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Name:Birdlip Hill
Hill number:5380
Height:299.7m / 983ft
Parent (Ma):2869  Cleeve Hill
RHB Section:39: Central and Eastern England
County/UA:Gloucestershire (CoU)
Class:Hump, Tump (200-299m), Clem
Grid ref:SO 92451 14141
Summit feature:ground bordering raised area W of covered reservoir
Col:183m  SP009203  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 163
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 119 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
With D192122/06/2020
With K. Parked in villageAshley08/09/2019
Used church carpark in village to NE, then f/p across field past trigpoint to corner of reservoir. Followed this round to high point at W side.Aye Jimmy17/06/2019
Parked up in the village and had a great early morning walk to the church and up and over the top. The trig point was reached and a continuation to the covered reservoir.ChinnockC26/05/2019
Walked as part of a leg of cotswold wayD SID02/05/2019
Whilst travelling from Hartpury to Addington. Parked on main street to NE. Walked round corner, past church, over two stiles on public footpath to trig. Easily over low wooden fence to reservoir on the summit.Minto13/04/2019
From minor road to the E, across field to trig, round to west side or reservoir and back over the top. The east side, just outside the reservoir fence looks more natural hp.milimana25/01/2019
With Jenx and Bryher from the chapel CP, easy bag.nordicstar01/01/2019
Trig and top from the church.jenx01/01/2019
From Birdlip church car park to the NW, path through field which passes trig.DanMaisieBex25/10/2018
Quick bag. Walked around looking for natural high point and went to GPS location on hillbagging. Then went higher up and wandered around on higher man made ground. Bagged after work on way to Bristol airport.assynt_bob27/09/2018
From minor road to E. Trig and natural top.Bramley09/06/2018
Quick up and back - not much to see here!twg2728/02/2018
Parked near the school in Birdlip and made a half hour round trip to the summit, taking in the trig en route.Sprog30/07/2017
A round of Gloucester, Churchdown Hill from Church parking easy paths to top, nice view frim trig, Alney Island, nice to wander round but difficult to determine high point, Good pull up Robins Wood Hill & great views from Beacon/Trig, Leckhampton Hill from quarry parking, good views & interesting Devil's Chimney, Finally-quick jaunt through tall grass to Birdlip Trig & top, very warm all day some Sun.apricorum25/06/2017
All the family, en route to Cirencester vs. Cambridge City.....Ham and Skate08/04/2017
On the way to a football match.CalTudor08/04/2017
Cheltenham to Gloucester.Smudge22/01/2017
A 'rape and pillage' mission in dreek and darkness on journey home. Felt it praobably deserved better. Great to find a reservoir with a sensible fence.RichardM18/01/2017
A dull walk from near the school- bagging is probably enough. I wouldn't try and plan a longer route using the path. There are better walks to do in the Cotswolds! 3rd of 3 Hu today.pwheeler22/09/2016
Ascended from the footpath, which goes to the trig point from the east side. Summit is then over a fence.JohnW10/04/2016
From Birdlip in the rain with Stuart and Sue.Newton Maximus28/11/2015
Walk from Brockworth Cross Hands via Buckle and Whitcombe Woods. High point is reservoir just off footpath. From here dropped to Cotswolds Way round Crickley and then down to Leckhamptonthesweetcheat01/11/2015
High point is covered reservoirRamblingpaul04/06/2015
From road along FP to trig point and then HPPeterD17/05/2015
Cotswold Way from Barrow Wake carparksqueegs15/02/2015
Langley Hill, Chrchdown Hill, Birdlip Hill, Crawley Hill, Cam Long Down (best of the bunch), Wyck Beaconsimon and co07/12/2014
Easy bag, trig point is just below reservoirFergalh29/11/2014
St Johns Ambulance - Cotswold Way 20 Mile walkaussie196120/09/2014
Walked up from village.DanTrig01/03/2014
From B4070, visited Trig and reservoir.Chris Peart29/12/2013
Visited trig andtop of reservoirAdrian22/12/2013
re-visit after having been to the trig but not realised that there was a Hump summit there higher than Leckhampton Hill on the reservoir top, or bottom of its bank, only couple hundred metres from the trigvegibagger22/12/2013
walking Cotswold Waywindridge10/09/2013
. CreakingHiker08/09/2013
A quick trip to the covered reservoir from the B4070.JohnStoneham15/07/2012
Warm sunny day; short walk from the Birdlip view point/car park just off the A417(T). Summit spot height is on a Wessex Water reservoir, requires a short trespass off the public RoW.jonglew25/06/2012
Trig quickly bagged then over damaged wooden fence to walk on grass roof of covered reservoir with no problem.Dugswell205/03/2012
Go for the view, stay for the doggingjoerodman01/03/2012
P on road N of hill. Used ROW from E. Visited trig and top of res and highest natural point which is beside the fence W of trig 12:40chrisbien06/12/2011
Easy walk from the east starting opposite the agricultural depot.Herbert Anchovy24/01/2011
The most dangeroud but was walking on the icy paths in the village. Hopped over fence and onto the resevoir summitt.Father Ted12/12/2010
A easy one, 4th and final one of the day :-)
Path from the B4070. Easy access to top of reservoir. Trig much better but lower.destaylor19/09/2010
public footpathsarranc15/04/2010
En passant - trig and reservoir.summitsup19/10/2009
Birdlip covered reservior highest point.Highest natural point either trig pillar or between the reservior and trig pillar, in or near the hedgerow.Their's a footpath from the B4070 to the field where the trig pillar is.hodder29/08/2009
On Cotswold Waymavero1027/06/2009
with andrew and eddiereashm01/03/2008
Reservoir just by trig point is higher and fence is easily scaled.clivevilla25/01/2008