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Name:Roman Fell
Hill number:3577
Height:594m / 1949ft
Parent (Ma):2711  Mickle Fell
RHB Section:35A: The Northern Pennines
Nuttall/Wainwright area:North Pennines - Western Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Eden (Carlisle)
Class:Dodd (500-599m), Dewey
Grid ref:NY 75410 20324
Summit feature:cairn on old large cairn
Col:534m  NY761199  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 91
(1:25k) OL19N
Observations:remains of building adjacent to cairn
Survey:obvious summit
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 110 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Circuit from Hilton with Tiniside Rigg and Long Fell then back down the valley. Pleasant circuit with a small amount of rough ground between Roman Fell and Long FellJulieB27/10/2019
In a group of 9, on a circuit from Hilton.Phreerunner27/10/2019
along track from Hilton across East Moor, then up zigzags and left track at second zigzag. Easy ground to the top. KeithByTheC27/10/2019
From Hilton to Roman Fell, Long Fell, Tinside Rigg & backIWC25/08/2019
Hilton - Roman Fell - Long Fell - Tinside Rigg - Little Fell - Mickle Fell - Murton Fell - Scordale - Hilton. Disappointingly covered in hill fog when I reached the summitGary Heath13/07/2019
From public CP in Murton. Murton Pike -> the 2 Murton Fells -> Little Fell -> Tinside Rigg -> Long Fell -> Roman Fell. Pleasant 19k round in deep snow on a non-firing day.jonglew02/02/2019
Parked at Murton and walked via Scordale and steep slopes of Low Hause and High Hause.Wheelsy30/12/2018
ACW circuit from Hilton. Roman Fell, Long Fell, Tinside Rigg & Little Fell, then W into Scordale valley. Very quiet on fells, did not see anyone else - quite a pleasant walk, with good views. (13km,600m).ger25/08/2018
Glorious sunny day, set off from Hilton, bit of yomping involved through heather. Rewarded with panorama over north Pennine hills and over to Blencathra.Peak Rambler25/08/2018
With Jo, circular walk from Hilton. Took track to quarry on zigzags south east of Roman Fell, then crossed moor to summit, then across moor to Long Fell and Tinside Rigg. Returned down path/track alongside Swindale Beck and Scordale Beck. Weather; sunny, very warm, good visibility.amblerbob07/07/2018
From Cattle GridSlash307/07/2018
Warm and sunny morning for the walk up from Hilton using the long and winding track. Then onto Tinside Rigg before heading back to Roman Fell which I descended NE down to Swindle Beck.Dugswell206/05/2018
Large piles of large gritstone boulders with several cairns and old ruined hut in rough grass. Part of circuit involving Tinside and Long Fell and limestone pavement. Many voles. Fog suddenly lifted to reveal extensive views- nice end to walk. First Tump of 2018. Returned down western ridge ( initially steep) to main bridleway and west to Hilton village. No ammo seen.Denise 01/01/2018
Met penrith ramblers at summit. Sunny day, very cold, snow above 400m.cjo27/12/2017
Red flag down, area open. Parked at 735207. Followed good track to SE, high up, then cut across rougher ground to summit. Descended directly west down steep slopes to just south of sheepfold. 2.5 hours with Marli.bolton26/08/2017
Walked on my own from Hilton along Swindale Edge and Christy Bank then over Tinside Rigg, Long Fell and Roman Fell.Dry and pleasant. A bit breezy but the wind wasn't cold so it was fine. The walk up Swindale Edge is great, clear makers all the way. Make sure you check the access days for this fell as it is on Warcop MOD land.flockwatcher30/04/2017
From Hilton w Jenx, free CP. Took the lane at first under Roman Fell and then a Quad track up the broad NW ridge, steepest towards top. Then in mist and on compass to Long Fell and Tinside Rigg. Great decent down the Bridleway and Swindale Beck and then the sublime Scordale.nordicstar08/01/2017
A nice little circuit. Shame the mist blew in.jenx08/01/2017
From Hilton out to Swindale Beck then well up row before cutting back to Roman Fell. Followed broad ridge back and over Long Fell and Tinside Rigg (English Nuttalls finished again)! Decided might as well break all the rules and did Little Fell again via the trig point. Great walk and didn't see a single bit of munitions.SS31/12/2016
