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 04:31, sunrise 05:18, sunset 21:19, dusk 22:06



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Other walkers registered on our site who have already walked up this hill include: beth, Biscuits17, chrisfry35, DANE2766, fidds (twice), fizzerfox, Floydian1, gilly_3886, jegger, Lancashire Lad, lancashirelass2, Mikew92, navdave (twice), rjlawless, RuslandRambler, 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:

4 Tourist Board Assessed Cottage
£554-2666 per week
3.7km (2.3 miles) away, sleeps 4
4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£578-3279 per week
4.1km (2.6 miles) away, sleeps 5
4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£338-1527 per week
3.8km (2.4 miles) away, sleeps 2

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