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Brim Fell
796m (2612ft)

The Southern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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(No. 37)

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52nd highest in England,
97th 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

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

Alan Smith walked up on September 15th, 2020 [from/via/route] From Coniston. With kev. Hot sunny day [with] kevin [weather] Sunny

John Fenwick climbed on August 29th, 2020 [from/via/route] Walked from school in Coniston [with] Romany [weather] Very cold and wind for time of year. Good visibility - Very busy on way up. Came down via Levers water

Sarah Culverhouse bagged on August 12th, 2020 [from/via/route] Walna Scar [with] Mary Puppins [weather] glorious sunshine

Stephen Eddy hiked on August 7th, 2020 [from/via/route] Coniston [with] Mike Woodhouse, Tony Harris, Martin Bayliss [weather] Sunny, cloudy - After the old man

Andy Buxton summited on September 2nd, 1995 [from/via/route] Via Copper Mines Path. Continuing to Brim Fell and Swirl How then down Prison Band and Levers Water [with] Clive Fenn, Rachel, Dan [weather] Clear with some showers

Sarah Hamer conquered on May 8th, 2015 [from/via/route] Walked a full hike with Old Man and Dow Crag - full days hike - amazing day [with] Chris Hamer [weather] Dry and sunny

Stephen Batson scaled on July 11th, 2020 [from/via/route] Coniston [with] Clare [weather] Mixture of sunshine & fog

Adrian Howard walked up on September 29th, 2013 [from/via/route] Walna Scar Road Car park

Geoff Ward climbed on April 1st, 2018 [from/via/route] Walna Scar [with] S, J and A. [weather] Sunny with snow on the ground.

Andrew Johnson bagged on November 14th, 2019 [from/via/route] Coniston [weather] Some cloud, very windy, snow and ice on tops - Scary descent of Swirl How ridge.

Linda Craven hiked on October 31st, 2019 [from/via/route] Walna Scar road, map C123 [with] Kerry Louise, and Taffy [weather] Bright but cold and very windy. - Second of the day, easy walk from The Old Man.Made the dog a jacket from my spare fleece as he was so cold!!

Richard Marchant summited on August 9th, 1986 [from/via/route] We parked at Tilberthwaite ascended Wetherlam then Black Sail and on to Swirl How-Swirl Band-Brim Fell then on to The Old Man of Coniston. Once up the top I can remember us jogging down the main path straight in to Coniston then the long slog along the road back to the car at Tilberthwaite was a nightmare and seem to take ages [with] Nick Harker and Chris Aylen [weather] A fine dry day with no cool breeze and too much sunshine - I remember this being a long long walk on a very hot day and seem to take an eternity to complete and too much road walking at the end to get back to the car.

Elaine Evans conquered on June 7th, 2019 [from/via/route] From Coniston, walked up Walna Scar Road then ascended Coniston Old Man via Miners Bridge route, from summit followed path across to Brim Fell, descended to Goat's Hawse then up to summit of Dow Crag, retraced our steps to Goat's Hawse and descended to Goat's Water before following downward path to rejoin the Walna Scar Road back into Coniston. [with] Sue [weather] Beautiful day. Light refreshing shower on way back. - Beat the heavy rain today. Well worth taking the route via the disused mine track.

David Watson scaled on August 29th, 2018 [from/via/route] Coniston [weather] Sunny

John Almond walked up on July 2nd, 2018 [from/via/route] c306 solo walk from Coniston - roadside parking near The Sun Hotel - Miners Bridge - Low Water - The Old Man of Coniston - BRIM FELL - Swirl How - Wetherlam - Hole Rake - Miners Bridge - Wainwright 132 [weather] Very hot - nice cooling breeze on the tops

Phillip Bulley climbed on May 10th, 2018 [from/via/route] Via Dow Crag [with] Ruby. [weather] Sunny and very windy.

John Bryers bagged on May 13th, 2018 [from/via/route] Walna Scar Road [with] Janet Bryers, David, Janine and Freya Gray. With Mya and Jazz [weather] Sunny and warm with a cool breeze on ridges

Iain Jones hiked on August 27th, 2017 [from/via/route] Three Shire Stone, Wrynose Pass (The Wainwright 60 - Day 7 (Coniston)) [with] Graeme High

Andrew Peate summited on August 9th, 2017 [from/via/route] Wetherlam [with] Harry

Andrew Joss conquered on July 23rd, 2017 [from/via/route] Coniston [with] Barbara [weather] Sunny with a little cloud

Simon Boddy scaled on June 30th, 2017 [from/via/route] Torver [with] HF Holidays [weather] Breezy and cool with low cloud turning warmer and sunny later

Chris Sheard walked up on May 16th, 2002 [from/via/route] Up from Levers water via Crag great scramble - also 4 September 2015 via Prison band [with] On ML Training course - With George & Arron [weather] Pleasant to gloomy day some good views tiring - Cold gloomy day - Fun - Not so fun

Claire Kirk climbed on April 8th, 2017 [from/via/route] Walna Scar road car park [with] Phil [weather] Sunny and clear

Colin Egan bagged on March 9th, 2017 [from/via/route] Parked at Fell Gate and proceeded along Walna Scar Road, hence up via Goat's Hawse to summit ridge [with] My wife Faith [weather] Crisp cold sunny day - Not the most exciting fell to crack but a good opener for a fine day on the fells.

