Walk c177 Baystones and Wansfell Pike from Ambleside

Popular Ambleside 'quickie'


Route outline for walk c177:

Ambleside  -  Stockghyll Force  -  Wansfell Pike  -  Baystones (Wansfell)  -  The Hundreds  -  Nanny Lane  -  Troutbeck  -  Robin Lane  -  High Skelghyll Farm  -  Skelghyll Wood  -  Jenkin Crag  -  Ambleside.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
1
Wainwright
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
1
Bridget

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Baystones (Wansfell) at 488m (1601ft). Baystones (Wansfell) is classified as an Wainwright (No. 177).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Wansfell Pike at 482m (1582ft). Wansfell Pike is known as an Bridget.

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Map:

OS Explorer Map OL7
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c177 Baystones and Wansfell Pike from Ambleside

In no particular order . . .

Nanny Lane, Troutbeck

Nanny Lane, Troutbeck

Photo: David Hayter (295)

The famous Bridge House in Ambleside

The famous Bridge House in Ambleside

Photo: David Hayter (294)

Troutbeck Church

Troutbeck Church

Photo: Ian Goulden (1)

*Baystones (Wansfell) in the foreground with Red Screes (left), Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor), Thornthwaite Crag and the Froswick, Ill Bell, Yoke ridge silhouetted on the skyline from Wansfell Pike

*Baystones (Wansfell) in the foreground with Red Screes (left), Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor), Thornthwaite Crag and the Froswick, Ill Bell, Yoke ridge silhouetted on the skyline from Wansfell Pike

Photo: Andy Malcolm (72)

*Ambleside from the lower slopes of Baystones (Wansfell)

*Ambleside from the lower slopes of Baystones (Wansfell)

Photo: Wayne Hill (87)

My Auntie Eunice halfway up Wansfell Pike on our holiday

My Auntie Eunice halfway up Wansfell Pike on our holiday

Photo: Adrian Sales (1)

Fairfield and Red Screes from Wansfell Pike

Fairfield and Red Screes from Wansfell Pike

Photo: Paul Johnson (4)

Windermere from Baystones (Wansfell)

Windermere from Baystones (Wansfell)

Photo: Wayne Hill (84)

Troutbeck Village

Troutbeck Village

Photo: David Hayter (293)

Windermere from Skelghyll Wood

Windermere from Skelghyll Wood

Photo: David Hayter (292)

Wansfell Pike from Baystones (Wansfell) summit

Wansfell Pike from Baystones (Wansfell) summit

Photo: David Hayter (296)

Looking up to the summit of Wansfell Pike

Looking up to the summit of Wansfell Pike

Photo: Peter Hall (5)

Winderemere reaching into the town of Ambleside (and cutting it off) from Wansfell Pike

Winderemere reaching into the town of Ambleside (and cutting it off) from Wansfell Pike

Photo: Peter Hall (4)

Red Screes (left), Thornthwaite Crag, Froswick, Ill Bell and Yoke from Baystones (Wansfell)

Red Screes (left), Thornthwaite Crag, Froswick, Ill Bell and Yoke from Baystones (Wansfell)

Photo: Art Howe (1)

Stockghyll Force on the way up to Wansfell Pike from Ambleside

Stockghyll Force on the way up to Wansfell Pike from Ambleside

Photo: Peter Hall (3)

Looking north to Baystones with Thornthwaite Crag (left) and Ill Bell (centre) beyond from Wansfell Pike as the sun catches a passing shower

Looking north to Baystones with Thornthwaite Crag (left) and Ill Bell (centre) beyond from Wansfell Pike as the sun catches a passing shower

Photo: Andy Malcolm (74)

Windermere from Wansfell Pike

Windermere from Wansfell Pike

Photo: Brett Dukes (1)

Near Troutbeck

Near Troutbeck

Photo: Ian Mansell (8)

Brassington Church

Brassington Church

Photo: David Dayton (29)

My daughter on Wansfell Pike

My daughter on Wansfell Pike

Photo: Paul Johnson (1)

Moss covered wall in Robin Lane nr Troutbeck

Moss covered wall in Robin Lane nr Troutbeck

Photo: Wayne Hill (85)

*Ambleside from the upper slopes of Baystones (Wansfell)

*Ambleside from the upper slopes of Baystones (Wansfell)

Photo: Wayne Hill (88)

Windermere (with Blenham Tarn far right) from Baystones (Wansfell)

Windermere (with Blenham Tarn far right) from Baystones (Wansfell)

Photo: Art Howe (2)

Baystones (Wansfell) from Wansfell Pike summit

Baystones (Wansfell) from Wansfell Pike summit

Photo: David Hayter (297)

The famous pub sign at The Mortal Man, Troutbeck

The famous pub sign at The Mortal Man, Troutbeck

Photo: Wayne Hill (86)


. . . see just 10 walk photos from Walk c177 Baystones and Wansfell Pike from Ambleside


Send us your photographs and pictures from your walks and hikes

To add your walk photographs and pictures to this walk, 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 = 660 pixels (wide) x 440 pixels (high).)

Send us your walking and hiking photographs and pictures via Facebook

You can also submit photos via our Facebook Page.

NB. Please indicate where each photo was taken.







Follow go4awalk.com on Twitter Follow go4awalk.com on Facebook






Find new Friends to go walking with

Walk all 214 Wainwrights in just 59 Walks. Download GPS Waypoints - Great Walks you must not miss!

Walk The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge Walk - All the Latest Route Information, GPS Waypoints and Split Times to keep you on Schedule

Walk The British Three Peaks Challenge Walk - All the Latest Route Information and GPS Waypoints

See our pick of The Best Walks in The Lake District - Great Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of the Best Lake District Ridge Walks - Great Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of the Best Lake District Walks to do in the rain - Great Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in Snowdonia - Great Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Ridge Walks in Wales - Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in The Brecon Beacons - Great Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in The Yorkshire Dales - Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in The Peak District - Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in The Forest of Bowland - Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in Shropshire - Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in Cheshire - Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in Lancashire - Walks you must not miss!

Not sure where to walk next? Try Peak Bagging - Great Walks you must not miss!

Not sure where to walk next? Walk part of a National Trail - Great Walks you must not miss!

Walks with Downloadable and Uploadable GPS Waypoint Data

Walking Kit Gear Tested by Walkers

Full Site Search