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Seathwaite Fell
632m (2074ft)

Seathwaite Fell in The Southern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England
Seathwaite Fell

Photograph by Stephen Dawson

Seathwaite Fell is classified as a:

 

Seathwaite Fell is on interactive maps:

  • OS Explorer (Orange Covers) sheet: OL6
  • OS Landranger (Pink Covers) sheet: 89 and 90

 


You can walk to the top of Seathwaite Fell by using this easy to follow route map:

Walk c139 Allen Crags, Glaramara and Seathwaite Fell from Seatoller, Borrowdale

Route Summary: - Seatoller, Borrowdale, Big Stanger Gill, Hanging Haystack Crag, Alisongrass Crag, Rosthwaite Fell (Bessyboot), Tarn At Leaves, Rosthwaite Cam (Rosthwate Fell), Dovenest Top, Combe Door Top, Combe Head, Glaramara, Looking Steads (Glaramara), Red Beck Top, High House Tarn Top, Allen Crags, Sprinking Tarn, Seathwaite Fell (South Top), Seathwaite Fell, Grains Gill, The Allerdale Ramble, Stockley Bridge, Seathwaite, Thornythwaite Farm, The River Derwent, Seatoller, Borrowdale.

Length: 17km (10.5 miles) | Ascent: 1038m (ft) | Allow at least: 7.25hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard



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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Seathwaite FellFellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Seathwaite Fell

Elaine Evans walked up Seathwaite Fell on June 5th, 2018 [from/via/route] From Seathwaite, via Grains Gill, onto Seathwaite Fell then retraced steps to join path to Allen Crags, from there on to Glaramara, descended to Thornthwaite and back to Seathwaiteby public footpath. [with] Sue [weather] Hot, hot, hot! Very little breeze. Dry and sunny. - Longer day than expected due to being unable to locate path from Glaramara to Seathwaite and having to return via Thornthwaite. Quite a scramble off Glaramara.

Simon Myerscough climbed Seathwaite Fell on April 1st, 2007 [from/via/route] C139 [with] Martin & Bill [weather] Sunny, chilly-ish - Sunny, great views, easy scramble

Phillip Bulley bagged Seathwaite Fell on September 3rd, 2017 [from/via/route] From Seathwaite Farm from Sprinkling Tarn and Descended via wainwright route b [with] Ruby. [weather] Windy with rain.

John Walter hiked Seathwaite Fell on June 17th, 2017 [with] Tricia [weather] Warm

Colin Egan summited Seathwaite Fell on June 8th, 2017 [from/via/route] From Seathwaite and the Grains Gill track, hence to Sprinkling Tarn and out onto Seathwaite Fell. Return via Stye Head [with] My wife Faith. [weather] Atrocious walking conditions, heavy rain and strong winds. - This was the only fell we felt was safe enough to do in such weather, but when you only have 3 walking days you need to be creative with your planning. The streams and waterfalls were at their most impressive but not ideal weather for photos!! The paths were awash in many places, really testing the waterproofing on boots. Sadly mine did not quite hold the damp at bay but Faith's did. We delayed our start til the rain eased but it came back on to rain within half an hour. It had stopped by the time we topped out onto Esk Hause. No view from the summit, as we were in cloud by then, in fact we only found it thanks to other walkers creating a faint but definite track, occasionally backed by spot GPS readings on our location. I have always poo-poo'd sat navs but they do have their uses at times like this. As we walked back towards Stye Head the wind increased and nearly blew us over on several occasions, at one point gusts were blowing water off a waterfall back up into the air. Not unexpected but the Stye Head track where it crosses the bridge over the stream was under inches of water forcing us to divert away from the path by the stream out onto the rough stony fell side. We stopped for a final breather by the 1000ft boulder and were just eating a roll with coffee when the heavens opened again. So much for nearly drying out!! One of the most dramatic days ever and all to bag such a simple fell.

Mark Davidson conquered Seathwaite Fell on February 9th, 2006 [from/via/route] Seatoller, Seathwaite, Stockley Bridge, Grains Gill, Aaron Crags, Seathwaite Fell, Great Slack, Seathwaite Fell (South Top), Sprinkling Tarn, Sty Head, Sty hEad Tarn, Styhead Gill, Taylorgill Force, Seathwaite, Seatoller [with] Mike [weather] Nice and clear

Anthony Scott scaled Seathwaite Fell on October 11th, 2016 [from/via/route] Seatoller [with] me [weather] Grey cloud

Doug Martin walked up Seathwaite Fell on August 17th, 2016 [from/via/route] Shotley Bridge - Sty Head tarn route to intake wall then straight up first gully as per Wainwright book. [with] Left group at wall and went solo. [weather] Best day of the year so far. - Never saw another soul until I approached Sprinkling Tarn where I met the B group.

Charlie Housley climbed Seathwaite Fell on June 16th, 2016 [from/via/route] From Seathwaite to Stockley Bridge and then via Aaron Crags. [with] Solo. [weather] Cloud down to approximately 900m but otherwise a pleasantly warm day where all the cloud pretty much disappeared by 14.00hrs.

Tracey Cowell bagged Seathwaite Fell on March 6th, 2016 [from/via/route] Seathwaite Farm/ Seathwaite Fell/ Sprinkling Tarn/ Ruddy Gill/Grains Gill [with] solo [weather] Clear sunny skies/ Snow on summits

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

Grey Friar and the Seathwaite Fells over Dunnerdale from Hesk Fell

1. Grey Friar and the Seathwaite Fells over Dunnerdale from Hesk Fell
Photo: Andy Malcolm (176)

Skiddaw and Derwent Water (in distance) with Seathwaite Fell and Sprinkling Tarn (foreground) from Great End (Scafell Massif)

2. Skiddaw and Derwent Water (in distance) with Seathwaite Fell and Sprinkling Tarn (foreground) from Great End (Scafell Massif)
Photo: Stephen Dawson (10)


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