Walk c461 Great Sca Fell and Knott from Over Water

High Fell views with little company


Route outline for walk c461:

Over Water Reservoir  -  Waterside Wood  -  Whitefield Cottage  -  Binsey Cottage  -  Binsey  -  Dogkennel Wood  -  Overwater Hall  -  Black Wood  -  Orthwaite  -  Orthwaite Bank  -  Uldale Fells  -  Great Cockup  -  Meal Fell  -  Great Sca Fell  -  Little Sca Fell  -  Brae Fell  -  Broad Moss  -  Charleton Gill  -  Langlands Fell  -  The Cumbria Way  -  Lowthwaite  -  Chapelhouse Reservoir  -  Over Water.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
5
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
2
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Great Sca Fell at 651m (2137ft). Great Sca Fell is classified as a Wainwright (No. 114).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Brae Fell at 586m (1923ft). Brae Fell is classified as a Wainwright (No. 134).

You will also reach the summit of Meal Fell at 550m (1805ft). Meal Fell is classified as a Wainwright (No. 150). Meal Fell is also known as a English Dewey (72nd highest in England, 163rd in England & Wales)

Along the way you will also bag Great Cockup at 526m (1726ft). Great Cockup is classified as a Wainwright (No. 158), and a English Dewey (123rd highest in England, 284th highest in England & Wales).; Binsey at 447m (1467ft).

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 c461 Great Sca Fell and Knott from Over Water

In no particular order . . .

Climbing Great Sca Fell

Climbing Great Sca Fell

Photo: Terry Howard (110)

Brockle Crag and Bassenthwaite Lake from Great Cockup

Brockle Crag and Bassenthwaite Lake from Great Cockup

Photo: David Hayter (29)

Over Water from a cairn on Meal Fell

Over Water from a cairn on Meal Fell

Photo: Terry Howard (106)

Stone wind shelter on Meal Fell from the summit cairn

Stone wind shelter on Meal Fell from the summit cairn

Photo: Terry Howard (108)

Checking the route near Orthwaite

Checking the route near Orthwaite

Photo: Terry Howard (98)

Windy day - nearly blown off the top of Binsey

Windy day - nearly blown off the top of Binsey

Photo: Stephen Ellaby (1)

The path back to Orthwaite

The path back to Orthwaite

Photo: Terry Howard (116)

The River Esk and Crinkle Crags from Sca Fell

The River Esk and Crinkle Crags from Sca Fell

Photo: David Hayter (379)

The small cairn on the summit of Great Cockup

The small cairn on the summit of Great Cockup

Photo: Terry Howard (103)

Meal Fell summit shelter

Meal Fell summit shelter

Photo: Christine Shepherd (496)

Great Sca Fell from Meal Fell

Great Sca Fell from Meal Fell

Photo: David Hayter (31)

The small cairn on the summit of Great Cockup

The small cairn on the summit of Great Cockup

Photo: Terry Howard (102)

Going up Binsey with my husband

Going up Binsey with my husband

Photo: Christine Shepherd (700)

Orthwaite Hall

Orthwaite Hall

Photo: David Hayter (39)

Knott and Over Water from Binsey

Knott and Over Water from Binsey

Photo: Stephen Collins (2)

Meal Fell and Great Cockup from Great Sca Fell

Meal Fell and Great Cockup from Great Sca Fell

Photo: David Hayter (166)

North to The Solway Firth from Binsey

North to The Solway Firth from Binsey

Photo: Stephen Collins (4)

The stone wind shelter on Meal Fell

The stone wind shelter on Meal Fell

Photo: Terry Howard (109)

Binsey and Over Water from Great Sca Fell

Binsey and Over Water from Great Sca Fell

Photo: David Hayter (32)

Birkett Edge, Bakestall and Skiddaw (in cloud) from the large cairn on the approach to Great Cockup

Birkett Edge, Bakestall and Skiddaw (in cloud) from the large cairn on the approach to Great Cockup

Photo: Terry Howard (101)

Binsey Summit

Binsey Summit

Photo: David Hayter (160)

Bassenthwaite from Binsey

Bassenthwaite from Binsey

Photo: David Hayter (163)

The cairn on the summit of Great Sca Fell

The cairn on the summit of Great Sca Fell

Photo: Christine Shepherd (486)

Brae Fell summit

Brae Fell summit

Photo: David Hayter (165)

Great Cockup summit cairn

Great Cockup summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (514)

Overwater from Binsey

Overwater from Binsey

Photo: David Hayter (161)

Great Sca Fell from the summit cairn on Meal Fell

Great Sca Fell from the summit cairn on Meal Fell

Photo: Terry Howard (107)

Skiddaw massif from Binsey

Skiddaw massif from Binsey

Photo: David Hayter (162)

Over Water from the large cairn on the approach to Great Cockup

Over Water from the large cairn on the approach to Great Cockup

Photo: Terry Howard (100)

Binsey Summit

Binsey Summit

Photo: Stephen Collins (3)

Cairns on the summit of Brae Fell

Cairns on the summit of Brae Fell

Photo: Terry Howard (113)

Binsey Trig Point and cairn with The Uldale Fells (Brae Fell, Great Sca Fell and Knott) beyond

Binsey Trig Point and cairn with The Uldale Fells (Brae Fell, Great Sca Fell and Knott) beyond

Photo: Mike Moodie (1)

Great Sca Fell summit cairn

Great Sca Fell summit cairn

Photo: Terry Howard (111)

The summit cairn on Little Sca Fell

The summit cairn on Little Sca Fell

Photo: Terry Howard (112)

On the summit of Binsey with my husband

On the summit of Binsey with my husband

Photo: Christine Shepherd (701)

Skiddaw from Orthwaite

Skiddaw from Orthwaite

Photo: Andy Lyons (1)

Grouse Butt on Orthwaite Bank on the route up Great Cockup

Grouse Butt on Orthwaite Bank on the route up Great Cockup

Photo: Terry Howard (99)


. . . see just 10 walk photos from Walk c461 Great Sca Fell and Knott from Over Water


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