|Area:||Lake District - Southern Fells|
|Classification:||Wainwright, Birkett, Hewitt, Nuttall, HuMP, and sub Marilyn|
(also Fellranger, Synge, Sim, and Tump)
|Maps:||OL6(N) Explorer or 89, 90 Landranger|
|Grid Ref:||NY288011 Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km|
|Summit:||cairn - photos|
|Daylight:||dawn 07:36, sunrise 08:17, sunset 16:30, dusk 17:11|
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: @woody, Achandler, adgl, AGJ64, ahampson (twice), Ajnoma, andrew_poyner, Andy Duff, AngieC, anthbowles, beckylindeman, beth (x3), Bilberry, Biscuits17, CarlandHay, CARLOS (x3), Carolwildbird, CEW, chipshot, chloealina, Chris the rambler, chrisandbex, chrisfry35 (x5), DANE2766, Danrobinson, Darrenh, Dave Martin, davidjfryer, digby, drsylvester68, dsutton101 (twice), DukeNukem, fellwalker68, fidds, fizzerfox, frothyraptor, gallowshill (twice), gbh (twice), gill4rolo, gilly_3886, Ginty, GraemeLackford, Hannahfw, Harter hod carrier, hillbilly, Hubbards, iggsypoo, ja5ca, Jandy, jegger, JMCM, john09cw, Jojo777, Kanianne, Karen.m.burns, kierandol, King of the Tops, Lancashire Lad (twice), macca69, Mandy1836, mariablky (twice), MarjWatson, Mc49, McLeish, Michal7, Mickha, mikedowsett, Mikew92 (twice), motley 55, munrobracket, navdave (twice), Nottspanther, On The Rivet, Orayner15, pandy, pdr, peterb, Peterfishwick, RuslandRambler (x4), samross, shane1974, firstname.lastname@example.org (twice), Shortnick, Smoo1610, springfishblue, Steve1607, StevetheRover (twice), Strangerclur, Stuchlik, Susanna, Sylwia J Kociemba, ThrowerBell, TONYL31, TonyRogerson, vinmac, walsh581, wittonweavers, wolfgangb, wrowlands3, and yasmin189.
In our forum you can read the following walk reports which include this hill:
If you need accommodation we have details of 28 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.