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Long Side
734m (2409ft)

The Northern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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English Mountain
79th highest in England,
136th in England & Wales

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(No. 71)

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98th highest in England,
168th in England & Wales

Walk Long Side walking UK Mountains in The Northern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

The view from the summit of Long Side

Photo: William Ringwood

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

John Hanlon walked up on September 17th, 2020 [from/via/route] Hotel- Borrowdale Gates Hotel, walk started from Old Sawmill tea room [with] solo [weather] Sunny - 4 Wainwright loop 2 of 4

Geoffrey Robertshaw climbed on September 14th, 2020 [from/via/route] Up from Sawmill Tea room [with] Wife [weather] Great - Great Views at the top

Andrew Douthwaite bagged on June 14th, 2020 [from/via/route] c315 [weather] Mostly Sunny - Quite busy coming out of lockdown

Michael Nolan hiked on February 4th, 2020 [with] Morag [weather] dry cold

Stephen Batson summited on February 14th, 2017 [with] Clare [weather] Very Windy, Snow

Christopher Payne conquered on November 16th, 2019 [from/via/route] From the old sawmill tea cafe va Ullock pike [with] Claire horton [weather] Rain, misty

Richard Beardsley scaled on October 2nd, 2019 [from/via/route] Route C315 starting from the Ravenstone Hotel. [weather] Clear, fine and sunny throughout. - Got dropped off at the Ravenstone Hotel and commenced walk from there at 0950hrs. Did not proceed to point 2 on the suggested route but instead took short cut as shown on the diagram. Rest of the route was followed rigidly. Arrived back at the hotel at 1320hrs. Thoroughly enjoyable day. Other walkers present also making the most of the weather.

Sarah Mattock walked up on August 25th, 2019 [with] Sarah, Ian, Polly, Mikey and Maggie [weather] Sunny and red hot - Nearly kill Maggie in the heat 😱

Jamie Bryan climbed on August 11th, 2019 [from/via/route] c315 [weather] Very cloudy, so no view at all

Richard Marchant bagged on October 11th, 1988 [from/via/route] We parked off a minor road to Orthwaite we made an ascent up to Ullock Pike via the Allerdale Ramlbe footpath then along the Longside Edge to Carl Side and still on the Allerdale Ramble up to the top of Skiddaw. A fantastic day out with my Mum, awesome views and my first ascent of Skiddaw with many more that followed. A lovely memory for me. [with] Mum & Dad [weather] A fine day with not wind wall to wall sunshine - The ascent of Skiddaw was taken during a weeks holiday in the Lakes with Mum and my Dad although I just went out walking up the mountains with my Mum as my Dad was not fit enough to join us. We stopped at a self catering cottage at Dockray. Probably the last holiday I had away from Dorset with my Mum and Dad,

Richard Marshall hiked on June 7th, 2019 [from/via/route] 315 Carlside [with] Bo [weather] Cloudy/sunny. Rain on Dodd

Mark Heybourne summited on May 12th, 2019 [from/via/route] Longside Edge [with] David Lee [weather] sunny

Darren Wilson conquered on April 19th, 2019 [from/via/route] Ullock Pike, Long Side, Carl Side & Dodd [with] Mike & dan [weather] Clear, good views

Lucy Perchard scaled on September 24th, 2018 [from/via/route] Caught bus from Keswick to Ravenstone Manor then climbed to Skiddaw via the Unlock Pike, Long Side and Carl Side before descending back to Keswick via Skiddaw Little Man and Lonscale Fell [with] Tony [weather] Low cloud covered Skiddaw but this lifted once we reached Carl Side so plan A to climb to Skiddaw was a goer (plan B to descend to Dodd if Skiddaw was still in cloud). Showers towards the end of the walk. - A great linear walk

Andrew Johnson walked up on January 2nd, 2019 [from/via/route] Peterhouse farm [weather] Blue skies, chilly

Mark Davidson climbed on May 30th, 2003 [from/via/route] go4awalk.com Walk c248:- High Side, The Allerdale Ramble, Ling How, The Edge, Ullock Pike, Longside Edge, Long Side, Carl Side, Skiddaw, Bakestall, Birkett Edge, Whitewater Dash, Back O' Skiddaw, Melbecks, High Side [with] Theresa [weather] Good - high white cloud but good visibility - Theresa got a very large & angry blister!

Christina Lander bagged on November 18th, 2018 [from/via/route] High Side Farm near Bassenthwaite - The Edge - Unlock Pike - Long Side - Carl Side - Skiddaw - Bakestall - Birkett Edge - High Side Farm [with] Dick & Meg [weather] A sunny, dry day, very strong winds on the tops especially Skiddaw, could hardly stand up!

