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Name:Glatting Beacon
Hill number:7808
Height:245m / 804ft
Parent (Ma):2909  Butser Hill
RHB Section:42: South-East England & the Isle of Wight
County/UA:West Sussex (CoU)
Catchment:Arun, Catchment Boundaries
Watershed:The Solent
Class:Tump (200-299m), Subhump
Grid ref:SU 96598 13121
Summit feature:trig point
Col:149m  SU954158  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 197
(1:25k) OL10 121
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 57 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From Bignor Hill car pk, straightforward, as others. I then continued over Farm Hill and Barlavington Down to the Duncton Quarry road, then back by field path and SDW. Barely above 2h, but a fine walk in ultra clear conditions after a wet morning.pwheeler04/09/2019
Parked at the top of the narrow Roman Road at NT car park of sorts. Easy able to trig outside compound.Dugswell219/03/2019
Short walk along track from SE then left up to aerial and trig.Herbert Anchovy13/09/2018
Unhindered access from the NE along comms. masts service track. Lovely deciduoius wood with large variety of trees. Trig at high point.RichardM05/05/2018
Raining and quagmire throughout a reduced 5 mile Sunday run for A famous 5 adventure with Tracey, Debs, Sue and Graham ( and little Crystal the dog) From Eartham Woods car park and back via Gumber roman road path. Great fun splashing through the mud. Sleeting higher up. Saturated - full change inside car required as expected on return. L not yet back on Sunday runs but 4 mins quicker on yesterday's park run.Chris Pearson21/01/2018
10 mile club Sunday run / chat over 2 hours. Circular from Slindon - led by Kevin with his encyopedic knowledge of all paths in th area. Bypassed the summit as usual. L resting at Paula's after her heroic post op. park run yesterday.Chris Pearson14/01/2018
Parked at the NT CP at Bignor Hill (SU973130) headed W following the South Downs Way for a short way, a track leads NW to the radio masts . Trig can be found close to fence surrounding the radio masts.Tony Hartry28/10/2017
A good circular route starting at Eartham Wood Cp taking in Nore Hill, Glatting Beacon, Farm Hill, Barlavington Down, & Littleton Down.philhythe28/10/2017
Arundel stn - Rewell Hill - Westburton Hill - Glatting Beacon - Farm Hill - Barlavington Down - Littleton Down - Court Hill - Levin Down - Singleton bus stopMark Jackson14/10/2017
With Bevsimon and co12/07/2017
Another Sunday club run with L and Peter, 2 and half hours from Slindon over and down to Bignor in the footsteps of the Romans then lovely wood and field paths before the climb back up on forgotten footpaths to skirt the summit and back down to Slindon, our own Festival of ( slow,) Speed compared to the hordes at nearby Goodwood. We always refer to this hill as Beacon Hill and with its twin masts and central hub location provides a visual reference anchor to many of our runs on the Downs.Chris Pearson02/07/2017
On Cocking to Amberley SDW walk, minor diversion off path, easily found, no great views, better found on nearby paths.JOHNS01/04/2017
From Amberley Station via South Downs Waytrimarc230/03/2017
West Burton - Glatting Beacon - Barlavington - West Burtonsqueegs25/09/2016
Date estejjohnstone01/05/2016
From car park ESE. HP at trig pillar outhwith large comms compound.jonglew04/02/2016
Fittleworth to Amberley.Smudge27/02/2015
By mast enclosure. 14.40.arranc17/11/2014
Fourth tump of the day after three in Goodwood area. Passed close by when completing SDW but did not visit. This time bagged from car park to east.garyhoney22/06/2013
Short walk from P at road end. Trig is outside the enclosure.chrisbien24/04/2013
Easy parking to E. Roman road to it - not been maintained much since. Good track. Stroll. Summit could be anywhere.destaylor29/11/2012
Short circular walk from nearby car park at end of lane from Bignor. With Winnie. Second hill of the day.Biffin07/04/2012
With: hb; From Coldharbour CP up to Glatting Beacon, round to Duncton Down then Graffham Down. Descended to Graffham to Duncton Mill & Barlavington then the Inn at Sutton for late lunch. Finished with walk up by Coldharbour Fm to CP.Ian Baines04/05/2009
With: ib; From Coldharbour CP up to Glatting Beacon, round to Duncton Down then Graffham Down. Descended to Graffham to Duncton Mill & Barlavington then the Inn at Sutton for late lunch. Finished with walk up by Coldharbour Fm to CP. Helen Baines04/05/2009
Slight detour from our regular hilly 7 mile and (2000 feet of ascent) run from/ to Seaford College.Chris Pearson01/03/2006
Had some snap at this summit before ploughing on for Arundel. The South Downs are definitely as much up as down!DanHolme07/02/2005
Date uncertain. South Downs Way Charity FundraiserPete West04/09/1999
With: solo; Cycled past here on one of my many MTB rides. Dozens of ascents up here by bike.Ian Baines19/03/1995
With: hb sb djr; Famous time when we walked up from Coldharbour CP with SB who insisted on riding his plastic train all the way to the top!Ian Baines26/12/1993
With: ib sb djr; Famous time when we walked up from Coldharbour CP with SB who insisted on riding his plastic train all the way to the top! Helen Baines26/12/1993
With: hb sab; Walk with Sarah on South Downs Way from Cocking to Amberley. Wet and muddy underfoot particularly on the chalk.Ian Baines03/05/1987
With: ib sab; Helen Baines03/05/1987
Steve Q16/06/2019
Alan Whatley24/03/2019
andrew brown30/10/2017
carole engel05/03/2017