Great Mell Fell, Little Mell Fell and Gowbarrow Fell

Tue 4 Oct 2011

Route: Brownrigg Farm - Great Mell Fell - Brownrigg Farm - Lowthwaite - Little Mell Fell - The Hause - road towards Watermillock - Swinburn's Park - shooting lodge - Gowbarrow Fell - Ulcat Row - road - Brownrigg Farm

Distance: 10.50 miles

Ascent: 2,650ft

Time: 7 hours 20 minutes

With: Jill and Nigel Batchelor


Overcast, strong wind on the tops

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It's windy on Great Mell Fell

Photographing Great Mell Fell's summit

Blencathra from Great Fell Mell

Looking across to Little Mell Fell

Little Mell Fell's trig point with the North Pennines in the distance and a glimpse of Ullswater

Descending to The Hause, Gowbarrow Fell in the middle distance

The path through Swinburn's Park

The remains of the shooting lodge, Gowbarrow Fell

Getting close to Gowbarrow Fell's summit. Little Mell Fell in the far distance

Great Mell Fell from Gowbarrow Fell's summit

Descending towards Dockray


We are heading for Ulcat Row

Ulcat Row

Looking across to Little Mell Fell as we use minor roads to get back to our cars near Brownrigg Farm

Previous Walk: Wansfell Pike (Sat 1 Oct 2011)

Next Walk: Circuit of Buttermere (Sun 16 Oct 2011)

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