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Holme Fell
317m (1040ft)

The Southern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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Holme Fell Summit

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

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

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

Richard Marchant conquered Holme Fell on September 11th, 2021 [from/via/route] Route taken as per map C353, I Started the walk from the NT car park near Yew Tree Tarn on the A593 road to Coniston. Walked a long the road a short distance to Yew Tree Farm & then followed a path through the trees & eventually coming out on top of Holme Fell. Here I followed a path that took me north to Wythebank & then followed a track that took me back to the A593 which I crossed & followed a path to Low Arnside & eventually up on to Black Crag. From here I took a path down to Tarn Hows & then back down to my car. [with] Just myself [weather] Damp/drizzling although very humid & muggy. No views to be had today even being so low. - Another awesome morning out in the Lakes despite the weather.

David Lord scaled Holme Fell on September 26th, 2015 [from/via/route] From Tarn Howes car park. [with] Debbie Lord [weather] Sunny day. - A climb that I enjoyed, but my wife didn't enjoy the walk. Not quite sure why. Each to their own!

Pete George walked up Holme Fell on June 23rd, 2021 [with] Roco [weather] Clear

Carl Tillotson climbed Holme Fell on July 9th, 2021 [from/via/route] 6pm from Glen Mary car park, via Uskdale Gap. [with] June [weather] Overcast with breaking sun, warm & muggy - Spotted a deer in the woods during the ascent. Forgot the jungle spray both of us bitten. Did not go for Black Crag due to darkness approaching. Decided to stroll around Tarn Hows, will revisit to do the proper route.

Christina Lander bagged Holme Fell on June 9th, 2021 [from/via/route] Glen Mary Bridge - Yew Tree Tarn - Holme Fell - Man Crag - Black Fell - Tarn Hows - Glen Mary Bridge [with] Dick [weather] Started off cloudy with a bit of rain, but brightened up later. Very warm - During our holiday at Station House, Troutbeck, Penrith

Tim Winn hiked Holme Fell on May 15th, 2021 [from/via/route] Keswick [with] Robin [weather] Good

Claire Kirk summited Holme Fell on May 2nd, 2021 [from/via/route] Tarn Hows [with] Phil [weather] Changeable - rain, sun, cold

John Fenwick conquered Holme Fell on August 30th, 2020 [from/via/route] Parked on A593 lay by at Smithy Brow turning. Used route from All Trails app [with] Romany [weather] Sunny day. Some wind up top - Didn't complete entire walk due to hard to follow footpaths. Missed walking Black Fell. Will have to come back...

Tony Kenny scaled Holme Fell on June 13th, 2015 [from/via/route] Tilberthwaite Quarry car park [with] Kitty [weather] Dry & mild; very cold Dry & mild

Julie Hill walked up Holme Fell on July 7th, 2020 [from/via/route] Yew Tree car park Coniston [with] Dave Hill [weather] Showery

Angela Moroney climbed Holme Fell during 2019 [with] BUDDY BOY

Adrian Howard bagged Holme Fell on May 13th, 2013 [from/via/route] Tarn Hows Car park

John Bryers hiked Holme Fell on March 21st, 2020 [from/via/route] Second attempt as the first time about 2 months ago, I never found the top of Helme Fell due to mist! [with] With Mya my faithful 13 year old Patterdale Terrier. [weather] Weather fine but cold winds at times some brief warm sun & great views.

Michael Nolan summited Holme Fell on January 28th, 2018 [from/via/route] tarn hows [weather] cold sleet & wind

Mike Walker has conquered Holme Fell [with] Alone

Andrew Johnson scaled Holme Fell on October 4th, 2019 [from/via/route] Glen Mary car park [with] Ted [weather] Cloudy

Ben Perry walked up Holme Fell on April 14th, 2019 [from/via/route] Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) & Tarn Hows from Tom Gill [with] Sarah Perry [weather] Windy!

