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High Seat (Ashness Fell)
608m (1995ft)

The Central Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England

The summit of High Seat (Ashness Fell) is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.


Record High Seat (Ashness Fell) as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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Wainwright
(No. 130)

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English Dewey
3rd highest in England,
5th in England & Wales

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English Trig Point (Pillar)

Walk High Seat (Ashness Fell) walking UK Mountains in The Central Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria, England

High Seat (Ashness Fell) Summit

Photo: Ron Anderson

You can find High Seat (Ashness Fell) & 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):

OL4 The English Lakes - North Western area


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

89 West Cumbria, Cockermouth & Wast Water


90 Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside


See High Seat (Ashness Fell) and the surrounding tops on our free-to-access 'Google Style' Peak Bagging Maps:

See High Seat (Ashness Fell) 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!


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You can walk to the top of High Seat (Ashness Fell) by using either of these 2 easy‑to‑follow route maps:
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Walk c318 High Seat and Bleaberry Fell from Armboth

Good views of Thirlmere - can be boggy

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 8.5ml (13.5km)
Ascent:2,368ft (722m)
Time:5½ hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 6 Icon (Moderate)
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Walk c296 High Seat and Bleaberry Fell from Keswick

Fine views of Keswick, Derwent Water and that famous bridge

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 9.5ml (15km)
Ascent:2,257ft (688m)
Time:5½ hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 6 Icon (Moderate)

Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited High Seat (Ashness Fell) Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged High Seat (Ashness Fell)

Caroline Winter walked up High Seat (Ashness Fell) on November 12th, 2024 [from/via/route] Ashness bridge, Walla crag, Bleaberry fell, High Seat [with] Yusef [weather] Warm, excellent views - More muddy under foot than expected. Coming down, seemed to deviate off the track & descended tricky wet rocky section.

Kate Peacock climbed High Seat (Ashness Fell) on February 10th, 2024 [from/via/route] From the caravan site layby [with] Sheila, Amber & Skye [weather] Dry other than one shower, foggy at times which lifted to a beautiful sunny walk back, no winds - Boggy boggy boggy

Chris Mcmanus bagged High Seat (Ashness Fell) on August 24th, 2023 [from/via/route] 2nd Wainwright walk - 5 peaks [with] Joanne & Julie [weather] Sunny & misty - boggy & pathways hard to find

Dan Collins hiked High Seat (Ashness Fell) on July 30th, 2023 [from/via/route] As part of c318 walk [with] Family (just the lads) [weather] Overcast & rainy - Very boggy & marshy on the top ridge. My right leg vanished into a bog at one point, much to the amusement of the kids. Descent from Raven crag is steep, & generally the main part of the walk was hard to navigate with limited pathways (I assume partly based on the extent of rain recently)

Charlotte Hewson summited High Seat (Ashness Fell) on June 3rd, 2023 [from/via/route] The base of raven cragg, Thirlmere, along the lake [with] Rosie [weather] Sunny! - Quick paddle in Thirlmere after

Iain Jones conquered High Seat (Ashness Fell) on March 18th, 2023 [from/via/route] Great Wood, Borrowdale

Geoff Hand scaled High Seat (Ashness Fell) on March 1st, 2023 [from/via/route] Parked on the verge of the A591 at the North End of Thirlmere. Crossed to the West of the res. after climbing Raven Crag went onto the moor & climbed to High Seat. [with] Richard Macilwaine and Tess [weather] Cloudy with frequent showers. cold wind - Walk should have started at Armboth but this is now inaccessible by road.

Christine Shepherd walked up High Seat (Ashness Fell) on October 4th, 2009 [from/via/route] Walk c318 from Armboth Climbed again 21-04-2021 Climbed for a third time on 03.12.2022 Glorious views & I even kept my feet dry thanks to the new paving over the bogs. [with] On my own [weather] Grey but fairly clear. - A very quiet day's walking over boggy ground but the views were good all day.

Ian Ashton climbed High Seat (Ashness Fell) on August 27th, 2022 [with] Jph [weather] Sunny

Vincent Clarke bagged High Seat (Ashness Fell) on August 17th, 2021 [from/via/route] Vince & Lil [with] lil [weather] sunny / mild

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of High Seat (Ashness Fell)

High Tove summit with High Seat (Ashness Fell) beyond

High Tove summit with High Seat (Ashness Fell) beyond

Photo: Jack Jones (3)

Sunset on Helvellyn, Fairfield (centre) and Seat Sandal from High Seat (Ashness Fell)

Sunset on Helvellyn, Fairfield (centre) and Seat Sandal from High Seat (Ashness Fell)

Photo: Chris Haselden (30)

Cat Bells (Catbells), Derwent Water with Bleaberry Fell & High Seat (Ashness Fell) from Scar Crags

Cat Bells (Catbells), Derwent Water with Bleaberry Fell & High Seat (Ashness Fell) from Scar Crags

Photo: Perry Biggs (3)

High Seat (Ashness Fell) from High Tove

High Seat (Ashness Fell) from High Tove

Photo: Stephen Collins (85)

Crummock Water and Skiddaw from High Seat (Ashness Fell)

Crummock Water and Skiddaw from High Seat (Ashness Fell)

Photo: Martin Robinson (1)

High Seat (Ashness Fell) summit trig point

High Seat (Ashness Fell) summit trig point

Photo: Christine Shepherd (897)

Watendlath & Watendlath Tarn with High Seat (Ashness Fell) beyond from the summit of Great Crag

Watendlath & Watendlath Tarn with High Seat (Ashness Fell) beyond from the summit of Great Crag

Photo: Stephen Collins (72)

High Tove and High Seat (Ashness Fell) from Armboth Fell summit

High Tove and High Seat (Ashness Fell) from Armboth Fell summit

Photo: David Hayter (183)

On High Seat (Ashness Fell)

On High Seat (Ashness Fell)

Photo: Ian Walmsley (2)

High Seat (Ashness Fell) Summit Cairn

High Seat (Ashness Fell) Summit Cairn

Photo: Ron Anderson (2)


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