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Seatallan
692m (2271ft)

The Western Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England

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


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English Mountain
109th highest in England,
180th in England & Wales

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Wainwright
(No. 94)

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English Nuttall
143rd highest in England,
234th in England & Wales

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English Marilyn
34th highest in England,
611th highest in Great Britain

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English Trig Point (Pillar)

Walk Seatallan walking UK Mountains in The Western Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria, England

Seatallan Summit

Photo: Alan Wainwright

You can find Seatallan & all the walks that climb it on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

The Lake District National Park


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

OL6 The English Lakes - South Western area


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Map (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

89 West Cumbria, Cockermouth & Wast Water


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You can walk to the top of Seatallan by using any of these 4 easy‑to‑follow route maps:
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Walk c328 The Greendale Horseshoe

Superb views from lonely fells

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 6ml (9.5km)
Ascent:2,504ft (763m)
Time:4.75hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 5 Icon (Moderate)
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Walk c364 Seatallan and Haycock from Wast Water

Superb views from little visited fells

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 9.75ml (15.5km)
Ascent:3,236ft (986m)
Time:6.75hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 7 Icon (Hard)
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Walk c133 The Netherbeck Round from Greendale

Superb mountain walk on less crowded fells

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 11.25ml (18km)
Ascent:5,100ft (1,554m)
Time:9.25hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 8 Icon (Hard)
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Walk c423 The Wast Water Round from Wasdale Head, Wast Water

Testing hike around Lakeland's deepest lake

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 15.25ml (24.5km)
Ascent:4,841ft (1,475m)
Time:10½ hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 9 Icon (Very Hard)

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

Christine Shepherd walked up Seatallan on May 9th, 2009 [from/via/route] Walked from Greendale using walk c328 Climbed again on 22.8.21. [with] On my own [weather] Sunny to start with but ended up with mist & hailstone on Nether Wasdale Common - Although I am always prepared for a change in the weather being alone on the moor in mist & hailstone was a bit scary & the appearance of the summit cairn was a welcome relief. Climbed again 22.08.21 The summit was in cloud again so still haven't seen the view.Climbed again on 22.10.23 doing walk c328 in reverse. The climb up Seatallan this was was hard work but it was a change; I finally saw the wonderful views; they were worth waiting for.

Richard Marchant climbed Seatallan on October 2nd, 2022 [from/via/route] Parked at Greendale & headed North up alongside Greendale Gill & after 500m followed the ridge NE up onto Middle Fell then carried on NW up onto Seatallan then final headed South down to Buckbarrow, from here I went SW to Gill Beck & down to the road & back to Greendale. [with] On my Own [weather] Misty & low clouds to start with but then the Sun came out mid morning.

Kevin Foster bagged Seatallan on June 15th, 2022 [from/via/route] Roadside parking Greendale, Wasdale [with] By myself. [weather] Dry & sunny - A day requiring plenty of water & plenty of sunblock (and midge repellent). The approach via Greendale Tarn was pleasant. The steep climb onto the ridge of Seatallan not so but reward was the view from the top. Especially westward towards the Irish Sea. The Isle of Man was clear as a bell & almost seemed to be floating off the West Cumbrian coast.

Tim Winn hiked Seatallan on February 4th, 2022 [from/via/route] Wasdale [with] Barry, Paul and Roger [weather] Sunny

Michael Austin summited Seatallan on June 28th, 2021 [from/via/route] C328

Charlotte Hewson conquered Seatallan on September 3rd, 2021 [from/via/route] The flat, across & up buckbarrow, on to seatallan & then middle fell. [with] Cas [weather] Misty - Saw a squirrel on the Seatallan trig point!

