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Name:Hill Fell
Hill number:16148
Height:255m / 837ft
Parent (Ma):2667  Top o' Selside
RHB Section:34D: Southern Cumbria
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Southern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Leven (Ulverston)
Class:Tump (200-299m)
Grid ref:SD 33269 99663
Summit feature:no feature: ground on W rim of old quarry
Col:209m  NY336002  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 96 97
(1:25k) OL7N
Observations:ground 60m S, in forest, is lower
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 62 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Pleasant stroll up from Glen Mary car park with Alfie. First time up here!Dangerous Dave29/02/2020
From the Tarn Hows south car park, from the south. Continued to Black Fell. With DB, RP and BC.Man of Kernow125/01/2020
Revisit with PeteDave Geere05/01/2020
Walked over on track from near Yewfield. A pleasant grassy summit.JohnW26/11/2019
From Coniston with Debs & Tali. Circuit to get the 2 local Wainwrights (Black Fell & Holme Fell) and anything else enroute. Via Skelwith Bridge for munchies then found a café at Elterwater Park farm we need to check out sometime.Mountain Goat03/11/2019
From car park.Wycombe Wanderer09/06/2019
On birthday walk with Cousin Juliette stroll around Tarn Hows.nickywood103/09/2018
From SD332990.summitsup31/07/2018
From parking on minor road, easy scamper to top. Great views of the Tarn and distant Langdale Pikesnordicstar02/02/2018
Easily accessible above the bridleway from Tarn Hows. Cold and low cloud obscured what otherwise is probably a good viewpoint.Karmakarl14/01/2018
Solo to summit. From Far End, Coniston via Shepherd Bridge, High Guard and Tarn Hows Cottage.ADT05/10/2017
What a daft and unimaginative name for a hill, or indeed a fell. Easy ascent up double gravel track through trees from gate at end of National Trust disabled viewing car park (no we didn't park there). Obvious top with excellent views and so much quieter than the tourist path around Tarn Hows just below. Did a quick circuit of lake then off for a pint at the Drunken Duck, which still has excellent beer even if food overpriced gastro.Hillsidenick02/05/2017
Hill Fell - Tom Heights from GR: SD 32684 99584ronaldo33321/03/2017
Pleasant walk from Thurston CentreDenise 29/12/2016
Good day out tumping on an overcast day with Tony G, McLellans, Graham B and Martin R from Thurston over Hill Fell, Black Fell, Park Fell, Great How (Little Fell). Also with Sheppards for first 2 hills.zoob29/12/2016
Path from SW, high point on edge of small slate cutting. A grey day.RichardM29/12/2016
From Tom Heights with Alf. Lovely walk around the tarn. Found a Lego brick in a molehill near the top?mick02/12/2016
Number two of two summits on this walk. Mostly cloudy. Tarn Hows to Black Crag (323m) via Iron Keld plantation. Returning around Tarn Hows via Hill Fell (255m). Distance = 8.46km. Average moving speed = 4.5km/h. Time moving = 1:53. Ascent = 263m.paulnewby8123/09/2016
A small round of tumps from Tarn Hows car park: Hill Fell - Black Fell - Park Fell - Tom Heights. Quick morning romp round before the drive home to Wiltshire.jonglew05/03/2016
Circuit from NT carparkjimbloomer23/02/2016
Walk from Coniston on superb sunny but cool day-circuit of Tarn Hows-Hill Fell(excellent viewpoint)-High Guards(no views).With Oscar.catman23/02/2016
With Catman.oscarrosie23/02/2016
With GFE and DTL. Very windy but otherwise beautifully sunny day. Ascent from the top Tarn Howe path after coming up from Glen Mary car park past many gorgeous waterfalls. Also completed Tom Heights and Black Fell. Total trip time 2hr 10mins.Fionalevey29/01/2016
Round of Tom Heights, Black Fell and Hill Fell . This one is just above the main Tarn Howes circular path and is easy. Gale blowing.trimarc229/01/2016
Hawkshead Hill to Coniston.Smudge15/01/2016
On a very wet day from Hollin Bank, taking in Park Fell, Black Crag, Hill Fell and Tom Heights with A.PeterD26/12/2015
Varied and interesting walk for poor weather when cloud base is down to 1000ft, like today. Tarn Hows NT car park (free for NT members or £7.00 for the day)Hill Fell (take the track up and right from the gate and you're almost there) Black Fell, Park Fell, Great How, Holme Fell, Yew Tree Tarn, Tom Heights.ijpowell26/06/2015
Gentle stroll from the upper NT carpark (disabled drivers). Miniscule grassed over quarry on summit with twin ridges.Aye Jimmy21/03/2015
...and splendour, splendour, everywhere! (Betjeman). What a day - ground ice hard, blue sky,snow on the higher tops,low winter sunshine and fog just below us blanketing the valleys. Quite something. Many photos and a short film taken of our strong shadows walking along cast against a parallel grassy bank - a rare combination of low sun and angled bank. At Rose Cottage - a NT holiday cottage, a heating engineer's van pulled up -the poor residents must have had a heating breakdown.Chris Pearson29/12/2014
With Jo, walk from Tarn Hows: Black Fell (Black Crag), out and back to Park Fell, then onto Hill Fell. Weather; high cloud, cold wind, good visibility.amblerbob13/04/2014
Easy stroll from Tarn Howes NT CPGeorge Gradwell23/03/2014
Skelwith Bridge > Park Fell > Black Fell > Hill Fell > Tarn Hows > Tom Heights > Tom Gill > Holme Fell > Great How > Colwith Force > Skelwith Bridgemcbiydw227/09/2013
Bracken OK if approached from the NorthPeteF04/08/2013
An interesting if somewhat complicated route bagging anything that remotely resembled a hill from the main NT car park at Tarn Hows. The fresh fall of snow impeded our progress but we still managed a hefty haul. Namely; Hill Fell, Torver Intake, Arnside Intake, Black Fell, Park Fell, Great How & Tom Heights. Not advisable in the height of summer, methinks the bracken would bite!David Gradwell17/03/2013
Tarn Hows - Tom Heights - Knipe Fold - HILL FELLcitygent16/05/2012
With: hb sb; A walk around Tarn Hows had to include Hill Fell with SB walking all the way at only 17 mths.Ian Baines02/10/1991
With: ib sb; Helen Baines02/10/1991
Rambling Ray28/09/2018
Steve Q23/06/2018
Martin R28/12/2016