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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
95th highest in England,
162nd in England & Wales

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English Marilyn
25th highest in England,
513th 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

Andrew Flynn walked up on September 12th, 2020 [from/via/route] ny101 Yorkshire Three Peaks [with] Nicola [weather] Nice day. Bit windy.

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

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

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

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

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

Alan Pritchard walked up 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..πŸšΆβ€β™‚οΈπŸ˜ŽπŸ‘Œ

Alan Smith climbed on May 17th, 2019 [from/via/route] Ribblehead viaduct [with] Keith and kevin [weather] Sunny

Simon Boddy bagged on May 27th, 2018 [from/via/route] Horton-In-Ribblesdale [with] My Girlfriend [weather] Sunny, windy and cloudy with one rain shower and one hail stone shower - As part of the Yorkshire 3 Peaks challenge

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

Whernside Summit

Whernside Summit

Photo: Colin Fawcett (7)

Whernside from near Braithwaite Wife Hole

Whernside from near Braithwaite Wife Hole

Photo: Peter Swan (17)

Curricks on Great Knoutberry Hill (Widdale Fell) with Ingleborough (centre) and Whernside (right) beyond

Curricks on Great Knoutberry Hill (Widdale Fell) with Ingleborough (centre) and Whernside (right) beyond

Photo: Alf Graystone (10)

Practising my ice-axe arrest technique Whernside in the snow

Practising my ice-axe arrest technique Whernside in the snow

Photo: Mike Knipe (225)

On Whernside summit during The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

On Whernside summit during The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

Photo: David Hayter (326)

Ribblehead Viaduct with Whernside beyond

Ribblehead Viaduct with Whernside beyond

Photo: Wayne Hill (51)

Me and my mate Mike on Whernside

Me and my mate Mike on Whernside

Photo: Karen Parry (2)

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 (226)

Snow on Whernside (left) and Pen-y-ghent from the path up Great Knoutberry Hill (Widdale Fell)

Snow on Whernside (left) and Pen-y-ghent from the path up Great Knoutberry Hill (Widdale Fell)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (161)


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