Whin Rigg (Wasdale)

Area:Lake District - Southern Fells
Classification:Wainwright, Birkett, Dodd, and Dewey
(also Fellranger, Synge, and Tump)
Maps:OL6(N) Explorer or 89 Landranger
Grid Ref:NY151035         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Summit:Wainwright/Birkett cairn - photo
Notes:rock 3m E of cairn is highest point of fell; cairn 100m SSE on S top at NY 15138 03442 is about 1m lower; rock 100m SSE on S top at NY 15148 03435 is about 0.7m lower
Daylight:dawn 04:01, sunrise 04:51, sunset 21:28, dusk 22:19
External links:Wikipedia

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Wast Water, Illgill Head and Whin Rigg
Wast Water, Illgill Head and Whin Rigg

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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, Ashleighatkinson, atessa, Bazwell, beth, Bilberry, Carolwildbird, cat wakelin, chloealina, chrisfry35 (x8), Cowles, Danrobinson, darrendixon, Darrenh, Daver64, davew, davidjfryer, Daz Graham, DoTMaTrIx, DrewBrown (twice), dsutton101, DukeNukem, DuncanG22, Econ, Elza, fizzerfox (twice), Floydian1, gallowshill, gbh, gdh200, Ginty, Guarracino, Hannahfw, Harter hod carrier (x4), HighOrbiter, iggsypoo, Ionahunter, JackKendall, James48, JazMeg26, jegger, JJH94, JulesMC, Kanianne, KarenWAL4, Katherined, killie (twice), King of the Tops, leedrich, leetim206, Lenny0018, LozJessNacho, mariablky, MarjWatson, martutd, Mc49, McLeish, michaelrusman@hotmail.com, Mikew92, mush145, navdave, Peterfishwick, RuslandRambler, SheepFarmer, shivtc@yahoo.co.uk, springfishblue, Steve18566, steve71, StevetheRover, Strangerclur, Susanna, Sylwia J Kociemba, Tirama, TonyRogerson, Toy poodle, vinmac, walsh581, wezboyes@hotmail.com, and wolfgangb.

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

4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£377-2380 per week
7.3km (4.5 miles) away, sleeps 6
4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£762-5200 per week
4.4km (2.7 miles) away, sleeps 8
4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£336-1378 per week
5.4km (3.4 miles) away, sleeps 4

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