The summit is crossed by the Pennine Way. And so, I plopped over the misty Pennines to Kirkland to wait for Jenny and Gordon and the four walkers who turned up and, in improving conditions, we set off hopefully for Cross Fell. go4mailvariable='' Home    Accommodation is not included, however we can recommend somewhere to suit your requirements. A walk in wild, remote country with fine views on a clear day. These are ordered below with the most popular ones first. This great big brute of a hill dominates Cumbria's Eden Valley, forming the focal point of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Your Stories    Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Expeditions We are a Licenced AAP and can provide training and assessment for your DofE Expedition. Where the gradient becomes more taxing, … Click here for the A - Z, load all 12 walk photos from Walk c317 Cross Fell from Kirkland, Questions & Answers about Walking & Hiking. Cookies must be enabled for you to Log On successfully. See the Birdingplaces-map below. At just under 3000 feet, Cross Fell 's summit is the highest point in England outside the Lake District, and although this mountain is more plateau than peak, its sheer bulk gives it an undeniable physical presence. Adventure activities licensing ensures that activity providers follow good safety management practices. Cross Fell is also classified as an English Marilyn (5th highest in England, 248th highest in the UK). Free example walks, See/Show Password North-east from the village of Milburn to Silverband Mine, followed by a U-shaped walk to the summit of Great Dun Fell. For help logging on, see Help > FAQs > Logging On. See Help > FAQs - Logging On for details on how to enable cookies in your browser. document.write('' + go4mailvariable + '<\/a>') This is an excellent walk with great views for the summit of Cross Fell and with a real sense of peace and quiet, thoroughly enjoyable, well done. Get in touch to discuss your requirements. Author - Lou Johnson. Talk to us    Please indicate where each photo was taken. This email address is protected by JavaScript. Copyright © 2000-2021 TMDH Limited. It is the only place in England with a named wind peculiar to itself; the Helm Wind. And so, armed with a cheese and onion flan (only Southerners and the genetically effeminate eat quiche), a fine banana a mince pie (we still have lots) and some fair trade chocolate, the knipemobile screeched to a halt in a shower of flying pebbles in the turning circle of the unoccupied holiday cottage village of Kirkland, on the windy side of Cross Fell. From Kirkland you can walk up Cross Fell and make a 15 km a circular walk. This walk takes in both fells, the highest and second highest on the Pennines, with smaller cousin Little Dun Fell sandwiched between them. //--> Find New Walking Friends    Bess is now semi retired and looks after the office. Time for a sit down, and drink of ice cold water out side St Lawrence's Church, which seemingly is the traditional start to the ascent of Cross Fell. and are registered trademarks of TMDH Limited. Buy. All rights reserved. A prominent cairn helps you find the way down. Cottage opposite Kirkland Hall which is now holiday accomodation. View Walk Details >>. Having parked continue up the lane past Kirkland Hall onto a clear track. 11th April 2015 – Distance: 10.4 miles: Blencarn – The Rigg – Cringle Moor – Littledale – Wildboar Scar – Pennine Way – Cross Fell – Stoop Band – Kirkland – Blencarn Lake – Blencarn. The walk from Kirkland to Cross Fell, the highest hill in the Pennine Hills of northern England, and Great Dun Fell with the NATS Comms/Radar Station. Photo Gallery    Car parking is a third of a mile past the church in the village centre. Cross Fell Walks. Ahead lies the massive bulk of Cross Fell rising in layers to the summit plateau (893 m). With that anniversary looming I thought it was high time that I went back again. }. Sorry, but your browser does not appear to be accepting our cookies. Challenge Walks We provide a range of challenge walks, which are suitable for groups raising money for charity, or for anyone just wanting a challenge. Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Expeditions Time - 9 hours 10 minutes. We are happy to travel, however, and will provide guided mountain days in most parts of the UK (given the availability of mountains!). if (x.type === 'password') { . Have a questions or want to know more about what accommodations we can recommend? Peak Bagging    This is a place of big horizons, blanket bog, and peat hags. We can also offer mountain biking, wild camping, and archery by arrangement. Cross Fell On Monday myself, Brendan and son, Tom, did a circular walk up to Cross Fell, the highest point of the Pennines. North East Guides delivers outdoor activity packages in various locations around Northumberland and the North East, all designed to make the most of your stay, and give you a positive outdoor experience. } At least = 660 pixels (wide) x 440 pixels (high).). Cross Fell is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (10th highest in England, 27th highest in England & Wales). To add your walk photographs and pictures to this walk, please send them as email attachments (configured for any computer) along with your name to: