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.




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on 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 (189th 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 (209th highest in England, 359th 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.


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

The Lake District National Park


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

OL4 The English Lakes - North Western area


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

89 West Cumbria, Cockermouth & Wast Water


90 Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside


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 - Cat Bells (Catbells) from the Derwent Water Ferry

Cat Bells (Catbells) from the Derwent Water Ferry

Photo: Ian Shaw (1)

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

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

Derwent Water from Cat Bells (Catbells) The Newlands Horseshoe

Photo: Ivor Bennett (1)

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

Shepherds Crag from Castle Crag

Photo: Dave Phillips (6)

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 - 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)

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

Crag Hill Wandope and Grasmoor from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: David Hayter (1)

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

Cat Bells (Catbells) and Skiddaw from Maiden Moor

Photo: David Hayter (3)

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 - High Spy from Dale Head Tarn

High Spy from Dale Head Tarn

Photo: Mike Knipe (42)

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 - Cat Bells (Catbells) from Maiden Moor

Cat Bells (Catbells) from Maiden Moor

Photo: Dave Roberts (6)

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

Great view from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Paul Parker (1)

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 - 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 and Borrowdale from Castle Crag

Derwent Water and Borrowdale from Castle Crag

Photo: Dave Phillips (5)

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

Derwent Water with Cat Bells (Catbells) beyond

Photo: Glynn Trueman (30)

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

Walk c405 Cat Bells, High Spy and Castle Crag from Hawes End - Castle Crag from the Cumbria Way above Seatoller

Castle Crag from the Cumbria Way above Seatoller

Photo: David Swales (15)

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)


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