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Castle Hill 93m (305ft)

Summit Feature: No feature: ground by castle wall (Survey: obvious summit)
Classification: P30 Tump.
OS Grid Ref: SD522924 (10 figure Grid Ref: SD5222392428).
Lake District Area: Far Eastern Fells (OS Maps 1:50k 97. 1:25k OL7N.)
Latitude: 54.325188, Longitude: -2.736094, Height: 93 metres (305 feet)
Prominence: 35 metres (115 feet)
Unique Waypoint POI Name: 0093.- (DoBIH Hill ID: 16315)

Associated Parent Hill:
   Lambrigg Fell (340m, p158)

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Data courtesy of the Database of British and Irish Hills

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Member's Comments on Castle Hill...

  • Chris Pearson says...
  • So much to see on this small hill which is one of many similar drumlins (small ice smoothed elongated rock debris hillocks deposited by the retreating glaciers) that produce a “basket of eggs” landscape covering much of the area SE of the Lake District (which is where the rock debris was eroded from). A Geography lesson can be had from up here covering mountains, rivers, valleys and urban use with Kendal spread below. Lovely place on a late spring afternoon with a dipping sun giving great side lighting. The 12th century ruined castle has undergone a major project involving repairs to the masonry, landscaping, and new information displays on the site with steps up into the circular tower where you can look down the en-suite toilet hole into the moat ! Climbed past the ski slope where kids on giant rubber rings were having fun on the moguls All this in 30 minutes between the weekly shop and a return to Broughton for another week of house / cat sitting for Easter.
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Castle Hill has been climbed by...

agentmancuso alan caine Alex C bramley Chris Pearson chrisd101 chriswatson citygent Colin Crawford David Gradwell Dugswell2 edgradwell Ingy13879 Jacqdaw Jane T Jim.Fothergill jonglew lonesome_cowboy_burt ngthack nordicstar Peebs rhw Sprog staton75 Wanderer


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Data courtesy of the Database of British and Irish Hills