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Name:Wideford Hill
Hill number:1554
Height:225m / 738ft
RHB Section:23: Orkney Islands
County/UA:Orkney Islands (UA)
Island:Orkney Mainland
Maritime area:Orkney - South
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (200-299m), Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,2,Y)
Grid ref:HY 41148 11609
Summit feature:no feature; grass next to view point 9m NW of trig point
Drop:169m
Col:56m  HY348103  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 6
(1:25k) 463
Observations:man-made mound 60m E at HY 41211 11617 is 20cm lower
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 159 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Drive up the road, park at the top, walk 3 yards to the top. Good views over Kirkwallcurlebd02/07/2019
Thorny23/06/2019
beckybags14/06/2019
A Peckish14/06/2019
IainT09/06/2019
Car park > chambered cairn > summit > car park.Winterfloodian06/06/2019
benarmine03/04/2019
Drive up the road, park at the top, walk 3 yards to the top. Good views over Kirkwall in the dark.Gill21/02/2019
Drive up on metalled road. Interest factor here was that it was dark. Lovely night views over surrounding area.jonglew21/02/2019
PeteN09/08/2018
malcorbett12/07/2018
Tom Mundell01/07/2018
Trekking toes01/07/2018
By carTeasyChris28/06/2018
Climbed from Kirkwall. Visited the chambered cairn lower down the hillsideFlyingrabbit21/06/2018
Drive upCrib Goch14/06/2018
Drove to the top and raced over to the high point as the rain started. (On my way back from last Hoy Marilyn to Kirkwall)NormanW13/06/2018
Easy peasy even in thick fog!elizyanne26/05/2018
Bagging the trig.BigJ08/05/2018
Pommyjon17/10/2017
Walk from Pickaquoy Centre in Kirkwall.the pigguy 13/10/2017
grumpy16/09/2017
vuirich13/09/2017
thekirkie pirate06/09/2017
With Mora.BLACKHILL04/09/2017
Isbjorn20/07/2017
briansv650s14/07/2017
Drove upKevin2903513/07/2017
Cold, wet, windy and misty. No view.AndrewFinnimore09/06/2017
With Bevsimon and co04/05/2017
Nice views from the summit :-) Got driven up by my daddy before walking onto grassy summit and also touching trig.Seumas Kerr14/04/2017
After a nice day on Hoy, got driven up and bagged summit with Seumas.LighthouseSarah14/04/2017
Decent walk a little slippery underfoot on the farmers track due to recent rainfall and inappropriate footwear. Walking shoes will be needed next time not trainers. Bear throughly enjoyed himself. Pretty breezy up top thouSam&Bear04/03/2017
Easy bag as you can almost drive right to it. Exceptionally windy today up here. ROC station also well worth a look, the first one I have ventured into, don't know what came over me today!thejackrustles24/09/2016
From Kirkwall. With Gill.ADT06/08/2016
Second drive up. Lunch on top. With Chris PeartColin Crawford23/06/2016
Drive up - with Colin Crawford.Chris Peart23/06/2016
Quick repeat w Jenx and the gang after the Hoy epic. Great views this time.nordicstar11/06/2016
Repeat visit after trip to Hoy.jenx11/06/2016
Up by track from S (Heathfield) and descended to NE to main road for walk back to Lerwick. Chambered cairn is well worth a detour.benalder28402/04/2016
PGCE30/03/2016
MC J O. Fabulous view of Orkney from top. Windless day!Martin6614/03/2016
Nick Down128/08/2015
chrispine02/08/2015
twg2729/07/2015
EasternHiker19/07/2015
A drive-up Marilyn.David Purchase18/06/2015
Easy stroll up from Kirkwall Youth Hostel and then back down into the town centre.campagvelocet18/06/2015
Parked at first bend in track then a short walk to the summit. With Valmike.hoult07/06/2015
Solo trip, part of traverse Orphir to KirkwallInvicta1404/06/2015