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Gavel Fell
526m (1726ft)

The Western Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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(No. 159)

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124th highest in England,
285th in England & Wales

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

Gavel Fell Summit

Photo: Raymond Brown

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


OS Landranger Map 89
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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Gavel Fell Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Gavel Fell

Richard Fulcher walked up on April 20th, 2022 [from/via/route] Parked in Maggies Bridge car park near Loweswater. Walked up through High Nook Farm & around the top of Holme Wood & then ascended up to Burnbank Fell. Continued on to Blake Fell, Gavel Fell & finally Hen Comb. Returned down Loweswater Fell to the hotel in Loweswater for a pint & a lager in the sun! [with] Jen [weather] A perfect day for walking - sunshine, light winds & some cloud in the afternoon. - Good packed lunch with chocolate biscuits & cake!

Christine Shepherd climbed on May 30th, 2010 [from/via/route] From Maggie's Bridge using walk c212 Climbed again using walk c413 on 14.10.21 [with] On my own [weather] Bright & sunny - A very quiet walk. Did meet one man who simply said, 'Hewitts or Wainwrights?' by way of greeting. Us fell baggers are a funny lot!

Pete George bagged on August 28th, 2021 [from/via/route] Loweswater [with] Roco [weather] Sunny

Michael Austin hiked on October 13th, 2020 [from/via/route] C212

Darren Wilson summited on June 2nd, 2021 [from/via/route] Fellbarrow, Low Fell, Burnbank Fell, Gavel Fell & Blake Fell [with] Lone [weather] Sunny dry beautiful day out

Michael Nolan conquered on May 11th, 2021 [from/via/route] Maggies bridge [with] Morag the lurcher [weather] lovely morning awful afternoon just down in time

Claire Murray scaled on March 7th, 2021 [from/via/route] Burnbank Fell, Blake Fell, Gavel Fell, Hen Comb & Mellbeck from Loweswater [with] Vitor [weather] Lovely! - Lovely walk over peaty ground, would be very boggy in the rain

Chris Sheard walked up on October 25th, 2020 [from/via/route] Across from Blake fell [with] Jamie [weather] Winds developing past 30mph gusts feeling cold on body - Sun broke through against weather reports, warmed up pleasant

Christina Lander climbed on October 18th, 2020 [from/via/route] Maggie's Bridge, Loweswater - Mosedale Beck - Hen Comb - Gavel Fell - Blake Fell - Burnbank Fell - Holme Wood - Maggie's Bridge [with] Dick [weather] Bright start, then in the clouds on Hen Combe. Then bright with good visibility for the rest of the walk - Very boggy, might not do this exact walk again!

Nick Dobson bagged on March 21st, 2020 [from/via/route] Maggie's Bridge [with] Margaret and Ralph [weather] clear & sunny but chilling wind - Topped Brown Crag first before moving onto Gavel Fell. We then continued onto Hen Comb. First of 2020

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

Cairn on the summit of Gavel Fell

Cairn on the summit of Gavel Fell

Photo: Christine Shepherd (841)

The cairn on the summit of Gavel Fell

The cairn on the summit of Gavel Fell

Photo: Raymond Brown (44)

Hen Comb (left), Gavel Fell, Carling Knott and Burnbank Fell (right) from Scale Hill, Loweswater

Hen Comb (left), Gavel Fell, Carling Knott and Burnbank Fell (right) from Scale Hill, Loweswater

Photo: Philip Butler (10)


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