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Great Mell Fell
537m (1762ft)

The Eastern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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Wainwright
(No. 154)

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English Dewey
99th highest in England,
229th in England & Wales

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67th highest in England,
901st highest in Great Britain

Walk Great Mell Fell walking UK Mountains in The Eastern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

Great Mell Fell

Photo: Gerry Ball

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OS Explorer Map OL5
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)


OS Landranger Map 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)



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

Jeremy Torrance walked up on October 25th, 2021 [from/via/route] Road [with] Alone [weather] Good autumn

Michael Nolan climbed on October 13th, 2021 [with] Morag had a cut foot so on my todd [weather] Drizzled

Tim Winn bagged on October 2nd, 2021 [from/via/route] Brownriggs Farm [with] Barry, Roger, Paul, Andy and Dave [weather] Wet ………. Very wet!

Clare Tait hiked on August 7th, 2021 [from/via/route] From pull in at base of fell following clear paths to the top. [with] Charlie [weather] Drizzle then heavy rain. - No. 70 Wainwright. Sad that we have kept this as a quick ascent on a rainy day. I feel this fell would be a beautiful place to linger & enjoy the views. No issues at all. Would be great with children. Enjoyable despite the rain.

Paul Talbot-Greaves summited on July 28th, 2021 [with] Paul Drury [weather] Sunny spells & showers.

Iain Taylor conquered on June 13th, 2021 [from/via/route] NY 40744 24680 [weather] Sunny

John Bryers scaled on May 20th, 2021 [from/via/route] Parked at Matterdale End (Just up road near Broenrigg Farm on left just after lane running along side Great Mell Fell). Taking the lane on left, over a style about 500m up lane onto fell. Path runs along edge of wooded area, rising steelply onto ridge. Walked ridge to Larch & Oak wood & on to top where we found a smaall cairn marking the top. Good views, but it was raining & limited views acros Helvelyn range a little. [with] With Bill Dale and Mark (Karens boyfriend)and Mya Poppy (Who was sick in my car enroute for walk!). [weather] Forcast spot on, rain at 10am, rained throughout the walk with some string wind at times. Most unpleasant, especially the latter part of the walk after lunch from car. - We returned to car for coffee & shelter due to rain. Set off towards Little Mell Fell & Gowbarrow, but got rained off & did a small circular route via 'The Hill' & back along road to car for drying out & some lunch.

Martin Hartshorne walked up on May 7th, 2021 [from/via/route] roadside thro the woods to the top [with] finley [weather] showers to start then glorious sunshine - 2nd of the day for the young pup

Christina Lander climbed on April 20th, 2021 [from/via/route] Brownrigg Farm - Great Mell Fell - Brownrigg Farm - Foxhill Farm - The Hause - Little Mell Fell - The Hause - back along the lane to Brownrigg Farm [with] Dick [weather] Dry & hazy - On the first afternoon of our holiday staying in Embleton

Christine Shepherd bagged on April 24th, 2010 [from/via/route] I used walk c309 from Brownrigg Farm Walked up this fell again on another glorious day 11.04.2021. Just up & down from the farm. [with] On my own [weather] Fine & clear

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Great Mell Fell

*Blencathra and the Northern Fells from the summit of Great Mell Fell

*Blencathra and the Northern Fells from the summit of Great Mell Fell

Photo: Andy Malcolm (78)

Great Mell Fell from Little Mell Fell

Great Mell Fell from Little Mell Fell

Photo: Stephen Dawson (36)

Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) from Great Mell Fell

Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) from Great Mell Fell

Photo: David Hayter (213)

Ullswater featuring Patterdale & Glenridding (left), Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) (centre left), Great Mell Fell (centre), Little Mell Fell (centre right) and Pooley Bridge (right) from Hallin Fell summit

Ullswater featuring Patterdale & Glenridding (left), Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) (centre left), Great Mell Fell (centre), Little Mell Fell (centre right) and Pooley Bridge (right) from Hallin Fell summit

Photo: Chris Brankin (12)

Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) Summit and Great Mell Fell

Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) Summit and Great Mell Fell

Photo: David Hayter (209)

Great Mell Fell Summit cairn with Sharp Edge (left) clearly visible beyond

Great Mell Fell Summit cairn with Sharp Edge (left) clearly visible beyond

Photo: David Hayter (214)

Path to Great Mell Fell near Matterdale End

Path to Great Mell Fell near Matterdale End

Photo: David Hayter (211)

Great Mell Fell and Little Mell Fell from Hallin Fell

Great Mell Fell and Little Mell Fell from Hallin Fell

Photo: Chris Brankin (14)

Great Mell Fell Summit cairn with Sharp Edge , Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top) beyond

Great Mell Fell Summit cairn with Sharp Edge , Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top) beyond

Photo: David Hayter (215)

Great Mell Fell summit cairn

Great Mell Fell summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (499)

Great Mell Fell summit cairn - with Blencathra (or Saddleback) in the background

Great Mell Fell summit cairn - with Blencathra (or Saddleback) in the background

Photo: David Baines (11)

Little Mell Fell from Great Mell Fell

Little Mell Fell from Great Mell Fell

Photo: Stephen Dawson (37)


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