17th April 2006

A nice lower walk over two Loweswater fells


Walk Overview
Time 11.00 to 14.00
Duration 3 hr
Distance 6.3 mile
Ascent 1768 ft
Walking with On my own
Loweswater - Mosser Road - Fellbarrow - Low Fell - Darling Fell - Loweswater
Fells visited
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Starting Point Information Centre
Roadside parking, Loweswater (waterend)

Assuming that everyone parks properly, there is room for quite a few cars along here. This is my prefered starting point for a circuit of Loweswater or a walk onto the Fellbarrow / Low Fell ridge.


Route Map

The Mosser Road, as it says on the sign from the main Loweswater road "unfit for cars".

Looking across to the undulating ridge between Fellbarrow and low Fell. Taken from the Mosser Road.

Darling Fell in the foreground with rain clouds over the Western fells.

And looking a little further around towards Grasmoor.

The route to Low fell from Fellbarrow.

And looking back to Fellbarrow.

Lorton Vale.

Carling Knott and Burnbank Fell taken from the path down from Low Fell.

The lowest point between Low Fell and Darling Fell where the path crosses Crabtree Beck.

Crummock Water and Buttermere.

Low Fell with Grasmoor behind and Crummock Water in the valley.

Looking in the same direction from Darling Fell summit.

Loweswater with Burnbank Fell.

Fellbarrow, this time from the stile just past Darling Fell.

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