Brandreth

Overview
Height: 2,344 Feet - 715 Meters
Grid Ref: NY 215 119
Area: Western
Group: W/GRG
Ordnance Survey: OL4
Wainwright Guidebook: Seven

Brandreth's one claim to distinction is based on its superb view of the High Stile range flanked by the valleys of Ennerdale and Buttermere, a magnificent prospect; but this is a view as well seen from the west slope, around the path curves as from the top.

 

Map and Photo Gallery

 


Green Gable and Great Gable with Brandreth in the foreground.


Brandreth.


Green Gable and Great Gable from Brandreth summit cairn.

 

There are 8 walks to choose from including Brandreth

Walking the Birketts, Buttermere Horseshoe

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7th September 2019
ASCENT: 2,790 Feet - 850 Metres
MILES: 6.5
BIRKETTS: 5, Fleetwith Pike - Black Star (Honister Crag) - Grey Knotts - Brandreth - Haystacks
ROUTE: Gatescarth - Fleetwith Edge - Fleetwith Pike - Black Star (Honister Crag) - Drum House - Grey Knotts - Brandreth - Great Round How - Black Beck Tarn - Innominate Tarn - Haystacks - Top of Scarth Gap Pass - Peggys Bridge - Gatescarth
 

The Ennerdale Horseshoe

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3rd June 2019
ASCENT: 7,700 Feet - 2,348 Metres
MILES: 24
WAINWRIGHTS: 14, Great Borne - Starling Dodd - Red Pike (Buttermere) - High Stile - High Crag - Haystacks - Brandreth - Green Gable - Kirk Fell - Pillar - Scoat Fell - Haycock - Caw Fell - Crag Fell
ROUTE: Bleach Green - Ennerdale Water - Bowness - Herdus - Great Borne - Starling Dodd - Red Pike (Buttermere) - High Stile - High Crag - Gamlin End - Seat - Top of Scarth Gap - Haystacks - Innominate Tarn - Moses trod - Brandreth - Gillercomb Head - Green Gable - Windy Gap - Beck Head - Kirk Fell North Top - Kirk Fell - Baysour Slack - Top of Black Sail Pass - Looking Stead - Pillar - Wind Gap - Black Crag - Scoat Fell - Haycock - Caw Fell - Iron Crag - Crag Fell - Ben Gill - Crag Fell Farm - Bleach Green
 

Walking the Wainwrights in 30 Walks - Walk 9 The Gables and Kirk Fell

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10th April 2016
ASCENT: 3,290 Feet - 1,003 Meters
MILES: 9
WAINWRIGHTS: 6, Grey Knotts - Brandreth - Base Brown - Green Gable - Great Gable - Kirk Fell
ROUTE: Honister Hause - Grey Knotts - Brandreth - Gillercomb Head - Base Brown - Green Gable - Windy Gap - Great Gable - Beck Head - Rib End - Kirk Fell - Rib End - Beck Head - Stone Cove - Moses Trod - Drum House - Honister Hause
 

The Harry Griffin 2,000 footers Walk 5 -The Gables and Kirk Fell

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4th April 2015
ASCENT: 3,290 Feet - 1,003 Meters
MILES: 9
SUMMITS OVER 2,000 Ft: Grey Knotts - Brandreth - Base Brown - Green Gable - Great Gable - Kirk Fell North Top - Kirk Fell
ROUTE: Honister Pass – Grey Knotts – Brandreth – Base Brown - Green Gable – Windy Gap – Great Gable – Beck Head – Kirk Fell (North Top) – Kirk Fell – Beck Head – Moses Trod – Drum House – Honister Pass
 

Great Gable & Kirk Fell from Honister Mine

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16th October 2014
ASCENT: 3,600 Feet 1,098 Meters
MILES: 9.7
WAINWRIGHTS: 5, Grey Knotts – Brandreth – Green Gable – Great Gable – Kirk Fell
ROUTE: Honister Pass – Grey Knotts – Brandreth – Green Gable – Windy Gap – Great Gable – Beck Head – Kirk Fell (North Top) – Kirk Fell – Black Sail Pass – Kirk Fell North Traverse – Beck Head – Moses Trod – Drum House – Honister Pass
 

Base Brown to Fleetwith Pike via Great Gable

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20th July 2013
ASCENT: 3,700 Feet 1,127 Meters
MILES: 10.4
WAINWRIGHTS: 6, Base Brown – Green Gable – Great Gable – Brandreth – Grey Knotts – Fleetwith Pike
ROUTE: Seathwaite Bridge – Seathwaite Farm – Sourmilk Gill – Gillercomb – Base Brown – Green Gable – Windy Gap – Great Gable Windy Gap – Green Gable – Gillercomb Head – Brandreth – Grey Knotts – Fleetwith Pike – Honister Mine – Honister Pass – Seatoller – Seathwaite Bridge
 

Great Gable & Kirk Fell from Honister Mine

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16th October 2014
ASCENT: 3,600 Feet 1,098 Meters
MILES: 9.7
WAINWRIGHTS: 5, Grey Knotts – Brandreth – Green Gable – Great Gable – Kirk Fell
ROUTE: Honister Pass – Grey Knotts – Brandreth – Green Gable – Windy Gap – Great Gable – Beck Head – Kirk Fell (North Top) – Kirk Fell – Black Sail Pass – Kirk Fell North Traverse – Beck Head – Moses Trod – Drum House – Honister Pass
 

Green Gable From Seatoller

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28th December 2009
ASCENT: 801 Mtrs  2627 Ft
MILES: xxx
WAINWRIGHTS: 3,Grey Knotts, Brandreth, Green Gable
ROUTE: xxxx
 

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