Walk du145 Chapelfell Top from St John's Chapel

Wild moorland walking with fine views


Route outline for walk du145:

St John's Chapel  -  Thatch Mires  -  Chapelfell Top  -  Fendrith Hill  -  Swinhope Moor  -  Dora's Seat  -  Swinhope Head  -  Westernhope Moor  -  Black Hill (Westernhope Moor)  -  Littlewood Farm  -  Brotherlee  -  Shield  -  River Wear  -  Weardale  -  The Weardale Way  -  Westgate  -  Daddry  -  St John's Chapel.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
2
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
3
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 703m (2307ft). Chapelfell Top is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (103rd highest in England, 171st highest in England & Wales). Chapelfell Top is also known as an English Nuttall (128th highest in England, 213th highest in England & Wales).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Fendrith Hill at 696m (2284ft). Fendrith Hill is also known as an English Nuttall (140th highest in England, 229th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Westernhope Moor at 675m (2215ft). Westernhope Moor is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (119th highest in England, 203rd highest in England & Wales). Westernhope Moor is also known as an English Nuttall (160th highest in England, 270th highest in England & Wales).

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL31
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 91 or 92
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk du145 Chapelfell Top from St John's Chapel

In no particular order . . .

Chapelfell Top summit cairn

Chapelfell Top summit cairn

Photo: Matt Porter (5)

The River Wear in Weardale

The River Wear in Weardale

Photo: Matt Porter (16)

Upper Weardale

Upper Weardale

Photo: Mike Knipe (88)

The River Wear in Weardale

The River Wear in Weardale

Photo: Matt Porter (15)

Frozen pond on Black Hill (Westernhope Moor) Upper Weardale

Frozen pond on Black Hill (Westernhope Moor) Upper Weardale

Photo: Mike Knipe (219)

Trig Point on the northern end of the Black Hill (Westernhope Moor) ridge

Trig Point on the northern end of the Black Hill (Westernhope Moor) ridge

Photo: Matt Porter (11)

Chapelfell Top summit cairn

Chapelfell Top summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (422)

Peacock at a farmhouse in Brotherlee

Peacock at a farmhouse in Brotherlee

Photo: Matt Porter (12)

The River Wear in Weardale

The River Wear in Weardale

Photo: Matt Porter (18)

St John's Chapel, Weardale

St John's Chapel, Weardale

Photo: Matt Porter (2)


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