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Name:Heughscar Hill
Hill number:2624
Height:375m / 1230ft
Parent (Ma):2528  High Street
RHB Section:34C: Lake District - Eastern Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Far Eastern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Eden (Carlisle)
Class:Tump (300-399m), Wainwright Outlying Fell, Birkett, Synge
(Tu,3,WO,B,Sy)
Grid ref:NY 48801 23164
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:48m
Col:327m  NY488223  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 90
(1:25k) OL5S
Observations:cairn c 50m SW is lower
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 288 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Askham - HEUGHSCAR HILL - Pooley Bridge & DUNMALLET - Askhammnph26/04/2019
Solo Jaunt, pleasant dayShutterlag16/04/2019
A quick walk out on Helton Fell for this on a lovely afternoon having finished work early.Chipstertrain11/02/2019
bimble with Anne and dogs - snowDave Sargent24/01/2019
Walked in from Askham, over Haber Hill and Riggingleys Top to the cairn at the summit. Nice easy one this with hardly any gradient at all. Came off at Heugh Scar and followed Roman Road to the stone circle called The Cockpit. Path back over Askham Fell to return to AskhamWayne Mac19/01/2019
during lowther trail and fell racewillow12/08/2018
With Bryher and Rosie. Scorching.jenx28/06/2018
AW's outliers first of three on a 18 mile walk from Askham, followed by Dunmallard hill and Knipescar common.WAYNE ROWLETT19/05/2018
Out and back from Pooley Bridge.rhalstead01/04/2018
Pleasant walk from Askham.JohnW21/03/2018
Dunmallet and Heughscar Hill from Pooley Bridge. Plenty of snowRobertP04/03/2018
9/9 (Great Mell Fell/Gobarrow Fell (Wainwright Summit)/Gobarrow Fell/Gobarrow Park/Green Hill (Gobarrow Park)/Great Meldrum/Little Meldrum/Dunmallet(Dunmallard Hill)/HeughScar Hill)Fergalh25/11/2017
Came up here after a visit to Knotts(406m). With Evan, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave12/11/2017
Heughscar Hill & The Cockpit from AskhamAjm031010/11/2017
Wainwright's route from Askham - a lovely walk, taking in boundary stones, Moor Divock, another stone circle, the Cop Stone and the little limestone crag of Heugh Scar. The summit gives a view along the length of Ullswater which, with swirling cloud over Helvellyn, is worthy of Caspar David Friedrich.Nick Down114/10/2017
circular route from Askham via Yanwath Wood, Whale, Helton and Moor Divock. InterestingNorthender26/09/2017
Lovely small circuit on wide paths through bracken. Parking at road end near Roehead. Followed tracks to cairn at 483230, then good path to summit. Returned via good path to top of Heugh Scar, which then curves round to Roehead.Mark Jackson17/08/2017
WOs 59; Bs 60. A very wet day but managed to do Heughscar Hill from Pooley Bridge using good, quick paths and just back before the rain set in.BURGESS02/08/2017
From end of the road at Roehead. Pleasant walk up, mainly through knee-high fern. Carried out a forensic search of the cairn for the trig surface block - not found. Couple of nearby boundary stones marked on the map were found.jonglew01/08/2017
With j, g, s and mum n dadstuduncan16/07/2017
With Jez and Eleri from the road head. Eleri's second hill under her own steam 😊CaralynR03/06/2017
with Jenx and Nordicstar, in the morning mists and saw them clear to reveal beautiful view up Ullswater. A swim in the burn too!bryher25/05/2017
with Jenx and Bryher, lovely early morning stroll before heat of the day came upnordicstar25/05/2017
Guess when I climbed it. First outlying fell?Tom D04/04/2017
From Pooley Bridge, a good track to follow, good views of Ullswaterbardolph16/03/2017
En-route to Castle Douglasbeckybags27/01/2017
3rd walk of the day really enjoyed this one lots of different paths to take did a circular route on top solo walkcolinfielding30/12/2016
Done with Richard Turner whilst spending 2 nights at the Buttermere YHA, weather very good but misty with reasonable viewsfalunty20/10/2016
Kev jay roo and carol , one of the very best views of the lakeskevandroo01/09/2016
From road NE of High Winder. Took the line of least resistance on a gorgeous evening and was rewarded with an unexpected picture postcard view as Ullswater appeared. Golden sun setting behind Blencathra and the distant voices of happy campers. All's right with the world.Wycombe Wanderer24/08/2016
Parked at Roehead - 479237. Followed the good path to 483227, then north until directly west of the summit. There is a decent path from there that avoids the bracken. With GB.bolton21/07/2016
Plenty of roadside parking at end of minor road at 478236 - SSE along track for just over 1km & then left along course of Roman Road (High Street) to large cairn - Good path to summit. (PM)gerrybowes21/07/2016
SRFrank27/04/2016
Walked on my own from near Pooley Bridge. Sunshine after rain with a cold breeze. A lovely afternoon stroll with clear paths and glorious views throughout the walk.flockwatcher29/03/2016
With Damian, Eire, Evan, Sail, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave26/03/2016
CJ BW KJ Oikychrisj196520/02/2016
From Roehead. With Vic & Bob.ngthack04/02/2016
+CLGSimonK29/08/2015
Mild day but very cold wind so didn't stop long at top. Had butties and flask on seat at base of fell.Si's 2nd round31/12/2014
Parked at the top of the lane near Roehead NY 47824 23707 > The Cockpit > White Knott > Arthur's Pike > Bonscale Pike > Swarth Fell (Ullswater) > High Street Roman Road > The Cockpit > HEUGHSCAR HILL grass and bracken summit topped with a cairn > NY 47824 23707Tony Hartry II11/09/2014
5thAlaric10/09/2014
am With Katy. From Askham Village (nice). Sunny and clear.George Thompson05/08/2014
AMKatyT05/08/2014
Roehead Heughscar Hill The Cockpit Arthur's Pike Swarth Fell (Ullswater) Brock Crag Loadpot Hill Roman Road back to RoeheadAndy Hirst06/05/2014
With Anna, took Wainwright route from Askham.citygent03/05/2014
With Mag. Parked Pooley Bridge. Bill Birkett's route. Nice day, good views. Lots of folk out.iredale16/02/2014
Started and finished in Pooley bridge. Weather front caught up to us as we reached the summit. Very, very windy. Found cache on top too. A good walk, thoroughly enjoyed by both of us.outdoorgirl15/12/2013
Parked at Roehead for direct ascent in rain and wind. Would be nice spot on a good day.Aye Jimmy08/12/2013
Birketts 2nd roundDave Geere28/11/2013
Howtown - Hallin Fell - Steel Knotts - Wether Hill - Loadpot Hill - the two pikes - Heughscar Hill - Pooley Bridge. Stunning view up Ullswater, absolutely gorgeous with late afternoon sun filtering through the gaps in the cloud.Jake99427/11/2013