Reston Scar

Reston Scar is a fell in the Lake District of Cumbria, England. It overlooks the north side of Staveley village, and is listed among Alfred Wainwright's "Outlying Fells of Lakeland" guide. The summit offers good views of the Coniston Fells, the Sca Fells and the Langdale Pikes.

The main footpath up to the summit from Staveley passes to the south of Kemp Tarn, the largest of several ponds on the Scar. The summit is at 834 feet (254 m) and has a cairn. In his book The Outlying Fells of Lakeland, Wainwright describes the ascent of Reston Scar from Staveley and calls the fell "a fine place for a siesta on a sunny day".

Wainwright's The Outlying Fells of Lakeland
Chapters named
for single summits
  • Beacon Fell
  • Bigland Barrow
  • Black Combe
  • Blawith Knott
  • Boat How
  • Brant Fell
  • Burney
  • Caermote Hill
  • Carron Crag
  • Cartmel Fell
  • Caw
  • Claife Heights
  • Clints Crags
  • Cold Fell
  • Dunmallet
  • Dunnerdale Fells
  • Faulds Brow
  • Finsthwaite Heights
  • Hampsfell
  • Great Worm Crag
  • Green Quarter Fell
  • Gummer's How
  • Hesk Fell
  • Heughscar Hill
  • High Knott
  • Howes
  • Hugill Fell
  • Humphrey Head
  • Irton Pike
  • Knipescar Common
  • Latterbarrow
  • Muncaster Fell
  • Newton Fell
  • Orrest Head
  • Ponsonby Fell
  • Potter Fell
  • Reston Scar
  • School Knott
  • Scout Scar
  • Seat Robert
  • Stainton Pike
  • Staveley Fell
  • Stickle Pike
  • Top o'Selside
  • Walna Scar
  • Watch Hill
  • Whitbarrow
  • Whit Fell
  • Woodland Fell
Chapters named
for circuits, groups
and horseshoes
  • Bannisdale Horseshoe
  • Crookdale Horseshoe
  • Devoke Water, Circuit of
  • Flat Fell and Dent
  • Naddle Horseshoe
  • Wasdale Horseshoe
  • Wet Sleddale Horseshoe
Full list of Wainwrights by area

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