Andrew Joss hiked on August 16th, 2018 [from/via/route] Ravenstone Manor Hotel [with] Barbara [weather] Windy, wet, cloudy, hail

Julian Parry summited on April 25th, 2018 [from/via/route] C315 [with] Nuno Malo

Simon Myerscough conquered on October 23rd, 2005 [from/via/route] C321 [with] Martin & Bill [weather] low cloud, clearing

Tony Rogerson scaled on October 27th, 2017 [from/via/route] U/C road Watches Ullock Pike Longside Carl Side Skiddaw North Top White Horse Little Knott [with] Floss [weather] Sunny until Skiddaw summit then cloud & wind

Chris Sheard walked up on September 12th, 2017 [from/via/route] Up from Ravenstone hotel and across from Ullock Pike [with] Alan [weather] Started in torrential rain which reduced to light blustery showers with broken sun - Very steep up and nice circuit - glad we took own view on weather

Beth Webster climbed on June 19th, 2015 [with] Hannah phillips & Cocoa

Dave Eyes bagged on August 5th, 2014 [from/via/route] Up from Millbeck to Carl Side and along the ridge [with] Christine Eyes [weather] fine - great views of bassenthwaite water

Chris Kent hiked on June 9th, 2017 [from/via/route] Old Sawmill Tearoom, Dodd Wood [with] Brother, Gary [weather] Overcast, misty on tops, occasional showers, sunshine towards end of walk

Anthony Scott summited on May 1st, 2017 [from/via/route] Underscar car park [with] me [weather] White cloud, breezy

Robert Shaw conquered on May 10th, 2008 [from/via/route] Approached from the north east. [with] The usual crew [weather] Clear

Wayne Baxter scaled on August 27th, 2011 [from/via/route] Ravenstone, Ullock Pike, Longside & returned along the same path. [with] Sue [weather] Broken cloud & sunny

Richard Wilkinson walked up on April 14th, 2017 [from/via/route] Roadside parking near the Ravenstone Hotel, with the route climbing Craven Crag to The Edge and up to Ullock Pike and Carl Side; circular return via Dodd and the marked summit route down to the Forestry Commission car park. [weather] Started sunny but turned to cloud and light rain. - Starts off steep, with a more gentle second half (secondary climb to Dodd).

Caroline Winter climbed on April 7th, 2017 [from/via/route] Ullock Pike, Long Side, Carl Side, Skiddaw, Little Man, Lonscale Fell, Latrigg CP [with] Andy and Becky [weather] Good visibility, cloudy, windy on skiddaw, sunny spells in late afternoon - Able to do ridge walk with having 2 cars. Great views over northern fells

Rachael Tyler bagged on April 2nd, 2017 [from/via/route] High Side [with] Husband [weather] Glorious - Fab day out. Hard slog but well worth it. A lovely horseshoe / ridge walk.

Ken Davies hiked on March 18th, 2017 [from/via/route] Raven manor hotel [with] Bev [weather] Windy & heavy rain - very steep climb in awful conditions & v poor visibility

Leon Harvey summited on July 16th, 2016 [with] Solo

Simon Boddy conquered on October 9th, 2016 [from/via/route] Gale Road via Lesser Man, Skiddaw Little Man, Skiddaw and Carl Side [with] My girlfriend [weather] Warm and sunny

Maureen Palmer scaled on July 12th, 2013 [from/via/route] Ravenstone Lodge, Bassenthwaite [with] Nick [weather] Dry and very warm

Jon Mapp walked up on May 28th, 2016 [from/via/route] c315 [with] Just Suzzanné and me [weather] Clear and fair, a little mist on the tops but pleasant walking weather, not too hot and no rain. - A great walk up the ridge to Ullock Pike, Dodd at the end was a test, but the walk back down through the forest was very pleasant.

Jonathan Davies climbed on April 5th, 2016 [from/via/route] High side [with] Judith Davies [weather] Cloudy, windy.

John Almond bagged on March 21st, 2016 [from/via/route] go4awalk c315 - Carl Side & Dodd from Dodd Wood - Ullock Pike - Long Side - Carl Side - Dodd [weather] Cloudy & windy on the tops - - Grabbed a very realistic rubber snake from a Geocache on Dodd - nearly xxxx myself!

