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Name:Wren Crag
Hill number:3862
Height:311m / 1020ft
Parent (Ma):2627  High Rigg [Naddle Fell]
RHB Section:34C: Lake District - Eastern Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Central Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Derwent (Workington)
Class:Birkett
(B)
Grid ref:NY 31593 20144
Summit feature:rock
Drop:21m
Col:290m  NY 3137 2044  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 90
(1:25k) OL5S
Observations:rock is slightly lower than ground at NY 31467 20265 which could also be Birkett's intended summit
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Parked St John's in the Vale church, walked South along the footpath in the Vale, along St John's Beck. Meeting the A591, we turned back on up Wren Crag. Along Long Band and up onto High Rigg before dropping back down to the church. Ali T and Jonny H. 2hrs: 7.6km; 380mByronHaywood12/09/2019
Wet and WindyAdam Cowley30/08/2019
26 month old Sam walked nearly to the top before being out in his carrier. Hot hot hotIbby26/06/2019
The less said about my attempts to climb Raven Crag and associates the better. I did however manage to get up the 3 birkets of High Rigg and Castle Rock. Me and H, lovely summer's day.johnkaysleftleg19/06/2019
From road junction views down onto pipe works and across to castle rock the next objective.cjo26/03/2019
Circular from Smaithwaite Bridge. Muggy.MountainTerrier22/07/2018
With Bevsimon and co19/06/2018
With MaryChet196219/05/2018
Ample roadside parking to the SW (alt 166m. Cross the adjacent ladder stile and follow a good path to the summit. 2.06km return. 45 minutes 199m ascent.moorsman11/05/2018
High Rigg from S carpark over to church, with CissyAvidSockWearer03/05/2018
After visiting 3 High Rigg tops.citygent23/04/2018
Up to Wansfell Pike from Ambleside, then across Wansfell North to the Wainwright summit and the second Birkett summit. Misty to start but cloud lifting during walk.Fell_wanderer09/03/2018
A591-Wren Crag-Mart Crag-High Rigg SE Top-High Rigg South Top-High Rigg-Low Rigg-St John's Church then took Bridleway skirting East side of High Rigg past Low Bridge End Farm & back to A591. Lots of recently fallen trees on ascent of Wren Crag. On own.MorecambeMonkey08/03/2018
with Andy after castle rock easy path to follow great weather and viewscolinfielding02/02/2018
Down from Castle Rock and up from Main road. With Colin.bevandy11402/02/2018
From high riggejjohnstone23/12/2017
Rough ascent direct from Low Bridge Farm. Would not recommend in bracken season. Dusting of snow high on Helvellyn. Nice pines.Wycombe Wanderer05/11/2017
With Jackieclimbingkershaw06/09/2017
Out and back in the wind and rain Wren crag and High Rigg south top suprised how good the paths are for a couple of tiddlers.jocks113/07/2017
Parked by crossroads on A591 at 316194 (Space for at least 8 cars) Ė Crossed road bridge over St Johnís Beck to gate & ladder stile & then good path up ridge to summit. Continued along ridge to High Rigg & then back the same way. (PM)gerrybowes12/07/2017
From the road junction at 315195. A good path to the summit which leads from the north side of the bridge. Headed for High Rigg with GB. Good breeze in hot conditions.bolton12/07/2017
Half day circuit of High Rigg returning via valleyBheinn14/06/2017
With Bryher and Jenx, up from the chapel and along ridge inc Wren Crag and back along river path visiting cafe on the way.nordicstar18/05/2017
With Jo, from A595 (Bridge End): Wren Crag (two tops) then High Rigg South East Top, HR South Top and HR (Naddle Fell). Weather; sunny, warm, good visibility, becoming hazy later in day.amblerbob11/05/2017
From NY315194: a circuit of Wren Crag, High Rigg SE Top, High Rigg [High Rigg South Top], High Rigg [Naddle Fell] and Low Rigg.summitsup07/04/2017
North to South run along the ridge and tops from Dale Bottom to Fisher Place bus stops.Eddie12/10/2016
From stile on main road at Legburthwaitetrimarc224/09/2016
Castle Rock still standing.ngthack31/08/2016
With Clare, Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave15/08/2016
High Rigg circuit from PortinscaleAjm031012/05/2016
Wren Crag, two High Rigg tops, Naddle Fell and Low Rigg from car park at Legburthwaite on the B5322 over all the tops then back on the level fp on the eastern side. Great walk.clivevilla13/03/2016
Smaithwaite Bridge - Wren Crag - SE Top - Birkett Top - Wainwright Top - Low Rigg - Naddle BridgeJMDobb12/03/2016
From the church visiting all four summits here.JohnStoneham12/02/2016
A591 - Wren Crag - High Rigg South Top - High Rigg Naddle Fell - A591Blue The Dog25/10/2015
Parked at St John church.Jacqdaw18/08/2015
straight up and down from stile on A591Havenchris07/08/2015
From Thirlmere adrianturner04/04/2015
From Thirlmere Lakesgirl04/04/2015
Raven Crag, Castle Crag, The Benn, Low Rigg, High Rigg (all 3) Wren Crag, Great Howijpowell26/03/2015
Fine Spring day-Wren Crag(inexplicably missed last time up here)-Castle Crag-The Benn(grand viewpoint)-Raven Crag(revisit for me first time for Oscar)-Great How.With Oscar.catman25/03/2015
With Catman.oscarrosie25/03/2015
Off-road parking to S at crossroads. Steeply up to Wren Crag then continued to High Rigg SE top. Very popular walk today, nice weather. Good views of Castle Rock - still hasn't fallen down!Aye Jimmy25/03/2015
Steep but short pull up to the top. Lots of people about.Si's 2nd round30/12/2014
From Legburthwaite, up and down.rhalstead29/12/2014
From south. Fighter jets & stuck sheep!AJones20/11/2014
With: hb; Climbed as a circular walk from carpark by picnic area to S. Covered SE top then High Rigg Birkett top and northern summit. Descended N then returning along path below E side of the fell.Ian Baines07/11/2014
Wren Crag, High Rigg SE Top, High Rigg, High Rigg, Low Rigg, Calfhow Pike, Great Dodd, Watson's Dodd, Stybarrow Doddkeithouk14/09/2014
From Smaithwaite Bridge end, over 4 High Rigg tops then back along path through St John's Vale, with Alexander. Late afternoon, moon up to South by end.agentmancuso04/08/2014
Parked opp Bridge End Fm on the side of A591, then up to Wren Crag, High Rigg SE Top, High Rigg (Birkett), High Rigg (Naddle Fell), Low Rigg and on past Tewet Tarn returning via footpath/bridleway/footpath down St Johns in the Vale.Chipstertrain11/07/2014
From rough ground beside the A591 near St John's Beck (NY 31584 19465) - Wren Crag - High Rigg (Birkett) - High Rigg [Naddle Fell] - High Rigg SE Top.david23020114/05/2014