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Broom Fell
511m (1677ft)

The North Western Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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Walk Broom Fell walking UK Mountains in The North Western Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

Broom Fell Summit

Photo: Gerry Ball

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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Broom Fell Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Broom Fell

Richard Marchant walked up on April 27th, 2022 [from/via/route] Parked at Scawgill Bridge & went straight up Graystones & continued North to Ling Fell. From here I dropped down in to Eskin & up on to Sale Fell then returned Southwards to Old Scales Farm & worked my way up on to Broom. Traversed to Lord's seat & a quick out & back to Barf. From here I went around Ullister Hill & up on to Whinlatter Top on to Brown How & back down to the car. [with] On my Own [weather] Dry Day with Hazy views early doors although it did become sunny & clear in the afternoon, but stayed cold all day.

Richard Fulcher climbed on March 15th, 2022 [from/via/route] Parked at the Whinlatter visitor centre & walked steadily up through the Beckstone Plantation woods up to Barf. From Barf we walked across to Lords Seat & then on to Broom. We walked back towards & then around Lords Seat down past Ullister Hill & then followed the forestry tracks back down to the car park. [with] Jen [weather] Cold, bright day - strong winds on the tops. - We should have polished off Whinlatter fell maybe?

Claire Kirk bagged on December 27th, 2021 [from/via/route] Whinlatter Visitor Centre [with] Alone [weather] Cold, low cloud

Christine Shepherd hiked on July 31st, 2009 [from/via/route] c183 from Whinlatter Forest Park Climbed again, using the same route on 12.6.21. [with] On my own [weather] Warm but cloudy. The cloud broke in the afternoon.

Kate Peacock summited on June 12th, 2021 [from/via/route] Scawgill Bridge, from Graystones then down to Lord Seat but I didn't go up that [with] Just me [weather] Dry & cloudy, warm Enough to not wear a fleece though. Medium winds - No issues. Nice cairn & it has a shelter

Geoffrey Robertshaw conquered on June 12th, 2021 [from/via/route] Up from road [with] Wife [weather] Great - Great Views at the top

Iain Jones scaled on May 25th, 2021 [from/via/route] Whinlatter Forest Park (Trail Run).

Tim Winn walked up on October 11th, 2020 [from/via/route] Bassenthwaite [weather] Misty

Claire Murray climbed on October 18th, 2020 [from/via/route] From Scawgill Bridge around Whinlatter [with] Vitor and Rita [weather] Cloudy but lovely - Lovely walk, easy going but took 7hrs

Christina Lander bagged on October 17th, 2020 [from/via/route] Powter How - The Bishop - Barf - Lord's Seat - Broom Fell - Graystones - Whinlatter - Powter How [with] Dick [weather] Bright start, then in the clouds as we walked along the ridge, but then brightened up by lunch time - Quite a scramble up past The Bishop onto Barf, & then very steep down to Powter How at the end. Lovely walk.

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Broom Fell

Graystones above Widow Hause from Broom Fell

Graystones above Widow Hause from Broom Fell

Photo: Alan Wainwright (149)

Broom Fell summit cairn

Broom Fell summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (148)

The Northern Fells (Binsey (left), Blencathra or Saddleback and Skiddaw), Bassenthwaite Lake and The North Western Fells (Sale Fell, Broom Fell, Lord's Seat and Barf) from the summit of Caermote Hill

The Northern Fells (Binsey (left), Blencathra or Saddleback and Skiddaw), Bassenthwaite Lake and The North Western Fells (Sale Fell, Broom Fell, Lord's Seat and Barf) from the summit of Caermote Hill

Photo: Mike Walker (368)


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