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Red Screes
776m (2547ft)

The Eastern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England

The summit of Red Screes is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.


Record Red Screes as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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English Mountain
56th highest in England,
98th in England & Wales

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Wainwright
(No. 49)

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English Nuttall
68th highest in England,
120th in England & Wales

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English Marilyn
18th highest in England,
437th highest in Great Britain

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English Trig Point (Pillar)

Walk Red Screes walking UK Mountains in The Eastern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

Red Screes Summit

Photo: Chris Pearson

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

See Red Screes 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 Red Screes by using any of these 7 easy to follow route maps:

Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Red Screes Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Red Screes

John Ramsbottom walked up on October 24th, 2022 [from/via/route] walk c351 [with] Lola/ Skratch [weather] dry/ windy

Christine Shepherd climbed on September 30th, 2007 [from/via/route] We climbed this fell using walk c230 but as Red Screes was the main target we did it in reverse! Climbed again from the Kirkstone Inn on 31.07.21 Enjoyed the climb from Kirkstone Inn again on 4.6.22 [with] My friend Miriam [weather] Lovely Autumn sunshine. - Climbed this again using part of walk c305 after bagging Middle Dodd on 1.9.10. I had bagged Lingmell in the morning!)

Steve Cookson bagged on April 21st, 2022 [from/via/route] C351 from Brothers Water. [with] Gillie [weather] Sunny but windy.

Ian Ashton hiked on April 2nd, 2022 [with] Solo

Martin Hartshorne summited on March 21st, 2022 [with] finley [weather] Clear breeze cold on top

Geoff Hand conquered on February 9th, 2022 [from/via/route] Walk c351 Red Screes & Little Hart Crag from Cow Bridge, Brothers Water. [with] Alone with Tess [weather] Broken cloud & sun, Windy on top, getting clearer as day went on. - Cold day but great views. Not many people about. Nice little walk.

Richard Marchant scaled on July 18th, 2021 [from/via/route] Started from Ambleside's main car park & then basically walked the Scandale Horseshoe heading North up Low Pike, High Pike on to Dove Crag. Then traversed across to Little Hart Crag & ascended Red Screes & returned to Ambleside heading south along the ridge. [with] Just myself [weather] Dry & fine weather.

Charlotte Hewson walked up on July 13th, 2021 [from/via/route] Parked at brothers water, up middle Dodd, on to red screes, then little hart cragg & finally high hartsop dodd then back to the car. [with] Emma [weather] Sunny & a bit cloudy - Dog struggled, was little shade & hard going but planes flew over which was cool!

Jeremy Torrance climbed on June 30th, 2021 [from/via/route] Cow Bridge [with] Duncan and Johann [weather] Glorious. Hot, hot, hot.

Mark Hazelton bagged on April 19th, 2021 [from/via/route] Walked route c351 Starting out from Sykeside camping site took in the four Wainwright's on the route. [with] Family and Pepper [weather] Lovely sunny spring day - Must remember the sun cream next time as we got roasted

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Red Screes

Froswick (right) and Red Screes (back) from Ill Bell

Froswick (right) and Red Screes (back) from Ill Bell

Photo: Matt Delemare (4)

Ullswater and Great Mell from Red Screes

Ullswater and Great Mell from Red Screes

Photo: David Hayter (66)

*Baystones (Wansfell) in the foreground with Red Screes (left), Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor), Thornthwaite Crag and the Froswick, Ill Bell, Yoke ridge silhouetted on the skyline from Wansfell Pike

*Baystones (Wansfell) in the foreground with Red Screes (left), Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor), Thornthwaite Crag and the Froswick, Ill Bell, Yoke ridge silhouetted on the skyline from Wansfell Pike

Photo: Andy Malcolm (72)

Red Screes from Middle Dodd

Red Screes from Middle Dodd

Photo: Chris Pearson (9)

*The Kirkstone Pass from Red Screes

*The Kirkstone Pass from Red Screes

Photo: Chris Pearson (7)

*360 Degree Panorama from the summit of Red Screes

*360 Degree Panorama from the summit of Red Screes

Photo: Andy Malcolm (86)

Middle Dodd, Red Screes, Snarker Pike, the Scandale Valley and Lake Windermere from High Pike (Scandale)

Middle Dodd, Red Screes, Snarker Pike, the Scandale Valley and Lake Windermere from High Pike (Scandale)

Photo: Mike Walker (323)

Red Screes (left), Thornthwaite Crag, Froswick, Ill Bell and Yoke from Baystones (Wansfell)

Red Screes (left), Thornthwaite Crag, Froswick, Ill Bell and Yoke from Baystones (Wansfell)

Photo: Art Howe (1)

Middle Dodd and Brothers Water from Red Screes

Middle Dodd and Brothers Water from Red Screes

Photo: Chris Pearson (8)

Windermere and Morecambe Bay from Red Screes

Windermere and Morecambe Bay from Red Screes

Photo: David Hayter (65)

A Brocken Spectre (almost) with Red Screes beyond from the lower slopes of Yoke

A Brocken Spectre (almost) with Red Screes beyond from the lower slopes of Yoke

Photo: Paul Johnson (11)

Fairfield and Red Screes from Wansfell Pike

Fairfield and Red Screes from Wansfell Pike

Photo: Paul Johnson (4)

Red Screes from St Raven's Edge

Red Screes from St Raven's Edge

Photo: Christine Shepherd (619)

Middle Dodd with Place Fell, Angletarn Peaks and Hartsop Dodd beyond Brothers Water in the valley below from Red Screes

Middle Dodd with Place Fell, Angletarn Peaks and Hartsop Dodd beyond Brothers Water in the valley below from Red Screes

Photo: Andy Malcolm (85)

Morecambe Bay from Red Screes

Morecambe Bay from Red Screes

Photo: David Hayter (64)

Thornthwaite Crag (left), Hartsop Dodd and Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) (centre), Red Screes (right) and the shoulder of Hartsop above How (foreground) from Arnison Crag, Patterdale

Thornthwaite Crag (left), Hartsop Dodd and Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) (centre), Red Screes (right) and the shoulder of Hartsop above How (foreground) from Arnison Crag, Patterdale

Photo: Chris Brankin (6)

Cofa Pike and Fairfield from High Crag (Helvellyn) with Red Screes in the distance

Cofa Pike and Fairfield from High Crag (Helvellyn) with Red Screes in the distance

Photo: Alan Wainwright (42)


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