Haystacks (Buttermere)

Area:Lake District - Western Fells
County:Cumbria
Country:England
Classification:Wainwright, Birkett, Dodd, and Dewey
(also Fellranger, Synge, and Tump)
Height:597m
Maps:OL4(S) Explorer or 89, 90 Landranger
Grid Ref:NY193131         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Summit:cairn - photo
Notes:this is the S cairn and is about 2m higher than N cairn 50m N at NY 19336 13204
Daylight:dawn 05:03, sunrise 05:44, sunset 20:37, dusk 21:18
External links:Wikipedia

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Haystacks Summit Tarn
Haystacks Summit Tarn


The final resting place of Alfred Wainwright.

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Other walkers registered on our site who have already walked up this hill include: Anonymous, JimRiley, Tirama, samross, adgl, buffer, DukeNukem, PaulG1952 (x3), SheepFarmer, NickiG, goth_angel, Oli R C, luverlyjuberly, ajdowsett, darmour, Boss_keloid, patrickonthefells (twice), ja5ca, steve71 (twice), gallowshill (twice), Suecash (twice), hillbilly, steve_acp, DANE2766, Gedlup, jdennington, Sylwia J Kociemba (x3), alanm9, GlynREvans, Samrust, TONYL31, gilly_3886 (twice), anthbowles, peterb (twice), Gillian7660, Stoney, Spacemonkey, ianjbaines, windridge, vinmac, On The Rivet, sushiwalkies, drsylvester68, Dunkman, Daniel278, fizzerfox, JamieL, daleheadged, fidds (twice), jplyons, Chris Mac, CarlandHay, Mikew92, Carolwildbird (twice), CARLOS (x5), ThrowerBell, dsutton101 (x3), Ginty, AGJ64, wolfgangb, koczur, walsh581 (twice), Jennie, livebox, Parkypig, beth, StevetheRover (twice), i2am2no2man (twice), Andy Duff, Shortnick, daveinberlin, Westcoasthiker , Lancashire Lad (x4), heggs81, Jesspeace, gbh, trina, shivtc@yahoo.co.uk, JSutton, gerard.hurst (x10), Steve18566, cejackson1951, and B@T.

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

If you need accommodation we have details of 12 properties offering rooms near Haystacks (Buttermere). Here are some examples:

5 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£750-1915 per week
8.3km (5.2 miles) away, sleeps 8
4 AA Assessed

8.5km (5.3 miles) away
5 Tourist Board Assessed Cottage
£570-1226 per week
9.2km (5.7 miles) away, sleeps 4

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