Central Pennines

Range TypeGeographically-defined sub-range
Highest PointWhernside (736 m/2415 ft)
CountriesUnited Kingdom
Area5,651 sq km / 2,182 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent98 km / 61 mi North-South
103 km / 64 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long54° 9' N; 1° 50' W
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Map of Central Pennines
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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 Central Pennines.
PenninesLevel 5 (Parent)
         Cheviot HillsLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Northern PenninesLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Central PenninesLevel 6
         Lancashire PenninesLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Peak DistrictLevel 6 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Central Pennines

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange6
1.Whernside7362415Central Pennines
2.Ingleborough7242375Central Pennines
3.Great Shunner Fell7162349Central Pennines
4.High Seat7092326Central Pennines
5.Wild Boar Fell7082323Central Pennines
6.Great Whernside7042310Central Pennines
7.Buckden Pike7022303Central Pennines
8.Archy Styrigg6952280Central Pennines
9.Pen-y-ghent6942277Central Pennines
10.Hugh Seat6892260Central 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 Central Pennines

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Pen-y-ghent View from Holme Farm, Horton-in-ribblesdale (2017-06-24). Photo by Mark Hyland.
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