Guide to England's hills & mountains

Gowbarrow Fell

Gowbarrow Fell is the 6547th highest peak in the British Isles and the 760th tallest in England


481.2 m (1579 ft)


100.1 m (328 ft)

Survey method

Leica NA730/Leica 530


Embedded rock


  • Hump
  • Tump (400-499m)

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

Knoll 25m S at NY 40732 21699 is 8cm lower; hill 2610 (rock 3m SE of trig point) is 1cm lower

Wainwright/Birkett is hill 2610