Guided Walk
Haystacks - Wainwright's Favourite Fell

© Ade Gidney

14 August 2018

From Honister, climb through old slate mine workings, past Blackbeck and Innominate Tarns to the summit, for fabulous views of Buttermere and beyond from Wainwright's favourite summit. Please do not use sat nav to locate the start point. More details can be found in our FAQs.

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Find out about the 214 'Wainwright' fells

  • Starts from: Honister NT car park, behind the youth hostel at 10:30 am
  • Grid reference: NY226135
  • Price: Adult £10, child free
  • Length: 8.0 km, 4.9 miles
  • Total ascent: 527 m, 1729 ft (cumulative height from start point to finish point).
  • Highest point: 597 m, 1958 ft
  • Duration: 4.5 hours
  • Grade: Hard
  • Grade description: A long and energetic walk. Some ascents and descents may be quite steep and on loose rock. A good level of fitness is needed.
  • Booking available

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Please come appropriately dressed and equipped or you may be turned away.

Well behaved dogs on leads and guide dogs are welcome.

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There’s lots more information in our frequently asked questions to help you make the most of your time.

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