Cat Bells

Overview
Height: 1,481 Feet - 541 Metres
Grid Ref: NY 244 198
Area: North Western
Ordnance Survey: OL4
Wainwright Guidebook: Six

Words cannot adequately describe the rare charm of Catbells, nor its ravishing view. But no publicity is necessary: its mere presence in the Derwent water scene is enough.

 

Map and Photo Gallery

 

Cat Bells over Barrow Bay, Derwent Water.

Looking back on Cat Bells, Derwent Water, Skiddaw and Blencathra.

Cat Bells from Skelgill Bank.

Cat Bells summit.

The new addition to Cat Bells summit, the stone column.

 

There are 8 walks to choose from including Cat Bells

Cat Bells to High Spy

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20th August 2017
ASCENT: 2,143 Feet - 653 Metres
MILES: 9
WAINWRIGHTS: 3, Cat Bells - Maiden Moor - High Spy
ROUTE: Gutherscale - Skelgill Bank - Cat Bells - Hause Gate - Maiden Moor - Narrow Moor - Blea Crag - High Spy - Dalehead Tarn - Newlands Valley - Above Little Town - Skelgill - Gutherscale
 

Walking the Wainwrights in 30 Walks - Walk 6 A Newlands Round

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5th March 2016
ASCENT: 5,200 Feet - 1,586 Meters
MILES: 13.6
WAINWRIGHTS: 8, Cat Bells - Maiden Moor - High Spy - Dale Head - Hindscarth - Robinson - Knott Rigg - Ard Crags
ROUTE: Gutherscale - Skellgill Bank - Cat Bells - Hause Gate - Maiden Moor - Narrow Moor - High Spy - Dalehead Tarn - Dale Head - Hindscarth Edge - Hindscarth - LIttledale Edge - Robinson - Buttermere Moss - High Smockrigg - Moss Force - Newlands Pass - Knott Rigg - Ard Crags - Birk Rigg - Newlands Pass - Stair - Skelgill - Gutherscale
 

Cat Bells to Dale Head

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27th December 2015
ASCENT: 3,320 Feet - 1,013 Meters
MILES: 10
WAINWRIGHTS: 4, Cat Bells - Maiden Moor - High Spy - Dale Head
ROUTE: Gutherscale - Skelgill Bank - Cat Bells - Hause Gate - Maiden Moor - Narrow Moor - Blea Crag - High Spy - Dale Head Tarn - Dale Head - Miners Track - Newlands Valley - Above Little Town - Skelgill - Gutherscale
 

Cat Bells & Castle Crag from Portinscale

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6th August 2013
ASCENT: 2,753 Feet 839 Meters
MILES: 14.2
WAINWRIGHTS: 2, Cat Bells – Castle Crag
ROUTE: Portinscale – Nichol End – Fawepark – Skelgill Bank – Cat Bells – Hause Gate – Manesty – Grange – Allerdale Ramble – Castle Crag – Cumbrian Way – Rosthwaite – Puddingstone Bank – Watendlath – Road to Ashness Bridge – Ashness Wood – Surprise View – Ashness Bridge – Ashness Jetty – Calfclose Bay – Friars Crag – Keswick – Moot Hall – Stormwater Bridge – Portinscale
 

A Newlands Round from Little Town

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11th April 2012
ASCENT: 3,359 Feet, 1,024 Metres
MILES: 8.5
WAINWRIGHTS: 6, Robinson, Hindscarth, Dale Head, High Spy, Maiden Moor & Cat Bells
ROUTE: Newlands Church – High Snab Bank – Robinson – Littledale Edge – Hindscarth – Hindscarth Edge – Dale Head – Dale Head Tarn – High Spy – Narrow Moor – Maiden Moor – Cat Bells – Skelgill Bank – Little Town – Newlands Church
 

The High Spy Ridge

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20th November 2011
ASCENT: 2,142 Feet, 653 Meters
MILES: 8.7
WAINWRIGHTS: 3, Cat Bells, Maiden Moor & High Spy
ROUTE: Gutherscale – Cat Bells – Maiden Moor – High Spy – Dalehead Tarn –Newlands Beck – Little Town – Gutherscale
 

Cat Bells & High Spy

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24th January 2010
ASCENT: 2143 Ft  653 Mtrs
MILES:  
WAINWRIGHTS: 3 Cat Bells,Maiden Moor & High Spy
ROUTE:  
 

Catbells & High Spy

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27th September 2009
ASCENT: 653 Mtrs  2143Ft
MILES: xxx
WAINWRIGHTS: 3  Catbells,Maiden Moor,High Spy
ROUTE: xxxx
 

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