The Western Fells

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On the far edge of Lakeland, stand the fells to the West of Crummock Water and Buttermere. A quieter part of the fells but a beautiful one.

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Read the stories of each walk I did where Wainwrights were bagged

The Buttermere Fells

If you're in Buttermere, you can't escape a group of fells looking down on the village and the lake. Fells that stand there, calling for you. And I was in Buttermere. And they did call me.

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Want to plunge in and just read about a particular fell? This is the section to look at.

Great Borne

Published 9 February 2020

An ascent from Buttermere for a fell that should never be ascended from Buttermere.

Starling Dodd

Published 16 February 2020

A fell with its own pile of twisted metal at the summit.

Red Pike (Buttermere)

Published 23 February 2020

It’s a Pike and it’s a bit reddy.