Guide to England's hills & mountains

The Benn

The Benn - Cumbria
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The Benn is the 7424th highest peak in the British Isles and the 885th tallest in England

Also known as

Sippling Crag


446.0 m (1463 ft)


55.0 m (180 ft)

Survey method

Obvious summit


Turf on rock


  • Tump (400-499m)
  • Birkett
  • Synge

Hill / mountain range

Lake District C

Nearest town

Keswick, Cumbria

OS map sheets

OS25: 004S (The English Lakes)
OS25: 005S (The English Lakes)
OS50: 090 (Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside)