Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill

Fine views of Tarn Hows and southern lakeland


Route outline for walk c353:

Tom Gill Car Park  -  Glen Mary Bridge  -  Yew Tree Farm  -  Yew Tree Farm  -  Harry Guards Wood  -  Uskdale Gap  -  Holme Fell  -  Holme Hill Wood  -  Low Tilberthwaite  -  Hodge Close Quarry  -  High Tilberthwaite  -  Wythebank  -  High Oxenfell Farm  -  Low Arnside  -  Black Fell (Black Crag)  -  Iron Keld  -  Tarn Hows  -  Tom Gill Waterfalls  -  Tom Gill Car Park.




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
2
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Black Fell (Black Crag) at 323m (1060ft). Black Fell (Black Crag) is classified as an Wainwright (No. 212). The summit of Black Fell (Black Crag) is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Holme Fell at 317m (1040ft). Holme Fell is classified as an Wainwright (No. 213). Holme Fell is also known as English Marilyn (125th highest in England, 1351st highest in the UK).


You can find more walks near this one 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):

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

90 Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill

In no particular order . . .

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Arnside Sands, Morecambe Bay

Arnside Sands, Morecambe Bay

Photo: Darren Proctor (8)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Lingmore Fell and the Langdale Pikes from Iron Keld near Tarn Hows

Lingmore Fell and the Langdale Pikes from Iron Keld near Tarn Hows

Photo: Andy Malcolm (37)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Wetherlam with the Langdale Pikes beyond from Iron Keld near Tarn Hows

Wetherlam with the Langdale Pikes beyond from Iron Keld near Tarn Hows

Photo: Andy Malcolm (35)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - The Langdale Pikes from Holme Fell

The Langdale Pikes from Holme Fell

Photo: Raymond Brown (24)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Tarn Hows in November

Tarn Hows in November

Photo: Linda Royston (5)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Disused track bed in Hodge Close Quarry, High Tilberthwaite

Disused track bed in Hodge Close Quarry, High Tilberthwaite

Photo: Chris Leonard (30)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Tarn Hows

Tarn Hows

Photo: Tony Higgs (6)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - The Consiton Fells from Black Fell (Black Crag)

The Consiton Fells from Black Fell (Black Crag)

Photo: Stephen Collins (52)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Slate quarry near Hodge Close

Slate quarry near Hodge Close

Photo: David Wright (165)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Ambleside and Windermere from Black Fell (Black Crag)

Ambleside and Windermere from Black Fell (Black Crag)

Photo: David Hayter (257)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - The Tom Gill Waterfalls near Tarn Hows

The Tom Gill Waterfalls near Tarn Hows

Photo: David Wright (161)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Entrance to Hodge Close Quarry, High Tilberthwaite

Entrance to Hodge Close Quarry, High Tilberthwaite

Photo: Chris Leonard (32)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - The view west to The Coniston Fells and Wetherlam from near Low Arnside Farm

The view west to The Coniston Fells and Wetherlam from near Low Arnside Farm

Photo: David Wright (163)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Tarn Hows

Tarn Hows

Photo: Derek Royston (1)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Snow on The Langdale Pikes featuring Pike of Stickle (Pike o' Stickle), Loft Crag and Harrison Stickle from Holme Fell

Snow on The Langdale Pikes featuring Pike of Stickle (Pike o' Stickle), Loft Crag and Harrison Stickle from Holme Fell

Photo: Rob Barklamb (40)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Tom Gill Waterfall, Tarn Hows

Tom Gill Waterfall, Tarn Hows

Photo: Mark Jolley (21)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Heather and crags on Holme Fell

Heather and crags on Holme Fell

Photo: Raymond Brown (21)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - The Steep Sides of Hodge Close Quarry, High Tilberthwaite

The Steep Sides of Hodge Close Quarry, High Tilberthwaite

Photo: Chris Leonard (33)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Hampsfell above Grange-over-Sands across Morecambe Bay from Arnside

Hampsfell above Grange-over-Sands across Morecambe Bay from Arnside

Photo: Darren Proctor (9)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Tarn Hows

Tarn Hows

Photo: Glynn Trueman (24)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Wythebank Farm

