Walk c127 Great Sca Fell and Knott from Over Water

High Fell views with little company


Route outline for walk c127:

Over Water Reservoir  -  Orthwaite  -  Uldale Fells  -  Great Cockup  -  Meal Fell  -  Great Sca Fell  -  Knott (Uldale Fells)  -  Great Calva  -  Little Calva  -  Brockle Crags  -  Orthwaite  -  Over Water.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
2
English
Mountains
Wainwright
5
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
3
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
2
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 Knott (Uldale Fells) at 710m (2330ft). Knott (Uldale Fells) is classified as a English Mountain (Hewitt) (93rd highest in England, 157th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 83). Knott (Uldale Fells) is also known as a English Nuttall (117th highest in England, 199th highest in England & Wales). Knott (Uldale Fells) is also classified as a English Marilyn (28th highest in England, 566th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Great Calva at 690m (2264ft). Great Calva is classified as a English Mountain (Hewitt) (110th highest in England, 182nd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 95). Great Calva is also known as a English Nuttall (145th highest in England, 237th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Great Sca Fell at 651m (2137ft). Great Sca Fell is classified as a Wainwright (No. 114).

Along the way you will also bag Little Calva at 642m (2107ft). Little Calva is known as an English Nuttall (200th highest in England, 346th highest in England & Wales); Meal Fell at 550m (1805ft). Meal Fell is classified as a Wainwright (No. 150), and a English Dewey (72nd highest in England, 163rd highest in England & Wales).; Great Cockup at 526m (1726ft). Great Cockup is classified as a Wainwright (No. 158), and a English Dewey (123rd highest in England, 284th highest in England & Wales).

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 c127 Great Sca Fell and Knott from Over Water

In no particular order . . .

View from Dare Valley Country Park near Aberdare

View from Dare Valley Country Park near Aberdare

Photo: Roy Crogan (125)

Knott (Uldale Fells) Summit

Knott (Uldale Fells) Summit

Photo: David Hayter (33)

Brick Barn at Burcote House

Brick Barn at Burcote House

Photo: Barry Knox (2)

Pavey Ark and Stickle Tarn, The Langdale Pikes

Pavey Ark and Stickle Tarn, The Langdale Pikes

Photo: Kath Waterston (4)

Packhorse Bridge at Moulton, near Newmarket

Packhorse Bridge at Moulton, near Newmarket

Photo: Shara Higgins (46)

East Buxton Lime Kilns near Miller's Dale

East Buxton Lime Kilns near Miller's Dale

Photo: Brian Robson (1)

Early morning mist catches the low light on Crummock Water with the towering Grasmoor beyond

Early morning mist catches the low light on Crummock Water with the towering Grasmoor beyond

Photo: Andy Malcolm (113)

The small cairn on the summit of Great Cockup

The small cairn on the summit of Great Cockup

Photo: Terry Howard (102)

Brockle Crag

Brockle Crag

Photo: David Hayter (38)

Wet Sleddale Reservoir

Wet Sleddale Reservoir

Photo: Christine Shepherd (343)

The Transmitter on the top of The Wrekin

The Transmitter on the top of The Wrekin

Photo: Martin Howard (1)

The Suck Stone, Highmeadow Woods

The Suck Stone, Highmeadow Woods

Photo: Dave Sheldon (9)

Lightning Hill from Wether Law (Teviothead)

Lightning Hill from Wether Law (Teviothead)

Photo: Ian Leighton (32)

The summit of Knott (Uldale Fells)

The summit of Knott (Uldale Fells)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (461)

Sheepfold/ruin on Gorllwn onthe way to Fan Fawr

Sheepfold/ruin on Gorllwn onthe way to Fan Fawr

Photo: Jon Norbury (7)

Great Sca Fell summit cairn

Great Sca Fell summit cairn

Photo: Terry Howard (111)

Ruined Chapel, Minsmere Nature Reserve

Ruined Chapel, Minsmere Nature Reserve

Photo: David Rothwell (1)

