Gummer's How

Area:Lake District - Far Eastern Fells
County:Cumbria
Country:England
Classification:Wainwright Outlying Fell, Birkett, Marilyn, and HuMP
(also Synge and Tump)
Height:321m
Maps:OL7(S) Explorer or 96, 97 Landranger
Grid Ref:SD390884         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Summit:trig point - photo
Daylight:dawn 07:19, sunrise 07:56, sunset 17:55, dusk 18:32

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Gummer's How through the trees
Gummer's How through the trees


Gummer's How is home to Luing cattle that roam the fell. They have been brought in to trample the bracken and increase the diversity of plants by there grazing.

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Other walkers registered on our site who have already walked up this hill include: Danrobinson, gallowshill, hillbilly (twice), domusmantell, gerainta, deetreadwell, lfaulder, FredBloggs13, dsutton101, Ejuk, Parkypig, beth, StevetheRover, Lenny0018, chipshot, James82 (x5), shivtc@yahoo.co.uk (twice), and JSutton.

If you need accommodation we have details of 38 properties offering rooms near Gummer's How. Here are some examples:

5
£95-120 per night
1.6km (1.0 miles) away
4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£300-1550 per week
3.0km (1.9 miles) away, sleeps 4
4 Tourist Board Assessed Cottage
£339-2010 per week
3.8km (2.3 miles) away, sleeps 4

Photo by Elizabeth Oldham and is our copyright. For more information about this photo, including on copyright, see the photo's home page.

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Participants in these activities should be aware of and accept these risks and be responsible for their own actions.