Great Carr & Swirl How

  • Swirl How from Great Carrs - © Flickr user Clair Neill
  • Back to Great Carrs from Swirl How - © Flickr user Clair Neill
  • Swirl How from Great Carrs - © Flickr user Clair Neill
  • Swirl How - © Flickr user Mike Serigrapher
  • Swirl How and Great Carrs - © Flickr User Peer Lawther

Key information: Great Carr & Swirl How

    • Climb these adjacent peaks for outstanding views of central and southern Lakeland.
    • A reasonably easy walk from Wrynose Pass; a longer one from Dunnerdale to the west or Coniston to the east. A wonderful circuit on round over Wether Lam and down to Little Langdale.
    • There are no less than 25 inspiring Cicerone guide books on the Lake District (their speciality)! Have a look at their website. Find relevant books by using our Amazon search function:
    • See our Lake District page for further photos and general and practical information.

Walkopedia rating

  • Walkopedia rating84
  • Beauty31.5
  • Natural interest15.5
  • Human interest6
  • Charisma31
  • Negative points0
  • Total rating84

Vital Statistics

  • Length: 8km +
  • Maximum Altitude: 802m (Swirl How)
  • Level of Difficulty: Moderate

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Swirl How from Great Carrs - ©Flickr user Clair Neill
Swirl How from Great Carrs - ©Flickr user Clair Neill

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