Guide to England's hills & mountains

Great Whinscale

Great Whinscale - Cumbria

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Great Whinscale is the 7877th highest peak in the British Isles and the 957th tallest in England

Elevation

427.0 m (1401 ft)

Prominence

5.0 m (16 ft)

Survey method

Abney level

Features

Rock

Category

  • Birkett

Hill / mountain range

Lake District S

Nearest town

Millom, Cumbria

Notes & comments

An alternative location for Birkett's summit is a rock by small cairn at SD 19986 98957

Summit corresponds to GR and map in Birkett. However the route description suggests the 448m peak at SD199989.