Walk c405 Cat Bells, High Spy and Castle Crag from Hawes End

Popular walk with good views of Derwent Water


Route outline for walk c405:

Hawes End  -  Derwent Water  -  Skelgill Bank  -  Woodford's Path  -  Cat Bells (Catbells)  -  Maiden Moor  -  Narrow Moor  -  High Spy (North Top)  -  High Spy  -  Dale Head Tarn  -  Rigghead Quarries  -  The Allerdale Ramble  -  Castle Crag  -  River Derwent  -  Yewdale Knott  -  Manesty  -  Manesty Band  -  Hawes End  -  Derwent Water.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
1
English
Mountain
Wainwright
4
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, 325th 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 (210th highest in England, 362nd 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:

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Allerdale Ramble, an 87km (54 miles) linear footpath connecting Seathwaite in Cumbria, with Grune Point in Cumbria, England. The Allerdale Ramble is waymarked by named posts. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Allerdale Ramble.

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 c405 Cat Bells, High Spy and Castle Crag from Hawes End

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Walk c405 Cat Bells, High Spy and Castle Crag from Hawes End - On Skelgill Bank approaching the summit of Cat Bells (Catbells)

On Skelgill Bank approaching the summit of Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Brian Balfe (21)

Walk c405 Cat Bells, High Spy and Castle Crag from Hawes End - Derwent Water and Bleaberry Fell from Maiden Moor

Derwent Water and Bleaberry Fell from Maiden Moor

Photo: Peter Swan (15)

Walk c405 Cat Bells, High Spy and Castle Crag from Hawes End - Cat Bells (Catbells)

Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Arron Fowler (1)

Walk c405 Cat Bells, High Spy and Castle Crag from Hawes End - Borrowdale from Castle Crag

Borrowdale from Castle Crag

Photo: Dave Phillips (3)

Walk c405 Cat Bells, High Spy and Castle Crag from Hawes End - 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)

Walk c405 Cat Bells, High Spy and Castle Crag from Hawes End - Plaque at the bottom of Castle Crag

Plaque at the bottom of Castle Crag

Photo: Dave Phillips (2)

Walk c405 Cat Bells, High Spy and Castle Crag from Hawes End - Skiddaw from Derwent Water

Skiddaw from Derwent Water

Photo: Duncan Grant (1)

Walk c405 Cat Bells, High Spy and Castle Crag from Hawes End - Derwent Water

Derwent Water

Photo: Glenn Philpott (5)

Walk c405 Cat Bells, High Spy and Castle Crag from Hawes End - 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)

Walk c405 Cat Bells, High Spy and Castle Crag from Hawes End - 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)

Walk c405 Cat Bells, High Spy and Castle Crag from Hawes End - Cat Bells (Catbells) from Skelgill Bank

Cat Bells (Catbells) from Skelgill Bank

Photo: William Ringwood (14)

Walk c405 Cat Bells, High Spy and Castle Crag from Hawes End - Slate stones on Castle Crag

Slate stones on Castle Crag

Photo: Philip Butler (11)

Walk c405 Cat Bells, High Spy and Castle Crag from Hawes End - Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Adam Reed (1)

Walk c405 Cat Bells, High Spy and Castle Crag from Hawes End - Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: William Ringwood (15)

Walk c405 Cat Bells, High Spy and Castle Crag from Hawes End - Cat Bells (Catbells) and Derwent Water from Maiden Moor

Cat Bells (Catbells) and Derwent Water from Maiden Moor

Photo: Steve Brunt (3)

Walk c405 Cat Bells, High Spy and Castle Crag from Hawes End - Derwent Water, Skiddaw and Blencathra from below Maiden Moor

Derwent Water, Skiddaw and Blencathra from below Maiden Moor

Photo: Rob Barklamb (32)

Walk c405 Cat Bells, High Spy and Castle Crag from Hawes End - My husband Eric on Catbells

My husband Eric on Catbells

Photo: Amanda Hamlyn (4)

Walk c405 Cat Bells, High Spy and Castle Crag from Hawes End - 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)

Walk c405 Cat Bells, High Spy and Castle Crag from Hawes End - 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)

Walk c405 Cat Bells, High Spy and Castle Crag from Hawes End - The Derwent Water Launch cruising Derwent Water from Brandlehow Bay

The Derwent Water Launch cruising Derwent Water from Brandlehow Bay

Photo: Brian Balfe (10)


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