from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The side of a fell or rocky hill.


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  • It passed in minutes, soon followed by shafts of sunlight that pierced ever-widening gaps between clouds whose racing shadows traced the contours of the fellside.

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  • There was even a presentation on how to connect the fellside village of Gamblesby by microwave.

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  • Some of them are in particularly spectacular locations, such as Bird How sleeps four, from £319 per week, a remote fellside cottage above the River Esk in Cumbria, and waterside Quay Cottage, the only holiday cottage on the National Trust-owned Brownsea Island in Poole harbour and already booked up for most of the year.

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  • The Lightning Tree in Dale Bottom near Keswick is another example as are at least two other such denuded trees: one by Ullswater near where boats are moored, the other on Lingmoor, a lone fellside sentinel.

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  • I breast the rocks near Alcock Tarn, a viewpoint gained by the walkers each year who make their way up through the woods and on to the fellside above Dove Cottage, and take stock.

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  • The slowdown approach will aim to calm the process by restoring a pre-Victorian pattern of winding watercourses, alongside existing work on blocking fellside drainage "grips".

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  • The village was perched on a high ridge on the fellside and that window would command a wide view of the green slopes running down to the river and climbing high to the wildness of the moor on the other side.

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  • Turning about, he recognised one of his flock -- a small fellside farmer -- who, coming up with him, informed him that an old acquaintance was staying at the little inn close by who had been inquiring about him.

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  • High upon the further side of the valley Askrigg's gray roofs and pretty church stand out against a steep fellside; further down we can see Nappa Hall, surrounded by trees, just above the winding river, and Bainbridge lies close at hand.


  • It is a pleasant surprise to discover this placid patch of blue lying among the hills, and partially hidden by a fellside in such a way that its area might be far greater than 105 acres.



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