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Swinside (Portinscale)
244m (800ft)

The North Western Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England

Swinside (Portinscale) is on private land with no public right of access.

The summit of Swinside (Portinscale) is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.


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English Marilyn
158th highest in England,
1476th highest in Great Britain

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English Trig Point (Pillar)

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The Lake District National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL4 The English Lakes - North Western area


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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Swinside (Portinscale) Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Swinside (Portinscale)

Mark Davidson walked up Swinside (Portinscale) on July 15th, 2015 [with] Solo [weather] Bright & sunny - Went up the track north of the pub & straight back down again.

Mike Walker has walked, climbed & bagged Swinside (Portinscale).

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Swinside (Portinscale)

The entrance to the woods below Swinside (Portinscale)

The entrance to the woods below Swinside (Portinscale)

Photo: Mike Walker (352)

Cat Bells, High Spy (just poking up) and Dale Head (Newlands) (in the distance far right) from the Swinside Inn near Portinscale

Cat Bells, High Spy (just poking up) and Dale Head (Newlands) (in the distance far right) from the Swinside Inn near Portinscale

Photo: Mike Walker (360)

The other entrance to the woods below Swinside (Portinscale)

The other entrance to the woods below Swinside (Portinscale)

Photo: Mike Walker (361)

Sign outside the Swinside Inn near Portinscale

Sign outside the Swinside Inn near Portinscale

Photo: Mike Walker (358)

The view north from the summit of Swinside (Portinscale) featuring Skiddaw and Blencathra

The view north from the summit of Swinside (Portinscale) featuring Skiddaw and Blencathra

Photo: Mike Walker (355)

The view north west from the summit of Swinside (Portinscale) featuring Lord's Seat (Whinlatter), Barf and Bassenthwaite Lake

The view north west from the summit of Swinside (Portinscale) featuring Lord's Seat (Whinlatter), Barf and Bassenthwaite Lake

Photo: Mike Walker (354)

The view from the summit of Swinside (Portinscale) featuring Derwent Water, Cat Bells , Maiden Moor, High Spy, Dale Head (Newlands), Hindscarth, Robinson, Causey Pike, Sail, Crag Hill (Eel Crag), Barrow and Gridedale Pike

The view from the summit of Swinside (Portinscale) featuring Derwent Water, Cat Bells , Maiden Moor, High Spy, Dale Head (Newlands), Hindscarth, Robinson, Causey Pike, Sail, Crag Hill (Eel Crag), Barrow and Gridedale Pike

Photo: Mike Walker (353)

The Swinside Inn near Portinscale

The Swinside Inn near Portinscale

Photo: Mike Walker (357)

Cottages next door to the Swinside Inn near Portinscale

Cottages next door to the Swinside Inn near Portinscale

Photo: Mike Walker (359)


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