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Easington and Waddington Fells

Easington and Waddington Fells

Postby Broggy1 » Mon Aug 14, 2017 11:49 am

Date walked: 12/08/2017

Time taken: 2

Distance: 13.9 km

Ascent: 415m

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Working at the Royal Lancashire Show this weekend but found time afterwards on the Saturday for a quick walk up Easington and Waddington Fells.

Easington is a Marilyn located between the main Bowland fells and Pendle Hill and it was well overdue a visit for me.

The road that crosses between the two summits put me off a visit any earlier but walked from Waddington it's an easy steady plod to a very good viewpoint.

Fast walking/jogging back down the road from the quarry workings.

1 Lovely Evening.JPG
Gorgeous evening

2 Waddington Fell.JPG
Looking over to Waddington Fell - really another top of the same fell but dissected by the road to make it feel like a seperate hill

3 Easington looking to Dales.JPG
Looking to the Dales from Easington Fell summit - boggy in parts

3 Summit Easington.JPG
Over to Waddington Fell with Bowland beyond

4 Quarry works to Waddington.JPG
After crossing the road you follow the cliff edge of Waddingon Quarry (White Stone Cliffs) round to Waddington Fell

5 Back over Quarry to Easington.JPG
Back over the quarry to Easington Fell

6 Trig.JPG
Trig Point ( a whole 1m lower than the summit of Easington) with Bowland beyond

7 Pendle.JPG
Pendle Hill beyond the transmitter
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