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Bonscale Pike
524m (1720ft)

The Far Eastern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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Record Bonscale Pike as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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(No. 162)

Walk Bonscale Pike walking UK Mountains in The Far Eastern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria, England

Bonscale Pike Summit

Photo: Matt Delemare

You can find Bonscale Pike & all the walks that climb it on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

The Lake District National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL5 The English Lakes - North Eastern area


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Map (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

90 Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside


See Bonscale Pike and the surrounding tops on our free-to-access 'Google Style' Peak Bagging Maps:

See Bonscale Pike and the surrounding tops on our downloadable PDF Peak Bagging Maps:

NB: Whether you print off a copy on to paper or download it to your phone, these PDF Peak Baggers Maps will prove incredibly useful when your are up there on the tops and you cannot get a phone signal!


You can walk to the top of Bonscale Pike by using any of these 3 easy‑to‑follow route maps:
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Walk c134 Wether Hill and Loadpot Hill from Howtown

Fine views from less visited fells

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 7.5ml (12km)
Ascent:2,283ft (696m)
Time:5.25hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 6 Icon (Moderate)
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Walk c283 Arthur's Pike and Loadpot Hill from Howtown

One of the best views in the Lake District

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 8.5ml (13.5km)
Ascent:1,994ft (608m)
Time:5 hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 6 Icon (Moderate)
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Walk c112 Bonscale Pike and Wether Hill from Howtown

A big 'bag' full of Wainwrights

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 11.25ml (18km)
Ascent:2,736ft (834m)
Time:6.75hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 7 Icon (Hard)

Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Bonscale Pike Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Bonscale Pike

John Ramsbottom walked up Bonscale Pike on January 28th, 2024 [from/via/route] St Peters Church Howton [with] Lola [weather] Windy, but mild for time of year - No pub this time . Being good. Over night camp on Barton fell

Andrew Thornton climbed Bonscale Pike on August 8th, 2023 [from/via/route] Troutbeck [with] Jenny [weather] Overcast - Very steep at first. Long finish. Drink at the Howtown pub.

Jon Floyd bagged Bonscale Pike on July 26th, 2023 [weather] Clear day

Simon Myerscough hiked Bonscale Pike on July 21st, 2023 [from/via/route] C112 - Martindale Church [with] Joanne [weather] Drizzle to start with then clouds diminished & sun came out - no sun cream!!

Steve Lucas summited Bonscale Pike on November 27th, 2021 [with] On my own

Tim Winn conquered Bonscale Pike on March 24th, 2023 [from/via/route] Martindale church [with] Barry, Paul and Roger [weather] Sunny

Martin Hartshorne scaled Bonscale Pike on February 9th, 2023 [with] finley [weather] Blue skies & clouds clear on the top, freezing wind

Christine Shepherd walked up Bonscale Pike on March 19th, 2010 [from/via/route] Walked from Howtown using walk c112 [with] Jenny [weather] Changeable - Climbed again on a lovely day, 24.7.20 using the same route. I enjoy this route & it seemed a good one to do on a clear January day. 30.1.23

Ian Ashton climbed Bonscale Pike on January 28th, 2023 [from/via/route] With Jph [with] Solo [weather] Snow

Neil Heywood bagged Bonscale Pike on July 9th, 2022 [from/via/route] Howtown [with] logan Heywood [weather] Mixed

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Bonscale Pike

Howtown, Ullswater and Bonscale Pike from near Geordie's Crag

Howtown, Ullswater and Bonscale Pike from near Geordie's Crag

Photo: Matt Delemare (11)

Ullswater from Yew Crag (Gowbarrow Fell) with Arthur's Pike and Bonscale Pike beyond

Ullswater from Yew Crag (Gowbarrow Fell) with Arthur's Pike and Bonscale Pike beyond

Photo: Jamie Magee (10)

Waternook, Howtown and Ullswater with Bonscale Pike beyond from near Geordie's Crag

Waternook, Howtown and Ullswater with Bonscale Pike beyond from near Geordie's Crag

Photo: Matt Delemare (13)

*Ullswater from Bonscale Pike

*Ullswater from Bonscale Pike

Photo: Andy Malcolm (82)


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