Tarn Hill

Tarn Hill Summit With Stickle Pike
Tarn Hill Summit With Stickle Pike

Walks By Keyword / Analysis: Cumbria, Lake District, Tarn Hill

A Few Facts About Tarn Hill

Location -
Tarn Hill is a fell located in the southern Lake District with an altitude of 313 metres (1,027 feet). Alfred Wainwright included it in the Stickle Pike chapter of his "The Outlying Fells of Lakeland". Geographically the fell is located on the southern ridge of Stickle Pike and is located between the lower Duddon Valley (west) and the valley of Dunnerdale Beck (east). The area is quite rugged with several craggy outcrops. It is generally climbed in combination with Stickle Pike the ridge between the two summits offering an interesting traverse and excellent views to the Furness Peninsula and the southern fells.

Birkett Fell -
Tarn Hill is ranked number 532 in height in the full Birkett listing. This makes Tarn Hill one of the lowest Birketts in height.

Summit -
The summit of Tarn Hill has a small cairn on a grassy top. The view towards both of the Stickle's is very good.
Links To Walks


Hill / Mountain Class(s)
300-399 Metre Hill, Birkett, Synge, Tump, Wainwright Outlying

Hill / Mountain Details