Guide to England's hills & mountains

Great Borne

Great Borne - Cumbria

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Great Borne is the 3547th highest peak in the British Isles and the 340th tallest in England


616.0 m (2021 ft)


113.0 m (371 ft)

Survey method

Abney level




Hill / mountain range

Lake District W

Nearest town

Cockermouth, Cumbria

Notes & comments

Rock is 22m S of trig point (Wainwright's summit at NY 12392 16383) and 40cm higher than rock by trig point; rock is 12m S of windshelter (Birkett's summit at NY 12395 16373) and 10cm higher than its floor; Wainwright's 'north top' is lower