Gowbarrow Fell (Wainwright summit)

Area:Lake District - Eastern Fells
Classification:Wainwright and Birkett
(also Fellranger and Synge)
Maps:OL5(S) Explorer or 90 Landranger
Grid Ref:NY407218         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Summit:trig point - photo
Notes:trig point is Wainwright/Birkett but rocks 3m S and 8m S are higher (16 cm below FB); N knoll of S top (Hill 7833) 105m S at NY 40730 21722 is 1cm higher than rocks
Daylight:dawn 05:14, sunrise 05:54, sunset 20:36, dusk 21:16
External links:Wikipedia

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Gowbarrow Fell Trig Point
Gowbarrow Fell Trig Point

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If you need accommodation we have details of 22 properties offering rooms near Gowbarrow Fell (Wainwright summit). Here are some examples:

5 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£940-5400 per week
4.6km (2.9 miles) away, sleeps 8
3 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£325-1443 per week
5.8km (3.6 miles) away, sleeps 3
4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£608-3740 per week
4.4km (2.7 miles) away, sleeps 8

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