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.


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


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


*List of highest points in London

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