Swirl How

Swirl How - Cumbria
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Swirl How is the 1375th highest peak in the British Isles and the 66th tallest in England


802.0 m (2631 ft)


120.0 m (394 ft)

Survey method

Obvious summit


Cairn incorporating large rock


Hill / mountain range

Lake District S

Nearest town

Ambleside, Cumbria

OS map sheets

OS25: 006N (The English Lakes)
OS50: 089 (West Cumbria, Cockermouth & Wast Water)
OS50: 090 (Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside)

Notes & comments

Possibly as high as The Old Man of Coniston, hill 2634