Bonscale Pike

Overview
Height: 1,718 Feet - 524 Metres
Grid Ref: NY 453 200
Area: Far Eastern
Ordnance Survey: OL5
Wainwright Guidebook: Two

Rising steeply behind the little hamlet of Howtown is a broad buttress of the High Street range, Swarth Fell, the turreted and castellated rim of which the appearance, when seen from Ullswater far below, of the ruined battlements of a castle wall: this aspect is sufficiently arresting to earn the rocky facade and name the summit above it the separate and distinctive name of Bonscale Pike.

 

Map and Photo Gallery

 

Hallen Fell and Ullswater from Bonscale Towers.

Bonscale Pike summit cairn.

 

There are 5 walks to choose from including Bonscale Pike

Arthur's Pike, Bonscale Pike and Loadpot Hill from Row Head

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12th May 2017
ASCENT: 1,480 Feet - 451 Metres
MILES: 8
WAINWRIGHTS: 3, Arthur's Pike - Bonscale Pike - Loadpot Hill
ROUTE: Roehead - Barton Fell - Arthur's Pike - Swarth Beck - Bonscale Pike - Loadpot Hill - High Street Roman Road - The Cockpit - Roehead
 

Loadpot Hill and Heughscar Hill from Roehead

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17th September 2016
ASCENT: 2,100 Feet - 640 Meters
MILES: 10.6
WAINWRIGHTS: 3, Arthur's Pike - Bonscale Pike - Loadpot Hill
ROUTE: Roehead - Barton Fell - Arthur's Pike - Swarth Beck - Bonscale Pike - Lowther House Chimney - Loadpot Hill - High Street Roman Road - The Cockpit - Heughscar Hill - Heugh Scar - Roehead
 

Walking the Wainwrights in 30 Walks - Walk 20 Fourteen Fells east of Ullswater

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3rd July 2016
ASCENT: 4,790 Feet - 1,460 Meters
MILES: 19.9
WAINWRIGHTS: 14, Bonscale Fell - Arthurs Pike - Loadpot Hill - Wether Hill - High Raise (Martindale) - Kidsty Pike - Rampsgill Head - High Street - The Knott - Rest Dodd - The Nab - Brock Crags - Angletarn Pikes - Beda Fell
ROUTE: Martindale New Church - Mellgaurds - Bonscale Pike - Top of Swarth Beck - Arthurs Pike - Loadpot Hill - Wether Hill - Red Crag - High Raise (Martindale) - Rampsgill Head - Kidsty Pike - Straights of Riggindale - High Street - Straights of Riggindale - The Knott - Rest Dodd - The Nab - Satura Crag - Brock Crags - Angletarn Pikes - Heckbeck Head - Beda Knott - Beda Fell - Winter Crag - Martindale Old Church - Martindale New Church
 

Loadpot Hill via Heltondale


19th January 2014
ASCENT: 1,969 Feet, 600 Meters
MILES: 13.2
WAINWRIGHTS: 4 Wether Hill – Loadpot Hill – Bonscale Pike – Arthurs Pike
ROUTE: Threlkeld - Gategill - Hall's Fell Ridge - Above Doddick Gill - Hall's Fell Ridge - Blencathra - Scales Fell - Scales Tarn - Sharp Edge - Blencathra - Knowe Crags - Foule Crag - Glenderamackin Col - Bowscale Fell - Bannerdale Crags - River Glenderamackin - Footpath below Blencathra back to Threlkeld
 

The Fusedale Circuit

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26th September 2010
ASCENT: 3,287 Ft 1,002 Mtrs
MILES: 9
WAINWRIGHTS: 6 Hallin Fell, Steel Knott’s (Pikeawassa), Wetherhill, Loadpot Hill, Arthurs Pike, Bonscale Pike
ROUTE:  
 

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