Great How (Swirl Band)

Area:Lake District - Southern Fells
(also Synge)
Maps:OL6(N) Explorer or 96, 97 Landranger
Grid Ref:SD273999         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Daylight:dawn 04:00, sunrise 04:51, sunset 21:27, dusk 22:18

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Why not try walking up this hill using one of our walks:

... or, if you've walked it already, why not log on or register and record your walk?

Other walkers registered on our site who have already walked up this hill include: BeckyST, beth, Biscuits17, chrisfry35, DANE2766, davew, DuncanG22, fidds (twice), fizzerfox, Floydian1, gilly_3886, jegger,, Lancashire Lad, lancashirelass2, martutd, McLeish, Mikew92, Nathaniel Hillman, navdave (twice), Nottspanther, racheljanemchugh, rjlawless, RuslandRambler (twice),, sophielucywalking, and StevetheRover (twice).

In our forum you can read the following walk reports which include this hill:

If you need accommodation we have details of 23 properties offering rooms near Great How (Swirl Band). Here are some examples:

£443+ per week
3.7km (2.3 miles) away, sleeps 22
4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£452-2034 per week
3.6km (2.2 miles) away, sleeps 2
4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£491-2432 per week
3.9km (2.4 miles) away, sleeps 4

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Participants in these activities should be aware of and accept these risks and be responsible for their own actions.