Guide to England's hills & mountains

Skiddaw

Skiddaw is the 553rd highest peak in the British Isles and the 7th tallest in England

Elevation

931.0 m (3054 ft)

Prominence

709.0 m (2326 ft)

Survey method

Obvious summit

Features

Rock 5m S of trig point between trig point and shelter

Category

Hill / mountain range

Lake District N

Nearest town

Keswick, Cumbria

OS map sheets

OS25: 004S (The English Lakes)
OS50: 089 (West Cumbria, Cockermouth & Wast Water)
OS50: 090 (Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside)

Notes & comments

Note Wainwright and Birkett describe trig point as summit