10th October 2004

A short walk up Binsey


Walk Overview
Time 11.45 to 12.40
Duration 55 min
Distance 1.7 mile
Ascent 659 ft
Walking with Jennifer
Fells visited
Directory places visited

Starting Point Information Centre
Roadside parking, Binsey Cottage

There isn't much room along here I'm afraid; four cars if you're lucky. Then again, and quite wrongly in my opinion, Binsey has a reputation of being an "also visited" fell, so the chances are that you'll still get a parking space.


Route Map

Overwater and the Back O'Skiddaw fells.

The Skiddaw fells. Bassenthwaite can be seen on the right of the picture.

Looking down to Ireby and Uldale from just below the summit.

Binsey summit looking towards the lower slopes of Skiddaw and Bakestall.

Bassenthwaite and some very dark North Western fells behind. The fells on the left of the picture are the Ullock Pike ridge.

West Crag from Bunsey summit. The Solway Firth and Scotland can be seen in the distance.

Binsey summit from the path across to West Crag.

Our path back to the car park.

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Lake District Walks