Lake District Vocabulary

beck

stream

combe

hollow

dodd

lower spur on foothill

fell

mountain

force

waterfall

gill or ghyll

mountain torrent

hause

top of a pass

holme

island

how or howe

low rounded hill

knott

rocky knob

nab

projection or promontory

pike

peak

pitch

steep ascent

scar or scarth

rocky face

scree

steep slope of loose stones

stickle

sharp peak

tarn

small lake

thwaite

clearing

trod

sheep path

wyke

bay