Britain’s Best Small Hills

Britain’s Best Small Hills

Some of the most memorable adventures can be had on small hills.

Britain’s Best Small Hills

Small absolutely can be beautiful. For a start, summit views can be fantastic on shorter peaks.

Britain’s Best Small Hills

Small hills are as quick or as slow as you want them to be.

Forget measurements: height really doesn’t matter. What hillwalking is really about is getting outside and exploring some of the beautiful countryside that is (often) right on your doorstep.

You don’t need to scale mountains to find adventure. With Britain's Best Small Hills, outdoors expert Phoebe Smith has carefully selected 60 of her favourite small hills across the length and breadth of England, Scotland and Wales with the aim of encouraging everyone – no matter how young or old – to get out there and enjoy Britain’s magnificent scenery.

Whether you’re a seasoned hiker in search of a new challenge or you just fancy a rejuvenating walk during your lunch break, this book contains inspirational ideas, step-by-step directions and detailed maps. Phoebe offers tips on where to wild camp, suggestions for adrenaline-pumping added thrills – from scrambling and fell running to caving and sky diving – and tells some of the fascinating histories surrounding these pint-sized peaks. So why not grab your boots and walk this way?

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In pictures: Britain’s best small hills

Our stunning gallery of Britain's best small hills will make you want to get outdoors and explore. 


Phoebe Smith’s favourite small hills in Scotland

Phoebe Smith takes us walking across five of her favourite small hills in Scotland.


Phoebe Smith’s favourite small hills in Wales

Phoebe Smith shows us five of her favourite small hills in Wales. 


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