Guide to England's hills & mountains

High Guards

High Guards is the 17152nd highest peak in the British Isles and the 3561st tallest in England


137.0 m (449 ft)


49.0 m (161 ft)

Survey method

Abney level


Grass mound amongst fallen trees


  • Tump (100-199m)

Hill / mountain range

Lake District S

Nearest town

Ambleside, Cumbria

OS map sheets

OS25: 006N (The English Lakes)
OS25: 007N (The English Lakes)
OS50: 096 (Barrow-in-Furness & South Lakeland)
OS50: 097 (Kendal & Morecambe, Windermere & Lancaster)

Notes & comments

Grassy hump c70m NW is lower