Brant Fell

Mon 13 Sep 2004

Route: Bowness-on-Windermere - Windermere - Brantfell Road - Post Knott - Brant Fell - Brantfell Farm - Helm Farm - Biskey Howe - Helm Road - Windermere - Bowness-on-Windermere

Distance: 3.00 miles

Ascent: 500ft

Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

With: On Own


Blustery showers and sunshine.

A. Wainwright's 'Brant Fell' walk in his book 'The Outlying Fells of Lakeland' [page 34] with a detour to Helm Farm.

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The view north up Windermere towards the Fairfield Horseshoe from Bowness-on-Windermere

The landing stages, Bowness-on-Windermere

Looking back down Brantfell Road to St Martin's Church

The path is part of the Dalesway. Ilkley - 81 miles

The Ill Bell ridge from Brant Fell

The Fairfield Horseshoe and Red Screes from Brant Fell

Northwesterly panorama from Brant Fell

Crinkle Crags, Bowfell, Rossett Pike and the Langdale Pikes, seen across Windermere from Brant Fell

The view north from Brant Fell's summit

Windermere from Brant Fell's summit

360 Panorama from Brant Fell's summit

The view north to Red Screes, Caudale Moor and the Ill Bell ridge from above the reservoir on Brant Fell

Brantfell Farm, I guess I won't be following Wainwright's route through the farmyard!

Brant Fell from near Brantfell Farm

Helm Farm

Windermere from the view point at Biskey Howe

The lakeshore, Bowness-on-Windermere

Previous Walk: Little Scoat Fell plus (Wed 8 Sep 2004)

Next Walk: Bowfell (Wed 15 Sep 2004)

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