Area:Lake District - North Western Fells
Classification:Wainwright and Birkett
(also Fellranger, Synge, and Tump)
Maps:OL4(S) Explorer or 89, 90 Landranger
Grid Ref:NY244198         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Summit:rock - photos
Notes:tiny flat cairn no longer exists
Daylight:dawn 06:58, sunrise 07:38, sunset 16:15, dusk 16:55
External links:Wikipedia

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Catbells from Castlehead viewpoint
Catbells from Castlehead viewpoint

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If you need accommodation we have details of 75 properties offering rooms near Catbells. Here are some examples:

4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£297-1201 per week
4.3km (2.7 miles) away, sleeps 3
4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£489-1919 per week
4.8km (3.0 miles) away, sleeps 4
4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£325-1563 per week
4.3km (2.6 miles) away, sleeps 4

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