Place Fell

Start point: Patterdale (NY 394 160)

Patterdale – Side Farm – Boredale Hause – Round How – Place Fell The Knight – Smeathwaite – Side Farm – Patterdale

Distance: 5.6 miles     Total Ascent: 670 metres     Time Taken: 2 hours 30 minutes

Weather: Clearing, windy on the top. 9°C.

I continued working my way around the Far Eastern fells by walking Place Fell from Patterdale today. I found this walk relatively easy and for me the manufactured paths spoiled it; they take away the character and soul of the fells I feel – but I guess that is the price to be paid for popularity. There were lots of sunny spells this morning but the wind up there was wild.

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