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Clough Head
726m (2383ft)

The Eastern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England

The summit of Clough Head is marked by a Trig Point.


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English Mountain
82nd highest in England,
142nd in England & Wales

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Wainwright
(No. 75)

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English Nuttall
103rd highest in England,
176th in England & Wales

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English Trig Point (Pillar)

Walk Clough Head walking UK Mountains in The Eastern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

Clough Head Summit

Photo: Peter Sykes

Clough Head is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL5
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)


OS Landranger Map 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)



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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Clough Head Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Clough Head

Richard Marchant walked up on September 16th, 2021 [from/via/route] I parked the car in St John's in the Vale and ascended Clough Head first via Wanthaite Bank from here carried on South along the ridge taking in Calfhow Pike, Great Dodd, Watson's Dodd, Stybarrow Dodd then down to Sticks Pass and up to Raise from here I back tracked down to Sticks Pass. I proceeded down to Stybeck Farm along the A591 and ascended High Rigg on the way back to the car. [with] By Myself. [weather] Light Cloud with a light Breeze to start with, then late morning the clouds broke and blessed with Sunny intervals - 6 Wainwrights Bagged today making my total to date climbed to 107 I have reached the halfway point today.

Clare Tait climbed on July 25th, 2021 [from/via/route] From High Row car park taking in Clough Head [with] Charlie [weather] Warm, blue sky, great walking weather. Perfect. - No 64 Wainwright. Stayed in Glenridding and set off early as had been advised parking is limited. Set off at 8. Perfect! No boggy ground as it had dried out, only soft grass until the old coach road which went on seemingly for ever. The horseflies were evil though and Charlie got three bites!

Julie Hill bagged on July 8th, 2021 [from/via/route] Dockray [with] Dave Hill & Isla [weather] Foggy

Richard Marshall hiked on June 6th, 2021 [from/via/route] Deepdale Round [with] Steve and Roxy [weather] Cloudy/Sunny warm

Claire Kirk summited on October 17th, 2020 [from/via/route] Red Moss Car Park [with] Phil [weather] Very cloudy. Cold and windy to start

Christine Shepherd conquered on October 27th, 2010 [from/via/route] I walked from Red Moss using walk c176. [with] On my own [weather] showery but bright - This was my second attempt to bag Clough Head. The first was aborted in mist. Didn't really enjoy the long walk in before the ascent; probably better with others to chat to. Climbed again on 31.07.20 on a gloriously sunny day using walk c239

Adrian Howard scaled on August 30th, 2013 [from/via/route] Hilltop farm, St John's in the Vale

David Butterfield walked up on November 24th, 2019 [from/via/route] Wanthwaite [weather] Mist

Stephen Batson climbed on September 14th, 2019 [from/via/route] High Row [with] Clare [weather] Sunny intervals

Jill Dean bagged on November 9th, 2019 [from/via/route] Dockray - with grez and dexter [with] Grez & dexter [weather] Fine but cold - Stayed at the royal at dockray

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Clough Head

The large cairn on White Fell (Clough Head)

The large cairn on White Fell (Clough Head)

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (16)

Clough Head summit trig point and wind break

Clough Head summit trig point and wind break

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (18)

Blencathra or Saddleback (left, in the distance) and Clough Head (right) above Legburthwaite from Raven Crag (Thirlmere)

Blencathra or Saddleback (left, in the distance) and Clough Head (right) above Legburthwaite from Raven Crag (Thirlmere)

Photo: Rob Barklamb (38)

Whiteless Pike, Wandhope, Eel Crag, Hobcarton Pike and Grizedale Pike - with Causey Pike, Barrow (Newlands) and Derwent Water in the foreground from Clough Head

Whiteless Pike, Wandhope, Eel Crag, Hobcarton Pike and Grizedale Pike - with Causey Pike, Barrow (Newlands) and Derwent Water in the foreground from Clough Head

Photo: Gerry Ball (25)

Clough Head and The Dodds from Blencathra (or Saddleback).

Clough Head and The Dodds from Blencathra (or Saddleback).

Photo: Liz Halpin (6)

Clough Head, Calfhow Pike, Great Dodd and Watson's Dodd from Castlerigg in the snow

Clough Head, Calfhow Pike, Great Dodd and Watson's Dodd from Castlerigg in the snow

Photo: Karen Clutton (1)

Clough Head from High Rigg

Clough Head from High Rigg

Photo: David Hayter (291)

Watson's Dodd, Great Dodd and Clough Head and Dockray from Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag)

Watson's Dodd, Great Dodd and Clough Head and Dockray from Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag)

Photo: Stephen Collins (40)

The North Western Fells (far left distance), Carl Side, Skiddaw and Lonscale Fell (centre left), Great Calva (centre) and Belncathra or Saddleback, Bannerdale Crags and Souther Fell (centre right) and the shoulder of Clough Head (far right) from the summit of High Rigg

The North Western Fells (far left distance), Carl Side, Skiddaw and Lonscale Fell (centre left), Great Calva (centre) and Belncathra or Saddleback, Bannerdale Crags and Souther Fell (centre right) and the shoulder of Clough Head (far right) from the summit of High Rigg

Photo: Peter Crumpler (3)

Clough Head from High Rigg

Clough Head from High Rigg

Photo: Mark Jolley (3)


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