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Swirl How
802m (2632ft)

The Southern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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English Mountain
39th highest in England,
74th in England & Wales

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Wainwright
(No. 32)

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English Nuttall
47th highest in England,
90th in England & Wales

Walk Swirl How walking UK Mountains in The Southern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

Swirl How Summit

Photo: David Hayter

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OS Explorer Map OL6
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)


OS Landranger Maps 89 & 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)



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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Swirl How Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Swirl How

Neil Bennett walked up on July 23rd, 2021 [from/via/route] Climbed Great Carrs, Swirl How & Grey Friar from the Wrynose Pass. Our starting point was the Three Shires Stone, taking the path up Wet Side Edge and returning via the same route. [with] Pam Bennett, Oliver Bennett, Thomas Bennett. [weather] Hot & Sunny.

Julie Clough climbed on July 10th, 2021 [from/via/route] Coniston [with] Nancy [weather] Cloudy but cleared to sun for the afternoon - Did all 7 Coniston fells 😊

Jeremy Torrance bagged on September 25th, 2020 [from/via/route] Jon, Stu, Tim. Poor Ash was poorly. [with] Duncan and Johann

Richard Marshall hiked on June 4th, 2021 [from/via/route] Dow Crag [with] Dave Elsie and Roxy [weather] Cloudy/Sunny warm

Wayne Baxter summited on April 28th, 2021 [from/via/route] From Coniston keeping right of the miners bridge, pass the red dell to Wetherlam. On the path pass swirl hawse and up prison band to Swirl How. Then onto Swirl band to Brim fell, onto Old Man and back to car in Coniston [with] Sue [weather] Cloudy and windy

Richard Annett conquered on April 10th, 2021 [from/via/route] From Coniston main car park. Cracking porridge at Regedd. Hard descent off Swirl Fell past mine workings. . [with] Jayne [weather] Snow but light. - End of lockdown on 12th but v busy.

Alan Smith scaled on September 15th, 2020 [from/via/route] From Coniston. With kev. Hot sunny day [with] kevin [weather] Sunny

John Fenwick walked up on September 12th, 2020 [from/via/route] Walked from car park bottom of Walna Scar Road, Seathwaite and Duddon Valley. Followed walk c179 but went clockwise by mistake. [with] Romany [weather] Cloudy, super windy up top - Good circular walk. Easy to follow

Sarah Culverhouse climbed on August 12th, 2020 [from/via/route] Walna Scar [with] Mary Puppins [weather] glorious sunshine

Stephen Eddy bagged on August 7th, 2020 [from/via/route] Coniston [with] Mike Woodhouse, Tony Harris, Martin Bayliss [weather] Sunny, cloudy - After the old man

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Swirl How

Black Sails and The Furness Fells from the summit of Swirl How

Black Sails and The Furness Fells from the summit of Swirl How

Photo: Ian Gaylard (18)

Wet Side Edge and Greenburn from Swirl How

Wet Side Edge and Greenburn from Swirl How

Photo: Ian Gaylard (27)

Coniston Water from the summit of Brock Barrow (Top o' Selside) with Beacon (Blawith Fells) prominent (centre) and the Coniston Fells: White Maiden, Walna Scar, Dow Crag, The Old Man of Coniston, Brim Fell, Swirl How and Wetherlam in the background (right)

Coniston Water from the summit of Brock Barrow (Top o' Selside) with Beacon (Blawith Fells) prominent (centre) and the Coniston Fells: White Maiden, Walna Scar, Dow Crag, The Old Man of Coniston, Brim Fell, Swirl How and Wetherlam in the background (right)

Photo: Paul Gibson (30)

Coniston Old Man from Swirl How on a snowy February day.

Coniston Old Man from Swirl How on a snowy February day.

Photo: Liz Halpin (5)

The Old Man of Coniston, Brim Fell and Dow Crag from Swirl How

The Old Man of Coniston, Brim Fell and Dow Crag from Swirl How

Photo: Stephen Dawson (20)

High Light Haw (Top o' Selside) summit cairn with the Coniston Fells: White Maiden, Walna Scar, Dow Crag, The Old Man of Coniston, Brim Fell, Swirl How and Wetherlam in the background

High Light Haw (Top o' Selside) summit cairn with the Coniston Fells: White Maiden, Walna Scar, Dow Crag, The Old Man of Coniston, Brim Fell, Swirl How and Wetherlam in the background

Photo: Paul Gibson (27)

The Old Man of Coniston from Swirl How summit cairn

The Old Man of Coniston from Swirl How summit cairn

Photo: Chris Leonard (12)

Swirl How and The Old Man of Coniston from Grey Friar

Swirl How and The Old Man of Coniston from Grey Friar

Photo: Chris Leonard (18)

Crinkle Crags (centre left) with Bow Fell (Bowfell) beyond from near Prison Band below Swirl How

Crinkle Crags (centre left) with Bow Fell (Bowfell) beyond from near Prison Band below Swirl How

Photo: Rob Barklamb (24)

Swirl How from Great Carrs

Swirl How from Great Carrs

Photo: Chris Leonard (17)


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