Now on iPhone, iPod Touch, Android, Palm or Blackberry Stop Press! If you have an iPhone, iPod Touch, Android, Palm or Blackberry you can now use it to download and save Walk Route Maps with go4awalk Mobile. Here's how. Enter www.go4awalk.com into your iPhone, iPod Touch, Android, Palm or Blackberry's internet browser (e.g. Safari) and follow the on-screen links.


Walk route map c370 Scafell Pike from Seathwaite

A walk in The Lake District National Park, Cumbria, North West England

The 'easiest' way up England's highest mountain from Seathwaite

Walk Route Summary:
- Seathwaite, Stockley Bridge, Grains Gill, Ruddy Gill, Sprinkling Tarn, Esk Hause, Scafell Pike, Esk Hause, Grains Gill, Stockley Bridge, Seathwaite.

Vital Statistics for this Walk

Locate the start of this walk using Google Maps

Walk route map c370 Scafell Pike from Seathwaite Seathwaite, Stockley Bridge, Grains Gill, Ruddy Gill, Sprinkling Tarn, Esk Hause, Scafell Pike, Esk Hause, Grains Gill, Stockley Bridge, Seathwaite The Southern Fells,  The Lake District National Park,  Cumbria,  England

Esk Pike, Bow Fell (Bowfell), Gunson Knott , Crinkle Crags (Long Top) and Crinkle Crags (South Top) from Scafell Pike
Photo: Rob Barklamb

Meet new walking friends who want to walk with you in The Lake District National Park and/or Cumbria


Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

In good weather you can see mountains in Wales, Ireland, Scotland and the Isle of Man from the summit of Scafell Pike so try and go in on a clear day.

At an elevation of 832m (2,731ft), Broad Crag Tarn is the highest body of standing water in England. It can be found approximately 420 m south west of the summit of Scafell Pike.

Though Scafell Pike is usually pronounced 'Skar Fell Pyke', the Lake District locals pronounce it 'SKOR-fall Pyke' with the emphasis on the first syllable.

Scafell Pike means the highest point of 'The Pikes of Sca Fell'. This was the collective term for all the lumps and bumps on the top of the Sca Fell Massif (namely Sca Fell Pike, Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Broad Crag, Ill Crag and Great End) when it was donated to The National Trust by Lord Leconfield in 1919. Sca Fell Pike became Scafell Pike (without the space) due to an error by the Ordnance Survey and the name stuck.


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Scafell Pike at 978m (3210ft). Scafell Pike is the highest point in the county of Cumbria, the highest point in The Lake District National Park and the highest point in England. It was also the highest point in the old county of Cumberland. Scafell Pike is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (1st in England, 7th in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 1). Scafell Pike is also known as an English Nuttall (1st in England, 7th in England & Wales) and a Marilyn (1st in England, 136th in the UK).

Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
1
English
Mountain
Wainwright
1
Wainwright

1
English
Nuttall
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


For more walks, routes & maps near walk route c370 Scafell Pike from Seathwaite - see these interactive Ordnance Survey Walk Route Maps:

 OS Explorer OL4 and OL6 or  OS Landranger 89 or 90

See all the walk route maps that start in (or go through) Seathwaite

Search for more walks & routes within 5 | 10 | 15 miles of Seathwaite using Google Maps

See more walk route maps for great walks in The Lake District National Park

See more walk route maps for great walks in Cumbria


More Photos and Pictures from Walk c370 Scafell Pike from Seathwaite

In no particular order . . .

On a very wet Scafell Pike last summer (ha ha ha). Walk route map c370 Scafell Pike from Seathwaite photo

1. On a very wet Scafell Pike last summer (ha ha ha)
Photo: Mark Kelly (1)


The summit of Scafell Pike. Walk route map c370 Scafell Pike from Seathwaite photo

2. The summit of Scafell Pike
Photo: Vic Lewis (1)


Me and my wife Sue at the summit of Scafell Pike. Walk route map c370 Scafell Pike from Seathwaite photo

3. Me and my wife Sue at the summit of Scafell Pike
Photo: Billy Wright (1)


On the top of Scafell Pike. Walk route map c370 Scafell Pike from Seathwaite photo