Paul Macey scaled Seatallan on August 15th, 2021 [from/via/route] C328 [weather] Drizzly rain followed by showers

Nick Dobson walked up Seatallan on April 24th, 2021 [from/via/route] Greendale in Wasdale, following Greendale Gill up towards Greendale Tarn before crossing back over to Buckbarrow, before proceeding on to Seatallan. [with] Margaret & Ralph [weather] Excellent sunny day with high visibility all round. - With all the lockdowns attributed to Covid 19, these were our first Wainright's since completing Middle Dodd & Red Screes on 05/09/2020. We then continued on to Seatallan for number 172 out of the 214. This walk provided stunning scenery the entire way with the Scafell's the stand out.

Dan Collins climbed Seatallan on May 1st, 2021 [from/via/route] As part of greendale horseshoe walk [with] Family [weather] Some cloud but no rain until the very end

Darren Wilson bagged Seatallan on September 27th, 2020 [from/via/route] Buckbarrow, Cat Bields, Seatallan, Middle Fell [with] Lone [weather] Beautiful day

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Seatallan

Westmorland Cairn, Great Gable panorama featuring Kirk Fell (foreground centre), Wast Water, Wasdale and Yewbarrow with Middle Fell and Seatallan beyond (left), Red Pike (Wasdale), Little Scoat Fell and Pillar behind Kirk Fell (centre) and Ennerdale with Red Pike (Buttermere), High Stile, High Crag and Crummock Water (right)

Westmorland Cairn, Great Gable panorama featuring Kirk Fell (foreground centre), Wast Water, Wasdale and Yewbarrow with Middle Fell and Seatallan beyond (left), Red Pike (Wasdale), Little Scoat Fell and Pillar behind Kirk Fell (centre) and Ennerdale with Red Pike (Buttermere), High Stile, High Crag and Crummock Water (right)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (216)

Rachael on the summit of Seatallan

Rachael on the summit of Seatallan

Photo: Nick Haigh (1)

lllgill Head (left), Wast Water and Seatallan from Lingmell

lllgill Head (left), Wast Water and Seatallan from Lingmell

Photo: Craig Carter (21)

Wast Water, Wasdale and Yewbarrow with Middle Fell (left) Seatallan (background centre), Red Pike (Wasdale) (right) and the shoulder of Kirk Fell (centre foreground) from Westmorland Cairn on Great Gable

Wast Water, Wasdale and Yewbarrow with Middle Fell (left) Seatallan (background centre), Red Pike (Wasdale) (right) and the shoulder of Kirk Fell (centre foreground) from Westmorland Cairn on Great Gable

Photo: Andy Malcolm (217)

Seatallan (centre left) and you can just make out Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell (centre right in the distance) from Ponsonby Fell summit

Seatallan (centre left) and you can just make out Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell (centre right in the distance) from Ponsonby Fell summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (627)

Seatallan, Great Scoat Fell, Little Scoat Fell, Red Pike (Wasdale), Yewbarrow, Kirk Fell, Great Gable and Whin Rigg from Irton Pike

Seatallan, Great Scoat Fell, Little Scoat Fell, Red Pike (Wasdale), Yewbarrow, Kirk Fell, Great Gable and Whin Rigg from Irton Pike

Photo: Andy Malcolm (179)

Wast Water with Middle Fell & Seatallan beyond from Scafell Pike

Wast Water with Middle Fell & Seatallan beyond from Scafell Pike

Photo: Steven Robinson (2)

*From Left to right: Caw Fell, Seatallan, Red Pike, Pillar, Yewbarrow, Kirk Fell, Great Gable, Lingmell and Sca Fell and Wast Water (foreground) from Illgill Head (NB. Scafell Pike is largely hidden behind Sca Fell)

*From Left to right: Caw Fell, Seatallan, Red Pike, Pillar, Yewbarrow, Kirk Fell, Great Gable, Lingmell and Sca Fell and Wast Water (foreground) from Illgill Head (NB. Scafell Pike is largely hidden behind Sca Fell)

Photo: Wayne Hill (34)

Seatallan summit trig point and cairn

Seatallan summit trig point and cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (66)


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