Paul Macey climbed Holme Fell on June 17th, 2019 [from/via/route] Langdale onto black cragg afterward [with] Luke Macey [weather] dry some sun

Nick Dobson bagged Holme Fell on April 7th, 2019 [from/via/route] The Drunken Duck Inn onto Black Fell then down to OxenFell before ascending up Uskdale Gap [with] Margaret, & Ralph [weather] bright sunny April day - Returned to car via Tarn How's with an overall walk of 10 miles

John Almond hiked Holme Fell on March 28th, 2019 [from/via/route] From Tarn Howes car park - Cumbria Way - Oxen Fell High Cross - Hodge Close - HOLME FELL - Glen Mary Bridge - Tarn Howes - [weather] Good for time of year - Wainwright 155

Clare Tait summited Holme Fell on February 17th, 2019 [from/via/route] Using Birkett route from Oxendale down to Hodge Close. [with] Charlie [weather] Dull morning but fine afternoon giving amazing views - Amazing views from a relatively low fell. Would just go up & down from Hodge Close next time.

David Richards conquered Holme Fell on May 15th, 2013 [with] Kiwi and Tinker Fran and Paige

Simon Myerscough scaled Holme Fell on September 30th, 2018 [from/via/route] C353 from Glen Mary Car Park, Coniston [with] Joanne Myerscough [weather] Occasional drizzle, sometimes heavy getting brighter in afternoon

Lucy Perchard walked up Holme Fell on September 4th, 2018 [from/via/route] Tarn Hows & Black Fell [with] Tony but walked the first part of the route to Tarn Hows with Mum, Dad and Maisie [weather] Dry with sunny spells - Great views of the Langdale Pikes; navigation a bit tricky on the Fell as paths appeared/disappeared

Julie Ross climbed Holme Fell on October 26th, 2017 [with] Mike and John [weather] Sunny

Peter Fielding bagged Holme Fell on February 25th, 2018 [from/via/route] from tarn hows zero degrees zero breeze zero cloud what a perfect day climbed black fell & holme fell then back in time for the man city arsenal league cup final [with] Peter and Ruth [weather] perfect - amazing slate quarry with pool

Chris Kent hiked Holme Fell on October 15th, 2015 [from/via/route] Tarn Moes [with] Karen [weather] Sunny

Thomas Mccann summited Holme Fell on January 10th, 2018 [from/via/route] Glen Mary carpark [with] Buzz the staffy [weather] Damp winter morning - Nice easy walk.

Richard Marshall conquered Holme Fell on September 17th, 2017 [from/via/route] C353 Holme Fell [with] Bo [weather] Sunny

Andrew Joss scaled Holme Fell on July 25th, 2017 [from/via/route] Coniston [with] Barbara [weather] Cloudy & windy

Dave Eyes walked up Holme Fell on June 30th, 2017 [from/via/route] Tarn Hows car park, Yew Tree Tarn [with] Christine Eyes [weather] Lovely day, good walking weather, great views

Simon Boddy climbed Holme Fell on June 27th, 2017 [from/via/route] Little Langdale [with] HF Holidays [weather] Persistent rain & misty

Martin Hunt bagged Holme Fell on March 7th, 2017 [with] Susan

Darren Wilson hiked Holme Fell on February 12th, 2016 [from/via/route] Holme fell Black Fell [with] with Mike Dan Kev Kerry & Anthony [weather] wet

Richard Fulcher summited Holme Fell on January 7th, 2017 [from/via/route] Tarn Hows car park [with] Jen [weather] Low cloud & very misty - Walked back around Tarn Hows & took a few pics before arriving back at the car. We were staying in a small cottage at Outgate for 2 nights (Sat & Sun).

Mark Davidson conquered Holme Fell on August 8th, 2005 [with] Theresa [weather] Lovely & sunny - just beautiful

Doug Martin scaled Holme Fell on October 18th, 2012 [from/via/route] Glen Mary Bridge [with] John - Go back & do again - not sure if actually achieved summit. Actually went back with Fell walkers & did both sides to satisfy summit reached.

Phillip Bulley walked up Holme Fell on June 10th, 2016 [from/via/route] From Layby on the A593 [with] Judith and Ruby. [weather] Overcast but very warm.

Elaine Evans climbed Holme Fell on May 24th, 2016 [from/via/route] Parked at Glen Mary bridge car park, walked through Harry Guards Wood & Uskdale Gap to Holme Fell, descended towards the disused quarries & continued to Black Crag. [with] Christine and Carol Ann [weather] Beautiful sunny day initially then warm & cloudy with the occasional breeze. - Lovely views from a relatively small fell. Walk route c353.

