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Fellbarrow
416m (1365ft)

The Western Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England

The summit of Fellbarrow is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.


Record Fellbarrow as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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(No. 198)

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Walk Fellbarrow walking UK Mountains in The Western Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria, England

Fellbarrow Summit

Photo: David Hayter

You can find Fellbarrow & all the walks that climb it on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

The Lake District National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL4 The English Lakes - North Western area


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Map (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

89 West Cumbria, Cockermouth & Wast Water


See Fellbarrow and the surrounding tops on our free-to-access 'Google Style' Peak Bagging Maps:

See Fellbarrow and the surrounding tops on our downloadable PDF Peak Bagging Maps:

NB: Whether you print off a copy on to paper or download it to your phone, these PDF Peak Baggers Maps will prove incredibly useful when your are up there on the tops and you cannot get a phone signal!


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You can walk to the top of Fellbarrow by using either of these 2 easy‑to‑follow route maps:
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Walk c275 Darling Fell, Low Fell and Fellbarrow from Loweswater

Fabulous views of Loweswater

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 7.75ml (12.5km)
Ascent:1,923ft (586m)
Time:4.75hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 5 Icon (Moderate)
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Walk c132 Low Fell and Fellbarrow from Lanthwaite Wood

Fabulous lake views

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 8.75ml (14km)
Ascent:1,884ft (574m)
Time:5 hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 6 Icon (Moderate)

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

Christine Shepherd walked up Fellbarrow on June 1st, 2010 [from/via/route] Used Walk c275 from Loweswater Climbed again on 28.4.2021 using the same walk.Climbed with a small group from H4TH on 17.9.22. My first walk after a flare up of arthritis in my ankle bone. [with] On my own [weather] Evening sunshine - As I got to the summit I was a bit concerned to see a large bull guarding the Trig point. I didn't get too close!

Simon Boddy climbed Fellbarrow on May 1st, 2023 [from/via/route] Loweswater [with] My girlfriend [weather] Fair

Ian Ashton bagged Fellbarrow on May 20th, 2023 [from/via/route] I [with] Family and Hard man's

Richard Marchant hiked Fellbarrow on September 24th, 2022 [from/via/route] Parked at Thackwaithe & basically a quick walk up to Low Fell first then across to Fellbarrow & back down to Thackwaithe & a bit of roadside parking where I had left my car. [with] On my Own [weather] Clear Sunny day with little or no breeze.

Tim Winn summited Fellbarrow on May 26th, 2022 [with] Barry [weather] Rain & wind. Ended up sunny.

John Tippins conquered Fellbarrow on October 14th, 2021 [from/via/route] Loweswater [with] Afia [weather] Beautiful sunny, warm day, cloudless to begin with, scattered clouds later in the day.

Erin Ryan scaled Fellbarrow on September 24th, 2021 [from/via/route] Thackwaite - Lots of cloud

Claire Murray walked up Fellbarrow on July 9th, 2021 [from/via/route] Small National Trust Car Park. Then around Loweswater & up Fellbarrow & Low Fell [with] Vitor [weather] Lovely day - Nice walk but the lower fells

Paul Macey climbed Fellbarrow on August 18th, 2021 [from/via/route] C275 [weather] Very low cloud

Richard Fulcher bagged Fellbarrow on July 26th, 2021 [from/via/route] Walked from Loweswater car park up around Darling Fell, up Low Fell & then across to Fellbarrow. Back down Mosser Fell & around Loweswater via Watergate Farm to the car park. About 8 miles. [with] Jen [weather] Warm sunny day with a little high cloud. A breeze on the tops. T shirt weather. - Jen struggled at first with the heat, headache & nausea.

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Fellbarrow

Fellbarrow and Low Fell (right) across the Vale of Lorton

Fellbarrow and Low Fell (right) across the Vale of Lorton

Photo: Chris Brankin (24)

Loweswater Fell featuring Darling Fell, Low Fell and Fellbarrow from Lanthwaite Green

Loweswater Fell featuring Darling Fell, Low Fell and Fellbarrow from Lanthwaite Green

Photo: A. Wainwright (48)

Lorton Vale from Fellbarrow

Lorton Vale from Fellbarrow

Photo: David Hayter (158)

Whiteside (Crummock) (left), Mellbreak (centre) and Fellbarrow (right) from Setmurthy Common (Watch Hill)

Whiteside (Crummock) (left), Mellbreak (centre) and Fellbarrow (right) from Setmurthy Common (Watch Hill)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (590)

Dodd (Crummock) and the Loweswater Fells (Darling Fell, Low Fell and Fellbarrow) from the upper slopes of Whiteside (Crummock)

Dodd (Crummock) and the Loweswater Fells (Darling Fell, Low Fell and Fellbarrow) from the upper slopes of Whiteside (Crummock)

Photo: A. Wainwright (56)

Fellbarrow summit trig point

Fellbarrow summit trig point

Photo: Christine Shepherd (909)

The view is across the Vale of Lorton towards Whiteside (left), High Stile and Red Pike (Buttermere), Mellbreck (centre) and Fellbarrow and Low Fell (right)

The view is across the Vale of Lorton towards Whiteside (left), High Stile and Red Pike (Buttermere), Mellbreck (centre) and Fellbarrow and Low Fell (right)

Photo: Chris Brankin (21)

Whiteside from Fellbarrow

Whiteside from Fellbarrow

Photo: David Hayter (155)

Harrot (centre) and Whiteside (Crummock) (centre left), Mellbreak (centre right) and Fellbarrow (far right) from Setmurthy Common (Watch Hill)

Harrot (centre) and Whiteside (Crummock) (centre left), Mellbreak (centre right) and Fellbarrow (far right) from Setmurthy Common (Watch Hill)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (589)

Loweswater with Fellbarrow and Low Fell from Hen Comb

Loweswater with Fellbarrow and Low Fell from Hen Comb

Photo: Gerry Ball (35)

Mellbreak, Mellbreak (North Top), Gavel Fell, Blake Fell, Carling Knott, Burnbank Fell and Loweswater Fell featuring Darling Fell, Low Fell and Fellbarrow from Lanthwaite Green

Mellbreak, Mellbreak (North Top), Gavel Fell, Blake Fell, Carling Knott, Burnbank Fell and Loweswater Fell featuring Darling Fell, Low Fell and Fellbarrow from Lanthwaite Green

Photo: A. Wainwright (49)


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