Scales Fell

Area:Lake District - Northern Fells
(also Synge)
Maps:OL5(S) Explorer or 90 Landranger
Grid Ref:NY331278         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Summit:rock in grass
Daylight:dawn 03:40, sunrise 04:37, sunset 21:53, dusk 22:49

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Blencathra, Sharp Edge, and Scales Fell
Blencathra, Sharp Edge, and Scales Fell

This is one of the Blencathra tops. See Hallsfell Top for information about the range.

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Other walkers registered on our site who have already walked up this hill include: BeckyST, beth, Billygoat75, Bluebell2325, CEW, chrisfry35, darmour, davew, DJSibbald, duncbarnes, euant, fidds, fizzerfox (twice), Floydian1, gallowshill, gilly_3886, King of the Tops (twice), Lancashire Lad (twice), leedrich, mariablky (twice), Mikew92, navdave, Nigel Dewhirst, Nottspanther, racheljanemchugh, rjlawless, RuslandRambler, russellporter12, ScoutScarShuffler,, vinmac, wak, and

In our forum you can read the following walk reports which include this hill:

If you need accommodation we have details of 13 properties offering rooms near Scales Fell. Here are some examples:

3 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£405-1777 per week
2.6km (1.6 miles) away, sleeps 2
4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£719-5025 per week
4.4km (2.7 miles) away, sleeps 10
3 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£389-1680 per week
1.3km (0.8 miles) away, sleeps 4

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