Welcome to walkthefells.net

The main aim of this site has been to build up a comprehensive and practical resource dedicated to walking in the English Lake District. I am passionate about the Lake District and as a regular walker the website has grown around my personal online walking log. This shows you the Lake District at all times of year, in all weather conditions, and although the site may have a bias towards the fells themselves, it is by no means restricted to the higher places. I’m confident that there is something here for everyone, from the hardened fellwalker to the complete novice out for a short stroll.

Hopefully it does what it says on the tin, and the website is indeed “Delivering the Lake District to your home”

The walks from walkthefells.net

Recent Walks

9th August 2014

Derwent Water and Walla Crag

10.8 mile / 1400 ft ascent (more or less)

Portinscale - Nichol End - Bottom of Cat Bells - path along the side of Cat Bells - Great Bay - Borrowdale Road - Barrow Bay - Ashness Bridge - Walla Crag - Rakefoot Farm - Springs Wood - Keswick - Portinscale

7th August 2014

Scafell and Slight Side from Eskdale Green

15 mile / 4100 ft ascent

Eskdale Green - Giggle Alley - Porterthwaite - Miterdale - Low Place - Miterdale Head - Burnmoor Tarn - Burnmoor Lodge - Bulatt Bridge - Hard Rigg - Green How - Scafell - Slight Side - Broad Tongue - Hardrigg Gill - Bulatt Bridge - Eskdale Moor - Brat's Moss - Blea Tarn - Fell End - Hollin How - Eskdale Green

6th August 2014

Latrigg and Keswick railway path

6.2 mile / 1200 ft ascent

Briar Rigg - Mallen Dodd - Latrigg - Brundholme - Keswick Railway Path - Keswick - Briar Rigg

4th August 2014

Cogra Moss and Blake Fell

5.3 mile / 1600 ft ascent

Felldyke - Cogra Moss - Low Pen - High Pen - Blake Fell - (near sharp Knott) - Forest track back to Cogra Moss - Felldyke

26th July 2014

Helvellyn to Stybarrow Dodd

10.2 mile / 3700 ft ascent

Swirls - Helvellyn Gill - Browncove Crags - Helvellyn - Helvellyn Lower Man - White Side - Raise - Ski Tow - top of Sticks Pass - Stybarrow Dodd - Sticks Pass - Stanah - Thirlmere shore path - Dalehead Hall - Swirls

25th July 2014

Broom Fell and Lord's Seat

4.8 mile / about 1300 ft ascent

Darling How - Aiken Plantation - South ridge - Broom Fell - Lord's Seat - Aiken Plantation - Darling How

23rd July 2014

A very hot circuit of Coniston Water

14.1 mile / a couple of hundred ft ascent

Coniston - Coniston Hall - shore path to Sunny Bank - Sunnybank Cottage - Water Yeat - Bouthery Bridge - High Nibthwaite - road along eastern side of lake - Brantwood - How Head - Coniston

22nd July 2014

An evening on Sale Fell

3.6 mile / 900 ft ascent

road near Wythop Church - Sale Fell - Rivings - Chapel Wood - Wythop old church (ruin) - Kelswick - below Dodd Crag - road near Wythop Church

21st July 2014

A summer evening at Whitehaven harbour



Yearly Walking Logs

Open Year Walks Distance (m)
    1396 10,190
Note: no walks were recorded prior to mid 2003

Walks by starting point

Find a walk using an overview map showing all the places I have used as a starting point for a walk

Walks without summits

Choose a lower level walk that does not include any of the fell tops

Cross referencing distance X ascent


The Fells - Find a walk that includes the fell of your choice

Misc website links from walkthefells.net

Past Times

Sheepfolds and ruins of the Lake District


A bit about me and the site





Sorry folks but I’ve had to remove my email address from the website. I was getting far more emails than I have the time to read and reply to.
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