This page shows all my Scottish County Tops (Historic) walks. The list is sorted in date order, with the most recent walk at the top of the page. You can get a rough idea of how easy or difficult the walk is likely to be from the distance and height gain numbers on the walk. Click on the walk name to get more information for that walk, including a dynamic OS map and a downloadable GPX file for your GPS device.
This list details the highest point within (or sometimes on) the boundary of each county. However, county boundaries change over time and there are different county lists, covering the traditional historic counties and the more recent mixtures of administrative areas.
I have decided to concentrate on the Historic County Tops, which is a smaller number for one thing, but it's also the list most appropriate to my age. The historic county tops is a traditional list of counties from which people usually take their local cultural identity. In the UK they were never abolished, they just ceased to have administrative function.
|Date||Walk name||Dist||Ascent||Region||County Tops (Historic) on this walk||GPX|
|2013-04-30||New Luce to Bargrennan||19.2 m||1900 ft||Southern Uplands||Craigairie Fell [Craig Airie Fell]|
|2008-07-08||Ben Lawers||7.0 m||3000 ft||Central Highlands||Ben Lawers|
|2008-05-26||Ben Nevis||10.0 m||4500 ft||West Highlands||Ben Nevis [Beinn Nibheis]|