Humphrey Head

Area:Lake District - Far Eastern Fells
County:Cumbria
Country:England
Classification:Wainwright Outlying Fell
(also Tump)
Height:53m
Maps:OL7(S) Explorer or 96, 97 Landranger
Grid Ref:SD390739         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Summit:rock 150m N of trig point
Notes:WOF summit is the trig point at SD 39102 73829 and is 30cm lower
Daylight:dawn 05:15, sunrise 05:55, sunset 20:35, dusk 21:15

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Humphrey Head from the south
Humphrey Head from the south


Humphrey Head, is a limestone headland jutting southwards into Morecambe Bay, is a Cumbria Wildlife Trust Nature Reserve. It is the southernmost of the Lake District fells discussed by Wainwright being mentioned in The Outlying Fells of Lakeland and from the top you get good views out over Morecambe Bay.

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Other walkers registered on our site who have already walked up this hill include: Lancylass, domusmantell, StevetheRover, James82, and JSutton.

If you need accommodation we have details of 56 properties offering rooms near Humphrey Head. Here are some examples:

3 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£378-1859 per week
2.7km (1.6 miles) away, sleeps 6
2 Assessed
£85+ per night
4.8km (3.0 miles) away
4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£264-1316 per week
3.6km (2.3 miles) away, sleeps 4

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