10 Highest English Mountains

Interactive map of the 10 highest English mountains. The Lake district is home to the highest 9 mountains, the tenth highest in on the Pennine way

1) Skafell Pike, 978m
The highest mountain in England with multiple routes to the summit. Our favorite route is from Wasdale as it avoids the tourists and means you can pay a visit to the Wasdale Head Inn

2) Skafell, 964m
Our favorite ascent is from Eskdale, a beautiful Lakeland valley  with many hostilities. The route gradually climbs Esk valley with easy scramble up to foxes tarn and the summit

3) Helvellyn, 950m
Located between Thirlmere and Ullswater with five ridges leading to the summit. Best climbed by the classic Striding Edge and Swirrel Edge horseshoe

4) Ill Crag, 935m
Subsidiary summit of  Skafell Pike with great views over Bowfell and Crinkle Crags. Excellent scrambling on the South East Face

5) Broad Crag, 934m
Bolders strewn subsidiary of  Skafell Pike, often climbed from Seathwaite to include summits of Great End and Ill Crag

6) Skiddaw, 931m
Dominating the skyline around Keswick, this a popular mountain and the easiest 3000ft mountain to climb in England

7 ) Great End, 910m
Northerly mountain in Skafell chain covered in large boulders. The imposing north face can be climbed by experienced walkers from Seathwaite

8) Bowfell, 902m
Pyramid shaped mountain in southern Lakeland fells. The classic route starts from  Langdale and includes Crinkle crags

9) Great Gable, 899m
Steeped in climbing history due to the first ascent of Napes Needle in 1886. The most popular route is from Seathwaite, the historic route is from Wasdale. There is a plaque on the summit in memory of the members of the Fell and Rock Club who were killed in the first world war

10) Cross Fell, 893m
The only mountain in the top 10 outside of the Lake District, the most popular route follows the Pennine way

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