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The Old Man of Coniston -
The Old Man of Coniston, or Coniston Old Man, is a fell which lies to the west of Coniston and Coniston Water. The area around The Old Man of Coniston provides a good range of camping and caravan sites as well as a great selection of attractions and things to do. Check out the key information on the right and then explore the Coniston Old Man camping and caravanning sites listed below.
Campsites and caravan parks in the Coniston area include:
Coniston Hall, Coniston, Cumbria. 015394 41223.
Cook Farm, Torver, Coniston, Cumbria. 015394 41453.
Hoathwaite Farm, Hoathwaite Farm, Torver, Coniston, Cumbria. Book Online.
Park Coppice Caravan Club Site, Coniston,Cumbria. 01539 441555.
Grizedale Camping Site, Grizedale Forest,Cumbria. 01229 860208.
Hawkshead Hall, Hawkshead, near Ambleside, Cumbria. 01539 436221.
The Croft Caravan & Camp Site, Hawkshead,Cumbria. 01539 436374.
Greenhowe Caravan Park, Ambleside,Cumbria. 015394 37231.
Low Wray National Trust Campsite, Low Wray, Near Ambleside, Cumbria. 015394 32039.
Skelwith Fold Caravan Park, Skelwith Fold, Ambleside, Cumbria. 015394 32277.
Fallbarrow Park, Windermere,Cumbria. 015394 44422.
Hill of Oaks and Blakeholme Caravan Estate, Windermere, Cumbria. 015395 31578.
Limefitt Park, Troutbeck, near Windermere, Cumbria. 015394 32300.
White Cross Bay Caravan Park, Windermere,Cumbria. 01539 443937.
Windermere Camping, Windermere,Cumbria. 01539 442619.
Braithwaite Fold Caravan Club Site, Bowness-
Park Cliffe Camping & Caravan Estate, Bowness, Newby Bridge, Cumbria. 01539 531344
Lambhowe Caravan Park, Crosthwaite, near Newby Bridge, Cumbria. 01539 568483.
Newby Bridge Caravan Park, Newby Bridge,Cumbria. 01539 531030.
Ascent of Coniston Old Man: The Old Man of Coniston, The fell is normally climbed from Coniston village via Church Beck and the mines (the tourist route). Alternatives include the south ridge and the path to Goat’s Water, both ascending from the Walna Scar Road. The carpark at the top of the metalled section provides a headstart for these routes. The Walna Scar Road can also be reached from Torver, or from Seathwaite in the Duddon Valley, although the latter results in an indirect climb via Dow Crag.
Attractions in Coniston: Coniston has a great range of things to do. On the Lake there are various boat trips available, including the Coniston Launch and the Steam Yacht Gondola. There are also plenty of local attractions to visit, including the Ruskin Museum, and Brantwood House. The Grizedale Forest Park is also to the east of Coniston.
Recommended Places to eat and drink in Coniston: The Sun Inn
Coniston Old Man camping and campsites and caravan parks around Coniston Old Man, in the Lake District
Coniston Old Man -
Grid Ref: SD 272 978
Maps: Explorer maps OL6, OS Landranger 97
Range: Southern Fells
Stats: 2634 ft, 803 metres
Fells: The Old Man of Coniston, Dow Crag
View on Map: Coniston Old Man on a map
More info: Coniston Tourist Info
Things to do: Coniston Old Man
Nearest Train: Windermere
Need equipment for your walk on The Old Man of Coniston? For all your needs, from walking gear to maps, we recommend shopping online at the Helvellyn Walking Gear Shop
The Old Man of Coniston
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