Sour Howes

Area:Lake District - Far Eastern Fells
Classification:Wainwright and Birkett
(also Synge and Tump)
Maps:OL7(N) Explorer or 90 Landranger
Grid Ref:NY427032         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Summit:grassy hummock
Notes:Wainwright's summit is probably shaly ridge 60m ESE NY 42832 03198; Wainwright's sketch map may be misleading as it indicates summit is further SW where ground is obviously lower
Daylight:dawn 03:41, sunrise 04:37, sunset 21:50, dusk 22:46
External links:Wikipedia

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Sour Howes Summit
Sour Howes Summit

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If you need accommodation we have details of 169 properties offering rooms near Sour Howes. Here are some examples:

5 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£730-3522 per week
4.6km (2.8 miles) away, sleeps 6
4 Tourist Board Assessed Cottage
£454-1964 per week
5.0km (3.1 miles) away, sleeps 4
3 Tourist Board Assessed Cottage
£350-1790 per week
4.6km (2.8 miles) away, sleeps 4

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