4. On the top of Scafell Pike
Photo: Graeme Stephenson (2)


Relaxing on Scafell Pike summit. Walk route map c370 Scafell Pike from Seathwaite photo

5. Relaxing on Scafell Pike summit
Photo: Steven Robinson (5)


Scafell Pike (far left), Ill Crag and the shoulder of Great End (far right) from Esk Hause. Walk route map c370 Scafell Pike from Seathwaite photo

6. Scafell Pike (far left), Ill Crag and the shoulder of Great End (far right) from Esk Hause
Photo: Alan Wainwright (187)


Ice on Scafell Pike. Walk route map c370 Scafell Pike from Seathwaite photo

7. Ice on Scafell Pike
Photo: Mick Fox (10)


Pete and Alison on the summit of Scafell Pike. Walk route map c370 Scafell Pike from Seathwaite photo

8. Pete and Alison on the summit of Scafell Pike
Photo: John Turner (5)


My son on his first boys mountain climb up Scafell Pike with his Dad and Grandad. Walk route map c370 Scafell Pike from Seathwaite photo

9. My son on his first boys mountain climb up Scafell Pike with his Dad and Grandad
Photo: Joanne Farman (2)


Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

10. *Great Gable (left) and Skiddaw (far distance) from Esk Hause
Photo: Wayne Hill (17)

(Click here to see this panorama in full)



. . . see all 66 walk photos from Walk c370 Scafell Pike from Seathwaite


Send us your photographs and pictures of your walks and hikes

To see your walk photographs and pictures as part of this collection, please send them as email attachments (configured for any computer) along with your name to:



and we shall do our best to publish them.

(Guide Resolution = 300dpi. At least = 400pixels (wide) x 300 pixels (high).)

Send us your walking and hiking photographs and pictures via Facebook

You can also submit photos via our Facebook Page.

NB. Please indicate where each photo was taken.


Email the details of walk route map c370 Scafell Pike from Seathwaite to a friend.

To go back to the previous page - use your Back Button


Do not miss our pick of the Best Walks in Britain

Bookmark/Share this page with:

 Walk Route Map c370 Scafell Pike from SeathwaiteDelecious |  Walk Route Map c370 Scafell Pike from SeathwaiteDigg |  Walk Route Map c370 Scafell Pike from SeathwaiteFacebook |  Walk Route Map c370 Scafell Pike from Seathwaitereddit |  Walk Route Map c370 Scafell Pike from SeathwaiteStumbleUpon |  Walk Route Map c370 Scafell Pike from SeathwaiteTwitter

Log On/Off

Follow go4awalk.com on Twitter Follow go4awalk.com on Facebook





Find new Friends to go walking with
Walk all 214 Wainwrights in just 59 Walks. Download GPS Waypoints - Great Walks you must not miss!
Walk The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge Walk - All the Latest Route Information, GPS Waypoints and Split Times to keep you on Schedule
Walk The British Three Peaks Challenge Walk - All the Latest Route Information and GPS Waypoints
See our pick of The Best Walks in The Lake District - Great Walks you must not miss!
Walk our pick of the Best Lake District Ridge Walks - Great Walks you must not miss!
Walk our pick of the Best Lake District Walks to do in the rain - Great Walks you must not miss!
Walk our pick of The Best Walks in Snowdonia - Great Walks you must not miss!
Walk our pick of The Best Ridge Walks in Wales - Walks you must not miss!
Walk our pick of The Best Walks in The Brecon Beacons - Great Walks you must not miss!
Walk our pick of The Best Walks in The Yorkshire Dales - Walks you must not miss!
Walk our pick of The Best Walks in The Peak District - Walks you must not miss!
Walk our pick of The Best Walks in The Forest of Bowland - Walks you must not miss!
Walk our pick of The Best Walks in Shropshire - Walks you must not miss!
Walk our pick of The Best Walks in Cheshire - Walks you must not miss!
Walk our pick of The Best Walks in Lancashire - Walks you must not miss!
Not sure where to walk next? Try Peak Bagging - Great Walks you must not miss!
Not sure where to walk next? Walk part of a National Trail - Great Walks you must not miss!
Walks with Downloadable and Uploadable GPS Waypoint Data
Walking Kit Gear Tested by Walkers

Walking Gear Tested by Walkers
Full Site Search
Do not miss our pick of the Best Walks in Britain