Having access to a caravan in the Eden Valley had led me to get to know some of the North Pennine tops very well and Mickle Fell had always intrigued me due to it's lack of access. Walk 1339 : High Cup Nick from Dufton. Follow fence line via Hewits and Hanging Seal as far as summit. Log On/Accounts    Please indicate where each photo was taken. Walks    We had decided to add on Bellbeaver Rigg and Viewing Hill as an additional 2 x 2000 footers, just in case there was not enough challenge in Mickle Fell itself! Mickle Fell was, until it was purloined by County Durham during the boundary changes in 1974, the highest point in Yorkshire. Great Runsdale Tarn with Mickle Fell on the far horizon. routeicon = new OpenSpace.Icon('https://openspace.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/osmapapi/img_versions/img_1.1/mapbuilder/routemarker-startend.png', routesize, routeoffset, null, null); points.push(new OpenLayers.Geometry.Point(383035,520120)); Fortunately the lady at the Range office was very helpful and emailed the permits to me in time. points.push(new OpenLayers.Geometry.Point(379920,522327.5)); points.push(new OpenLayers.Geometry.Point(381680,521462.5)); The fell is visible along the entire route of the walk. By this point we’d only seen two other walkers who, as it turned out, also made the decision we made to walk the obvious ridge round to the south-west in order to visit Little Fell. All the walking routes up Mickle Fell on Mud and Routes can be found below. A challenging, high fell walk to the summit of Mickle Fell, which since the boundary changes of 1972 is now the highest point in County Durham. North Pennines. My rational was that the place is only open 12 times a year, I am only 2 squares away (2km) and will therefore only take 30 minutes to reach. points.push(new OpenLayers.Geometry.Point(379115,523862.5)); North Pennines - Western Fells - Mickle Fell. Peaks and Mountains    Mickle Fell. A challenging, high fell walk to the summit of Mickle Fell, which since the boundary changes of 1972 is now the highest point in County Durham. points.push(new OpenLayers.Geometry.Point(380430,522342.5)); Highest mountain in the Pennine Hills of Northern England and the highest point in England outside the Lake District. I have researched here and elsewhere regarding access to Mickle and Little Fell. In addition to Mickle Fell there is another 2000fter, Little Fell, on the range. Here we found a number of flowers including the beautiful but rare Spring Gentian, the Upper Tees valley being the only place it is to be found in England. For help logging on, see Help > FAQs > Logging On. var linesLayer, points, lineFeature, lineString, routeMarkersLayer, routepos, routesize, routeoffset, routeicon; Applying for the permit proved to be a lengthy process and I was worried we wouldn’t receive the permits in time as we were nearing the double bank holiday weekend in April. Date: 2015-05-23 From: Murton To: Grains o' th' Beck Distance: 14.6 mls, 23.50 km Height Gain: 2800 ft, 853.4 m Parking at: NY 87215 21127 View parking space in: OS Map or Google Street View Route Description: Murton, Low Hause, High Hause, Roman Fell, Christy Bank, Burton Fell, Little Fell, Arnside Rake, Mickle Fell, High Crag, White Band, Fish Lake, Grains o' th' Beck Little Fell & Mickle Fell Aborted Kindly contributed by Steve Smith from his blog Starting Point: Hilton Accommodation: Bents Camping Barn Steve's Advice . We got to a fell top with lots of cairns, trying to work out which fell it was. A The walk combines alternative Pennine Way routes - one following an old miners’ track, the other crossing rough moorland terrain. points.push(new OpenLayers.Geometry.Point(383170,519940)); osMap = new OpenSpace.Map('map', options); A sometimes rough walk from the top of the B6276 into the Warcop Army Range and up on to the summit of Mickle Fell, once the highest point in Yorkshire. Stirling LK488 on Mickle Fell. Caption - Maize Beck with Mickle Fell on the horizon. Use back button to return to the photo gallery lists. The top can be identified by the small cairn 25m NE of large cairn. Hewitts included on this walk: Mickle Fell Date walked: 20/04/2014 Time taken: 2.45 Distance: 11.7 km Ascent: 435m 2 people think this report is great. GPS Waypoints