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 05:12, sunrise 05:52, sunset 20:28, dusk 21:08
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: JimRiley, Gav Laa, russellporter12, samross, adgl, DukeNukem, NickiG, goth_angel, Hannahfw, Danrobinson, Ivesylew, jtrslade, ja5ca, albee23, steve71, gallowshill (twice), hillbilly (twice), DANE2766 (twice), Strangerclur, Sylwia J Kociemba (x3), anthbowles, peterb, Gillian7660, griff44, McLeish, DuncanG22 (twice), Stoney, Dave Martin, Nottspanther, sgrice56, kwetal, elbog_20, Paul Mansour, fellwalker68, Becky28, mattmanutd, chrisfry35 (x7), Peterfishwick, pah800, motley 55, vinmac, On The Rivet, Stuchlik, spookyfish, drsylvester68, Dunkman (twice), fizzerfox, JamieL, daleheadged, Chris the rambler, Chris Mac, CarlandHay, Mikew92, Carolwildbird, CARLOS, ThrowerBell, dsutton101, Ginty, Ejuk (twice), AGJ64, wolfgangb, jegger, walsh581, Susanna (twice), beth, StevetheRover (twice), hydroxides, Andy Duff, GraemeLackford, Shortnick, Iky3768, chipshot, Tony Roberts, rileyjayde, ThinArthur, Lancashire Lad, James82, Michal7, HannantMark, Jesspeace, gbh, trina, (twice), DG123, springfishblue, and Steve18566.

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

If you need accommodation we have details of 23 properties offering rooms near Great Rigg. Here are some examples:

4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£550-2180 per week
3.5km (2.1 miles) away, sleeps 4
4 Self Classified

2.6km (1.6 miles) away
3 Hotel, Inn, Restaurant with rooms etc Self Classified
£79-189 per night
3.2km (2.0 miles) away

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