Illgill Head

Area:Lake District - Southern Fells
Classification:Wainwright, Birkett, Marilyn, Dewey, and HuMP
(also Fellranger, Synge, Sim, and Tump)
Maps:OL6(N) Explorer or 89 Landranger
Grid Ref:NY168049         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Summit:tiny cairn on rock
Notes:higher by 1m than rock by windshelter at NY16905 05025; rock 30m NE at NY 16900 04925 is as high
Daylight:dawn 03:42, sunrise 04:38, sunset 21:52, dusk 22:48
External links:Wikipedia

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Illgill Head from Wasdale Head
Illgill Head from Wasdale Head

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Other walkers registered on our site who have already walked up this hill include: adgl, DukeNukem, steve71, gallowshill, domusmantell, Strangerclur, leetim206, DuncanG22, killie (twice), fizzerfox, Mikew92, Carolwildbird, Ginty, AGJ64, walsh581, Susanna, beth, StevetheRover, rileyjayde, Lancashire Lad, gbh, springfishblue, and Steve18566.

If you need accommodation we have details of 11 properties offering rooms near Illgill Head. Here are some examples:

4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£286-656 per week
2.9km (1.8 miles) away, sleeps 4
£80-140 per night
4.4km (2.7 miles) away
2 AA Assessed
£80-130 per night
4.4km (2.7 miles) away

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