Great Cockup summit cairn

Great Cockup summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (514)

Derwent Water and Borrowdale from Glaramara

Derwent Water and Borrowdale from Glaramara

Photo: Alan Sturges (3)

Binsey and Over Water from Great Sca Fell

Binsey and Over Water from Great Sca Fell

Photo: David Hayter (32)

The cairn on the summit of Great Sca Fell

The cairn on the summit of Great Sca Fell

Photo: Christine Shepherd (486)

Mynydd Drws-y-coed (The Nantlle Ridge) and Trum y Ddysgl from Y Garn (Moel Hebog)

Mynydd Drws-y-coed (The Nantlle Ridge) and Trum y Ddysgl from Y Garn (Moel Hebog)

Photo: David Zuckerman (9)

The River Esk and Crinkle Crags from Sca Fell

The River Esk and Crinkle Crags from Sca Fell

Photo: David Hayter (379)

The Carn Mor Dearg (CMD) Arête

The Carn Mor Dearg (CMD) Arête

Photo: Matt Guest (2)

Climbing Yockenthwaite Moor via Strans Gill

Climbing Yockenthwaite Moor via Strans Gill

Photo: Gordon Reeves (3)

The zig-zag path to the ridge below Ingleborough

The zig-zag path to the ridge below Ingleborough

Photo: David Hayter (328)

Tissington Spires, Dove Dale

Tissington Spires, Dove Dale

Photo: Darren Young (1)

Mosedale (Mungrisdale) from Great Calva

Mosedale (Mungrisdale) from Great Calva

Photo: Dave Richards (7)

The stone wind shelter on Meal Fell

The stone wind shelter on Meal Fell

Photo: Terry Howard (109)

Meal Fell summit shelter

Meal Fell summit shelter

Photo: Christine Shepherd (496)

Great Sca Fell from Meal Fell

Great Sca Fell from Meal Fell

Photo: David Hayter (31)

Lossburn Reservoir

Lossburn Reservoir

Photo: Peter Schofield (7)

Rainbow in Weardale

Rainbow in Weardale

Photo: John Bragg (1)

Two of my friends at the top of Bangor Mountain

Two of my friends at the top of Bangor Mountain

Photo: Sarah Andrews (1)

Dog Hill (Rishworth Moor) summit trig point

Dog Hill (Rishworth Moor) summit trig point

Photo: Gordon Leather (48)

The S for Sugar Aircraft Crash Memorial between Swirl How, Great Carrs and Grey Friar

The S for Sugar Aircraft Crash Memorial between Swirl How, Great Carrs and Grey Friar

Photo: David Hayter (178)

Orthwaite Hall

Orthwaite Hall

Photo: David Hayter (39)

Kinder Reservoir and Mermaid's Pool from near the Kinder Downfall, Kinder Scout

Kinder Reservoir and Mermaid's Pool from near the Kinder Downfall, Kinder Scout

Photo: Peter Royle (23)

Skiddaw from Orthwaite

Skiddaw from Orthwaite

Photo: Andy Lyons (1)

*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)

Wilfrey Edge towards Bleaklow Hill from Howden Edge

Wilfrey Edge towards Bleaklow Hill from Howden Edge

Photo: Nick Snape (12)

Farne Islands, Blackrocks Point, Bamburgh Lighthouse and Harkess Rocks from near Budle Point

Farne Islands, Blackrocks Point, Bamburgh Lighthouse and Harkess Rocks from near Budle Point

Photo: Steve Clements (5)

Rivington Church

Rivington Church

Photo: Des Ellwood (27)

Watergrove Reservoir from the path down from Brown Wardle Hill

Watergrove Reservoir from the path down from Brown Wardle Hill

Photo: Christine Shepherd (772)

On the Carn Mor Dearg Arete with Fort William and Loch Eil far below in the distance

On the Carn Mor Dearg Arete with Fort William and Loch Eil far below in the distance

Photo: Mike Renny (1)

