Cold Fell

Sunday 11th June.  Free Guided Walk.

A Midsummer walk up our highest local mountain. (621m / 2000ft).  Distance 7- 8 miles. Moderate pace. 380 metres of ascent. Can be wet, rough and boggy ground but the views are fantastic. On a clear day you can see over to Cross Fell.

Route: over Cold Fell to Brown Fell, down to the Gairs track, return to Clesketts via Howgill.  Birds we might see:  curlew, lapwing, golden plover, stonechat, whinchat, skylark, reed bunting, meadow pipit.

Meet members of the group for a relaxed Sunday morning coffee beforehand from 10.00am at Hallbankgate Hub. https://hallbankgatehub.org/cafe/, Or meet at Brampton Moot Hall at 10.30am for lift share to walk start, Or meet ar RSPB Clesketts carpark at Hallbankgate at 10.45am.

Walk leader: Nicky Beecham, with help from Liz and Chris Hind, local bird experts.

Bring a packed lunch.  Sorry, no dogs on this walk because of ground nesting birds.

 

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Featured watercolour of Cold Fell by Francis Robson.

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