Walk up Place Fell from Patterdale

Route Summary:

A half day’s walk to the summit of Place Fell from Patterdale.

Distance
Ascent
Time
6.3 km 505 m 3 hours or so

Calculate the time using Naismith’s Rule and factor in your own pace.

Start and Finish: Patterdale

Facilities:

The Patterdale Hotel, The White Lion Inn,  Patterdale Village Store and Post Office and the Patterdale YHA all near the start of this walk.

Check out the businesses nearby for more places to stay and drink.

Hazards:

Remember that we cannot outline every single hazard on a walk – it’s up to you to be safe and competent. Read up on Mountain Safety , Navigation and what equipment you’ll need.

Public Transport:

Stagecoach 508 Bus – Penrith to Windermere and Stagecoach 208 Bus – Keswick to Patterdale (Seasonal March – October)

Traveline for UK Public Transport
Parking and Post Code for Sat Nav (where applicable): CA11 0NN

Pay & Display car park close to the Patterdale Hotel. Alternative free parking can be found at Brother’s Water.

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Walk up Place Fell from Patterdale Details

The summit of Place Fell looms high above Patterdale at the southern end of Ullswater and is one of the most prominent peaks visible from Glenridding. That makes it a compelling half day outing if you’re based here. Place Fell is located between the ranges of Helvellyn and High Street, and so makes a natural viewpoint into the Eastern and Far Eastern Fells.

The walk up Place Fell starts up via Rooking to Boredale Hause on largely good paths before ascending to the summit via the rough crag of Round How. It’s then a short descent via The Knight and back to the start. You can easily extend the walk by descending towards High Dodd towards Sandwick and return along the shore of Ullswater via the Ullswater Bridleway.

Walk up Place Fell from Patterdale Route Description

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