Little Meldrum

Height: 404 metres / 1325 feet Grid reference: NY 42201 22783

Birketts grid reference is a bit far out on this one, showing it as being further south nearer Gate Crags.

The Nab, Beda Fell and Place Fell across Ullswater from the top of Little Meldrum

The Nab, Beda Fell and Place Fell across Ullswater from the top of Little Meldrum

Gowbarrow Fell

Start point: Park Brow (NY 397 205)

Park Brow – Green Hill Gowbarrow FellGreat Meldrum (529) – Little Meldrum (530) Watermillock Fell (531) Little Mell FellSwinburn’s Park – Park Brow

Distance: 8 miles     Total Ascent: 770 metres     Time Taken: 4 hours 30 minutes

Weather: Overcast and windy. 10ºC.

The brief winter wonderland interlude is over and it seems to have returned to dull and damp weather. It was raining as I set off this morning for a boggy walk over Gowbarrow Park and beyond, but thankfully that soon let up. There was just a little celebration taking place today too…