Northern Pennines

Range TypeGeographically-defined sub-range
Highest PointCross Fell (893 m/2930 ft)
CountriesUnited Kingdom
Area3,652 sq km / 1,410 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent57 km / 35 mi North-South
86 km / 53 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long54° 44' N; 2° 10' W
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Map of Northern Pennines
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Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Northern Pennines.
PenninesLevel 5 (Parent)
         Cheviot HillsLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Northern PenninesLevel 6
         Central PenninesLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Lancashire PenninesLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Peak DistrictLevel 6 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Northern Pennines

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange6
1.Cross Fell8932930Northern Pennines
2.Great Dun Fell8482782Northern Pennines
3.Little Dun Fell8422762Northern Pennines
4.Mickle Fell7902592Northern Pennines
5.Meldon Hill7672516Northern Pennines
6.Little Fell7482454Northern Pennines
7.Burnhope Seat7472451Northern Pennines
8.Harwood Common7182356Northern Pennines
9.Dead Stones7102329Northern Pennines
10.Melmerby Fell7092326Northern Pennines
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Northern Pennines

Burtree Fell
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The cairn at the summit (2022-11-25). Photo by Michael Hardman.
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