Walk c400 Beacon (Blawith Fells) and Yew Bank from Brown Howe

Short but challenging with superb views


Route outline for walk c400:

Brown Howe Car Park  -  Coniston Water  -  Beacon (Blawith Fells)  -  Beacon Tarn  -  Tarn Beck  -  The Cumbria Way  -  Wool Knott  -  Fisher High  -  Rattan Haw  -  Yew Bank (Blawith Fells)  -  Stable Harvey Moss  -  Brown Howe  -  Coniston Water.




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

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

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Beacon (Blawith Fells) at 255m (836ft). Beacon (Blawith Fells) is also known as an Wainwright Outlying Fell (No. 87) Beacon (Blawith Fells) is called 'Beacon Fell' in Alfred Wainwright's 1974 book 'The Outlying Fells of Lakeland'.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Wool Knott at 213m (699ft). Wool Knott is also known as an Wainwright Outlying Fell (No. 108)

You will also reach the summit of Yew Bank (Blawith Fells) at 207m (679ft). Yew Bank (Blawith Fells) is also known as an Wainwright Outlying Fell (No. 110)

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Cumbria Way, a 112km (70 miles) linear footpath connecting Ulverston in Cumbria, England with Carlisle in Cumbria, England. The Cumbria Way is waymarked by named posts. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Cumbria Way.



You can find more walks near this one 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


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c400 Beacon (Blawith Fells) and Yew Bank from Brown Howe

In no particular order . . .

Walk c400 Beacon (Blawith Fells) and Yew Bank from Brown Howe - Coniston Water from Beacon (Blawith Fells)

Coniston Water from Beacon (Blawith Fells)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (275)

Walk c400 Beacon (Blawith Fells) and Yew Bank from Brown Howe - Beacon (Blawith Fells) from Beacon Tarn

Beacon (Blawith Fells) from Beacon Tarn

Photo: Stephen Dawson (3)

Walk c400 Beacon (Blawith Fells) and Yew Bank from Brown Howe - Cairn of Fisher High

Cairn of Fisher High

Photo: Christine Shepherd (272)

Walk c400 Beacon (Blawith Fells) and Yew Bank from Brown Howe - Walna Scar, Dow Crag and The Old Man of Coniston from the summit of Yew Bank

Walna Scar, Dow Crag and The Old Man of Coniston from the summit of Yew Bank

Photo: Andy Malcolm (137)

Walk c400 Beacon (Blawith Fells) and Yew Bank from Brown Howe - Looking down on Beacon Tarn from Wool Knott summit

Looking down on Beacon Tarn from Wool Knott summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (273)

Walk c400 Beacon (Blawith Fells) and Yew Bank from Brown Howe - The Dog House, The Monk Coniston Estate, Coniston

The Dog House, The Monk Coniston Estate, Coniston

Photo: Edward Felstead (13)

Walk c400 Beacon (Blawith Fells) and Yew Bank from Brown Howe - Beacon Tarn

Beacon Tarn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (274)

Walk c400 Beacon (Blawith Fells) and Yew Bank from Brown Howe - Bob, Jill & I on the summit of Beacon (Blawith Fells) this June

Bob, Jill & I on the summit of Beacon (Blawith Fells) this June

Photo: Mike Lee (1)

Walk c400 Beacon (Blawith Fells) and Yew Bank from Brown Howe - Beacon (Blawith Fells) and Beacon Tarn from Wool Knott

Beacon (Blawith Fells) and Beacon Tarn from Wool Knott

Photo: Andy Malcolm (133)

Walk c400 Beacon (Blawith Fells) and Yew Bank from Brown Howe - Lake Coniston

Lake Coniston

Photo: Liz Halpin (7)

Walk c400 Beacon (Blawith Fells) and Yew Bank from Brown Howe - Beacon Tarn and Beacon (Blawith Fells) from Wool Knott

Beacon Tarn and Beacon (Blawith Fells) from Wool Knott

Photo: Mike Knipe (161)