Phill Brown bagged Holme Fell on May 8th, 2016 [from/via/route] C353 [with] Anne [weather] Hottest day of the year 27 Degrees

Colin Millar hiked Holme Fell on April 15th, 2016 [from/via/route] Tran Hows [weather] Grey & wet

David Baines summited Holme Fell on April 19th, 2016 [from/via/route] Yew Dale Farm [with] Alone [weather] Warm & Sunny - A pleasant short walk with some outstanding views on a day like this. Watch out for the herd of "Belted Galloways", a great picture opportinty.

Gillian Coles conquered Holme Fell on February 15th, 2015 [from/via/route] Yew tree farm [weather] Sunny

Phil Higgins has scaled Holme Fell [from/via/route] Yew Tree Farm [with] Su Higgins [weather] Snow lying & further snow later on.

David Butterfield has walked up Holme Fell [with] Julie

Anthony Scott climbed Holme Fell on September 23rd, 2015 [from/via/route] Tom Gill car park [with] me [weather] Cool, white clouds, little wind. Chilly at the top at only 12 degrees - Walk 353 done but better to split into 2 easy 'rainy' day walks as navigating is hard at times

David Noble bagged Holme Fell on May 2nd, 2015 [from/via/route] Tom Gill [with] Kelly and Jack [weather] Overcast & Light rain

Tracey Cowell hiked Holme Fell on April 30th, 2015 [from/via/route] yew tree tarn & uskdale gap [with] sister [weather] sunny & the odd shower

Andy Pearce summited Holme Fell on April 10th, 2015 [from/via/route] Glen Mary Car Park [with] Anita Pearce [weather] Hazy, Warm

Andrew Wood conquered Holme Fell on October 5th, 2014 [with] family & friends [weather] Cool & drizzly - We scattered my wonderful husband Andrews ashes xx

Kevin Parnham scaled Holme Fell on January 25th, 2015 [from/via/route] From Tom Gill [with] Jo [weather] Rain all day & windy higher up

Andrew Martin walked up Holme Fell on January 4th, 2015 [from/via/route] tarn hows [with] family

Leon Harvey climbed Holme Fell on November 9th, 2014 [from/via/route] c353 [with] Solo [weather] Very Wet

Bella Wella bagged Holme Fell on October 5th, 2014 [from/via/route] Hodge close quarry [with] Paul

Cheryl Hawkes hiked Holme Fell on June 16th, 2014 [from/via/route] Tongue Intake Plantation - High Oxen Fell - Hodge Close - Holme Ground - Uskdale Gap - Hog Bank [with] Steve [weather] Fine

Keith Eastman summited Holme Fell on July 29th, 2014 [from/via/route] c353

Craig Steeland conquered Holme Fell on July 16th, 2014 [from/via/route] National Trust Yew Tree Tarn car park [with] On my own [weather] Steady rain, low mist & fairly strong wind. Very unpleasant. - Struggled to find the summit in mist. No views once on top!

Harry Meijer scaled Holme Fell on June 18th, 2014 [from/via/route] Custom/Private Walk [with] The Lake District Walker

Victoria Bates walked up Holme Fell on February 18th, 2014 [weather] Rainy

Gill Watson climbed Holme Fell on May 27th, 1996 [with] All 5

Charlie Housley has bagged Holme Fell [from/via/route] From the lay by at Yew Tree Tarn. [with] Solo. [weather] Not too bad....but it was definitely the calm before the storm!

Ann Davis hiked Holme Fell on December 10th, 2013 [from/via/route] tarn hows & tom gill [with] sam [weather] dry & grey

Neil Bennett summited Holme Fell on August 19th, 2013 [with] Pam Bennett, Oliver Bennett, Thomas Bennett

Clive Ward conquered Holme Fell during 2009 [from/via/route] Car park on main road - below Tarn Hows [with] Hazel - Several times from 1970's onwards

Jan Dixon scaled Holme Fell on July 30th, 2013 [from/via/route] Yew Tree Farm [with] Tia (10) and Any (8) [weather] sunny

Christine Knowles walked up Holme Fell on May 3rd, 2013 [from/via/route] Tarn Hows via Black Crag [with] Graham [weather] Showery

Matthew Caunt climbed Holme Fell on March 31st, 2013 [from/via/route] Tom Gill car park [with] Julie Caunt & Alex Caunt [weather] High cloud, cold, lying snow, chilly wind. - Second Wainwright bagged with Alex, only 212 to go.

