Dow Crag

Area:Lake District - Southern Fells
County:Cumbria
Country:England
Classification:Wainwright, Birkett, Hewitt, Nuttall, and HuMP
(also Fellranger, Synge, Sim, and Tump)
Height:778m
Maps:OL6(N) Explorer or 96, 97 Landranger
Grid Ref:SD262977         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Summit:outcrop
Daylight:dawn 04:07, sunrise 04:55, sunset 21:22, dusk 22:11

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Dow Crag and Goats Water
Dow Crag and Goats Water


A popular climbing venue, its precipitous eastern flanks drop down to Goats Water and is overlooked by The Old Man.

It lies north of the Walna Scar summit, and can be walked from the car park at the end of the tarmac road.

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Other walkers registered on our site who have already walked up this hill include: JimRiley, samross, adgl, DukeNukem, distantecho, Hannahfw, abbyrich1965@aol.com, ja5ca, gallowshill (twice), hillbilly, domusmantell, DANE2766, Strangerclur, ianjhardie, Sylwia J Kociemba, Paperballpark, gilly_3886, vonnieflossy1, peterb, Scuba6936, john09cw, On The Rivet, Biscuits17, drsylvester68, fizzerfox, JamieL, Chris the rambler, fidds (twice), CarlandHay, Mikew92, Carolwildbird, CARLOS, dsutton101, Ginty, AGJ64, geordiegary, Samndigger, jegger, walsh581 (twice), Jennie, Susanna, beth, StevetheRover (x3), Lenny0018, Westcoasthiker , digby, Lancashire Lad (x3), shane1974, s.lee90, Jesspeace, gbh, and gerard.hurst.

If you need accommodation we have details of 28 properties offering rooms near Dow Crag. Here are some examples:

4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£343-701 per week
4.1km (2.6 miles) away, sleeps 2
3 Visit England Assessed

4.8km (3.0 miles) away
4 Visit England Assessed Bed and Breakfast or Guest House
£37-45 per night
4.0km (2.5 miles) away

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