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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)



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

Nick Dobson walked up on July 29th, 2014 [from/via/route] Dodd wood [with] Margaret, Amy, Paul, Ralph & Ruby [weather] sunny - 30th August 2020 Margaret Ralph & I completed Skiddaw for the 2nd time, this was after doing Bakestall, Ralph (the four legged one) refused to descend, insisting on continuing up the ridge to the top.

Tony Kenny climbed on April 1st, 2013 [with] Kitty

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

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

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

Richard Marchant conquered 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 scaled 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 walked up on June 18th, 2019 [from/via/route] Up from Skiddaw car park [with] Wife [weather] Great - Great Views at the top

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

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

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

Braithwaite from Dodd (Skiddaw)

Braithwaite from Dodd (Skiddaw)

Photo: Stephen Collins (13)

Skiddaw from Little Man (Skiddaw)

Skiddaw from Little Man (Skiddaw)

Photo: William Ringwood (10)

Skiddaw and Derwent Water (in distance) with Seathwaite Fell and Sprinkling Tarn (foreground) from Great End (Scafell Massif)

Skiddaw and Derwent Water (in distance) with Seathwaite Fell and Sprinkling Tarn (foreground) from Great End (Scafell Massif)

Photo: Stephen Dawson (10)

Skiddaw from Orthwaite

Skiddaw from Orthwaite

Photo: Andy Lyons (1)

On Skiddaw Summit

On Skiddaw Summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (457)

Skiddaw massif from Binsey

Skiddaw massif from Binsey

Photo: David Hayter (162)

Little Man (Skiddaw) and Skiddaw from Jenkin Hill

Little Man (Skiddaw) and Skiddaw from Jenkin Hill

Photo: William Ringwood (9)

Kesick with Skiddaw beyond from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Kesick with Skiddaw beyond from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Justine Dixon (1)

Skiddaw and Keswick from Skelgill Bank on the way to Cat Bells (Catbells)

Skiddaw and Keswick from Skelgill Bank on the way to Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Wayne Hill (89)

The rocky summit of Sale How (Skiddaw) in the snow with Bowscale Fell (left) and Blencathra or Saddleback with Sharp Edge clearly visible (right) on the horizon

The rocky summit of Sale How (Skiddaw) in the snow with Bowscale Fell (left) and Blencathra or Saddleback with Sharp Edge clearly visible (right) on the horizon

Photo: Mike Walker (301)


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