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 . . .

Path in Whinlatter Forest

Path in Whinlatter Forest

Photo: David Hayter (226)

The summit of Ullister Hill

The summit of Ullister Hill

Photo: Christine Shepherd (822)

Elterwater with Lingmoor Fell (left) and The Langdale Pikes (right)

Elterwater with Lingmoor Fell (left) and The Langdale Pikes (right)

Photo: Philip Butler (15)

Skiddaw from Whinlatter (Brown How)

Skiddaw from Whinlatter (Brown How)

Photo: Jayne Morriss (4)

Scawgill Bridge, Whinlatter Pass

Scawgill Bridge, Whinlatter Pass

Photo: Alan Wainwright (152)

The view from the summit of Barf

The view from the summit of Barf

Photo: Christine Shepherd (820)

Path to The Bishop below Barf

Path to The Bishop below Barf

Photo: David Hayter (217)

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)

Sale Fell from Ling Fell (Wythop)

Sale Fell from Ling Fell (Wythop)

Photo: Stephen Collins (59)

Great Knott from the top of Browney Gill

Great Knott from the top of Browney Gill

Photo: Alan Wainwright (155)

Ullister Hill from Lords Seat (Whinlatter)

Ullister Hill from Lords Seat (Whinlatter)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (821)

Whinlatter (Whinlatter Top) summit cairn

Whinlatter (Whinlatter Top) summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (154)

Grisedale Pike from Lord's Seat (Whinlatter)

Grisedale Pike from Lord's Seat (Whinlatter)

Photo: David Hayter (218)

Angler's Crag from the shores of Ennerdale Water

Angler's Crag from the shores of Ennerdale Water

Photo: David Hayter (228)

Whinlatter (Brown How) summit

Whinlatter (Brown How) summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (19)

Bassenthwaite from Barf

Bassenthwaite from Barf

Photo: Gerry Ball (41)

Sculpture outside Whinlatter Forest Park Visitors Centre

Sculpture outside Whinlatter Forest Park Visitors Centre

Photo: Alan Wainwright (144)

The Bassenthwaite Valley from Barf

The Bassenthwaite Valley from Barf

Photo: Alan Wainwright (145)

Skiddaw from Lonscale Fell

Skiddaw from Lonscale Fell

Photo: Jayne Morriss (3)

Heading down towards Scawgill Bridge, Whinlatter Pass from Graystones

Heading down towards Scawgill Bridge, Whinlatter Pass from Graystones

Photo: Alan Wainwright (151)

Trees in Whinlatter Forest

Trees in Whinlatter Forest

Photo: David Hayter (216)

Looking down Lorton Vale from Graystones featuring Whiteside and Grasmoor (left - in mist) and Mellbreak (centre)

Looking down Lorton Vale from Graystones featuring Whiteside and Grasmoor (left - in mist) and Mellbreak (centre)

Photo: Philip Butler (14)

Graystones summit cairn

Graystones summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (150)

Whinlatter (Brown How) summit cairn with Graystones in the distance

Whinlatter (Brown How) summit cairn with Graystones in the distance

Photo: Alan Wainwright (153)

Summit cairn on Broom Fell

Summit cairn on Broom Fell

Photo: Gerry Ball (43)

Comb Beck in Whinlatter Forest

Comb Beck in Whinlatter Forest

Photo: David Hayter (227)

Whinlatter (Brown How) summit

Whinlatter (Brown How) summit

Photo: David Hayter (224)

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

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

Photo: Christine Shepherd (485)

Lord's Seat from Barf

Lord's Seat from Barf

Photo: Gerry Ball (42)

The cairn on the summit of Great Sca Fell

The cairn on the summit of Great Sca Fell

Photo: Christine Shepherd (486)

Sale Fell summit cairn with a snow topped Skiddaw looming in the distance

Sale Fell summit cairn with a snow topped Skiddaw looming in the distance

Photo: Stephen Collins (57)

Barf and The Bishop from Bassenthwaite Lake

Barf and The Bishop from Bassenthwaite Lake

Photo: David Hayter (221)

Graystones above Widow Hause from Broom Fell

Graystones above Widow Hause from Broom Fell

Photo: Alan Wainwright (149)

Brothers Water from the path below Brock Crags

Brothers Water from the path below Brock Crags

Photo: Andy Malcolm (96)

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)

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)

Lord's Seat (Whinlatter) summit with Barf beyond

Lord's Seat (Whinlatter) summit with Barf beyond

Photo: David Hayter (223)

Broom Fell summit cairn

Broom Fell summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (148)

Barf summit appears out of the mist

Barf summit appears out of the mist

Photo: Alan Wainwright (146)

Lord's Seat (Whinlatter) summit

Lord's Seat (Whinlatter) summit

Photo: David Hayter (219)

Stile and cotton grass on the way from Burnbank Fell to Blake.

Stile and cotton grass on the way from Burnbank Fell to Blake.

Photo: Christine Shepherd (20)

Ling Fell (Wythop) from Sale Fell

Ling Fell (Wythop) from Sale Fell

Photo: Stephen Collins (58)

Crummock Water and the Bishop of Barf from Whinlatter Forest Park

Crummock Water and the Bishop of Barf from Whinlatter Forest Park

Photo: Christine Shepherd (819)

Brassington Church

Brassington Church

Photo: David Dayton (29)

Lord's Seat (Whinlatter) summit in mist

Lord's Seat (Whinlatter) summit in mist

Photo: Alan Wainwright (147)

Dodd and Skiddaw from Barf

Dodd and Skiddaw from Barf

Photo: David Hayter (222)

Bassenthwaite Lake and Skiddaw from Barf

Bassenthwaite Lake and Skiddaw from Barf

Photo: David Hayter (220)


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