for Walking    By all accounts these are much more numerous on the southern flanks of the fell and in the region of Tinside Rigg, well away from our own route. Straight ahead is the long ridge of Mickle Fell. Mickle Fell and His Neighbours Due to the difficulties with access to Mickle Fell, the MOD permit we had acquired for August proved very popular and we set out with 37 people on this walk. The next mile of easy walking on grass was a delight with excellent views all round. Return by same route. Despite Mickle Fell being the highest point of my home county it does not excite me. Check the next dates on Googling “Warcop Access Times”. The Walk. Murton Fell - Mickle Fell - Little Fell - Long Fell - Tinside Rigg. tomd4: 05/05/2018: Parked at boundary wall between Cumbria and county Durham. Followed the wall all the way to Plateau then walked to the carn summit. Return via trig and then on track down to a bridge then cross country to boundary fence and back to the car The Walk I Would Do: This one. Murton Fell - Mickle Fell - Little Fell - Long Fell - Tinside Rigg. tomd4: 05/05/2018: Parked at boundary wall between Cumbria and county Durham. Followed the wall all the way to Plateau then walked to the carn summit. Return via trig and then on track down to a bridge then cross country to boundary fence and back to the car Walk Photo 133907. Walk Ideas and Collections    Strictly speaking a permit is required from Warcop training Area Office. points.push(new OpenLayers.Geometry.Point(378105,522552.5)); For safety reasons public access is restricted to public rights of way during non-firing days only. Photographer : Lou Johnson. If you would like to add your walk photographs and pictures featuring views from, on or of Mickle Fell to this page, please send them as email attachments (configured for any computer) along with your name to: and we shall do our best to publish them. Chris Faulkner conquered on August 15th, 2015 [from/via/route] From Hilton, Micle Fell via Burton fell. Mickle Fell, G/NP-002 - 788m ASL - NY 804 243 - OS Explorer OL31 - 6 SOTA points . points.push(new OpenLayers.Geometry.Point(379770,522252.5)); Walk NE 600m on grass to large summit cairn on Mickle Fell (2500ft+) NY80572453: Distance 0.57 km: Altitude 788 m: 6 Return by same route NY81683087: Distance 8.90 km: Altitude 512 m: A selection of weather forecasts local to this route. News    Always set off on a walk early enough to complete the planned distance within the required time. function myFunction() { Use back button to … // Set up layer for route markers More details on access arrangements can be found on the MOD website. Details: Mickle Fell is in the Warcop Range Area. Or you can contact the range safety officer at Warcop for a permit. Further Information. From cattle grid at NY804224 hop over fence behind MOD warning signs and head up hill keeping fence line on left. Mickle Fell proved to be a grand hill and was definitely worth the effort and I certainly hope to go there again in the future. Cross Fell. //set the center of the map and the zoom level var options = {resolutions: [2500, 1000, 500, 200, 100, 50, 25, 10, 5, 4, 2.5, 2, 1]}; To add (or remove) your name and experiences on this page - Log On and edit your Personal Mountain Bagging Record, More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Mickle Fell, Mickle Fell from Little Fell (Burton Fell), Little Fell (Burton Fell) from the path to Mickle Fell, Little Fell (Burton Fell) summit cairn with Mickle Fell beyond, Send us your photographs and pictures on, of, or from Mickle Fell. Mickle Fell is a mountain in the Pennines, the range of hills and moors running down the middle of Northern England.It is 2,585 feet (788 m) high and lies slightly off the main watershed of the Pennines, about ten miles south of Cross Fell.After Cross Fell, Mickle Fell is the highest Marilyn within the North Pennines designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). Darren Mortimer bagged on July 9th, 2017 [from/via/route] Hilton [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Overcast with the odd sun and windy on the tops. Mickle Fell is the highest point in the county of County Durham. Location Map. // create a polyline feature from the array of points My original plan was