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Premier Listings

Premier Listings are enhanced listings in the UKH Listings pages that offer prominant coverage in our extensive and sophisticated listing system. We have listings for over 4,600 gear shops, walking clubs, campsites, club huts, climbing instructors and gear manufacturers from all over the UK and Europe. The listings pages on UKHillwalking.com have been viewed over 16 million times in total and register over 70,000 views in an average month. Some individual listings have been viewed over 42,000 times.


How the Listing System Works

  • Enter a search on the main Directory page using the search boxes, or the map, to pin point precise results.
  • The results are displayed on a single page with Premier Listings at the top in prominent coloured boxes, and other standard listings in smaller boxes below. An example of a Premier Listing box is shown to the right.
  • These boxes link through to full pages for each listing which contain extensive editable information including a map and a photo (Premier Listings only) plus web links and contact information. Example of a full Premier Listing.

What are the Benefits of a Premier Listing?

  • Featured on the Home Page - There is always one premier listing featured on our homepage which rotates between the current premier listings.
  • Featured on the Rockfax App - Premier Listings will appear to app users when they are near to the location of your listed service. For example if an app user is browsing a crag in the Peak District, and your listing is in the Peak District, then your Premier Listing will be shown on each crag they browse. More about the Rockfax App.
  • Featured on the main Directory Page - All Premier Listings are featured in sampled rotation on the main Directory page, which is the first port of call for anyone searching. This sampled listing updates as the searcher refines their search.
  • Always at the top - Premier Listings will always feature at the top of any Listings returned from a search.
  • Highlighted Search Results - Premier Listings appear in large highlighted boxes, with editable text and a prominent pin on the map.
  • Include a Photograph - Premier Listings can submit a photograph to their listing. This appears as a thumbnail in the Premier Listing boxes, and in full size on the main listing page.
  • Competitors Hidden - The locator map automatically removes your direct competitors (e.g. other Shops) when zooming in.
  • Choose User Comments - Inaccurate or abusive User Comments can be removed at your own discretion.
  • Click-throughs Recorded - Premier Listings record click-throughs so that you can easily see how many people are using the UKClimbing Listing system to reach your web site. Many of our Premier Listings have click-through rates (page views / views to your website) of a staggering 20% to 25% - that is 1 in 4 people who look at the page!
Listing Category Cost
Premier - 12 months £150
Standard FREE
Prices exclude VAT

How do I set up a Premier Listing?

Stage 1 - Claim the Listing
Each Listing, standard or premier, is assigned to a single UKH User Profile. Make sure you are logged on to UKHillwalking.com and go to the individual Listing page. Click on the 'Update this Listing' link under the map. One the next page click the option under Listing Owner which states 'Yes, I'm employed or involved with this Listing'. This will assign your profile to the Listing so that all future updates are directed to you. Once you own a Listing, you will be able to update and maintain the information instantly without it having to be approved by a moderator.

Stage 2 - Create Premier Listing
As the Listing Owner you will get extra options on the 'Update this Listing' page. You can select between 6 months and 12 months Premier Listing and upload a photo. This procedure is fully automatic and you will need a Credit/Debit Card ready to go through the payment system.

That's it! Once your listing subscription is close to running out you will be emailed and given the option to renew it for a further 6 or 12 months.

Where is my Premier Listing?

Each Listing has its own dedicated page. You can locate it by using the search function on the main Directory page. Just search using the name, the post code, or the type of business. As your search is refined, the listings below will change and your Premier Listing box listing will appear below. Click on the box to get the full listing. You can then bookmark this page so that you can go back an edit it at any time.

Do I need to have a Premier Listing in order to claim a listing?

No. All Listings can be claimed by a person associated with the listing, including the standard listings which are free.

I am not given the option to Claim a Listing but it is my company/business/club/etc ?

nly one UKHillwalking.com registered user can be assigned to a Listing. If you wish to be that person but are not given the option then that means someone else has claimed it and their name will be displayed on the 'Update this Listing' page. If this User Profile is not familiar to you (an associate or an old profile) then contact the Directory manager.

How do I include a photo in my Listing?

Only Premier Listings are allowed to upload photos. This option is offered during the process when you set up a Premier Listing. Have your photo ready beforehand - the photo file should be JPEG format and under 1Mb in size, and a 3x2 aspect ratio. Use the 'Choose File' button to navigate to your JPEG image to upload it. Once the photo is uploaded it will appear in the top right-hand corner of your Premier Listing. You may change this photo at any time simply by uploading a new one.

Do I need a special User Profile to set up a Premier Listing?

No, you just need a User Profile. Please avoid using company names in your UKHillwalking.com User Profile unless you take out a Commercial Profile. Your profile name will only appear on the 'Update this Listing' page so there is little to be gained by including your company name as your profile name.

How do I pay for a Premier Listing?

You will need to use a credit or debit card through our WorldPay system. Have your card ready when you start to update your Premier Listing.

Can I remove negative User Comments from my listing?

UKH Users are able to submit comments to all listings and these comments will automatically appear without being moderated. The owner of a Premier Listings is able to remove any comments they wish and is given this option on the 'Update this Listing' page. Standard Listing owners are not given this option, however we will consider removing comments at the request of the Listing owner but it will be done at our discretion.

Can I edit my Premier Listing?

Yes. You can edit it at any time and the updates will take effect immediately.