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Birks
622m (2041ft)

The Eastern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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Wainwright
(No. 125)

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English Nuttall
226th highest in England,
393rd in England & Wales

Walk Birks walking UK Mountains in The Eastern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

The view from the summit of Birks

Photo: Alan Wainwright

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OS Explorer Map OL5
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)


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1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)



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

Richard Marshall walked up on September 17th, 2021 [from/via/route] From Patterdale [with] Me Dave Elsie and Roxy [weather] Cloudy over 2000 ft

Tim Winn climbed on August 12th, 2021 [from/via/route] Patterdale [with] Barry and Louise [weather] Good

Mark Melling bagged on August 1st, 2021 [from/via/route] Patterdale. Over Birks on descent from St. Sunday Craggs. [with] Anne, Steve & Nic Hartley [weather] Dry, cloudy, a little wind on the top - Fantastic views from the top (Silverdale, Ingleborough, great views of Ullswater).

Martin Woods hiked on June 6th, 2021 [from/via/route] From Patterdale - Birks to Fairfield round to Hellvelyn & down to Glenridding [with] Ackers and Crush [weather] Sun, 22 deegrees v.little breeze

Wayne Baxter summited on April 29th, 2021 [from/via/route] From Patterdale by the hotel up to Arnison Crag. By the side of Birk to meet the path up to St Sunday Crag, followed the path back to the summit of Birk. Carried on from the summit down back into Patterdale. [with] Sue [weather] Cloudy & windy

Claire Kirk conquered on September 18th, 2020 [from/via/route] Patterdale via Arnison Crag [with] Alone [weather] Dry & sunny

Tony Kenny scaled on August 3rd, 2011 [with] Kitty

Andy Buxton walked up on April 25th, 1992 [from/via/route] From Patterdale. Circular walk: Birks, St.Sunday Crag, Fairfield,Dollywagon Pike, Nethermost Pike,Birkhouse Moor [with] SPI Lewis [weather] Cool, clear day, but windy. - Enjoyable route

Adrian Howard climbed on July 24th, 2019 [from/via/route] Patterdale

Andrew Johnson bagged on January 21st, 2020 [from/via/route] Patterdale [with] Ted [weather] Cleared to blue skies at some points, snow & ice on top - Tracked down Zena the lost husky & returned her to her owner.

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

St Sunday Crag from Birks

St Sunday Crag from Birks

Photo: Gerry Ball (52)

Birks summit cairn

Birks summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (55)

Ullswater from (just below) Birks

Ullswater from (just below) Birks

Photo: Andy Malcolm (8)

Grisedale with Birks beyond from near the Hole-in-the-wall between Birkhouse Moor and Helvellyn

Grisedale with Birks beyond from near the Hole-in-the-wall between Birkhouse Moor and Helvellyn

Photo: Brian Balfe (14)

Arnison Crag from Birks

Arnison Crag from Birks

Photo: David Hayter (398)

The shoulder of St Sunday Crag and Birks (left), Catstye Cam, Birkhouse Moor (centre) and Sheffield Pike from Arnison Crag, Patterdale

The shoulder of St Sunday Crag and Birks (left), Catstye Cam, Birkhouse Moor (centre) and Sheffield Pike from Arnison Crag, Patterdale

Photo: Chris Brankin (2)

The River Duddon at Birks Bridge

The River Duddon at Birks Bridge

Photo: Martin Potter (1)

Birks from Arnison Crag

Birks from Arnison Crag

Photo: David Hayter (397)

The flat cairn on the summit of Birks

The flat cairn on the summit of Birks

Photo: Christine Shepherd (527)


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