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Name:Low Fell
Hill number:2493
Height:423m / 1388ft
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, Tump (400-499m), Wainwright, Birkett,
Synge, Fellranger, Clem
(Ma,Hu,Tu,4,W,B,Sy,Fel,Cm)
Grid ref:NY 13732 22616
Summit feature:ground by small cairn
Drop:266m
Col:157m  NY105237  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89
(1:25k) OL4S 303
Observations:about 8m higher than S top (hill 3780 Loweswater Fell)
Survey:Abney level
Comments:An alternative location for the Wainwright is the south top at NY136223 (412m)
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GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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From Loweswater phone box to Foulsike and Potter Gill, on to Fellbarrow. Superb frosty clear day with views over to Isle of Man. Return via far side of Loweswater.MichaelF01/12/2019
me and StePaul Beard17/11/2019
Parked at thackthwaite, up fell barrow then across to Low fell, amazing fells, wonderful views. bit cold, bit windy, clear skies, ideal day. with KrisJames Burrows05/10/2019
Wet and windy, with Sue, Sarah and Zoe, after FellbarrowMikePD12/09/2019
From Loweswater: Darling Fell, Loweswater Fell, Low Fell, Smithy Fell, Fellbarrow and back to Loweswater. Glorious late summer day with clear skies and extensive views. With this walk we have comleted the Wainwrights. Retired to Moresby Hall to celebrate.Lazylizzie07/09/2019
Walked from Low Lorton campsite, looping past fell-barrow and low fell. strong cold winds and low cloud during the day however cloud free summits and nice views out to the coast.Joel45118/08/2019
Headed over from Fellbarrow, easy path to follow, grassy paths and the odd boggy patches. stunning views over Crummock and Buttermere. With RichieZoe Little25/07/2019
From Loweswater, Maggies Bridge car park with Mike Carrgeoffryan15/07/2019
From Darling Fell. Followed the RoW steeply down to the Crabtree Beck, then steeply up again to the summit, after visiting Pt. 412m. Returned to Thackthwaite by Meregill Coombe path. With AT and JT.Man of Kernow111/05/2019
From Kirkstile Inn, LoweswaterIanHHill14/04/2019
Loweswater -> Darling Fell -> Loweswater Fell -> Low Fell -> Sourfoot Fell -> Smithy Fell -> Fellbarrow -> Hatteringhil Head -> Fellbarrow -> Mosser track -> Loweswaterbriandiggle18/03/2019
Started from Thackthwaite, round included Sourfoot Fell East Top- Watching Crag- Low Fell- Loweswater Fell- Low Fell(again)- Sourfoot Fell- Smithy Fell and FellbarrowWayne Mac21/02/2019
A blustery traverse from Loweswater to Whin Fell. With Rick, Michael, Mandy, Riley and Bryher of course.jenx17/02/2019
With Jenx, Bryher, Mike, Mandy and Riley. Linear outing along the Low Fell / Fellbarrow ridge and all tops. Very blustery with squally showers that cleared to finer weather and sunshine. Grand tour.nordicstar17/02/2019
Low Fellsms.3717/02/2019
With Kevin and RalphAbiD11/02/2019
From telephone box. Return via Darling Fell. Snow on top.Kachemak Lou01/02/2019
Continued from Fellbarrow. With LP and RO.wombourne02/01/2019
Afternoon walkejjohnstone29/12/2018
With Damian, Clare, Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave24/12/2018
From Fellbarrow. Windy and cold but sunny!apshepherd28/10/2018
Ascent of Low Fell, via Watching Crag, from Thackthwaite. On to Fellbarrow. Return to Thackthwaite from Larch.raymooremanx14/10/2018
With wifeystephenhughes16/09/2018
a quick afternoon 5miles taking 2 wainwrightsjmistry8624/08/2018
Fellbarrow, Smithy Fell, Sourfoot Fell, Low Fell, Loweswater FellFell_wanderer31/07/2018
On an evening walk from Thackthwaite. Hatteringill Head, Fellbarrow, Smithy Fell, Sourfoot Fell & Low Fell. Dry with good views.alistairpooler13/07/2018
from Fellbarrowdavidsharpe2309/07/2018
From Thackthwaite - Low Fell - Loweswater Fell - Sourfoot Fell - Smithy Fell - Fellbarrow - To Waterendscreeleep07/07/2018
Track up from ThackthwaiteTopographer5721/06/2018
Walked from Loweswater, not easy to find the path over Darling Fell so skirted around the edge then continued on up to Low Fell then onward to Fellbarrow on a very windy but dry day.Delta6816/06/2018
Ascended from Thackthwaitebillames05/06/2018
Circular from Lorton taking in Fellbarrow and Low Felldavepeel31/05/2018
With G. From roadside parking (NY 11851 22463) > Darling Fell via bridleway to Mosser Fell Road then stile (NY 12409 22438) > Loweswater Fell > Low Fell > Sourfoot Fell via Watching Crag & East Top > Smithy Fell > Fell Barrow then west off fell to Mosser Fell Road.RT197014/05/2018
eyenose07/05/2018
From Thackthwaite. Great walk up on the drove road and fantastic views of Scotland and into the heart of the Lakes from these small hills!twg2714/04/2018
Along from FellbarrowCyclistno103/04/2018
No Lindsaytraceya8124/03/2018
With FellbarrowNicky09/03/2018
Evening walk from Thackthwaite up the good track and path. Great sunset, just before darkN.Morters23/02/2018
Thackthwaite > Watching Crag > Low Fell > Loweswater Fell > Sourfoot Fell > Smithy Fell > Fellbarrow > Hatteringill Head > Thackthwaite. Stunning winters day, just me and Hjohnkaysleftleg04/02/2018
Solo. From Thackthwaite, parking area to west of village.Dangerous Dave28/01/2018
MC MH. Steep muddy ascent from east. Very windy on top.Martin6627/01/2018
With SteveGinaSmith23/01/2018
From the summit of Fellbarrow we made our way through lots of little hills that scattered the summit and made our way to Low Fell.,on the way after following the sheep and Myla had a mountain dump Crummock water became visable and looked breath-taking! made the last steep section before summiting and what a gorgeous summit made even better by a Brocken Spectre which I predicted because of the conditions.. from here we made our way back gently down the easy paths back to Thackthwaite to end another phenomenal day on paradise on earth.Scotty 2 Hotty20/01/2018
Low Fell and Fellbarrow from Thackthwaite. Great little walk with cracking views.Butty13/01/2018
Dry. V.windy.davechaffey30/12/2017
Sunday walk with Harriers. Lovely day, cold and sunny.cackleberry19/11/2017
from Fellbarrow. descent into Kirkstile.bengrant6605/11/2017
Fellbarrow & Low Fellsms.3729/10/2017
Parked at Thackthwaite & walked up via Sourfoot Fell out & back to Low Fell visiting both the North and South tops. Then back via Sourfoot Fell skirting Smithy Fell up onto Fellbarrow. Dropping back down to Thackthwaite via the Larches.Stu Percival18/10/2017