Great Whernside

Great Whernside - North Yorkshire
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Great Whernside is the 2337th highest peak in the British Isles and the 175th tallest in England


704.0 m (2310 ft)


288.0 m (945 ft)


Very large cairn


Hill / mountain range

Yorkshire Dales S

Nearest town

Skipton, North Yorkshire

OS map sheets

OS25: 030S (Yorkshire Dales)
OS50: 098 (Wensleydale & Upper Wharfedale)

Notes & comments

Rock 3m S is highest visible ground but higher ground may lie under cairn; trig point (SE 00202 73907) and rock 4m E are lower