to use the Nuttall walk from Hilton via Little Fell to Mickle Fell on a non firing day later this year when holidaying in the area. Access is restricted and a permit is required (see link). By Hugh Stewart May 5, 2014 Leave a Comment. As with some others in the list of county tops I would only climb it if I was on the mission of bagging all of them. Mickle Fell is 790 metres high. Mickle Fell is the highest point in the county of County Durham. Strictly speaking a permit is required from Warcop training Area Office. The trig point a few yards to your right on Cronkley Fell is a mere 544 metres. A high point in Yorkshire: Mickle Fell 0 comment I WAS browsing through the Keighley News of May 2 and came across the Walk page, which tells me that Whernside is the highest mountain in Yorkshire. Home    Grid Ref: NY8060424548 DoBIH Ref Number: 2711 Height: 2592 ft, 790.00 m Summit Features: small cairn 25m NE of large cairn Observations: large cairn is at NY 80586 24536 Hill Classifications: Ma,Sim,Hew,N,CoH,CoU,CoA Country: E Region: North Pennines - Western Fells. points.push(new OpenLayers.Geometry.Point(378150,522902.5)); - Mickle Fell lived up to all expectations and we were lucky to have a day with clear summits and an extensive 360 degree panorama. See Help > FAQs - Logging On for details on how to enable cookies in your browser. This AONB, the second largest in area, covers some wild … The view was good though with the profile of Murton Pike looking particularly striking. points.push(new OpenLayers.Geometry.Point(379440,522282.5)); There was still a problem though. Great Runsdale Tarn with Mickle Fell on the far horizon. Marilyn, Hewitt, Nuttall, HuMP, County Top - Administrative, County Top - Historic, County Top - Current County and Unitary Authority, Sim, and Tump. Forecast days. From cattle grid at NY804224 hop over fence behind MOD warning signs and head up hill keeping fence line on left. points.push(new OpenLayers.Geometry.Point(379060,522227.5)); There are only 2 permitted routes, this trace is the southern route. Access to Mickle Fell is available (subject to training, high fire risk etc) on a permit system only. Camping    Mark Hanley walked up on July 7th, 2018 [from/via/route] Cow Green - With permit from MOD. Not the Stirling which crashed on Mickle Fell, but Stirling LK280, a sister to LK488. points.push(new OpenLayers.Geometry.Point(382590,520815)); The fell lying deep in MoD land is only accessible during a few permitted days of the year.Written for Walkingworld by Alan Anderson linesLayer = osMap.getVectorLayer(); Mickle Fell, County Durham (DL12 0PB) - local area information, map, walks and more A huge pile of stones marked the fell's highest point at the western end of the ridge and was a great spot to take photos. I understand that permission is required (in theory), but that the two routes for which permission is given do not visit Little Fell. Christine Shepherd summited on August 6th, 2016 [from/via/route] Walked from Hilton using walk c407 [with] On my own [weather] Fine and breezy. Maize Beck with Mickle Fell on the horizon. The so-called 'county top' of Yorkshire is at Mickle Fell in the North Riding. reservoir is the heather-clad dome of Meldon Hill, while Cross Fell and its neighbours form the skyline. Mickle Fell and His Neighbours Due to the difficulties with access to Mickle Fell, the MOD permit we had acquired for August proved very popular and we set out with 37 people on this walk. points.push(new OpenLayers.Geometry.Point(378860,523762.5)); Access to Mickle Fell is available (subject to training, high fire risk etc) on a permit system only. By Hugh Stewart May 5, 2014 Leave a Comment. points.push(new OpenLayers.Geometry.Point(380220,523945)); routepos = new OpenSpace.MapPoint(383170,519940); Located in the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The outward route was, in terms of navigation, very simple as we followed the boundary fence over 3 miles almost to the summit of Mickle Fell. A high point in Yorkshire: Mickle Fell 0 comment I WAS browsing through the Keighley News of May 2 and came across the Walk page, which tells me that Whernside is the highest mountain in Yorkshire. The walk can only be done at 'access weekends' when the flag is furled, as here. 790m