The Southern Dales Area, The Yorkshire Dales, North Yorkshire, England
Whernside is the highest point in The Yorkshire Dales National Park and the highest point in the county of North Yorkshire.
Tap/mouse over a coloured circle (1-3 easy walks, 4-6 moderate walks, 7-9 hard walks) and click to select. To see multiple walks that start in the same location (where available) choose 'Satellite' and Zoom in.
Whernside is on Ordnance Survey Maps:
|OS Explorer Map OL2|
|1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)
|OS Landranger Map 98|
|1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)
Whernside is on Peak Bagging Map & Hill Tick List:
Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Whernside
David Hughes walked up on December 22nd, 2010 [with] DD DG Waz
Tony Halliday climbed on August 11th, 2020 [from/via/route] camped at Horton in ribblesdale but drove and parked near the viaduct started and ended walk here [with] sally halliday jimmy boo and George our 3 dogs [weather] drizzle to start with poor visability at summit but beautiful weather on way down - not too busy views not great due to cloud however a great days walking 2nd of the 3 peaks over 3 days
Andrew Flynn bagged on September 12th, 2020 [from/via/route] ny101 Yorkshire Three Peaks [with] Nicola [weather] Nice day. Bit windy.
Dave Gay hiked on July 30th, 2020 [from/via/route] Circular route from Ribblehead, up via Blea Moor and to the North. Returning by heading south along the ridge and dropping down to Broadrake and Ivyscar. [with] Nathaniel & Jessica [weather] Dry
Angela Moroney summited during 2013 [from/via/route] Three Peaks 8hrs :):):) [with] Captain Turner - Trainers make a huge difference. Cath 3 peaks 2019 9hrs
Gill Bates conquered on August 22nd, 2012 [from/via/route] from Ribblehead [weather] cloudy and cold
Ken Davies scaled on September 22nd, 2019 [weather] Rainy - Bev's birthday: sept 2019, Bev ruined phone- got wet
Eira Cookney walked up on June 15th, 2019 [from/via/route] Horton in ribblesdale [with] MAD walkers
Allen Andrews climbed on May 12th, 2005 [from/via/route] Ribblehead Viaduct [with] Work colleagues [weather] Sunny - Part of the 3 peaks
Alan Pritchard bagged on June 19th, 2008 [with] Solo [weather] Good - Went on walking holiday - also have done the 3 peaks challenge once. Also the Yorkshire 3 peaks in 8hours..🚶♂️😎👌
To add (or remove) your name and experiences on this page - Log On and edit your Personal Mountain Bagging Record
. . . [see more walk reports]
More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Whernside
Send us your photographs and pictures on, of, or from Whernside
If you would like to add your walk photographs and pictures featuring views from, on or of Whernside to this page, please send them as email attachments (configured for any computer) along with your name to:
and we shall do our best to publish them.
(Guide Resolution = 300dpi. At least = 660pixels (wide) x 440 pixels (high).)
You can also submit photos via our Facebook Page.
NB. Please indicate where each photo was taken.