List of highest points in the United Kingdom


List of highest points in the United Kingdom

The following is a list of selected highest points in the United Kingdom.

Countries

The highest point in Scotland (also the highest in Britain) is Ben Nevis, standing at 1344 metres.

The highest points in England and Wales are, respectively, Scafell Pike (978 metres) and Snowdon (1085 metres).

The highest point in Northern Ireland is Slieve Donard in the Mourne Mountains at 850 metres

Counties

See List of English counties by highest point for tops of the metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties, and List of historic counties of England and Wales by highest point for historic county tops.

Hill ranges in England

* Lake District - Scafell Pike at 978 metres
* Pennines - Cross Fell, Cumbria, at 893 metres
* Black Mountains (within England) - Black Mountain, at 703 metres
* Dartmoor - High Willhays at 621 metres
* Shropshire Hills - Brown Clee Hill at 540 metres
* Exmoor - Dunkery Beacon at 519 metres
* Malvern Hills - Worcestershire Beacon at 425 metres
* North York Moors - Round Hill at 424 metres
* Bodmin Moor - Brown Willy at 420 metres
* Quantocks - Will's Neck at 384 metres
* Cotswolds - Cleeve Hill at 330 metres
* Mendip Hills - Beacon Batch at 325 metres
* Salisbury Plain - Walbury Hill at 297 metres
* North Downs - Leith Hill at 294 metres
* South Downs - Butser Hill at 270 metres
* Chilterns - Haddington Hill at 267 metres
* Yorkshire Wolds - Bishop Wilton Wold at 246 metres
* Lincolnshire Wolds - Wolds Top at 168 metres

London

*List of highest points in London


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Extreme points of the United Kingdom — This is a list of the extreme points of the United Kingdom: the points that are farther north, south, east or west than any other location. Traditionally the extent of the island of Great Britain has stretched from Land s End to John o Groats… …   Wikipedia

  • List of highest points in London — This is a list of the highest points above sea level in London, England. Only places that are at least 100 metres are included.‡ was the highest point of the County of London ee also*List of tallest buildings and structures in London *List of… …   Wikipedia

  • Geography of the United Kingdom — The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, or UK, is in Western Europe. It comprises the island of Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales) and the northeastern one sixth of the island of Ireland (Northern Ireland), together… …   Wikipedia

  • Parliament of the United Kingdom — of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Type Type Bicameral …   Wikipedia

  • Prime Minister of the United Kingdom — Infobox minister office border = parliamentary minister = prime title = Prime Minister jurisdiction = the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland incumbent = Gordon Brown tookoffice = 27 June 2007 appointed by = Elizabeth II monarch …   Wikipedia

  • Speedway in the United Kingdom — The sport of Speedway in the United Kingdom has changed little since the first meetings in the 1920s. With three domestic leagues, its own Speedway Grand Prix and an annual entry into the Speedway World Cup it remains one of the popular… …   Wikipedia

  • Taxicabs of the United Kingdom — The Knowledge redirects here. For other uses, see The Knowledge (disambiguation). Taxicab rank with black cabs outside Liverpool Lime Street railway station Taxicabs are regulated throughout the United Kingdom, but the regulation of taxicabs in… …   Wikipedia

  • Telephone numbers in the United Kingdom — +44 redirects here. For the band, see +44 (band). United Kingdom telephone numbers Location of United Kingdom (dark green) Location Country United Kingdom Continent …   Wikipedia

  • United Kingdom in the Eurovision Song Contest — United Kingdom Member station BBC National selection events Internal selection (2011 ) Eurovision: Your Cou …   Wikipedia

  • United Kingdom general election, 2010 — United Kingdom general election, 2010[1] 2005 ← members …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.