|Name:||Hill of Midland|
|Height:||158m / 518ft|
|Parent (Ma):||1552 Mid Hill|
|RHB Section:||23: Orkney Islands|
|County/UA:||Orkney Islands (UA)|
|Maritime area:||Orkney - South|
|Grid ref:||HY 32069 04887|
|Summit feature:||trig point|
|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)||By||Date 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.||Thearlaichdubh||31/07/2019|
|From lay-by to north. Up track to mast and to trigpoint and HP.
Good views over Scapa flow and to Hoy.||PeterD||25/06/2019|
|Drove up track to comms compound. Short walk to trig and hill top.||jonglew||24/02/2019|
|Easy to drive to the mast, then a very short stroll to the top. Good views.||Gill||24/02/2019|
|From layby at top of Scaradale road - Mid Hill then back over Ward Hill. 15 mins return.||Crib Goch||12/06/2018|
|Bagging the trig.||BigJ||08/05/2018|
|From the Scorradale Road bealach at HY321054.||summitsup||04/05/2018|
|Easy walk up a good track all the way to the masts, great views.||thejackrustles||22/09/2017|
|Morning run||thekirkie pirate||03/09/2017|
|Parked at bealach on Scorradale Road and made a quick ascent up service track.||the pigguy||04/05/2017|
|Easy stroll along track||Colin Crawford||26/06/2016|
|The trig point seems to mark the highest natural point on the hill.||David Purchase||18/06/2015|
|Easy walk up the track to bag the trig and summit with Jim Bloomer and Tricky Speirs still with sunshine.||Dugswell2||01/06/2014|
|Trig close to summit. Fine view point.||Adrian||01/06/2014|
|From Scorra Dale up track and through gate.||chrisbien||31/05/2014|