Gowbarrow Fell (Wainwright summit)

Area:Lake District - Eastern Fells
County:Cumbria
Country:England
Classification:Wainwright and Birkett
(also Fellranger and Synge)
Height:481.2m
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 07:40, sunrise 08:22, sunset 16:21, dusk 17:03
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 11 properties offering rooms near Gowbarrow Fell (Wainwright summit). Here are some examples:

4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£420-816 per week
1.5km (0.9 miles) away, sleeps 4
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4.4km (2.7 miles) away
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£85-95 per night
2.1km (1.3 miles) away

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