Branstree

Area:Lake District - Far Eastern Fells
County:Cumbria
Country:England
Classification:Wainwright, Birkett, Hewitt, Nuttall, and HuMP
(also Fellranger, Synge, Sim, and Tump)
Height:713m
Maps:OL5(S), OL7(N) Explorer or 90 Landranger
Grid Ref:NY478099         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Summit:small pile of stones by trig station
Notes:ground 40m NW at NY 47776 10002 and at NY 47754 09997 is about as high
Daylight:dawn 04:01, sunrise 04:51, sunset 21:24, dusk 22:14
External links:Wikipedia

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Branstree Summit
Branstree Summit


Situated at the head of Mardale, Longsleddale and Mosedale, it's more gentle grass slopes are less craggy than the rocky peaks of much of the Lake District hills.

It can be climbed from the car park at Mardale, at the end of Haweswater reservoir road, by way of Gatescarth pass.

Why not try walking up this hill using one of our walks:

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Other walkers registered on our site who have already walked up this hill include: russellporter12, adgl, DukeNukem (twice), gallowshill, Strangerclur, Tabber, peterb, Claren, motley 55, john09cw, fizzerfox, JamieL, Chris the rambler, Mikew92, CARLOS, ThrowerBell, Ginty, AGJ64, wolfgangb, walsh581, Susanna, beth, StevetheRover (twice), gbh, and springfishblue.

If you need accommodation we have details of 14 properties offering rooms near Branstree. Here are some examples:

4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£411-978 per week
9.3km (5.7 miles) away, sleeps 6
4 Visit England Assessed

9.3km (5.7 miles) away
4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£519-1198 per week
9.3km (5.7 miles) away, sleeps 6

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