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Name:Yew Bank
Hill number:2700
Height:207m / 679ft
Parent (Ma):2668  Kirkby Moor [Lowick High Common]
RHB Section:34D: Southern Cumbria
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Southern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Duddon, Catchment Boundaries, Leven (Ulverston)
Watershed:Morecambe Bay
Class:Wainwright Outlying Fell
Grid ref:SD 26251 90961
Summit feature:large cairn
Col:190m  SD299910  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 96 97
(1:25k) OL6N OL6S
Observations:rock c 5m N of cairn and heathery mound 25m NE of cairn are of equal height and are the highest points of the fell
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 161 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From Woodland.Isbjorn13/07/2019
I felt that a rock very close to the large cairn was the highest point.David Purchase16/05/2019
From Hummer Lane for a round of White Pike, Green Pikes, Pikes, Caw, Brock Barrow, Fox Haw, Raven's Crag, The Knott and Yew Bank.rhalstead19/04/2019
Ascent of Great Burney from Kirkby Moor. On, via Little Burney to Subberthwaite Common, Birch Bank and Tottlebank, to Blawith Knott. Follow path to Tottlebank Height and Wool Knott. From Beacon Tarn, cross country via Tarn Riggs and Rattan Haw to Yew Bank. Return to Cumbria Way and ascent of Blawith Fells. Follow Cumbria Way via Bleak Knott to Tottlebank and Kiln Bank. On to Raisthwaite, Bay Bottom, Gawthwaire, Combs and back to Kirkby Moor.raymooremanx23/03/2019
A solo walk taking in every ring contour just incase, but primarily. Blawith Knott, Yew Bank, Fisher High, Beacon Fell,Wool Knott and Tottlebank High. A cool, overcast unhurried day with a late afternoon burst of watery sun on Tottlebank High. A fine circuit.Shutterlag05/11/2018
AW's outliers last of six from the grass parking area just after Burney cottage on a twelve mile walk. Route took in Burney, Blawith knott, Tottlebank height, Wool knott, Beacon fell and Yew bank.WAYNE ROWLETT15/09/2018
Warm walk after parking at Woodland Church. Up the lane towards Green Moor then off piste to Yew Bank. Path of sorts to Fisher High, then onward to Wool Bank, Tottlebank Heights and then Blawith Knott. Then road back to church picking up 4 rivets on the way.Dugswell218/04/2018
Wayne Mac30/03/2018
Wilkins Synges15/10/2017
ALHEJ Wilkins15/10/2017
David Berry08/08/2017
WOs 11,12,13,14 and 15. Another lovely sunny day. Walked from Birch Bank Farm campsite to Giant's Grave, then over Blawith Knott and Tottlebank Heights. Continued over Wool Knott, then horrendous fight through pathless bracken to Yew Bank and back to do Beacon Fell (gorgeous views) before descending to Beacon Tarn and back to the campsite - a great day out apart from the bracken (complete with ticks).BURGESS16/07/2017
From end of minor road at Haveriggholme. Followed B'way till due west of summit then picked up feint track through the bracken and heather to the top. One hour return.Crib Goch24/06/2017
From Brown Howe Car Park near Coniston Water (SD 29051 91067) - Beacon Fell - Wool Knott - Tottlebank Height - Blawith Knott - Burney - Combs - Yew Bank - Fisher High. Clear paths throughout although a little vague in places, lots of road walking in between Blawith Knott & Burney and also in between Combs & Yew Bank. An enjoyable walk to bag six Wainwright Outlying Fells.david23020128/05/2017
Wilkins Synges17/04/2017
ALHEJ Wilkins17/04/2017
Parked outside chapel at Woodlands. Yew Bank, Green How, Anne Riggs, Coats Hill, Fisher High (after diversion round Stable Harvey Moss due to stolen stream) Beacon Fell, Wool Knott, Tottlebank Height, Bramwith Knott, Thornthwaite Latter Rigg.ijpowell30/03/2017
Parked near Lake Bank, Beacon Fell, Yew Bank, Wool Knott. Damp conditions.Fell_wanderer20/01/2017
Martin R30/12/2016
Neil Midgley20/11/2016
Blawith Fells CircuitAjm031011/11/2016
Lowick Beacon, Combs, Great Burney, Blawith Knott, Tottlebank Height, Wool Knott, Fisher High, Yew Bank, Thornthwaite Latter Riggkeithouk23/10/2016
A good round of Yew Bank, Fisher High, Wool Knott, Tottlebank Height, Blawith Knottjenx21/10/2016
From Woodland church, parking on verge, up the lovely lane towards Yew Bank, up to the col on the old grassy track, minor top then from Yew Bank to Fisher High, Beacon Fell then Cumbria way to Wool Bank, Tottlebank Heights and then Blawith Knott. Good 600m+ circuit, back down road to car.nordicstar21/10/2016
5pm and the sun's come out at last. On to Fisher High.Wycombe Wanderer02/09/2016
Did a hill bagging walk from sunny bank lay-bye. ANNE RIGGS - GREEN HOW - YEW BANK - FISHER HIGH - WOOL KNOT - BEACON FELL - COSTS HILL. Sunny spells day and a walk not to be done in poor visibility or wet. LOTS OF HEATHER to walk through.Hill Wanderer25/05/2016
With Mick and AlfBillyP14/04/2016
Done with Richard Turner as part of a circuit taking in, Coulter Stone, Beacon Fell, Wool Knott, Tottlebank Heights & Blawith Knot. Sunny spell and heavy showers. Stunning views over the Coniston Fells.falunty07/04/2016
Parked at the church at Woodland - 247891 and on to Green Moor, Climb Stile and then to the summit. Headed for Beacon Fell and then Wool Knott. With GB.bolton15/03/2016
Parked on grass verge by Woodland Church at SD24741 89049 NW along public rights of way to beyond Climb Stile Steady climb to large summit cairn. Continued to Beacon Fell & Wool Knot. (PM)gerrybowes15/03/2016
ALHEJ Wilkins13/02/2016
with Beacon Fell(qv)pwheeler17/09/2015