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Hill number:16123
Height:290.1m / 952ft
Parent (Ma):2345  Lord's Seat
RHB Section:34A: Lake District - Northern Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - North Western Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Derwent (Workington)
Class:Tump (200-299m)
Grid ref:NY 15945 27470
Summit feature:stone slab
Col:255m  NY162275  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89
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Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 43 users)ByDate of Ascent
Edwin Gradwell19/03/2020
David Gradwell19/03/2020
There's a high gate at the start of the track but it's easily opened. Track then pasture to obvious topColin Crawford21/02/2020
The hardest part is locating the start of the path at Harrot Hill Farm. There is a bridlegate deep in the hedge just after the impressive farm fortifications. This is followed by a series of small gates hidden in a passage between the farm buildings. From then on a clear track leads to the small valley between the summit and an adjacent hill. Summit not actually visible until you are almost on it. No time saved by shortcutting across the field. 2.63km return, took me just under an hour.moorsman16/10/2019
Good wandering with Bryher and Rickjenx09/02/2019
From Jenkin again w Jenx and Bryher. Exact same route as last time except they walked down the RoWto road while I contoured back @200mnordicstar09/02/2019
Easy walk through pasture that is typical of north Lakes outliers.Wycombe Wanderer18/08/2018
A short jaunt up from minor road to NW. On to Embleton, then return as blizzard conditions and wind brutal.jonglew01/03/2018
In crisp snow and sunshine from Harrot Hill Farm taking in Embleton High Common, Kirk Fell (Lorton), Graystones (both tops) and Harrot.milimana07/02/2018
From the footpath on the way to Kirk Fell. Farmer was happy to let us go, as long as we kept away from pregnent ewes.Moorponder29/12/2017
Whinlatter Pass - Whinlatter Top - Brown How - W. Top - Tarbarrel Moss - Seat How - Ullister Hill - Lord's Seat - Broom Fell - Burthwaite Heights - Graystones - Kirk Fell - Harrot - road at Harrot Hill Farm.Mark Jackson14/08/2017
Harrot - Embleton High Common - Kirk Fell (Lorton) - Graystones (Wainwright) - Graystones (Birkett) - Widow Hause - Broom Fell West Top - Broom Fell - Widow Hause from GR: NY 15141 28144ronaldo33320/05/2017
Parked on verge above Jenkin farm. Through gate following faint track through another gate by wood and open fell to Embleton High Common (Synge w good view). Down to damp col and easily up Harrot to gain top amongst sheep. View down Lorton Vale and Cockermouth pleasant. Back down to conifer wood and contoured hill back to start at 200m in 30minsnordicstar18/12/2016
Unaware of Harrot when doing Birketts & Synges or no doubt this would have been nicely scooped up on a tour over these grassy tops then. Today during Ullock stay took Fp from NW with L on a lovely sunny windy day with cumulus clouds and their shadows scudding across the fells- this is a good and unusual viewpoint e.g Mellbreak in sunlight and shadows looking impressive as ever. Continued over Greystones tops to Broom Fell then descent N over Burthwaite Heights and pastures down to road through gates to avoid Wythop swamp. lovely green lane skirting under Link Fell and blackberries -then shopping in Cockermouth and back to take Molly the dog for a short walk at Ullock (sadly too slow / reluctant to join us on the fells).Chris Pearson26/08/2016
Lesley Atchison26/08/2016
Lionel Bidwell29/07/2016
Susan Bidwell29/07/2016
Embleton to Cockermouth during a friend's Wainwright completion weekend.Smudge22/07/2016
Round of Widow Hause,Graystones W, Kirk Fell, Graystones B (jus don't ask), Harrot and over to Whin Fell using 77 summer bus service.Eddie03/07/2016
via RoW - parking OKjimbloomer15/10/2015
Public f/p from NW through farmyard used for Harrot and Embleton, parking at bend and bridge. Farmyard busy with cow activities on return, gates all closed, awkward detour through trees by beck.Aye Jimmy22/07/2015
Dave Geere01/02/2015
Harrot and Embleton High Common via RoW from NWCrib Goch16/09/2014
Unintended detour on route to Embleton High Common due to a bull on the path and some frisky cows!peebs21/07/2014
Pasture. from NW, included Graystones group RHW22/04/2012
With Eire, Evan, Sail & Danu.Dangerous Dave15/04/2009
With Jo, linear walk from Scawgill Bridge Car Park: Darling How, Aiken Beck, Lords Seat, Broom Fell, Graystones (2 tops), Kirk Fell, Harrot, Southwaite Bridge and very muddy paths to Cockermouth. Weather, generally sunny and warm but moderate visibility due to hazy conditions.amblerbob21/04/2006
Rambling Ray27/12/1992