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 05:03, sunrise 05:44, sunset 20:48, dusk 21:30
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), ajpicky1995, Alan0409, albee23, andrew_poyner, Andy Duff, anthbowles, Ashleighatkinson, AskewUrchin, atessa, bally6872, Bazwell, Becky28, beckylindeman, beth, Bilberry, Burgpa, c14r4n, CarlandHay, CARLOS, Carolwildbird (twice), cat wakelin, 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, Felltopper, 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 (x5), Hench, hhampson, hillbilly (twice), HollySalaman, Hubbards, hydrocairns, hydroxides, Iainp21, IanBlythe, iggsypoo, Iky3768, Ivesylew, ja5ca, JackKendall,, James48 (twice), James82, JamieL, Jandy (x3), Jasimo16, jegger, Jesspeace, JimRiley, JJH94, jodyd,, Jojo777, JonP7, jonsteward, jtrslade, JulesMC, Kanianne (twice), kisgoni, kwetal, Lakeviewlad, Lambo330, Lancashire Lad, leedrich, Lenny0018, lilyybarnes, lludwinski, LozJessNacho, LucyD, lucygordonxo, Luizawoods, Luly (x3), Mandbar, mariablky, MarjWatson, markhallam, mattmanutd, McLeish, Michaelholbrow,, Michal7, MickRadford, Mikew92, motley 55, MouldyHazell, mush145, Nathaniel Hillman, nature man, navdave (twice), neil_h, NickiG, Nottspanther, On The Rivet, onceuponatime (twice), Orayner15, pah800 (twice), pandy, Paul Mansour, PaulSpink, PDB1963, peterb, Peterfishwick, pwb999, racheljanemchugh, rileyjayde, RuslandRambler (twice), russellporter12, samross, Sarahlucas, sgrice56, sharpshooter1969, (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 (twice), Tony Roberts, TonyRogerson, Toy poodle, Traverse, Tricia15, 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 27 properties offering rooms near Great Rigg. Here are some examples:

4 Tourist Board Assessed Cottage
£690-3876 per week
4.0km (2.5 miles) away, sleeps 6
4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£533-2446 per week
3.0km (1.9 miles) away, sleeps 4
5 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£680-3758 per week
3.5km (2.2 miles) away, sleeps 8

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