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Kentmere Pike
730m (2396ft)

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


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The summit of Kentmere Pike is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.


Record Kentmere Pike as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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English Mountain
80th highest in England,
138th in England & Wales

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Wainwright
(No. 72)

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English Nuttall
101st highest in England,
172nd in England & Wales

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English Trig Point (Pillar)

You can find Kentmere 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):

OL7 The English Lakes - South Eastern area


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

90 Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside


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

See Kentmere 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 Kentmere Pike by using either of these 2 easy‑to‑follow route maps:
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Walk c204 The Longsleddale Horizon from Stockdale

Superb mountain walk

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 10.5ml (17km)
Ascent:3,417ft (1,041m)
Time:7.25hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 7 Icon (Hard)
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Walk c257 The Kentmere Skyline from Kentmere

A classic lakeland horseshoe walk

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 11.5ml (18.5km)
Ascent:3,378ft (1,030m)
Time:7½ hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 7 Icon (Hard)

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

Martyn Howarth walked up Kentmere Pike 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!

Christine Shepherd climbed Kentmere Pike on March 15th, 2009 [from/via/route] I walked from Stockdale using walk c204 'The Longsleddale Horizon' [with] On my own [weather] Dry but rather overcast. - Climbed again using the same route in similar conditions on 16.7.20 Summitted Kentmere Pike again on 6.3.22 as part of The Kentmere Skyline. Finally did walk c204 in sunshine on 24.5.23 Such much easier when you can see the paths & the ground is dry.

Richard Fulcher bagged Kentmere Pike on April 18th, 2023 [from/via/route] No parking spaces in Kentmere! Parked off road (almost in a ditch, next to farm track). Set off up to the Garburn Pass, turning right at Garburn Nook & then walked up to Yoke. From Yoke we walked around the Kentmere Horseshoe & completed Ill Bell, Froswick, Mardale Ill Bell, Kentmere Pike & Shipman Knotts. We descended via an old shepherds path passing 3 derelict buildings (shepherds huts?) & then walked along the roads back to the car. 12.14 miles. [with] Jen [weather] Sunny, blue skies, very windy in exposed places.. gusts of 30 to 40 mph. Visibility was okay but hazy. - Tiring because of the distance & total ascent of 3,500 feet.

Ian Ashton hiked Kentmere Pike on April 7th, 2023 [with] Solo

Paul Macey summited Kentmere Pike on July 24th, 2018 [from/via/route] From Brothers Water using walks c251 & c204

Angeline Grieveson conquered Kentmere Pike on November 27th, 2022 [with] Dotty

Sarah Moore scaled Kentmere Pike on August 6th, 2022 [from/via/route] c204 [with] On my own [weather] Great day for it - cool & windy but views for miles

Adrian Howard walked up Kentmere Pike on July 20th, 2022 [from/via/route] From Sadgill, Gatesgarth pass up to Harter fell, across to Kentmere Pike then Goat Scar onto Shipman Knotts then back down to Sadgill.

Richard Marchant climbed Kentmere Pike on April 17th, 2022 [from/via/route] Parked at Sadgill walked down the road to Stockdale Bridge & followed a path Ne up to Great Howe & Brock Crag. from here I proceeded up to Grey Crag then on to Harrop Pike before turning Westward & on to Tarn Crag. From here I walked across to Banstree then down & up on to Harter Fell. Ridged walked around to Kentmere Pike down to Shipman Knott & eventually back to the car. [with] On my own [weather] Dry Day with Hazy views early doors but did become sunny & clear in the afternoon

Jonathan Bevan bagged Kentmere Pike on July 18th, 2004 [with] Dave Hume

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

Froswick and Thronthwaite Crag beyond Kentmere Reservoir from Kentmere Pike

Froswick and Thronthwaite Crag beyond Kentmere Reservoir from Kentmere Pike

Photo: Ian Gaylard (1)

The Kentmere Horseshoe (Yoke, Ill Bell, Froswick, Thornthwaite Crag, Kentmere Pike and Shipman Knotts) from Hollow Moor

The Kentmere Horseshoe (Yoke, Ill Bell, Froswick, Thornthwaite Crag, Kentmere Pike and Shipman Knotts) from Hollow Moor

Photo: Andy Malcolm (183)

Harter Fell from near Kentmere Pike

Harter Fell from near Kentmere Pike

Photo: Ian Gaylard (2)

Harter Fell (Kentmere), Kentmere Pike and Shipman Knotts from Hall Wood in the Kentmere Valley

Harter Fell (Kentmere), Kentmere Pike and Shipman Knotts from Hall Wood in the Kentmere Valley

Photo: Dave Wainwright (34)

Kentmere Reservoir from Kentmere Pike

Kentmere Reservoir from Kentmere Pike

Photo: Ian Gaylard (4)

Ill Bell and Froswick from Kentmere Pike

Ill Bell and Froswick from Kentmere Pike

Photo: William Ringwood (37)


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