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Broom Fell
511m (1677ft)

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


Record Broom Fell as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered




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(No. 169)

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

Broom Fell Summit

Photo: Gerry Ball

Broom Fell is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL4
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)


OS Landranger Maps 89 & 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)



Broom Fell is on Peak Bagging Map & Hill Tick List:

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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

Adrian Howard walked up on September 26th, 2017 [from/via/route] Scawgill bridge Car park

Andrew Johnson climbed on October 4th, 2019 [from/via/route] Darling How car park, Whinlatter [with] Ted [weather] Cloudy

Simon Boddy bagged on September 14th, 2019 [with] HF Holidays [weather] Sunny but windy at the summit

Charlotte Hill hiked on July 18th, 2019 [from/via/route] Spout Force straight up, out to Broom and followed the wall straight back down. [with] Own [weather] Dry - Bracken 6ft High at the bottom of Broom and soaking

Richard Beardsley summited on February 19th, 2019 [from/via/route] Walked to the top of Broom Fell via Lords Seat and Whinlatter Visitors Centre. The weather was dry but cold and very windy between the two summits [with] Gillian, Paula, Andy, Dylan, Lara and Daniel. [weather] Dry, cold and windy. - Visited Whinlatter Centre at 1015hrs. Commenced walk at 1030 and finished at 1330. Enjoyable day out

Vic Royle conquered on July 6th, 2018 [from/via/route] Grisedale Forest (Whinlatter) and Bodell Cottage [with] Team Wiggle [weather] First day of clouds - Tears, fears and a Stagecoach bus ride home

Simon Myerscough scaled on September 24th, 2007 [from/via/route] C183 [with] Martin & Bill [weather] low cloud, windy, mostly dry

Neil Bennett walked up on August 13th, 2017 [from/via/route] Walked from the Forestry Commission site at Darling How via Graystones en route to Lord's Seat. [with] Pam Bennett, Oliver Bennett, Thomas Bennett. [weather] Sunny with light cloud.

Derek Parkin climbed on March 25th, 2016 [from/via/route] Graystones [with] Lynn Parkin [weather] brezzy

Beth Webster bagged on April 27th, 2014 [with] Hannah phillips

Chris Sheard hiked on April 30th, 2015 [from/via/route] Ridge from Lords Seat [with] Solo [weather] Pleasant good views not at all tiring - Enjoyed the circuit. Great view over Solway. Nice folk to chat to

Dave Gay summited on April 22nd, 2017 [from/via/route] From Cokermouth Travellodge to Thornthwaite via Embleton High Common, Kirk Fell, Graystones, Widow Hause, Broom Fell, Lord's Seat and Barf. [with] Nathaniel [weather] Sunny

Leon Harvey conquered on January 29th, 2017 [with] Solo [weather] snow

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

Mark Davidson walked up on March 17th, 2005 [with] Mike [weather] Grey and low cloud

Anthony Scott climbed on September 17th, 2016 [from/via/route] Scawgill Bridge car park [with] me [weather] 16 degress, few white clouds and very sunny - Nice easy walk from Lord's Seat and quick route down from the cairn via the wall.

Victoria Bates bagged on August 1st, 2016 [from/via/route] From Graystones, down via High Lorton path [with] Mark [weather] Sunny

Dave Eyes hiked on July 9th, 2016 [from/via/route] from Lords Seat [with] Christine Eyes [weather] Wet and windy

Jon Mapp summited on June 25th, 2016 [from/via/route] C183 [with] Suzzanné, Caroline and Robin [weather] Good clear day not too warm - drizzle at the end - great views - At the end of the walk through the forest to Whinlatter the path seems to have changed - no clear route to the top.

Michael Nolan conquered on April 26th, 2016 [from/via/route] with Barf and Greystones and Lord's Seat [weather] sun rain sleet hail snow!

Andrew Wood scaled on March 20th, 2016 [from/via/route] Trail [with] Adele [weather] Warm & sunny

Mark Luckett walked up on October 22nd, 2015 [from/via/route] Scawgill car park to Gravestones, Broom Fell and Lords Seat [with] Susan Luckett [weather] Horribly windy and very cold. - Birthday girl. Very steep ascent to start with and extremely windy. Struggled to stand up at times.

John Almond climbed on August 8th, 2015 [from/via/route] go4awalk c183 - From Whinlatter Forest Park Visitors Centre - Barf - Lord's Seat - Broom Fell - Graystones. Didn't do Whinlatter [weather] Sunny with scattered clouds. fresh wind on tops - Didn't do Whinlatter due to missing a path in the forest and feeling rather knackered! Returned to car along road south of Whinlatter.

