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Low Fell and Fellbarrow from Loweswater
Introduction to Walk 1302

Photo from the walk - Low Fell and Fellbarrow from Loweswater

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District Western Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Ascent - 1800 feet / 545 metres

Time - 4 hours 50 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

Low Fell and Fellbarrow are two lower Wainwrights near Loweswater and together form the basis for an enjoyable Lake District walk. Despite their smaller stature, Low Fell in particular offers one of the great Lakeland views with Crummock Water the centre of the scene. Wainwrights included in this walk are - Fellbarrow, Low Fell. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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