Walk route map c324 Starling Dodd and Great Borne from Buttermere

A walk in The Lake District National Park, Cumbria, North West England

Fantastic views on less visited fells

Walk Route Summary:

- Buttermere, Sourmilk Gill, Bleaberry Tarn, Dodd (Buttermere), The Saddle, Red Pike (Buttermere), Ling Comb, Little Dodd, Starling Dodd, Great Borne, Floutern Tarn, Black Beck (Mosedale), Blea Crag, Scale Force, Scale Beck (Crummock Water), Crummock Water, Buttermere Dubs, Buttermere.

Vital Statistics for this Walk

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Walk route map c324 Starling Dodd and Great Borne from Buttermere Buttermere, Sourmilk Gill, Bleaberry Tarn, Dodd (Buttermere), The Saddle, Red Pike (Buttermere), Ling Comb, Little Dodd, Starling Dodd, Great Borne, Floutern Tarn, Black Beck (Mosedale), Blea Crag, Scale Force, Scale Beck (Crummock Water), Crummock Water, Buttermere Dubs, Buttermere The Western Fells,  The Lake District National Park,  Cumbria,  England

Fleetwith Pike from the Southern shore of Buttermere
Photo: Chris Haselden

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Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Red Pike (Buttermere) at 755m (2478ft). Red Pike (Buttermere) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (67th in England, 117th in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 62). Red Pike (Buttermere) is also known as an English Nuttall (83rd in England, 142nd in England & Wales).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Dodd (Buttermere), 641m (2104ft). Dodd (Buttermere) is also known as an English Nuttall (201st in England, 349th in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Starling Dodd, 633m (2078ft). Starling Dodd is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (157th in England, 270th in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 122). Starling Dodd is also known as an English Nuttall (214th in England, 368th in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Great Borne, 616m (2021ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (171st Eng, 299th in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 127) and an English Nuttall (243rd Eng, 421st Eng & Wal) and

Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
3
English
Mountains
Wainwright
3
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
4
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets


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More Photos and Pictures from Walk c324 Starling Dodd and Great Borne from Buttermere

In no particular order . . .

Queens club ramblers atop of Red Pike (Buttermere) 2011. Walk route map c324 Starling Dodd and Great Borne from Buttermere photo

1. Queens club ramblers atop of Red Pike (Buttermere) 2011
Photo: John Dick (2)


Whiteside (left) and Grasmoor from Crummock Water. Walk route map c324 Starling Dodd and Great Borne from Buttermere photo

2. Whiteside (left) and Grasmoor from Crummock Water
Photo: Andy Malcolm (114)


Red Pike (Buttermere) (left) and Dodd (Buttermere) right from Old Burtness below Bleaberry Tarn. Walk route map c324 Starling Dodd and Great Borne from Buttermere photo

3. Red Pike (Buttermere) (left) and Dodd (Buttermere) right from Old Burtness below Bleaberry Tarn
Photo: Clare Howard (11)


Fleetwith Pike and Hay Stacks (Haystacks) from the campsite near Buttermere village. Walk route map c324 Starling Dodd and Great Borne from Buttermere photo

4. Fleetwith Pike and Hay Stacks (Haystacks) from the campsite near Buttermere village
Photo: Stephen Collins (55)


Scale Beck near Crummock Water. Walk route map c324 Starling Dodd and Great Borne from Buttermere photo

5. Scale Beck near Crummock Water
Photo: David Hayter (375)


Buttermere Lake - with the lower slopes of High Stile (left), Hen Comb (centre) and Mellbreak (right). Walk route map c324 Starling Dodd and Great Borne from Buttermere photo

6. Buttermere Lake - with the lower slopes of High Stile (left), Hen Comb (centre) and Mellbreak (right)
Photo: Jack Adams (1)


Autumn sunshine on Dale Head (left) and Fleetwith Pike (right) from Burtness Wood. Walk route map c324 Starling Dodd and Great Borne from Buttermere photo

7. Autumn sunshine on Dale Head (left) and Fleetwith Pike (right) from Burtness Wood
Photo: Andy Malcolm (12)


Fleetwith Pike (centre) and Buttermere from Crummock Water. Walk route map c324 Starling Dodd and Great Borne from Buttermere photo

8. Fleetwith Pike (centre) and Buttermere from Crummock Water
Photo: Andy Malcolm (9)


Buttermere village from Red Pike (Buttermere) with the Grasmoor massif looming large in the background. Walk route map c324 Starling Dodd and Great Borne from Buttermere photo

9. Buttermere village from Red Pike (Buttermere) with the Grasmoor massif looming large in the background
Photo: Peter Dryden (1)


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10. *Ennerdale Water (left), Starling Dodd and Great Borne, Loweswater (right of centre), Mellbreak and Crummock Water (right) from Red Pike (Buttermere)
Photo: Andy Malcolm (69)

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