Mark Luckett hiked on October 19th, 2015 [from/via/route] The Old Sawmill Tearoom to Ullock Pike, Long Side, and Carl Side [with] Susan Luckett [weather] Cold and Cloudy - Cold day and quite cloudy but fantastic views over Bassenthwaite.

Philip Layton summited on July 14th, 2006 [with] Karen, Karen & Steve

Nick Christian conquered on September 17th, 2015 [with] Mick Ottey

Victoria Bates scaled on September 1st, 2015 [from/via/route] c315 [with] Mark

Iain Jones walked up on July 21st, 2012 [from/via/route] Skiddaw and Lonscale Fell from Millbeck [with] Stuart Jones - 31 July 2015 - Trail Run from Millbeck; 30 August 2015 - Rab Mini Mountain Marathon from Millbeck

Claire Lloyd climbed on August 25th, 2007 [from/via/route] Ullock Pike [with] Family

Jean Nichol bagged on May 1st, 2015 [from/via/route] Part of circular walk from Barkbeth [with] Self [weather] Sunny start, clouder over with wind later

John Tippins hiked on April 8th, 2015 [from/via/route] High Side [with] Me [weather] Warm and sunny

Nick Dobson summited on July 29th, 2014 [from/via/route] Dodd wood [with] Margaret, Amy, Paul, Ralph & Ruby [weather] Sunny

Liz Sharpley conquered on November 23rd, 2014 [from/via/route] Millbeck [with] Tony - skiddaw walk [weather] Cloud with odd breaks of sunshine

Richard Foreman scaled on November 4th, 2014 [from/via/route] Dodd Wood [with] Myself [weather] Good - Great day out started with a lovely inversion

Scott Clarke walked up on August 13th, 2014 [from/via/route] Ullock Pike [with] Heidi, Mike, Joseph, Samuel, Violet, Lily and Lucas

Claire Kirk climbed on August 1st, 2014 [from/via/route] Sawmill Tearooms [with] Self [weather] Rain

Jason Johnston bagged on June 21st, 2014 [from/via/route] Millbeck [with] Bexter [weather] Sunny

Raymond Barnett hiked on July 20th, 2014 [with] self [weather] sunny hot

Michael Vaughn summited on June 22nd, 2014 [from/via/route] Dodd Woods [with] alone [weather] partly sunny

Clive Ward conquered on June 1st, 2014 [from/via/route] See c248 Skiddaw [with] Anna - Same day Hazel did Karrimor 11K

David Noble scaled on April 17th, 2014 [from/via/route] Ullock Pike [with] Me [weather] Overcast with cloud

Elaine Evans walked up on April 11th, 2014 [from/via/route] From Ravenstone, Ullock Pike & on to Carl Side [with] Sue [weather] Dry, sunny, slight breeze. - Misty looking across to summit of Skiddaw. Start of Easter holidays so quite busy.

Steve Frank climbed on July 21st, 2012 [from/via/route] Bassenthwaite [with] Jackie Frank [weather] Windy

Harry Meijer bagged on June 9th, 2014 [from/via/route] Skiddaw & Ullock Pike [with] The Lake District Walker

Lee Maddison hiked on January 8th, 2014 [from/via/route] c315 - From Dodd Wood via Ullock Pike & Long Side [with] Solo [weather] Settled sunny day for January

Gill Watson summited on February 21st, 2013 [with] Gill

Alan Davidson conquered on August 10th, 2013 [with] ange [weather] ok

Joanne Mcgawley scaled on August 2nd, 2013 [from/via/route] Millbeck [with] Rich [weather] Very Windy - 8.5 miles

Tony Aspden walked up on July 25th, 2005 [with] Andy [weather] Clearing to sunny - Cumbria Way

Dale Verrall climbed on March 13th, 2012 [from/via/route] Dodd Wood - C315 [with] Amber [weather] Warm but cloudy

John Cave bagged on January 2nd, 2013 [from/via/route] Ullock Pike and down to Dodd Wood and along wood to B road starting point [with] Ann [weather] Clear and bright, glorious views, cold and v. windy near top.

Phillip Bulley hiked on July 8th, 2012 [from/via/route] Carlside [with] Judith [weather] Sunny turning cloudy and then rain

Darren Mortimer has summited [from/via/route] High Side [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Windy,Misty and Sunny

Iain Taylor conquered on November 1st, 2009 [from/via/route] High Side (NY 23607 30990)

Simon Smith scaled on February 13th, 2012 [from/via/route] Included Ullock Pike, Carl Side & Dodd. [with] Sue, Imogen, Josie, Eleanor & Eddie. [weather] Cold and windy.

