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Brim Fell
796m (2612ft)

The Southern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


Record Brim Fell as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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Wainwright
(No. 37)

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English Nuttall
52nd highest in England,
98th in England & Wales

Walk Brim Fell walking UK Mountains in The Southern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria, England

Brim Fell Summit

Photo: David Hayter

You can find Brim Fell & 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):

OL6 The English Lakes - South Western area


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

96 Barrow-in-Furness & South Lakeland


97 Kendal & Morecambe, Windermere & Lancaster


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

See Brim Fell 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!


Not familiar with Brim Fell?

See the location of Brim Fell and all 6 walks that climb it on an interactive Google Map


You can walk to the top of Brim Fell by using any of these 6 easy-to-follow route maps:

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Walk c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston

A less crowded route up The Old Man

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Vital Statistics:

Length:7.5ml (12km)
Ascent:2,762ft (842m)
Time:5.25hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 6 Icon(Moderate)
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Walk c123 The Old Man of Coniston and Swirl How from Walna Scar Road, Coniston

Lakeland's easiest 'big' mountain

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Vital Statistics:

Length:8.25ml (13km)
Ascent:2,778ft (847m)
Time:5.75hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 6 Icon(Moderate)
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Walk c179 The Seathwaite Round from Seathwaite, Duddon Valley

Quiet and lonely (except for the Old Man!)

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Vital Statistics:

Length:9.5ml (15km)
Ascent:3,523ft (1,074m)
Time:7 hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 7 Icon(Hard)
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Walk c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from Coniston

Superb views of Coniston Water

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Vital Statistics:

Length:9.75ml (15.5km)
Ascent:3,664ft (1,117m)
Time:7.25hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 7 Icon(Hard)
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Walk c222 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Coniston

The Consiton fells without the crowds

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Vital Statistics:

Length:10ml (16km)
Ascent:3,584ft (1,092m)
Time:7 hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 7 Icon(Hard)
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Walk c420 The Coniston Fells from Walna Scar Road, Coniston

Superb high level route

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Vital Statistics:

Length:12.75ml (20.5km)
Ascent:4,191ft (1,277m)
Time:8.75hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 8 Icon(Hard)

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

Christine Shepherd walked up Brim Fell on July 31st, 2007 [from/via/route] Coniston via Walna Scar Road & Brown Pike. [with] On my own [weather] Clear & sunny - Part of a fantastic day's walking. Bagged this again with my daughter Rebecca on a cold clear day 31.3.08 & for a third time on 1.10.11 using walk c420.Did the Coniston Seven again on 4.8.23 in wonderful walking weather.

Neil Heywood climbed Brim Fell on April 29th, 2023 [from/via/route] torver [with] David Heywood [weather] Mixed

James Hughes bagged Brim Fell on February 27th, 2023 [from/via/route] Coniston, Old Man Coniston, Swirl How, Prison Band, Black Sails Wetherlam [with] Solo [weather] Cold, cloudy with sleet showers, icy on paths - Cold, cloudy, sleet & drizzle. Completed within 5 hours. Pint of Bluebird at Black Bull Inn.

Martin Woods hiked Brim Fell on March 4th, 2023 [from/via/route] Old man of Coniston to Swirl How, Black Sails & Wetherlam c306 [with] N/A [weather] Overcast, 7 degerees in the valley cold on the tops - Be careful of navigation towards Swirl How easy to forget where you are up to

Paul Roddam summited Brim Fell on February 5th, 2023 [from/via/route] from Walna Scar Car Park [with] Bri, Barber, Tom and Bowers [weather] Amazing sunny winters day

John Tippins conquered Brim Fell on October 23rd, 2022 [from/via/route] From Seathwaite (c179) [with] Alone [weather] Very low cloud, continual rain & strong winds almost all day.

Sarah Moore scaled Brim Fell on August 13th, 2022 [from/via/route] c306 [with] On my own [weather] Incredible views but incredible heat - very glad I set off early.

