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Binsey
447m (1467ft)

The Northern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England

The summit of Binsey is marked by a Trig Point.


Record Binsey as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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Wainwright
(No. 192)

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English Marilyn
89th highest in England,
1113th highest in Great Britain

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English Trig Point (Pillar)

Walk Binsey walking UK Mountains in The Northern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

Binsey Summit

Photo: Stephen Collins

Binsey is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL4
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)


OS Landranger Maps 89 & 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)



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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Binsey Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Binsey

Erin Ryan walked up on June 24th, 2021 [weather] Up there With my head in the clouds Not a sound but the wind The eerie mist around me Nothing to see But with GPS to guide me

Tim Winn climbed on September 7th, 2021 [with] Myself [weather] Good

Richard Fulcher bagged on August 28th, 2021 [from/via/route] Walked up from near Binsey cottage late in the afternoon. I had a random knee pain - this was a test to see how bad it was when walking. Lovely views of Skiddaw range & over towards the Derwent fells. [with] Jen [weather] Warm sunny day with a little high cloud. T shirt weather. - Think we had walked up Binsey before when we stayed at Keswick Reach.

Pete George hiked on December 25th, 2020 [with] Roco [weather] Clear

Paul Talbot-Greaves summited on July 31st, 2021 [from/via/route] Lay by above Bewaldeth [with] Paul Drury and Andy Bailey and Terry [weather] Overcast but good views - Easy walk straight up & down. About 1.5hrs

Iain Taylor conquered on June 13th, 2021 [from/via/route] NY 23636 35089 [weather] Sunny

Kate Peacock scaled on May 3rd, 2021 [from/via/route] Roadside [with] Sheila & Skye [weather] Dressed for heavy rain however we managed to avoid it. Windy on top but manageable - No sooner you're up you're down. Would be a nice walk for a late evening. Very local to the caravan.

Claire Kirk walked up on April 10th, 2021 [from/via/route] Overwater [with] Phil [weather] Cold but clear, snow showers

Mark Davidson climbed on October 4th, 2004 [from/via/route] go4awalk c290: - Over Water Reservoir, Binsey Cottage, Binsey, Whittas Park, High House, High Ireby, Ruthwaite, Scawthwaite Mire, Over Water. [with] Theresa [weather] Bit dull but OK

Claire Murray bagged on September 21st, 2020 [from/via/route] Binsey Circular [weather] lovely - Lovely walk through sheep fields & a lot of road back to the car

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Binsey

Windblown tree in Whittas Park, North of Binsey

Windblown tree in Whittas Park, North of Binsey

Photo: Stephen Collins (6)

Skiddaw massif from Binsey

Skiddaw massif from Binsey

Photo: David Hayter (162)

Binsey Summit

Binsey Summit

Photo: David Hayter (160)

Bassenthwaite from Binsey

Bassenthwaite from Binsey

Photo: David Hayter (163)

On the summit of Binsey with my husband

On the summit of Binsey with my husband

Photo: Christine Shepherd (701)

Binsey from Longlands Fell

Binsey from Longlands Fell

Photo: David Hayter (168)

Overwater (left) and Binsey (right) from The Cumbria Way near Longlands

Overwater (left) and Binsey (right) from The Cumbria Way near Longlands

Photo: David Hayter (164)

Skiddaw from Whittas Park, North of Binsey

Skiddaw from Whittas Park, North of Binsey

Photo: Stephen Collins (5)

Binsey from Faulds Brow

Binsey from Faulds Brow

Photo: Andy Lyons (116)

The Northern Fells (Binsey (left), Blencathra or Saddleback and Skiddaw), Bassenthwaite Lake and The North Western Fells (Sale Fell, Broom Fell, Lord's Seat and Barf) from the summit of Caermote Hill

The Northern Fells (Binsey (left), Blencathra or Saddleback and Skiddaw), Bassenthwaite Lake and The North Western Fells (Sale Fell, Broom Fell, Lord's Seat and Barf) from the summit of Caermote Hill

Photo: Mike Walker (368)

Overwater from Binsey

Overwater from Binsey

Photo: David Hayter (161)

Binsey and Bassenthwaite Lake from (the lower slopes of) Sale Fell

Binsey and Bassenthwaite Lake from (the lower slopes of) Sale Fell

Photo: Stephen Collins (56)

North to The Solway Firth from Binsey

North to The Solway Firth from Binsey

Photo: Stephen Collins (4)

Going up Binsey with my husband

Going up Binsey with my husband

Photo: Christine Shepherd (700)

Binsey Trig Point and cairn with The Uldale Fells (Brae Fell, Great Sca Fell and Knott) beyond

Binsey Trig Point and cairn with The Uldale Fells (Brae Fell, Great Sca Fell and Knott) beyond

Photo: Mike Moodie (1)

Binsey from the second boulder on Caermote Hill

Binsey from the second boulder on Caermote Hill

Photo: Christine Shepherd (397)

Knott and Over Water from Binsey

Knott and Over Water from Binsey

Photo: Stephen Collins (2)

Windy day - nearly blown off the top of Binsey

Windy day - nearly blown off the top of Binsey

Photo: Stephen Ellaby (1)

Binsey and Over Water from Great Sca Fell

Binsey and Over Water from Great Sca Fell

Photo: David Hayter (32)


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