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

Pennines

alpine animals

Length (km)

220
KM

Area (sq. km)

7268
SQ. KM
Geography topics for you to learn and enjoy
Geography topics for you to learn and enjoy

Highest peak

Cross Fell

Height (m)

893
M

Country

England

National park status

Yes

Location map

list of mountain animals
Yes
mountain animal
mountain animals for kids

Interesting fact

The Pennine way is a popular hiking trail that runs the entire length of the Pennines. In some parts, the trail has been re-routed as the numbers of hikers were causing substantial erosion.
The Pennines are the longest mountain range in the UK and largest mountain range that is in England.

Interesting fact