Paul Carmichael walked up on August 26th, 2012 [with] Duke [weather] raining

Mr Davison climbed during February, 2011 [from/via/route] from high side Ravenstone hotel [with] jenny davison & celene davison [weather] cold frosty

Christine Knowles bagged on May 27th, 2012 [from/via/route] From car park by Bassenthwaite via Ullock Pike [with] Graham [weather] Hot but quite windy

David Heyes hiked on May 22nd, 2012 [from/via/route] High Side [weather] Sunny - en route to Skiddaw

Christine Shepherd summited on May 12th, 2008 [from/via/route] Keswick using walk c321 [with] On my own [weather] A lovely sunny day - Climbed this again on 24.8.08 using walk c315 and 22.5.12 using walk c447; both times in bright sunshine.

Charlie Housley conquered on November 13th, 2009 [from/via/route] From Dodd to Carl Side and then to here. [with] Joanna, my ever patient wife. [weather] A little bit cloudy but remaining dry for the duration of the walk.

Roy Davidson scaled on April 24th, 2011 [from/via/route] c236 - Skiddaw from Gale Road car park [with] Sharon and Matthew [weather] Sunny and no wind, perfect visibility - Long and hard walk by the end

Ross Dougherty walked up on July 14th, 2011 [from/via/route] Route c315 [with] Dan Bowman [weather] Sunny and Clear Skies

John Moran climbed during February, 2011 [from/via/route] Same as Skidaw

Andy Nicholls bagged on September 25th, 2011 [from/via/route] Keswick

Jane Wilkinson, Matthew Thomas, David Kelley, Mr M A Blanchard, Louise Sandwith, David Watson, Paul Kendell, Jo Dixon, Alan Fowler, David Shaw, John Walter, Amanda Hinds, David Laws, Louis Smith, Claire Rigg, Robert Maclean, John Grimes, Elaine Grayson, Mike Wilson, Roddy Mcdougall, Patricia Dilley, Simon Duerden, Colin Egan, Jonathan Tobin, Tracey Cowell, Paul Booth, Rob Barklamb, Jacqui Smith, David Hickin, Tracey Cordes, Marcus Petch, Linda Mckeogh, Trevor Williams, Adrian Roberts, Paul Henderson, John Buckley, John Cuthbert, Kerry Fahy, Patrick Buckland, Sarah Lowe, Ian Thomas, Stephen Millington, Chris Bede, Jeanette Coward, Chris Bramley, Ray O'Hara, Martin Cowell and John Southward have all walked, climbed & bagged Long Side.

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Long Side

Long Side summit cairn with Skiddaw beyond

Long Side summit cairn with Skiddaw beyond

Photo: Christine Shepherd (498)

Long Side Edge, Skiddaw and Little Dodd (Skiddaw) from Hursthole Point, Bassenthwaite Lake

Long Side Edge, Skiddaw and Little Dodd (Skiddaw) from Hursthole Point, Bassenthwaite Lake

Photo: John Holt (14)

Skiddaw, Skiddaw (Little Man), Carl Side, Long Side, Longside Edge and the upper reaches of Southerndale from Ullock Pike

Skiddaw, Skiddaw (Little Man), Carl Side, Long Side, Longside Edge and the upper reaches of Southerndale from Ullock Pike

Photo: Bob Nijssen (4)

Skiddaw, Skiddaw (Little Man), Carl Side (left), Long Side, Longside Edge, Derwent Water and Dodd (Skiddaw) and the upper reaches of Southerndale from Ullock Pike

Skiddaw, Skiddaw (Little Man), Carl Side (left), Long Side, Longside Edge, Derwent Water and Dodd (Skiddaw) and the upper reaches of Southerndale from Ullock Pike

Photo: Bob Nijssen (6)

Longside Edge, Long Side and Ullock Pike summit with Bassenthwaite Lake beyond from Carl Side

Longside Edge, Long Side and Ullock Pike summit with Bassenthwaite Lake beyond from Carl Side

Photo: Bob Nijssen (2)

Long Side Edge, Skiddaw and Little Dodd (Skiddaw) from Hursthole Point, Bassenthwaite Lake

Long Side Edge, Skiddaw and Little Dodd (Skiddaw) from Hursthole Point, Bassenthwaite Lake

Photo: John Holt (13)

Carl Side (left), Long Side, Longside Edge, Derwent Water and Dodd (Skiddaw) from Ullock Pike

Carl Side (left), Long Side, Longside Edge, Derwent Water and Dodd (Skiddaw) from Ullock Pike

Photo: Bob Nijssen (1)


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