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Name:Blake Fell
Hill number:2462
Height:573m / 1880ft
RHB Section:34B: Lake District - Central & Western Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - 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 11051 19686
Summit feature:no feature 3m E of shelter
Drop:164m
Col:409m  NY121171  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89
(1:25k) OL4S 303
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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5/7 Birketts Owsen fell, Burnbank Fell, Loweswater End on Carling Knott, Carling Knott, Blake Fell, Sharp Knott, High Hows Lamplugh. All from Lamplugh Church. Walked up road to North for about a mile to get open access to fell to avoid upsetting the farmers and on way down to High Hows had to tackle the closed forestry section - which was feasible because it was Sunday so no chopping down today. Need to go steady down the track muddy but ok. Then went to Cogra Moss reservoir and used footpaths back to church. Nice round. 4 hours.nickywood120/10/2019
We descended Gavel Fell and followed the path along the fence over to Blake Fell. Easy grassy path to follow. With Richie and MB.Zoe Little15/09/2019
After Burnbank Fell, very wet and windyMikePD04/09/2019
From camping barn on the north shore of Loweswater. Burnbank Fell, Blake Fell, Gavel Fell, Hen Comb and Mellbreak included on circular walk.welshyboyo24/08/2019
Steep accent up Mellbreak, made our own way up Hen Comb, then gavel fell, blake fell, burbank fell. Cloud lifted in the afternoon, good visibility and views, however occasional heavy showers.Joel45119/08/2019
G, M, MIdris17/04/2019
From Burnbank we followed the fence to the wind shelter summit. Luckily wasn’t too bad for bog like I was expecting. Stunning views across to the sea and Scotland and the hidden water of Cogra moss and the edge of Ennerdale Water . Hard to stand up the wind was blowing a hooley and at one point blew my phone out of my hand.Scotty 2 Hotty13/04/2019
On its own from the car park North of High Nook Farm before lunch at the excellent Kirkstile Inn at Loweswater.NormanW10/04/2019
From Fell Dyke car park via Cogra Moss, Low Pen, High Pen and back via Sharp Knott. Very windy but dry. Logging on north side of Cogra made return path a bit rough.Kachemak Lou24/03/2019
From Gavel FellCyclistno122/02/2019
From Maggie's bridge car park, Loweswater, with hiking Manchester. Very windy but clear day. Mellbreak North Top Mellbreak South Top, Hen Comb, Banna Fell, Gavel Fell, Blake Fell, Carling Knott, Burnbank Fell.Lazylizzie16/02/2019
With Mr. Beardstephenhughes10/02/2019
ste and mePaul Beard10/02/2019
Parked at Felldyke and walked up Burnbank, Blake Fell and Gavel Fell. With LP and RO.wombourne04/01/2019
Last walk of the year on a windy dayejjohnstone31/12/2018
With NB MVW, from Maggie's Bridge round of Burnbank Fell. Carling Knott, Loweswater End, Blake Fell, Gavel Fell and High Nook. Windy and cold.Frank13/11/2018
From Maggie's Bridge, through Holme Wood onto Burnbank Fell, Round to Carling Knott, Up onto Blake Fell, Down and up onto Gavel Fell, then down NE ridge over north top. Back via High Nook Farm. Woth FR amd MVW (Part Time)Bheinn13/11/2018
From Gavel Felldavidsharpe2329/09/2018
(Walkers with) Gary Dean (Start/Parking point) Maggies Bridge - Holme Wood - Burnbank Fell - Blake Fell - Gavel Fell - HGavel Fell (High Nook) - High Nook Farm - Maggies Bridge.redbob21/09/2018
Maggie’s Bridge - Gavel Fell - Blake Fell - Burnbank Fell - Holme Wood - Maggie’s BridgeMountainTerrier08/09/2018
121belly18/08/2018
Final 6 Wainwrights. Parked near Kirkstile Inn. Burnbank Fell, Blake Fell, Gavel Fell, Hen Comb, Great Borne, Starling Dodd. Very strong winds and raining hard on top of Starling Dodd, my final Wainwright and then still for walk back to Kirkstile Inn to finish.Fell_wanderer01/08/2018
second ascentthenomad18/07/2018
From Scalehill Bridge (as Maggie's Bridge car park currently closed). Mellbreak (both tops), Scale Knott, Hen Comb, Gavel Fell, Blake Fell, Carling Knott and Burnbank Fell. Mostly dry and breezy with good views.alistairpooler15/07/2018
