Grayrigg Forest

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Grayrigg Forest
Grayrigg Forest.jpg
Grayrigg Forest from further west on Grayrigg Common
Elevation 494 m (1,621 ft)
Prominence 190 m (620 ft)
Parent peak High Street
Listing Marilyn
Location
Grayrigg Forest is located in Lake District
Grayrigg Forest
Grayrigg Forest
Lake District, England
OS grid SD598998
Coordinates 54°23′31″N 2°37′14″W / 54.39208°N 2.6206°W / 54.39208; -2.6206Coordinates: 54°23′31″N 2°37′14″W / 54.39208°N 2.6206°W / 54.39208; -2.6206
Topo map OS Landranger 97

Grayrigg Forest is a hill in England, located on the eastern edge of what might be considered the Lake District, though lying outside the national park. Reaching 494 metres above sea level, it is attainable from the less well-known Borrowdale valley.

From near the summit, there are impressive views down into the gorge of the Lune valley, where road, West Coast Main Line railway, M6 motorway and River Lune crowd between the outliers of the Lake District and the Howgill Fells.

The Lune valley with M6 motorway and West Coast Main Line railway from near the summit of Grayrigg Forest