Helm Crag

Area:Lake District - Central Fells
Classification:Wainwright and Birkett
(also Fellranger, Synge, and Tump)
Maps:OL5(S), OL7(N) Explorer or 90 Landranger
Grid Ref:NY326093         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Summit:rock tor known as 'Howitzer' - photo
Daylight:dawn 05:15, sunrise 05:55, sunset 20:36, dusk 21:16
External links:Wikipedia

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Helm Crag and Gibson Knott
Helm Crag and Gibson Knott

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Other walkers registered on our site who have already walked up this hill include: abbyrich1965@aol.com, Achandler (twice), adgl (x5), AGJ64, ahampson, alanm9, Andy Duff, annaN, anthbowles, Becky28, bentonrambler, beth, bryanatk, CarlandHay, CARLOS, Carolwildbird, cejackson1951 (twice), CEW, Chr15D, chrisandbex, chrisfry35 (x5), colburrell, ContourChris, daleheadged, DANE2766, Daniel278, darmour, Darrenh, Dave Martin, DG123, domusmantell, Drhelenward, drsylvester68, dsutton101 (twice), DukeNukem, DuncanG22, Dunkman, Ejuk, encho, fizzerfox, frothyraptor, Gail, gbh, Gillian7660, gilly_3886, Ginty (twice), Glenosborne, GlynREvans, Hannahfw, HighOrbiter, hillbilly, i2am2no2man (twice), Iky3768, Ivesylew, ja5ca, James82 (twice), JamieL, jdennington, jegger, Jennev (x3), Jennie, jezsheona, JimRiley, JMCM, john09cw, Jojo777, jplyons (twice), JSutton, Karen.m.burns, keenwalker, kierandol, killie, Lancashire Lad, lancasteruk, Lancylass, livebox, mickeyg, Mikew92, motley 55, MurthyBruit, NickiG (twice), NicSmith1980, Ninjaman19, Nottspanther, oldwalker, On The Rivet, pah800, Parkypig, peterb (twice), Peterfishwick, RuslandRambler (twice), russellporter12, samross, shivtc@yahoo.co.uk (twice), Shortnick (twice), Smoo1610, spookyfish, springfishblue, stephenquinney, sterushton, Steve1607, Steve18566, steve71 (twice), StevetheRover, Strangerclur (twice), Stuchlik, Susanna (twice), sushiwalkies, Sylwia J Kociemba (x3), ThinArthur, ThrowerBell, Tirama, tposton, trina, vonnieflossy1, walsh581, Wendy, Westcoasthiker , windridge, and wolfgangb (twice).

If you need accommodation we have details of 20 properties offering rooms near Helm Crag. Here are some examples:

3 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£332-1615 per week
2.1km (1.3 miles) away, sleeps 3
3 Visit England Assessed Hostel or Bunkhouse
£18.50-38.85 per bed
1.1km (0.7 miles) away
4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£396-2082 per week
2.9km (1.8 miles) away, sleeps 5

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