Darren Wilson hiked on September 30th, 2016 [from/via/route] From Coniston [with] with Mike & dan

Steve Cookson has summited [from/via/route] coniston [with] gillie [weather] sunny

Mark Davidson conquered on September 5th, 2003 [with] Theresa [weather] Sunny but a little hazy

Chris Robinson scaled on July 31st, 2016 [from/via/route] Walna Scar Road after C.O.M [with] Emki [weather] Sunny

John Walter walked up on July 27th, 2016 [with] With Ramblers B+ Group

Christine Flitcroft climbed on June 29th, 2016 [from/via/route] Coniston [with] Sandra [weather] Clear, Windy, low cloud but not in it and cold

Colin Millar bagged on April 16th, 2016 [from/via/route] Old Man from Coppermines [weather] Fair

Tony Rogerson hiked on July 3rd, 2015 [from/via/route] Great Wood Seathwaite Tarn Goat's Hawse Brim Fell Grey Friar & Troutal Fell [with] Darren Floss Robbie & Ruby [weather] Sunny - HOT day

Anthony Scott summited on September 22nd, 2015 [from/via/route] Coppermines Valley [with] me [weather] Sunny, some white cloud and occasional mist, but 14 degrees and almost perfect

Tracey Cowell conquered on September 10th, 2015 [from/via/route] Walna scar rd/ coniston old man/ brim fell/ dow crag/ walna scar rd [with] Sister [weather] Sunny/hazy/30 to 40 gusts

Rob Cheshire scaled on August 22nd, 2015 [from/via/route] c210 from Walna Scar Road, circular route including Brim Fell. [with] Solo [weather] Dry and Overcast - Started at first light (6am) and didn't see another living soul until part way down the descent from Coniston Old Man.

Christina Lander walked up on August 8th, 2015 [from/via/route] Coniston - Old Man of Coniston - Brim Fell - Swirl How - Wetherlam - Coniston [with] Dick [weather] Beautiful sunshine

Wendy John climbed on August 8th, 2015 [from/via/route] Coniston, Brown Pike, Buck Pike, Dow Crags, Great Hawse, Brim Fell, Great Crags [with] Chris Bunce [weather] Sunny

Traci Scott bagged on June 13th, 2015 [from/via/route] Coniston [with] Luke [weather] Humid / Hot

David Noble hiked on May 23rd, 2015 [from/via/route] Walna road [with] Chris [weather] Bright sunny day

Leon Harvey summited on April 5th, 2015 [from/via/route] c179 [with] Solo [weather] Sunny

Andy Pearce has conquered [from/via/route] Coniston & Old Man [with] Anita Pearce & Tyler Peacock [weather] Sunny, very warm for late November

Charlie Housley scaled on March 18th, 2015 [from/via/route] The ridge route from Coniston Old Man. [with] Jo and Candy. [weather] Sunny most of the morning with light cloud midday.

Kevin Parnham walked up on January 24th, 2015 [from/via/route] Coniston old man [with] Jo [weather] Very windy and cold - Very short distance from the old man and doesn't seem to be a very defined top

Andrew Martin climbed on November 22nd, 2014 [from/via/route] coniston

Bella Wella bagged on September 26th, 2014 [with] paul

Dave Eyes hiked on August 24th, 2014 [from/via/route] From Coniston village, along Walna scar road, up to Brown pike and along ridge to Dow Crag, down and across Goats Hawse to Brim Fell. Then back down Goats Hawse and down to Goats water to return via Walna Scar rd to Coniston [with] Christine Eyes [weather] Sunny

Andy James summited on August 4th, 2014 [with] Suzie James

Keith Eastman conquered on July 10th, 2014 [from/via/route] c306

Craig Steeland scaled on July 15th, 2014 [from/via/route] From Coniston village via Dow Crag [with] On my own [weather] Warm and sunny with low wind. Perfect!

Jacqui Smith walked up on July 5th, 2014 [from/via/route] Torver [with] Graham

Clive Ward climbed on July 5th, 2014 [from/via/route] Wrynose Pass. Great Carrs, Grey Friar, Brim Fell, Swirl How [with] Hazel [weather] Mixed - sunny and cloudy. Great temperature for walking - cold at top - See Grey Friar

Marcus Bradshaw bagged on April 24th, 2014 [from/via/route] Dow Crag , old Man , brim Fell , Swirl How , great Carrs , Grey Friar . [with] marcus [weather] sunny

Mark Thwaites hiked on June 21st, 2014 [from/via/route] Goats Water,Coniston Old Man [with] Alone [weather] Sunny

Michael Vaughn summited on July 17th, 2013 [from/via/route] Coniston [with] alone [weather] sunny

Erika Ince has conquered [from/via/route] Old man conniston [with] Martin, Hamish and Marley [weather] Dry but hazy windy and cold

