Category Archives: County Tops

Foel Cwmcerwyn – Pembrokeshire

Foel Cwmcerwyn is the county top of Pembrokeshire. The mountain lies within the borders of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park although it is 7 miles from the sea. A path leads to the summit from the village of Rosebush in the … Continue reading

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Milk Hill – Wiltshire

Milk Hill is the county top of Wiltshire. The adjacent Tan Hill is the location of the Alton Barnes white horse, a hill figure cut in 1812. On 23 August 2009, the BBC programme Countryfile featured an item on analysis by … Continue reading

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Walbury Hill Shoulder – Berkshire

Walbury Hill Shoulder is the county top of Berkshire. It is to be found south of the scattered Berkshire village of Inkpen and 5 miles southeast of Hungerford, the closest town. The top of the hill is an Iron Age hill fort … Continue reading

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Walbury Hill – Hampshire

Walbury Hill is the county top of Hampshire. It is a broad, round hill on the border of Berkshire with Hampshire. Beyond Walbury Hill, the Wayfarer’s Walk definitively enters Hampshire, climbing up to Hampshire’s second hill, Pilot Hill, just a mile … Continue reading

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Aran Fawddwy – Merionethshire

Aran Fawddwy is the county top of Merionethshire. Its eastern slope is marked with a high cliff; part of a chain of crags stretching north to south for several miles either side of Aran Fawddwy. County: Merionethshire Highest Point: Aran Fawddwy … Continue reading

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Craig y Fan – Glamorgan

Craig y Fan is the county top of Glamorgan. The name “Craig y Llyn” means “Lake cliff”, referring to the cliffs of its steep northern escarpment which overlook Llyn Fawr.  The mountain is covered by forestry, except for the steep north and northeast … Continue reading

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Pen y Fan – Brecknockshire

Pen y Fan is the county top of Brecknockshire and indeed the highest ground in Britain south of Snowdonia. The mountain rears up in the Brecon Beacons, within the National Park in the midmost of the mountains. County: Brecknockshire Highest … Continue reading

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Great Rhos – Radnorshire

Great Rhos is the county top of Radnorshire. County: Radnorshire Highest Point: Great Rhos Height (ft): 2,166 Height (m): 660 Grid Reference: SO1821963902 Dates Slept On:  7/8 July 2012

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Pavis Wood – Hertfordshire

Parvis Wood is the county top of Hertfordshire. County: Hertfordshire Highest Point: Pavis Wood Height (ft): 800 Height (m): 244 Grid Reference: SP9142009190 Dates Slept On: 19/20 December 2011

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Bushey Heath – Middlesex

Bushey Heath is the county top of Middlesex. County: Middlesex Highest Point: Bushey Heath Height (ft): 509 Height (m): 155 Grid Reference: TQ1523593970 Dates Slept On: 10/11 February 2012

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