Yewbarrow

Area:Lake District - Western Fells
County:Cumbria
Country:England
Classification:Wainwright, Birkett, Hewitt, Nuttall, HuMP, and sub Marilyn
(also Fellranger, Synge, Sim, and Tump)
Height:627m
Maps:OL6(N) Explorer or 89, 90 Landranger
Grid Ref:NY173084         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Summit:cairn - photo
Daylight:dawn 05:18, sunrise 05:57, sunset 20:25, dusk 21:05
External links:Wikipedia

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Yewbarrow
Yewbarrow


So named for the Yew trees once growing on its slopes, and its upturned boat hull shape. Of its two tops the southern is the highest.

Situated at the head of Wast Water it guards the entrance to Wasdale Head, and is usually the first hill tackled on the Mosedale Horseshoe. Whilst it can be climbed with little if any scrambling most ascents involve some through crags each end of its ridge.

Why not try walking up this hill using one of our walks:

... or, if you've walked it already, why not log on or register and record your walk?

Other walkers registered on our site who have already walked up this hill include: Tirama, DukeNukem, luverlyjuberly, gallowshill, Sylwia J Kociemba, alanm9, TONYL31, peterb, drsylvester68, fizzerfox, JamieL, Mikew92, CARLOS, Ginty, walsh581, beth, StevetheRover, pdr, digby, Lancashire Lad, gbh, and gerard.hurst.

If you need accommodation we have details of 12 properties offering rooms near Yewbarrow. Here are some examples:

5 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£875-2307 per week
7.3km (4.5 miles) away, sleeps 7
4

7.9km (4.9 miles) away
2

7.9km (4.9 miles) away

Photo by Elizabeth Oldham and is our copyright. For more information about this photo, including on copyright, see the photo's home page.

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Participants in these activities should be aware of and accept these risks and be responsible for their own actions.