Charity bidders 'disappointed' at Blencathra verdict

The iconic mountain went on the market with guide price of £1.75 million. It has been sold to an unnamed party. Friends of Blencathra say they are 'disappointed' with the result.

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Bidders await Blencathra outcome

The mountain went on sale on Monday 5th May Credit: ITV Border

Campaigners could face a lengthy wait to find out if they've been successful in their final bid to buy the Lake District mountain Blencathra.

Bids were sealed yesterday, after the iconic mountain was put on the market for nearly two million pounds by its current owner, the Earl of Lonsdale.

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