Walk c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from Coniston

Superb views of Coniston Water


Route outline for walk c306:

Coniston  -  Church Beck  -  Levers Water Beck  -  Crowberry Haws  -  Low Water  -  The Old Man of Coniston  -  Brim Fell  -  Levers Hawse  -  Swirl Band  -  Swirl How  -  Prison Band  -  Swirl Hawse  -  Keld Gill Head  -  Black Sails  -  Red Dell Head Moss  -  Wetherlam  -  Furness Fells  -  Coniston




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
4
English
Mountains
Wainwright
4
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
5
English
Nuttalls
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 803m (2635ft). The Old Man of Coniston is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (37th highest in England, 71st highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 30). The Old Man of Coniston is also known as an English Nuttall (45th highest in England, 87th 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.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Swirl How at 802m (2632ft). Swirl How is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (39th highest in England, 74th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 32). Swirl How is also known as an English Nuttall (47th highest in England, 90th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Brim Fell at 796m (2612ft). Brim Fell is classified as an Wainwright (No. 37). Brim Fell is also known as an English Nuttall (52nd highest in England, 97th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag:

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL6
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 89 or 90 & 96 or 97
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from Coniston

In no particular order . . .

Walk c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from Coniston - Coniston Water from The Old Man of Coniston

Coniston Water from The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Steve Brunt (6)

Walk c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from Coniston - Great Carrs from Top of Broad Slack

Great Carrs from Top of Broad Slack

Photo: Chris Leonard (13)

Walk c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from Coniston - Levers Water Waterfall

Levers Water Waterfall

Photo: Edward Felstead (14)

Walk c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from 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 c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from Coniston - Lake Coniston

Lake Coniston

Photo: Liz Halpin (7)

Walk c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from Coniston - Wet Side Edge and Greenburn from Swirl How

Wet Side Edge and Greenburn from Swirl How

Photo: Ian Gaylard (27)

Walk c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from Coniston - The Old Man of Coniston Summit

The Old Man of Coniston Summit

Photo: David Booth (3)

Walk c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from Coniston - The Dog House, The Monk Coniston Estate, Coniston

The Dog House, The Monk Coniston Estate, Coniston

Photo: Edward Felstead (13)

Walk c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from 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 c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from Coniston - The Old Man of Coniston from Swirl How summit cairn

The Old Man of Coniston from Swirl How summit cairn

Photo: Chris Leonard (12)

Walk c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from 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 c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from Coniston - Donald Campbell's Grave, Coniston

Donald Campbell's Grave, Coniston

Photo: Edward Felstead (12)

Walk c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from Coniston - Snow on The Old Man of Coniston

Snow on The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: David Mulvey (2)

Walk c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from Coniston - Swirl How Summit

Swirl How Summit

Photo: David Hayter (177)

Walk c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from Coniston - The S for Sugar Aircraft Crash Memorial between Swirl How, Great Carrs and Grey Friar

The S for Sugar Aircraft Crash Memorial between Swirl How, Great Carrs and Grey Friar

Photo: David Hayter (178)

Walk c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from Coniston - Prison Band from Swirl How

Prison Band from Swirl How

Photo: Nick Snape (15)

Walk c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from Coniston - The next challenge awaits, Mel and Rick approaching Wetherlam

The next challenge awaits, Mel and Rick approaching Wetherlam

Photo: Richard Jennings (1)

Walk c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from Coniston - Old quarry workers dwellings at Crowberry Haws near the foot of The Old Man of Coniston

Old quarry workers dwellings at Crowberry Haws near the foot of The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Glynn Trueman (20)

Walk c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from Coniston - Leo Villa Memorial, Coniston

Leo Villa Memorial, Coniston

Photo: Edward Felstead (11)

Walk c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from Coniston - On The Old Man of Coniston

On The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Eddie Davies (1)


. . . load all 116 walk photos from Walk c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from Coniston


Send us your photographs and pictures from your walks and hikes

We would love to see your walk photographs and pictures walk c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from Coniston. 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 from walk c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from Coniston via Facebook

You can also submit photos from walk c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from Coniston via our Facebook Page.

NB. Please indicate where each photo was taken.





Do not miss our pick of the Best Walks in the UK


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
Do not miss our pick of the Best Walks in Britain