Wythebank Farm

Photo: Stephen Collins (43)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Southern Lake Windermere from Black Fell (Black Crag)

Southern Lake Windermere from Black Fell (Black Crag)

Photo: Stephen Collins (50)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Holme Hill Wood

Holme Hill Wood

Photo: Chris Leonard (24)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Tarn Hows

Tarn Hows

Photo: David Wright (159)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Tarn Hows

Tarn Hows

Photo: Mark Jolley (7)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - High Tilberthwaite

High Tilberthwaite

Photo: Chris Leonard (28)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - The beach at Arnside, Morecambe Bay

The beach at Arnside, Morecambe Bay

Photo: Darren Proctor (12)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Ambleside and Lake Windermere from Black Fell (Black Crag) summit

Ambleside and Lake Windermere from Black Fell (Black Crag) summit

Photo: Stephen Collins (45)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Tarn Hows

Tarn Hows

Photo: Mark Jolley (15)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Coniston Water from Holme Fell

Coniston Water from Holme Fell

Photo: Raymond Brown (22)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Low Arnside from near Black Fell (Black Crag)

Low Arnside from near Black Fell (Black Crag)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (80)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Fishermen on Arnside Sands, Morecambe Bay

Fishermen on Arnside Sands, Morecambe Bay

Photo: Darren Proctor (11)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Tarn Hows

Tarn Hows

Photo: Mark Jolley (8)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - The Old Man of Coniston from Holme Fell

The Old Man of Coniston from Holme Fell

Photo: Raymond Brown (25)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Tarn Hows

Tarn Hows

Photo: Mark Jolley (11)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Tarn Hows from Black Fell (Black Crag)

Tarn Hows from Black Fell (Black Crag)

Photo: Stephen Collins (51)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Tarn Hows

Tarn Hows

Photo: David Wright (160)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Darryl on top of the overlook above Tarn Hows

Darryl on top of the overlook above Tarn Hows

Photo: Nanci Moll (1)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Disused track bed in Hodge Close Quarry, High Tilberthwaite

Disused track bed in Hodge Close Quarry, High Tilberthwaite

Photo: Chris Leonard (37)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Holme Fell summit cairn

Holme Fell summit cairn

Photo: David Hayter (253)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Tarn Hows

Tarn Hows

Photo: Glynn Trueman (23)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Hodge Close Quarry from Low Tilberthwaite

Hodge Close Quarry from Low Tilberthwaite

Photo: Chris Leonard (27)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Helvellyn and Fairfield from Holme Fell

Helvellyn and Fairfield from Holme Fell

Photo: Raymond Brown (26)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Wetherlam and Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) from Black Fell (Black Crag)

Wetherlam and Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) from Black Fell (Black Crag)

Photo: Stephen Collins (53)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - The Langdale Pikes from a frozen Tarn Hows

The Langdale Pikes from a frozen Tarn Hows

Photo: Andy Malcolm (194)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Tarn Hows

Tarn Hows

Photo: Mark Jolley (13)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - In Hodge Close Quarry, High Tilberthwaite

In Hodge Close Quarry, High Tilberthwaite

Photo: Chris Leonard (38)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Water in the bottom of Hodge Close Quarry, High Tilberthwaite

Water in the bottom of Hodge Close Quarry, High Tilberthwaite

Photo: Chris Leonard (31)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Hodge Close Quarry, High Tilberthwaite

Hodge Close Quarry, High Tilberthwaite

Photo: Chris Leonard (34)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Downstream from the Tom Gill Waterfalls near Tarn Hows

Downstream from the Tom Gill Waterfalls near Tarn Hows

Photo: David Wright (162)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Path to Low Arnside

Path to Low Arnside

Photo: David Hayter (259)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Haws in Harry Guards Wood

Haws in Harry Guards Wood

Photo: David Hayter (251)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Tarn Hows

Tarn Hows

Photo: Mark Jolley (18)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Lake Windermere from Black Fell (Black Crag) summit

Lake Windermere from Black Fell (Black Crag) summit

Photo: Stephen Collins (46)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Lake Windermere from Black Fell (Black Crag)

Lake Windermere from Black Fell (Black Crag)

Photo: Stephen Collins (49)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Wythebank quarry

