Walk du129 Chapelfell Top from St John's Chapel

Wild moorland walking with fine views


Route outline for walk du129:

St John's Chapel  -  Thatch Mires  -  Chapelfell Top  -  Fendrith Hill  -  Swinhope Moor  -  Dora's Seat  -  Swinhope Head  -  Swinside House  -  Daddry Shield  -  River Wear  -  Weardale  -  The Weardale Way  -  St John's Chapel




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

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

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Chapelfell Top at 700m (2298ft). Chapelfell Top is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (105th highest in England, 173rd highest in England & Wales) Chapelfell Top is also known as an English Nuttall (132nd highest in England, 218th highest in England & Wales).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Fendrith Hill at 697m (2287ft). Fendrith Hill is also known as an English Nuttall (137th highest in England, 226th highest in England & Wales). The summit of Fendrith Hill is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Weardale Way, a 117km (73 miles) linear footpath connecting Roker in Tyne and Wear, England with Wearhead in County Durham, England. The Weardale Way is waymarked by named posts. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Weardale Way.


You can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL31 North Pennines - Teesdale & Weardale


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

91 Appleby-in-Westmorland


92 Barnard Castle & surrounding area


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk du129 Chapelfell Top from St John's Chapel

In no particular order . . .

Walk du129 Chapelfell Top from St John's Chapel - Peat Hags on Chapelfell Top

Peat Hags on Chapelfell Top

Photo: Christine Shepherd (407)

Walk du129 Chapelfell Top from St John's Chapel - The River Wear in Weardale

The River Wear in Weardale

Photo: Matt Porter (16)

Walk du129 Chapelfell Top from St John's Chapel - Chapelfell Top summit cairn

Chapelfell Top summit cairn

Photo: Matt Porter (5)

Walk du129 Chapelfell Top from St John's Chapel - The church in the village of St John's Chapel, Weardale

The church in the village of St John's Chapel, Weardale

Photo: Matt Porter (1)

Walk du129 Chapelfell Top from St John's Chapel - The River Wear in Weardale

The River Wear in Weardale

Photo: Matt Porter (14)

Walk du129 Chapelfell Top from St John's Chapel - On The Weardale Way looking towards Elephant Trees

On The Weardale Way looking towards Elephant Trees

Photo: David Wright (187)

Walk du129 Chapelfell Top from St John's Chapel - The River Wear in Weardale

The River Wear in Weardale

Photo: Matt Porter (17)

Walk du129 Chapelfell Top from St John's Chapel - The River Wear in Weardale

The River Wear in Weardale

Photo: Matt Porter (18)

Walk du129 Chapelfell Top from St John's Chapel - The boundary ditch from Chapelfell Top

The boundary ditch from Chapelfell Top

Photo: Christine Shepherd (421)

Walk du129 Chapelfell Top from St John's Chapel - The River Wear in Weardale

The River Wear in Weardale

Photo: John Bragg (2)

Walk du129 Chapelfell Top from St John's Chapel - The River Wear in Weardale

The River Wear in Weardale

Photo: John Bragg (3)

Walk du129 Chapelfell Top from St John's Chapel - Fendrith Hill summit trig point

Fendrith Hill summit trig point

Photo: Matt Porter (6)

Walk du129 Chapelfell Top from St John's Chapel - St John's Chapel, Weardale

St John's Chapel, Weardale

Photo: Matt Porter (2)

Walk du129 Chapelfell Top from St John's Chapel - Chapelfell Top summit cairn

Chapelfell Top summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (422)

Walk du129 Chapelfell Top from St John's Chapel - Carr Brow Moor beyond Weardale from the lower slopes of Chapelfell Top

Carr Brow Moor beyond Weardale from the lower slopes of Chapelfell Top

Photo: Matt Porter (4)

Walk du129 Chapelfell Top from St John's Chapel - The River Wear in Weardale

The River Wear in Weardale

Photo: Matt Porter (13)

Walk du129 Chapelfell Top from St John's Chapel - The Ski Tow on Swinhope Moor

The Ski Tow on Swinhope Moor

Photo: Christine Shepherd (409)

Walk du129 Chapelfell Top from St John's Chapel - Fendrith Hill Summit Trig Point

Fendrith Hill Summit Trig Point

Photo: Christine Shepherd (403)

Walk du129 Chapelfell Top from St John's Chapel - Upper Weardale

Upper Weardale

Photo: Mike Knipe (88)

Walk du129 Chapelfell Top from St John's Chapel - Small Pond on the way back to St John

Small Pond on the way back to St John's Chapel

Photo: Christine Shepherd (408)


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