Walk c293 Cross Fell and Great Dun Fell from Garrigill

Cross Fell is the highest point on the Pennine Way


Route outline for walk c293:

Garrigill  -  The Pennine Way  -  The South Tyne Trail  -  Low Crossgill  -  Ash Gill  -  Ashgill Force  -  Hole House Farm  -  Tynehead Farm  -  Tyne Head  -  River Tees  -  Dunfell Hush  -  Great Dun Fell  -  Little Dun Fell  -  Cross Fell  -  Skirwith Fell  -  Yad Stone  -  Greg's Hut (bothy)  -  Backstone Edge (Lambgreen Hills)  -  Long Man Hill  -  Meg Moffat's Hill  -  Black Band  -  Garrigill




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
3
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
5
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 Cross Fell at 893m (2931ft). Cross Fell is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (10th highest in England, 28th highest in England & Wales) Cross Fell is also known as an English Nuttall (12th highest in England, 30th highest in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (5th highest in England, 248th highest in the UK). The summit of Cross Fell is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Great Dun Fell at 848m (2783ft). Great Dun Fell is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (24th highest in England, 50th highest in England & Wales) Great Dun Fell is also known as an English Nuttall (29th highest in England, 57th highest in England & Wales). The summit of Great Dun Fell is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

You will also reach the summit of Little Dun Fell at 842m (2763ft). Little Dun Fell is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (26th highest in England, 52nd highest in England & Wales) Little Dun Fell is also known as an English Nuttall (32nd highest in England, 60th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag:

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Pennine Way, a 404km (251 miles) linear footpath connecting Edale in Derbyshire, England with Kirk Yetholm in The Borders, Scotland. The Pennine Way is waymarked by a National Trail Acorn. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Pennine Way.


You can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL31 North Pennines - Teesdale & Weardale


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Maps (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

86 Haltwhistle & Brampton, Bewcastle & Alston


87 Hexham & Haltwhistle


91 Appleby-in-Westmorland


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c293 Cross Fell and Great Dun Fell from Garrigill

In no particular order . . .

Walk c293 Cross Fell and Great Dun Fell from Garrigill - Cross Fell summit

Cross Fell summit

Photo: Ryan Pearson (2)

Walk c293 Cross Fell and Great Dun Fell from Garrigill - Little Dun Fell and Great Dun Fell from Cross Fell

Little Dun Fell and Great Dun Fell from Cross Fell

Photo: Christine Shepherd (94)

Walk c293 Cross Fell and Great Dun Fell from Garrigill - The River South Tyne above Hole House Farm

The River South Tyne above Hole House Farm

Photo: Mark Davidson (4)

Walk c293 Cross Fell and Great Dun Fell from Garrigill - Waterfall on the River Nent

Waterfall on the River Nent

Photo: Derek Taylor (3)

Walk c293 Cross Fell and Great Dun Fell from Garrigill - Great Dun Fell and Little Dun Fell from the tall cairn on Cross Fell summit plateau

Great Dun Fell and Little Dun Fell from the tall cairn on Cross Fell summit plateau

Photo: Henry Simmons (6)

Walk c293 Cross Fell and Great Dun Fell from Garrigill - Waterfalls on Tyne Head near the source of The River Tyne

Waterfalls on Tyne Head near the source of The River Tyne

Photo: Christine Shepherd (561)

Walk c293 Cross Fell and Great Dun Fell from Garrigill - Cairn on the summit of Long Man Hill

Cairn on the summit of Long Man Hill

Photo: Christine Shepherd (566)

Walk c293 Cross Fell and Great Dun Fell from Garrigill - The River South Tyne wearing it's autumn coat from near Hole House Farm

The River South Tyne wearing it's autumn coat from near Hole House Farm

Photo: Mark Davidson (2)

Walk c293 Cross Fell and Great Dun Fell from Garrigill - Great Dun Fell summit

Great Dun Fell summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (98)

Walk c293 Cross Fell and Great Dun Fell from Garrigill - Loch Sunart from Resipole Farm Holiday Park

Loch Sunart from Resipole Farm Holiday Park

Photo: Mark Davidson (20)

Walk c293 Cross Fell and Great Dun Fell from Garrigill - Little Dun Fell summit shelter

Little Dun Fell summit shelter

Photo: Christine Shepherd (96)

Walk c293 Cross Fell and Great Dun Fell from Garrigill - Cross Fell summit trig point

Cross Fell summit trig point

Photo: Henry Simmons (5)

Walk c293 Cross Fell and Great Dun Fell from Garrigill - Beinn Resipole from Resipole

Beinn Resipole from Resipole

Photo: Mark Davidson (21)

Walk c293 Cross Fell and Great Dun Fell from Garrigill - Ashgill Force

Ashgill Force

Photo: Derek Taylor (2)

Walk c293 Cross Fell and Great Dun Fell from Garrigill - The River South Tyne waterfalls near Hole House Farm

The River South Tyne waterfalls near Hole House Farm

Photo: Mark Davidson (3)

Walk c293 Cross Fell and Great Dun Fell from Garrigill - On Cross Fell

On Cross Fell

Photo: Gerry Smith (1)

Walk c293 Cross Fell and Great Dun Fell from Garrigill - Ashgill Force

Ashgill Force

Photo: Derek Taylor (1)

Walk c293 Cross Fell and Great Dun Fell from Garrigill - Dunfell Hush

Dunfell Hush

Photo: Christine Shepherd (99)

Walk c293 Cross Fell and Great Dun Fell from Garrigill - Round Hill (Tyne Head) from The South Tyne Trail near Hole House Farm

Round Hill (Tyne Head) from The South Tyne Trail near Hole House Farm

Photo: Mark Davidson (1)

Walk c293 Cross Fell and Great Dun Fell from Garrigill - Approaching the summit of Great Dun Fell summit

Approaching the summit of Great Dun Fell summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (97)


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