

Hindscarth from Scope End

Photo: Richard Nicholls (27)

Skiddaw from Derwent Water

Skiddaw from Derwent Water

Photo: Duncan Grant (1)

Dale Head (Newlands) summit cairn

Dale Head (Newlands) summit cairn

Photo: Perry Biggs (2)

On Skelgill Bank approaching the summit of Cat Bells (Catbells)

On Skelgill Bank approaching the summit of Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Brian Balfe (21)

The Newlands Valley from Dale Head (Newlands)

The Newlands Valley from Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Steve Brunt (4)

The Newlands Valley from Dale Head (Newlands)

The Newlands Valley from Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Gerry Ball (2)

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)

Me and Jack on Cat Bells (Catbells)

Me and Jack on Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Dean Bowen (1)

Kesick with Skiddaw beyond from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Kesick with Skiddaw beyond from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Justine Dixon (1)

Cat Bells (Catbells) from Maiden Moor

Cat Bells (Catbells) from Maiden Moor

Photo: Dave Roberts (6)

Bassenthwaite Lake, Skiddaw, Keswick and Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Bassenthwaite Lake, Skiddaw, Keswick and Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Michael Lee (9)

Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Jim Burkhill (1)

Cat Bells (Catbells) from Maiden Moor The Newlands Horseshoe with Keswick and Skiddaw beyond

Cat Bells (Catbells) from Maiden Moor The Newlands Horseshoe with Keswick and Skiddaw beyond

Photo: Ivor Bennett (2)

The Newlands Valley from the summit of Cat Bells (Catbells)

The Newlands Valley from the summit of Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Richard Heeley (6)

Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Adam Reed (1)

Brocken Spectre seen from the summit of Dale Head (Newlands)

Brocken Spectre seen from the summit of Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Fred Bell (3)


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