Hen Comb – (169) Western Fells

Wainwright 169 – Book 7 ‘The Western Fells’

Height: 1,670ft – 509m

Grid reference: NY 132 181

Walks including Hen Comb:


Hen Comb taken from Loweswater

Photograph taken from Low Fell.  Here the central fell is Mellbreak with Hen Comb the fell on the right.

Mellbreak on the left and Hen Comb on the right.  

From the southern cairn on Low Fell we have a view of Loweswater with the three prominent fells here being: Hen Comb; Gavel Fell and Blake Fell with its long high shoulder, Carling Knott with Holme Wood at its base, forming the Loweswater Pheasant.

A panorama of the Loweswater Fells and the Loweswater Pheasant with the fells left to right being: Hen Comb; Gavel, Carling Knott which is part of Blake Fell round to Burnback Fell with Loweswater in front. Taken from the southern viewing point on Low Fell.