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Name:Place Fell
Hill number:2561
Height:657m / 2156ft
RHB Section:34C: Lake District - Eastern Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Far Eastern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Eden (Carlisle)
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Hewitt, Nuttall,
Wainwright, Birkett, Synge, Fellranger, Buxton & Lewis,
Bridge, Trail 100
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,Hew,N,W,B,Sy,Fel,BL,Bg,T100)
Grid ref:NY 40534 16946
Summit feature:rock outcrop 4m SE of cairn
Drop:262m
Col:395m  NY410157  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 90
(1:25k) OL5S
Observations:outcrop is 0.3m higher than trig point 30m E (NY 40560 16950); cairn is Wainwright summit.
Survey:Abney level
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parked opposite the Patterdale hotel and turned right onto main road then followed the bridle path up to Boredale Hause and up onto Place Fell. easy paths and route. with RichieZoe Little22/12/2018
Straight up from PatterdaleCyclistno129/09/2018
Place Fell - Angletarn Pikes - Beda Felltwg2715/09/2018
117belly14/08/2018
After Round How en-route to Hallin FellArbie11/08/2018
From Martindale following Nuttalls route.ruthatlast27/07/2018
From Brock Crags. Fairly easy to Boredale Hause then a steepish but enjoyable ascent. Great views over Ullswater to Helvellyn et al. Arrived back at St Peter's Church pretty tired and dumped the rucksack off grateful shoulders. Explored the church (wonderful stained glass windows) before heading home.James McKnight15/07/2018
From Glenridding Car park, NY 38506 16940 via Side Farm and Boredale Hause Return same route.Westdenewalker02/07/2018
Evening ascent from Patterdale via Boredale Hause over Round How to Place Fell with Jayne while on holiday in Summer 2018 heatwave. 5.16m in 3hrs:43mins with 524m of ascent (Moving Time 2hrs:30mins) including drink outside White Lion before returning to car park.pwhitaker_196628/06/2018
From Patterdale. Round How>Place Fell>The Knight>High Dodd>Sleet Fell>Winter Crag>Beda Fell>Heck Cragg>Angletarn Pikes>Stony Rigg. Then back to Patterdale. 12 miles roughly. 3500+ft ascent.RichieRambler23/06/2018
With Jenx and Bryher from Martindale. Lovely daynordicstar22/06/2018
Got caught up in thunderstorm half way up Place fell. We got the ferry to Howtown, to start our walk and ended up in the gillside campsite, after stopping off at a pub in Patterdale. (this was the weekend where we did the Ulswater open water swim)Joel45102/06/2018
With K from Side Farm campsite.Ashley30/04/2018
Ran with Keith.christine9911/04/2018
Nav4 Lakes Mountain 42 Ultra.Stu Percival31/03/2018
Walk from patterdale with Flash and Lee.stephenhughes24/02/2018
Lovely winter walk on a clear,cold, sunny day with snow, winds and rainbows. From St Martin's church in Martindale: Winter Crag, Beda Fell, Angletarn Pikes (North Top), Round How, Place Fell and High Dodd.Lazylizzie12/02/2018
With Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie. From Round How and back same way. Ice, snow & wind++Dangerous Dave12/02/2018
christopherpenningto30/01/2018
with Phil WLittledave29/01/2018
Alone, on way to Esk Dale for NUFWAS New Year.Grinner28/12/2017
DoneNicky22/12/2017
Sandwick-Place Fell-Boredale Hause-Beda Felljonesthesteam26/11/2017
Round How > Place Fell > Grey Crag from GR: NY 39523 15970ronaldo33311/11/2017
Climbed with LUUHC from Martindale. Bit windy and misty on top. Saw a DofE group and their assessor by the col, rather them than us.JonathanConey21/10/2017
Via Hare Shaw with U3A. Lovely dayian499305/10/2017
Walked from Patterdale.alanm903/10/2017
Up and back from Patterdale. Weather lifted as we were halfway down.squeegs30/09/2017
TC, EC, Alfie. Parked at Bridgend for 4th consecutive day. Picked up path from Hartsop to Boardale Hause and then up to Place Fell. Rain forecast for afternoon so made an early start. Timed it well as cloud stayed above summit until we started to descend, then the rain came.TopCat195922/09/2017
Circular with Delva from Patterdale and lakeside returnNeilb07/09/2017
Glorious evening sun, quick walk up excellent paths from PatterdaleN.Morters31/08/2017
ascend from Side farmdentalchimp05/08/2017
Looked forward to this walk and it didn't disappoint. Climb not as arduous as expected and views from ridge magnificent. Gradual descent to shoreline and very pleasant return alongside Ullswater. Watched by a deer throughout my lunch-stop-very companiable.Peak Rambler03/07/2017
Quick up and down detour from Boredale Hause with Paul Burgess on our way back from Angle Tarn and Brock Crag, before rejoining Jacqui and Karen for a meal in the White Lion at Patterdale with a pint of Black SheepHillsidenick20/06/2017
Hot and sunny. Large group with celebration on top - last Wainwright.Winterfloodian17/06/2017
Took the 9:45am Ullswater Steamer from Glenridding to Howtown. Went up Beda Fell from Old St Martins Church and round to Place Fell. Returned home by the 17:30 Steamer with a cold beer in hand!Nick15/06/2017
From Hartsop In gale force winds and driving rain Brock Crags Angletarn Pike Place FellWifey201611/06/2017
A hard hard slog today Up to Brock Crags from Hartsop Across to Angletarn Pikes then finally up Place FellTobo196911/06/2017
On Bassenfell holiday weeksimonlt0108/06/2017
Walked up from Patterdale village via Boredale Hause and back the same way. Quite an easy walk and a fantastic 360 degree view from the summit; especially good for the view of the topology of the surrounding fells and all the way to the Helvellyn ridge including Striding and Swirral EdgesHumpty Tumpty11/05/2017
Via The KnightWeather Prophet10/05/2017
Place Fell to Beda Fell from Martindale (with an out and back to The Nab, which I should have done with Rest Dodd).tomd427/04/2017
Via Hare shaw, lovely day, with Joyceian499323/04/2017
Patterdale Hotel Car Park- Rooking - Boredale hause - Capel Hause - Redgate Head - Place Fell Summit (& Trig)- Boredale Hause - Bridleway into Patterdale Bottom - followed track in valley bottom back past farms back to the car.briandavies20/04/2017
Loop from Patterdale, Place Fell.screeleep17/04/2017
After Beda Fell and Angletarn Pikes.bevandy11406/04/2017
Parked in Patterdale, Place Fell, Boredale Hause Angletarn Pikes, Rest Dodd, returned same route. Very cold, excellent clear views.Fell_wanderer23/01/2017
first snow mountain!! set off from White Lion pub car park, turned left at fork!! -12 and nearly 50mph winds, summit in a blizzard..Did with Bec Edwards..first mountain with Lowe Alpine bag and bladder.Scotty 2 Hotty06/11/2016
Parked in lay-by next to pub car park and did a north - south over Place Fell and back to car.Chipstertrain05/11/2016
fa, 4 in party, 12.98 km, showers and some mist low cloud at times, boardale round from st peters church carpark.rum doodle 03/11/2016