MOUNTAIN RANGES OF THE UK

There are many mountain ranges in the UK and each one offers a unique mix of wildlife, vegetation, climate, natural resources and appeal to the millions of users who visit them every year. But what do you know about them? How big are they? How long are they? And what do they look like? We have built up these fact files of information for you to find out more. Read on and discover.
Geography topics for you to learn and enjoy

Brecon Beacons

alpine animals

Length (km)

Area (sq. km)

74
1975
SQ. KM
KM

Mountain range

Geography topics for you to learn and enjoy
Geography topics for you to learn and enjoy
mountain animal
mountain animals for kids

Interesting fact

It is said that the Brecon Beacons are named after the ancient practice of lighting warning fires (beacons)on mountains to warn of an enemy attack.
There are five volunteer mountain rescue groups in the area.

Interesting fact

list of mountain animals

Location map

Pen y Fan

Highest peak

M
886

Height (m)

Wales

Country

Yes

National park status

Yes