Peak District

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointKinder Scout (636 m/2087 ft)
CountriesUnited Kingdom
Area10,896 sq km / 4,207 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent133 km / 83 mi North-South
139 km / 86 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long53° 10' N; 1° 43' W
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Map of Peak District
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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 Peak District.
PenninesLevel 5 (Parent)
         Cheviot HillsLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Northern PenninesLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Central PenninesLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Lancashire PenninesLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Peak DistrictLevel 6

Major Peaks of the Peak District

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange6
1.Kinder Scout6362087Peak District
2.Kinder Low6332077Peak District
3.Bleaklow Head6332077Peak District
4.Higher Shelf Stones6212037Peak District
5.Ashop Head6001969Peak District
6.Black Hill5821909Peak District
7.Brown Knoll5691867Peak District
8.Shining Tor5591834Peak District
9.Howden Edge550+1804+Peak District
10.Lords Seat5501804Peak District
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 Peak District

Kinder Scout
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Topping out a large snow drift (2013-03-25). Photo by Mark Hyland.
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Higger Tor
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Higger Tor (2015-03-04). Photo by Szaniszló Uherkovich.
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Thorpe Cloud
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Thorpe Cloud (2019-05-11). Photo by Lukasz Macuga.
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