Hawthornthwaite Fell in the Forest of Bowland, Lancashire, England - September 2009
The area is very peaceful and vehicle traffic rare. Sometimes you feel as if your in an upland wilderness far away from human habitation. There are farms here and small villages but its quite wild.
Hawthornthwaite Fell is one of the larger hills in the Forest of Bowland in Lancashire, England. Occupying a position facing north on the South Western range close to Bleasdale and Fair Snape Fell The only path to the summit comes over the hills from the South. Most of the hill is on the Duke of Westminster's Land. The summit is boggy and flanked to the north by steep heather slopes. Grouse are farmed in the area and Hen Harriers can be seen frequently. The trig point at the top stands high above the ground on the remains of its own foundations.
479 m (1572 ft)
LocationForest of Bowland, England
c. 57 m
OS Landranger 102
OS grid reference