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Amazing views

This was a great little day out. We parked at the church just opposite of the walk up the hill... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Erin H
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Great walk

Steep walk up totally worth it for the view across Ullswater. A nice short loop for a taste of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Newbury, United Kingdom
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Pooley Bridge, Penrith, England
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All reviewseasy walkgreat introductionhill walkworth the climbsteamersfamily walkullswater steamercar parktrig pointviews are spectacularbit steep in placescoming downlovely walkwell worth the efforthalf mileshort climbwalking boots
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was a great little day out. We parked at the church just opposite of the walk up the hill. Doesn’t take very long and walk is pretty easy. Well worth visiting!

Thank Erin H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Steep walk up totally worth it for the view across Ullswater. A nice short loop for a taste of walking starting from the car parking opposite Martindale Church. Good trainers or similar sufficient footwear when the weather/ground is good.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went up Hallin Fell on 21 Aug 18, the day before our daughters 2nd birthday. Great fell for a family walk, excellent views.

Thank 798carolineo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We reached there by 5pm [parked at the church]. We have a 4 year old and 8 year old. It took us 30 minutes to reach to the Top of the Mountain. It was worth the Hype as it has probably the best view of...More

Thank UdayDenduluri
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We parked in the church car park and climbed Hallin Fell with a four year old and a six year old. Their first 'mountain'! It was just the right length of climb to feel like you've achieved something when you get to the top without...More

2  Thank amjac
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

My husband has been hiking for a while but this mine and our 4 year olds son 1st hill walk I wasn’t sure he would make it all the way but he did, kept him interested by getting to see the “secret chair” at the...More

Thank ndw78
Reviewed 23 July 2018

The new 'Ullswater Way' runs around the base of Hallin Fell, by the lake of Ullswater. To get to the top you have to go inland, from the road on the south side of Ullswater (or the steamer on the lake to Howtown) and climb...More

Thank cumbrianomad
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Ultimate happy feeling reaching the top on a sunny day, seeing little sailing boats on the lake, Pooley bridge on one end and Glenridding on the other. We climbed down and walked to Howtown where you can get a steamer, so perfectly located mountain. Who...More

Thank BenteHoogeveen
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Absolutly beautiful walk with picturesque views. We parked opposite st Peters church on the gravel and walked straight up! We had lovely weather but I recommend grippy comfy shoes as it is very steep in places. We walked with our dog and 10 month old...More

1  Thank Lucy B
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Parked on the left beside the Church before starting the walk opposite. It is a fairly steep climb to the top but the surface is even on well trodden grass. It took me just over 20 minutes to go up but obviously quicker coming down....More

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Louise C
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Response from Rustie55 | Reviewed this property |
You can park by Martindale church (free but not a huge car park) or in Pooley/Glenridding/Aira force and then take one of the steamers to Howtown to walk up Hallin Fell - it's practically a 360 panorama from the top, well... More