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Name:Burnbank Fell
Hill number:2484
Height:475m / 1558ft
Parent (Ma):2462  Blake Fell
RHB Section:34B: Lake District - Central & Western Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Western Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Derwent (Workington)
Class:Wainwright, Birkett, Synge
Grid ref:NY 11002 20953
Summit feature:metal post at fence corner
Col:453m  NY 1111 2065  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89
(1:25k) OL4S 303
Observations:metal fence post is W & B; cairn 5m W is as high
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 718 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Circuit of Hen Comb, Gavel Fell, Blake Fell, Burbank fell, during pandemic crisis. Small miss nav on Burnbank.Mountainhikes19/03/2020
From Waterend, Loweswater. Up via Wainwright's route, down via Holme Beck.Jim T23/12/2019
2/7 Birketts Owsen fell, Burnbank Fell, Loweswater End on Carling Knott, Carling Knott, Blake Fell, Sharp Knott, High Hows Lamplugh. All from Lamplugh Church. Walked up road to North for about a mile to get open access to fell to avoid upsetting the farmers and on way down to High Hows had to tackle the closed forestry section - which was feasible because it was Sunday so no chopping down today. Need to go steady down the track muddy but ok. Then went to Cogra Moss reservoir and used footpaths back to church. Nice round. 4 hours.nickywood120/10/2019
Little Dodd, Hen Comb, Floutern Cop, Banna Fell East Top, Gavel Fell, Blake Fell and Burnbank FellWayne Mac20/10/2019
We descended from Blake Fell and took the path down to Loweswater via Holme Wood. Lovely views and the paths easy to follow. With Richie and MB.Zoe Little15/09/2019
On the way to Blake FellMikePD04/09/2019
From camping barn on the north shore of Loweswater. Burnbank Fell, Blake Fell, Gavel Fell, Hen Comb and Mellbreak included on circular walk.welshyboyo24/08/2019
Steep accent up Mellbreak, made our own way up Hen Comb, then gavel fell, blake fell, burbank fell. Cloud lifted in the afternoon, good visibility and views, however occasional heavy showers.Joel45119/08/2019
From Waterend, via Holme Wood and the waterfall, returning by the lakeside. With ALT.Man of Kernow121/06/2019
G, M, MIdris17/04/2019
This planned weekend was up in the air for a while this week after Adele’s diagnosis so Myla had to come home as she had Chicken pox. Anyway managed to get a day but with no money because of a £500 MOT we decided not to stay over. Setting off at 5:45ish and no Maccies breakfast we made our way around on Whinlatter pass to Maggie’s bridge carpark on Loweswater just before 8am. Making our way through Holme Wood with my new found walking stick then taking a left for the more direct route to the summit. Very steep and lung burning but fairy quickly reached the summit cairn by the fence.Scotty 2 Hotty13/04/2019
From Blake FellCyclistno122/02/2019
From Maggie's bridge car park, Loweswater, with hiking Manchester. Very windy but clear day. Mellbreak North Top Mellbreak South Top, Hen Comb, Banna Fell, Gavel Fell, Blake Fell, Carling Knott, Burnbank Fell.Lazylizzie16/02/2019
me and StePaul Beard10/02/2019
Parked at Felldyke and walked to Burnbank, Blake Fell then Gavel Fell. Descended by Cogra Moss reservoir. With LP and RO.wombourne04/01/2019
Last walk of the year on a windy dayejjohnstone31/12/2018
Ruth and Joey the HoundGragmole18/11/2018
With NB MVW, from Maggie's Bridge round of Burnbank Fell. Carling Knott, Loweswater End, Blake Fell, Gavel Fell and High Nook. Windy and cold.Frank13/11/2018
From Maggie's Bridge, through Holme Wood onto Burnbank Fell, Round to Carling Knott, Up onto Blake Fell, Down and up onto Gavel Fell, then down NE ridge over north top. Back via High Nook Farm. Woth FR amd MVW (Part Time)Bheinn13/11/2018
From Blake Felldavidsharpe2329/09/2018
(Walkers with) Gary Dean (Start/Parking point) Maggies Bridge - Holme Wood - Burnbank Fell - Blake Fell - Gavel Fell - HGavel Fell (High Nook) - High Nook Farm - Maggies Bridge.redbob21/09/2018
Maggie’s Bridge - Gavel Fell - Blake Fell - Burnbank Fell - Holme Wood - Maggie’s BridgeMountainTerrier08/09/2018
Final 6 Wainwrights. Parked near Kirkstile Inn. Burnbank Fell, Blake Fell, Gavel Fell, Hen Comb, Great Borne, Starling Dodd. Very strong winds and raining hard on top of Starling Dodd, my final Wainwright and then still for walk back to Kirkstile Inn to finish.Fell_wanderer01/08/2018
second ascentthenomad18/07/2018
