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

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

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). Great Shunner Fell is also known as an English Nuttall (112th highest in England, 191st highest in England & Wales). Great Shunner Fell is also classified as an English Marilyn (27th highest in England, 552nd highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Lovely Seat at 675m (2215ft). Lovely Seat is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (118th highest in England, 202nd highest in England & Wales). Lovely Seat is also known as an English Nuttall (159th highest in England, 269th highest in England & Wales).

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 . . .

*Hardraw Force nr Hawes

*Hardraw Force nr Hawes

Photo: Ron Linton (13)

Hawes Railway Station

Hawes Railway Station

Photo: Paul Harrison (9)

Hardraw Force

Hardraw Force

Photo: Ian Lawrence (2)

Unusual cairn on the summit of Lovely Seat

Unusual cairn on the summit of Lovely Seat

Photo: Paul Harrison (6)

Muker from The Pennine Way on Great Shunner Fell

Muker from The Pennine Way on Great Shunner Fell

Photo: Wayne Hill (49)

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)

Gayle Beck, Gayle and Drumaldrace (Wether Fell) beyond from Hawes

Gayle Beck, Gayle and Drumaldrace (Wether Fell) beyond from Hawes

Photo: Robert Hall (32)

The River Ure near Haylands Bridge

The River Ure near Haylands Bridge

Photo: Paul Harrison (7)

Looking back to Hawes from the Pennine Way half-way up Great Shunner Fell

Looking back to Hawes from the Pennine Way half-way up Great Shunner Fell

Photo: Paul Harrison (4)

Gayle Beck in the centre of Hawes

Gayle Beck in the centre of Hawes

Photo: Robert Hall (30)


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