Lists of Mountains

There are many mountain lists in the the UK. The lists may be geographical or height dependant, even just a list that somebody has defined themselves (such as the Wainwrights). This may provide a lifetime challenge or simply a focus for a day walk. Here are the most popular ones.

Hills of the Peak DistrictSEE LIST

Here is a full list of the best 75 hills in the Peak District. The Peak District. They mainly in the county of Derbyshire but also include hills in Staffordshire, Cheshire and Yorkshire. It is a comprehensive set of hills ideal for people who live near the Peak District or cherry picking the best for visitors to the area.

The full list of hills in the Derbyshire Peak include the height and location of each. In addition there is a map which shows how close they are if you would like to combine the summits.

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The 'Dales 30' MountainsSEE LIST

Here is a list of the Dales 30 mountains which includes their height and location. The ‘Dales 30’ are the thirty mountains over 2,000 feet high in the Yorkshire Dales National Park with at least a 100 foot prominence on all sides. They cover areas in Yorkshire and the quiet parts of Cumbria to the east of the M6.

The full list of mountains are included below with extra information on the most popular ones and links to details on how best to climb them. There is also a map which gives its location and near neighbours.

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The 'Wainwright' FellsSEE LIST

The Wainwright Fells in the Lake District were listed by guide book writer Alfred Wainwright in the 1950s and 60s. He produced a series of 7 regional guide books which described each fell in wonderful and creative detail. Later he produced an 8th book on the ‘Outlying Fells’. These fells became the best challenge for any visitor to the Lake District who wanted to enjoy walking the in the higher lands.

The full list of Wainwright Fells is included with extra information on some of the most popular mountains. There is also a map to show where each of the 214 fells are.

Wainwright's Outlying FellsSEE LIST

The Outlying Fells of Lakeland circle the fringes of the Lake District but are predominant to the south and east ie: the less remote areas. They are also of less height than most of the ‘main’ fells but many are wonderfully situated, fells in miniature, with interesting views.

The Outlying Fells list is dedicated by Wainwright to ‘The Old Timers of the Fells’.