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Meal Fell
550m (1805ft)

The Northern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


Record Meal Fell as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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Wainwright
(No. 150)

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English Dewey
72nd highest in England,
163rd in England & Wales

Meal Fell is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL4
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)


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

Erin Ryan walked up on June 20th, 2021 - Longlands Fell- Lowthwaite Fell - Brae Fell - Little Sca Fell - Great Sca Fell -Meal Fell. Lots of grassy pastures with well defined paths. Returning via Trusmadoor pass lots of little streams with some muddy, boggy sections, but nothing you couldn't get past

Tim Winn climbed on September 9th, 2021 [from/via/route] Longsdale [with] Myself [weather] Overcast

Elaine Thomason bagged during November, 2020 [weather] cold & snow

Sarah Moore hiked on May 29th, 2021 [with] Zoe and The Bobbly's [weather] Hot!!

Richard Beardsley summited on May 5th, 2021 [from/via/route] Route C163 Great Sca Fell from Over Water [with] Myself. Because of Covid restrictions this is the first fell walks since August 2020. [weather] Lovely sunny day, snow & breezy at heights. - Dropped off at Over Water Car Park & commenced walk at 0930hrs. Stuck rigidly to the route apart from not doing Lowthwaite Fell. Arrived back at the car park at 1400 hrs. Walked a further 3 miles to the Castle Inn on the A591 for lift to home.

Claire Kirk conquered on April 10th, 2021 [from/via/route] Overwater [with] Phil [weather] Cold but clear, snow showers

Christine Shepherd scaled on September 13th, 2009 [from/via/route] Walked from Overwater using walk c163 Repeated this walk on another glorious day 11.04.2021 [with] On my own [weather] A lovely sunny day - This is a glorious walk in quieter fells.

Claire Murray walked up on February 21st, 2021 [from/via/route] Little Cockup, Great Cockup, Meal Fell, Lowthwaite Fell & Longlands Fell [with] Vitor [weather] Nice - Lovely walk well marked paths. Difficult to park

Christina Lander climbed on October 14th, 2020 [from/via/route] Overwater - Great Cockup - Trusmadoor - Meal Fell - Great Sca Fell - Knott - Great Sca Fell - Little Sca Fell - Brae Fell - Longlands Fell - Longlands - Overwater [with] Dick [weather] Mostly bright & sunny, clouded over at times - A lovely walk, & only a short drive from our cottage at High Ireby

Chris Sheard bagged on October 1st, 2020 [from/via/route] Circular up from Overwater [with] George [weather] Pleasant light winds, nice round 14c - Much better hills than i expected - lovely walk - great looking Over the firth to Scotland

Martin Woods hiked on August 14th, 2020 [from/via/route] Great Sca Fell from Over Water [with] Mr Ainsy [weather] sunny 22 degrees, bit windy at the tops - Can be boggy between the hills

Nick Dobson summited on July 18th, 2020 [from/via/route] Overend Water car park, to complete circular walk with 5 Wainwrights. Starting with Great Cockup [with] Margaret and Ralph [weather] Clear sunny day - Continued next onto Great Sca Fell

Adrian Howard conquered on September 27th, 2018 [from/via/route] Longlands

Gill Bates scaled on June 23rd, 2016 [from/via/route] from Longlands

Mr M A Blanchard walked up on November 24th, 2019 [with] The dogs [weather] Low vis, mist

Andrew Johnson climbed on October 18th, 2019 [from/via/route] Longlands [with] Ted [weather] Cloudy, misty on tops

Richard Fulcher bagged on June 6th, 2018 [from/via/route] Over Water car park [with] Jen [weather] Variable cloud & some sunshine - A very enjoyable walk around a horseshoe of hills

Jamie Bryan hiked on August 17th, 2019 [from/via/route] c163 [weather] Windy

Darren Wilson summited on September 1st, 2018 [from/via/route] Great Cockup, Meal fell, Great Sca Fell, Knott, Brae Fell & Longlands Fell [with] with Dan

Julian Parry conquered on June 6th, 2018 [from/via/route] C163 [with] Nuno Malo

Michael Nolan scaled on April 24th, 2018 [from/via/route] walked c127 how can it be this cold in April!! good morning rotten wet afternoon [weather] decent a.m. rotten p.m.