high. Up until this point we had, rather disappointingly, not seen anything – other than warning signs – to denote we were on an army range. Mickle Fell, British Mountain 790m The Northern Pennines North Pennines - Western Fells MountainViews lists: British over 600m, British Marilyn Cookies. Mickle Fell seen behind. That is if it is a non shooting day, as was the case this May day Saturday. The highest point of Little Fell was unmarked and so the trig point to the south, and a few metres lower in height, made a more satisfactory spot for some photos. Wikipedia. I threaded my way quite easily through the mounds and bogs and picked up the track for an easy walk along Arnside Rake, giving a grand view across to Meldon Hill and passing a ruined stone shelter. points.push(new OpenLayers.Geometry.Point(382285,521045)); Of the two routes allowed Matt and I chose the one from the south starting by the county boundary at the summit of the B6276. Had a go today with my daughter, bit tough going. Caption - Great Runsdale Tarn with Mickle Fell on the far horizon. - Shit walking, Mark Davidson hiked on November 16th, 2008 [with] Mike [weather] Lovely and sunny for November - First 'wild camp' in the van. With the vast slopes of Mickle Fell offering a backdrop the walk is full of interest, particularly in the 2nd half when it crosses the A685 and in to pretty Brough Sowerby. Large parts of it are a military firing range and access is limited. Mickle Fell is a summit in the North Pennines – Western Fells region or range in England. Photographer : Lou Johnson. Information these weekends can be obtained by calling 0800 783 5181. 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Looking in the distance from south west to north west a range of 2000 feet summits is seen (Mickle Fell, Backstone Edge, Meldon Hill, Great Dun Fell, Little Dun Fell, Cross Fell, Round Hill and Herdship Fell). From Little Fell we descended towards a couple of small tarns before picking up the course of Force Beck, which we followed all the way back to Hanging Seal. Walk 1339 : High Cup Nick from Dufton. Record Mickle Fell as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered, English Mountain49th highest in England,88th in England & Wales, English Nuttall58th highest in England,107th in England & Wales, English Marilyn17th highest in England,414th in Great Britain. [with] Michelle Chandler [weather] Bright, sunny with showers - Very long day. A 2-day route around the fells of the remote Warcop military exercise area culminating at Mickle Fell and returning via Cronkley Fell and the south side of Maize Beck to Murton Fell. The red flag and notice board where the official route up Mickle Fell leaves the Pennine Way (approach route from Cow Green). x.type = 'text'; Mountain in the Pennines, the range of hills and moors running down the middle of Northern England. All rights reserved. Details: Mickle Fell is in the Warcop Range Area. routesize = new OpenLayers.Size(33,45); Information: Mickle Fell is a mountain in the Pennines, the range of hills and moors running down the middle of Northern England. “Scordale has a long history of mining activity and I found it highly reminiscent of the much better known Gunnerside Gill in Swaledale.” For most of the route there was no path and there were sections, particularly around Hanging Seal, which had it not been so dry would have been extremely rough going. Use back button to return to the photo gallery lists. function initmapbuilder() Share. In addition to Cow Green Reservoir, the great gorge of High Cup is once again a highlight. The route of ascent followed a quarry road to Fish Lake and then a shooters track via Close House crags and High Crag. Looking in the distance from south west to north west a range of 2000 feet summits is seen (Mickle Fell, Backstone Edge, Meldon Hill, Great Dun Fell, Little Dun Fell, Cross Fell, Round Hill and Herdship Fell). Competitions    Find a forecast. Previous Image Next Image Walk Description. points.push(new OpenLayers.Geometry.Point(380580,524530)); go4awalk.com and go4awalk.co.uk are registered trademarks of TMDH Limited. //configure map options (basicmap.js) Mickle Fell (Durham) weather. Thirteen walkers left Dufton to follow the Pennine Way up to High Cup Nick, passing