Great Rigg

Area:Lake District - Eastern Fells
Classification:Wainwright, Birkett, Hewitt, and Nuttall
(also Fellranger, Synge, Sim, and Tump)
Maps:OL5(S), OL7(N) Explorer or 90 Landranger
Grid Ref:NY355104         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Summit:rock 15m NE of cairn - photo
Notes:cairn (NY 35584 10395) is Wainwright
Daylight:dawn 07:08, sunrise 07:45, sunset 18:09, dusk 18:45
External links:Wikipedia

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Greenhead Gill, Stone Arthur and Great Rigg
Greenhead Gill, Stone Arthur and Great Rigg

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Other walkers registered on our site who have already walked up this hill include: @woody (twice), (twice), adgl, AGJ64, ahampson (x3), albee23, andrew_poyner, Andy Duff, anthbowles, AskewUrchin, atessa, bally6872, Becky28, beckylindeman, beth, Bilberry, Burgpa, CarlandHay, CARLOS, Carolwildbird, ccoleby, charlottegetsaround, chipshot, chloealina, Chris Mac, Chris the rambler, chrisfry35 (x9), CodyJ, Cowles, daleheadged, DANE2766 (twice), Danrobinson, darrendixon, Darrenh, Dave Martin, Daver64, davew, Daz Graham, DG123, DJSibbald, DrewBrown, drsylvester68, dsutton101, DukeNukem, DuncanG22 (twice), Dunkman (twice), Econ, Ejuk (twice), elbog_20, Entropy, Fellwalker, fellwalker68, fizzerfox (twice), Floydian1, frizzwig, frothyraptor, Gaflatlast, gallowshill (twice), GaryR (twice), Gav Laa, gbh, gdh200, Gillian7660, Ginty, goth_angel, GraemeLackford, griff44, Hannahfw, HannantMark, Harter hod carrier (twice), Hench, hhampson, hillbilly (twice), HollySalaman, Hubbards, hydroxides, Iainp21, iggsypoo, Iky3768, Ivesylew, ja5ca, JackKendall, James48 (twice), James82, JamieL, Jandy (x3), Jasimo16, jegger, Jesspeace, JimRiley, JJH94, jodyd,, Jojo777, jtrslade, JulesMC, Kanianne, kisgoni, kwetal, Lakeviewlad, Lambo330, Lancashire Lad, leedrich, Lenny0018, LozJessNacho, LucyD, lucygordonxo, Luizawoods, Luly (x3), Mandbar, mariablky, MarjWatson, markhallam, mattmanutd, McLeish,, Michal7, Mikew92, motley 55, MouldyHazell, nature man, navdave (twice), neil_h, NickiG, Nottspanther, On The Rivet, Orayner15, pah800 (twice), pandy, Paul Mansour, PaulSpink, PDB1963, peterb, Peterfishwick, pwb999, racheljanemchugh, rileyjayde, RuslandRambler (twice), russellporter12, samross, Sarahlucas, sgrice56, (x3), Shortnick, skiddawlittleboy, spookyfish, springfishblue, starfury6, SteelFellLover, Steve1607, Steve18566, steve71, stevegunter, StevetheRover (twice), Stoney, Strangerclur, StuartL, Stuchlik, Susanna (twice), Sylwia J Kociemba (x3), taxiken98, thehappymundays, ThinArthur, ThrowerBell, Tony Roberts, TonyRogerson, Toy poodle, Traverse, trina, vinmac, walsh581, Wayne-1977, (x3), wittonweavers, wolfgangb, wrowlands3, XanderPY, and yorkmunrobagger.

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

If you need accommodation we have details of 24 properties offering rooms near Great Rigg. Here are some examples:

4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£408-3545 per week
3.6km (2.2 miles) away, sleeps 5
4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£467-3072 per week
3.4km (2.1 miles) away, sleeps 4
3 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£422-2602 per week
3.4km (2.1 miles) away, sleeps 4

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