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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  • 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.