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Baystones (Wansfell)
488m (1601ft)

The Far Eastern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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(No. 177)

Walk Baystones (Wansfell) walking UK Mountains in The Far Eastern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria, England

Baystones (Wansfell) Summit

Photo: David Hayter

Baystones (Wansfell) was promoted to Marilyn status in 2001 but demoted again in 2010.

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The Lake District National Park


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

OL7 The English Lakes - South Eastern area


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Map (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

90 Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside


See Baystones (Wansfell) and the surrounding tops on our free-to-access 'Google Style' Peak Bagging Maps:

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You can walk to the top of Baystones (Wansfell) by using either of these 2 easy‑to‑follow route maps:
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Walk c412 Wansfell Pike and Baystones (Wansfell) from Ambleside

The easiest way up Ambleside's local Wainwright

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 5mls (8km)
Ascent:1,769ft (539m)
Time:3.75hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 4 Icon (Moderate)
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Walk c177 Baystones and Wansfell Pike from Ambleside

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 6ml (9.5km)
Ascent:2,192ft (668m)
Time:5 hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 5 Icon (Moderate)

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

James Hughes walked up Baystones (Wansfell) on February 12th, 2024 [from/via/route] From Ambleside back via Troutbeck. Boggy in places. [weather] Mostly dry with sunny spells. Windy at top. - Walked Loughrigg Fell after & then topped off with pint & stew at The Temperance Inn. Meal deal from Tesco.

Christine Shepherd climbed Baystones (Wansfell) on September 20th, 2008 [from/via/route] Walked from Ambleside using walk c412 [with] Friends Karen and Stella [weather] Fine but boggy underfoot. - Climbed again with the Mountain bagging group on 12.1.20. This was an add on after bagging Sour Howes & Sallows Climbed again 27.04.2022 from Troutbeck.Solo

David Higginbottom bagged Baystones (Wansfell) on October 9th, 2023 [from/via/route] From Troutbeck church up & down 8k [with] Carolyn [weather] Good

Claire Rigg hiked Baystones (Wansfell) on January 30th, 2022 [with] Heidi [weather] Sunny

Dan Collins summited Baystones (Wansfell) on July 20th, 2023 [from/via/route] As part of c177 Wansfell walk [with] Family (just the lads) [weather] Lovely & sunny

Steve Lucas conquered Baystones (Wansfell) on June 1st, 2022 [with] On my own

hannah1507 scaled Baystones (Wansfell) on April 13th, 2023 [from/via/route] Walked from YHA Windermere [with] Lilly

Richard Fulcher walked up Baystones (Wansfell) on March 7th, 2023 [from/via/route] Parked near the church in Troutbeck & followed the path at the back of the church up to the village near Margaret's Well. We then took Nanny Lane up the hillside to Baystones (Wansfell) before traversing across the ridge to Wansfell Pike. We then followed the path down to join with Nanny Lane & back to the village. Had a pint of Wainwright's & Jen had 1/2 a pint of lager (£10 !!). This was a leisurely tramp with several stops for coffee & food. [with] Jen [weather] Cold, slight breeze gusting at times but very bright & sunny. - Next time I'd try the route through Skelgyll woods via the Aquaduct observatory.

Tim Winn climbed Baystones (Wansfell) on November 6th, 2022 [from/via/route] Thirlmere [with] Steve, John, Mike and Dave [weather] Cloudy

Ian Ashton bagged Baystones (Wansfell) on June 4th, 2022 [from/via/route] From trout beck inuding wansfell & wansfell pike. [with] Jack Liam Wife Joe H Joe C

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Baystones (Wansfell)

Red Screes (left), Thornthwaite Crag, Froswick, Ill Bell and Yoke from Baystones (Wansfell)

Red Screes (left), Thornthwaite Crag, Froswick, Ill Bell and Yoke from Baystones (Wansfell)

Photo: Art Howe (1)

*Ambleside from the upper slopes of Baystones (Wansfell)

*Ambleside from the upper slopes of Baystones (Wansfell)

Photo: Wayne Hill (88)

Windermere (with Blenham Tarn far right) from Baystones (Wansfell)

Windermere (with Blenham Tarn far right) from Baystones (Wansfell)

Photo: Art Howe (2)

Baystones (Wansfell) from Wansfell Pike summit

Baystones (Wansfell) from Wansfell Pike summit

Photo: David Hayter (297)

*Baystones (Wansfell) in the foreground with Red Screes (left), Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor), Thornthwaite Crag and the Froswick, Ill Bell, Yoke ridge silhouetted on the skyline from Wansfell Pike

*Baystones (Wansfell) in the foreground with Red Screes (left), Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor), Thornthwaite Crag and the Froswick, Ill Bell, Yoke ridge silhouetted on the skyline from Wansfell Pike

Photo: Andy Malcolm (72)

Windermere from Baystones (Wansfell)

Windermere from Baystones (Wansfell)

Photo: Wayne Hill (84)

*Ambleside from the lower slopes of Baystones (Wansfell)

*Ambleside from the lower slopes of Baystones (Wansfell)

Photo: Wayne Hill (87)


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