Great Burney - Lake District Walk

Wednesday 2nd July 2008

Another short walk that was planned as an up and down but actually ended up being a longer circular walk. We have passed Great Burney many times on our way too and from Eskdale so today we finally decided to visit it on our way home and to have lunch at it's summit.

Start: Woodland Fell Road (SD 2591 8525)

Route: Woodland Fell Road - Great Burney (OF) - Little Burney - Mawthwaite Moss - Woodland Fell Road

Distance: 2.5 miles     Ascent: 206 metres      Time Taken: 2 hours 30 mins

Terrain: Generally easy to follow paths.

Weather: Warm and dry.

Pub Visited: None    Ale Drunk: None

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Great Burney

Great Burney.

Great Burney

The summit is still some way ahead.

Kirkby Moor

Kirkby Moor.

Great Burney's summit

Great Burney's summit trig.

Coniston Fells

The Consiton Fells seen across Blawith Knott.

Top O'Selside

Consiton Water with Top O'Selside to it's right.

Dunnerdale Fells

The Dunnerdale Fells catch some sunlight.


The tops of the Scafells are in cloud.

Duddon Estuary

The Duddon Estuary.

Black Combe

The sun misses Black Combe again.

Little Burney

Little Burney's summit.

Blawith Knott & Tottlebank Height

Blawith Knott and Tottlebank Height, from Little Burney's summit.

Blawith Knott

Blawith Knott.

An unnamed tarn below Great Burney.


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