Catstye Cam

Area:Lake District - Eastern Fells
County:Cumbria
Country:England
Classification:Wainwright, Birkett, Hewitt, and Nuttall
(also Fellranger, Synge, Sim, and Tump)
Height:890m
Maps:OL5(S) Explorer or 90 Landranger
Grid Ref:NY348158         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Summit:cairn
Daylight:dawn 05:21, sunrise 06:00, sunset 20:29, dusk 21:08
External links:Wikipedia

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Catstycam from Helvellyn
Catstycam from Helvellyn


Catstye Cam is the other end of Swirral Edge to Helvellyn.

Despite how it's spelled on the OS maps, many people refer to it as Catstycam, all one word, including Wainwright and many other guidebook writers since, including WalkLakes.

Why not try walking up this hill using one of our walks:

... or, if you've walked it already, why not log on or register and record your walk?

Other walkers registered on our site who have already walked up this hill include: adgl, Andy Duff, anthbowles, awall, beth (twice), Boss_keloid, bryanatk, CarlandHay, CARLOS (x4), cejackson1951, CEW, Chris the rambler, chrisfry35 (x3), DANE2766, Daniel278, darby1963, Darrenh, digby, Drhelenward, drsylvester68, DukeNukem, DuncanG22, Dunkman, eclipseandy, Ejuk, elbog_20, fellwalker68, fizzerfox, gallowshill (twice), Gary Stanley, gbh (twice), Gedlup, gerard.hurst, gill4rolo, Ginty, griff44, Hannahfw, hillbilly, jegger, Jesspeace, jezsheona, Lancashire Lad (twice), Mikew92, motley 55, Offtomorrow, On The Rivet, pah800, PaulG1952, peterb, Peterfishwick, RuslandRambler, samross, sgrice56, SheepFarmer (twice), shivtc@yahoo.co.uk, Smoo1610, Spacemonkey, spookyfish, springfishblue, Stephenmshanks, Steve Britton, steve71, StevetheRover (twice), Stewart Sanderson, Strangerclur, Susanna, Sylwia J Kociemba, ukhpr (twice), vinmac, and wolfgangb.

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

If you need accommodation we have details of 10 properties offering rooms near Catstye Cam. Here are some examples:

4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£362-1576 per week
4.0km (2.5 miles) away, sleeps 2
3 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£334-1443 per week
4.3km (2.7 miles) away, sleeps 3
3 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£325-1413 per week
4.2km (2.6 miles) away, sleeps 4

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Participants in these activities should be aware of and accept these risks and be responsible for their own actions.