Mardale Common

Common land located in Shap Rural, Eden, Cumbria.


Area of moorland, S.E. of Haweswater and 5 kms W.S.W. of Shap.



Owned by the Lord Mayor and Citizens of Manchester.



Sheep, cattle and horses.

Estovers (2)

The Hound Trailing Association claim a right to runhound trails from 1st March to 31st October.


  • Minor roads
  • Footpaths
  • Other Paths
  • Bridleways

Other Notes

National Park - Lake District

Site of Special Scientific Interest - Two SSSIs (see notes)

Blea Water SSSI and Martindale Forest(incl.BirkFell)SSSI.

Site of antiquity : cairn.


Land Data

Common Land Name Mardale Common
County Cumbria
District Eden
Parish Shap Rural
TVG Reg # 86
Authority Westmorland
Area 1353.78 hectares / 3,345.26 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 90
OS 100km Grid Square NY41
Easting 3480
Northing 5110
OS Grid Ref 348000,511000
Min Contour 250
Max Contour 828
Median Elevation 539



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