Guide to England's hills & mountains

Gowbarrow Fell (Wainwright summit)

Gowbarrow Fell (Wainwright summit) - Cumbria
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Gowbarrow Fell (Wainwright summit) is the 6546th highest peak in the British Isles and the 759th tallest in England


481.2 m (1579 ft)


9.0 m (30 ft)

Survey method

Leica NA730/Leica 530


Trig point


Hill / mountain range

Lake District E

Nearest town

Ambleside, Cumbria

OS map sheets

OS25: 005S (The English Lakes)
OS50: 090 (Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside)

Notes & comments

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

Highest point and Hump is Hill 7833