Whin Rigg (Wasdale)

Whin Rigg (Wasdale) - Cumbria
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Whin Rigg (Wasdale) is the 5021st highest peak in the British Isles and the 544th tallest in England


537.0 m (1762 ft)


61.0 m (200 ft)

Survey method

Abney level


Wainwright/Birkett cairn


Hill / mountain range

Lake District S

Nearest town

Millom, Cumbria

OS map sheets

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

Notes & comments

Rock 3m E of cairn is highest point of fell; cairn 100m SSE on S top at NY 15138 03442 is about 1m lower; rock 100m SSE on S top at NY 15148 03435 is about 0.7m lower

The 535m spot height at NY152034 on current maps is a lower point on the south top