Black Combe

Local nameBlack Combe
LocationWhicham, UK

Black Combe is a fell in the south-west corner of the Lake District National Park, England, just four miles from the Irish Sea. It lies near the west coast of Cumbria in the borough of Copeland and more specifically, in the ancient district of Millom. It is 1970 feet high and stands in isolation, some 10 miles away from any higher ground; this factor offers an excellent all-round panoramic view of land and sea; weather permitting.

Black Combe is a Marilyn and, at 600m, it is only 10m short of being a Hewitt. Sub-tops include White Combe, Stoupdale Head, Swinside Fell and Stoneside Hill. The first two but not the last two are included in the index of Wainwright's The Outlying Fells of Lakeland and thus in lists of "Outlying fells". (All four sub-tops are shown on Wainwright's map of the fell in that bookThe view from Black Combe is unique, a result of its isolated position to the south and west of the main Lake…

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Address LA18 5, United Kingdom

Coordinates 54°15'27.906" N -3°19'42.874" E

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