From Scalehill Bridge (as Maggie's Bridge car park currently closed). Mellbreak (both tops), Scale Knott, Hen Comb, Gavel Fell, Blake Fell, Carling Knott and Burnbank Fell. Mostly dry and breezy with good views.alistairpooler15/07/2018
Parked on the edge of the Lamplugh road and took the clear path that goes down towards Ennerdale. At the point where it turns down we turned up a well trodden path though not signed or on the map. the path took us straight up to the top of Burnbank fell then onto Blake Fell and finally Gavel. from here we dropped down another clear path though not on the map towards Crummock and gradually walked round to meet the original path that we had left. Lovely sunny day though a good breeze on top. Walked with Chris.karentracey08/07/2018
With Colin on a cloudy misty weekend and a little chilly. Did with Hen Combe; Gavel and Blake Fells.jonesj217/06/2018
With Olwyn. Climbed from Fangs Brow via terrace path above Loweswater. Good views.Trevolw07/06/2018
Ascended from Loweswater, watergate farmbillames03/06/2018
Parked at Fangs Brow > Burnbank > Blake > Gavel. Descended via High Nook and returned to Fangs along Loweswater lakeside/Hudson Place/Jenkinson PlaceFrankieJD27/05/2018
With G. From Lamplugh church > Low Pen via Dockray Nook, Felldyke then track on S side of Cogra Moss > High Pen > Blake Fell > Sharp Knott > Burnbank Fell > Owsen Fell then NE off fell to Meregill Beck picking up faint path on open access land to gate at NY 09770 21847.RT197017/05/2018
Mellbreak the Return. After a memorable day in the Loweswater hills three years ago I returned with Mark hoping for a better day. Walking from Maggies Wood car park, the steep climb up to Mellbreak was in sunshine retracing our steps and dropping down to cross Mosedale Beck to tackle Hen Comb head on. As we approached the summit the rain started and as we climbed Gavel Fell it was getting quite breezy. Glad to stop for lunch in the shelter on Blake Fell before we carried on to the still uninspiring 'top' of Burnbanks Fell. Weather improved on the descent to Holme Wood and the car and a welcome pint in front of the log fire at the Kirkstile InnPhilip A03/05/2018
With JGCW01/05/2018
walk-blake fellbabsjess29/04/2018
Climbed Burnbank fell using OS mapseanrtaylor9129/04/2018
Parked at Maggies bridge Mellbreak, Hen Comb, Gavel Fell, Blake Fell, Burbank Fell.Stu Percival26/04/2018
Linear solo walk from Mockerkin to Buttermere via Burnbank Fell, Blake Fell and Gavel Fell. This was unfinished business from a previous walk which I binned half way round after doing Melbreak and Hen Combe. This time it was a bit overcast with a warm breeze.Butty19/04/2018
Up through the beautiful Holme Wood from the small free parking area at Watergate Farm. With Clare, Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave01/04/2018
From Waterend ascent of Burnhank Fell, via Hudson Place. On to Blake Fell and Gavel Fell and Hen Comb. Descent into Mosedale and ascent of Mellbreak via Mosedale Holly Tree. Descent to Loweswater via Mellbreak (North Peak) and White Crag, and back to Waterend.raymooremanx11/03/2018
Loop from Fangs Brow Farm. Little Dodd, Hen Comb, Floutern Cop, Banna Fell East Top, Gavel Fell, Blake Fell, Sharp Knott, Burnbank Fell with PeteN and KG.screeleep25/02/2018
Burnbank to Blake to Gavel. Snow deep in parts.AbiD20/01/2018
12:30 Fangs Brow, 3 degrees C, very light easterlies, glorious sunshine. Bridleway and obvious path. Terrain frozen. On to Owsen Fell.Wycombe Wanderer07/01/2018
Maggies bridge - little Dodd - Hen Comb - Floutern Cop - Banna Fell - Gavel Fell - Blake Fell - Burnbank Fell - Maggies Bridgebriandiggle11/12/2017
Burnbank Fell, Blake Fell, Carling Knott from Maggie's Bridge with Jasmine. A dusting of snow.jonesthesteam08/12/2017
from waterend - Hudson Place. 365 Teambengrant6604/11/2017
Hen Comb, Gavel, Blake Fell and Burnbankjmistry8625/10/2017
Circuit from Maggie's Bridge with Jim, Jus & Cat. Bit of a slog up this rather dull grassy summit, although we were rewarded with views out to sea. A solitary Christmas tree stood nearby.wheresthepath23/09/2017
Solo walk from Maggie's Bridge car park, Loweswater - BURNBANK FELL - Blake Fell - Gavel Fell - Hen Comb - Mellbreak, south and north tops - Wainwright 111Nutty02/09/2017
Road - Bowness Knott - Brown How - Great Borne - Herdus - Gavel Fell - High, Low Pen - Godworth - Kelton Fell - Knock Murton - High Hows - Owsen Fell - Burnbank Fell - Carling Knott - Loweswater End - LoweswaterMark Jackson15/08/2017