Hampsfell (Wainwright summit)

Area:Lake District - Far Eastern Fells
County:Cumbria
Country:England
Classification:Wainwright Outlying Fell
Height:220m
Maps:OL7(S) Explorer or 96, 97 Landranger
Grid Ref:SD399793         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Summit:viewfinder on top of hospice
Notes:summit of HuMP (hill 5618) is limestone paving 120m N by E at SD 39960 79489
Daylight:dawn 05:11, sunrise 05:51, sunset 20:40, dusk 21:20

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The Hospice on Hampsfell
The Hospice on Hampsfell


Hampsfell lies above Grange-over-Sands and features some fine limestone pavement and, at the summit, the Hospice which was constructed in 1846 by the vicar of Cartmel. There is a viewpoint on its roof with a list of sights giving bearings and a viewfinder to help you locate them.

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Other walkers registered on our site who have already walked up this hill include: distantecho, abbyrich1965@aol.com, domusmantell, StevetheRover, and JSutton.

If you need accommodation we have details of 90 properties offering rooms near Hampsfell (Wainwright summit). Here are some examples:

5 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£264-1232 per week
3.4km (2.1 miles) away, sleeps 4
3 Visit England Assessed
£112-212 per night
1.9km (1.2 miles) away
3 Tourist Board Assessed Cottage
£630-2100 per week
3.8km (2.3 miles) away, sleeps 4

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