The Eskdale-Wast Water Two

Eskdale is a beautiful place, and well off the beaten track for many. If Whin Rigg and Illgill Head were in a more central location, they'd be absolutely heaving. But they are not, so they aren't.

The pair make a cracking walk, with some mighty views, and I did them both starting from the tiny hamlet of Boot.

Walked on 4 June 2012.

Route: Eskdale Green → Whin Rigg → Illgill Head → Boot

Whin Rigg

Published 3 July 2012

With an exceptional view of Wast Water and the North Sea, when Whin Rigg comes calling for you, make sure you don’t ignore it.

Illgill Head

Published 5 July 2012

After Whin Rigg comes Illgill Head. Wainwright says so so it must be true.