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Souther Fell
522m (1713ft)

The Northern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England

Souther Fell is pronounced 'Sue_Ter Fell'.

The summit of Souther Fell is marked by a cairn..


Record Souther Fell as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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(No. 164)

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English Dewey
132nd highest in England,
303rd in England & Wales

Walk Souther Fell walking UK Mountains in The Northern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria, England

Souther Fell Summit

Photo: Andy Malcolm

You can find Souther Fell & 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):

OL5 The English Lakes - North Eastern area


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

90 Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside


See Souther Fell and the surrounding tops on our free-to-access 'Google Style' Peak Bagging Maps:

See Souther Fell and the surrounding tops on our downloadable PDF Peak Bagging Maps:

NB: Whether you print off a copy on to paper or download it to your phone, these PDF Peak Baggers Maps will prove incredibly useful when your are up there on the tops and you cannot get a phone signal!


Not familiar with Souther Fell?

See the location of Souther Fell and all 3 walks that climb it on an interactive Google Map


You can walk to the top of Souther Fell by using any of these 3 easy‑to‑follow route maps:
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Walk c122 Bowscale Fell from Mungrisdale

Quieter alternative to crowded Blencathra

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 7.75ml (12.5km)
Ascent:2,453ft (748m)
Time:5.25hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 6 Icon (Moderate)
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Walk c191 The Glendermackin Round from Mungrisdale

Popular round - pick a weekday

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 9.5ml (15km)
Ascent:3,070ft (936m)
Time:6½ hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 7 Icon (Hard)
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Walk c245 Blencathra from Mungrisdale

Popular round - pick a weekday

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 11ml (17.5km)
Ascent:3,264ft (995m)
Time:7.25hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 7 Icon (Hard)

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

David Higginbottom walked up Souther Fell on April 23rd, 2024 [from/via/route] C245 [with] Carolyn [weather] Good

Martin Hartshorne climbed Souther Fell on January 12th, 2024 [from/via/route] Mungrisdale [with] finley [weather] Grey low cloud cold, up thro the clouds blue skies & sunshine, stunning - All you could see was the highest mountain peaks poking out of the cloud

Mr M A Blanchard bagged Souther Fell on September 25th, 2023 [with] Ted Florence Woodie Millie [weather] Sunny

Paul Macey hiked Souther Fell on July 20th, 2023 [from/via/route] Using Walk 245 [weather] Mostly sunny some cloud towards end but not much 19 degrees at finish

Rob Prikanowski summited Souther Fell on June 7th, 2023 [from/via/route] c245 [weather] Cloudy, later sunny & warm.

Christine Shepherd conquered Souther Fell on October 5th, 2008 [from/via/route] Used walk c122 from Mungrisedale. Climbed again 10.08.2021 using walk c245 Repeated walk c245 on 3.4.2023 [with] On my own [weather] A bright Autumn day. - Wished I had included Blencathra on this walk. Did this again using walk c245 which does include Blencathra!

Angeline Grieveson scaled Souther Fell on February 21st, 2023 [with] Dotty

Iain Jones walked up Souther Fell on September 4th, 2022 [from/via/route] Trail Run from Mungrisdale

Mr Davison climbed Souther Fell on June 25th, 2022 [from/via/route] blencathra & mungrisdale [with] ian furey, Ian F, Matrin, Mike, Simon [weather] windy, rain, sun

Geoff Hand bagged Souther Fell on June 21st, 2022 [from/via/route] Walk c245 Blencathra or saddleback from Mungrisdale. So Mumgrisdale, Souther Fell, Blencathra, Atkinson Pike, Mungrisdale Common, Bannerdale Craggs, Bowscale Fell, back over Tarn Crags Top & Raven Crags. [with] With Tess, and Richard Macilwaine a fell running friend. [weather] Beautiful day, broken cloud, cool at times, 10mph wind. - Spotted a Red Squirrel on at the start, lots of swallows on Blencathra! plenty skylarks & then we saw a hare just as we were returning into Mungrisdale. Busy on Blencathra.

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

Bowscale Fell, Carrock Fell and Souther Fell from the old coach road nr Barbary Rigg

Bowscale Fell, Carrock Fell and Souther Fell from the old coach road nr Barbary Rigg

Photo: Gerry Ball (23)

The North Western Fells (far left distance), Carl Side, Skiddaw and Lonscale Fell (centre left), Great Calva (centre) and Belncathra or Saddleback, Bannerdale Crags and Souther Fell (centre right) and the shoulder of Clough Head (far right) from the summit of High Rigg

The North Western Fells (far left distance), Carl Side, Skiddaw and Lonscale Fell (centre left), Great Calva (centre) and Belncathra or Saddleback, Bannerdale Crags and Souther Fell (centre right) and the shoulder of Clough Head (far right) from the summit of High Rigg

Photo: Peter Crumpler (3)

Mungrisdale from the lower slopes of Souther Fell

Mungrisdale from the lower slopes of Souther Fell

Photo: Alan Wainwright (106)

Carl Side, Skiddaw and Lonscale Fell (centre left), Great Calva (centre) and Belncathra or Saddleback, Bannerdale Crags and Souther Fell (centre right) from the summit of High Rigg

Carl Side, Skiddaw and Lonscale Fell (centre left), Great Calva (centre) and Belncathra or Saddleback, Bannerdale Crags and Souther Fell (centre right) from the summit of High Rigg

Photo: Peter Crumpler (4)

Bannerdale Crags (mid-ground) and Blencathra (or Saddleback) from Souther Fell

Bannerdale Crags (mid-ground) and Blencathra (or Saddleback) from Souther Fell

Photo: Alan Wainwright (107)

Souther Fell summit cairn with Blencathra (or Saddleback) (distance) and Bannerdale Crags in the background

Souther Fell summit cairn with Blencathra (or Saddleback) (distance) and Bannerdale Crags in the background

Photo: Alan Wainwright (108)


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