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Place Fell
657m (2156ft)

The Far Eastern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England

The summit of Place Fell is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.


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English Mountain
137th highest in England,
238th in England & Wales

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Wainwright
(No. 108)

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English Nuttall
184th highest in England,
319th in England & Wales

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English Marilyn
44th highest in England,
684th highest in Great Britain

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English Trig Point (Pillar)

Walk Place Fell walking UK Mountains in The Far Eastern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

Place Fell Summit

Photo: Stephen Collins

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The Lake District National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL5 The English Lakes - North Eastern area


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90 Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside


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

Martyn Atherton walked up on September 19th, 2022 [from/via/route] C226 Place Fell & High Dodd (Sleet Fell) from Patterdale [with] Paul Atherton [weather] Misty then very Sunny - Loved the route 5 hrs

Christine Shepherd climbed on August 17th, 2009 [from/via/route] Walked from Patterdale [with] On my own [weather] Fine but quite windy - Just up & down this one while my husband packed the car & paid for the b & b. Climbed again on my own 9.7.17. Climbed for a third time on a very hot day from Patterdale on 10.08.22; walked down to Howtown & back over Beda Fell & Angletarn Pikes.

Caroline Winter bagged on April 2nd, 2016 [from/via/route] The Old Water View Hotel, Patterdale, SE then Northerly along main route & return [with] Andy and Becky [weather] Drizzle, moderate visibility but cloud from Round How to summit - First time climbed. Great for young walker, as up & down in 2.5 hrs. Climbed again in May 22. Weather this time glorious & descended along faint track to meet Ullswater

Tom Mcbeath hiked on January 15th, 2022 [from/via/route] Walked from Hartsop Fold - [with] Ursula [weather] dry - Visibility excellent & saw a couple of herd of deer over on the side of Beda Fell

John Ramsbottom summited on May 2nd, 2022 [from/via/route] Howtown, walk c304 [with] Skratch and Lola [weather] misty then fine weather - solo walk with dogs

Keith Redhead conquered on January 26th, 2022 [from/via/route] Took the Ullswater steamer from Glenridding to Howtown. In lovely intermittent sunshine walked the steep climb to Place fell summit. A strong south westerly wind made it feel cold on the top. Great views up the lake & east to High street & west to dove crag & Sheffield pike. This is a sure way to introduce anyone to Lakeland. [with] Hil Natasha Charlie [weather] Dry strong cold south westerly occasional bright sunshine

Richard Marchant scaled on December 21st, 2021 [from/via/route] Started the walk St Peter's Church in Martindale along Hallin Bank to Bridge End then climbed Sleet Fell to Low Moss on to Hart Crag & Place Fell. Then followed Steel Edge to Boredale House & up Stony Rigg to Angletarn Pikes. From here it was basically a ridge walk along Beda Fell & eventually to Beda Head. From here I dropped down to Christy Bridge & road back to the car at St Peter's Church. Then a quick up & back on Hallin Fell. [with] Solo [weather] Low level cloud down to 650m a very cold day but stayed dry although overcast all day.

Simon Burgess walked up on October 10th, 2021 [from/via/route] From Sandwick [with] Solo

Tim Winn climbed on May 27th, 2021 [from/via/route] Howtown [with] Barry [weather] Sunny

Richard Marshall bagged on May 26th, 2021 [from/via/route] RM super route from Martindale 19 miles 6300ft ascent [with] Roxy & Bo [weather] Showers,fog, sun & very wet underfoot

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

On Place Fell

On Place Fell

Photo: Christine Shepherd (474)

Place Fell from a very snowy Threshthwaite Mouth

Place Fell from a very snowy Threshthwaite Mouth

Photo: Chris Haselden (42)

Near Angletarn Pikes with Ullswater and Place Fell in the background

Near Angletarn Pikes with Ullswater and Place Fell in the background

Photo: Liz Mitchell (1)

Place Fell summit

Place Fell summit

Photo: David Hayter (127)

Me on top of Place Fell with Ullswater in the background

Me on top of Place Fell with Ullswater in the background

Photo: Ray Bessant (1)

Me, Wainwright bagging, at the top of Middle Dodd with Brothers Water and Place Fell in the distance

Me, Wainwright bagging, at the top of Middle Dodd with Brothers Water and Place Fell in the distance

Photo: Gail Caruana (1)

The Ullswater Water Steamer docked at Glenridding<br>with Place Fell in the background

The Ullswater Water Steamer docked at Glenridding
with Place Fell in the background

Photo: Chris Trueman (3)

Place Fell above Brothers Water from The Kirkstone Pass

Place Fell above Brothers Water from The Kirkstone Pass

Photo: George White (24)

Arnison Crag (left) and Place Fell from Hartsop above How

Arnison Crag (left) and Place Fell from Hartsop above How

Photo: Andy Malcolm (59)

Jenny Smith on the descent from Place Fell to Sandwick with Ullswater in the background

Jenny Smith on the descent from Place Fell to Sandwick with Ullswater in the background

Photo: David Braim (2)

Brothers Water, Place Fell and the Angle Tarn Peaks from Middle Dodd

Brothers Water, Place Fell and the Angle Tarn Peaks from Middle Dodd

Photo: David Hayter (67)

High Dodd (Sleet Fell) and Place Fell across Ullswater from Mossdale Bay near Glenridding

High Dodd (Sleet Fell) and Place Fell across Ullswater from Mossdale Bay near Glenridding

Photo: Andy Malcolm (172)

Place Fell from Arnison Crag, Patterdale

Place Fell from Arnison Crag, Patterdale

Photo: Chris Brankin (4)

*Place Fell, Ullswater and Glencoyne Park from Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag)

*Place Fell, Ullswater and Glencoyne Park from Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (81)

Brothers Water under mist with Angletarn Pikes and Place Fell beyond from the Kirkstone Pass

Brothers Water under mist with Angletarn Pikes and Place Fell beyond from the Kirkstone Pass

Photo: Gerry Ball (54)

Middle Dodd with Place Fell, Angletarn Peaks and Hartsop Dodd beyond Brothers Water in the valley below from Red Screes

Middle Dodd with Place Fell, Angletarn Peaks and Hartsop Dodd beyond Brothers Water in the valley below from Red Screes

Photo: Andy Malcolm (85)

Place Fell, Grisedale and the lower slopes of St Sunday Crag (right) from below Hole-in-the-Wall

Place Fell, Grisedale and the lower slopes of St Sunday Crag (right) from below Hole-in-the-Wall

Photo: Edward Felstead (16)

Place Fell from Patterdale

Place Fell from Patterdale

Photo: Alan Wainwright (3)

Ullswater and Place Fell from snowy Hartsop Dodd

Ullswater and Place Fell from snowy Hartsop Dodd

Photo: Chris Haselden (43)

Brothers Water and High Hartsop Dodd from Place Fell

Brothers Water and High Hartsop Dodd from Place Fell

Photo: David Hayter (126)


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