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Skiddaw
931m (3056ft)

The Northern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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English Mountain
6th highest in England,
17th in England & Wales

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English Nuttall
7th highest in England,
19th in England & Wales

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English Marilyn
3rd highest in England,
189th in Great Britain

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Walk Skiddaw walking UK Mountains in The Northern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

Skiddaw Summit

Photo: Richard Nicholls

Skiddaw is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL4
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)


OS Landranger Maps 89 & 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)



Skiddaw is on Peak Bagging Map & Hill Tick List:

*Version marked with the walk routes you need to follow to Walk all 214 Wainwrights in just 59 walks.

You can walk to the top of Skiddaw by using any of these 6 easy to follow route maps:








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

Gill Bates walked up on June 21st, 2016 [from/via/route] from Latrigg Car Park

James Brocken climbed on August 25th, 2019 [weather] Sunny

Jamie Bryan bagged on July 3rd, 2019 [weather] Sunny

Richard Marchant hiked on June 1st, 2009 [from/via/route] We parked at the small car parking spaces near the top of Latrigg. The boys were young so it reduced the climb up to Skiddaw and made sure we all enjoyed it. From the car it was basically an up and down walk on the main tourist path up to Little Man and on to Skiddaw and back down. Great views and an awesome day out. [with] Alison my wife and my two boys James and Thomas [weather] A fine day with not wind wall to wall sunshine - The ascent of Skiddaw was taken during a weeks holiday in the Lakes with Alison and the boys. We stayed at the White Cross Caravan site in between Windermere and Ambleside in a log cabin. A great holiday and lovely memories.

Stephen Reader summited on July 3rd, 2019 [from/via/route] the tourist route from the car parj [with] Bev & Afia [weather] Glorious sunshine. - Views to die for across the lakes, into Scotland and the Isle of Man

Geoffrey Robertshaw conquered on June 18th, 2019 [from/via/route] Up from Skiddaw car park [with] Wife [weather] Great - Great Views at the top

Richard Marshall scaled on May 19th, 2019 [from/via/route] C273 Skiddaw [with] Bo and Andy P [weather] Cloudy/sunny. Fog on Skiddaw

Mark Heybourne walked up on May 12th, 2019 [from/via/route] Longside Edge [with] David Lee [weather] sunny

Liz Sheerin climbed on February 15th, 2013 [from/via/route] Keswick [with] Neil

Lucy Perchard bagged on September 24th, 2018 [from/via/route] Caught bus from Keswick to Ravenstone Manor then climbed to Skiddaw via the Ullock Pike, Long Side and Carl Side before descending back to Keswick via Skiddaw Little Man and Lonscale Fell [with] Tony [weather] Low cloud covered Skiddaw but this lifted once we reached Carl Side so plan A to climb to Skiddaw was a goer (plan B to descend to Dodd if Skiddaw was still in cloud). Showers towards the end of the walk. - A great linear walk

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Skiddaw

Ashness Bridge with Skiddaw in the background

Ashness Bridge with Skiddaw in the background

Photo: William Ingram (2)

Family on top of Dodd (Skiddaw) with Ullock Pike, Longside Edge and Carl Side behind

Family on top of Dodd (Skiddaw) with Ullock Pike, Longside Edge and Carl Side behind

Photo: Stephen Ellaby (2)

Causey Pike (left), Bassenthwaite Lake, Newlands, Swinside, Cat Bells (Catbells) (centre), Derwent Water, Skiddaw , Blencathra and Walla Crag (far right) from Maiden Moor

Causey Pike (left), Bassenthwaite Lake, Newlands, Swinside, Cat Bells (Catbells) (centre), Derwent Water, Skiddaw , Blencathra and Walla Crag (far right) from Maiden Moor

Photo: Steve Truwick (3)

On the summit of Dodd (Skiddaw) on Easter Monday, 2013

On the summit of Dodd (Skiddaw) on Easter Monday, 2013

Photo: Sean Ryan (1)

Bakestall from the Cumbria Way, Back O' Skiddaw

Bakestall from the Cumbria Way, Back O' Skiddaw

Photo: Mike Walker (314)

Looking up to Skiddaw from Whitewater Dash

Looking up to Skiddaw from Whitewater Dash

Photo: William Ringwood (74)

On Skiddaw Summit

On Skiddaw Summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (457)

Skiddaw from Ling How

Skiddaw from Ling How

Photo: Colin Jenkins (1)

Crummock Water and Skiddaw from High Seat (Ashness Fell)

Crummock Water and Skiddaw from High Seat (Ashness Fell)

Photo: Martin Robinson (1)

Lonscale Fell, Burnt Horse and Skiddaw Little Man from Atkinson Pike

Lonscale Fell, Burnt Horse and Skiddaw Little Man from Atkinson Pike

Photo: Andy Malcolm (148)


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