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High Street
828m (2717ft)

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

The summit of High Street is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.


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English Mountain
32nd highest in England,
61st in England & Wales

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Wainwright
(No. 25)

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English Nuttall
38th highest in England,
70th in England & Wales

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English Marilyn
11th highest in England,
345th highest in Great Britain

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English Trig Point (Pillar)

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

High Street Summit

Photo: William Ringwood

You can find High Street & 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 High Street and the surrounding tops on our free-to-access 'Google Style' Peak Bagging Maps:

See High Street 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 Street by using any of these 7 easy‑to‑follow route maps:
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Walk c341 High Street via Rough Crag (Riggindale) from Mardale Head

An easy scramble to unsurpassed views

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 6ml (9.5km)
Ascent:2,202ft (671m)
Time:4½ hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 5 Icon (Moderate)
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Walk c276 High Street and Harter Fell from Mardale Head

An easy scramble to unsurpassed views

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 7.25ml (11.5km)
Ascent:2,745ft (837m)
Time:5½ hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 7 Icon (Hard)
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Walk c362 Branstree and High Street from Mardale Head

Stunning Haweswater

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 11.25ml (18km)
Ascent:3,436ft (1,047m)
Time:7½ hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 7 Icon (Hard)
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Walk c128 The Hayswater Round from Hartsop

Popular mountain walk

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 11.25ml (18km)
Ascent:3,843ft (1,171m)
Time:8 hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 8 Icon (Hard)
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Walk c251 The Mardale Head Horizon from Mardale Head

Stunning Haweswater

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 12.5ml (20km)
Ascent:3,814ft (1,162m)
Time:8½ hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 8 Icon (Hard)
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Walk c272 High Street and Angletarn Pikes from Brothers Water

Fantastic high level ridge walk

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 12.5ml (20km)
Ascent:3,889ft (1,185m)
Time:8½ hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 8 Icon (Hard)
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Walk c114 High Street from Mardale Head

Superb high level route with great views

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 14.5ml (23km)
Ascent:3,364ft (1,025m)
Time:8½ hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 8 Icon (Hard)

Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited High Street Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged High Street

Martin Hartshorne walked up High Street on June 21st, 2024 [from/via/route] Mardale head [with] finley [weather] Sunshine then clouded over. Windy & cool higher up

Claire Kirk climbed High Street on December 26th, 2023 [from/via/route] Cow Bridge car park [with] Sarah and Leigh [weather] Cold but fine. Slight snow flurry

Martyn Howarth bagged High Street on August 15th, 2023 [from/via/route] From Kentmere Institute, as part of the Kentmere Horseshoe. [with] Tilly Howarth. [weather] Gorgeous August day, after some dreadful weather the days before! - Tough 14.5 mile walk - 3600ft of ascent! Brilliant effort by 14 yr old Tilly!

Paul Macey hiked High Street on July 24th, 2018 [from/via/route] From Brothers Water using walks c251 & c204

Adrian Howard summited High Street on June 12th, 2023 [from/via/route] From Mardale Head - Small water - Nan Bield Pass - Mardale Ill Bell - High Street - Kidsty Pike - kidsty Howes - Mardale Head

Angeline Grieveson conquered High Street on December 3rd, 2022 [with] Dotty & Paul

Martyn Atherton scaled High Street on June 18th, 2022 [from/via/route] c362 Selside Pike, Branstree (Artlecrag pike), Harter Fell (Mardale), Mardale III Bell, Rough Crag (Riggendale) & High Street [with] Self [weather] Very Sunny & Warm - Fantastic Route 7 hrs

Christine Shepherd walked up High Street on January 28th, 2007 [from/via/route] I have walked from the village of Hartsop, from Kentmere & from Mardale Head [with] On my own [weather] Cold, clear but very, very windy - This was an exciting walk. There was snow & ice on the fells but the real challenge came from the wind. Myself & other walkers that I met were finding it difficult to stand upright. I have visited this peak several times since; 12.4.07, 9.2.08 & in glorious sunshine 24.5.10. Climbed again with Jenny from Mardale Head 7.9.19. Climbed as an extension to the Kentmere Horseshoe on 6.3.22 & after climbing Gray Crag on 20.04.22.

