Baystones

Also known as:Wansfell
Area:Lake District - Far Eastern Fells
County:Cumbria
Country:England
Classification:Wainwright, HuMP, and sub Marilyn
(also Fellranger and Tump)
Height:486.9m
Maps:OL7(N) Explorer or 90 Landranger
Grid Ref:NY403051         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Summit:rock 3m W of cairn - photo
Notes:mound 130m NE at NY 40355 05275 is 0.83m lower and is Hill 3838, the 487m spot height on 1:50000 map
Daylight:dawn 07:45, sunrise 08:29, sunset 15:47, dusk 16:31

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Wansfell, from near Wansfell Pike
Wansfell, from near Wansfell Pike


This is Wainwright's preferred top for Wansfell. Birkett's Wansfell top, which is slightly lower, is a short way to the north east on the the other side of the wall.

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Other walkers registered on our site who have already walked up this hill include: JimRiley, adgl, DukeNukem, Ivesylew, abbyrich1965@aol.com (twice), jtrslade, albee23, steve71, gallowshill, Gail, bentonrambler, Strangerclur, Sylwia J Kociemba, gilly_3886, Checkm8!, peterb, griff44, annaN, McLeish, DuncanG22, Stoney, sgrice56, 88jamesc, fellwalker68, Becky28, chrisfry35 (x6), lfaulder, On The Rivet, spookyfish, fizzerfox, JamieL, Mikew92, Carolwildbird (twice), ThrowerBell, dsutton101, Ginty, Ejuk, AGJ64, wolfgangb, Samndigger, walsh581, Parkypig, Susanna, beth, StevetheRover, Shortnick, ThinArthur, Jesspeace, gbh, shivtc@yahoo.co.uk, anne mariecb, springfishblue, and Steve18566.

If you need accommodation we have details of 83 properties offering rooms near Baystones. Here are some examples:

3 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£362-1548 per week
3.0km (1.8 miles) away, sleeps 2
4 Visit England Assessed

2.5km (1.5 miles) away
4
£80+ per night
2.9km (1.8 miles) away

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