Birketts

Woodend Height Summit
Woodend Height Summit
Sleet Fell Summit
Sleet Fell Summit
Silverybield Summit
Silverybield Summit
The Birketts are the 541 Lake District fells described in Bill Birkett's book Complete Lakeland Fells. This book first published in 1994 described 129 walks taking in every hill over 1,000 feet.

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Birketts v14.3

wdt_IDNumberNameParent (Ma/M)Parent NumberSectionRegionAreaClassificationClass (Short)Map 1:50kMap 1:25kMetresFeetGrid RefGrid Ref 10Drop (m)Col Grid RefCol HeightFeatureObservationsSurveyCountryRevisionCommentsHill BaggingPeak & Fell LinkLatitudeLongitudeTump Number
wdt_IDNumberNameParent (Ma/M)Parent NumberSectionRegionAreaClassificationClass (Short)Map 1:50kMap 1:25kMetresFeetGrid RefGrid Ref 10Drop (m)Col Grid RefCol HeightFeatureObservationsSurveyCountryRevisionCommentsHill BaggingPeak & Fell LinkLatitudeLongitudeTump Number
1 2558 Adam Seat High Street 2528 34C 34C: Lake District EM Lake District - Far Eastern Fells Birkett Deleted Nuttall Synge B,Sy,xN 90 5S 7N 666 2,185 NY471090 NY 47116 09073 9 NY470091 657 cairn with large stone rocky knoll 60m WSW at NY 47064 09047 is 30cm lower Abney level England 40413 http://www.hill-bagging.co.uk/mountaindetails.php?qu=S&rf=2558 54.474261 -2.817594
2 2388 Allen Crags Scafell Pike 2359 34B 34B: Lake District CWM Lake District - Southern Fells Hewitt Nuttall Tump Sim Wainwright Birkett Synge Fellranger Buxton & Lewis Bridge Sim,Hew,N,W,B,Sy,Fel 89 90 6N 785 2,575 NY236085 NY 23671 08527 60 NY234083 725 cairn obvious summit England 37192 http://www.hill-bagging.co.uk/mountaindetails.php?qu=S&rf=2388 http://www.peakandfellwalking.co.uk/peaks/peak-listing-a-z/peaks-in-the-lake-district/a/allen-crags/ 54.466367 -3.179175
3 2579 Angletarn Pikes [Angletarn Pikes North Top] High Street 2528 34C 34C: Lake District EM Lake District - Far Eastern Fells Tump Dewey Wainwright Birkett Synge Fellranger 5,W,B,Sy,Fel 90 5S 567 1,860 NY413148 NY 41331 14826 78 NY418144 489 rock 2m S of small cairn rock 30m to NE at NY 41354 14841 is just lower Abney level England 39972 http://www.hill-bagging.co.uk/mountaindetails.php?qu=S&rf=2579 http://www.peakandfellwalking.co.uk/peaks/peak-listing-a-z/peaks-in-the-lake-district/a/angletarn-pikes-north/ 54.525321 -2.908
4 3826 Angletarn Pikes South Top High Street 2528 34C 34C: Lake District EM Lake District - Far Eastern Fells Birkett Subdewey Synge s5,B,Sy 90 5S 565 1,854 NY414146 NY 41432 14695 20 NY413147 545 cairn on rock Abney level England 39972 http://www.hill-bagging.co.uk/mountaindetails.php?qu=S&rf=3826 http://www.peakandfellwalking.co.uk/peaks/peak-listing-a-z/peaks-in-the-lake-district/a/angletarn-pikes-south/ 54.524155 -2.906413
5 2460 Ard Crags Grasmoor 2372 34B 34B: Lake District CWM Lake District - North Western Fells Hump Tump Dewey Wainwright Birkett Synge Fellranger Hu,5,W,B,Sy,Fel 89 90 4S 581 1,906 NY206197 NY 20694 19771 116 NY204199 465 no feature: ground by stone cairn described by Wainwright is no longer present Abney level England 40137 http://www.hill-bagging.co.uk/mountaindetails.php?qu=S&rf=2460 54.566938 -3.228123
