Walk 1229

Helvellyn & Dollywaggon Pike from Wythburn

Nat Park - Lake District

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Ascent - 2870 feet / 870 metres

Grade - moderate

Starting from Wythburn this Lake District walk visits the summit of Helvellyn before continuing over Nethermost Pike and Dollywaggon Pike to Grisedale Tarn. The route then descends to Dunmail Raise before returning to Wythburn.

Walk Description

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Other walks nearby

Walk 1247
- 2.1 miles / 3.3 km away
Helvellyn & Raise from Swirls
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 2025
- 2.1 miles / 3.3 km away
Helvellyn & Wythburn from Swirls
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 2254
- 2.9 miles / 4.7 km away
Grisedale Tarn from Mill Bridge, Grasmere
Grade - moderate
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 2841
- 2.9 miles / 4.7 km away
Grisedale Tarn & Seat Sandal from Mill Bridge, Grasmere
Grade - moderate
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 2932
- 2.9 miles / 4.7 km away
A Green Burn horseshoe from Mill Bridge, Grasmere
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 2525
- 3.4 miles / 5.5 km away
Standing Crag & Dock Tarn from Watendlath
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 2526
- 3.4 miles / 5.5 km away
Standing Crag, Ullscarf & Borrowdale
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 2019
- 3.5 miles / 5.6 km away
Raven Crag, the Benn & Shoulthwaite Gill near Thirlmere
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km
Walk 2032
- 3.5 miles / 5.6 km away
Great How, a short ascent above Thirlmere
Grade - easy
Length - 2.0 miles / 3.3 km
Walk 1111
- 3.7 miles / 5.9 km away
High Raise & Helm Crag from Grasmere
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km

Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

Area Information

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Accommodation Nearby

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Glenridding by Ullswater
4.1 miles / 6.5 km away
Peat Howe Barn
Keswick
4.3 miles / 6.8 km away
Stybarrow Cottage
Glenridding, Ullswater
4.4 miles / 7.1 km away
Cherry Holme
Glenridding, Ullswater
4.4 miles / 7.1 km away
Langdale Estate
Great Langdale
5.3 miles / 8.6 km away
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Meadow Bank
Elterwater
5.4 miles / 8.7 km away
Riverside Lodge
Ambleside
6.5 miles / 10.4 km away
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Lattendales Guest House
Ambleside
6.6 miles / 10.6 km away
Easedale Lodge
Ambleside
6.6 miles / 10.6 km away
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Parkhouse Guesthouse
Ambleside
6.6 miles / 10.6 km away

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