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Name:Top o' Selside (Wainwright summit)
Hill number:3863
Height:334m / 1096ft
Parent (Ma):2667  Top o' Selside
RHB Section:34D: Southern Cumbria
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Southern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Leven (Ulverston)
Class:Wainwright Outlying Fell, Birkett
(WO,B)
Grid ref:SD 30806 91862
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:5m
Col:329m  SD308918  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 96 97
(1:25k) OL6N OL7N
Observations:this West top is 0.6m lower than Hill 2667 the East top
Survey:Abney level
Comments:Hill 2667 Top o' Selside is the East top and is the Marilyn and Hump
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 280 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
With Jez and Eleri. Rough going for a 4yr old.CaralynR21/04/2019
Short walk up Top o' Selside from High Nibthwaitedavidpettit8413/04/2019
3 of 4: From the Marilyn top. With Karen, Sam and Lauren.ChrisR10/04/2019
From wood above Nibthwaite Grange, High Bethacar Farm, nameless (Top o' Selside - Brock Barrow), Actual summit, Low Light Haw, High Light Haw, Top o' Selside (Wainwright summit), Top o' Selside and back down the Green Lane and High Nibthwaite.Chipstertrain12/12/2018
From tiny car park up 'new' path to track then over green path to Wainwright top and over to true summit. Views of Coniston were excellent on a cold but very clear day.SS28/10/2018
Circuit from Crab Haws car parkAjm031011/09/2018
Good ol' Wainwright. This to me is the true summit.stig_nest28/05/2018
Bagged on the way to Marilyn summit.assynt_bob11/04/2018
AW’s outliers, first of four tops from Water Yeat taking in Top o Selside, Highligh How, Lowlight How and Brockbarrow.WAYNE ROWLETT18/03/2018
With Evan, Sail, Danu & Alfie. Third time up here for Evan and I.Dangerous Dave03/02/2018
From Dodgson Wood car park en-route to true summit.Winterfloodian26/01/2018
with Sue, wet and windy from layby near Dodgson Wood, both summits and Arnsbarrow and south top Stang Hill, return lower path.Frank26/11/2017
Parked at Dodgson Wood car park & up through the woods. Top o'Selside (WO/B)-Top o'Selside (Ma)-Heel Toe Hill-Arnsbarrow Hill-Stang Hill-High Light Haw-Low Light Haw-Brockbarrow. Visited the true summit on Brockbarrow then Wainwright's 2 cairns before heading down to the Cumbria Way as the sun was setting. Beautiful colours & great views over Coniston Water & the Coniston Massif. Descended through the woods by headtorch. On own.MorecambeMonkey02/11/2017
From Dodgson woods. High cloud, dry, partly sunny, good viewsiangalbraith26/10/2017
Easy to reach top from the west. No access problems at all. Remember that this is not the highest point.moorsman20/09/2017
WOs 7,8,9 and 10; Bs 2,3 and 4. Bike in for repair at Ambleside so used car fetched from Ayside campsite while Joyce cycled from Hawkshead to campsite at Water Yeat in showery rain. Sunny afternoon so went up High Light Haw, Low Light Haw and Brockbarrow from new car park, returning over Stang Moss, Arnsbarrow Hill and Top o' Selside. Great views over Coniston Water and fells.BURGESS14/07/2017
From Dodgson Wood CPsqueegs09/07/2017
From High Nibthwaite. Along good track to high point then path to summit. Visited both.N.Morters26/06/2017
The Park [Park Crags] - Heel Toe Hill - Top o'Selside - Top o'Selside (Wainwright summit) from GR: 29908 93509ronaldo33321/03/2017
From car park to SW up through the woods then on to other summit, Heel Toe Hill, Arnsbarrow Hill and Stang Hill.clivevilla23/01/2017
Parked on Brock Farm road at Nibthwaite Grange (plenty space) and walked up via High Bethecar and Brock Barrow (excellent views).DocHoliday02/01/2017
From parking to north west, both tops.rhalstead01/01/2017
From CP to East beside the lake, good lines up again to Low Parkamoor before direct up fellside to top, bagged the Wainwright top toonordicstar12/10/2016
From High Light Haw - on to Marilyn summit then Heel Toe Hill.Wycombe Wanderer26/08/2016
From Dodgson WoodCorbett31/05/2016
from oxen park, not a great walkbardolph17/05/2016
Done with RT & SW as part of a circular walk from High Nibthwaite over an unnamed fell, Low Light Haw & High Light Hawfalunty16/02/2016
From small car park at SD296909: Brock Barrow - Low Light Haw - High Light Haw - Stang Hill - Arnsbarrow Hill - Heel Toe Hill - Top o'Selside - Top o'Selside W Top.Tony J13/02/2016
From Dodgson Wood Car Park with Fiona and Graeme.trimarc225/01/2016
With DTL and GFE.Fionalevey25/01/2016
cj bwchrisj196510/01/2016
Birkett Bagging - PupLittledave07/12/2015
Parked at Dodgson Wood. Up via Low Parkamoor to Top o'Selside - Amsbarrow Hill - Stang Hill - High light Haw - Low light Haw - Brock Barrow....with JessDave13/09/2015
Walked with Dad (Dave)Jess13/09/2015
With Marilyn summit.robertphillips18/07/2015
With Nic. From east shore Coniston.andrew larkins14/07/2015
Bethecar Moor and hillsTobo196909/06/2015
With Andy. Round of 9 Synges, Birketts and Wainwright OFs from car park at SD296,909. Good walk spoilt by light rain all day.Crib Goch02/05/2015
With Katy. Sunny and Warm.George Thompson22/04/2015
Brock Barow, Low Light Haw, High Light Haw, Stang Hill, Arnsbarrow Hill, Heel Toe Hill, Top o'Selside, The Park, Carron Cragkeithouk29/03/2015
Walked from High Nibthwaite using Wainwright's Outlying Fells on my own. Dull but clear. Didn't need to struggle up Wainwright's route as there is a clear path up the back of the fell. Brilliant views from the summit cairn and from the second cairn a short walk away. This was fell number 400 since I started logging my walks about ten years ago.flockwatcher20/02/2015
From Dodgson Wood c/p.ngthack08/02/2015
Nibthwaite National Trust CP > Top o'Selside (aw/Birkett summit) > Top o'Selside (Ma summit) > Heel Toe Hill > Arnsbarrow Hill > Stang Hill [Arnsbarrow Hill South Top] > nameless (Top o'Selside - Brock Barrow) > Low Light Haw > High Light Haw > Nibthwaite National Trust CPTony Hartry II05/02/2015
With Neil and Emma in driving wind and rain.simon and co22/12/2014
Dodgson Wood car park (free) SD29953 92762 – Followed NT waymarked path, which goes from behind building near car park, to Low Parkamoor – S. across rough moorland to unmarked summit of the Marilyn – 100m SW to the summit cairn of the Wainwright. (PM)gerrybowes20/08/2014
With GB from car park on east side of Coniston Lake. Marilyn also.bolton20/08/2014
With Jo, linear walk from Water Yeat: Top o’ Selside (two tops), Heel Toe Hill, The Park, the cairn on Crag Head (lovely viewpoint), then onto Coniston. Weather; sunny, warm, good visibility.amblerbob29/04/2014
Last top of a memorable mini round.iredale19/04/2014
last fell of a good morning walk with Tonycolinfielding08/01/2014
Birkett 3Dave Geere04/01/2014