Upland areas of England

The map shows that the highest areas are in northern and western England. No mountains occur in the southern and eastern parts, but there are upland areas forming chains of hills.

Examples of upland areas in England

Hover your mouse over the coloured areas of the map to show the names of the upland areas and click for more information.

Upland regions of England Cheviots Lake District North York Moors Central Pennines and the Yorkshire Dales Yorkshire Wolds Forest of Bowland Peak District (Southern Pennines) Lincolnshire Wolds Charnwood Clee Hills, Wenlock Edge & Long Mynd (Shropshire) Wolds of Central England Malvern Hills Cotswold Hills Chilterns Marlborough, Berkshire Downs Mendip Hills Quantock Hills Exmoor North Dorset Downs South Dorset Downs North Downs Hampshire Downs South Downs Bodmin Moor Dartmoor