Wansfell

Also known as:Baystones
Area:Lake District - Far Eastern Fells
County:Cumbria
Country:England
Classification:Birkett
(also Synge)
Height:486.1m
Maps:OL7(N) Explorer or 90 Landranger
Grid Ref:NY403052         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Summit:no feature: mound
Notes:this is the 487m spot height on the 1:50000 map and 0.83m lower than Hill 2607 at NY 40315 05144
Daylight:dawn 06:29, sunrise 07:05, sunset 19:00, dusk 19:36
External links:Wikipedia



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This is Birkett's preferred top for Wansfell. Wainwright's Wansfell top, also known as Baystones and which is slightly taller, is a short way to the south west on the the other side of the wall.

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Other walkers registered on our site who have already walked up this hill include: anne mariecb, annemu9, c14r4n, CEW, Checkm8!, chrisfry35, davew, davidjfryer, dsutton101, euant, fizzerfox, Floydian1, gallowshill, gilly_3886, JamieL, johngraham5056@aol.com, Lancylass, lfaulder, Mandymoo, mariablky, McLeish, MickRadford, navdave, NickiG, Peterfishwick, pwb999, Rosehip, RuslandRambler, Steve18566, Stuchlik, ThinArthur, and Xuth.

If you need accommodation we have details of 101 properties offering rooms near Wansfell. Here are some examples:

5 Tourist Board Assessed Cottage
£520-2912 per week
2.8km (1.8 miles) away, sleeps 4
3 Visit England Assessed Hostel or Bunkhouse
£18.50-38.85 per bed
7.8km (4.8 miles) away
4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£455-2932 per week
2.7km (1.7 miles) away, sleeps 6

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