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.




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on 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

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

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, 117th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 63). Dale Head (Newlands) is also known as an English Nuttall (84th highest in England, 144th highest in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (21st highest in England, 477th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Robinson at 737m (2419ft). Robinson is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (74th highest in England, 129th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 67). Robinson is also known as an English Nuttall (93rd highest in England, 160th highest in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (23rd highest in England, 508th highest in the UK).

You will also reach the summit of Hindscarth at 727m (2386ft). Hindscarth is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (81st highest in England, 139th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 73). Hindscarth is also known as an English Nuttall (102nd highest in England, 173rd highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag:


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Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c459 The Greater Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End

In no particular order . . .

Walk c459 The Greater Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End - Castle Crag from the Derwent Water launch

Castle Crag from the Derwent Water launch

Photo: Brian Balfe (18)

Walk c459 The Greater Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End - On High Spy

On High Spy

Photo: Dave Roberts (8)

Walk c459 The Greater Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End - Wandope (left), Addacombe Hole and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) from Knott Rigg

Wandope (left), Addacombe Hole and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) from Knott Rigg

Photo: Mike Knipe (142)

Walk c459 The Greater Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End - Great Gable (mid-distance right) with The Scafell Massif beyond with Esk Pike (left) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) (far left) from Littledale Edge

Great Gable (mid-distance right) with The Scafell Massif beyond with Esk Pike (left) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) (far left) from Littledale Edge

Photo: Rob Barklamb (21)

Walk c459 The Greater Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End - Castle Crag in the 'Jaws' of Borrowdale taken from the north end of Derwent Water

Castle Crag in the 'Jaws' of Borrowdale taken from the north end of Derwent Water

Photo: Chris Brankin (43)

Walk c459 The Greater Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End - Dalehead Tarn

Dalehead Tarn

Photo: David Hayter (4)

Walk c459 The Greater Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End - Newlands Church

Newlands Church

Photo: Chris Haselden (31)

Walk c459 The Greater Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End - Cat Bells (Catbells) and Skiddaw from Maiden Moor

Cat Bells (Catbells) and Skiddaw from Maiden Moor

Photo: David Hayter (2)

Walk c459 The Greater Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End - Whiteless Pike from Knott Rigg

Whiteless Pike from Knott Rigg

Photo: David Hayter (91)

Walk c459 The Greater Newlands Horseshoe 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 c459 The Greater Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End - Scope End from Hindscarth

Scope End from Hindscarth

Photo: David Hayter (6)

Walk c459 The Greater Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End - My daughter on top of Cat Bells (Catbells) with her daddy!

My daughter on top of Cat Bells (Catbells) with her daddy!

Photo: Kira Thorpe (1)

Walk c459 The Greater Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End - Knott Rigg (foreground left), Buttermere (just poking out) with Red Pike (Buttermere) beyond and Whitelees Pike & Wandope (centre right) from Ard Crags

Knott Rigg (foreground left), Buttermere (just poking out) with Red Pike (Buttermere) beyond and Whitelees Pike & Wandope (centre right) from Ard Crags

Photo: Christine Shepherd (21)

Walk c459 The Greater Newlands Horseshoe 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 c459 The Greater Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End - High Spy (North Top) and Maiden Moor from High Spy

High Spy (North Top) and Maiden Moor from High Spy

Photo: Ivor Bennett (3)

Walk c459 The Greater Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End - Crummock Water and Rannerdale Knotts from High Snockrigg

Crummock Water and Rannerdale Knotts from High Snockrigg

Photo: David Hayter (147)

Walk c459 The Greater Newlands Horseshoe 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 c459 The Greater Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End - The tall cairn on the summit of Dale Head (Newlands)

The tall cairn on the summit of Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (478)

Walk c459 The Greater Newlands Horseshoe 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 c459 The Greater Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End - The summit cairn on Knott Rigg

The summit cairn on Knott Rigg

Photo: Christine Shepherd (516)


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