The Northern Dales Area, The Yorkshire Dales, North Yorkshire, England
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Lovely Seat was promoted to Marilyn status in 1995 but demoted again in 2010.
You can find Lovely Seat & all the walks that climb it on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)
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Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Lovely Seat
Caroline Winter walked up Lovely Seat on August 29th, 2022 [from/via/route] Cattle grid on B6270 road to Hawes, direct line along fence to Lovely seat [with] Becky [weather] Warm afternoon. Great views to Ingleborough - On route to Hawes, easy climb up & a sit on the seat in top. Just in time to get a good coffee & cake in the town
Margaret Richards climbed Lovely Seat on October 3rd, 2019 [from/via/route] From Buttertubs pass taking in Great Shunner Fell [with] Don [weather] Dry & mainly cloudy, but very cold. good views - Boggy Liked the lovely seat on Lovely Seat!
David Congreave bagged Lovely Seat on April 7th, 2018 [from/via/route] Hawes [weather] Wet, wet, wet.
Kevin Foster hiked Lovely Seat on July 11th, 2017 [from/via/route] Great Shunner Fell [with] By myself (and Henry my Labrador) [weather] Cloudy (light rain). Tops clearing out by mid afternoon. - Although route finding wasn't a problem off Great Shunner Fell to the road summit at Buttertubs pass (the cloud on the top had cleared off by now), the walking was very rough across bog & heather moor. The steep slog alongside the fence to the summit of Lovely Seat was rewarded by the extensive views & having the top to myself (and a few hungry sheep). In descent I headed for the prominent cairn on the escarpment overlooking the road summit & then took the best line I could through more grass & bog to High & Low Midstones before eventually reaching the road. At High Shaw I turned down the lane & entered the wooded confines of the beck that fed Hardraw Force which eventually returned me to my starting point. As I hadn't paid to get in I thought it only right to buy a pint of TT's Landlord at The Green Dragon to make amends.
Mark Davidson summited Lovely Seat on March 30th, 2003 [with] MK & AG [weather] Clear & Sunny
Tony Rogerson conquered Lovely Seat on August 7th, 2016 [from/via/route] Up & down from Buttertubs Pass [with] Caz Floss [weather] Windy
Maria Kelly scaled Lovely Seat on July 30th, 2016 [from/via/route] Hawes via Great Shunner [weather] Sunny with cloud & occasional shower
Elaine Grayson walked up Lovely Seat on October 14th, 2015 [from/via/route] Hawes Hardraw Great Shunner Fell Buttertubs [with] Derbyshire Dale Ramblers [weather] Fine
Darren Wilson climbed Lovely Seat on March 17th, 2012 [from/via/route] Lovely Seat, Great Shunner Fell Muker, Lovely Seat, Little Shunner Fell, Great Shunner Fell [with] Crabs
Darren Mortimer bagged Lovely Seat on October 5th, 2014 [from/via/route] Hawes [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Cold & sunny
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