John Senior bagged Holme Fell on February 22nd, 2013 [from/via/route] Tarn howes [weather] very cold but dry

Dale Verrall hiked Holme Fell on May 22nd, 2012 [from/via/route] Skelwith Bridge - Walk number C353 [with] Leigh & Amber [weather] Hot very hot - Leigh's 1st wainwright

Kevan Cassley summited Holme Fell on February 10th, 2013 [from/via/route] c353 - Holme Fell & Black Fell (Black Crag) from Tom Gill [with] wife - Amanda [weather] rain lower levels with snow higher up - After many years walking in the Lake District, we thought we would start officially working through the Wainwright's. Got toally soaked in heavy rain & almost blizzard conditions on the higher grough - fantastic !!

Wayne Baxter conquered Holme Fell on March 25th, 2010 [from/via/route] Tarn Hows, Holme Fell, Black Cragg, Tarn Hows [with] Sue [weather] Cloudy & damp

Stella Nuttall scaled Holme Fell on December 27th, 2012 [from/via/route] from tom gill car park, Holme Fell, Black Fell & Tarm Haws [with] stella christine and ann [weather] dry but very wet under foot. rivers & streams flooded after weeks of heavy rain. Chesters by River for afternoon tea

Lindsay Goodall walked up Holme Fell on November 15th, 2012 [from/via/route] Tilberthwaite to the stream in Little Langdale. Then to Cathedral Cavern & Hodge Close Quarry & up to Holme Fell & back down same route to car park at Tilberthwaite. [with] Shaun and Ben Gilder [weather] overcast but clear autumn day. - It was my son Bens first Wainwright. He was 10.5 weeks old. We saw two deer from the summit.

Tony Deegan climbed Holme Fell on October 7th, 2012 [from/via/route] This & black fell via a route from Skelwith Bridge [with] Terry and Simon [weather] Sunny & clear - Walk no2 & 2 Wainwrights in a day. I was tired but quite chuffed after this.

Chris Bramley bagged Holme Fell on November 4th, 2012 [from/via/route] Yew tree tarn [with] Janet and Neve [weather] Cold clear but the boggiest fell in the lakes

Jane Chiarello hiked Holme Fell on July 5th, 2006 [weather] Bright & windy

Bill Rowlands summited Holme Fell on July 18th, 2012 [from/via/route] Tom Gill car park [with] Jake - the chocolate lab. [weather] started off cloudy but soon turned into a torrential downpour - Was going to do Black Fell also but we bailed out half way around due to the weather.

Darren Mortimer conquered Holme Fell on June 24th, 2012 [from/via/route] Tom Gill car park [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] wet/dry

Erin Ryan, Karen Lythgoe, Dale Sexton, Neil Heywood, Jane Wilkinson, Dawn Roberts, David Kelley, Jenny Godfrey, David Watson, Sharron Barker, John Walter, Louise Sandwith, Simon Clark, Steven Waterhouse, David Shaw, Raymond Barnett, David Laws, Adrian Roberts, Paul Woodburn, Louis Smith, Patricia Dilley, Simon Duerden, Colin Egan, Jonathan Tobin, Steve Frank, Paul Booth, Peter Clark, Tracey Cordes, David Buttress, Linda Mckeogh, Paul Henderson, Trevor Williams, John Kendall, Paul Stevens, John Cuthbert, Rob Barklamb, David Kelley, Stephen Millington, David Richards, Andy Nicholls, Jeanette Coward, Ray O'hara and Linda Walker have all walked, climbed & bagged Holme Fell.

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

Holme Fell summit cairn

Holme Fell summit cairn

Photo: David Hayter (253)

The Langdale Pikes from Holme Fell

The Langdale Pikes from Holme Fell

Photo: Raymond Brown (24)

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)

Holme Fell from Yew Tree Tarn near Tarn Hows

Holme Fell from Yew Tree Tarn near Tarn Hows

Photo: Andy Malcolm (36)

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)

Wetherlam from Holme Fell

Wetherlam from Holme Fell

Photo: Raymond Brown (23)

The Langdale Pikes from Holme Fell

The Langdale Pikes from Holme Fell

Photo: Raymond Brown (20)

Heather and crags on Holme Fell

Heather and crags on Holme Fell

Photo: Raymond Brown (21)

Holme Fell summit

Holme Fell summit

Photo: David Hayter (252)

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)

Helvellyn and Fairfield from Holme Fell

Helvellyn and Fairfield from Holme Fell

Photo: Raymond Brown (26)


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