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 04:05, sunrise 04:55, sunset 21:32, dusk 22:22



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If you need accommodation we have details of 10 properties offering rooms near Great Whernside. Here are some examples:

3 Tourist Board Assessed Cottage
£435-1537 per week
4.9km (3.1 miles) away, sleeps 4
4 Self Classified
£85-125 per night
5.1km (3.2 miles) away
4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£801-3556 per week
3.5km (2.2 miles) away, sleeps 8

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