Wythebank quarry

Photo: David Hayter (260)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Track on Low Arnside

Track on Low Arnside

Photo: Stephen Collins (44)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Low Arnside from Black Fell (Black Crag)

Low Arnside from Black Fell (Black Crag)

Photo: David Hayter (254)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Bottom of Tom Gill Falls near Tarn Hows

Bottom of Tom Gill Falls near Tarn Hows

Photo: David Wright (66)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Tarn Hows

Tarn Hows

Photo: Mark Jolley (20)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - High above Hodge Close Quarry from Low Tilberthwaite

High above Hodge Close Quarry from Low Tilberthwaite

Photo: Chris Leonard (25)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Arnside Pier - the start of an alternative coast to coast walk

Arnside Pier - the start of an alternative coast to coast walk

Photo: Patricia Ogden (1)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Tarn Hows

Tarn Hows

Photo: Mark Jolley (22)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Sheep on Black Fell (Black Crag)

Sheep on Black Fell (Black Crag)

Photo: David Hayter (255)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Not a breath of wind on Arnside Sands, Morecambe Bay

Not a breath of wind on Arnside Sands, Morecambe Bay

Photo: Darren Proctor (10)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Tarn Hows

Tarn Hows

Photo: Mark Jolley (16)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Holme Fell summit

Holme Fell summit

Photo: David Hayter (252)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Disused track bed in Hodge Close Quarry, High Tilberthwaite

Disused track bed in Hodge Close Quarry, High Tilberthwaite

Photo: Chris Leonard (36)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - The Langdale Pikes from Holme Fell

The Langdale Pikes from Holme Fell

Photo: Raymond Brown (20)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Hodge Close Quarry, High Tilberthwaite

Hodge Close Quarry, High Tilberthwaite

Photo: Chris Leonard (35)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Lake Windermere from Black Fell (Black Crag)

Lake Windermere from Black Fell (Black Crag)

Photo: Stephen Collins (48)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Tarn Hows

Tarn Hows

Photo: Mark Jolley (10)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - North from Black Fell (Black Crag)

North from Black Fell (Black Crag)

Photo: David Hayter (256)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Tarn Hows

Tarn Hows

Photo: David Hugue (1)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Tarn Hows

Tarn Hows

Photo: Mark Jolley (17)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Dollywagon and Fairfield from Tarn Hows

Dollywagon and Fairfield from Tarn Hows

Photo: Andy Malcolm (195)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Ambleside and Lake Windermere from Black Fell (Black Crag)

Ambleside and Lake Windermere from Black Fell (Black Crag)

Photo: Stephen Collins (47)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Yew Tree Farm with Raven Crag (Holme Crag) beyond

Yew Tree Farm with Raven Crag (Holme Crag) beyond

Photo: David Hayter (250)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - High above Hodge Close Quarry from Low Tilberthwaite

High above Hodge Close Quarry from Low Tilberthwaite

Photo: Chris Leonard (26)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Tarn Hows

Tarn Hows

Photo: Mark Jolley (19)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Tarn Hows

Tarn Hows

Photo: Mark Jolley (12)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - The Langdale Pikes from Black Fell (Black Crag)

The Langdale Pikes from Black Fell (Black Crag)

Photo: Stephen Collins (54)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Woods above Tarn Hows

Woods above Tarn Hows

Photo: Andy Roberts (1)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - The Furness Fells above Crook Beck from near Low Tilberthwaite

The Furness Fells above Crook Beck from near Low Tilberthwaite

Photo: Andy Malcolm (131)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Tarn Hows

Tarn Hows

Photo: Mark Jolley (14)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Hodge Close Quarry, High Tilberthwaite

Hodge Close Quarry, High Tilberthwaite

Photo: Chris Leonard (29)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Tarn Hows

Tarn Hows

Photo: Mark Jolley (9)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Loughrigg Fell from High Oxenfell Farm

Loughrigg Fell from High Oxenfell Farm

Photo: David Hayter (258)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Wetherlam from Holme Fell

Wetherlam from Holme Fell

Photo: Raymond Brown (23)

Walk c353 Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) and Tarn Hows from Tom Gill - Tarn Hows in the snow

Tarn Hows in the snow

Photo: Andy Malcolm (39)


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