Derek Parkin walked up on March 19th, 2016 [from/via/route] Great Cockup [with] Lynn Parkin [weather] cloudy

Dave Eyes climbed on July 8th, 2016 [from/via/route] Knott [with] Christine Eyes [weather] Windy & some sun

Richard Marshall bagged on June 17th, 2017 [from/via/route] C160 [with] Andy and Bo [weather] Sunny

Craig Steeland hiked on June 12th, 2017 [from/via/route] On a long circular route from Over Water car park [with] Sue [weather] Cloudy & cool with gale force winds on the summits - Very wild & remote. Easy walking underfoot. Only saw a handful of other walkers all day.

Chris Bramley summited on May 28th, 2017 [from/via/route] Longsdale [with] Jacque, Blake,mason and Janet [weather] Misty cold & then sunny - Mason said: Do sheep have toilets?

Simon Boddy conquered on April 17th, 2017 [from/via/route] Longlands [with] My girlfriend [weather] Fine

Leon Harvey scaled on October 16th, 2016 [with] Solo

Mark Davidson walked up on October 17th, 2004 [with] Theresa [weather] Bit grey & dismal

Adrian Sherriff climbed on September 17th, 2015 [from/via/route] c163

John Almond bagged on April 3rd, 2016 [from/via/route] go4awalk c163 - From Over Water car parking area - Great Cockup - Meal Fell - Great Sca Fell - Brae Fell - Longhands Fell.

Phillip Bulley hiked on July 14th, 2016 [from/via/route] Great Cockup [with] Ruby [weather] Sunny & very hot.

Jon Mapp summited on March 25th, 2016 [from/via/route] C163 [with] Suzzanné, Caroline and Robin [weather] Beautiful day, blue skies, some clouds, very windy on top - A very pleasant walk, the whole walk completed in 3hrs 50mins

Mark Luckett has conquered [from/via/route] Climbed Via Longhands Fell, Brae Fell, Great Sca Fell, Knott, Meal Fell & Great Cockup [with] Susie Luckett [weather] Cold & icy but bright - Great walk & met some very nice people. Cold & frosty day but 5 hours of walking these Wainwrights warmed us up for the day.

Chris Kent scaled on May 15th, 2015 [with] Brother, Gary

Christine Knowles walked up on September 20th, 2015 [from/via/route] From Longlands via Brae Fell, Little & Great Sca Fell & Knott [with] Graham [weather] Cloudy, cold wind - Liked the shelter!

Tracey Cowell climbed on June 30th, 2015 [from/via/route] Longlands [with] Solo [weather] Cloudy & sunny & humid

Claire Lloyd bagged on April 13th, 2009 [from/via/route] Trusmadoor from Great Cockup [with] Family

John Tippins has hiked [from/via/route] Longlands [with] Me [weather] Warm & sunny

Anthony Scott summited on February 17th, 2015 [from/via/route] Orthwaite [with] Hayley [weather] Grey cloud, windy & cold

Clive Ward conquered on October 8th, 2014 [from/via/route] Fell Side.. One of 8, see Brae Fell [with] Ian, Chris [weather] Ok

Graeme Russell scaled on September 13th, 2014 [from/via/route] from Great Cockup using go4awalk route c163 [with] with Scott, Roxy and Archie [weather] Clear, calm, little hazy

Brait Tillotson walked up on August 31st, 2014 [from/via/route] Orthwaite [with] Hilary and Maggie

Michael Vaughn has climbed [from/via/route] From lonsdale [with] Alone [weather] Mostly sunny

David Noble bagged on April 14th, 2014 [from/via/route] From Over Water [with] Kelly [weather] Dry & Windy

Raymond Barnett hiked on April 3rd, 2014 [weather] hazy

Elaine Evans summited on March 21st, 2014 [from/via/route] From Longlands via Trusmadoor [with] Sue [weather] Dry, very windy & cold, dry with sunny spells - Part of circular walk, went from Meal Fell to Great Sca Fell thenBrae Fell, descended to join Cumbrian Way & back to car at Longlands.

