Guide to England's hills & mountains

Cowan Head

Cowan Head is the 17004th highest peak in the British Isles and the 3513th tallest in England

Elevation

141.0 m (463 ft)

Prominence

47.0 m (154 ft)

Survey method

Abney level

Features

Outcrop with holly tree

Category

  • Tump (100-199m)

Hill / mountain range

Lake District FE

Nearest town

Kendal, Cumbria

Notes & comments

Outcrop 40m SE at SD 48756 97287 is 30cm lower, outcrop 125m WSW at SD 48604 97283 is 1m lower; outcrop 95m WSW at SD 48639 97272 is lower still