Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston

The easiest big 'Lakeland Fell' to bag


Route outline for walk c210:

Coniston  -  Walna Scar Road  -  Goat's Water  -  The Old Man of Coniston  -  Low Water  -  Walna Scar Road  -  Coniston




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
1
English
Mountain
Wainwright
1
Wainwright
 English Nuttall
1
English
Nuttall
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is The Old Man of Coniston at 802m (2633ft). The Old Man of Coniston is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (41st highest in England, 75th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 30).

The Old Man of Coniston is also known as an English Nuttall (48th highest in England, 90th highest in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (14th highest in England, 387th highest in the UK).

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


You can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

The Lake District National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL6 The English Lakes - South Western area


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Maps (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

96 Barrow-in-Furness & South Lakeland


97 Kendal & Morecambe, Windermere & Lancaster


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston

In no particular order . . .

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Coniston Village and Coniston Water from The Old Man of Coniston

Coniston Village and Coniston Water from The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Adrian Kingston (3)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Lake Coniston

Lake Coniston

Photo: Liz Halpin (7)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Coniston Water from The Old Man of Coniston

Coniston Water from The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Dave Roberts (10)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Snow on The Old Man of Coniston

Snow on The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: David Mulvey (1)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Coniston Water from The Old Man of Coniston

Coniston Water from The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Steve Brunt (6)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Broughton Moor Inversion from White Maiden and Walna Scar

Broughton Moor Inversion from White Maiden and Walna Scar

Photo: Gerry Ball (9)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - 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)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - On the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

On the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Phil Jackson (3)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Coniston Village and Lake Coniston from The Old Man of Coniston

Coniston Village and Lake Coniston from The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Adrian Kingston (4)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - My friend Annabelle at the summit of Coniston Old Man

My friend Annabelle at the summit of Coniston Old Man

Photo: Barry Carr (1)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Low Water from The Old Man of Coniston

Low Water from The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (6)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Donald Campbell Memorial, Coniston

Donald Campbell Memorial, Coniston

Photo: Edward Felstead (10)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Snow on The Old Man of Coniston

Snow on The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: David Mulvey (4)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Coniston Water from The Old Man of Coniston summit

Coniston Water from The Old Man of Coniston summit

Photo: Darryl Larvin (6)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - On The Old Man Of Coniston

On The Old Man Of Coniston

Photo: Ian Lawrence (10)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Coniston Water from the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

Coniston Water from the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Dave Roberts (15)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Low Water Beck nr Coniston

Low Water Beck nr Coniston

Photo: George White (21)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Coniston Valley Inversion from White Maiden and Walna Scar

Coniston Valley Inversion from White Maiden and Walna Scar

Photo: Gerry Ball (8)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Snow on The Old Man of Coniston

Snow on The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: David Mulvey (2)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Low Water on the way up The Old Man of Coniston

Low Water on the way up The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Dave Roberts (9)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Lake Coniston under a temperature inversion from the car park at Walna Scar Road

Lake Coniston under a temperature inversion from the car park at Walna Scar Road

Photo: Liz Halpin (8)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - 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)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Scafell, Scafell Pike, and Great End from White Maiden and Walna Scar

Scafell, Scafell Pike, and Great End from White Maiden and Walna Scar

Photo: Gerry Ball (7)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Buck Pike and Dow Crag from the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

Buck Pike and Dow Crag from the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Dave Roberts (14)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Dow Crag from the path to Goat's Water

Dow Crag from the path to Goat's Water

Photo: Gerry Ball (28)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - 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)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Coniston Water from The Old Man of Coniston summit

Coniston Water from The Old Man of Coniston summit

Photo: Darryl Larvin (7)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - The Old Man of Coniston summit

The Old Man of Coniston summit

Photo: Kathy Gledhill (3)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - The Old Man of Coniston Summit

The Old Man of Coniston Summit

Photo: David Booth (3)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - On The Old Man of Coniston

On The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Eddie Davies (1)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - 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)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Coniston Water from The Old Man of Coniston summit

Coniston Water from The Old Man of Coniston summit

Photo: Darryl Larvin (5)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Low Water

Low Water

Photo: Adrian Kingston (2)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - The 'Thumbs up' on the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

The 'Thumbs up' on the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Dave Roberts (12)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Coniston from The Old Man of Coniston

Coniston from The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: David Booth (2)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Donald Campbell's Grave, Coniston

Donald Campbell's Grave, Coniston

Photo: Edward Felstead (12)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - 360 degree panorama featuring Great Gable, Green Gable, Little Scoat Fell & Pillar (distance), Brandreth, Dale Head (Newlands), High Spy, Glaramara, Esk Pike, Great End and Scafell Pike from Base Brown

360 degree panorama featuring Great Gable, Green Gable, Little Scoat Fell & Pillar (distance), Brandreth, Dale Head (Newlands), High Spy, Glaramara, Esk Pike, Great End and Scafell Pike from Base Brown

Photo: Chris Brankin (15)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - On the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

On the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Dave Roberts (13)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - On The Old Man of Coniston summit

On The Old Man of Coniston summit

Photo: Darryl Larvin (8)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Leo Villa Memorial, Coniston

Leo Villa Memorial, Coniston

Photo: Edward Felstead (11)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Low Water from the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

Low Water from the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Neil Milling (17)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Wetherlam, Levers Water and Low Water from the top of The Old Man of Coniston

Wetherlam, Levers Water and Low Water from the top of The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Ian Clarke (1)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Brown Pike from The Old Man of Coniston

Brown Pike from The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: David Hayter (345)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - 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)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Snow on The Old Man of Coniston

Snow on The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: David Mulvey (3)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Low water from The Old Man of Coniston

Low water from The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Chris Leonard (11)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - The huge summit cairn on Coniston Old Man

The huge summit cairn on Coniston Old Man

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (8)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - A frozen Low Water - with The Old Man of Coniston beyond

A frozen Low Water - with The Old Man of Coniston beyond

Photo: Mike Jennings (24)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Red Gill Beck ravine SE of Walna Scar

Red Gill Beck ravine SE of Walna Scar

Photo: Gerry Ball (10)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - The summit cairn on The Old Man of Coniston

The summit cairn on The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Adrian Kingston (5)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Disused Quarry workings near Low Water below The Old Man of Coniston

Disused Quarry workings near Low Water below The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Adrian Kingston (6)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Coniston Water from The Old Man of Coniston summit

Coniston Water from The Old Man of Coniston summit

Photo: Dave Roberts (16)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - My wife Imogen, my two boys Jonathan and Matthew and me on Coniston Old Man

My wife Imogen, my two boys Jonathan and Matthew and me on Coniston Old Man

Photo: David LeHunte (1)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - The Old Man of Coniston summit trig point

The Old Man of Coniston summit trig point

Photo: Chris Leonard (10)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Lake Coniston & Coniston Village from The Old Man of Coniston

Lake Coniston & Coniston Village from The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Ian Clarke (2)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Wetherlam from The Old Man of Coniston

Wetherlam from The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Richard Ratcliffe (1)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - The Ordnance Survey Triangulation Piller on the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

The Ordnance Survey Triangulation Piller on the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (7)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - The Final Push onto The Old Man of Coniston

The Final Push onto The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Rob Pullan (23)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Morning Light on Coniston

Morning Light on Coniston

Photo: George White (22)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Snow on The Old Man of Coniston

Snow on The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Nick Snape (14)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - The Dog House, The Monk Coniston Estate, Coniston

The Dog House, The Monk Coniston Estate, Coniston

Photo: Edward Felstead (13)

Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston - 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)


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