on return from Tinside Rigg and Long Fell Galltywenallt01/10/2016
From Hilton parking on rough grass verge at NY 73558 20787. Roman Fell - Long Fell - Tinside Rigg West Top - Tinside Rigg. Met up with surveying team and J & A Nuttall on summit od Tinside Rigg. (Thanks for the slice of delicious cake, Anne.) Returned via zigzag track starting at NY 76486 19648. A bit vague at first but eventually becomes a solid track all the way back to Hilton.David Gradwell01/10/2016
Murton Fell (B+L) - Hilton Fell - Little Fell - Little Fell trig - Tinside Rigg - Tinside Rigg West Top - Long Fell - Roman Fellronaldo33327/08/2016
Solo.Dangerous Dave02/07/2016
Open Day. Easy parking Hilton. Followed track to the zig zags under Long Fell edge. Then pathless to summit. Heather and friends did their best to make it hard work. Fine summit.destaylor03/10/2015
Climbed as part of a circular route from Hilton of Roman Fell, Long Fell, Tinside Rigg, Little Fell, Mickle Fell, Murton Fell x2 and Murton Pike. Mostly pathless peaty ground that was damp underfoot.JohnStoneham30/08/2015
After climbing Murton Pike & the two summits on Murton Fell headed east into Scordale & took faint path down to the old mine workings/ruined cottages(entered ‘Danger Area’ after 6:00pm when live-firing had ended) – Dropped down to valley bottom & followed good track to footbridge – Up N ridge to summit cairn – Down NW slopes & along track to Hilton – Road back to Murton. (S)gerrybowes12/08/2015
With Andy, from Hilton. Tinside Rigg, Long Fell and Roman Fell. Was good to meet fellow hill-bagger Fisky Boy and his lady as we left the top.Crib Goch06/09/2014
From Hilton along Scordale, Swindale, and via Tinside Rigg and Long Fell. Then back to Hilton via the zigzag track and permissive bridleways. Much to our surprise we met Crib Goch and Andy on the approach to Roman Fell who it turned out were on a similar route round!Fisky Boy06/09/2014
With Fisky BoyBrenda Cloke06/09/2014
From Hilton. First on circuit of seven bumps ending on Murton Pike. Very warm, hardly any wind. Steep direct approach to a nice summit. Then over to Long Fell.Aye Jimmy07/07/2013
On return journey from an attempt to measure the 'Drop' of Tinside Riggjimbloomer224/11/2012
Ignore the map as the MOD have created a series of concessionary paths enabling easier access to this fell. Just follow the ROWs eastwards onto the range and you will pick them up. You can follow them up the sharp end to the top. Only place in England having (heavy) snow on the day I went up. Five miles away in any direction...... Clear blue skies.moorsman03/11/2012
Ascended directly from Hilton. Snow on the top.davidpettit8404/02/2012
From Hilton and Little Fell. Walked south then SW skirting Long Fell then up to summit of Roman Fell. A lot of bog, tussock grass and heather.Descended to Swindale Beck then followed Hilton Beck back to Hilton.wombourne31/12/2011
Start ~ 735207, Hilton village. From Little Fell, descended via Christy Bank, contoured around Tinside Rigg and made our way over rough ground up to top. Fine summit views, descended into Swindale, rough going over rocks in places.steve hudson31/12/2011
With Dad on non-firing day when Nuttall bagging. Climbed the steep ridge, with some easy (optional) scrambling. Impressive summit. Passed three shells. Onto Mickle Fell, Murton Fell and Murton Pike from here.AGWilliamson27/08/2011
Solo up and down step NW nose with some nice rock scenery. On way back to Sheffield after bagging week in Pennines /S. Uplands with Darren.Chris Pearson07/08/2011
lovely sunshine on non-firing day - the top is not strictly accessible but has a beautiful steep rdige on the side away from the rangegigglejon06/02/2010
Wind and mist in a non-firing windowpeebs31/12/2006
solo ascent.thenomad07/12/2004
Pennines Dewey bagging walk 1/9; Roman Fell and Murton Pike from Murton (both excellent) RHW01/01/1998
Man of Kernow129/12/2018
Ben Rinnes25/08/2018
andrew brown30/06/2018
Alan Caine26/05/2018