Lake District

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointScafell Pike (978 m/3209 ft)
CountriesUnited Kingdom
Area4,663 sq km / 1,800 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent98 km / 61 mi North-South
70 km / 44 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long54° 30' N; 3° 6' W
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Map of Lake District
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Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Lake District.
England HillsLevel 4 (Parent)
         Lake DistrictLevel 5
         PenninesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Northeast England CoastLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Central England-East AngliaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Southeast EnglandLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Southwest England-Channel IslandsLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Lake District

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange6
1.Scafell Pike9783209 
3.Symonds Knott9593146 
5.Ill Crag9353068 
6.Broad Crag9343064 
8.Helvellyn-Lower Man9253035 
9.Great End9102986 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Lake District

Calf Crag
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Calf Crag from Gibson Knott (2014-11-05). Photo by Peter Stone.
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Helm Crag
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The summit block of Helm Crag, known as "The Lion and the Lamb", the most difficult of all the Wainwrights and the only one AW didn't complete (2014-11-05). Photo by Peter Stone.
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