|Area:||Lake District - Southern Fells|
|Classification:||Wainwright, Birkett, Hewitt, Nuttall, and HuMP|
(also Fellranger, Synge, and Sim)
|Maps:||OL6(N) Explorer or 89, 90 Landranger|
|Grid Ref:||NY288011 Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km|
|Summit:||cairn - photos|
|Daylight:||dawn 07:13, sunrise 07:54, sunset 16:02, dusk 16:43|
The Old Man Of Coniston and Wetherlam
Overlooking Coppermines Valley to the south, and Wrynose pass to the north, it is the most northern of the Coniston Fells. A small cairn perched on rocks marks the summit.
Wetherlam appears in Arthur Ransome's book Swallowdale renamed as "Grey Screes".
Why not try walking up this hill using one of our walks:
Other walkers registered on our site who have already walked up this hill include: samross, adgl, DukeNukem, ja5ca, gallowshill (twice), hillbilly, Strangerclur, TONYL31, gilly_3886, anthbowles, peterb, kierandol, motley 55, john09cw, On The Rivet, Biscuits17, drsylvester68, fizzerfox, Chris the rambler, fidds, gill4rolo, Mikew92 (twice), Carolwildbird, CARLOS (x3), ThrowerBell, dsutton101 (twice), Ginty, AGJ64, walsh581, Susanna, beth (x3), Andy Duff, GraemeLackford, pdr, Shortnick, chipshot, digby, Lancashire Lad (twice), shane1974, Michal7, gbh (twice), Mickha, and macca69.
If you need accommodation we have details of 23 properties offering rooms near Wetherlam. Here are some examples:
Photo by Rodney Clark and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.0) licence. For more information about this photo, including on copyright, see the photo's home page.