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Name:Little Meldrum
Hill number:3851
Height:404m / 1325ft
Parent (Ma):2598  Little Mell Fell
RHB Section:34C: Lake District - Eastern Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Eastern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Eden (Carlisle)
Class:Birkett, Synge
(B,Sy)
Grid ref:NY 42203 22775
Summit feature:a few stones
Drop:19m
Col:385m  NY423228  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 90
(1:25k) OL5S
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 210 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
The Hause > Little Mell Fell > Great Mell Fell > Gowbarrow > Great Meldrum > Little Meldrum > Watermillock Fell > The Hausejohnkaysleftleg12/10/2019
DECAMPED FROM LANGDALE TO ULLSWATER CAMPSITE FOR SECOND HALF OF BIRKETT BAGGING BONANZA. SUCH A BEAUTIFUL EVENING THAT AFTER PITCHING TENT I WAS DROPPED ABOVE AIRA FORCE AND KNOCKED OFF ROUND HOW AND BRACKEN HOW THEN DID THE TRAVERSE OVER GREEN HILL, GOWBARROW (DONE ALREADY), GREAT MELDRUM, LITTLE MELDRUM AND WATERMILLOCK FELL TO CAMPSITE. GREAT VIEWS UP ULLSWATER.BURGESS15/07/2019
With Debs, Ali & Talisker. Circuit of Green Hill, Gowbarrow Park, Gowbarrow Fell (2 tops), Gt Meldrum, Little Meldrum, Hag Hill (Although due to a 7 foot deer fence just look at the top from 20 ft away) & Birk Crag.Mountain Goat03/02/2019
Out SW and return from the road col south of Little Mell Fell.vegibagger21/01/2019
After Watermillock Fell. Walked around the trees, reasonable paths.bevandy11403/01/2019
From Watermillock Fell via faint path, east and south of plantation. On to Great Meldrum.Wycombe Wanderer16/12/2018
Aira Force RoundLittledave03/10/2018
The top isn't in the forestbardolph31/07/2018
penultimate hill following birkett route solocolinfielding22/04/2018
7/9 (Great Mell Fell/Gobarrow Fell (Wainwright Summit)/Gobarrow Fell/Gobarrow Park/Green Hill (Gobarrow Park)/Great Meldrum/Little Meldrum/Dunmallet(Dunmallard Hill)/HeughScar Hill)Fergalh25/11/2017
The Hause - Watermillock Fell - LITTLE MELDRUM. Trickier than I expected since conifers hide the top from the north, plus a nasty fence and no sign of a gate!citygent06/11/2017
With Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave28/10/2017
Done with Richard Turner as part of a circular walk from Aira Force, taking in Green Hill, Gowbarrow Fell, Great Meldrum, Little Meldrum and Watermillock Fell. Weather warm and good views.falunty18/10/2017
+JBSimonK13/10/2017
Aira Force - Green Hill - Gowbarrow Fell - Great Meldrum - Little Meldrum - Watermillock Fell - The Hause.Mark Jackson13/08/2017
Parked a bit N of the church taking the RoW SW until NY 4258 2257 then up steep rough ground to some high ground N of the tarn. Dropped down through conifers, round the jet black water of the tarn and up onto Little Meldrum. On to Great Meldrum. Probably easier to tackle this from Watermillock Fell.jonglew23/07/2017
After Great Meldrum, return to car along Ullswater Way, descent through Yew Crag in the dark. On my own.alwaysinshorts23/03/2017
When are a few stones not a cairn? Probably not in this case, but highest point obvious anyway. From Watermillock Fell, then onto Great Meldrum via a good grassy path, climbing locked wooden gate into access landHillsidenick25/01/2017
Parked at the church at 432230 with GB. A round of 6 summits. Took a direct route from 424226 to the top and then headed to Great Meldrum.bolton13/09/2016
Parked alongside Watermillock Church at 432229 (Space for 3-4 cars) - Up road & then S.W. along RoW (Ullswater Way) for about 1km before making way up through woodland to summit - Continued walk along ridge, finishing on Green Hill & bagging a total of 1W,3B,1Hu & 1Sy. (PM)gerrybowes13/09/2016
En route from Hagg Hill then E around fir plantation to Watermillock Fell.Eddie23/04/2016
