Barrow – (188) North Western Fells

Wainwright 188 – Book 6 ‘The North Western Fells’

Height: 1,494ft – 455m

Grid reference: NY 227 218 




Walks Including Barrow Fell:


View of Barrow from Skellgill Bank – the route up to Catbells.

Barrow from Rowling End.


Barrow is the triangular shaped fell with the two sandy coloured stripes, wooded Swinside is in front and Keswick is in the foreground.  Taken from Latrigg.

The North Western Fells with High Spy, Maiden Moor and Catbells on the left beyond Derwent Water. To the right beyond Newlands valley is Rowling End leading to Causey Pike (the summit lost in cloud) with Barrow in front on the far right and  Swinside in front of Barrow.