High Spy

Area:Lake District - North Western Fells
Classification:Wainwright, Birkett, Hewitt, Nuttall, HuMP, and sub Marilyn
(also Fellranger, Synge, Sim, and Tump)
Maps:OL4(S) Explorer or 89, 90 Landranger
Grid Ref:NY234162         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Summit:large cairn - photos
Notes:ground 7m NE and also 30m S at NY 23420 16200 is as high
Daylight:dawn 03:59, sunrise 04:50, sunset 21:29, dusk 22:19
External links:Wikipedia

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High Spy to Catbells, from Dale Head
High Spy to Catbells, from Dale Head

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Other walkers registered on our site who have already walked up this hill include: @woody, adgl, AGJ64, ahampson (twice), Alan0409, alanm9, alanprince, Andrew McKillop, Andrewc1980, Andy Duff, Andy67, AndyBWood, annemu9, anthbowles, Ashleighatkinson, awall, bally6872, Bazwell (x3), Becky28, Bentley, bentonrambler, beth, Biggeoff, Bilberry, Boss_keloid, bryanatk, Burgpa, CarlandHay, CARLOS, Carolwildbird, cat wakelin, catsmui, ccoleby, CEW, charlottegetsaround, chloealina, Chr15D, Chris the rambler, chrisfry35 (x6), chrismonks55@gmail.com, clmyers, CodyJ, Colin M, Cowles, crawflakes, daleheadged, DANE2766, Danrobinson, darrendixon, Darrenh, Dave Martin, daveinberlin (twice), Daver64, davew, Daz Graham, dbirch, DJSibbald, Drpjohnston, dsutton101, DukeNukem (twice), duncbarnes, Econ, elainewoodhouse, fbs3006, Felltopper, Fellwalker (x4), fidds, fizzerfox (twice), Floydian1, frizzwig, gallowshill, GaryR, gbh, gdh200, gerard.hurst, Gillian7660, gilly_3886, Ginty (twice), Glenosborne (twice), GlynREvans, Harter hod carrier (x5), hillbilly, Hillwalker68, iggsypoo, Ivesylew, ja5ca, jackyburke80@yahoo.com, James48, JamieL, Jasimo16, JazMeg26, jdennington, jegger, Jennie, JennyPeachey, jezsheona, JimRiley, jodyd, johngraham5056@aol.com, Jojo777, JordWill, jplyons, js1995, JTM, keenwalker, Keithb_85, kierandol, King of the Tops (x3), Lakeviewlad (twice), Lambo330, Lancashire Lad, lauramac, leedrich, Lenny0018, lludwinski, lucygordonxo, Luly, luverlyjuberly (twice), Mandbar (twice), Mandy1836, mariablky, MarjWatson, markhallam, Mc49, medmondo, melissachappelhow1@gmail.com, michaelrusman@hotmail.com, micklilley1973, MickRadford (twice), Mikew92, Murrell Walkers Club, navdave, NickiG, Nigel Dewhirst, NigelMall, Old Man and Stan, Oli R C, On The Rivet, onceuponatime, pah800, pandy, patrickonthefells, PaulG1952 (twice), PaulSpink, PDB1963, peterb, Peterfishwick, Picklepot, PipT, racheljanemchugh, rampton60, Richiemaryport, rileyjayde, RuslandRambler, russellporter12, s.lee90, Samrust, ScoutScarShuffler (twice), shane1974, SheepFarmer, shivtc@yahoo.co.uk, Shortnick, skiddawlittleboy, Smoo1610, Spacemonkey, spookyfish, springfishblue, SteelFellLover, Steve18566, steve71, StevetheRover, StuartL, StuMann, Susanna (twice), Sylwia J Kociemba (twice), Tabber, thehappymundays, ThinArthur, ThrowerBell, Tirama, TonyRogerson, Toy poodle, Tricia15, trina, Tweedledeeart, ukhpr, vinmac, Wainy88, walsh581, Warnettju, wezboyes@hotmail.com, wilsonp776, windridge, wolfgangb, wrowlands3, and yorkmunrobagger.

In our forum you can read the following walk reports which include this hill:

If you need accommodation we have details of 13 properties offering rooms near High Spy. Here are some examples:

4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£556-2636 per week
2.7km (1.7 miles) away, sleeps 6
4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£470-3082 per week
3.3km (2.1 miles) away, sleeps 7
4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£512-2845 per week
3.5km (2.2 miles) away, sleeps 6

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