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Name:Loweswater Fell [Low Fell]
Hill number:3780
Height:412m / 1352ft
Parent (Ma):2493  Low Fell
RHB Section:34B: Lake District - Central & Western Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Western Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Derwent (Workington)
Class:Birkett, Synge
(B,Sy)
Grid ref:NY 13598 22263
Summit feature:cairn on rock
Drop:12m
Col:400m  NY136223  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89
(1:25k) OL4S 303
Observations:rock 3m from cairn at least as high; summit about 8m lower than N top (hill 2493 Low Fell)
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 317 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
On way to Low FellMichaelF01/12/2019
From Loweswater: Darling Fell, Loweswater Fell, Low Fell, Smithy Fell, Fellbarrow and back to Loweswater. Glorious late summer day with clear skies and extensive views. With this walk we have comleted the Wainwrights. Retired to Moresby Hall to celebrate.Lazylizzie07/09/2019
Loweswater -> Darling Fell -> Loweswater Fell -> Low Fell -> Sourfoot Fell -> Smithy Fell -> Fellbarrow -> Hatteringhil Head -> Fellbarrow -> Mosser track -> Loweswaterbriandiggle18/03/2019
Started from Thackthwaite, round included Sourfoot Fell East Top- Watching Crag- Low Fell- Loweswater Fell- Low Fell(again)- Sourfoot Fell- Smithy Fell and FellbarrowWayne Mac21/02/2019
A blustery traverse from Loweswater to Whin Fell. With Rick, Michael, Mandy, Riley and Bryher of course.jenx17/02/2019
With Jenx, Bryher, Mike, Mandy and Riley. Linear outing along the Low Fell / Fellbarrow ridge and all tops. Very blustery with squally showers that cleared to finer weather and sunshine. Grand tour.nordicstar17/02/2019
Lovely afternoon walkejjohnstone29/12/2018
With Damian, Clare, Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave24/12/2018
Fellbarrow, Smithy Fell, Sourfoot Fell, Low Fell, Loweswater FellFell_wanderer31/07/2018
From Thackthwaite - Low Fell - Loweswater Fell - Sourfoot Fell - Smithy Fell - Fellbarrow - To Waterendscreeleep07/07/2018
With G. From roadside parking (NY 11851 22463) > Darling Fell via bridleway to Mosser Fell Road then stile (NY 12409 22438) > Loweswater Fell > Low Fell > Sourfoot Fell via Watching Crag & East Top > Smithy Fell > Fell Barrow then west off fell to Mosser Fell Road.RT197014/05/2018
Thackthwaite > Watching Crag > Low Fell > Loweswater Fell > Sourfoot Fell > Smithy Fell > Fellbarrow > Hatteringill Head > Thackthwaite. Stunning winters day, just me and Hjohnkaysleftleg04/02/2018
Solo.Dangerous Dave28/01/2018
From Darling Fell. Dark clouds, a dusting of recent snow > 2000'. Best view of the day. Footpath to Thackthwaite. 2.5 hours.Wycombe Wanderer06/01/2018
With Bev.simon and co08/10/2017
from layby at telephone box NW end of Loweswater; Fellbarrow-Hatteringill-Fellbarrow-Smithy Fell-Sourfoot Fell-Low Fell-Loweswater Fell-Darling Fell back to start.jocks104/10/2017
From Waterend. Darling Fell, Loweswater Fell, Low Fell down to Foulsyke. 6/8 cloud, light airs, v hazy. Alone.CJM26/09/2017
Ridge walk from roadside parking at north end of Thackthwaite with Jim, Jus and Cat. Easy stroll on a rather breezy day. The views from here lived up to their high reputation. Bit of a honeypot though.wheresthepath24/09/2017
Bs 52,53,54,55 and 56. Showers early and low cloud stayed over high fells but soon turned into a sunny day on the fells north of Loweswater. Went up excellent track from Thackthwaite to Low Fell (done as a Wainwright in 2008). Good path on to Loweswater Fell and steep down then up to Darling Fell. Not too rough cutting across to Sourfoot Fell then good path over Smithy Fell to Fellbarrow (climbed in 2008) and out to Hathergill Head. Returned to Smithy Fell then followed path down to rejoin outward track. An excellent day with good views.BURGESS31/07/2017
from layby at telephone box NW end of Loweswater; Fellbarrow-Hatteringill-Fellbarrow-Smithy Fell-Sourfoot Fell-Low Fell-Loweswater Fell-Darling Fell back to start. rain!joseph mitchell20/05/2017
Met Dave at Ennerdale Bridge. Left my car near Loweswater, Dave drove us to Mosser Mains start point. Walked east past Fellside Farm and up to Hattergill Head then south over Fellbarrow, Smithy Fell, Sourfoot Fell, Low Fell, and Low Fell south top (Loweswater Fell). Crossed boggy ground and up Darling Fell then descended to my car at Loweswater. Very fine sunny afternoon, temperature in the teens, no wind.Skip24/03/2017
