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Name:Muncaster Fell
Hill number:19242
Height:232.1m / 761ft
RHB Section:34D: Southern Cumbria
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Southern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Esk (Ravenglass), Catchment Boundaries
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (200-299m)
(Ma,Hu,Tu,2)
Grid ref:SD 11553 98668
Summit feature:outcrop
Drop:195m
Col:37m  SD137999  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 96
(1:25k) OL6N
Survey:Leica NA730/Leica GS15
Survey of Muncaster Fell.pdf
Comments:Marilyn relocated from hill 2694 in September 2016
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GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 228 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
emily07/07/2019
With K from SW. EnjoyableAshley01/07/2019
Parked at the King George IV pub in Eskdale Green (very accommodating landlord). 2nd hill on the way to Ravensglassmoorsman10/05/2019
From the lay-by parking outside Muncaster Castle, up Fell Lane and over Hooker Crag, Muncaster Fell (which does indeed look lower than Hooker Crag) and the three tops of Silver Knott. Glorious views of Eskdale.Nick Down106/05/2019
greenandblue14/04/2019
From car park by Muncaster Castle.lenman07/04/2019
From Ravenglass campsite via Hooker Crag. Blustery East wind.NormanW04/04/2019
From layby on a595 at Muncaster Castle, with Ellie dog.BLACKHILL28/03/2019
thelonious23/03/2019
geoffreycurnock10/03/2019
From Irton Road Station via Silver Knott.russell6122/10/2018
davefh20/09/2018
ARC09/09/2018
Ben Rinnes24/08/2018
Peak Rambler24/08/2018
From Muncaster Castle along Fell LaneN.Morters16/08/2018
silver knott and muncaster fell from parking at irton station, good tracks and paths.robertphillips02/08/2018
Final English Marilyn. Taking the lead from the recent (Gill party) This time the walk started from Dalegarth Station with scones or cakes before a trip on the R&E railway to The Green, Over silver Knott to the New summit with Elizyanne. Returned by train to Dalegarth followed by extended celebrations in the Boot Inn.GmacT26/07/2018
Superb walk from the station. Beautiful day. Lovely views. Couple of snakes sunning themselves on the path coming down. Celebrated Gmacs last English Marilyn! Great end to a month of walking and camping.elizyanne26/07/2018
poppiesrara13/07/2018
PeteF23/06/2018
Up on railway to Eskdale then back to Ravenglass over MF and three other tumps. Thanks Gill and others for an enjoyable afternoon.Topographer5723/06/2018
Took the steam train from Ravenglass to Eskdale Green to start the walk back over Silver Knott, Muncaster Fell, Hooker Crag and Muncaster Castle Fell before continuing back to Ravenglass for a four Tump walk for Gill Stephens final English Marilyn.Dugswell223/06/2018
As Douglaschrisbien23/06/2018
Thanks to all who came along for my final English Marilyn. The walk started well with pasties, scones or cakes in the Ravenglass station cafe, before a trip on the R&E railway to The Green, cake and damson gin at the top, then ice cream at Muncaster Castle to make sure we had enough energy to get back to Ravenglass. Some Tumps also got in the way during the walkGill23/06/2018
From Eskdale Green to Ravenglass via Silver Knott, Muncaster Fell, Hooker Crag and Muncaster Castle Hill - with Gill's E Ma completion party.summitsup23/06/2018
Matt14/06/2018
coldfeet716/04/2018
Parked at Muncaster Castle car park, up bridleway heading past a lake then over the old Marilyn summit, touching trig point and rock on the way, short descent then across some bog on a path and then cut up to this summit. Over time I am sure that a more significant path will appear going over this top - there is a faint one already forming.assynt_bob12/04/2018
bwm07/04/2018
2 of 3: From Hooker Crag. With Sam.ChrisR04/04/2018
rapidjay24/03/2018
With DW, DS5, DD3, Sarah, O &G. From Muncaster Castle Car Park. Warmest day of the year so far. Hour long picnic at the top. Great way to waste a couple of hoursnukeboy111/03/2018
G3TQQ (Dave)22/02/2018
WokingMike27/01/2018
Walking back from Muncaster Mill to Esk View, having got there by Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway. With Jon, Vicky and Housechild.Grinner01/01/2018
Climbed Muncaster Fell many times from our front door,but chose this one to formally log, takes 150 minutes from front door to the top and back via path beside the golf course. Cold day but pleasant.karentracey15/12/2017
thenomad05/12/2017
With Steve Lewisvegibagger04/12/2017
carole engel29/11/2017
A re-visit to tick the relocated summit.PGCE27/11/2017
Part of a solo fell run from Ravenglass C&C site taking in Barrow Crag, Hooker Crag, Muncaster Fell and Silver Knott. A bright cold, windchill day, soggy under foot on the Fell.Shutterlag24/11/2017
SR, from road layby from Hooker Crag and Ross's campFrank09/11/2017
Silver Knott > Muncaster Fell from GR: SD 13729 99989ronaldo33327/10/2017
From Castle car park. Very hard to convince Trevor and Andrew that this top is higher than the Trig pointcatman15/10/2017
After doing Black Combe earlier in the day and lunch in Ravenglass - parked at layby near Muncaster Castle car park and ascended via Fell Lane. Very blustery on top.benalder28407/10/2017
Both Muncaster Fell tops and Silver Knott from layby close to Muncaster Castle CP.clivevilla23/09/2017
daviemore22/09/2017
gary198115/09/2017
Muncaster Fell regained. Revisited Hooker Crag for old times sake.ngthack11/09/2017