Peaks in South West England

Whether for the view or for the challenge, climbing the mountainous peaks in South West England is the best way to experience more of this beautiful region. But with 6 to choose from, it can be tough to know which peak to proceed with. That’s why we’ve collected the best peaks and summits in South West England for you here — so you can easily add one to your next adventure.

The top 6 peaks in South West England

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    1

    Cape Cornwall

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    The distinctive headland of Cape Cornwall meets the ocean at the point where the Atlantic currents split and flow south up the English Channel or north into the Bristol Channel …

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    2

    High Cliff

    Hiking Highlight

    Standing at 735 feet (223 meters) tall, High Cliff, as its name suggests, is Cornwall's highest cliff. After a steep push up to the summit, you are richly-rewarded with awe-inspiring …

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    3

    Black Hill

    Hiking Highlight

    Living up to the national park’s bleak reputation, there are a couple of Black Hills on Dartmoor. This particular one, however, bucks the trend slightly. Set amidst a picturesque grass …

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    4

    Prawle Point

    Hiking Highlight

    The coastline around Prawle is one of the most beautiful stretches in Devon, and marks the southernmost point in the county. Prawle Point is a haven for bird watchers. Migrant …

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    5

    Overton Hill

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    Overton Hill marks the start of The Ridegway National Trail. From the 571-foot (174 meter) high summit, you can really enjoy the rolling landscape. You can also see several round …

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    6

    Selworthy Beacon

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    When you reach the 1,011 foot (308 meter) summit of Selworthy Beacon, you are afforded magnificent views over the rolling countryside and out to sea. There are lots of great …

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