The path back to Orthwaite

The path back to Orthwaite

Photo: Terry Howard (116)

The River Rawthey

The River Rawthey

Photo: Jez England (4)

The three huge rocks known as 'Three Ships' on Birchen Edge

The three huge rocks known as 'Three Ships' on Birchen Edge

Photo: Gilbert Rowbottom (13)

Lower Coldwell Reservoir

Lower Coldwell Reservoir

Photo: Gary Allen (10)

Craig Cwm Silyn & Craig Pennant from Bwlch Dros-bern

Craig Cwm Silyn & Craig Pennant from Bwlch Dros-bern

Photo: David Zuckerman (25)

Exit channel from Green Withens Reservoir

Exit channel from Green Withens Reservoir

Photo: Gordon Leather (47)

On Ben Lomond

On Ben Lomond

Photo: Heather Meek (1)

Hoo Brook near Butterton

Hoo Brook near Butterton

Photo: Brian Cook (35)

Over Water from a cairn on Meal Fell

Over Water from a cairn on Meal Fell

Photo: Terry Howard (106)

Skiddaw and Bakestall from Little Calva

Skiddaw and Bakestall from Little Calva

Photo: David Hayter (30)

Helvellyn from Hole-in-the-Wall at the start of Striding Edge

Helvellyn from Hole-in-the-Wall at the start of Striding Edge

Photo: Christian Sky (3)

The obligatory diving board photo on Fan y Big with Cribyn beyond

The obligatory diving board photo on Fan y Big with Cribyn beyond

Photo: Alex Oldridge (4)

Climbing Great Sca Fell

Climbing Great Sca Fell

Photo: Terry Howard (110)

The River Conquet with Shillmoor in the Distance

The River Conquet with Shillmoor in the Distance

Photo: Ian McCutcheon (15)

Long Rigg Beck valley from near Fell Head (Howgills)

Long Rigg Beck valley from near Fell Head (Howgills)

Photo: Graham Fleet (13)

Over Water from the large cairn on the approach to Great Cockup

Over Water from the large cairn on the approach to Great Cockup

Photo: Terry Howard (100)

The North Sea north of Craster

The North Sea north of Craster

Photo: David Wright (16)

Approaching a false summit on Mynydd Moel

Approaching a false summit on Mynydd Moel

Photo: Gerald Murphy (62)

The bealach at Ludsgill Sware between Pike Fell and Scawd Bank

The bealach at Ludsgill Sware between Pike Fell and Scawd Bank

Photo: Ian Leighton (71)

Waterfall on Middle Black Clough

Waterfall on Middle Black Clough

Photo: Brian Davidson (9)

Easter Tor, Newton Tors and Hare Law from Black Bog (Haddon Hill)

Easter Tor, Newton Tors and Hare Law from Black Bog (Haddon Hill)

Photo: Ian Leighton (87)

Checking the route near Orthwaite

Checking the route near Orthwaite

Photo: Terry Howard (98)

Horsemoor Hills and Bassenthwaite Water from Brockle Crags

Horsemoor Hills and Bassenthwaite Water from Brockle Crags

Photo: David Hayter (28)

The boys on the summit of Mam Tor

The boys on the summit of Mam Tor

Photo: Dorsal Finn (109)

Brett at Stickle Tarn with Pavey Ark behind

Brett at Stickle Tarn with Pavey Ark behind

Photo: Mike Walker (254)

The Fairfield Horseshoe from the summit of Fairfield with Dove Crag (left), Rydal Beck, Ambleside, Windermere, Nab Scar and Heron Pike (prominent right)

The Fairfield Horseshoe from the summit of Fairfield with Dove Crag (left), Rydal Beck, Ambleside, Windermere, Nab Scar and Heron Pike (prominent right)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (116)

The Quiraing on the lower slopes of Meall na Suiramach

The Quiraing on the lower slopes of Meall na Suiramach

Photo: Andy Malcolm (203)

On the summit of Knott (Uldale Fells)

