List of mountains and hills of the United Kingdom


List of mountains and hills of the United Kingdom

This is a links page to the hills and mountains to be found in the United Kingdom (England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales), and includes lists of the highest mountains in each of the constituent countries.

The ten highest mountains in the UK are all to be found in Scotland, and so no single table for the UK's highest is given.

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Highest mountains in Scotland

Munros

Listed in accordance with the criteria for Munros.

Ranking Mountain Height (m) Relative Height (m)
1 Ben Nevis 1344 1344
2 Ben Macdui 1309 950
3 Braeriach 1296 461
4 Cairn Toul 1291 166
5 Sgor an Lochain Uaine 1258 118
6 Cairn Gorm 1245 145
7 Aonach Beag 1234 404
8 Càrn Mor Dearg 1223 165
9 Aonach Mòr 1221 134c. 134
10 Ben Lawers 1214 909

Marilyns

Listed in accordance with the criteria for Marilyns, i.e. all having a relative height of at least 150 m.

Ranking Mountain Height (m) Relative Height (m)
1 Ben Nevis 1344 1344
2 Ben Macdui 1309 950
3 Braeriach 1296 461
4 Cairn Toul 1291 166
5 Aonach Beag 1234 404
6 Càrn Mor Dearg 1220 162
7 Ben Lawers 1214 915
8 Beinn a' Bhùird 1197 223c. 223
9 Carn Eige 1183 1147
10 Beinn Mheadhoin 1182 254c. 254

Highest mountains in Wales

Marilyns

Listed in accordance with the criteria for Marilyns, i.e. all having a relative height of at least 150 m.

Ranking Mountain Height (m) Relative Height (m)
1 Snowdon 1085 1038
2 Carnedd Llewelyn 1062 750
3 Glyder Fawr 1001 643
4 Y Garn 947 236
5 Elidir Fawr 924 212c. 212
6 Tryfan 918 188c. 188
7 Aran Fawddwy 905 670
8 Y Lliwedd 898 154
9 Cadair Idris 893 608
10 Pen y Fan 886 671c. 671

Hewitts

Listed in accordance with the criteria for Hewitts, i.e. all having a relative height of at least 30 m.

Ranking Mountain Height (m) Relative Height (m)
1 Snowdon 1085 1038
2 Crib y Ddysgl 1065 72
3 Carnedd Llewelyn 1064 750
4 Carnedd Dafydd 1044 111
5 Glyder Fawr 1001 643
6 Glyder Fach 994 75
7 Pen yr Ole Wen 978 45
8 Foel Grach 976 40
9 Yr Elen 962 57c. 57
10 Y Garn 947 236

Highest mountains in England

Marilyns

Listed in accordance with the criteria for Marilyns, i.e. all having a relative height of at least 150 m.

Ranking Mountain Height (m) Relative Height (m)
1 Scafell Pike 978 912
2 Helvellyn 950 712
3 Skiddaw 931 709
4 Great Gable 899 425
5 Cross Fell 893 651
6 Pillar 892 348
7 Fairfield 873 299
8 Blencathra 868 461
9 Grasmoor 852 519
10 St Sunday Crag 841 159c. 159

Hewitts

Listed in accordance with the criteria for Hewitts, i.e. all having a relative height of at least 30 m.

Ranking Mountain Height (m) Relative Height (m)
1 Scafell Pike 978 912
2 Scafell 964 133
3 Helvellyn 950 712
4 Ill Crag 935 57
5 Broad Crag 934 52
6 Skiddaw 931 709
7 Great End 910 56
8 Bowfell 902 146
9 Great Gable 899 425
10 Cross Fell 893 651

Highest mountains in Northern Ireland

Ranking Mountain Height (m)
1 Slieve Donard 850
2 Slieve Commedagh 767
3 Slieve Binnian 747
4 Slieve Bearnagh 727
5 Slieve Mael Beg 704
5 Slieve Lamagan 704
7 Slieve Mael Mor 682
8 Sawel Mountain 678
9 Slieve Muck 674
10 Slieve bearnagh North Top 678

Ranges of mountains and hills in Scotland

Ranges of mountains and hills in Wales

Ranges of mountains and hills in England

Ranges of mountains and hills in Northern Ireland

See also

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