Grit Fell

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Grit Fell
Grit Fell.jpg
Looking east from Grit Fell towards Ward's Stone
Highest point
Elevation 468 m (1,535 ft)
Prominence c. 33 m (108 ft)
Coordinates 54°01′24″N 2°40′40″W / 54.02329°N 2.67768°W / 54.02329; -2.67768Coordinates: 54°01′24″N 2°40′40″W / 54.02329°N 2.67768°W / 54.02329; -2.67768
Grit Fell is located in Lancashire
Grit Fell
Grit Fell
Location in Lancashire
Location Forest of Bowland, England
OS grid SD557588
Topo map OS Landranger 102

Grit Fell is a lonely hill between Clougha Pike and Ward's Stone in the Forest of Bowland in Lancashire, England. Covered by heather and large bogs, it is difficult walking country. The path from Jubilee Tower car park in the south is difficult and treacherous, with sheer-sided bogs 6 feet (1.83 m) deep. The path from Clougha Pike in the west is better, but still contains bogs crossed by the odd plank of wood. The path from Ward's Stone is the most treacherous of all. Crossing Cabin Flat, it weaves its way across hidden pools of stagnant water, the presence of which is betrayed by a form of red grass.

The summit is fairly inconspicuous, with only cairns and a wall.