Nab Scar

Area:Lake District - Eastern Fells
Classification:Wainwright and Birkett
(also Fellranger and Synge)
Maps:OL7(N) Explorer or 90 Landranger
Grid Ref:NY355072         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Summit:large cairn beyond wall
Daylight:dawn 03:59, sunrise 04:50, sunset 21:27, dusk 22:18

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Rydal Water and Nab Scar
Rydal Water and Nab Scar

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Other walkers registered on our site who have already walked up this hill include: @woody (twice),, Achandler, adgl, AGJ64, ahampson (twice), Alan0409, albee23, amyhadz, andrew_poyner, Andy Duff, anthbowles, Ashleighatkinson, AskewUrchin, atessa, bally6872, Becky28, beckylindeman, bentonrambler, beth, Bilberry, Burgpa, CarlandHay, CARLOS, Carolwildbird (twice), cat wakelin, charlottegetsaround, chipshot, chloealina, Chris Mac, chrisandbex, chrisfry35 (x9), CodyJ, Cowles, daleheadged, DANE2766, Danrobinson, darrendixon, Darrenh, Dave Martin, Daver64, davew, Daz Graham, DG123, DJSibbald, DrewBrown, drsylvester68, DukeNukem, DuncanG22, Dunkman (twice), Econ, Ejuk (twice), elbog_20, Entropy, Felltopper, fellwalker68, Ffion, fizzerfox, Floydian1, frizzwig, frothyraptor, Gaflatlast, gallowshill (twice), GaryR, Gav Laa, gbh, gdh200, Gillian7660, Ginty, GlynREvans, goth_angel, griff44, Guarracino (twice), Hannahfw, HannantMark, Harter hod carrier (x4), Hench, hhampson, HikingKidd, hillbilly, HollySalaman, Hubbards, hydrocairns, hydroxides (twice), Iainp21, IanBlythe, iggsypoo, Iky3768, Ivesylew, ja5ca, JackKendall,, James48, James82, JamieL, Jandy (twice), Jasimo16, jegger, Jesspeace (twice), 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, Mandy1836, mariablky, MarjWatson, markhallam, mattmanutd,, Michal7, Mikew92, MouldyHazell, Nathaniel Hillman, nature man, navdave, NickiG, Nottspanther, onceuponatime, Orayner15, pah800, pandy, Paul Mansour, PaulSpink, PDB1963, peterb, Peterfishwick, philip_watts, pwb999, racheljanemchugh, rampton60, Richiemaryport, rileyjayde, RuslandRambler, russellporter12, Samndigger, samross, Sarahlucas, (twice), Shortnick, skiddawlittleboy, spookyfish, springfishblue, starfury6, SteelFellLover, sterushton, Steve1607, Steve18566, steve71, StevetheRover, Stoney, Strangerclur, StuartL, Stuchlik,, Susanna, swiftcavo, Sylwia J Kociemba, taxiken98, thehappymundays, ThinArthur, ThrowerBell (twice), Tiff18, Tirama, Tony Roberts, TonyRogerson, Toy poodle, Traverse, Tricia15, trina, Vicksey22, vinmac, walsh581, Wayne-1977, Wendy, Westcoasthiker , (twice), wheresthepath, wittonweavers, wolfgangb, 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 90 properties offering rooms near Nab Scar. Here are some examples:

4 Tourist Board Assessed Cottage
£545-2212 per week
3.5km (2.2 miles) away, sleeps 4
4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£481-2245 per week
3.6km (2.2 miles) away, sleeps 4
4 Tourist Board Assessed Cottage
£484-2628 per week
4.7km (2.9 miles) away, sleeps 4

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