Welcome to the online version of the
Database of British and Irish Hills (DoBIH)

There are many recognised lists of hills and mountains in Britain and Ireland - all the well-known lists and a good many of the less popular ones are covered here.  Click on the required list name on the adjacent map, or use the mountain search facility.

You can use this website to log your own progress against these lists - simply register a Username and Password (free), and follow the instructions on the registry page.

Please note that inclusion of a hill on this site does not necessarily mean it is accessible.  In particular, some hill summits are on land where there is no public right of way nor open access.  Permission should be sought from the landowner where access to a hill is through private land.

You can view a log of recent changes to the DoBIH - some of these changes are applied to this website before they are generally released on DoBIH.  Refer to the Database Notes section of the DoBIH website (www.hills-database.co.uk) for version release notes and other changes to the database.

The survey reports from the DoBIH survey team are available here for download.  A number of people have asked if they could contribute to the running of this website or the DoBIH.  I would like to direct such generosity towards the DoBIH Fund which goes towards the development of the database and purchasing and operating survey equipment - please use the button below...

Please contact me with your comments or suggestions about this website.

Site Statistics
Number of British hills on database19382
Number of British hills with no logged ascent1260
Number of Irish hills on database1450
Number of Irish hills with no logged ascent100
Number of registered users7498
Users active in last 3 months1288
Users active today150
Number of logged ascents1130667
GPS summit readings logged (GB)21981
Ascents logged in last 7 days (click total for list...)1013
GPS summit readings logged in last 7 days (GB)65

What's New - recent changes to this website
17th Mar 20186 new Tumps (Gwynedd, North Yorkshire, Highland, Wrexham, Somerset).
1 Tump replacement (Worcestershire).
4 Tump deletions (Shetland Islands, Devon, Highland, Scottish Borders).
1 Hump deletion and 1 Subhump deletion.
4 hills with significant summit relocation.
3rd Mar 2018New Catchment area Don (Thorne) added, replacing part of Trent Catchment.
18th Feb 20181 new Tump added (Gwynedd).
1 Hump/Tump replaced (Herefordshire).
1 Dodd/Tump demotion (Angus/Aberdeenshire).
4th Feb 201810 new Tumps and 1 Subdodd added (Shetland Islands, Powys, North Yorkshire, Bristol, Cumbria, Conwy, Dorset).
4 Tump deletions (Cardiganshire, Shropshire, Dorset, Gwynedd).
1 Hump deletion.
1 Subdodd deletion.
3 Tumps with significant summit relocation.
23rd Dec 2017Data is aligned with v16 of the Database of British and Irish Hills (DoBIH). For further details, see the revision history.
16th Dec 20171 Tump with significant summit relocation (Lancashire).
13th Dec 20171 new Tump added (North Yorkshire).
1 Subsimm addition and 3 deletions.
1 Dodd / Highland Five deletion (Highland).
5th Dec 20174 new Tumps added (Cumbria, Birmingham, Telford and Wrekin, Powys).
3 new Subsimms added.
1st Dec 2017*New list* The Dodds (hills between 500m and 599m high with a drop of at least 30 metres) added to the site (appear as Class=5). No new hills were added to the database as a result.
30th Nov 2017Changes to hill list abbreviations in preparation for adding the Dodds (which will use "5", with Subdodds using "s5")...
Deweys become Dew (instead of 5),
Donald Deweys become DDew (instead of 5D),
Highland Fives become HF (instead of 5H),
Myrddyn Deweys become MDew (instead of 5M) and s5M becomes sMDew,
s5D and s5H are abolished (most will become Subdodds = s5).
The same changes will be made in the next release of DoBIH.
27th Nov 2017A space has been added after a' and A' for Scottish hill names, e.g. A' Chailleach, Tom a' Choinich. The same change will be made in the next release of DoBIH for consistency with other publications.
18th Nov 2017Addition of several new Catchments and Watersheds.
9th Nov 2017 6 new Tumps added (Channel Island sea stacks and small islands).
7th Nov 2017 2 new Tumps added (Highland, Warwickshire).
19345 Sron an Duin replaces 1632 Sotan as Marilyn/Hump/Tump/SIB (Na h-Eileanan Siar [Western Isles]).
5858 Creag an t-Searraich promoted to 5H/Tump.
14284 Hare Law deleted Tump (Scottish Borders).
Subsimms - 1 deleted and 1 added.
18th Sep 2017 1 new Tump added (Highland).
1 Tump deletion (Nottinghamshire).
1 Subsimm deletion.
2 Tumps with significant summit relocations.
25th Aug 2017 3 new 610m/P15 hills added so all the "Nuttall Donalds" are now in the database.
2 hills with significant summit relocation.
6th Aug 2017 2 new Tumps added (Perth and Kinross, Nottinghamshire).
5812 Meallanan Odhar promoted to Simm/Tump (Perth and Kinross).
1 Simm/Tump demotion (Gwynedd) and 1 Subsimm deletion.
1 Tump with significant summit relocation.
1st Aug 2017*New feature* Hills can now be viewed by 2 new area types:
8th Jul 20175 new Tumps added (Central Bedfordshire, Oxfordshire, Nottinghamshire, North Yorkshire, Cumbria).
1 Subsimm added (Highland).
1 Tump with significant summit relocation.
20th Jun 2017Data is aligned with v15.5 of the Database of British and Irish Hills (DoBIH). For further details, see the revision history.
17th Jun 20171 new Tump/Subhump added replacing hill 15715 (Powys, Neath Port Talbot).
1 new Subsimm added (Highland).
11th Jun 20171 new Tump added (South Lanarkshire).
10th Jun 201711 new Tumps added (East Dunbartonshire, Aberdeenshire, Highland, Northumberland, Shropshire, Leeds, Central Bedfordshire, Devon).
2 Tump deletions (Dumfries and Galloway, Shropshire).
1 Tump with significant summit relocation.
29th May 20174 new Tumps added (Cornwall, Highland, Greater London).
2 Simm/Tump demotions (Angus, Highland) and 1 Subsimm addition.
2011 Carnedd y Ddelw demoted from Nuttalls.
19313 Beckton Alps replaces 5591 Wanstead Flats as Newham LB Top.
1 Tump with significant summit relocation.
1 Tump with alternative summit identified.
30th Apr 20173 new Tumps added (North Yorkshire, Staffordshire).
2 Tump deletions (Cardiganshire, Powys).
1 Simm/Tump demotion (Highland).
6th Apr 20175 new Tumps added (Powys, Wiltshire, Northamptonshire, Sandwell).
1 Tump deletion (Rhondda Cynon Taff).
1 Subdewey added.
1 hill with significant summit relocation.
29th Mar 2017The 1,000,000th ascent log was entered this evening by Agentmancuso. It was a backdated log with ascent date 29/03/2002 for hill 3973 Stob an Fhainne (you can see it a few logs down the list).
Thanks to all the users who have registered on hill-bagging and have added their logs, making it such a popular website.
Regards, Simon
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