Parked on the edge of the Lamplugh road and took the clear path that goes down towards Ennerdale. At the point where it turns down we turned up a well trodden path though not signed or on the map. the path took us straight up to the top of Burnbank fell then onto Blake Fell and finally Gavel. from here we dropped down another clear path though not on the map towards Crummock and gradually walked round to meet the original path that we had left. Lovely sunny day though a good breeze on top. Walked with Chris.karentracey08/07/2018
Short evening run from the road end car park for track leading to High Nook Farm....another glorious eveningN.Morters06/07/2018
From SE of Loweswater, round of Blake Fell, Gavel Fell, Hen Comb and Mellbreak.Topographer5721/06/2018
With Colin on a cloudy misty weekend and a little chilly. Did with Hen Combe; Gavel and Burnbank Fells.jonesj217/06/2018
From Burnbank Fell. With Olwyn.Trevolw07/06/2018
Ascended from Loweswater, watergate farmbillames03/06/2018
Parked at Fangs Brow > Burnbank > Blake > Gavel. Descended via High Nook and returned to Fangs along Loweswater lakeside/Hudson Place/Jenkinson PlaceFrankieJD27/05/2018
With G. From Lamplugh church > Low Pen via Dockray Nook, Felldyke then track on S side of Cogra Moss > High Pen > Blake Fell > Sharp Knott > Burnbank Fell > Owsen Fell then NE off fell to Meregill Beck picking up faint path on open access land to gate at NY 09770 21847.RT197017/05/2018
Mellbreak the Return. After a memorable day in the Loweswater hills three years ago I returned with Mark hoping for a better day. Walking from Maggies Wood car park, the steep climb up to Mellbreak was in sunshine retracing our steps and dropping down to cross Mosedale Beck to tackle Hen Comb head on. As we approached the summit the rain started and as we climbed Gavel Fell it was getting quite breezy. Glad to stop for lunch in the shelter on Blake Fell before we carried on to the still uninspiring 'top' of Burnbanks Fell. Weather improved on the descent to Holme Wood and the car and a welcome pint in front of the log fire at the Kirkstile InnPhilip A03/05/2018
With JGCW01/05/2018
walk-blake fellbabsjess29/04/2018
Climbed Blake fell using OS mapseanrtaylor9129/04/2018
Parked at Maggies bridge Mellbreak, Hen Comb, Gavel Fell, Blake Fell, Burbank Fell.Stu Percival26/04/2018
Linear solo walk from Mockerkin to Buttermere via Burnbank Fell, Blake Fell and Gavel Fell. This was unfinished business from a previous walk which I binned half way round after doing Melbreak and Hen Combe. This time it was a bit overcast with a warm breeze.Butty19/04/2018
Parked at Felldyke and did a circuit around Cogra Moss in the Clag. With Alex Jenkinsassynt_bob13/04/2018
Easy walk up from Sharp Knott. With Clare, Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave01/04/2018
From Waterend ascent of Burnhank Fell, via Hudson Place. On to Blake Fell and Gavel Fell and Hen Comb. Descent into Mosedale and ascent of Mellbreak via Mosedale Holly Tree. Descent to Loweswater via Mellbreak (North Peak) and White Crag, and back to Waterend.raymooremanx11/03/2018
Loop from Fangs Brow Farm. Little Dodd, Hen Comb, Floutern Cop, Banna Fell East Top, Gavel Fell, Blake Fell, Sharp Knott, Burnbank Fell with PeteN and KG.screeleep25/02/2018
Head to wind from Carling Knott to stone windshelter on flattish grass/ heather top in fog and strong wind. HP c 3m E of cairn.Snowy ground. Reascent.Denise 30/12/2017
Maggies bridge - little Dodd - Hen Comb - Floutern Cop - Banna Fell - Gavel Fell - Blake Fell - Burnbank Fell - Maggies Bridgebriandiggle11/12/2017
Burnbank Fell, Blake Fell, Carling Knott from Maggie's Bridge with Jasmine. A dusting of snow.jonesthesteam08/12/2017
from burnback fell. windy bright day.bengrant6604/11/2017
Hen Comb, Gavel, Blake Fell and Burnbankjmistry8625/10/2017
Circuit from Maggie's Bridge with Jim, Jus & Cat. The shelter cairn is a bit low - got cold heads sitting inside for a snack! Still grateful to whoever built it though...wheresthepath23/09/2017
Solo walk from Maggie's Bridge car park, Loweswater - Burnbank Fell - BLAKE FELL - Gavel Fell - Hen Comb - Mellbreak, south and north tops - Wainwright 112Nutty02/09/2017
SE along track through High Nook Farm and stayed on track till it reached boggy ground then up the flank of Gravel Fell from the East. Weather closed in after Gravel Fell and nasty by the time I got to Blake Fell. Had to take my picture whilst lying down in the shelter. Headed back towards Gravel Fell but cut off NE in the col and down the feint track through the bracken at the end near the lake.Father Ted27/07/2017