Castle Crag (Shoulthwalte)

Area:Lake District - Central Fells
County:Cumbria
Country:England
Classification:Birkett
(also Synge)
Height:404m
Maps:OL4(S) Explorer or 89, 90 Landranger
Grid Ref:NY299188         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Summit:tree root
Notes:tiny cairn now destroyed
Daylight:dawn 06:36, sunrise 07:11, sunset 18:53, dusk 19:28

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Castle Crag Fort, with Castle Crag behind
Castle Crag Fort, with Castle Crag behind


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Other walkers registered on our site who have already walked up this hill include: beth, fizzerfox (twice), Ginty (twice), Mikew92, RuslandRambler, Steve18566, and StevetheRover.

If you need accommodation we have details of 63 properties offering rooms near Castle Crag (Shoulthwalte). Here are some examples:

4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£584-3576 per week
5.7km (3.5 miles) away, sleeps 6
4 Tourist Board Assessed Cottage
£357-1745 per week
5.4km (3.3 miles) away, sleeps 3
4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£368-1772 per week
5.9km (3.7 miles) away, sleeps 4

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