We’ve put together a list of some of our favourite mountain webcams, perfect for checking up on the weather before you go out hiking or camping, or simply passing time in the office wishing that you were out on the hills. If you’ve noticed any of your favourites that we’ve left out leave a comment or email us and we’ll add them on.
N.B. From time to time on many of these webcams you may only see a grey screen, don’t worry this isn’t usually a technical fault, just the mist closing in!
Snowdon seen from the web cam on top of Eldir Fach
Moel Eilio from Elidir Fach
Here you can see the village of Betws-y-Coed with the mountains of Snowdonia in the backdrop.
The Ben Nevis Webcam is located at Tomacharich, Fort William. The camera viewing angle changes every 5 minutes, rotating allowing you to get a good allround view of Ben Nevis.
Safety advice and general information about hiking up Scotland’s highest mountain can be found on our Ben Nevis Gear Guide.
A great view of Buachaille Etive Mor from the kings house hotel.
View from Leac A Ghradain in Torridon.
A stunning view of Cairngorm, perfect for checking up on the weather.
Scarfell Pike Cam
A great view of Englands highest mountain.
If you’re thinking of hiking in the Lake District and not sure what equipment to take with you, have a look at our Scafell Pike Gear Guide.
The view is of Randle How , the Miterdale Valley and Whinrigg and Scafell can be seen in the background on a clear day. http://www.eskdaleweb.co.uk/eskdalewebcam.html
On this camera as well as being able to check out the weather you can watch the steam boats depart as they go for a tour round the lake.
Peak District webcam
With a view of Stanage, Millstone Edge, Over Owler Tor, and Mother Cap Rock
This Peak District Webcam shows the view down Monsal Dale, near Cressbrook and not far from Bakewell. The view is looking down the Dale towards Monsal Head. The valley is that of the River Wye.
Murton Pike near Appleby in Cumbria
Where is your favourite mountain webcam? Share it by leaving a comment below!