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Holme Fell
317m (1040ft)

The Southern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


Record Holme Fell as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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(No. 213)

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English Marilyn
125th highest in England,
1351st highest in Great Britain

Walk Holme Fell walking UK Mountains in The Southern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria, England

Holme Fell Summit

Photo: Raymond Brown

You can find Holme Fell & 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):

OL7 The English Lakes - South Eastern area


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

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

See Holme Fell 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 Holme Fell by using this easy‑to‑follow route map:
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Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill

Fine views of Tarn Hows and southern lakeland

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 8.25ml (13km)
Ascent:1,995ft (608m)
Time:5 hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 6 Icon (Moderate)

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

Claire Rigg walked up Holme Fell on March 20th, 2022 [with] Heidi [weather] Sunny

Geoff Hand climbed Holme Fell on February 26th, 2024 [from/via/route] Walk c353, walked from Yew Tree Farm passed Yew tree tarnup through Uskdale gap to Holme Fell. Then down to Wythebank & High & low Oxenfell Farm onto Low Arnside & Black Crag.Back by Iron Keld & Tarn Hows down Tom Gill Falls. [with] John Dooley & Tess (Jack Russell) [weather] Sunny Intervals, very cold. - Nice walk, lots of woods, sheep, Belted Galloways, hunting Sparrow Hawk & ducks!

David Higginbottom bagged Holme Fell on October 7th, 2023 [from/via/route] From peak bagging book No25 [with] Carolyn [weather] Very poor - Very rough scrambling not nice walk

Chris Sheard hiked Holme Fell on April 20th, 2023 [from/via/route] Up from Glen Mary Bridge Car Park [with] Sue Barbara & George, [weather] Fine light cooling winds strengthening through the day - What a cracking day it was, perfect in every way. Saw a Pine Marten by the Quarry near hedge close. Lovely views from the top of Holme Fell

Emma Simmonds summited Holme Fell on August 12th, 2018 [from/via/route] From Yew Tree Farm, Coniston. [with] Kevin, Sam, Belle, Keith, Hil, Marg and Joe [weather] Dry, sunny. Great views

Kevin Marsden conquered Holme Fell on February 5th, 2022 [from/via/route] Seatoller [weather] Torrential rain & strong wind

Sarah Moore scaled Holme Fell on August 14th, 2022 [from/via/route] c353 [with] On my own [weather] Lovely morning walk - not too tough & very different with lots of trees & shade going round

Christine Shepherd walked up Holme Fell on April 10th, 2010 [from/via/route] Walked from Tom Gill car park using walk c353. Climbed again on 29.8.20 from Tarn Hows using the same walk. Climbed for a third time on 5.8.22 with Hannah [with] On my own [weather] Spring sunshine

John Tippins climbed Holme Fell on July 14th, 2022 [from/via/route] Route C353. From Tom Gill car park, A593 [with] With Afia, Zahra and Farah [weather] Forecast was 18˚C with rain. Warmer than forecast, very slight misty rain for a short while, not enough for waterproofs. Sunny most of the day.

Steve Cookson bagged Holme Fell on March 23rd, 2022 [from/via/route] From Tarn Hows walk C353 [with] Gillie [weather] Beautiful! light winds, perfect!

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

Heather and crags on Holme Fell

Heather and crags on Holme Fell

Photo: Raymond Brown (21)

Snow on The Langdale Pikes featuring Pike of Stickle (Pike o' Stickle), Loft Crag and Harrison Stickle from Holme Fell

Snow on The Langdale Pikes featuring Pike of Stickle (Pike o' Stickle), Loft Crag and Harrison Stickle from Holme Fell

Photo: Rob Barklamb (40)

The Langdale Pikes from Holme Fell

The Langdale Pikes from Holme Fell

Photo: Raymond Brown (20)

Sedbergh from Arant Haw with Long Rigg Fell and Holme Fell beyond

Sedbergh from Arant Haw with Long Rigg Fell and Holme Fell beyond

Photo: Andy Malcolm (1)

Helvellyn and Fairfield from Holme Fell

Helvellyn and Fairfield from Holme Fell

Photo: Raymond Brown (26)

The Old Man of Coniston from Holme Fell

The Old Man of Coniston from Holme Fell

Photo: Raymond Brown (25)

Reflections in Yew Tree Tarn below Holme Fell

Reflections in Yew Tree Tarn below Holme Fell

Photo: Andy Malcolm (77)

Holme Fell summit

Holme Fell summit

Photo: David Hayter (252)

Holme Fell from Yew Tree Tarn near Tarn Hows

Holme Fell from Yew Tree Tarn near Tarn Hows

Photo: Andy Malcolm (36)

The Langdale Pikes from Holme Fell

The Langdale Pikes from Holme Fell

Photo: Raymond Brown (24)

Holme Fell summit cairn

Holme Fell summit cairn

Photo: David Hayter (253)

Wetherlam from Holme Fell

Wetherlam from Holme Fell

Photo: Raymond Brown (23)


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