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Name:Hill of Midland
Hill number:12201
Height:158m / 518ft
Parent (Ma):1552  Mid Hill
RHB Section:23: Orkney Islands
County/UA:Orkney Islands (UA)
Island:Orkney Mainland
Maritime area:Orkney - South
Class:Tump (100-199m)
(Tu,1)
Grid ref:HY 32069 04887
Summit feature:trig point
Drop:45m
Col:113m  HY321054  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 6 7
(1:25k) 462 463
Observations:ground to N is higher but man made
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GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 29 users)ByDate of Ascent
Bus to Orphir, then track towards Ireland to col and round of Ward Hill, Mid Hill, Ward Hill, Gruf Hill and Hill of Midland to meet bus again at Houton pier, although the bus comes back to the col between Midland and Gruf.Thearlaichdubh31/07/2019
From lay-by to north. Up track to mast and to trigpoint and HP. Good views over Scapa flow and to Hoy.PeterD25/06/2019
Drove up track to comms compound. Short walk to trig and hill top.jonglew24/02/2019
Easy to drive to the mast, then a very short stroll to the top. Good views.Gill24/02/2019
From layby at top of Scaradale road - Mid Hill then back over Ward Hill. 15 mins return.Crib Goch12/06/2018
Bagging the trig.BigJ08/05/2018
From the Scorradale Road bealach at HY321054.summitsup04/05/2018
Easy walk up a good track all the way to the masts, great views.thejackrustles22/09/2017
Morning runthekirkie pirate03/09/2017
Parked at bealach on Scorradale Road and made a quick ascent up service track.the pigguy 04/05/2017
Easy stroll along trackColin Crawford26/06/2016
The trig point seems to mark the highest natural point on the hill.David Purchase18/06/2015
Easy walk up the track to bag the trig and summit with Jim Bloomer and Tricky Speirs still with sunshine.Dugswell201/06/2014
Trig close to summit. Fine view point.Adrian01/06/2014
From Scorra Dale up track and through gate.chrisbien31/05/2014
RHW29/05/2010
IainT20/06/2019
SteveG04/06/2019
benarmine03/03/2019
PeteN07/08/2018
ad-lib17/06/2017
Squidgey12/01/2016
Alex C06/06/2014
Jim.Fothergill06/06/2014
richtea504003/06/2014
jimbloomer01/06/2014
Tricky01/06/2014
chalky195326/05/2014
alanm15/04/2014