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
Notes:higher by 0.5m than rock by windshelter at NY16905 05025; rock 30m SW at NY 16874 04908 is just lower
Daylight:dawn 07:19, sunrise 07:55, sunset 17:59, dusk 18:35
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: @woody, adgl, adylanfan, AGJ64, ahampson, andrew_poyner, anne mariecb, atessa, beth, Bilberry, bryanatk, Carolwildbird, chloealina, chrisfry35 (x8), Cowles, Danrobinson, darrendixon, Darrenh, Daver64, davew, Daz Graham, domusmantell, DrewBrown (twice), dsutton101, DukeNukem, DuncanG22, Econ, Elza, fizzerfox (twice), Floydian1, gallowshill, GaryR, gbh, gdh200, Ginty, Guarracino, Hannahfw, Harter hod carrier (twice), HighOrbiter, iggsypoo, Ionahunter, JackKendall (twice), James48, JazMeg26, jegger, JJH94, JMCM, JulesMC, Kanianne, KarenWAL4, Katherined, killie (twice), King of the Tops, Lancashire Lad, leetim206, Lenny0018, LozJessNacho, mariablky, MarjWatson, McLeish,, Mikew92, navdave, Peterfishwick, rileyjayde, RuslandRambler, Sarahlucas, SheepFarmer,, springfishblue, Steve18566, steve71, StevetheRover, Strangerclur, Susanna, Sylwia J Kociemba, TonyRogerson, Toy poodle, vinmac, walsh581, and wolfgangb.

In our forum you can read the following walk reports which include this hill:

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

4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£314-1705 per week
7.6km (4.7 miles) away, sleeps 4
3 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£438-3292 per week
8.9km (5.5 miles) away, sleeps 7
3 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£684-6177 per week
5.7km (3.5 miles) away, sleeps 10

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