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Fair Snape Fell from Fell Foot, Forest of Bowland
Introduction to Walk 2505

Photo from the walk - Fair Snape Fell from Fell Foot, Forest of Bowland

Region - Forest of Bowland

County/Area - Lancashire

Author - Paul Heap

Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Ascent - 1680 feet / 509 metres

Time - 4 hours 40 minutes

Grade - moderate

The Forest of Bowland offers some excellent walking in Lancashire and is designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This walk to the summit of Fair Snape Fell offers excellent views as a reward for the uphill sections of the route. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

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Saddle Fell, Fair Snape Fell & Parlick from Chipping
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The River Brock & Beacon Fell
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Hazelhurst Fell, Fair Snape Fell and Parlick
Grade - moderate
Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km
Walk 1218
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Fiensdale Head & Bleasdale Water, Forest of Bowland
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Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 2594
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Totridge Fell & Fiendsdale Head, Forest of Bowland
Grade - moderate
Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km
Walk 2508
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Dunsop Fell & the Forest of Bowland
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 2510
5.3 miles / 8.4 km away
Totridge Fell via Langden & Bleadale Water
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Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 2555
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Whitendale from Dunsop Bridge
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 2556
5.3 miles / 8.4 km away
Whitendale & Dunsop Fell from Dunsop Bridge
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 15.0 miles / 24.4 km
Walk 2331
5.3 miles / 8.4 km away
Whin Fell & Ouster Rake from Dunsop Bridge
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.3 miles / 13.5 km

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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