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Whernside
736m (2415ft)

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.


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English Mountain
78th highest in England,
133rd in England & Wales

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English Nuttall
96th highest in England,
163rd in England & Wales

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English Marilyn
25th highest in England,
513th highest in Great Britain

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English Trig Point (Pillar)

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:


You can walk to the top of Whernside by using any of these 5 easy to follow route maps:








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

Jeff Stott walked up on June 29th, 2021 [from/via/route] Ribblehead [with] Shell [weather] Good - Great walk. 1st mountain... Epic :D

David Hughes climbed on December 22nd, 2010 [with] DD DG Waz

Tony Halliday bagged 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 hiked on September 12th, 2020 [from/via/route] ny101 Yorkshire Three Peaks [with] Nicola [weather] Nice day. Bit windy.

Dave Gay summited 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 conquered during 2013 [from/via/route] Three Peaks 8hrs :):):) [with] Captain Turner - Trainers make a huge difference. Cath 3 peaks 2019 9hrs

Gill Bates scaled on August 22nd, 2012 [from/via/route] from Ribblehead [weather] cloudy and cold

Ken Davies walked up on September 22nd, 2019 [weather] Rainy - Bev's birthday: sept 2019, Bev ruined phone- got wet

Eira Cookney climbed on June 15th, 2019 [from/via/route] Horton in ribblesdale [with] MAD walkers

Allen Andrews bagged on May 12th, 2005 [from/via/route] Ribblehead Viaduct [with] Work colleagues [weather] Sunny - Part of the 3 peaks

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Whernside

Trig Point on the summit of Great Whernside

Trig Point on the summit of Great Whernside

Photo: Christine Shepherd (694)

Mike (go4awalk.com editor) in the snow on Whernside

Mike (go4awalk.com editor) in the snow on Whernside

Photo: Mike Knipe (216)

Park Fell (left), Simon Fell and Ingleborough (right) from the summit of Whernside while doing the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge Walk in the snow

Park Fell (left), Simon Fell and Ingleborough (right) from the summit of Whernside while doing the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge Walk in the snow

Photo: Tony Whitaker (1)

Practising my ice-axe and crampons technique in the snow on Whernside

Practising my ice-axe and crampons technique in the snow on Whernside

Photo: Mike Knipe (221)

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - Ingleborough from Whernside

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - Ingleborough from Whernside

Photo: William Ringwood (5)

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - Pen-y-ghent from Whernside

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - Pen-y-ghent from Whernside

Photo: William Ringwood (4)

Whernside from near Braithwaite Wife Hole

Whernside from near Braithwaite Wife Hole

Photo: Peter Swan (17)

Whernside summit during the Yorkshire Three Peaks of Challenge Walk

Whernside summit during the Yorkshire Three Peaks of Challenge Walk

Photo: Kevan Wilkinson (2)

Practising my ice-axe arrest technique Whernside in the snow

Practising my ice-axe arrest technique Whernside in the snow

Photo: Mike Knipe (225)

Looking back down to Scar House Reservoir from Great Whernside

Looking back down to Scar House Reservoir from Great Whernside

Photo: Christine Shepherd (693)


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