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

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Lord's Seat (Whinlatter) at 552m (1812ft). Lord's Seat (Whinlatter) is classified as an Wainwright (No. 147). Lord's Seat (Whinlatter) is also known as an English Dewey (66th highest in England, 151st in England & Wales)Lord's Seat (Whinlatter) is also classified as an English Marilyn (63rd highest in England, 867th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Whinlatter (Whinlatter Top) at 525m (1723ft). Whinlatter (Whinlatter Top) is also known as an English Dewey (126th highest in England, 289th in England & Wales)

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

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

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 . . .

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)

The Bassenthwaite Valley from Barf

The Bassenthwaite Valley from Barf

Photo: Alan Wainwright (145)

Lord's Seat (Whinlatter) summit

Lord's Seat (Whinlatter) summit

Photo: David Hayter (219)

Sculpture outside Whinlatter Forest Park Visitors Centre

Sculpture outside Whinlatter Forest Park Visitors Centre

Photo: Alan Wainwright (144)

Ling Fell (Wythop) from Sale Fell

Ling Fell (Wythop) from Sale Fell

Photo: Stephen Collins (58)

Lord's Seat (Whinlatter) summit in mist

Lord's Seat (Whinlatter) summit in mist

Photo: Alan Wainwright (147)

Trees in Whinlatter Forest

Trees in Whinlatter Forest

Photo: David Hayter (216)

Whinlatter (Brown How) summit

Whinlatter (Brown How) summit

Photo: David Hayter (224)

Lord's Seat from Barf

Lord's Seat from Barf

Photo: Gerry Ball (42)

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)

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)

Bassenthwaite Lake and Skiddaw from Barf

Bassenthwaite Lake and Skiddaw from Barf

Photo: David Hayter (220)

Barf summit appears out of the mist

Barf summit appears out of the mist

Photo: Alan Wainwright (146)

Bassenthwaite from Barf

Bassenthwaite from Barf

Photo: Gerry Ball (41)

Whinlatter (Whinlatter Top) summit cairn

Whinlatter (Whinlatter Top) summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (154)

Whinlatter (Brown How) summit

Whinlatter (Brown How) summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (19)

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

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

Photo: Christine Shepherd (485)

Heading down towards Scawgill Bridge, Whinlatter Pass from Graystones

Heading down towards Scawgill Bridge, Whinlatter Pass from Graystones

Photo: Alan Wainwright (151)

Graystones above Widow Hause from Broom Fell

Graystones above Widow Hause from Broom Fell

Photo: Alan Wainwright (149)

Path in Whinlatter Forest

Path in Whinlatter Forest

Photo: David Hayter (226)

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)

Grisedale Pike from Lord's Seat (Whinlatter)

Grisedale Pike from Lord's Seat (Whinlatter)

Photo: David Hayter (218)

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)

Broom Fell summit cairn

Broom Fell summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (148)

Lord's Seat (Whinlatter) summit with Barf beyond

Lord's Seat (Whinlatter) summit with Barf beyond

Photo: David Hayter (223)

Scawgill Bridge, Whinlatter Pass

Scawgill Bridge, Whinlatter Pass

Photo: Alan Wainwright (152)

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)

Skiddaw from Whinlatter (Brown How)

Skiddaw from Whinlatter (Brown How)

Photo: Jayne Morriss (4)

Dodd and Skiddaw from Barf

Dodd and Skiddaw from Barf

Photo: David Hayter (222)

Path to The Bishop below Barf

Path to The Bishop below Barf

Photo: David Hayter (217)

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)

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)

The view from the summit of Barf

The view from the summit of Barf

Photo: Christine Shepherd (820)

Ullister Hill from Lords Seat (Whinlatter)

Ullister Hill from Lords Seat (Whinlatter)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (821)


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