Walk c400 Beacon (Blawith Fells) and Yew Bank from Brown Howe - Sunset on Coniston Water

Sunset on Coniston Water

Photo: George White (6)

Walk c400 Beacon (Blawith Fells) and Yew Bank from Brown Howe - Peel Island and Coniston Water from Beacon (Blawith Fells)

Peel Island and Coniston Water from Beacon (Blawith Fells)

Photo: Stephen Dawson (5)

Walk c400 Beacon (Blawith Fells) and Yew Bank from Brown Howe - Beacon (Blawith Fells) summit cairn

Beacon (Blawith Fells) summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (276)

Walk c400 Beacon (Blawith Fells) and Yew Bank from Brown Howe - Beacon Tarn (The Blawith Fells) near Coniston Water

Beacon Tarn (The Blawith Fells) near Coniston Water

Photo: Chris Haselden (13)

Walk c400 Beacon (Blawith Fells) and Yew Bank from Brown Howe - The Coniston Fells from Yew Bank (Blawith Fells)

The Coniston Fells from Yew Bank (Blawith Fells)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (271)

Walk c400 Beacon (Blawith Fells) and Yew Bank from Brown Howe - Sunset on Coniston Water

Sunset on Coniston Water

Photo: George White (20)

Walk c400 Beacon (Blawith Fells) and Yew Bank from Brown Howe - Climbing Beacon (Blawith Fells) with Coniston Water beyond

Climbing Beacon (Blawith Fells) with Coniston Water beyond

Photo: Stephen Dawson (2)

Walk c400 Beacon (Blawith Fells) and Yew Bank from Brown Howe - Donald Campbell's Grave, Coniston

Donald Campbell's Grave, Coniston

Photo: Edward Felstead (12)

Walk c400 Beacon (Blawith Fells) and Yew Bank from Brown Howe - Refelections in Coniston Water

Refelections in Coniston Water

Photo: Andy Malcolm (156)

Walk c400 Beacon (Blawith Fells) and Yew Bank from Brown Howe - On the summit of Beacon (Blawith Fells) with Coniston Water and Carron Crag in the background

On the summit of Beacon (Blawith Fells) with Coniston Water and Carron Crag in the background

Photo: Mike Lee (2)

Walk c400 Beacon (Blawith Fells) and Yew Bank from Brown Howe - Yew Bank (Blawith Fells) summit cairn

Yew Bank (Blawith Fells) summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (270)

Walk c400 Beacon (Blawith Fells) and Yew Bank from Brown Howe - Walna Scar, Dow Crag and The Old Man of Coniston from Beacon (Blawith Fells)

Walna Scar, Dow Crag and The Old Man of Coniston from Beacon (Blawith Fells)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (135)

Walk c400 Beacon (Blawith Fells) and Yew Bank from Brown Howe - Donald Campbell Memorial, Coniston

Donald Campbell Memorial, Coniston

Photo: Edward Felstead (10)

Walk c400 Beacon (Blawith Fells) and Yew Bank from Brown Howe - A cairn on Yew Bank (Blawith Fells) with Harter Fell (Eskdale) in the distance (right)

A cairn on Yew Bank (Blawith Fells) with Harter Fell (Eskdale) in the distance (right)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (269)

Walk c400 Beacon (Blawith Fells) and Yew Bank from Brown Howe - Leo Villa Memorial, Coniston

Leo Villa Memorial, Coniston

Photo: Edward Felstead (11)

Walk c400 Beacon (Blawith Fells) and Yew Bank from Brown Howe - The Coniston Range from Beacon (Blawith Fells)

The Coniston Range from Beacon (Blawith Fells)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (136)

Walk c400 Beacon (Blawith Fells) and Yew Bank from Brown Howe - Blawith Common, Torver Low Common and The Coniston Fells from Beacon (Blawith Fells)

Blawith Common, Torver Low Common and The Coniston Fells from Beacon (Blawith Fells)

Photo: Stephen Dawson (4)


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