Walk c291 Cat Bells and High Spy from Hawes End

Very popular fell with fine views


Route outline for walk c291:

Hawes End  -  Derwent Water  -  Newlands Valley  -  Skelgill Bank  -  Woodford's Path  -  Cat Bells (Catbells)  -  Maiden Moor  -  High Spy (North Top)  -  High Spy  -  Dalehead Tarn  -  Newlands Valley  -  Newlands Church  -  Little Town  -  Hawes End.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

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

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is 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).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of High Spy (North Top) at 634m (2081ft). High Spy (North Top) is also known as an English Nuttall (213th highest in England, 367th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Maiden Moor at 575m (1887ft). Maiden Moor is classified as an Wainwright (No. 138).

Along the way you will also bag 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 c291 Cat Bells and High Spy from Hawes End

In no particular order . . .

Looking South from High Spy

Looking South from High Spy

Photo: Rob Barklamb (33)

On High Spy

On High Spy

Photo: Dave Roberts (8)

Derwent Water

Derwent Water

Photo: Glenn Philpott (5)

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

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

Photo: Gerry Ball (3)

Ghyll nr Little Town, Newlands Valley

Ghyll nr Little Town, Newlands Valley

Photo: David Hayter (10)

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)

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)

Cat Bells (Catbells) from the Derwent Water Ferry

Cat Bells (Catbells) from the Derwent Water Ferry

Photo: Ian Shaw (1)

Hindscarth, Scope End and Robinson from Newlands Church

Hindscarth, Scope End and Robinson from Newlands Church

Photo: Wayne Hill (93)

Newlands Church

Newlands Church

Photo: Chris Haselden (31)

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)

Bassenthwaite from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Bassenthwaite from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Tony Higgs (2)

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)

Crag Hill Wandope and Grasmoor from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Crag Hill Wandope and Grasmoor from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: David Hayter (1)

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

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

Photo: Brian Balfe (22)

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

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

Photo: Justine Dixon (2)

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)

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)

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)

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)

*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)

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)

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)

Kesick with Skiddaw beyond from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Kesick with Skiddaw beyond from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Justine Dixon (1)

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)

Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: William Ringwood (15)

Scope End with Hindscarth beyond from Newlands

Scope End with Hindscarth beyond from Newlands

Photo: Paul Johnson (3)

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 large beacon on the summit of High Spy

The large beacon on the summit of High Spy

Photo: Christine Shepherd (526)

Derwent Water with Cat Bells (Catbells) beyond

Derwent Water with Cat Bells (Catbells) beyond

Photo: Glynn Trueman (30)

Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Jim Burkhill (1)

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)

The Derwent Water Launch cruising Derwent Water from Brandlehow Bay

The Derwent Water Launch cruising Derwent Water from Brandlehow Bay

Photo: Brian Balfe (10)

Newlands Church

Newlands Church

Photo: Wayne Hill (92)

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)

Cat Bells (Catbells) and Derwent Water from Maiden Moor

Cat Bells (Catbells) and Derwent Water from Maiden Moor

Photo: Steve Brunt (3)

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 Maiden Moor

Cat Bells (Catbells) from Maiden Moor

Photo: Dave Roberts (6)

Me and Jack on Cat Bells (Catbells)

Me and Jack on Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Dean Bowen (1)

Derwentwater from Cat Bells

Derwentwater from Cat Bells

Photo: Brian Balfe (16)

Derwent Water with Walla Crag beyond from Hawes End Pier

Derwent Water with Walla Crag beyond from Hawes End Pier

Photo: David Mann (1)

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)

My husband Eric on Catbells

My husband Eric on Catbells

Photo: Amanda Hamlyn (4)

Me at the top of Cat Bells (Catbells)

Me at the top of Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Amanda Floyd (1)

Cat Bells (Catbells) and Skiddaw from Maiden Moor

Cat Bells (Catbells) and Skiddaw from Maiden Moor

Photo: David Hayter (3)

Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells) The Newlands Horseshoe

Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells) The Newlands Horseshoe

Photo: Ivor Bennett (1)

Derwent Water and Bleaberry Fell from Maiden Moor

Derwent Water and Bleaberry Fell from Maiden Moor

Photo: Peter Swan (15)

Newlands Church nr Little Town

Newlands Church nr Little Town

Photo: Mark Johnson (8)

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)

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)

Cat Bells (Catbells) from Skelgill Bank

Cat Bells (Catbells) from Skelgill Bank

Photo: William Ringwood (14)

Derwent Water from Brandlehow Bay

Derwent Water from Brandlehow Bay

Photo: Brian Balfe (9)

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)

Borrowdale from Maiden Moor

Borrowdale from Maiden Moor

Photo: Peter Swan (16)

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 from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Darryl Larvin (1)

Cat Bells (Catbells)

Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Arron Fowler (1)

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)

Newlands Church

Newlands Church

Photo: David Hayter (9)

Dalehead Tarn

Dalehead Tarn

Photo: David Hayter (4)

Skiddaw from Derwent Water

Skiddaw from Derwent Water

Photo: Duncan Grant (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)

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)

Cat Bells (Catbells) and Skiddaw from Maiden Moor

Cat Bells (Catbells) and Skiddaw from Maiden Moor

Photo: David Hayter (2)

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)

Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Adam Reed (1)

Castle Crag from the Derwent Water launch

Castle Crag from the Derwent Water launch

Photo: Brian Balfe (18)

Great view from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Great view from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Paul Parker (1)

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)

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

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

Photo: Ivor Bennett (3)

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)

Skiddaw from The Newlands Valley

Skiddaw from The Newlands Valley

Photo: Richard Nicholls (30)

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)

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)


. . . see just 10 walk photos from Walk c291 Cat Bells and High Spy from Hawes End


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