Guide to England's hills & mountains

High Scarth

High Scarth - Cumbria
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High Scarth is the 6399th highest peak in the British Isles and the 733rd tallest in England


487.0 m (1598 ft)


25.0 m (82 ft)

Survey method

Abney level


Cairn on rock


  • Birkett
  • Synge

Hill / mountain range

Lake District S

Nearest town

Keswick, Cumbria

OS map sheets

OS25: 006N (The English Lakes)
OS50: 089 (West Cumbria, Cockermouth & Wast Water)
OS50: 090 (Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside)