Great How (Swirl Band)

Area:Lake District - Southern Fells
County:Cumbria
Country:England
Classification:Birkett
(also Synge)
Height:770m
Maps:OL6(N) Explorer or 96, 97 Landranger
Grid Ref:SD273999         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Summit:rock
Daylight:dawn 07:25, sunrise 08:02, sunset 17:49, dusk 18:26



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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, Mikew92, navdave (twice), rjlawless, RuslandRambler, shivtc@yahoo.co.uk, 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 22 properties offering rooms near Great How (Swirl Band). Here are some examples:

4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£354-1657 per week
4.3km (2.7 miles) away, sleeps 2
3 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£335-2352 per week
4.7km (2.9 miles) away, sleeps 4
3 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£664-3776 per week
4.0km (2.5 miles) away, sleeps 6

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