Guide to England's hills & mountains


Whoap - Cumbria
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Whoap is the 5717th highest peak in the British Isles and the 647th tallest in England


511.0 m (1677 ft)


21.0 m (69 ft)

Survey method

Abney level


No feature


  • Subdewey
  • Birkett
  • Synge

Hill / mountain range

Lake District W

Nearest town

Cleator Moor, Cumbria

OS map sheets

OS25: 004S (The English Lakes)
OS50: 089 (West Cumbria, Cockermouth & Wast Water)
OS25: 303 (Whitehaven & Workington, Cockermouth & Egremont)

Notes & comments

Ground for about 5m radius is as high; very flat summit; prominent boulder 200m NW at NY 09719 12977 is a few m lower and not Birkett's intended summit