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Name:Lord's Seat
Hill number:2345
Height:552m / 1811ft
RHB Section:34A: Lake District - Northern Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - North Western Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Derwent (Workington)
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Dodd (500-599m), Dewey, Wainwright,
Birkett, Synge, Fellranger, Clem
(Ma,Hu,Tu,5,Dew,W,B,Sy,Fel,Cm)
Grid ref:NY 20434 26552
Summit feature:rock 7m S of iron fencepost
Drop:237m
Col:315m  NY206244  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89 90
(1:25k) OL4S
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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From Spout Force car park. With Sail & Alfie. W37 Rnd6.Dangerous Dave01/08/2020
Spout Force CP > Aitken Plantation > Whinlatter > Whinlatter Top > Tarbarrel Moss > Seat How > Ullister Hill > Barf > Lord's Seat > Broom Fell > Graystones (Birkett) > Graystones > Kirk Fell > Spout Force CP. Just me and H, plenty high clouds but the odd break of sunrise, a bit wet underfoot and quite windy to keep the Temperature down.johnkaysleftleg12/07/2020
Up from the Swan. Past the Bishop, onto Barf, Lords Seat and Broom Fell then return by same route. With B, R and SS. Beautiful day,jenx06/02/2020
from Swan Inn via BarfIanHHill22/01/2020
Cold day, but dry and little wind. More cloud than forecast though which was annoying. Round of Barf, Lords Seat, Whinlatter followed by Sale.Mountainhikes18/01/2020
Round from Scawgill Bridge , dropped down to Darling How leaving the rest of the tops for another day.Fellhugger17/11/2019
With: hb; We followed track from Scawgill Bridge car park to below Lord's Seat and across to Barf then returned over Lord's Seat to Broom Fell and Graystones. We dropped down SE then followed the forest path back to the car.Ian Baines07/11/2019
With: ib; We followed track from Scawgill Bridge car park to below Lord's Seat and across to Barf then returned over Lord's Seat to Broom Fell and Graystones. We dropped down SE then followed the forest path back to the car. Helen Baines07/11/2019
with TonyDave Sargent11/10/2019
With Penda, from campsite at Low Lorton. Along road to Scawgill Bridge then Graystones and Broom Fell and on to Barf. Return to Broom Fell then back via Darling How. Dry day but very high winds throughout. Long flog!beorwulf08/10/2019
From Broom FellIsbjorn28/09/2019
Misty/drizzly day but got the occasional view of Bassenthwaite and Derwent Water - combined with Barf from Whinlatter visitors' centre.WendyWozEre14/08/2019
Camped on Broom Fell for Summer Solstice night, then following day went on to do Lords Seat,Barf, Whinlatter Top, Brown How. With Nickmazz22/06/2019
Lakes Camping Trip (Post Peaks, Pre Scotland)Mbassett27/05/2019
Started climb from powter how..billames24/04/2019
With Peter on round of Whinlatter, Barf, Lords Seat, Broom Fell and GreystonesInez22/04/2019
From Powter How with DW on a whhite cloud day with a biting 20mph Westerly. A round of Barf (didn't like Slape Crag). Lord's Seat, Broom Fell (The Half shelter thankfully took 90% of the wind) and Ullister Hill. Descending eventually to the car after some minor forest disorientation til I could see LS and Barf in the same view. Never been to Whinlatter, but got a bit close today LOL!nukeboy126/03/2019
With K from free parking to west of Whinlatter visitor center. Spectacular views of surrounding hills. Often the best hills are those that are next to the prettiest.Ashley25/03/2019
With Trish, Joanna and Elly. Freakishly nice day for February. Seat How, Barf, Lords Seat.DAB8122/02/2019
With Sue from Swan CP, Beckstones Gill, Barf, Lords Seat, Tarbarrel Moss. Return Thornthwaite Comb Beck. Very Windy Day.Frank08/02/2019
With Keith as part of 5 summit run.christine9920/01/2019
With ChristineKeith9920/01/2019