Nick Dobson bagged on July 22nd, 2015 [from/via/route] whinlatter [with] Margaret & Ralph [weather] Cloudy with light showers - Also bagged Barf & Lords Seat

Claire Lloyd hiked on March 31st, 2013 [from/via/route] From Graystones via Widow Hause [with] Family

David Noble summited on April 18th, 2015 [from/via/route] Whinlatter Forest [with] Jack [weather] Sunny

Elaine Evans conquered on March 19th, 2015 [from/via/route] Parked at Whinlatter, walked via Lord's Seat to Broom Fell then on to Greystones and back to car by Spout Force. [with] Sue [weather] Dry and hazy - Steep descent from Greystones to river in the valley, followed river to waterfall then had to retrace steps to footbridge and climb 'steps' up bank on opposite side to make way back to car.

Colin Egan scaled on March 30th, 2011 [with] My wife Faith, friend Anita

Tracey Cowell walked up on December 3rd, 2014 [with] On my own [weather] Sunny and frosty

Kevin Parnham climbed on November 3rd, 2014 [from/via/route] From bottom of whinlatter pass via Sale Fell [with] Jo [weather] Showery day which gradually got worse - Long drag between Sale Fell and Broom Fell

Angela O'neill bagged on July 9th, 2014 [from/via/route] Whinlatter Pass [with] John [weather] Warm & dry

Joanne Mcgawley hiked on June 6th, 2014 [with] Rich [weather] Warm - 10.81 miles

Phillip Bulley summited on July 6th, 2014 [from/via/route] Whinlatter and Graystones. [with] Judith and Toby. [weather] Sunny

Keith Eastman conquered on June 11th, 2014 [from/via/route] c183

Jacqueline Debbie Tonks scaled on April 5th, 2014 [from/via/route] Darling How farm Whinlatter [with] Pete Tonks [weather] Drizzly but quite warm

Harry Meijer walked up on June 12th, 2014 [from/via/route] Above Whinlatter [with] The Lake District Walker

Clive Ward climbed on February 21st, 2014 [from/via/route] Cottage in the Woods, Whinlatter, Barf [with] Hazel [weather] See Barf

Graham Coules bagged on April 18th, 2012 [from/via/route] Barf, Lords Seat [with] Dale [weather] Windy. Cold

Chris Bramley hiked on February 2nd, 2014 [from/via/route] Barf and lords seat [with] Jaqui, Blake Darren [weather] Windy

Gill Watson summited during October, 2010 [from/via/route] from graystones [with] Gill

Darren Mortimer conquered on August 3rd, 2013 [from/via/route] Whinlatter Pass [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Warm and very windy

Les Wrightson scaled on June 15th, 2013 [from/via/route] c183 [with] tan [weather] sunny spells

Tony Aspden walked up on May 17th, 2010 [with] Andy [weather] Fine and sunny

John Tippins climbed on April 6th, 2013 [from/via/route] Lord's Seat [with] just me [weather] sunny, bright

Iain Taylor bagged on March 30th, 2013 [from/via/route] Whinlatter Forest Park NY 20774 24465

Dale Verrall hiked on August 29th, 2010 [from/via/route] Bassenthwaite - Walk number C183 [with] Rachel [weather] Sunny but windy

Martin Cowell summited on February 20th, 2013 [with] Suzanne [weather] Cold dry and sunny

Wayne Baxter conquered on April 22nd, 2011 [from/via/route] Powter How, Barf, Lord Seat, Broom Fell, Powter How [with] Sue, Trevor & Wendy [weather] Sunny

Gerry Smith scaled on July 13th, 2012 [from/via/route] Greystones from Scargill Bridge. [with] Alone [weather] Fine, sunny and breezy

Charlie Housley walked up on May 13th, 2012 [from/via/route] Ridge route from Lord`s Seat. [with] Solo. [weather] Dry but with very strong gusting winds. - Be glad to get off the tops after being battered by the winds.

Lisa Cooke climbed on May 5th, 2012 [from/via/route] from whinalatter [with] alan [weather] nice

Christine Knowles bagged on September 23rd, 2011 [from/via/route] Thornthwaite, Barf, Lord's Seat [with] Graham [weather] Dull, bit of a drizzle

Melanie Dunn, David Kelley, David Kelley, David Watson, David Shaw, Robert Maclean, David Laws, Louis Smith, Louise Sandwith, David Hickin, Elaine Grayson, Pam Armstrong, Patricia Dilley, Simon Duerden, Jonathan Tobin, Adrian Roberts, Raymond Barnett, Paul Booth, Tracey Cordes, Linda Mckeogh, Sarah Lowe, Trevor Williams, Rob Barklamb, Paul Henderson, John Cuthbert, Jacqui Smith, Carol Juden, Patrick Buckland, Stephen Millington, Andy Nicholls, Jeanette Coward, Ray O'Hara, Linda Walker and John Southward have all walked, climbed & bagged Broom Fell.

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

Broom Fell summit cairn

Broom Fell summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (148)

Graystones above Widow Hause from Broom Fell

Graystones above Widow Hause from Broom Fell

Photo: Alan Wainwright (149)

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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