Ian Ashton walked up Brim Fell on July 9th, 2022 [from/via/route] Part of seathwaite Round [with] SOLO

Geoff Hand climbed Brim Fell on April 20th, 2022 [from/via/route] Walk c179 The Seathwaite Round Pt2 Brim Fell, Swirl How, Great Carrs & Grey Friar [with] Alone with Tess [weather] Another glorious sunny & warm day (ridiculous for this time of year!) - Second part of 2 goes at this walk. upto Seathwaite tarn, on to Goat's Hawse then on to Brim Fell, Swirl How, Great Carrs & Grey Friar. Great day out.

Mr M A Blanchard bagged Brim Fell on November 16th, 2021 [weather] Cloudy

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Brim Fell

The Old Man of Coniston (left) and Brim Fell from near Low Water

The Old Man of Coniston (left) and Brim Fell from near Low Water

Photo: Adrian Kingston (1)

Top o' Selside summit cairn with the Coniston Fells: White Maiden, Walna Scar, Dow Crag, The Old Man of Coniston, Brim Fell, Swirl How and Wetherlam as a backdrop

Top o' Selside summit cairn with the Coniston Fells: White Maiden, Walna Scar, Dow Crag, The Old Man of Coniston, Brim Fell, Swirl How and Wetherlam as a backdrop

Photo: Paul Gibson (23)

My wife and I on top of Brim Fell summit on a hazy hot July 7th 2013 with Coniston Old Man in the background

My wife and I on top of Brim Fell summit on a hazy hot July 7th 2013 with Coniston Old Man in the background

Photo: Stephen Ellaby (6)

Brim Fell End reflected in Levers Water

Brim Fell End reflected in Levers Water

Photo: Carol Furniss (1)

High Light Haw (Top o' Selside) summit cairn with the Coniston Fells: White Maiden, Walna Scar, Dow Crag, The Old Man of Coniston, Brim Fell, Swirl How and Wetherlam in the background

High Light Haw (Top o' Selside) summit cairn with the Coniston Fells: White Maiden, Walna Scar, Dow Crag, The Old Man of Coniston, Brim Fell, Swirl How and Wetherlam in the background

Photo: Paul Gibson (27)

Brim Fell from Swirl How

Brim Fell from Swirl How

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (11)

The Old Man of Coniston summit from Brim Fell

The Old Man of Coniston summit from Brim Fell

Photo: David Hayter (344)

Brim Fell summit cairn

Brim Fell summit cairn

Photo: Karen Todd (1)

The huge summit cairn on Brim Fell

The huge summit cairn on Brim Fell

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (9)

Low Light Haw (Top o' Selside) summit cairn with the Coniston Fells: White Maiden, Walna Scar, Dow Crag, The Old Man of Coniston, Brim Fell, Swirl How and Wetherlam in the background

Low Light Haw (Top o' Selside) summit cairn with the Coniston Fells: White Maiden, Walna Scar, Dow Crag, The Old Man of Coniston, Brim Fell, Swirl How and Wetherlam in the background

Photo: Paul Gibson (28)

The Old Man of Coniston, Brim Fell and Dow Crag from Swirl How

The Old Man of Coniston, Brim Fell and Dow Crag from Swirl How

Photo: Stephen Dawson (20)

Coniston Water from the summit of Brock Barrow (Top o' Selside) with Beacon (Blawith Fells) prominent (centre) and the Coniston Fells: White Maiden, Walna Scar, Dow Crag, The Old Man of Coniston, Brim Fell, Swirl How and Wetherlam in the background (right)

Coniston Water from the summit of Brock Barrow (Top o' Selside) with Beacon (Blawith Fells) prominent (centre) and the Coniston Fells: White Maiden, Walna Scar, Dow Crag, The Old Man of Coniston, Brim Fell, Swirl How and Wetherlam in the background (right)

Photo: Paul Gibson (30)


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