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The Old Man of Coniston
803m (2635ft)

The Southern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England

The summit of The Old Man of Coniston is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.


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English Mountain
37th highest in England,
71st in England & Wales

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Wainwright
(No. 30)

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English Nuttall
45th highest in England,
87th in England & Wales

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English Marilyn
14th highest in England,
387th highest in Great Britain

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English Trig Point (Pillar)

Walk The Old Man of Coniston walking UK Mountains in The Southern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

The Old Man of Coniston Summit

Photo: Chris Leonard

The Old Man of Coniston is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

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


OS Landranger Maps 96 & 97
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)



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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited The Old Man of Coniston Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged The Old Man of Coniston

Mr M A Blanchard walked up on November 16th, 2021 [weather] Cloudy

Gareth Wilkinson climbed on November 5th, 2021 [from/via/route] walked straight up from coniston [with] Diane [weather] wet

Richard Marshall bagged on September 26th, 2021 [from/via/route] From Coniston [with] Me Dave Elsie Roxy Bo Julie and Kelly [weather] Wet!!

Kevin Foster hiked on September 16th, 2021 [from/via/route] Coniston. [with] By myself. [weather] Sunny with some high cloud cover. Perfect conditions really. - I decided to revisit Swirl How & Great Carrs after the low cloud on the previous week's visit blotted out all the views. A brief summary of the route was: Coppermines valley, Levers water, Swirl Hause, Swirl How, Great Carrs, Grey Friars, Levers Hause, Brim Fell, Old Man, Goats Hause, Dow crag, Buck Pike, Brown Pike, Walna Scar, White Maiden & return to the Walna Scar road for the long descent back into Coniston. The clear visibility really opened up the views as far as Morecambe Bay, the Isle of Man & possibly Blackpool Tower!? A superb day's walking from start to finish.

Pete George summited on July 17th, 2021 [with] Roco [weather] Sunny & hot

Andrew Flynn conquered on August 10th, 2021 [from/via/route] Coniston. Walk number 19. The Coniston Fells [with] Nicola [weather] Sunny

Jeremy Torrance scaled on January 20th, 2017 [from/via/route] Coniston [with] Duncan and Johann

Louise Gardner has walked up [from/via/route] Sun Inn [with] Rob [weather] Sunny

Damian Doyle climbed on June 14th, 2021 [from/via/route] Conniston [with] Yvonne, Ciaran & Orla [weather] Sunny, windy on top - First trip to Lake District

Andrew Wood bagged on April 28th, 2021 [with] Ade [weather] Windy & cold

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On The Old Man Of Coniston

On The Old Man Of Coniston

Photo: Ian Lawrence (10)

Snow on The Old Man of Coniston

Snow on The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: David Mulvey (2)

Old quarry workers dwellings at Crowberry Haws near the foot of The Old Man of Coniston

Old quarry workers dwellings at Crowberry Haws near the foot of The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Glynn Trueman (20)

White Maiden summit cairn with Grey Friar (left), Dow Crag, Brown Pike and The Old Man of Coniston (right) in the background

White Maiden summit cairn with Grey Friar (left), Dow Crag, Brown Pike and The Old Man of Coniston (right) in the background

Photo: Christine Shepherd (144)

The Trig Point on the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

The Trig Point on the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Christine Shepherd (475)

Above Low Water on the way up The Old Man of Coniston

Above Low Water on the way up The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Kathy Gledhill (2)

The tall beacon on the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

The tall beacon on the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Christine Shepherd (510)

Doing the 'Mobot' on the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

Doing the 'Mobot' on the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Dave Roberts (11)

The summit cairn on The Old Man of Coniston

The summit cairn on The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Adrian Kingston (5)

Wetherlam from The Old Man of Coniston

Wetherlam from The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Richard Ratcliffe (1)

*The Southern Fells from Black Combe to The Old Man of Coniston from Kirkby-in-Furness

*The Southern Fells from Black Combe to The Old Man of Coniston from Kirkby-in-Furness

Photo: Wayne Hill (45)

Low 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

Low 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 (28)

The huge summit cairn on Coniston Old Man

The huge summit cairn on Coniston Old Man

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (8)

The Old Man of Coniston (left) and Brim Fell from near Low Water

The Old Man of Coniston (left) and Brim Fell from near Low Water

Photo: Adrian Kingston (1)

Low Water - on the way up The Old Man of Coniston

Low Water - on the way up The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Kathy Gledhill (1)

The Old Man of Coniston from Holme Fell

The Old Man of Coniston from Holme Fell

Photo: Raymond Brown (25)

On the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

On the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Dave Roberts (13)

Coniston Water from The Old Man of Coniston

Coniston Water from The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Steve Brunt (6)

Coniston Water from The Old Man of Coniston

Coniston Water from The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Dave Roberts (10)

The Old Man of Coniston (left) and Swirl How (right) from Wetherlam summit

The Old Man of Coniston (left) and Swirl How (right) from Wetherlam summit

Photo: Richard Jennings (3)


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