Parking Information for - Car Park, Wasdale Head

Parking Details and Map
Nearest Post Code: CA20 1EX
Grid Reference: NY 186 708
Notes: Probably one of the more popular car parks in Lakeland due to proximity to Scafell Pike meaning that the car park at Wasdale Head is very popular all year around and is large enough to accommodate around forty cars and mini buses. Despite its popularity you may only struggle to park here during mid Summer or late into the afternoon.


 

Walks starting from this parking place

The Wasdale Head Watershed

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22nd April 2017
ASCENT: 5,244 Feet - 1,599 Metres
MILES: 10.2
WAINWRIGHTS: 4, Scafell Pike - Lingmell - Great Gable - Kirk Fell
ROUTE: Wasdale Head - Lingmell Gill - Brown Tongue - Mickledore - Scafell Pike - Lingmell Col - Lingmell - Lingmell Col - Corridor Route - Sty Head - Great Gable - Beck Head - Rib End - Kirk Fell - Kirkfell Crags - Top of Blacksail Pass - Gatherstone Beck - Mosedale - Mosedale Beck - Wasdale Head
 

Walking the Wainwrights in 30 Walks - Walk 24 The Scafells and Illgill Head

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23rd July 2016
ASCENT: 5,413 Feet - 1,650 Meters
MILES: 13
WAINWRIGHTS: 6, Lingmell - Scafell Pike - Scafell - Slight Side - IIIgill Head - Whin Rigg
ROUTE: Wasdale Head - Brackenclose - Lingmell - Lingmell Col - Scafell Pike - Mickledore - Foxs Tarn Gully - Foxs Tarn - Scafell - Long Green - Slight Side - Hardrigg Gill - Maiden Castle Cairn - IIIgill Head - Whin Rigg - Greathall Gill - Wast Water
 

Pillar Rock by the Slab and Notch route

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6th May 2016
ASCENT: 3,150 Feet - 960 Meters
MILES: 6.6
WAINWRIGHTS: Pillar
ROUTE: Wasdale Head – Mosedale Beck - Gatherstone Beck - Black Sail Pass – Looking Stead – High Level Traverse – Robinsons Cairn – Shamrock Traverse - The Slab - The Notch - Pillar Rock - Jordan Gap – Shamrock Traverse - Pillar – Wind Gap – Wind Gap Screes - Mosedale – Wasdale Head
 

The Harry Griffin 2,000 footers Walk 27 -The Roof of England

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13th September 2015
ASCENT: 4,684 Feet - 1,428 Meters
MILES: 10.3
SUMMITS OVER 2'000Ft: 5, Lingmell - Scafell Pike - Scafell - Cam Spout Crag - Slight Side
ROUTE: Wasdale Head - Brackenclose - Lingmell Gill - Lingmell - Lingmell Col - Scafell Pike - Mickledore - Foxs Tarn Gully - Foxs Tarn - Scafell - Long Green - Cam Spout Crag - Slight Side - Hardrigg Gill - Brackenclose - Wasdale Head
 

The Harry Griffin 2,000 footers Walk 22 -The Mosedale Horseshoe

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8th August 2015
ASCENT: 4,922 Feet - 1,501 Meters
MILES: 10.8
SUMMITS OVER 2'000Ft: 11, Looking Stead - Pillar - Black Crag - Little Scoat Fell - Scoat Fell (NY 158 114) - Steeple - Scoat Fell (Summit) - Little Gowder Crag - Red Pike (Wasdale) Stirrup Crags - Yewbarrow
ROUTE: Wasdale Head - Mosedale - Black Sail Pass - Looking Stead - Pillar - Wind Gap - Black Crag - Scoat Fell - Steeple - Little Gowder Crag - Red Pike - Dore Head - Stirrup Crags - Yewbarrow - Bob Graham Relay Descent off Yewbarrow - Road Back to Wasdale Head
 

The Scafells via Piers Gill & Lord’s Rake


15th June 2014
ASCENT: 3,805 Feet – 1,160 Meters
MILES: 6.8
WAINWRIGHTS: 2 Scafell Pike – Scafell
ROUTE: Wasdale Head – Burnthwaite – Moses Trod – Lingmell Beck – Piers Gill – Corridor Route – Broad Crag Col – Scafell Pike – Mickledore – Rakes Progress – Lord’s Rake – West Wall Traverse – Deep Gill – Symonds Knott – Scafell – Green How – Rakehead Crag – Bracken Close – Wasdale Head
 

A Mosedale Round – Pillar to Red Pike


30th January 2014
ASCENT: 4,011 Feet – 1,223 Meters
MILES: 9.6
WAINWRIGHTS: 4, Pillar – Scoat Fell – Steeple – Red Pike (Wasdale)
ROUTE: Wasdale Head – Mosedale – Black Sail Pass – Looking Stead – Pillar – Wind Gap – Black Crag – Scoat Fell – Steeple – Red Pike (Wasdale) – Dore Head – Overbeck – Yewbarrow South Ridge – Down in the Dale – Wasdale Head
 

The Gable Girdle

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27th July 2012
ASCENT: 3,372 Feet 1,028 Metres
MILES: 6
WAINWRIGHTS: 1, Great Gable
ROUTE:  
 

Nothing better than this…

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27th May 2012
ASCENT: 4,509 Feet, 1,377 Metres
MILES: 9.6
WAINWRIGHTS: 4, Lingmell, Scafell Pike, Scafell, Slight Side
ROUTE: Wasdale Head – Down In The Dale –  Brackenclose – Lingmell – Lingmell Col – Scafell Pike – Lords Rake – Scafell – Long Green – Slight Side – Quargrigg Moss – Great How – Burnmoor Tarn – Down In The Dale – Wasdale Head
 

The patron fell of Wasdale

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31st January 2012
ASCENT: 2,700 Feet, 823 Metres
MILES: 4.6
WAINWRIGHTS: 1, Kirk Fell
ROUTE: Wasdale Head – Black Sail Pass – Kirk Fell – Kirk Fell Tarn – Kirk Fell Screes – St Olafs Church – Wasdale Head
 

Lingmell To Slight Side via The Scafell’s

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4th September 2011
ASCENT: 4,500 Feet, 1,372 Meters
MILES: 9.7
WAINWRIGHTS: 4, Lingmell, Scafell Pike, Sca Fell & Slight Side
ROUTE: Brackenclose, Lingmell, Lingmell Col, Scafell Pike, Lords Rake, Sca Fell, Long Green, Slight Side, Quagrigg Moss, Broad Tongue, Burnmoor Tarn, Wasdale Head
 

Mosedale Round, Via The High Level Route

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26th June 2010
ASCENT: 1,554 Mtrs 5,100 Ft
MILES: 10.5
WAINWRIGHTS: 6, Kirk Fell, Pillar, Scoat Fell, Steeple, Red Pike & Yewbarrow
ROUTE:  
 

Scafell Pike

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9th August 2009
ASCENT: 978 Mtrs  3210Ft
MILES: xxx
WAINWRIGHTS: 1, Scafell Pike
ROUTE: xxxx
 

 

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