Walk c350 Helm Crag from Grasmere

One steep ascent to fine views of Grasemere


Route outline for walk c350:

Grasmere  -  Goody Bridge  -  Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk  -  Easedale House  -  High Raven Crag  -  Helm Crag  -  The Lion and The Lamb  -  The Howitzer  -  Goody Bridge  -  Grasmere



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

Dove Cottage in Grasmere was William Wordsworth's home between1799 and 1813.

William Wordsworth is buried in St Oswald's Church in Grasmere.


Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

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Mountains
Wainwright
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Wainwright
 English Nuttalls
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English
Nuttalls
Dewey
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English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
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Wainwright
Outlying Fells
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Marilyns
Bridget
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Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Helm Crag at 396m (1300ft). Helm Crag is classified as an Wainwright (No. 201).

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk, a 306km (190 miles) linear footpath connecting St Bees in Cumbria, England with Robin Hood's Bay in North Yorkshire, England. Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk is waymarked by the occasional sign. For more walks that include a section of this trail see Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk.


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

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Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c350 Helm Crag from Grasmere

In no particular order . . .

Walk c350 Helm Crag from Grasmere - Seat Sandal towering above Grasmere

Seat Sandal towering above Grasmere

Photo: Edward Felstead (1)

Walk c350 Helm Crag from Grasmere - Grasmere Church

Grasmere Church

Photo: Stuart Richardson (11)

Walk c350 Helm Crag from Grasmere - Grasmere from Helm Crag

Grasmere from Helm Crag

Photo: Simon Barnett (54)

Walk c350 Helm Crag from Grasmere - Grasmere Shore

Grasmere Shore

Photo: David Hayter (409)

Walk c350 Helm Crag from Grasmere - Approacing Helm Crag

Approacing Helm Crag

Photo: Tim Hope (68)

Walk c350 Helm Crag from Grasmere - The Howitzer and the Lion and the Lamb on the summit of Helm Crag with Loughrigg and Grasmere in the background

The Howitzer and the Lion and the Lamb on the summit of Helm Crag with Loughrigg and Grasmere in the background

Photo: Alan Wainwright (208)

Walk c350 Helm Crag from Grasmere - Helm Crag & Steel Fell (left), Grasmere Village & Dunmail Raise (centre) and Seat Sandal (right) beautifully reflected in Grasmere

Helm Crag & Steel Fell (left), Grasmere Village & Dunmail Raise (centre) and Seat Sandal (right) beautifully reflected in Grasmere

Photo: David Hayter (415)

Walk c350 Helm Crag from Grasmere - Autumn colours near Grasmere

Autumn colours near Grasmere

Photo: David Connolly (14)

Walk c350 Helm Crag from Grasmere - Grasmere from the summit of Helm Crag

Grasmere from the summit of Helm Crag

Photo: Zoe Blackbourn (1)

Walk c350 Helm Crag from Grasmere - High Raise (Langdale) (centre), Coledale Head, Calf Crag and Gibson Knott (far right) above Grasmere Common from Helm Crag

High Raise (Langdale) (centre), Coledale Head, Calf Crag and Gibson Knott (far right) above Grasmere Common from Helm Crag

Photo: Alan Wainwright (209)

Walk c350 Helm Crag from Grasmere - Lorna Auty on the shore of Grasmere

Lorna Auty on the shore of Grasmere

Photo: Bryan Auty (2)

Walk c350 Helm Crag from Grasmere - The Howitzer on Helm Crag summit

The Howitzer on Helm Crag summit

Photo: Andy Malcolm (65)

Walk c350 Helm Crag from Grasmere - Loughrigg Fell and Grasmere from Helm Crag summit

Loughrigg Fell and Grasmere from Helm Crag summit

Photo: Tim Hope (77)

Walk c350 Helm Crag from Grasmere - Seat Sandal with Fairfield beyond from Grasmere

Seat Sandal with Fairfield beyond from Grasmere

Photo: David Connolly (1)

Walk c350 Helm Crag from Grasmere - Autumn in Grasmere Village

Autumn in Grasmere Village

Photo: Linda Royston (1)

Walk c350 Helm Crag from Grasmere - *Lakeland panorama featuring a snow-topped Helvellyn (centre left) and Fairfield (centre right) from above Grasmere

*Lakeland panorama featuring a snow-topped Helvellyn (centre left) and Fairfield (centre right) from above Grasmere

Photo: Simon Barnett (34)

Walk c350 Helm Crag from Grasmere - Approching Helm Crag

Approching Helm Crag

Photo: David Baines (8)

Walk c350 Helm Crag from Grasmere - Seat Sandal (left) Grisedale Hause, Fairfield (centre) and Great Rigg above The Pass of Dunmail Raise from the top of High Raven Crag

Seat Sandal (left) Grisedale Hause, Fairfield (centre) and Great Rigg above The Pass of Dunmail Raise from the top of High Raven Crag

Photo: Alan Wainwright (203)

Walk c350 Helm Crag from Grasmere - Grasmere with Loughrigg beyond from the top of High Raven Crag

Grasmere with Loughrigg beyond from the top of High Raven Crag

Photo: Alan Wainwright (205)


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