Guide to England's hills & mountains

Sale Fell

Sale Fell - Cumbria
© Michael Graham and licensed for reuse under this Licence

Sale Fell is the 9745th highest peak in the British Isles and the 1325th tallest in England


359.0 m (1178 ft)


137.0 m (449 ft)

Survey method

Abney level


Embedded rock in grass


  • Hump
  • Tump (300-399m)
  • Wainwright
  • Birkett
  • Synge
  • Fellranger

Hill / mountain range

Lake District NW

Nearest town

Cockermouth, Cumbria

OS map sheets

OS25: 004S (The English Lakes)
OS50: 089 (West Cumbria, Cockermouth & Wast Water)
OS50: 090 (Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside)

Notes & comments

Note: cairn described by Wainwright and Birkett has been largely destroyed