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, 151st highest in England & Wales) Great Shunner Fell is also known as an English Nuttall (112th highest in England, 191st highest in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (27th highest in England, 554th highest in the UK). The summit of Great Shunner Fell is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

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, 201st highest in England & Wales) Lovely Seat is also known as an English Nuttall (159th highest in England, 268th highest in England & Wales).

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Herriot Way, an 88km (55 miles) circular footpath starting and finishing in Aysgarth Falls in North Yorkshire, England. The Herriot Way is waymarked by the occasional named post. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Herriot Way.

Part of this walk also follows a section of The Pennine Way, a 404km (251 miles) linear footpath connecting Edale in Derbyshire, England with Kirk Yetholm in The Borders, Scotland. The Pennine Way is waymarked by a National Trail Acorn. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Pennine Way.

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Maps OL19 or 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 . . .

Walk ny149 Great Shunner Fell from Hawes - *Hardraw Force nr Hawes

*Hardraw Force nr Hawes

Photo: Ron Linton (13)

Walk ny149 Great Shunner Fell from Hawes - The River Ure, Hawes

The River Ure, Hawes

Photo: Paul Harrison (1)

Walk ny149 Great Shunner Fell from Hawes - Hardraw Force

Hardraw Force

Photo: Glynn Trueman (28)

Walk ny149 Great Shunner Fell from Hawes - Gayle Beck in the centre of Hawes

Gayle Beck in the centre of Hawes

Photo: Robert Hall (30)

Walk ny149 Great Shunner Fell from Hawes - Looking back up Pike Hill from near Sedbusk

Looking back up Pike Hill from near Sedbusk

Photo: Ian Lawrence (8)

Walk ny149 Great Shunner Fell from Hawes - 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)

Walk ny149 Great Shunner Fell from Hawes - Hawes Railway Station

Hawes Railway Station

Photo: Paul Harrison (9)

Walk ny149 Great Shunner Fell from Hawes - Hardraw Force

Hardraw Force

Photo: Ian Lawrence (2)

Walk ny149 Great Shunner Fell from Hawes - The cross shaped shelter on the summit of Great Shunner Fell

The cross shaped shelter on the summit of Great Shunner Fell

Photo: Paul Harrison (5)

Walk ny149 Great Shunner Fell from Hawes - The River Ure near Haylands Bridge

The River Ure near Haylands Bridge

Photo: Paul Harrison (7)

Walk ny149 Great Shunner Fell from Hawes - *Wensleydale from Great Shunner Fell

*Wensleydale from Great Shunner Fell

Photo: Wayne Hill (80)

Walk ny149 Great Shunner Fell from Hawes - Muker from The Pennine Way on Great Shunner Fell

Muker from The Pennine Way on Great Shunner Fell

Photo: Wayne Hill (49)

Walk ny149 Great Shunner Fell from Hawes - Unusual fish waymark near Hawes

Unusual fish waymark near Hawes

Photo: Paul Harrison (8)

Walk ny149 Great Shunner Fell from Hawes - Gayle Beck, Gayle and Drumaldrace (Wether Fell) beyond from Hawes

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

Photo: Robert Hall (32)

Walk ny149 Great Shunner Fell from Hawes - 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)

Walk ny149 Great Shunner Fell from Hawes - Icicles near Hawes

Icicles near Hawes

Photo: Stuart Bradley (1)

Walk ny149 Great Shunner Fell from Hawes - Early evening in Wenslydale seen from the campsite at Bainbridge Ings near Hawes

Early evening in Wenslydale seen from the campsite at Bainbridge Ings near Hawes

Photo: David Mann (3)

Walk ny149 Great Shunner Fell from Hawes - The Green Dragon Pub, Hardraw

The Green Dragon Pub, Hardraw

Photo: Paul Harrison (2)

Walk ny149 Great Shunner Fell from Hawes - Unusual cairn on the summit of Lovely Seat

Unusual cairn on the summit of Lovely Seat

Photo: Paul Harrison (6)

Walk ny149 Great Shunner Fell from Hawes - The Church of St Mary and St John, Hardraw

The Church of St Mary and St John, Hardraw

Photo: Paul Harrison (3)


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