- Wainwright, Marilyn & OS Trig Point Not Logged On

Binsey
447m (1467ft)

The Northern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England

The summit of Binsey is marked by an Ordnance Survey 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

You can find Binsey & all the walks that climb it on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

The Lake District National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL4 The English Lakes - North Western area


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Maps (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

89 West Cumbria, Cockermouth & Wast Water


90 Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside


See Binsey and the surrounding tops on our free-to-access 'Google Style' Peak Bagging Maps:

See Binsey and the surrounding tops on our downloadable PDF Peak Bagging Maps:

NB: Whether you print off a copy on to paper or download it to your phone, these PDF Peak Baggers Maps will prove incredibly useful when your are up there on the tops and you cannot get a phone signal!


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You can walk to the top of Binsey by using either of these 2 easy to follow route maps:




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

Stephen Batson walked up on May 7th, 2022 [with] Clare [weather] Sunny - Tried to walk 'Binsey & Behind' but cows,calfs & dogs don't mix so we about turned & approached Binsey straight from car park

Richard Marchant climbed on April 22nd, 2022 [from/via/route] Parked at Binsey Cottage & walked the road to High Ireby, from here we went west along a Bridleway to the Roman Fort of Caermote. Then we followed a track across Whittas Park up on to Binsey Fell & over back down to the car. [with] With my Pennine Way Buddy and long time friend Ray [weather] Dry Day with Hazy views early doors but did become sunny & clear in the afternoon

Clare Tait bagged on February 21st, 2022 [from/via/route] From minor road. Easy parking. Straight up & down in an hour. [with] Charlie [weather] In amidst three named storms, a beautiful day allowed us to bag Binsey & Dodd. A nice brace of fells. - No. 77 Wainwright. Such a lovely fell to climb in February. Unexpectedly beautiful views.

Andrew Cotter hiked on January 1st, 2022 [from/via/route] Lodge house [with] Fiona [weather] Misty, strong wind

Erin Ryan summited 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 conquered on September 7th, 2021 [with] Myself [weather] Good

Richard Fulcher scaled 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 walked up on December 25th, 2020 [with] Roco [weather] Clear

Paul Talbot-Greaves climbed 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 bagged on June 13th, 2021 [from/via/route] NY 23636 35089 [weather] Sunny

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

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)

On the summit of Binsey with my husband

On the summit of Binsey with my husband

Photo: Christine Shepherd (701)

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)

Going up Binsey with my husband

Going up Binsey with my husband

Photo: Christine Shepherd (700)

Skiddaw from Whittas Park, North of Binsey

Skiddaw from Whittas Park, North of Binsey

Photo: Stephen Collins (5)

Overwater from Binsey

Overwater from Binsey

Photo: David Hayter (161)

Binsey from Faulds Brow

Binsey from Faulds Brow

Photo: Andy Lyons (116)

Binsey from the second boulder on Caermote Hill

Binsey from the second boulder on Caermote Hill

Photo: Christine Shepherd (397)

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)

Knott and Over Water from Binsey

Knott and Over Water from Binsey

Photo: Stephen Collins (2)

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)

North to The Solway Firth from Binsey

North to The Solway Firth from Binsey

Photo: Stephen Collins (4)

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)

Windblown tree in Whittas Park, North of Binsey

Windblown tree in Whittas Park, North of Binsey

Photo: Stephen Collins (6)

Bassenthwaite from Binsey

Bassenthwaite from Binsey

Photo: David Hayter (163)

Binsey from Longlands Fell

Binsey from Longlands Fell

Photo: David Hayter (168)

Binsey Summit

Binsey Summit

Photo: David Hayter (160)

Skiddaw massif from Binsey

Skiddaw massif from Binsey

Photo: David Hayter (162)


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