Name:Easington Fell
Hill number:2822
Height:396m / 1299ft
RHB Section:36: Lancashire, Cheshire & the Southern Pennines
County/UA:Lancashire
Hill area:Forest of Bowland
Catchment:Ribble
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (300-399m), Clem
(Ma,Hu,Tu,3,Cm)
Grid ref:SD 73028 48686
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:194m
Col:202m  SD744501  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 103
(1:25k) OL41E
Observations:summit is 70cm higher than summit of Waddington Fell at SD 71500 47505
Survey:Leica NA730
Survey of Easington and Waddington Fells (Final).doc
Comments:Hill 16552 is 0.7m lower
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 385 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From car park on B6278. Good views of Pendle Hill.peter4lc02/05/2024
Took path by the fence, then crossed stile, up to trig. Less boggy than most of BowlandPhilipChaston23/12/2023
Surprisingly not very boggy underfoot on the ascent from the road.KevPalmer16/11/2023
3 of 4 starting at the car park on main road. Back to the camper from marl moor to get changed then straight up the path from the car park. Marilyn no. 79The-Z-Man30/09/2023
From car park in glorious sunshine but ground still sodden underfoot. Great views of the Forest of Bowland and Three Peaks. Followed up by a visit to the cafe in Washington. With Suzie and Lucky.John Eley15/04/2023
Nice trot across the Moor. Drier ground than I expected.HardenC28/10/2022
From car park by quarry; nice dry, soft stroll to the summitRockdoctor16/07/2022
From car park by cattle grid. Followed this with a visit to Waddington Fell ... just in case.vuirich28/04/2022
From the cattle grid car park, following the marshy path by the wall, which improves as it climbs towards the summit cairn and meets a track. Returned along this track to Walloper Well and along the road verge to the car park. Curlews calling as the afternoon grew late.Nick Down125/04/2022
After Beacon Hill and through forest to the west side where a good track leads to the top. A wild day with strong winds, rain, poor visibility making this feel a real challenge which would not be the case on a warm clear sunny day in summer.trimarc205/04/2022
1/4 Easington Fell, then along North behind the woodland to Beacon Hill (walks nicely along there) then back through woodland to car park area over the road to Waddington Fell then down off piste, to the track to climb via Stone Fold and Quad Bike Tracks to Crag Stones and eventually hill number 4 Marl Hill Moor. Then yomped a direct line home over Waddington Fell again - which was tough terrain but better than predicted 5 hours.nickywood115/01/2022
With LJanet M14/09/2021
Easy stroll across moorland from the road at Walloper Well. Bear right when you get to a fork in the paths, then left when you get to the stile.mrs_ts702/09/2021
from road, ca 1mile, good groundrichardrosser11/08/2021
Would you believe that by the time we got here the snack van had gone - and I was just looking forward to a mug of tea and a cake. Not the most interesting hill in the world I must admit. Straight out there and back before tackling the trig point near the quarry.Father Ted11/08/2021
From car park by cattle grid, followed the wallpaulhilder10/08/2021
From the carpark by the cattle grid. Followed a path that skirted around the dry stone walls. Doesn't align with public right of ways. Great snack van in the carpark!Danmawr07/08/2021
short walk from the cattle gridmy-list05/08/2021
M and O. 27 mins return trip.Martin6608/07/2021
From car park by cattle grid.Slash321/06/2021
From the upper car park. With JH, AB, PW.Mark Jackson19/06/2021
ELMAdonmeister09/06/2021
Easy and gentle path from the passconanharrod04/06/2021
From the carpark WSW of the summit as others describe. While the jaunt is unexciting, you get surprisingly good views opening to the north and east when you arrive at the cairn. Shows the vast emptiness of the forest. The moor is definitely too dry, too drained for the wretched grouse shooting. Theres a carbon sink restoration challenge to be had here.Pete West02/06/2021
From car park to SWsqueegs20/04/2021
Grey. From road to W. Try to avoid Trip with Stu from Leeds.davechaffey02/02/2021
Dunsop bridge up fields to Fell Side Farm, up old track past Old Ned and left on track past The Wife until Wall, path beside Wall followed to top. Return along track to B6478, walk around North Side of quarry to Waddington Fell, back mostly same way.Flatfield16/11/2020
Slaidburn,broadhead farm, fell side farm, skelshaw brook, easington summit, old neds wife/old ned, smelfthwaite farm, meanly farm, dunnow hall, slaidburnLancylass02/10/2020
From high point to SW. Lovely warm evening, after Wild Boar. Rounsfell13/06/2020
easy one from carpark to the west.gettingonabit07/06/2020
Great walk up from West Bradford along the Moor Road. From here headed to the trig on Waddington Fell (Newton Fell)Wayne Mac06/06/2020
From Beacon Hill and up the footpath of Shivering Ginnel. Great views from the summit and back to Grindleton. With JT.Sprog31/05/2020
As others, with my daughter and the dog, from car park by cattle grid, south 30m to footpath to corner of wood, north by side of the wood then diagonal to cairn, back east along side of wall, picked up foot path to 100m north of car park.Walkingthedog21/03/2020
Parked just before bend NNW of cattle grid. Broad path / track to summit.CJM12/03/2020
Easington Fell > Waddington Fell from GR: SD 71880 48041ronaldo33301/01/2020
Easington Fell > Waddington Fell from GR: SD 71880 48041Hippster01/01/2020
From lay-by by cattle grid, path by wall was helpful as cloud was down, wet underfoot. Faint path led off to summit cairn.PeterD27/12/2019
Parked by the cattle grid on Tittrington Brow. Followed paths and then followed edge of the wood to Easington Fell. Continued to follow the edge of woods until picking up paths and Shivering Ginnel track to Beacon Hill. Returned via tracks to the south of the woods.Dave17/08/2019
Quick from the road layby. Good views.Play2End18/07/2019
SoloVin02/07/2019
Before the long drive home a wander out to this top from the parking area by the quarry. Easy to follow the wall almost all the way to the top area, marked by a small cairn.JOHNS24/06/2019
With Val. From parking area near quarry. Followed track then path alongside wall and on to the the summit cairn. Shower of rain and hail just after starting.mike.hoult10/05/2019
With MikeVal Deisler10/05/2019
1 of 2: From B6478 at the cattle grid near the quarry.With karen and Lauren.ChrisR11/04/2019
Easington Fell from Waddington Quarry car park. Then across to Waddington Fell. A round trip of 6km in 1h 30m (S).silveracorn_alan11/02/2019
Parked in bend before quarry, then tracks.iangalbraith20/10/2018
From the quarry carparktomd410/08/2018
Walked up from Slaidburn via Easington, returned on path to Quarry to visit Waddington FellButeobuteo08/07/2018
From lay by on high point of B6478. Reasonable views to Bowland on a dull day. Very wet underfoot. Solo.JohnIvor17/04/2018
With SteveGinaSmith19/01/2018