the impressive basalt plinth called "Nichol's Chair" (after the Dufton cobbler who is supposed to have sat astride it to mend a pair of boots). Mickle Fell walk, Saturday May 3rd, 2014 Thirteen walkers left Dufton to follow the Pennine Way up to High Cup Nick, passing the impressive basalt plinth called "Nichol's Chair" (after the Dufton cobbler who is supposed to have sat astride it to mend a pair of boots). Mountains littered with shells and shell holes. Caption - Maize Beck with Mickle Fell on the horizon. Use my current location. From Hanging Seal it was then a 2¼ mile plod back along our outward route. This walk was first published on my MyPennines website. osMap.setCenter(new OpenSpace.MapPoint(381010,521782.5),7); In this case before it gets dark. Required fields are marked *, Matt with his permit next to a Warcop Range sign, Matt on the final climb up on to Mickle Fell, Looking back at the summit of Mickle Fell, Mickle Fell from one of the small tarns near Force Beck, What seemed to be a small bomb or flare attached to a parachute, The Force waterfall was barely a trickle in the dry conditions, Nearing the top of the road with Iron Band beyond. At least = 660pixels (wide) x 440 pixels (high).). So while I love walking in the Lakes I also get a kick from the very different landscape that is found around Mickle Fell. points = new Array(); Outcrops of sugar limestone can be identified beside the road. if (x.type === 'password') { Walk 1339 : High Cup Nick from Dufton. Wikipedia. For more details see: Walking on Mickle Fell. points.push(new OpenLayers.Geometry.Point(378470,521752.5)); Ironically the moorland ridge between Mickle Fell and Little Fell provided the easiest walking underfoot of the whole walk, following as we did a faint path. Mickle Fell is on Peak Bagging Map & Hill Tick List: See the location of Mickle Fell and the walk that climbs it on an interactive Google Map, Walk c407 Little Fell (Burton Fell), Mickle Fell and Murton Fell from Hilton. points.push(new OpenLayers.Geometry.Point(378530,523247.5)); //initiate the map Talk to us    Product Reviews/Gear Tests    Further Information . Boggy. Mickle Fell is inside the Warcop Army Training Area. lineFeature = new OpenLayers.Feature.Vector(lineString, null, style_blue); LK280 is seen here at Rivenhall in 1945 and was used by 570 Squadron in an SOE role and flew on the Rhine "Varsity" operation with F/Lt David Campbell RAFVR as pilot (photo Mr David Campbell Jnr). Free example walks, See/Show Password The trig point a few yards to your right on Cronkley Fell is a mere 544 metres. Early morning at the Col de la Forclaz (click on the image for a slideshow) A cloudless start, and it remained that way all day. - A great mountain with a unmissable summit cairn unlike Little Fell. points.push(new OpenLayers.Geometry.Point(380090,524130)); No photographs I am afraid but some valuable lessons that with hind sight might seem obvious. } else { Search for a place, autocomplete also includes a 'Use my location' option and your recent locations Search. Mountains similar to or like Mickle Fell. Places to Stay    }. points.push(new OpenLayers.Geometry.Point(379765,524102.5)); I had chosen to activate Mickle Fell G/NP-002, because it was one of only two remaining summer weekends with open access, because the MOD were definitely not firing. Cookies must be enabled for you to Log On successfully. Mickle Fell, a good bank holiday walk. { Walk 1339 : High Cup Nick from Dufton. (Guide Resolution = 300dpi. https://stevejsmith56englishnuttalls.blogspot.com/2012/03/mickle-fell.html The immediate benefit of heading ‘off route’ was the area of limestone on the descent from Mickle Fell. x.type = 'password'; Your email address will not be published. points.push(new OpenLayers.Geometry.Point(382810,520475)); osMap.addLayer(routeMarkersLayer);}. There are only 2 permitted routes, this trace is the southern route. Name: Mickle Fell, County Durham (DL12 0PB) Place type: Hill Or Mountain Location: Grid Ref: NY 8054 2453 • X/Y co-ords: 380546, 524532 • Lat/Long: 54.61560059,-2.30276945 County/Unitary Authority: County Durham Region: North East Country: England Height: 786.9m OS Explorer map: OL19: Howgill Fells & Upper Eden Valley. The North Pennines, County Durham, England. I