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
SRFrank07/03/2016
From minor road under Little Mell Fell, a round of Watermillock, Little Meldrum, Great Meldrum, Gowbarrow (Hu) and Green Hill.rhalstead30/12/2015
watermillock and little meldrum from high point on road to the north.robertphillips06/12/2015
from Aira Force car park, with Gowbarrow group, Watermillock Fell & Little Mell. really enjoyable walk.joseph mitchell09/10/2015
3849 and 3851 from north - stroll+destaylor30/07/2015
Came at it from Little Mell South Top through the trees by the little lake which was interesting. There is a path all the way around the trees that I returned on that is easier.simon and co18/06/2015
If travelling from Gowbarrow keep outside of the wood. If travelling from the north beware of logging operations at the end of the private track. They aren't too friendly!moorsman05/03/2015
Cracking walk, parked at Watermillock church and did the 5 tops and came back along the low level path. Saw deer, red squirrel, frozen waterfall and not a lot of people. No pressures and bimbled along at my own leasurely pace taking in the views etc. very snowy and icy, could have done with my crampons for the road and paths! 5 Birketts and 1 Wainright.Mark T04/02/2015
From Watermillock Fell passing intermediate hill to NE of wood which seemed higher than Little Meldrum. Then through wood with tarn (looked frozen solid but daren't try it) and out other side. Summit is rocky knoll with a few stones. Continued to Great Meldrum.Aye Jimmy03/02/2015
first ascent, Showers and then heavy rain, warm, solo. dropped off at the hause climbed little mell fell, back to road & over the fence, Underwood, Little Meldrum, Great Meldrum, Gowbarrow Fell, minor ring contour and down to the path to the nt.'s aira force carpark to be collect.rum doodle 07/06/2014
Another unremarkable top. The pond near the summit is invisible in the trees.Si's 2nd round06/06/2014
Done in conduction with Gowbarrow FellShutterlag06/04/2014
walk-little mell fellbabsjess09/03/2014
With Mag. From the Hause. Pleasant little tops. Good outlook.iredale12/01/2014
KeithByTheC16/11/2013
From Aira Force CP via Great MeldrumAnduril24/10/2013
P at The Hause-Watermillock Fell-Little Meldrum-Great Meldrum-Gowbarrow Fell x2-Green Hill-contoured back to style and then followed fence back to car.chrisbien04/03/2013
Watermillock Fell, Little Meldrum, Great Meldrum, Gowbarrow Fell, Gowbarrow Fell, Green Hill.ronaldo33313/12/2012
Layby NY 42360 23552 > Little Mell Fell > Watermillock Fell > LITTLE MELDRUM small pile of stones > Great Meldrum > Gowbarrow Fell (Wainwright) > Gowbarrow Fell (HuMP) > Gowbarrow Fell - Green Hill > NY 42360 23552Tony Hartry II05/12/2012
Birketts 2nd roundDave Geere11/11/2012
Climbed from the Aira Force car park via Green Hillrobert29/10/2012
Fifth top of circuit.Dugswell212/10/2012
From The Hause at Little Mell. Sign on gate says Private, but good track leads to fellside. At 422230 take forest ride to Little Meldrum, small cairn. Person/sheep track round S end of woods leads to access land and top. Back to N side of woods very wet in col. Track back to car/startnordicstar22/08/2012
Green Hill (Gowbarrow Park) – Gowbarrow Fell – Great Meldrum – Little Meldrum – Watermillock Fell.benarbia again21/08/2012
The Hause Little Mell Fell The Hause Watermillock Fell The Hause Little Meldrum Great Meldrum Gowbarrow Fell The HauseAndy Hirst24/06/2011
Afternoon walk from Aira Force to Troutbeck via Green Hill, Gowbarrow Fell, the Meldrums, Watermillock Fell and Little Mell Fell. Icy cold gales, biting hailstone and a continuous downpour from mid afternoon - have not been so wet in ages!nosdrahcir11/11/2010
Birkett walk to Gowbarrow Fell and Little Mell Fell.With Bridget and Oscarcatman01/08/2010
Birkett walk MEL2 to Gowbarrow Fell and Little Mell Fell.With Catman and Oscar.rosiebridge01/08/2010