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Name:Binsey
Hill number:2351
Height:447m / 1467ft
RHB Section:34A: Lake District - Northern Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Northern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Ellen, Derwent (Workington), Catchment Boundaries
Watershed:Solway Firth
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (400-499m), Wainwright, Birkett,
Synge, Fellranger, Clem
(Ma,Hu,Tu,4,W,B,Sy,Fel,Cm)
Grid ref:NY 22512 35528
Summit feature:trig point
Drop:242m
Col:205m  NY251333  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89 90
(1:25k) OL4N
Observations:ground by windshelter 7m W at NY 22507 35528 is 10cm lower although loose rocks are higher; cairn 14m E at NY 22529 35525 is 30cm lower
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 975 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
on a day needing a lift the views were stunningrosieoflarriston03/07/2019
With Janet.GordyH19/06/2019
Out and back from the A591 via the West CragMountainTerrier18/05/2019
Followed road around from Orthwaite and took good path to summit. Very popular hill and a good viewpointButeobuteo11/05/2019
Second round of Wainwrights. Parked in small layby at NY 235350, through gate and straight up to the top and back. Sunny early evening walk with Lindsey (met couple from GMC at the layby)Skip219/04/2019
Second visit. From layby at NY 235350 straight up to the top and back. Sunny early evening walk with Lindsey.Skip19/04/2019
With Bryher, Will and Rick. Beautiful day!jenx25/03/2019
With K usual route from south-east. Plenty of parking.Ashley25/03/2019
On a glorious March day with Jenx, Bryher and Will. Superviews as ever inc Criffel over the Solwaynordicstar25/03/2019
Troy came.Kachemak Lou09/02/2019
With LP.wombourne05/01/2019
Parked at the start of this walk and headed up the easy path. with Richie and grandkidsZoe Little03/01/2019
Solo. Parked by Binsey Lodge and followed a clear path. A cold day with light winds and some ice on the puddles... Clear views from the top all round. Shame about dog poo bags by the wall. Back down to the car a coffee then walked to LatriggBuck13/12/2018
From car park to SE. Cloud on top. limited views so descended through Whittas Park, along A591 and second ascent from west!MichaelF09/12/2018
Second ascentPeteF04/11/2018
Out and back from the A591 via the West CragMountainTerrier19/10/2018
From Keswick Lodge Retreatafoster14/10/2018
from the car park, my 100th wainwright!bengrant6629/09/2018
Start~ 235351. Third and final peak of the day, extremely windy on the summit. With Wombourne.steve hudson25/09/2018
Parked at GR236 351 and followed good path to the summit. Extremely windy but an excellent view point. With SH.wombourne25/09/2018
(Walkers with) Torun Mcmoran, Layna Mcmoran, Caitlin Powell (Parking/start point) Binsey Lodge - Binsey - Binsey Lodge.redbob16/09/2018
From Binsey cottage, quick up and down on a rainy August Bank holiday. Cleared when we got to the top to reveal spectacular views.Lazylizzie24/08/2018
With JGCW17/07/2018
Along track from near Binsey cottage. Dry with good views.alistairpooler16/07/2018
With Trish and Joanna. The day started overcast, but turned out scorchio. Nice and easy day. We chilled for a few hours then returned the way we came via Binsey Lodge. Spotted 3 dog shit bags. Depressing.DAB8106/06/2018
Evening climb with Olwyn after arriving at Bassenthwaite Village.Trevolw01/06/2018
NicNicola & Stuart27/05/2018
A morning doing Binsey, Sale Fell and Ling Fell along with the two Birketts on Sale. Glorious weather, travelled light, met some interesting people, fantastic views off all fells today.Mark T18/05/2018
With SR easy day before home, sunny.Frank20/04/2018
Done this numerous times with John and Colin but this Martina and Deb C.jonesj209/04/2018
Binsey Cottage > Binsey > Binsey Cottage. Stunning winters day, just me and H.johnkaysleftleg04/02/2018
Binsey from GR:ronaldo33303/02/2018
christopherpenningto16/01/2018
Weather cold, frosty and clear with brilliant blue skies. First of the year. Not the most interesting climb but worth it for the views though!apshepherd07/01/2018
From Binsey Lodge, out and back. Thick fog and rain - couldn't see a thing.Grislywhite25/12/2017
1/6 (Binsey/Sale Fell/Ling Fell/Watch Hill/Watch Hill (Setmurthy Common)/Clints Craig (Wainwright Summit)Fergalh19/11/2017
Cheeky add on, on drive home.Cyclistno101/11/2017
Parked on road near Fell End and a straight up and down to Binsey. Strong winds and rain with no visibility from summit.Fell_wanderer24/10/2017
100th new Marilyn of the year, and one of the easiest!AndrewFinnimore08/10/2017
eyenose08/10/2017
Solo fellnolan03/10/2017
While the others were still kipping at the cottage an early morning cheeky quickie from the bottom of the track. A fair bit of low cloud making it very atmospheric.Butty29/08/2017
With maidinthenorth. Wainwright no 2!Toby.the.springer29/08/2017
Start of mamoth walk back to Keswick from BewaldethInez28/08/2017
Gentle stroll from Overwater Hall Hotel.dombenson27/08/2017
walk-brae fellbabsjess27/08/2017
Evening walk on route to Lakes. From near far/road junction to the southeast. Up the grassy track to summit from a Layby.N.Morters21/08/2017
From Old Martindale Church Steel Knotts / Pikewassa From Selside Keswick BinseyWifey201619/08/2017
Picked of this stragglerTobo196919/08/2017
Did this as the 8th of the day. Parked at Binsey Lodge at the foot of the fell. straight up! 30 mins (pulled hamstring) great views at the summit of North western fells, isle of man and Scotland. cracking little fell with similarities of hallin fell. Went to Keswick and had Lamb Jennings at the Bank Tavern before retiring to our tent for the night.Scotty 2 Hotty05/08/2017