Andrew Wood conquered on March 9th, 2014 [from/via/route] Go4awalk route c163 for Great Sca Fell [with] Jane & Andrew [weather] Mild but very windy so felt cold

Harry Meijer scaled on June 3rd, 2014 [from/via/route] Great Calva & The Northern Fells [with] The Lake District Walker

Joanne Mcgawley walked up on February 22nd, 2014 [with] Rich [weather] V.V.V.V WINDY!!! - 7.5 miles

Marcus Bradshaw climbed on January 13th, 2014 [from/via/route] 163 [with] Marcus [weather] Snow but sunny

David Baines bagged on April 23rd, 2013 [from/via/route] Long lands, Brae Fell, Great Sca Fell, Great Cock Up. [with] Alone [weather] Bright, windy. - See Great Sca Fell

Lee Maddison hiked on January 2nd, 2014 [with] Walked with my son Lee jnr

Kevin Parnham summited on December 31st, 2013 [from/via/route] From Overwater,via Great Cockup [with] Jo [weather] Wet for first hour & very windy but weather improved with excellent views

Gill Watson conquered on February 2nd, 2013 [from/via/route] from great cockup

Tim Buckley scaled on September 20th, 2013 [from/via/route] From Great Cockup on a circular walk - c163. [with] Lynne. [weather] Hill fog now clearing from lower summit's Skiddaw stayed in cloud all day. - Steep climb to a good stone shelter at the top, the westerly wind was strong. Had lunch here, arrived at 12.00.

Darren Mortimer walked up on May 25th, 2013 [from/via/route] Overwater [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Warm & sunny

Tony Aspden climbed on October 10th, 2007 [with] Andy [weather] Clear, sunny day

Stephen Mcdonald bagged on January 13th, 2013 [with] Joanna and Sunny [weather] Cold but nice walk & ended up walking in snow. Sunny very cold at end

Dale Verrall hiked on November 7th, 2010 [from/via/route] Over Water - Walk number C163 [with] Amber [weather] Lovely start but really cold to finish

Wayne Baxter summited on April 6th, 2012 [from/via/route] Cassbeck Bridge, Great Cockup, Meal Fell & Cassbeck Bridge [with] Sue, Trevor & Wendy [weather] Misty & wet

Charlie Housley conquered on November 9th, 2009 [from/via/route] From Great Cockup. [with] Joanna, patient wife. [weather] Slightly overcast, with a cool breeze. - From Great Cockup to here & now onto Great Sca Fell.

Stuart Crane scaled on March 18th, 2008 [from/via/route] c163 Great Sa Fell from Overwater

Karen Lythgoe, Hannah Blythe, Melanie Dunn, Maxine Down, Jane Wilkinson, Jenny Godfrey, Paul Nicholson, David Watson, Louise Sandwith, Adrian Roberts, David Shaw, John Walter, David Laws, Louis Smith, John Grimes, Elaine Grayson, Nick Christian, Angela O'neill, Jacqui Smith, Mike Wilson, Patricia Dilley, Simon Duerden, Colin Egan, Jonathan Tobin, Gordon Lee, Paul Booth, Peter Clark, Linda Mckeogh, Victoria Bates, Tracey Cordes, Trevor Williams, Paul Henderson, Rob Barklamb, John Cuthbert, Patrick Buckland, John Southward, Stephen Millington, Paul Carmichael, Jeanette Coward, Gary Kent and Ray O'hara have all walked, climbed & bagged Meal Fell.

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

The stone wind shelter on Meal Fell

The stone wind shelter on Meal Fell

Photo: Terry Howard (109)

Stone wind shelter on Meal Fell from the summit cairn

Stone wind shelter on Meal Fell from the summit cairn

Photo: Terry Howard (108)

Trusmadoor between Great Cockup and Meal Fell

Trusmadoor between Great Cockup and Meal Fell

Photo: Terry Howard (105)

Descending to Trusmadoor between Great Cockup and Meal Fell

Descending to Trusmadoor between Great Cockup and Meal Fell

Photo: Terry Howard (104)

Great Sca Fell from the summit cairn on Meal Fell

Great Sca Fell from the summit cairn on Meal Fell

Photo: Terry Howard (107)

Meal Fell summit shelter

Meal Fell summit shelter

Photo: Christine Shepherd (496)

Over Water from a cairn on Meal Fell

Over Water from a cairn on Meal Fell

Photo: Terry Howard (106)

Great Sca Fell from Meal Fell

Great Sca Fell from Meal Fell

Photo: David Hayter (31)


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