Hawthornthwaite Fell

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Hawthornthwaite Fell
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Hawthornthwaite Fell with White Hill and Whin Fell in the distance
Highest point
Elevation 479 m (1,572 ft)
Prominence c. 57 m
Coordinates 53°57′25″N 2°38′41″W / 53.95696°N 2.6446°W / 53.95696; -2.6446Coordinates: 53°57′25″N 2°38′41″W / 53.95696°N 2.6446°W / 53.95696; -2.6446
Hawthornthwaite Fell is located in Lancashire
Hawthornthwaite Fell
Hawthornthwaite Fell
Location in Lancashire
Location Forest of Bowland, England
OS grid SD578514
Topo map OS Landranger 102

Hawthornthwaite Fell is one of the larger hills in the Forest of Bowland in Lancashire, England, occupying a north-facing position on the south-western range, close to Bleasdale and Fair Snape Fell. The only path to the summit comes over the hills from the south. Most of the hill is on the Duke of Westminster's land. The summit is boggy and flanked to the north by steep heather slopes. Grouse are farmed in the area and hen harriers can be seen frequently. The trig point and the remains of its foundations are no longer upright, lying horizontally pointing westward. Hawthornthwaite Fell marks the extreme western limit of the West Riding of the Historic County of York.