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High Cup Nick from Cow Green Reservoir
Introduction to Walk 1683

Photo from the walk - High Cup Nick from Cow Green Reservoir

Region - North Pennines

County/Area - Durham & Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 12.8 miles / 20.8 km

Ascent - 600 feet / 182 metres

Grade - moderate

This is a fairly undemanding walk through a wild North Pennine landscape. The route visits two outstanding natural features - High Cup Nick and Cauldron Snout - using a section of the Pennine Way. There are no route finding issues even in poor visibility.  A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Ordnance Survey Explorer OL19Sheet Map1:25kBUY MAP
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Ordnance Survey Explorer OL31Sheet Map1:25kBUY MAP
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It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

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Walks from the same start

Walk 3274
Cronkley Scar & Cauldron Snout from Cow Green
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 3336
Cauldron Snout from Cow Green Reservoir
Grade - easy
Length - 3.6 miles / 5.9 km

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Cronkley Fell from Hanging Shaw
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Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
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Hanging Shaw, Cronkley Scar, Low Force & High Force
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High Force, Low Force and the River Tees from Bowlees
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Garrigill to Alston & back via Nenthead
Grade - moderate
Length - 13.1 miles / 21.3 km
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High Cup Nick from Dufton
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.5 miles / 17.1 km
Walk 3011
8.4 miles / 13.5 km away
Dufton Pike from Dufton
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 3070
8.4 miles / 13.5 km away
Knock Fell & High Cup Nick from Dufton
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 12.0 miles / 19.5 km
Walk 1715
8.4 miles / 13.5 km away
Dufton Pike and Dufton from Knock
Grade - easy
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 3421
8.4 miles / 13.5 km away
High Cup Nick from Dufton via Middle Tongue
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.3 miles / 15.1 km

Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

Recommended Reading

Walking in the North Pennines

Walking in the North PenninesThis guidebook describes 50 day walks across the North Pennines, England's remotest Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty taking in parts of Cumbria, County Durham and Northumberland. Most of the routes are circular and they range from 5 to 14 miles, with something to suit all abilities. Route descriptions are accompanied by 1:50K OS mapping.
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