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Name:Lovely Seat
Hill number:2734
Height:674.8m / 2214ft
Parent (Ma):2716  Great Shunner Fell
Section:35A: The Northern Pennines
Area:Yorkshire Dales - Northern Fells
County/UA:North Yorkshire (CoU)
Class:Hump, Simm, Hewitt, Nuttall, Submarilyn,
Buxton & Lewis, Bridge
(Hu,Tu,Sim,Hew,N,sMa,BL,Bg)
Grid ref:SD 87905 95044
Summit feature:ground 5m NE of shelter
Drop:149.1m
Col:525.7m  SD 86823 95474  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 98
(1:25k) OL19S OL30N
Survey:Leica NA730/Leica 530
Survey of Lovely Seat (Final).doc
Comments:Demoted in May 2010
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GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 320 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Solo - From Great Shunner Fell - Retuen to Hardrow.Aimless Rambler03/06/2017
Simple walk up from the top of the Buttertubs road, on landrover/quadbike tracks following the line of the fence. Worthwhile and pleasant, good views from summit/ low scarp and cairn just W. Sunny, very dry underfoot. My last Ma/Hu above 2000 ft S of the border with Scotland.pwheeler10/05/2017
Parked at top of pass by cattle grid (15:35). Followed path on RHS of fence to stile by summit. Strong W wind, cloud, drizzle, but great to be out. Finish 16:20.dbb16/03/2017
From parking area at cattle grid to west. Followed path to rhs of fence then over stile near top to the summit.mart079717/02/2017
2mFM Radio Activation HNP-030. Parked in layby next to cattle grid. Murky and damp. With Therese and dogs.Petem0hqo26/09/2016
With Jo, from Buttertubs Pass, then south over Abbotside Common to Sedbusk and onto Hawes. Weather; overcast, drizzle and good visibility.amblerbob19/06/2016
CLIMBED GREAT SHUNNER FELL VIA PENNINE WAY USING NUTTALLS WALK 11.6. LOVELY DAY BUT STRONG WIND. EASY DESCENT TO BUTTERTUBS AND REASCENT TO LOVELY SEAT. PENNINE WAY BUSY BUT OTHERWISE HAD THE HILLS TO MYSELF.BURGESS11/05/2016
Ascent as part of Great Shunner Fell walk from Muker with SOCJill Wiseman02/02/2016
From Thwaite. Stony Band - Great Shunner Fell - Lovely Seat - Kisdon.JohnStoneham24/05/2015
from buttertubs pass, having out n backed Great Shunner following a snowstorm the simple ascent of L.S. followed. windy as hell. but lovely views.stig_nest11/04/2015
With Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave17/07/2014
First hill for quite some time but taking advantage of a trip to the Tour de France !!!heavyhorses05/07/2014
After watching Tour De France, from Buttertubs pass with Clare, Mel & Chris, Peter Horner and Ian from Bassetlaw Hill & Mountain Club. Sunny but breezy. Descent to Sedbuskalwaysinshorts05/07/2014
With PK. After Great Shunner Fell, while waiting for TdF at Buttertubs.amswanston05/07/2014
Watched Tour de france at buttertubs then walked up to lovely seat.iannotts05/07/2014
Great Shunner Fell - Lovely Seatronaldo33328/05/2014
From parking area next to cattle grid near summit of Buttertubs pass. On own.MorecambeMonkey29/04/2014
From top of Buttertubs. With Mag and Glen. Very wet.iredale21/10/2013
Parked in Sedbusk and followed the lane out the top of the village and joined the bridleway heading east, then headed north across the moor to the summit, we headed down back to the bridleway at Pike Hill then returned back along the BW to Sedbusk. Grey day with low cloud on top and very windy. With Graham and Ruben.karencooke06/10/2013
quick dash from the road, windy conditions.Adrian02/09/2013
High Seat - Lovely Seat with Dad.tomd401/08/2013
Walked from Keld via Pennine Way Great Shunner then across moorland to road (not great) easy walk up to Lovely Seatphilhythe14/06/2013
From Hawes.Owain G01/01/2013
Good cold day on wet ground with cloud inversion. Up and down both from the car at the pass.SS24/11/2012
Hardraw Up Pennine Way Great Shunner Fell SE beside fence & then wall Go down on left side of Fossdale Gill Cattle grid at top of Butter Tubs Follow fence to summit of Lovely Seat S. across rough very moorland Pick up excellent track to Shutt Lane Sedbusk Along minor road back to Hardraw. (Solo)gerrybowes28/08/2012
A quick walk straight up & down with Aly & Mutts about a 45 minute walk..good views, just followed the fence line.Mc Tango13/08/2012
Great Shunner Fell & Lovely SeatNigelM14/06/2012
Cattle grid on buttertubs pass,damp day bit of snow aroundpcooper13/04/2012
Bit of an easy ascent up road from Hardraw to Willy' Road End. Approached from west over stile from marker cairn. Obvious top with cairn in shape of a seat facing east. "A lovely Seat".
Circular walk from Green Dragon, Hardraw.
Route details walked
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SteveSmith08/03/2012
Circular from Hardraw including Great Shunner Fell. VERY boggy after recent snow thaw and navigation off the summit very tricky in poor visibility. Those drainidge ditches are a pain!Tweeky Senior17/02/2012
From top of pass along with Gt. Shunner. With Jack M.bolton08/02/2012
From cattle grid above Buttertubs. Wet at first then ok on clear path to summit.nevans8412/06/2011
Up and back from the road to the west on the feint path in dry conditions. Did the geocache whilst up here.Father Ted08/04/2011
Climbed solo from Buttertubs Pass.dhbond07/04/2011
Lovely Seat - and it was! Blue skies & skylarks singing. Lots of red grouse and golden plover on route up from Butter Tubs Passijpowell18/03/2011
There-and-back from Buttertubs Pass, before a one-way traverse to Nine Standards Rigg.davidpettit8406/03/2011
Epic linear walk with friends from Cambridge Hillwalking Club; Buttertubs - Lovely Seat - Gt Shunner Fell - Little Fell - High Seat - B6270 summit with Tailbridge Hill on the end. Lovely country when the sun is out and the birds are singing.Mark Jackson06/03/2011
A lovely, sunny, frosty day.clivevilla25/10/2010
Walked with Gerald. Withering Heights was being filmed on the way back down.simon and co07/10/2010
JKSimonK30/08/2010
With Graham and Toveruthatlast01/08/2010
Reached trig at 7.15am after a nice dry ascentsignyred08/07/2010
I enjoyed this peak simply because of the seat at the top. Reasonable weather and the walk from Hardraw was ok too.Ramblingbadgers15/05/2010
From Great Shunner Fellmick27/04/2010
From Buttertubs Pass.Marshsand28/01/2010
Visited after doing Great Shunner Fell in the morning. Operated Ham Radio for SOTA making 47 contacts (the furtherest being Moscow) mostly using morse.G4OBK (Phil)18/10/2009
With G. Nuttalls' route from Hardraw > Great Shunner Fell via Pennine Way > Lovely Seat > Pike Hill > HardrawRT197021/08/2009
From Buttertubs.With Bridget and Oscar.catman28/06/2009
With Catman and Oscar.rosiebridge28/06/2009
With Catman and Bridget.oscarrosie28/06/2009