Red Screes

Area:Lake District - Eastern Fells
Classification:Wainwright, Birkett, Marilyn, Hewitt, Nuttall, and HuMP
(also Fellranger, Synge, Sim, and Tump)
Maps:OL7(N) Explorer or 90 Landranger
Grid Ref:NY396087         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Summit:cairn nearest trig point - photos
Notes:rocks 2m NW and 15m NW of cairn are of equal height; trig point is 20m NW of cairn at NY 39650 08771
Daylight:dawn 06:30, sunrise 07:05, sunset 19:00, dusk 19:35
External links:Wikipedia

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Red Screes from Wansfell
Red Screes from Wansfell

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Other walkers registered on our site who have already walked up this hill include: @woody,, adgl, AGJ64, ahampson, albee23, alexreed, anne mariecb, awanderingfifer, bally6872, bentonrambler, beth (twice), bryanatk, CarlandHay, CARLOS, cejackson1951, chipshot, chloealina, Chris the rambler, chrisfry35 (x9), craig808, daleheadged, darrendixon, Darrenh, distantecho, DukeNukem, DuncanG22, Ejuk (twice), elbog_20, Entropy, fellwalker68, fizzerfox (twice), frothyraptor, Gaflatlast, gallowshill, gbh, gdh200, Gillian7660, Ginty, hillbilly, Hubbards, Iainp21, Ionahunter, Jesspeace, JMCM, JulesMC, Kanianne, Lakeviewlad, Lancashire Lad, livebox, mariablky (twice), MarjWatson, Mikew92, nature man, navdave, NigelMall, Orayner15, PaulG1952, peterb, pwb999 (x3), RuslandRambler, russellporter12, samross,, Shortnick, skiddawlittleboy, Smoo1610, spookyfish, springfishblue, SteelFellLover, Stephenmshanks, sterushton, steve71, StevetheRover, Strangerclur, Susanna, Sylwia J Kociemba (twice), TonyRogerson, vinmac, WalkingAnn, walsh581 (x3),, wolfgangb, and wrowlands3.

In our forum you can read the following walk reports which include this hill:

If you need accommodation we have details of 26 properties offering rooms near Red Screes. Here are some examples:

4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£338-1371 per week
4.7km (2.9 miles) away, sleeps 4
5 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£1450-6717 per week
4.4km (2.8 miles) away, sleeps 8
4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£376-1996 per week
4.5km (2.8 miles) away, sleeps 5

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