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Name:Waddington Fell
Hill number:16552
Height:395m / 1296ft
Parent (Ma):2822  Easington Fell
RHB Section:36: Lancashire, Cheshire & the Southern Pennines
County/UA:Lancashire (CoU)
Class:Tump (300-399m)
Grid ref:SD 71500 47504
Summit feature:wall corner
Col:344m  SD720480  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 103
(1:25k) OL41E
Observations:ground by trig point is lower
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 98 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Late in the day. Interesting quarry and superb summit.Campbell Singer18/01/2020
Easington Fell > Waddington Fell from GR: SD 71880 48041Hippster01/01/2020
Easington Fell > Waddington Fell from GR: SD 71880 48041ronaldo33301/01/2020
After Easington Fell, from cattle grid, followed path around quarry edge in the mist and fading light. HP just over fence and then to trig. Back same way.PeterD27/12/2019
From road summit car park, anticlockwise round edge of quarry to summit, and then trig.Minto23/11/2019
2 of 2: From B6478 at the cattle grid near the quarry.ChrisR11/04/2019
Thought I was climbing Easington Fell at first, lucky I looked at the map again before driving off!tomd410/08/2018
On path from near car park at Quarry. Returned the same wayButeobuteo08/07/2018
HP is at wall junction, possibly just over wall, near Trig. Easy walk over heather moorland from small free roadside carpark. Extensive views on cold blustery sunny day.Denise 06/01/2018
Followed around quarry fence from car park, doesn't look a lot left to quarry inside the existing fence so hope the summit survives any future expansion. Heather moorland. Trig lowerRichardM06/01/2018
From NE round edge of quarry, covering of snow.RobertP10/12/2017
With easington fell and beacon hill. Wet feetLongwojo03/12/2017
After Easington Fell. Followed quarry fenceline from the cattle grid. Returned down the mast access track to the road.jonglew03/11/2017
from car park next to cattle grid obvious path to summit returned same way to get to easington fell solocolinfielding10/09/2017
From cattle gridBramley26/05/2017
Waddington & Easington Fells. Solo. Car Park by cattle grid, opposite quarry.ADT09/02/2017
Solo.Aimless Rambler05/02/2017
Solo.Dangerous Dave17/09/2016
Via quarry gate and man-made ridge. The cries of seagulls echoed round the quarry like the cries of pterosaurs.Wycombe Wanderer17/07/2016
Car park by cattle grid- there and back. Not as muddy as I expected, except where a 4x4 had churned up the ground.bevandy11411/02/2016
Easy parking alongside the cattle grid. Anyone wanting to eat sandwiches before setting off will find picnic tables 200m along the track (overlooking the adjacent hills). Easy walk along a good track.moorsman23/10/2015
Corner of wall.PeteF19/04/2015
With Jo, from WF Quarry cp: took clivevilla’s advice and followed track to Easington Fell, then prows from ladder stile to Beacon Hill. Returning same way to Tagglesmire and across moor by fp to quarry and onto Waddington Fell (thought ground east side of wall looked higher so crossed wall just in case) before returning alongside fence to car. Weather, cloudy, sunny intervals, windy, mild, good visibility.amblerbob14/04/2015
Park just past Cattle grid path round quarry and short walk to summitBertha484818/02/2015
Circular walk from Slaidburn via Easington Fell and round quarry edge on very mild,overcast day.Should be good views but spoiled by haze.With Oscar.catman31/10/2014
With Catman.oscarrosie31/10/2014
Waddington Fell, Easington Fell, Beacon Hill.lenman21/08/2014
Wall corner NE of trig. From NE, good path from cattle grid skirting quarry. Revisit, with RickS, MartinR, ChrisO, EricP, PeterT, AlexC during Triggers Spring GatheringRHW05/04/2014
Trigger visit, better weather over here. Circled quarry for full almospheric effects. Nice if slightly battered trig.nordicstar05/04/2014
A great view of the quarrybardolph28/02/2014
Nothing to add to anyone else's observations - next to rather big hole in the ground.Martin R09/01/2014
Parked near the cattle grid then walked around the quarry to bag the trig again + some photos for Geograph.Dugswell218/07/2013
From the road summit after Easington Fell. I found this to be a slightly better view and the aspect west is delightful but that quarry spoils it all somewhat.Jake99429/06/2013
Parked at Newton Fell viewpoint/cattle grid,climbing round quarry edge to trig & summit of Newton Fell(Waddington Fell). Returned as out before direct ascent to cairn on Easngton Fell. On own.MorecambeMonkey24/10/2011
Parked to N of eponymous quarry, followed this around to the top with trig. Returned on S side of quarry with notices: 'Danger Quicksand' - that's a new one on me! Then across the road to Easington Fell.Aye Jimmy31/07/2011
Part of planned bespoke coast to coast walk (yet to be completed). Stage 3: Chipping to Slaidburn. Chipping > New Laund Hill> Whitewell > Marl Hill Moor > Waddington Fell > Newton > R Hodder to Slaidburn. W/- TMgary.jones424/04/2010
Climbed with Easington Fell when it was thought they were a twin Marilyn pairmae24/08/2008
nice top spoilt by quarryAdrian19/07/2008
Carpark adjacent to cattle grid on the B6478 at SD 71877 48105. Footpath following quarry fence.David Gradwell24/07/2006
Noticed I had climbed this one when I looked at my Geograph picture of the top!mick23/06/2006
overcast, windy, OSTS centre missingvegibagger15/08/2005
OK hill, heather & bilberry, wall is summit. e.g. via mast road (locked gate) to SE then cross heather & thru gap in wall S of trig RHW20/02/2005
Walk up from road to mast enclosure, through 2 gates and by faint paths to the column just over a stone wall with newly erected BWF on edge of quarry.arranc29/10/2002
Up and down from quarry car park.Eddie23/10/2001
With: hb sb ab; I have been to Waddington Fell many times while at home and at school but never Easington Fell. Parked by cattle grid and walked the short distance to the top. A bit wet again.Ian Baines21/02/2001
Parked near the cattle grid then walked around the quarry to bag the trig.Dugswell208/10/2000
Tony J25/11/2019