Steve Frank scaled on April 20th, 2013 [from/via/route] Coniston Fold [with] Jackie Frank

John Senior walked up during August, 2013 [from/via/route] Old Man of Coniston

Ann Davis climbed on August 22nd, 2013 [from/via/route] the old man and onwards [with] loads of folk out [weather] hot and sticky

Jan Dixon bagged on August 25th, 2013 [from/via/route] Coniston Old Man [with] Anya (8) [weather] Sunny and hot

Joanne Mcgawley hiked on August 8th, 2013 [from/via/route] Old Man of Coniston, Brim Fell, Swirl How, Black Sails and Wetherlam [with] Rich [weather] Very Warm and Humid - 9.98 miles

David Heyes summited on June 6th, 2008 [from/via/route] from Coniston Old Man [with] Alison [weather] Sunny

John Nicholson conquered on October 16th, 2010 [from/via/route] walk c179 The Seathwaite Round from Seathwaite, Duddon Valley [with] Chris [weather] Sunny, clouds, nippy - Great views

Harry Meijer scaled on April 30th, 2013 [from/via/route] Coniston [with] The Lake District Walker

Martin Corbett walked up on May 5th, 2013 [from/via/route] c123 The Old Man of Coniston and Swirl How from Walna Scar Road, Coniston [with] Jemima & Jack [weather] Thick mist, but windy at times and drizzle...but all cleared up about half an hour before getting back to car.

Kevan Cassley climbed on April 20th, 2013 [from/via/route] Walna Scar Car Park - Walna Scar Road - Brown Pike - Buck Pike - Dow Crag - Goats Hawse - Brim Fell - Consiton Old Man - Low Water - Walna Scar Car Park [with] Wife Amanda [weather] Sunny, clear & dry, around 13C, wind picked up from Brim Fell - Great walk with fantasic views

Chris Bramley bagged on May 5th, 2010 [from/via/route] Old man of coniston [with] Jaqui, Blake, jan and Darren [weather] Warm, windy

Christine Knowles hiked on April 18th, 2009 [from/via/route] Coppermines via Old Man, to Swirl How and down past Levers Water back to Coppermines [with] Graham, Sheila and Jeff [weather] Beautiful day, got sunburnt

Dale Verrall summited on December 2nd, 2011 [from/via/route] Coniston [with] Amber [weather] Very cold & windy

Iain Taylor conquered on July 25th, 2010 [from/via/route] Coniston (SD 30001 97460)

Bill Rowlands scaled on October 4th, 2012 [from/via/route] Goats Water [with] Jake - the chocolate Labrador [weather] Low cloud and mist first thing, brightening up later and then light showers on the way down

Paul Macey walked up on August 14th, 2012 [from/via/route] The Old Man of Coniston [with] Luke Macey [weather] Cloudy

Darren Mortimer climbed on July 8th, 2012 [from/via/route] Coniston [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Wet & Misty

Mark Ingram bagged on May 12th, 2012 [from/via/route] Coniston old man & Weatherlam [with] Sofia [weather] Clear sky, but cold and windy on summits

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

Patrick Buckland summited on January 12th, 2012 [from/via/route] Levers Water, from Coniston town centre [with] Janny [weather] Utterly beautiful, although bloody cold - Missed the turning up to the Old Man, which we were meant to do first, so carried on to Levers Water and did Brim Fell first instead. Pleased we did, as Levers Water was beautiful, and the path up to Brim Fell on the far side of the water was superb.

Jane Wilkinson, Dawn Roberts, Michael Austin, Melanie Dunn, David Kelley, Jenny Godfrey, Doug Jeffries, Trevor Longman, Jo Dixon, David Shaw, David Laws, Claire Rigg, Elaine Grayson, Simon Clark, David Hughes, Carl Abbott, Peter O'sullivan, David Butterfield, Wendy Haycock, Louis Smith, Jonathan Tobin, Patricia Dilley, Simon Duerden, Angela Moroney, Jill Dean, Paul Booth, Louise Sandwith, Peter Clark, Gordon Lee, Immacolata Pescatore, Lee Maddison, Linda Mckeogh, Trevor Williams, Kenneth Mellor, Raymond Barnett, Tracey Cordes, John Kendall, Libby Burns, John Cuthbert, Matthew Thomas, Adrian Cawley, Les Bennett, John Southward, David Kelley, Stephen Millington, Rob Barklamb, Andy Nicholls, Paul Warren, Jeanette Coward, Gary Kent, Adam Shewry, Sarah Lowe, Ray O'Hara, Linda Walker, Simon Smith, Steve Davenport, Jayne Phelps and Rebecca Hardy have all walked, climbed & bagged Brim Fell.

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

The huge summit cairn on Brim Fell

The huge summit cairn on Brim Fell

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (9)

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)

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)

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 End reflected in Levers Water

Brim Fell End reflected in Levers Water

Photo: Carol Furniss (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)

Brim Fell summit cairn

Brim Fell summit cairn

Photo: Karen Todd (1)

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)

Brim Fell from Swirl How

Brim Fell from Swirl How

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (11)

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)


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