Great Whernside

Area:Yorkshire Dales - Southern Fells
County:North Yorkshire
Country:England
Classification:Marilyn, Hewitt, Nuttall, and HuMP
(also Sim and Tump)
Height:704m
Maps:OL30(S) Explorer or 98 Landranger
Grid Ref:SE002739         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Summit:very large cairn
Notes:rock 3m S is highest visible ground but higher ground may lie under cairn; trig point (SE 00202 73907) and rock 4m E are lower
Daylight:dawn 07:12, sunrise 07:49, sunset 17:55, dusk 18:32



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If you need accommodation we have details of 18 properties offering rooms near Great Whernside. Here are some examples:

4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£329-1440 per week
6.8km (4.2 miles) away, sleeps 6
4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£708-3558 per week
6.7km (4.2 miles) away, sleeps 10
4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£412-2187 per week
6.9km (4.3 miles) away, sleeps 7

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