On the summit of Knott (Uldale Fells)

Photo: Mike Dawson (1)

Brockle Crag and Bassenthwaite Lake from Great Cockup

Brockle Crag and Bassenthwaite Lake from Great Cockup

Photo: David Hayter (29)

Skiddaw from Great Calva

Skiddaw from Great Calva

Photo: David Hayter (34)

Meal Fell and Great Cockup from Great Sca Fell

Meal Fell and Great Cockup from Great Sca Fell

Photo: David Hayter (166)

Yes Tor Summit

Yes Tor Summit

Photo: Stephen Dawson (31)

Barn below Brockle Crag

Barn below Brockle Crag

Photo: David Hayter (37)

Sunrise from Pendle Hill (Beacon or Big End)

Sunrise from Pendle Hill (Beacon or Big End)

Photo: Heather Walsh (3)

Flamborough Head rock arch

Flamborough Head rock arch

Photo: Derek Dunn (6)

Victory (left), Defiance and Royal Soverin (right) - the three large boulders that form The Three Ships on Birchen Edge

Victory (left), Defiance and Royal Soverin (right) - the three large boulders that form The Three Ships on Birchen Edge

Photo: Mike Walker (60)

Birkett Edge, Bakestall and Skiddaw (in cloud) from the large cairn on the approach to Great Cockup

Birkett Edge, Bakestall and Skiddaw (in cloud) from the large cairn on the approach to Great Cockup

Photo: Terry Howard (101)

Farmland near Rowarth with Kinder Scout in the background

Farmland near Rowarth with Kinder Scout in the background

Photo: Richard Hooper (15)

The River Usk

The River Usk

Photo: Ken Muirhead (6)

Skears Lime Kilns

Skears Lime Kilns

Photo: Ben Houghton (1)

Great Calva from Knott (Uldale Fells)

Great Calva from Knott (Uldale Fells)

Photo: Dave Richards (6)

Blencathra  or Saddleback from Great Calva

Blencathra or Saddleback from Great Calva

Photo: David Hayter (36)

Higher Shelf Stones from the Pennine Way where it crosses the A57 Snake Pass

Higher Shelf Stones from the Pennine Way where it crosses the A57 Snake Pass

Photo: Ben Lockett (1)

Seven Sisters Rocks, Lord's Wood

Seven Sisters Rocks, Lord's Wood

Photo: Fiona Beck (2)

Stone wind shelter on Meal Fell from the summit cairn

Stone wind shelter on Meal Fell from the summit cairn

Photo: Terry Howard (108)

Great Sca Fell from the summit cairn on Meal Fell

Great Sca Fell from the summit cairn on Meal Fell

Photo: Terry Howard (107)

Boundary stone on Rombalds Moor (Ilkley Moor)

Boundary stone on Rombalds Moor (Ilkley Moor)

Photo: Tony Quayle (10)

Water hole on Wolfscote Hill

Water hole on Wolfscote Hill

Photo: Don Ritchie (27)

Great Calva Summmit

Great Calva Summmit

Photo: David Hayter (35)

The small cairn on the summit of Great Cockup

The small cairn on the summit of Great Cockup

Photo: Terry Howard (103)

Dyserth Waterfall (Rhaeadr Dyserth)

Dyserth Waterfall (Rhaeadr Dyserth)

Photo: Peter Ingham (7)

Barnoldswick from Weets Hill

Barnoldswick from Weets Hill

Photo: Stuart Richardson (19)

The Scafell Massif - Slight Side, Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag and Great End - from the summit of Little Stand

The Scafell Massif - Slight Side, Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag and Great End - from the summit of Little Stand

Photo: Alan Wainwright (166)

Plane Wreckage from the crashed flying fortress on Higher Shelf Stones.

Plane Wreckage from the crashed flying fortress on Higher Shelf Stones.

Photo: Christine Shepherd (189)

Tithesworth Reservoir from The Roaches

Tithesworth Reservoir from The Roaches

Photo: Geoff Pickering (3)


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