Place Fell from Patterdale
Video run time: 26 minutes 52 seconds
A circular from Patterdale up to Boredale Hause and then around up on to Place Fell itself. Wainwright said of Place Fell "Few fells are so well favoured as Place Fell for appraising neighbouring heights. It occupies an exceptionally good position in the curve of Ullswater, in the centre of a great bowl of hills; its summit commands a very beautiful and impressive panorama. On a first visit to Patterdale, Place Fell should be an early objective, for no other viewpoint gives such an appreciation of the design of this lovely corner of Lakeland." The walk then follows the broad ridge to the North-East to gradually descend close to Scalehow Beck and its waterfalls to reach Ullswater. The final three miles of the walk back to Patterdale follow close to the shore of Ullswater along its undulating shoreline path.
|Parking:||Parking available in Patterdale. Once parked, the walk itself starts from in front of the Patterdale Hotel on the (grid reference NY 395 159) - more parking is available in Glenridding about 3/4 mile along the A592.|
|Directions:||Nearest post code for Sat Nav: CA11 0NN - get directions here|
|Walk distance:||7.5 miles (12 Km)|
|Estimated walk time:||4 hours 10 minutes|
|Height climbed:||720 metres|
|Grade:||2-B: A medium length walk that requires modest uphill walking|
|Peaks / summits:||Place Fell|
|Wainwrights:||Place Fell (108th highest - 657m)|
|Map:||Ordnance Survey - Explorer OL5 (The English Lakes - North-eastern Area)
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|Walk features:||Birds, Café, Flowers, Hills or Fells, Lake, Pubs, Stream or River, Views, Waterfall, Wildlife|
|Facilities / refreshments:||2 Pubs in Patterdale, more pubs and cafes in Glenridding less than one mile away|
|Nearest town:||Walk starts in Patterdale - Glenridding is also less than one mile away|
|Local accommodation:||View accommodation close to the start of this walk from Sykes Holiday Cottages|
|Walk Tags:||Video walk, Patterdale, Glenridding, Lake District, Patterdale Hotel, Cumbria, White Lion, Rooking Gill, Boredale Hause, Redgate Head, Round How, Place Fell, Patterdale Common, Hart Crag, Low Moss, High Dodd, Low Moss Gill, Scalehow Beck, Scalehow Force, High Knott, Ullswater, Birk Fell, Silver Point, Silver Crag, Norfolk Island, Devil's Chimney, Side Farm, Wainwright|
|Video run time:||26 minutes 52 seconds|
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