6 3761 Armboth Fell (Birkett) High Raise [High Raise (High White Stones)] 2396 34B 34B: Lake District CWM Lake District - Central Fells Birkett Synge Fellranger B,Sy,Fel 89 90 4S 480 1,575 NY296159 NY 29679 15968 27 NY293158 453 large smooth outcrop heathery mound 150m ESE at NY 29809 15894 is 0.5m lower Abney level England 41722 See Database Notes http://www.hill-bagging.co.uk/mountaindetails.php?qu=S&rf=3761 http://www.peakandfellwalking.co.uk/peaks/peak-listing-a-z/peaks-in-the-lake-district/a/armboth-fell-birkett/ 54.534097 -3.088273
7 2614 Arnison Crag St Sunday Crag 2527 34C 34C: Lake District EM Lake District - Eastern Fells Tump 400-499m Tump Wainwright Birkett Synge Fellranger 4,W,B,Sy,Fel 90 5S 433 1,421 NY393149 NY 39357 14969 32 NY392149 401 cairn on tor rock 3m S is highest point Abney level England 40833 http://www.hill-bagging.co.uk/mountaindetails.php?qu=S&rf=2614 http://www.peakandfellwalking.co.uk/peaks/peak-listing-a-z/peaks-in-the-lake-district/a/arniston-crag/ 54.526373 -2.938525
8 3896 Arnsbarrow Hill Top o'Selside 2667 34D 34D: Lake District SM Lake District - Southern Fells Birkett Synge B,Sy 96 97 7N 322 1,056 SD311911 SD 31104 91170 22 SD310917 300 sharp rock pinnacle highest point of hill is 85m NNW at SD 31077 91251 Abney level England 39972 http://www.hill-bagging.co.uk/mountaindetails.php?qu=S&rf=3896 54.311467 -3.060486
9 2584 Arthur's Pike High Street 2528 34C 34C: Lake District EM Lake District - Far Eastern Fells Wainwright Birkett Synge Fellranger W,B,Sy,Fel 90 5S 533 1,749 NY460206 NY 46074 20678 4 NY461204 529 cairn probably Wainwright/Birkett summit; also cairn 190m SSE at NY 46165 20510 and knoll 50m S at NY 46056 20627 may be as high England 39972 http://www.hill-bagging.co.uk/mountaindetails.php?qu=S&rf=2584 54.578435 -2.835799
10 2323 Atkinson Pike [Foule Crag] Blencathra - Hallsfell Top 2320 34A 34A: Lake District NM Lake District - Northern Fells Nuttall Birkett Synge Buxton & Lewis N,B,Sy 90 5S 845 2,772 NY324283 NY 32435 28300 16 NY323279 829 rock 3m W of cairn rock is about 50cm higher than cairn base obvious summit England 41136 http://www.hill-bagging.co.uk/mountaindetails.php?qu=S&rf=2323 54.645281 -3.048532


The hills are divided in 6 areas ...
  • Western Fells which cover an area of 205 square miles and consist of 13 groups with 43 walks and 2 supplimentary walks over 188 fell tops
  • North Western Fells which cover an area of 80 square miles and consist of 4 groups with 12 walks over 56 fell tops
  • Northern Fells which cover an area of 85 square miles and consist of 3 groups with 14 walks and 1 supplementary walk over 58 fell tops
  • Central Fells which cover an area of 90 square miles and consist of 4 groups with 16 walks over 66 fell tops
  • Eastern Fells which cover an area of 140 square miles and consist of 6 groups with 23 walks over 95 fell tops
  • Southern Fells which cover 280 square miles and consists of 6 groups with 18 walks over 78 fell tops
In 1997 Bill Birkett wrote THe Lakeland Fells Almanac which was a condensed version of the Complete Lakeland Fells book. The book is a much better size and is easy to carry in a rucksack or large pocket.

Bill Birkett is one of the world's foremost mountain writers and photographers, and is a leading climber who has undertaken many expeditions around the world.