Great Borne

Area:Lake District - Western Fells
Classification:Wainwright, Birkett, Hewitt, Nuttall, and HuMP
(also Fellranger, Synge, Sim, and Tump)
Maps:OL4(S) Explorer or 89 Landranger
Grid Ref:NY123163         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Summit:rock - photos
Notes:rock is 22m S of trig point (Wainwright's summit at NY 12392 16383) and 40cm higher than rock by trig point; rock is 12m S of windshelter (Birkett's summit at NY 12395 16373) and 10cm higher than its floor; Wainwright's 'north top' is lower
Daylight:dawn 05:04, sunrise 05:46, sunset 20:50, dusk 21:32
External links:Wikipedia

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Great Borne from Mellbreak
Great Borne from Mellbreak

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Other walkers registered on our site who have already walked up this hill include: 147matt, @woody (twice), adgl, AGJ64, ahampson, Alan0409, alanprince, Andy Duff, atessa, beth, Bilberry, bob.taylor100, cat wakelin (twice), chloealina, chrisfry35 (x4), Cowles, Cumbrian33 (x3), darrendixon, Darrenh, davew, Daz Graham, dsutton101, DukeNukem, elainewoodhouse, fizzerfox, Floydian1, gallowshill, GaryR, gbh, gdh200, gilly_3886, Ginty (twice), Glenosborne, Harter hod carrier (x4), hhampson, HighOrbiter, iggsypoo, Jandy, JazMeg26, JJH94, JMCM,, josiejowalker, Karen.m.burns, KPH, Lakeviewlad, Lambo330, leedrich, lludwinski, Luly, luverlyjuberly, Mags763, mariablky, MarjWatson,, Mikew92 (twice), munrobracket, navdave, Nigel Dewhirst, Nottspanther, peterb, Peterfishwick, Rebecca55, Richiemaryport, RuslandRambler, sgrice56,, sophielucywalking, spookyfish, springfishblue, SteelFellLover, Stephenmshanks, StevetheRover, Strangerclur, Susanna, Sylwia J Kociemba, Toy poodle (x4), Tricia15, vinmac,, and wolfgangb.

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If you need accommodation we have details of 11 properties offering rooms near Great Borne. Here are some examples:

4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£1362-7888 per week
11.0km (6.8 miles) away, sleeps 17
4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£293-1166 per week
8.8km (5.5 miles) away, sleeps 4
3 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£292-1472 per week
10.2km (6.3 miles) away, sleeps 4

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