don’t want to use this page to go into too much detail about the access situation to Mickle Fell but basically access is only allowed following application for a permit, and only then on a limited number of days each year. North Pennines - Western Fells - Mickle Fell. Get directions to the start of this easy-to-follow walk, See more details about this easy-to-follow walk. However, a short distance after heading east from the trig point we came across the first of several old rusty shell casings. Mickle Fell There once was a time when climbing Mickle Fell was a simple matter of turning up on a non-firing day and walking there and back again. Outcrops of sugar limestone can be identified beside the road. points.push(new OpenLayers.Geometry.Point(382600,520802.5)); Photographer : Lou Johnson. - Hilton Town Head, Hilton Beck, Warcop Training Area, Swindale Brow, Swindale Beck, Swindale Edge, Marn Gill, Christy Bank, Siss Gill, Burton Fell, Little Fell (Burton Fell), Hilton Fell, Arnside Rake, King's Pot, Mickle Fell, Fisher Sike, Maize Beck, Swarth Beck, Master Sike, Murton Fell, Murton Fell (SE Top), Scordale, Lowfield Hush, Hilton Town Head. North Pennines. Copyright © 2000-2021 TMDH Limited. I did a great guided walk up Little Fell last year - awful visibility going up that magically vanished as we left the summit - it was a Tah Dah! Photographer : Lou Johnson. North Pennines #2 / 3 days / 36 miles (58km) Note:- The section of the route over Mickle Fell, Little Fell and part of Murton Fell lies in the MOD Warcop military training area.Officially, even on public rights of way, there is access only when firing is not taking place: there are 12 access weekends a year announced on the Government MOD access page. routeMarkersLayer = new OpenLayers.Layer.Markers("Route Markers"); Hill Skills    routeMarkersLayer.addMarker(new OpenLayers.Marker(routepos, routeicon)); points.push(new OpenLayers.Geometry.Point(380180,524155)); The trig point itself, enclosed within a stone shelter, looked decidedly worse for wear. NB. //crate a route start/end marker Your Stories    This is a problem for those, like myself, who are aiming to try and complete all the Nuttall tops in England. Mickle Fell lies within the Ministry of Defence Warcop Training Area and is only accessible on a limited number of weekends a year, when an access permit is required. Mickle Fell seen behind. Brough Castle forms the centre piece of a walk to the south of Brough and an area I simply knew nothing about. Recent places. routeoffset = new OpenLayers.Pixel(-5,-37); points.push(new OpenLayers.Geometry.Point(380445,522335)); Previous Image Next Image Walk Description. Walk Photo 133906. I just wished I had brought a Yorkshire flag with me to reclaim the top for my home county. Access is restricted and a permit is required (see link). //variables for routes There are more distant views as well. Location Map. It isn't. Force Beck was an attractive water course though the Force waterfall itself was reduced to barely a trickle following what was a very dry April in terms of rainfall. var x = document.getElementById('password'); ... (including Murton Pike and Murton Fell) under the CROW Act 2000 ... A walk … Mickle Fell is inside the Warcop Army Training Area. We had decided to add on Bellbeaver Rigg and Viewing Hill as an additional 2 x 2000 footers, just in case there was not enough challenge in Mickle Fell itself! The forecast for Mickle Fell had been good enough, but Halifax was under a weather warning for snow (which didn’t materialise beyond three very short snow storms) and we didn’t want to go out to find that we couldn’t get back up the hill to Ma-in-Law’s house, so we deferred until today. Peak Bagging    Previous Image Next Image Walk Description. Mickle Fell, G/NP-002 - 788m ASL - NY 804 243 - OS Explorer OL31 - 6 SOTA points ... as we were particularly keen to test how we would cope with this length of walk ahead of our Pennine Way expedition just three weeks away. Walk NE 600m on grass to large summit cairn on Mickle Fell (2500ft+) NY80572453: Distance 0.57 km: Altitude 788 m: 6 Return by same route NY81683087: Distance 8.90 km: Altitude 512 m: A selection of weather forecasts local to this route. 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