Ian Ashton climbed High Street on April 10th, 2022 [with] Jack Liam Wife

Simon Burgess bagged High Street on February 27th, 2022 [from/via/route] From Haweswater Harter Fell, Mardale Ill Bell, High Street, Kidsty Pike

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of High Street

*High Street, Blea Water, Rough Crag (Riggindale), Riggindale, Kidsty Pike and Haweswater Reservoir from The Rigg

*High Street, Blea Water, Rough Crag (Riggindale), Riggindale, Kidsty Pike and Haweswater Reservoir from The Rigg

Photo: Phillip Houlton (6)

Harter Fell (Mardale) (left), High Street, Kidsty Pike, High Raise (Mardale), Haweswater Reservoir and Selside Pike (far right) from Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)

Harter Fell (Mardale) (left), High Street, Kidsty Pike, High Raise (Mardale), Haweswater Reservoir and Selside Pike (far right) from Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)

Photo: A. Wainwright (37)

Hayeswater with the Fairfield and Helvellyn Ridges beyond from High Street

Hayeswater with the Fairfield and Helvellyn Ridges beyond from High Street

Photo: Andy Malcolm (22)

High Street summit Trig Point

High Street summit Trig Point

Photo: Christine Shepherd (518)

*Snow on Hayeswater from High Street

*Snow on Hayeswater from High Street

Photo: Richard Nicholls (62)

Mardale Ill Bell, High Street and Rough Crag (Riggindale) above Blea Tarn from Nan Bield Pass

Mardale Ill Bell, High Street and Rough Crag (Riggindale) above Blea Tarn from Nan Bield Pass

Photo: Matt Delemare (9)

Mardale Ill Bell and High Street from Harter Fell (Mardale)

Mardale Ill Bell and High Street from Harter Fell (Mardale)

Photo: William Ringwood (52)

The Rigg with Rough Crag (Riggindale) and High Street beyond from near Rowantreethwaite Beck, Haweswater Reservoir

The Rigg with Rough Crag (Riggindale) and High Street beyond from near Rowantreethwaite Beck, Haweswater Reservoir

Photo: Alan Stancombe (5)

Harter Fell (Mardale) (left) and High Street from Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)

Harter Fell (Mardale) (left) and High Street from Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)

Photo: A. Wainwright (35)

Mardale Beck and High Street from Mardale Head, Haweswater Reservoir

Mardale Beck and High Street from Mardale Head, Haweswater Reservoir

Photo: Phillip Houlton (1)

Harter Fell (Mardale) (far left), Nan Bield Pass, Rough Crag, Riggindale Crag, High Street, Kidsty Pike, High Raise (Mardale) Wether Hill and Wether Hill (South Top) from the cairn marking the high point on the Old Corpse Road (Haweswater)

Harter Fell (Mardale) (far left), Nan Bield Pass, Rough Crag, Riggindale Crag, High Street, Kidsty Pike, High Raise (Mardale) Wether Hill and Wether Hill (South Top) from the cairn marking the high point on the Old Corpse Road (Haweswater)

Photo: Robert Hall (65)

*Hayeswater with the Fairfield and Helvellyn Ridges beyond from High Street

*Hayeswater with the Fairfield and Helvellyn Ridges beyond from High Street

Photo: Andy Malcolm (25)

Blea Water with mist still shrouding High Street beyond from Rough Crag (Riggindale) summit in the snow

Blea Water with mist still shrouding High Street beyond from Rough Crag (Riggindale) summit in the snow

Photo: Tim Hope (85)

A distant Lake Windermere from the summit of High Street in the snow

A distant Lake Windermere from the summit of High Street in the snow

Photo: Tim Hope (90)

Rough Crag beyond Blea Water from  above Blea Water Crag between High Street and Mardale Ill Bell

Rough Crag beyond Blea Water from above Blea Water Crag between High Street and Mardale Ill Bell

Photo: Andy Malcolm (233)

High Street, The Rigg and Rough Crag (Riggindale) across Haweswater Reservoir

High Street, The Rigg and Rough Crag (Riggindale) across Haweswater Reservoir

Photo: Phillip Houlton (22)

Blea Water from High Street

Blea Water from High Street

Photo: William Ringwood (49)

*Snow on Gray Crag (Hayeswater) from High Street

*Snow on Gray Crag (Hayeswater) from High Street

Photo: Richard Nicholls (61)

Snow on High Street from Haweswater Reservoir

Snow on High Street from Haweswater Reservoir

Photo: Peter Marsh (1)

High Street Summit

High Street Summit

Photo: William Ringwood (29)


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