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, 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) and 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, 325th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag:

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 . . .

Walk c100 The Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End - Dalehead Tarn

Dalehead Tarn

Photo: David Hayter (4)

Walk c100 The Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End - Scope End with Hindscarth beyond from Newlands

Scope End with Hindscarth beyond from Newlands

Photo: Paul Johnson (3)

Walk c100 The Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End - On Skelgill Bank approaching the summit of Cat Bells (Catbells)

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

Photo: Brian Balfe (21)

Walk c100 The Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End - Brian on Dale Head (Newlands)

Brian on Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Stewart Green (1)

Walk c100 The Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End - 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)

Walk c100 The Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End - Brocken Spectre on the summit of Dale Head (Newlands)

Brocken Spectre on the summit of Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Fred Bell (4)

Walk c100 The Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End - Cat Bells (Catbells) and Derwent Water from Maiden Moor

Cat Bells (Catbells) and Derwent Water from Maiden Moor

Photo: Steve Brunt (3)

Walk c100 The Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End - Cat Bells (Catbells) from Skelgill Bank

Cat Bells (Catbells) from Skelgill Bank

Photo: William Ringwood (14)

Walk c100 The Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End - The Newlands Valley from (half-way up) Cat Bells (Catbells)

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

Photo: Justine Dixon (2)

Walk c100 The Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End - Derwent Water from Brandlehow Bay

Derwent Water from Brandlehow Bay

Photo: Brian Balfe (9)

Walk c100 The Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End - The Helvellyn and Fairfield Massif from Dale Head (Newlands)

The Helvellyn and Fairfield Massif from Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Rob Barklamb (34)

Walk c100 The Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End - Dale Head (Newlands) summit

Dale Head (Newlands) summit

Photo: William Ringwood (16)

Walk c100 The Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End - 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)

Walk c100 The Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End - 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)

Walk c100 The Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End - 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)

Walk c100 The Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End - Bassenthwaite from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Bassenthwaite from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Tony Higgs (2)

Walk c100 The Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End - High Spy (North Top) and Maiden Moor from High Spy

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

Photo: Ivor Bennett (3)

Walk c100 The Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End - Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells) The Newlands Horseshoe

Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells) The Newlands Horseshoe

Photo: Ivor Bennett (1)

Walk c100 The Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End - The magnificent Newlands Valley from Dale Head (Newlands)

The magnificent Newlands Valley from Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Perry Biggs (1)

Walk c100 The Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End - 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)


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