Walk c360 The Lorton and Wythop Fells from Whinlatter Forest Park

Long walk on some of the quieter fells


Route outline for walk c360:

- Whinlatter Forest Park  -   Thwaitehill Knotts  -   Beckstone Plantation  -   Beckstone Gill  -   Barf  -   Lord's Seat (Whinlatter)  -   Broom Fell  -   Low Burthwaite Wood  -   Kelswick Farm  -   Sale Fell  -   Dodd Crag  -   Eskin Farm  -   Corpse Road  -   Ling Fell  -   Wuthop Moss  -   Graystones  -   Scawgill Bridge  -   Whinlatter (Brown How)  -     -   Whinlatter (Whinlatter Top)  -   Whinlatter Forest Park.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
6
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
2
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is Lord's Seat (Whinlatter) at 552m (1812ft). Lord's Seat (Whinlatter) is classified as a Wainwright (No. 147). Lord's Seat (Whinlatter) is also known as an English Dewey (65th in England, 150th in England & Wales)Lord's Seat (Whinlatter) is classified as a Marilyn (63rd highest in England, 864th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Whinlatter (Whinlatter Top), 525m (1723ft). Whinlatter (Whinlatter Top) is also known as an English Dewey (125th in England, 287th in England & Wales)

You will also reach the summit of Whinlatter (Brown How), 517m (1697ft). Whinlatter (Brown How) is classified as a Wainwright (No. 161).

Along the way you will also bag Broom Fell, 511m (1677ft) - a Wainwright (No. 169); Barf 468m (1536ft) - a Wainwright (No. 185); Graystones 452m (1483ft) - a Wainwright (No. 188) and Sale Fell 359m (1178ft) - a Wainwright (No. 208).


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL4
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 89 or 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c360 The Lorton and Wythop Fells from Whinlatter Forest Park

In no particular order . . .

Sculpture outside Whinlatter Forest Park Visitors Centre

Sculpture outside Whinlatter Forest Park Visitors Centre

Photo: Alan Wainwright (144)

Graystones summit cairn

Graystones summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (150)

Binsey and Bassenthwaite Lake from (the lower slopes of) Sale Fell

Binsey and Bassenthwaite Lake from (the lower slopes of) Sale Fell

Photo: Stephen Collins (56)

Leaving Whinlatter Forest on route to Whinlatter (Whinlatter Top) and Whinlatter (Brown How)

Leaving Whinlatter Forest on route to Whinlatter (Whinlatter Top) and Whinlatter (Brown How)

Photo: David Hayter (225)

Whinlatter (Brown How) summit

Whinlatter (Brown How) summit

Photo: David Hayter (224)

Lord's Seat (Whinlatter) summit in mist

Lord's Seat (Whinlatter) summit in mist

Photo: Alan Wainwright (147)

The view from the summit of Lord's Seat (Whinlatter)

The view from the summit of Lord's Seat (Whinlatter)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (485)

Barf and The Bishop from Bassenthwaite Lake

Barf and The Bishop from Bassenthwaite Lake

Photo: David Hayter (221)

Vale of Lorton viewed from the lower southern slopes of Graystones above Darling How Plantation

Vale of Lorton viewed from the lower southern slopes of Graystones above Darling How Plantation

Photo: Andy Malcolm (95)


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