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Randygill Top
624m (2047ft)

The Howgill Fells, The Yorkshire Dales, Cumbria, England


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165th highest in England,
286th in England & Wales

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224th highest in England,
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Walk Randygill Top walking UK Mountains in The Howgill Fells The Yorkshire Dales National Park Cumbria, England

Randygill Top Summit

Photo: Andy Brandreth

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The Yorkshire Dales National Park


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OL19 Howgill Fells and Upper Eden Valley


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You can walk to the top of Randygill Top by using any of these 5 easy‑to‑follow route maps:
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Walk c494 Green Bell, Randygill Top and Hooksey from Weasdale

The wild and remote Howgills

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 6mls (9.5km)
Ascent:1,798ft (548m)
Time:4 hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 5 Icon (Moderate)
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Walk c422 Hooksey, Randygill Top and Green Bell from Bowderdale Foot

Wild, quiet fells

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 9.75mls (15.5km)
Ascent:2,159ft (658m)
Time:5.75hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 6 Icon (Hard)
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Walk c330 Yarlside, Randygill Top, The Calf and Calders from The Cross Keys

The fabulous Howgills

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 8ml (12.5km)
Ascent:3,485ft (1,062m)
Time:6½ hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 7 Icon (Hard)
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Walk c451 West Fell, Hazelgill Knott, Randygill Top, Green Bell and Hooksey from BowderdaleFoot

Wild, quiet fells - though the climb up Randygill Knott is very steep & seriously hard work!

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 10mls (16km)
Ascent:2,892ft (872m)
Time:6½ hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 7 Icon (Hard)
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Walk c347 The Howgill Fells 2000ft'ers

All the Howgills 2000ft'ers - in the easiest order

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 11.5ml (18.5km)
Ascent:4,411ft (1,344m)
Time:8.75hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 8 Icon (Hard)

Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Randygill Top Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Randygill Top

Caroline Winter walked up Randygill Top on May 31st, 2021 [from/via/route] Cross keys pub, Ben End, Yarlside, Kensgriff, Randygill Top, Bowderdale Beck, The Calf, White Fell Head, Calders, Great Dummacks, Pickering Gill [with] Becky [weather] Excellent views. Warm & sunny. Windy on tops - Long day with lots of ups & downs

Angela Moroney climbed Randygill Top on August 7th, 2020 [from/via/route] ravonstonedale [with] SOLO

Adrian Howard bagged Randygill Top on July 9th, 2018 [from/via/route] From minor road near Weasdale, taking in green Bell summit.

Mark Davidson hiked Randygill Top on June 8th, 2006 [from/via/route] Walk c347 The Howgill Fells 2000ft'ers [with] MK [weather] Sunny & dry - gorgeous!

Margaret Richards summited Randygill Top on October 18th, 2018 [from/via/route] c330 Yarlside, Randygill Top, The Calf & Calders from The Cross Keys [with] Don [weather] Sunny, beautiful calm day - Very hard, steep slopes

Kevin Foster conquered Randygill Top on October 26th, 2017 [from/via/route] cross Keys (via Westerdale). [with] Henry. [weather] Cloudy but tops clear (just), Sunny later. - his walk was an adaptation of a walk I found in Wainwright's 'Walks on the Howgill Fells'. I extended the approach bit up the remote valley of Westerdale to include Randygill Top. The return over Kensgriff & Yarlside involved some calf busting descents & then reascents which are typical of the hills in this area.

David Congreave scaled Randygill Top on March 17th, 2018 [from/via/route] The Cross Keys [with] Jonah [weather] Snowy peaks but weather fairly mild.

Libby Welbourn walked up Randygill Top on April 25th, 2017 [with] James and rosie [weather] Mad! - Hale, snow, wind & sun!

Tony Rogerson climbed Randygill Top on June 25th, 2016 [from/via/route] Weasdale Hooksey Randygill Top Yarlside Kensgriff Green Bell [with] Caz Floss [weather] Warm & sunny Short shower near end

Christine Shepherd bagged Randygill Top on July 24th, 2014 [from/via/route] Walked from The Cross Keys using walk c347 [with] On my own [weather] Very hot & sunny - |The descent from this fell is very steep but the grass was dry so I slid down on my bottom for a lot of it. It gave my feet a rest!

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Randygill Top

Blease Fell and The Howgill Fells 2000ft'ers - Randygill Top, The Calf, Calders and Fell Head (Howgills) - from Grayrigg Pike (Grayrigg Forest) summit

Blease Fell and The Howgill Fells 2000ft'ers - Randygill Top, The Calf, Calders and Fell Head (Howgills) - from Grayrigg Pike (Grayrigg Forest) summit

Photo: Mike Walker (107)

Descending towards Bowderdale Beck from Randygill Top

Descending towards Bowderdale Beck from Randygill Top

Photo: Christine Shepherd (220)

West Fell, Hooksey, Randygill Top, Kensgriff and Wandale Hill from Yarlside

West Fell, Hooksey, Randygill Top, Kensgriff and Wandale Hill from Yarlside

Photo: Graham Fleet (3)

West Fell, Hooksey and the shoulder of Randygill Top from Yarlside

West Fell, Hooksey and the shoulder of Randygill Top from Yarlside

Photo: Graham Fleet (4)

Randygill Top summit cairn

Randygill Top summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (221)

Randygill Top summit cairn

Randygill Top summit cairn

Photo: Graham Fleet (9)

Randygill Top from Leathgill Bridge

Randygill Top from Leathgill Bridge

Photo: Christine Shepherd (778)

Looking North to West Fell and the Bowderdale Beck Valley from Randygill Top

Looking North to West Fell and the Bowderdale Beck Valley from Randygill Top

Photo: Graham Fleet (10)


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