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

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) and a Wainwright (No. ). Chapelfell Top is also known as an English Nuttall (128th in England, 213th in England & Wales).

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

You will also reach the summit of Westernhope Moor, 675m (2215ft). Westernhope Moor is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (119th highest in England, 203rd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Westernhope Moor is also known as an English Nuttall (160th in England, 270th in England & Wales).


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 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 . . .

Peacock at a farmhouse in Brotherlee

Peacock at a farmhouse in Brotherlee

Photo: Matt Porter (12)

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)

The River Wear south of Wolsingham

The River Wear south of Wolsingham

Photo: David Wright (186)

Chapelfell Top summit cairn

Chapelfell Top summit cairn

Photo: Matt Porter (5)

Little Fell (Burton Fell) from the path to Mickle Fell

Little Fell (Burton Fell) from the path to Mickle Fell

Photo: Christine Shepherd (412)

Westernhope Moor Summit Trig Point

Westernhope Moor Summit Trig Point

Photo: Christine Shepherd (411)

On The Weardale Way looking towards Elephant Trees

On The Weardale Way looking towards Elephant Trees

Photo: David Wright (187)

The Glenkins Sculpture

The Glenkins Sculpture

Photo: Mike Knipe (89)

Fendrith Hill summit trig point

Fendrith Hill summit trig point

Photo: Matt Porter (6)

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)


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