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Name:Tarn Hill
Hill number:16214
Height:188m / 617ft
Parent (Ma):2528  High Street
RHB Section:34D: Southern Cumbria
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Far Eastern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Kent
Class:Tump (100-199m)
(Tu,1)
Grid ref:SD 45026 91928
Summit feature:small cairn on vegetated outcrop
Drop:45m
Col:143m  SD449923  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 97
(1:25k) OL7N
Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 15 users)ByDate of Ascent
Easy parking and ascent from SD 45547 91809DC11main24/11/2018
From church car park. Took the lane running up SE side Crossthwaite House.jonglew14/10/2018
16 degrees, sunshine and cloud, from east with Mike L.Wycombe Wanderer25/08/2018
Parked by the church and ascended by tracks and paths. There is a crossing point to the south east of the summit. Good viewpoint especially to the north west, but had no time to go further.JohnW22/03/2018
As Ronaldo from GR 455919, verge parking at track or a little higher up lane. Higher start than Crosthwaite and shorter. Simple climb up the hill, keep to left (South) of main wall for easier climb over the top wall to summit. Fine viewpoint.nordicstar11/12/2017
Tarn Hill from GR: SD 45545 91825ronaldo33308/10/2017
From Crosthwaite school approx as JB. Final summit climb brackeny but not bad. Unusual trig in grass below summit, classified as a bolt but if so it's under a metal cover. Only the second of this type I've seen, both in South LakesRHW05/09/2015
From crosthwiatebriandiggle04/04/2015
From Lord's Lot, fences to cross and in summer there'll be a lot of bracken. Visited large but lower cairn on the way. Grassy/rocky knoll on top and flowers had been laid out for someone. Found an unusual OS site close to summit. Descended to Crosthwaite, probably unofficial way, then back along road to starting point for Lord's Lot to W.Aye Jimmy04/03/2015
Involves a lot of nasty fences from Lord's Lot.peebs05/02/2015
Good road parking at Crosthwaite School. Head up track opposite for 80m then turn 2/3 R through a gate followed by 4 more as you head directly up the hill into the long, narrow field NW of summit. Don't climb the fence into the summit field until you are beneath the summit itself. I approached from Lord's Lot but descended this wayjimbloomer05/11/2014
mae28/04/2017
GaryJones28/11/2016
Dave Geere07/05/2015
Jim B02/02/2015