Walk c459 The Greater Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End

Popular Horseshoe route with fine views


Route outline for walk c459:

- Hawes End  -   Derwent Water  -   Skelgill Bank  -   Woodford's Path  -   Cat Bells (Catbells)  -   Maiden Moor  -   High Spy (North Top)  -   High Spy  -   Dalehead Tarn  -   Dale Head (Newlands)  -   Hindscarth  -   Littledale Edge  -   Robinson  -   High Snockrigg  -   Moss Force  -   Newlands Hause  -   Knott Rigg  -   Ard Crags  -   Birkrigg  -   Keskerdale Beck  -   Newlands Church  -   Newlands Beck  -   Little Town  -   Skelgill Farm  -   Hawes End Derwent Water.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
4
English
Mountains
Wainwright
8
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
5
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
3
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
2
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is Dale Head (Newlands) at 753m (2471ft). Dale Head (Newlands) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (68th highest in England, 118th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 63). Dale Head (Newlands) is also known as an English Nuttall (84th in England, 144th in England & Wales). Dale Head (Newlands) is classified as a Marilyn (21st highest in England, 475th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Robinson, 737m (2419ft). Robinson is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (75th highest in England, 131st highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 67). Robinson is also known as an English Nuttall (93rd in England, 160th in England & Wales). Robinson is classified as a Marilyn (23rd highest in England, 506th highest in the UK).

You will also reach the summit of Hindscarth, 727m (2386ft). Hindscarth is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (81st highest in England, 140th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 73). Hindscarth is also known as an English Nuttall (102nd in England, 173rd in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag High Spy, 653m (2143ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (141st Eng, 244th in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 113) and an English Nuttall (190th Eng, 326th Eng & Wal); High Spy (North Top) 634m (2081ft) - an English Nuttall (213th Eng, 367th Eng & Wal); Ard Crags 581m (1906ft) - a Wainwright (No. 136), and an English Dewey (29th in Eng, 68th Eng & Wal); Maiden Moor 575m (1887ft) - a Wainwright (No. 138); Knott Rigg 556m (1825ft) - a Wainwright (No. 145), and an English Dewey (58th in Eng, 133rd Eng & Wal); High Snockrigg 526m (1726ft) - an English Dewey (121st in Eng, 280th Eng & Wal) and Cat Bells (Catbells) 451m (1480ft) - a Wainwright (No. 189).


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


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 c459 The Greater Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End

In no particular order . . .

Skiddaw and Keswick from Skelgill Bank on the way to Cat Bells (Catbells)

Skiddaw and Keswick from Skelgill Bank on the way to Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Wayne Hill (89)

Me with friends (Dave, Hannah, Verne, Ali & Pete) on top of Cat Bells (Catbells)

Me with friends (Dave, Hannah, Verne, Ali & Pete) on top of Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Jane Oxby (1)

Skiddaw from near Walla Crag

Skiddaw from near Walla Crag

Photo: Chris Haselden (28)

Low Water on the way up The Old Man of Coniston

Low Water on the way up The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Dave Roberts (9)

Skiddaw and Keswick from Robinson

Skiddaw and Keswick from Robinson

Photo: Mark Johnson (2)

Low Fell (South Top) and Crummock Water

Low Fell (South Top) and Crummock Water

Photo: David Hayter (150)

Cat Bells (Catbells) and Skiddaw from Maiden Moor

Cat Bells (Catbells) and Skiddaw from Maiden Moor

Photo: David Hayter (3)

The summit cairn on Knott Rigg

The summit cairn on Knott Rigg

Photo: Christine Shepherd (516)

Brocken Spectre seen from the summit of Dale Head (Newlands)

Brocken Spectre seen from the summit of Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Fred Bell (3)

Crag Hill Wandope and Grasmoor from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Crag Hill Wandope and Grasmoor from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: David Hayter (1)


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