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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

Walk Brandreth walking UK Mountains in The Western Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

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

Dave Eyes walked up 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 climbed 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 bagged 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 hiked 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 summited on November 8th, 2019 [from/via/route] Honister [with] Ted [weather] Cloudy

Richard Marchant conquered 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.

Louis Smith scaled on December 29th, 2018 [weather] mist

Jill Dean walked up on September 22nd, 2018 [from/via/route] Honister pass [with] Me, Grez & dexter [weather] Fab

Caroline Winter climbed on August 13th, 2018 [from/via/route] Honister slate mine, Brandreth, Fleetwith Pike [with] Becky [weather] Fog, low cloud and poor visibility on tops - walked on a bearing. Cut across slate mine to Black Star. Walked off Fleetwith Pike with another 2 ladies with their dogs. Would have liked to walk the edge off Fleetwith Pike but ladies made for slate mine path. As views none existent today we did same

Simon Myerscough bagged on November 12th, 2006 [from/via/route] C151 [with] Martin - Scramble on Kirk Fell

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

The view north from Looking Stead (Pillar) featuring Ennerdale with Red Pike (Buttermere), High Stile, High Crag, Seat, Scarth Gap, Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and Brandreth (far right)

The view north from Looking Stead (Pillar) featuring Ennerdale with Red Pike (Buttermere), High Stile, High Crag, Seat, Scarth Gap, Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and Brandreth (far right)

Photo: David Connolly (16)

Green Gable and Great Gable from Brandreth

Green Gable and Great Gable from Brandreth

Photo: William Ringwood (44)

Green Gable (left) and Great Gable from Brandreth

Green Gable (left) and Great Gable from Brandreth

Photo: David Swales (1)

Gate on Brandreth

Gate on Brandreth

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (6)

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)

Buttermere and Crummock Water from Moses' Trod below Brandreth

Buttermere and Crummock Water from Moses' Trod below Brandreth

Photo: William Ringwood (46)

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)

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)

Kirk Fell from Brandreth

Kirk Fell from Brandreth

Photo: Simon Barnett (37)

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)


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