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Brandreth
715m (2347ft)

The Western Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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English Mountain
90th highest in England,
153rd in England & Wales

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Wainwright
(No. 81)

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114th highest in England,
193rd in England & Wales

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Brandreth Summit

Photo: Martyn Hibbert

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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 Brandreth Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Brandreth

Michael Austin walked up on June 17th, 2021 [from/via/route] C417

Kevin Foster climbed on May 14th, 2021 [from/via/route] Honister Pass (slate mine) [with] By myself. [weather] Low clouds down on tops gradually lifting - Not really a good day for views! Very confusing place in mist. The iron fence posts which traverse the top are either broken or spaced well apart and of limited use as a navigation aid.

David Butterfield bagged on May 26th, 2021 [from/via/route] Black Sail YHA - Biked from Bowness Knott.

Darren Wilson hiked on September 20th, 2020 [from/via/route] Grey Knotts & Brandreth from Honister Slate Mine [with] Mike [weather] Beautiful day

Dave Eyes summited on August 20th, 2019 [from/via/route] Parked at Honister Slate Mine [with] Christine Eyes [weather] Cloudy with a few spots of rain - decent views

Richard Beardsley conquered on July 29th, 2020 [from/via/route] Route C442 from Honister Pass. [with] Gillian, Lisa, Andy, Abigail (10) and Jessica (7). [weather] Overcast all day with partial sunshine and windy on summits. - Parked at slate mine (£5) and commenced walk at 1100hrs. Followed the route guide throughout and summited Grey Knotts and Brandeth where we had lunch. Continued onto the tops of Green Gable and Great Gable along with other walkers taking advantage of a rain free day. After a careful descent from Great Gable we strolled back to the car park arriving back at 1730hrs. A thoroughly enjoyable day out with tired children.

Richard Marshall scaled on May 31st, 2020 [from/via/route] Great Gable from Seathwaite [with] Bo and Andy Pratt [weather] Sunny low wind and very hot. Middle of Pandemic

Christine Shepherd walked up during July, 2003 [from/via/route] Walked from Honister slate mine. [with] Miriam, Andy and Ishmay aged 7 [weather] Sunny - Climbed again on a bright Autumn Day on 30.11.19.

Andrew Johnson climbed on November 8th, 2019 [from/via/route] Honister [with] Ted [weather] Cloudy

Richard Marchant bagged on November 3rd, 1989 [from/via/route] Parked the car at Honiston Hause and took the path to Fleetwith around Brandreth and straight to Great Gable, the return route took me from here on to Green Gable-Brandreth and finally Grey Knotts and back to Honiston Hause. Spent most of the day in the clouds but still a awesome experience and great to be in the Lakes. [with] On my own [weather] A cold damp day with snow and ice on the tops and the cloud level down to the 600m mark - A 3 day trip to the Lakes on my own from Plymouth. I stopped in Windermere at a Navy Pal's Andrew (Ali) Mcgraw Mum and Dad's house.

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

Brandreth summit cairn with Gillercomb Head leading up to Green Gable with Great Gable looking majestic in the background

Brandreth summit cairn with Gillercomb Head leading up to Green Gable with Great Gable looking majestic in the background

Photo: Matt Delemare (28)

Gate on Brandreth

Gate on Brandreth

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (6)

Innominate Tarn with Grey Knotts, Brandreth, Green Gable, Great Gable and Kirk Fell forming the backdrop

Innominate Tarn with Grey Knotts, Brandreth, Green Gable, Great Gable and Kirk Fell forming the backdrop

Photo: Alan Wainwright (241)

The High Stile ridge (left), Buttermere and the Grasmoor massif (right) from Brandreth

The High Stile ridge (left), Buttermere and the Grasmoor massif (right) from Brandreth

Photo: Mike Walker (557)

Kirk Fell from Brandreth

Kirk Fell from Brandreth

Photo: Simon Barnett (37)

Green Gable (left) and Great Gable from Brandreth

Green Gable (left) and Great Gable from Brandreth

Photo: David Swales (1)

Green Gable and Great Gable from Brandreth

Green Gable and Great Gable from Brandreth

Photo: William Ringwood (44)

Great view of Brandreth, Green Gable, Great Gable (the rounded dome), Kirk Fell, Pillar (the highest point), Black Crag and Steeple  from Lingcomb Edge just below the summit of Red Pike (Buttermere)

Great view of Brandreth, Green Gable, Great Gable (the rounded dome), Kirk Fell, Pillar (the highest point), Black Crag and Steeple from Lingcomb Edge just below the summit of Red Pike (Buttermere)

Photo: Tony Higgs (32)

360 degree panorama featuring Great Gable, Green Gable, Little Scoat Fell & Pillar (distance), Brandreth, Dale Head (Newlands), High Spy, Glaramara, Esk Pike, Great End and Scafell Pike from Base Brown

360 degree panorama featuring Great Gable, Green Gable, Little Scoat Fell & Pillar (distance), Brandreth, Dale Head (Newlands), High Spy, Glaramara, Esk Pike, Great End and Scafell Pike from Base Brown

Photo: Chris Brankin (15)

Little Scoat Fell and Pillar (distance) with Brandreth (foreground) from Base Brown

Little Scoat Fell and Pillar (distance) with Brandreth (foreground) from Base Brown

Photo: Chris Brankin (17)


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