Walked from the Spout Force car park and back with Joanna and Trish. Nice walk. It's a shame that there were no views at the summit though. It was like pea soup. Managed to get back before it got dark and started raining. NOTE - Forgot my Garmin. Doh.DAB8106/01/2019
From Broom fell Lords seat was just a short walk away. Luckily the ground was frozen or I suspect this would have been a very boggy unpleasant section. As it was it was very easy and nice to take the views in. Looking north towards Binsey and sale fell towards the Solway Firth in Scotland. Skiddaw dominating the view east with our next target in site Barf. Nice rocky summit with a metal pole on the summit surrounded by mini Christmas trees.Scotty 2 Hotty02/01/2019
From Scawgill Bridge after Graystones and Broom Fell. With LP and RO>wombourne01/01/2019
Headed onto lords seat from broom fell. easy path to follow. with RichieZoe Little16/12/2018
From Byerstead via Kirk Fell, Graystones, then across to Ling Fell and Sale Fell with weather deteriorating all the way.MichaelF08/12/2018
Went up as part of Copeland Chase Orienteering Event.christine9918/11/2018
From the small car park at Pouter How: Wainwright rout via Bishop to Barf,Lord's Seat, Broom Fell, Graystones, Whinlatter (Brown How) and Whinlatter Top, back through the forest trails. Walked with Hiking Manchester on a clear mild day.Lazylizzie10/11/2018
Post Whinlatter parkrun (which was AMAZING) full day in the fells with Trimarc2. Remarkable weather. Winlatter Top, Whilatter(Brown How) *, Tarbarrel Moss, Ullister Hill, Lordís Seat*, Barf*, Broom Fell*, Widow Hause, Greystones*, Kirk Fell, Greystones (Birkett)Fionalevey27/10/2018
Nice weather for a couple of days so went to do the tops at the North side of Whinlatter. Donald from next door and super pooch Marley joined me. Up through the forest, took in Ullister Hill Birkett, then the Wainwrights Barf, Lords Seat and Broom Fell, popped up the rather uninteresting Tarbarell Moss Birkett on the way down. Road from Braithwaite closed so had to get in via Lorton. 3 more Ws done.Mark T19/10/2018
With J (twice)GCW02/10/2018
From Powter How car park. The direct steep path I took over Slape Crag to Barf is not recommended.squeegs30/09/2018
With Graystones and Broom Felllenman02/09/2018
From Whinlatter visitor centredaveapotter21/08/2018
From Mam NickTyldesley Paul17/06/2018
Disappointing summit. On ridge from Broom Fell, heading for Barf.Trevolw04/06/2018
Walked from Broom.FrankieJD19/05/2018
With Toby, Jim, Tamsin, Rosrichardsun08/04/2018
The point at which it started to rain and John realised he'd left his waterproof in the car boot. Nothing funny about that...Richard07/04/2018
With dad from Darling HowJonathanConey05/04/2018
From Spout Force CP - Greystones to Whinlatter Top via Lord's Seat round.screeleep31/03/2018
Scawgill Bridge -> Whinlatter Brown How -> Whinlatter -> Tarbarrel Moss -> Ullister Hill -> Lords Seat -> Broom Fell -> Graystones B -> Graystones W -> Kirk Fell (Lorton) - Scawgill Bridgebriandiggle26/03/2018
Solo. Firm underfoot. From Barf then onto Broom Fell.Statto21/03/2018
Evening run... dark at summit. Lovely view of lights of KeswickN.Morters21/02/2018
With BarfNicky21/02/2018
Pewter Howe CP - Beckstones Gill (Steep going) - Barf - Lords Seat - Beckstones Plantation (Snowy) - Red Crag - Seathow Wood - Calf Rig - Beckstones Gill - Pewter Wood - Bassenthwaite shore - Pewter Howe - Time to leave.briandavies16/02/2018
with NB from Swan Inn CP, a very snowy and windy circuit of Barf, Lords Seat, Ullister Hill and Seat How.Frank14/02/2018
with NB from Swan Inn CP, a very snowy and windy circuit of Barf, Lords Seat, Ullister Hill and Seat How.Bheinn14/02/2018
Parked in Thornthwaite. Barf, Lord's Seat, Broom Fell, Widow Hause, Graystones, Kirk Fell, Darling How, Whinlatter Brown How, Whinlatter Top, back through Thornthwaite forest. Mostly sunny and clear conditions with excellent views and a think layering of soft snow down to about 200m to add to the fun. Storng wind.Fell_wanderer09/02/2018