The Central Fells

The Central Fells are usually being described being those that lie between two areas - to the west of Borrowdale and Derwent Water, and to the east of the busy Keswick to Ambleside Road.

It's an interesting collection of fells, and includes the Langdale Pikes and High Raise.

Wainwright bag count: 15 out of 27

Bleaberry Fell

Published 25 August 2015

Heather is never quite as nice as Enid Blyton made it out to be.

Walla Crag

Published 19 August 2015

Not much to look at from the ground, but Walla Crag certainly provides a grand viewpoint.

High Raise

Published 25 June 2014

It’s high and it’s raised up. It can only be High Raise!

Sergeant Man

Published 18 June 2014

Attention! What are you looking at you ugly little man? The view? You call that a view? I’ll show you a view.

Blea Rigg

Published 11 June 2014

A fell with a mighty view on the way.

Silver How

Published 4 June 2014

The little fell that nearly didn’t get visited.

Calf Crag

Published 19 September 2013

All the dubbin in the world is going to struggle to keep your boots dry if there’s a crack in the leather.

Steel Fell

Published 17 September 2013

The rain’s pelting down as I ascend one of the fells which overlooks Grasmere.

High Rigg

Published 10 September 2013

A dinky little fell with no ridge routes at all. But a fine view.

Thunacar Knott

Published 5 September 2013

Memorable fell? Nah. Memorable descent? Very much so.

Pavey Ark

Published 3 September 2013

Not really a fell, but is it a Langdale Pike?

Harrison Stickle

Published 29 August 2013

The main event of the Langdale Pikes

Pike O’Stickle

Published 27 August 2013

The only Wainwright fell that looks like the result of a giant throwing clay on the ground?

Loft Crag

Published 22 August 2013

It’s time to hit the Langdale Pikes – starting with the third one.

Loughrigg Fell

Published 22 September 2011

What do you do if you arrive in Ambleside early in the afternoon and just can’t wait to do some fell walking? Well you do Loughrigg Fell.

Also about The Central Fells

Looking for a dungeon? In Australia?

Published 19 April 2011

Sorry Bing, but I’m after a famous pub in Cumbria where grizzled mountain walkers all congregate telling tales of Bow Fell and Crinkle Crags, and not a dungeon in the Australian town of Ghyll…