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

Mountain range

Cambrian Mountains

alpine animals

Length (km)

53
KM

Area (sq. km)

1064
SQ. KM
Geography topics for you to learn and enjoy
Geography topics for you to learn and enjoy

Highest peak

Pen Pumlumon Fawr

Height (m)

752
M

Country

Wales

National park status

No

Location map

list of mountain animals
No
mountain animal
mountain animals for kids

Interesting fact

The high rainfall keeps all the reservoirs full and these keep the people of South Wales and the West Midlands watered.
The Cambrian Mountains are one of the few mountain ranges in the UK that is not a National Park. There was a plan in 1965, but the local farmers objected.

Interesting fact