The UK’s County Tops


The UK’s County Tops: 82 walks to reach the top of 91 historic counties, was published on September 15, 2011, by Cicerone Press. The book is available on Amazon and at many Waterstone’s stores. For more information about the book, please visit the Cicerone Press website. A full list of the counties and county tops (in height order) included in the book is reproduced below.

Ben Nevis Inverness-shire, 1344m

Ben Macdui Aberdeenshire/Banffshire, 1309m

Ben Lawers Perthshire, 1214m

Carn Eige Ross and Cromarty, 1183m

Bidean Nam Bian, Argyll, 1150m

Snowdon Caernarvonshire, 1085m

Glas Maol Angus, 1068m

Ben More Assynt Sutherland, 998m

Scafell Pike Cumberland, 978m

Ben Lomond Stirlingshire, 974m

Helvellyn Westmorland, 950m

Ben Vorlich Dunbartonshire, 943m

Aran Fawddwy Merionethshire, 907m

Pen y Fan Brecknockshire, 886m

Goatfell Buteshire, 874m

Slieve Domard Down, 850m

Merrick Kirkcudbrightshire, 843m

Broad Law Peeblesshire/Selkirkshire, 840m

Cadair Berwyn Denbighshire, 830m

Moel Sych Montgomeryshire, 827m

White Coomb Dumfriesshire, 821m

The Cheviot Northumberland, 815m

The Old Man of Coniston Lancashire, 803m

Mickle Fell Yorkshire, 788m

Fan Foel Carmarthenshirre, 781m

Kirriereoch Hill shoulder Ayrshire, 781m

Mount Battock Kincardineshire, 778m

Plynlimon Cardiganshire, 752m

Culter Fell Lanarkshire, 748m

Burnhope Seat Durham, 746m

Hangingstone Hill Roxburghshire, 743m

Ben Cleuch Clackmannanshire, 721m

Carn a Ghille Chearr Morayshire, 710m

Morven Caithness, 706m

Black Mountain Herefordshire, 703m

Chwarel y Fan Monmouthshire, 679m

Sawel Derry/Tyrone, 678m

Cuilcagh Fermanagh, 665m

Great Rhos Radnorshire, 660m

Carn Glas-choire Nairnshire, 659m

Blackhope Scar Midlothian, 651m

Kinder Scout Derbyshire, 636m

High Willhays Devon, 621m

Craig y Llyn Glamorgan, 600m

Black Hill Cheshire, 582m

Slieve Gullion Armagh, 573m

Moel Famau Flintshire, 562m

Trostan Antrim, 550m

Brown Clee Hill Shropshire, 540m

Foel Cwmcerwyn Pembrokeshire, 536m

Meikle Says Law East Lothian, 535m

Meikle Says Law shoulder Berwickshire, 532m

Hill of Stake Renfrewshire, 522m

West Lomond Fife, 522m

Cheeks Hill Staffordshire, 520m

Dunkery Beacon Somerset, 519m

Innerdouny Hill Kinross, 497m

Ward Hill Orkney, 479m

Ronas Hill Shetland, 450m

Worcestershire Beacon Worcestershire, 425m

Brown Willy Cornwall, 420m

Cleeve Common Gloucestershire, 330m

Craigairie Fell Wigtownshire, 321m

Cairnpapple Hill West Lothian, 312m

Walbury Hill Berkshire, 297m

Milk Hill Wiltshire, 295m

Leith Hill Surrey, 294m

Pilot Hill Hampshire, 286m

Black Down Sussex, 280m

Lewesdon Hill Dorset, 279m

Bardon Hill Leicestershire, 278m

Haddington Hill Buckinghamshire, 267m

Warwickshire Ebrington Hill, 261m

Bald Hill Oxfordshire, 257m

Betsom’s Hill Kent, 251m

Pavis Wood Hertfordshire, 244m

Dunstable Downs Bedfordshire, 243m

Arbury Hill Northamptonshire, 225m

Holyhead Mountain Anglesey, 220m

Silverhill Nottinghamshire, 204m

Cold Overton Park Rutland, 197m

Normanby Top Lincolnshire, 162m

Bushey Heath Middlesex, 151m

Chrishall Common Essex, 147m

Great Chishill Cambridgeshire, 146m

Great Wood Suffolk, 128m

Beacon Hill Norfolk, 105m

Boring Field Huntingdonshire, 80m

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