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 - 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 - 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)

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 - Castle Crag from the Derwent Water launch

Castle Crag from the Derwent Water launch

Photo: Brian Balfe (18)

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 The River Derwent

Skiddaw from The River Derwent

Photo: Duncan Grant (4)

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

Borrowdale from Maiden Moor

Photo: Peter Swan (16)

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

Looking South from High Spy

Photo: Rob Barklamb (33)

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 - Derwent Water

Derwent Water

Photo: Glenn Philpott (5)

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 - 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)

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

Derwent Water with Walla Crag beyond from Hawes End Pier

Photo: David Mann (1)

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 - 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 - The River Derwent below Castle Crag

The River Derwent below Castle Crag

Photo: Andy Malcolm (116)

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

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 - On High Spy

On High Spy

Photo: Dave Roberts (8)

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: Darryl Larvin (1)


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