Cowan Head

Cowan Head is the 17003rd highest peak in the British Isles and the 3513th tallest in England


141.0 m (463 ft)


47.0 m (154 ft)

Survey method

Abney level


Outcrop with holly tree


  • Tump (100-199m)

Hill / mountain range

Lake District FE

Nearest town

Kendal, Cumbria

OS map sheets

OS25: 007N (The English Lakes)
OS50: 097 (Kendal & Morecambe, Windermere & Lancaster)

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