Walk ny149 Great Shunner Fell from Hawes

The Pennine Way - and superb views of Hawes


Route outline for walk ny149:

- Hawes  -   The Pennine Way  -   The Herriot Way  -   Haylands Bridge  -   The River Ure  -   Hardraw  -   Hardraw Force  -   Hearne Coal Road  -   Hollin Hill  -   Bluebell Hill  -   Blea Pot Plain  -   Hearn Top  -   Bleak Haw  -   Hearne Head  -   Great Shunner Fell  -   Little Shunner Fell  -   Pickersett Mea  -   Fossdale Moss  -   Grimy Gutter  -   Lovely Seat  -   Coal Gill Hags  -   Abbotside Common  -   High Clint  -   High Pasture Gate  -   Shutt Lane  -   Sedbusk  -   Hawes.



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

At 30m (100ft), Hardraw Force is the tallest single drop waterfall in England (above ground). It lies on private ground and can only be accessed through the Green Dragon Inn in Hardraw (fee payable - this is Yorkshire!). The volume of water is relatively small so the falls are best viewed after heavy rain.


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

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

The highest point of this walk is Great Shunner Fell at 716m (2349ft). Great Shunner Fell is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (88th highest in England, 152nd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Great Shunner Fell is also known as an English Nuttall (112th in England, 191st in England & Wales). Great Shunner Fell is classified as a Marilyn (27th highest in England, 552nd highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Lovely Seat, 675m (2215ft). Lovely Seat is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (118th highest in England, 202nd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Lovely Seat is also known as an English Nuttall (159th in England, 269th in England & Wales).


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 OL30
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 98
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk ny149 Great Shunner Fell from Hawes

In no particular order . . .

*Looking down into Hawes from The Pennine Way

*Looking down into Hawes from The Pennine Way

Photo: Wayne Hill (44)

Looking down Grisdale from Dollywaggon Pike with St Sunday Crag on the right and Ullswater in the distance

Looking down Grisdale from Dollywaggon Pike with St Sunday Crag on the right and Ullswater in the distance

Photo: Wayne Hill (81)

Mucker Valley taken from about half way down Great Shunner Fell

Mucker Valley taken from about half way down Great Shunner Fell

Photo: David Mann (2)

Hawes Church

Hawes Church

Photo: Robert Hall (31)

*The Southern Fells from Black Combe to The Old Man of Coniston from Kirkby-in-Furness

*The Southern Fells from Black Combe to The Old Man of Coniston from Kirkby-in-Furness

Photo: Wayne Hill (45)

The River Ure, Hawes

The River Ure, Hawes

Photo: Paul Harrison (1)

Hawes from Pike Hill

Hawes from Pike Hill

Photo: Ian Lawrence (3)

Gayle Beck in the centre of Hawes

Gayle Beck in the centre of Hawes

Photo: Robert Hall (30)

Muker from The Pennine Way on Great Shunner Fell

Muker from The Pennine Way on Great Shunner Fell

Photo: Wayne Hill (49)

*Wensleydale from Great Shunner Fell

*Wensleydale from Great Shunner Fell

Photo: Wayne Hill (80)


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