Arnison Crag

Overview
Height: 1,424 Feet - 433 Metres
Grid Ref: NY 393 149
Area: Eastern
Ordnance Survey: OL5
Wainwright Guidebook: One

The rough fellside curving out of Deepdale and bounding the highway to Patterdale village has an attractive rocky crown, often visited for the fine view it offers of the head of Ullswater. This is Arnison Crag, a low hill with a summit worthy of a mountain.

 

Map and Photo Gallery

 

Arnison Crag seen over Trough Head with Place Fell and Boredale Hause in the distance.

Ullswater from Arnison Crag summmit.


 

There are 5 walks to choose from including Arnison Crag

Birks, St Sunday Crag and Arnison Crag from Patterdale

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21st January 2017
ASCENT: 2,781 Feet - 848 Metres
MILES: 7.4
WAINWRIGHTS: 3, Birks - St Sunday Crag - Arnison Crag
ROUTE: Patterdale - Glenamara Park - Grisedale - Blind Cove - Birks - St Sunday Crag - Gavel Pike -Traverse of Cold Cove - Trough Head - Arnison Crag - Patterdale
 

A Deepdale Horseshoe

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8th October 2016
ASCENT: 3,448 Feet - 1,051 Meters
MILES: 10.2
WAINWRIGHTS: 6, Arnison Crag - Birks - St Sunday Crag - Fairfield - Hart Crag - Hartsop above How
ROUTE: Patterdale - Arnison Crag - Trough Head - Birks - St Sunday Crag - Deepdale Hause - Cofa Pike - Fairfield - Hart Crag - Hartsop Above How - Deepdale Bridge - A592 – Patterdale
 

Walking the Wainwrights in 30 Walks - Walk 25 A Grisedale Horseshoe

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30th July 2016
ASCENT: 4,879 Feet - 1,488 Meters
MILES: 13.1
WAINWRIGHTS: 9, Birkhouse Moor - Catstye Cam - Helvellyn - Nethermost Pike - Dollywagon Pike - Seat Sandal - St Sunday Crag - Birks - Arnison Crag
ROUTE: Glenridding – Mires Beck - Birkhouse Moor – Red Tarn - Catstye Cam - Swirral Edge – Helvellyn - Nethermost Pike - High Crag - Dollywagon Pike - Seat Sandal - Grisedale Hause - Deepdale Hause - St Sunday Crag - Birks - Trough Head - Arnison Crag - Grisedale Bridge – Glenridding
 

A Grisedale Horseshoe via Striding Edge


13th September 2013
ASCENT: 4,934 Feet – 1,540 Meters
MILES: 11.8
WAINWRIGHTS: 8, Helvellyn – Nethermost Pike – Dollywagon Pike  – Seat Sandal – Fairfield – St Sunday Crag – Birks – Arnison Crag
ROUTE: Patterdale – Grisedale – Striding Edge – Helvellyn – Nethermost Pike – High Crag – Dollywagon Pike – Grisedale Tarn – Seat Sandal – Grisedale Hause – Fairfield – Cofa Pike – Deepdale Hause – St Sunday Crag – Birks – Trough Head – Arnison Crag – Oxford Crag – Patterdale
 

St Sunday Crag via Arnison Crag

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29th August 2011
ASCENT: 2,760 Feet, 841 Meters
MILES: 9
WAINWRIGHTS: 3, Arnison Crag, Birks & St Sunday Crag
ROUTE:  
 

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