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Mountains of the British Isles

Heights

Height of Ben Nevis – the highest mountain in Scotland, and in the British Isles Click to show or hide the answer
Height of Snowdon – the highest mountain Wales, and in the British Isles outside Scotland Click to show or hide the answer
Height of Scafell Pike – the highest mountain in England Click to show or hide the answer

People

Listed and gave his name to the Scottish mountains over 3,000 feet (published 1891) – now defined as over 914m Click to show or hide the answer
Listed the Scottish mountains between 2,500 and 3,000 feet Click to show or hide the answer
Listed hills in the Scottish lowlands over 2,000 feet Click to show or hide the answer
Listed the Scottish mountains between 2,000 and 2,499 feet Click to show or hide the answer
Local government accountant who introduced generations of hill–walkers to the English Lake District through his seven–volume Pictorial Guide to the Lakeland Fells, published between 1955 and 1966 Click to show or hide the answer

Highest Points

Bodmin Moor and Cornwall Click to show or hide the answer 1,377 ft.
The Brecon Beacons Click to show or hide the answer 2,907 ft.
Buckinghamshire, and the Chilterns Click to show or hide the answer 876 ft.
The Cairngorms: second highest in (Scotland and) the British Isles Click to show or hide the answer 4,296 ft.
Cheshire (on the Derbyshire border) Click to show or hide the answer 1,834 ft.
The Cotswolds (and Gloucestershire) Click to show or hide the answer 1,083 ft.
Dartmoor and Devon (and in England south of Kinder Scout) Click to show or hide the answer 2,038 ft.
Derbyshire (Peak District National Park) Click to show or hide the answer 2,088 ft.
Exmoor and Somerset Click to show or hide the answer 1,704 ft.
Ireland Click to show or hide the answer 3,440 ft.
The Isle of Man Click to show or hide the answer 2,037 ft.
Northern Ireland (Mountains of Mourne) Click to show or hide the answer 2,786 ft.
The Pennines Click to show or hide the answer 2,930 ft.
West Yorkshire (summit Soldier's Lump) Click to show or hide the answer 1,908 ft.

Beacon Hill (just over a mile from the sea; at 338 feet, England's lowest 'county top') is the highest point in Click to show or hide the answer

Mountains

Volcanic 'plug' on the outskirts of Edinburgh (822 ft.) Click to show or hide the answer
Massive mountain to the east of Skiddaw, in the northern Lakes: sometimes known as Saddleback; Sharp Edge (known as one of the most difficult scrambles in the Lake District) is a feature of Click to show or hide the answer
Ben Arthur (near the head of Loch Long, Argyll): popular name Click to show or hide the answer
England's third highest mountain, (after Scafell Pike and Scafell); Striding Edge and Swirral Edge are features of Click to show or hide the answer
National Park that includes England's highest peaks including Scafell and Scafell Pike, Helvellyn, Skiddaw, Great Gable Click to show or hide the answer
Crowden Head (636m, 2,088 ft) is the highest point of Click to show or hide the answer
The Severn, Wye and Rheidol all rise on Click to show or hide the answer
Hill on the edge of the North York Moors, sometimes described as a 'miniature Matterhorn' Click to show or hide the answer
England's fourth highest mountain (after Scafell Pike, Scafell and Helvellyn): situated to the north of Keswick, it dominates the northern Lakes Click to show or hide the answer
Pyg Track, Watkin Path, Horseshoe Click to show or hide the answer
Prominent landmark (1335 ft) near Telford, Shropshire – at the end of the 'panhandle' of the Shropshire Hills AONB (north–east of the main range) Click to show or hide the answer
Second highest mountain on Dartmoor (after High Willhays) Click to show or hide the answer

Ranges

Range of hills between Abergavenny and Hay–on–Wye, east of the Brecon Beacons and in the same national park (not to be confused with those in the west of the same park which have the same name but singular) Click to show or hide the answer
Range of hills on the England/Scotland border; Kielder Forest and Reservoir lie on their southern slopes Click to show or hide the answer
The River Thames rises in (range of hills) Click to show or hide the answer
High Willhays and Yes Tor are the highest points on Click to show or hide the answer
One of the three principal mountain ranges of Scotland, occupying almost half of its land area: north of the central (Forth–Clyde) belt, and south(–east) of the Great Glen. Includes Ben Nevis and the Cairngorms. (South of the central belt are the Southern Uplands; north–west of the Great Glen are the North–West Highlands.) Click to show or hide the answer
AONB in Herefordshire and Worcestershire – famous for their spring water Click to show or hide the answer
Runs from Weston Super Mare to Frome and forms most of the border between Somerset and Avon; Cheddar Gorge and Wookey Hole are in the Click to show or hide the answer
England's longest range of hills, after the Pennines Click to show or hide the answer
Scald Law is the highest point in the Click to show or hide the answer
Range of hills in Pembrokeshire, famous for being believed to have supplied the bluestones for Stonehenge Click to show or hide the answer
Form the western border of Sedgemoor and the Somerset Levels; Britain's first AONB (1956); highest peak is Wills Neck (1261 ft, 384 m) Click to show or hide the answer
Range of hills running from West Dorset to East Sussex; gives its name to the National Trail that runs from Winchester (Hampshire) to Eastbourne (East Sussex) Click to show or hide the answer

Ireland

Range in Co. Kerry that includes Ireland's highest mountains Click to show or hide the answer
Range in the North–West of Northern Ireland Click to show or hide the answer
Range south of Dublin, includes the source of the Liffey Click to show or hide the answer

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