Walk c188 Knott and Great Calva from Grainsgill Bridge, Swineside

Superb views away from the crowds


Route outline for walk c188:

- Grainsgill Bridge  -   Swineside  -   Grainsgill Beck  -   Knott (Uldale Fells)  -   Little Calva  -   Great Calva  -   The Cumbria Way  -   River Caldew  -   Grainsgill Bridge  -   Swineside.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
2
English
Mountains
Wainwright
2
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
3
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is Knott (Uldale Fells) at 710m (2330ft). Knott (Uldale Fells) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (93rd highest in England, 158th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 83). Knott (Uldale Fells) is also known as an English Nuttall (117th in England, 199th in England & Wales). Knott (Uldale Fells) is classified as a Marilyn (28th highest in England, 562nd highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Great Calva, 690m (2264ft). Great Calva is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (110th highest in England, 183rd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 95). Great Calva is also known as an English Nuttall (145th in England, 237th in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Little Calva, 642m (2107ft). Little Calva is also known as an English Nuttall (200th in England, 346th in England & Wales).


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Maps OL4 & OL5
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

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


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c188 Knott and Great Calva from Grainsgill Bridge, Swineside

In no particular order . . .

Mosedale (Mungrisdale) from Great Calva

Mosedale (Mungrisdale) from Great Calva

Photo: Dave Richards (7)

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)

Grainsgill Beck from Grainsgill Beck Bridge

Grainsgill Beck from Grainsgill Beck Bridge

Photo: Dave Richards (8)

On the summit of Knott (Uldale Fells)

On the summit of Knott (Uldale Fells)

Photo: Mike Dawson (1)

Grainsgill Beck from Grainsgill Beck Bridge

Grainsgill Beck from Grainsgill Beck Bridge

Photo: Dave Richards (9)

The summit of Knott (Uldale Fells)

The summit of Knott (Uldale Fells)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (461)

Barn below Brockle Crag

Barn below Brockle Crag

Photo: David Hayter (37)

Skiddaw and Bakestall from Little Calva

Skiddaw and Bakestall from Little Calva

Photo: David Hayter (30)

Brassington Church

Brassington Church

Photo: David Dayton (29)


. . . load all 16 walk photos from Walk c188 Knott and Great Calva from Grainsgill Bridge, Swineside


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