Round of Low Fell / Fellbarrow group from Thackthwaite. Overcast but high clouds and good views in breezy conditions.RobertP31/12/2016
With Mum & Fiona. Thackthwaite (parking just N of village) - good path to Low Fell - S Top - path to Darling Fell - pathless crossing to Sourfoot Fell over 2 fences - Smithy Fell - Fellbarrow - Hatteringill Head - descent SE to track - ThackthwaiteMark Jackson29/12/2016
Very good mainly grass path from Low Fell and then on to Darling Fell along fence. In my opinion one of the best viewpoints in the Lakes south over Crummock Water. Best viewpoint is the slightly lower cairn just to south of main summit.Hillsidenick02/11/2016
Included in a walk along the ridge N. of Loweswater. Parked by phone box at 118225 (Space for 20+ cars) & after ascent of Darling Fell made way along ridge to Hatteringill Head, bagging a total of 7 Birketts. (S)gerrybowes23/10/2016
CJ BWchrisj196524/09/2016
Birkett's Fellbarrow walk from car park on Crummock Water.clivevilla03/09/2016
#5 of 6.Newton Maximus28/08/2016
Dry windy day after previous very wet day indoors at Ullock. Up from Waterhead and along ridge for wanted Lamp top. Beautiful steely silver view under cloud on the fell tops over Crummock Water with the iconic Mellbreak rising up close by.Chris Pearson21/08/2016
Fellbarrow CircuitAjm031010/07/2016
Parked by phone box near Loweswater - Darlin Fell, Loweswater Fell, Low Fell, Sourfoot Fell, Smithy Fell, Fellbarrow, Hatteringgill Head, returning along lanes via Mosser Mains - SoloDave11/06/2016
Loweswater - Darling Fell - Loweswater Fell - Low Fell - Sourfoot Fell - Smithy Fell - Fellbarrow - Hatteringill Head - LoweswaterBlue The Dog28/03/2016
Snack break, sheltering by slab under the cairn. With Damian, Eire, Evan, Sail, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave28/03/2016
(Walkers with) Torun Mcmoran & Caitlin Powell (Parking/start point) Loweswater - Askill - Mosser Fell - Fellbarrow - Low Fell - Loweswater Fell - Darling Fell - Loweswater.redbob19/03/2016
with the u3A from Lorton via Fellbarrow, lovely dayian499310/03/2016
low fell, fellbarrow and tops.robertphillips15/10/2015
From NY 11803 22482 - a round of Darling Fell, Low Fell (incl. outlying 412m knoll), Sourfoot Fell and Fellbarrow.summitsup27/09/2015
On circuit from Thackthwaite. Met young couple on top who'd got engaged five minutes earlier, showed me the ring! A beautiful spot to pop the question had it not been dull and blowing a gale! Took some snaps for them on their i-phone, could hardly stand upright, hope they're not all blurry... Continued to Darling Fell - perhaps an even more appropriate place to pop the question!Aye Jimmy03/08/2015
From Low Fell (North Top). Arrived at the summit at 20:25 and lingered until 21:15 with a late dinner. The views down the valley of Crummock Water and Buttermere were as perfect as the guide books had promised. Mellbreak in particular was a majestic sight. Save this hill for a sunny, clear evening. Arrived back at Thackthwaite at 22:00 (still light).James McKnight23/06/2015
solo walk from loweswatercolinfielding23/06/2015
A very easy ascent from Thackthwaite village. Parking available just south of the village either on the verge alongside the first gate or further on alongside a large fieldgate. Path west from the village contours the hill as it rises upwards, finally leading up to the summit.moorsman08/05/2015
As part of the Birkett walk with Andy and Richard.JohnStoneham06/05/2015
Done with Hilary Chuter. Sunny day.Aimless Rambler23/04/2015
SR.DMFrank18/04/2015
Low Fell, Loweswater Fell, Darling Fell, Smithy Fell, Fellbarrow, Hatteringhill Headkeithouk05/04/2015
On a round of 8 hills from car park at Waterend: Darling Fell, Loweswater Fell, Low Fell, Sourfoot Fell, Smithy Fell, Fellbarrow, Hatteringill Head and finally Whin Fell. Lot of height lost between Darling Fall and here - Crabtree Beck to blame for that! Small cairn on rocky outcrop at summit.jonglew19/03/2015
Solo from Low Fell and back north for the full ridge.bolton16/12/2014
a round from Thackthwaite with, Sharon, Stephen and Jennifer Mcguigan and Richard and Donna JenningsLou30/11/2014
With Lynfa wet and windy.Rob Pen y Garn22/10/2014
With Rob.Lynfa Penygarn22/10/2014