- Longlands Fell
Name = Longlands Fell
Photo = Longlands_Fell_from_Brae_Fell.jpg
Caption = Longlands Fell seen from
Brae Fell, 1.5 km to the east. Over Water is seen on the left with Binseyin the distance.
Lake District, Northern Fells
Elevation = 483 m (1585 ft)
Grid_ref_UK = NY275353
OS "Landranger" 89, 90 OS "Explorer" 4
Prominence = c. 33 m
Parent peak =
Listing = Wainwright
Longlands Fell is a small
fellin the northern part of the English Lake District. It is situated in the high ground known as the Uldale Fells, 5.5 kilometres south west of the village of Caldbeck. It reaches a height of 483 m (1,585 ft) and it is (along with Binsey) the most northerly fell in the Lake District.
Longlands Fell is characterised by grassy, smooth slopes which drop down gradually to the lowlands north of Lakeland making the ascent of the fell quite easy from that direction. The other Uldale Fells are
Great Sca Fell, Great Cockupand Meal Felland together are really just one big sheep pasture which does not draw large numbers of fell walkers or visitors, making this probably the quietest part of the national park, the border of which is only two kilometres to the north.
Unlike the adjacent Caldbeck Fells, which were heavily mined for
minerals, the Uldale Fells have only ever had one mine on them and that was on Longlands Fell. The Longlands Fell copper mine operated in the second half of the 19th century but was soon found to be uneconomical and abandoned, one of the levels is now dammed to provide water to the village of Uldale. Just to the north of Longlands Fell on the adjoining small Aughtertree Fell (300 metres) are signs of an Iron Agefarming settlement first settled 3,000 years ago and probably deserted during the Dark Ages.
Longlands Fell is one the easier fell walks in the Lake District, the ascent starts from the hamlet of Longlands, which is a small group of houses and takes the track north east which skirts the base of the fell, this is part of the low level alternative of the
Cumbria Way, when the foot of the northern ridge is reached this is followed up easy slopes to reach the summit. Longlands Fell is often climbed in conjunction with other fells, being connected to the south east by a 2.5 kilometre ridge to Great Sca Fell which in turn gives access along its ridges to the rest of the fells in the area.
The view from the top takes in the
Solway Firthand the Gallowayhills to the north. To the south are good views of Skiddawwith the fells around the Whinlatter forest well seen.
* A Pictorial Guide to the Lakeland Fells, The Northern Fells, Alfred Wainwright ISBN 0-7112-2458-7
* [http://www.whitestreet.freeserve.co.uk/uldale/fells.htm The Uldale Fells]
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