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Name:Haughmond Hill
Hill number:17201
Height:153m / 502ft
Parent (Ma):2087  Cadair Berwyn
RHB Section:38A: Shropshire
County/UA:Shropshire (CoU)
Catchment:Severn
Class:Tump (100-199m), Clem
(Tu,1,Cm)
Grid ref:SJ 54286 13437
Summit feature:no feature: ground c 20m SE of trig point
Drop:86m
Col:67m  SJ534185  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 126
(1:25k) 241S
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 50 users)ByDate of Ascent
With Jo: pleasant walk through the woods from the Forestry Commission car park on a cloudy morning. No views from summit, but extensive views from various viewpoints on the west side of hill.amblerbob30/11/2018
Followed Campbell's/AJ's route from the SW. Nice walk.Herbert Anchovy10/10/2018
Parked to s at start of fp which quickly goes into wood. Feels wrong but worth following. Pleasant stroll up through woods to clear top. Met a couple from my home town, Perth, near the top. Bracken dying off in August,Campbell Singer24/08/2018
Good parking spot and f/p from SW. Path through crop then into wood, up and over past sculptures then through wood to trig, with summit in clearing nearby.Aye Jimmy05/06/2018
1st of three hills today. Green lane Station to Chester then train to Crewe then train to Shrewsbury. I followed the Shropshire way to Uffington then took a fp to the base of the hill then a rising fp before taking a track to a crossroad of paths and amazingly spotted an Otter padding towards me before it realised and then veered off into the undergrowth. I made my way to the Trig point but highest point is a few metres away on a levelled area. I took a path over to explore Douglas's Leap. Beautiful expansive views then a steep track joins up with the Shropshire way. I continued to rejoin my outward route to finish back in ShrewsburyDazingdale30/04/2017
Car park busy and still free on a sunny Friday afternoon. Footpaths a bit muddy.Dugswell224/03/2017
From car park on N side of hill(free in winter). Surprisingly busy even at 09:00 in the morning. Woodland tracks to trig point and adjacent summit of 12m diameter grass and bed rock which appears to have been levelled ? No views.RichardM01/02/2017
at Trig in small grassy clearing in mixed forest. Accessed from Forestry Commission car park with toilets and cafe ( free parking in winter). Clearing 20 p away of similar height.Denise 01/02/2017
With Cabesimon and co26/11/2016
Mostly sunny. Following the blue marked trail to the top of Haughmond Hill from the visitor centre. Distance = 5.83km. Average moving speed = 4.6km/h. Time moving = 1:16. Ascent = 26m.paulnewby8102/10/2016
Part of a Forestry Commission self guided walkCreakingHiker26/08/2016
As DG from E: pleasant clearing in woodGordonAdshead16/07/2016
I saw a squirrel. With grumpyshitBannerzBaggins07/07/2016
Surprising view from this pleasant walking area.tumpawumpa10/06/2016
With Minnie from small parking area by Haughmond Abbey driveway, crossed road followed path round base of hill to Criftin then up & along to trig/top & fort down path along E side of quarry, mostly pleasant woodland walking, sunny n dry but not too hot.apricorum15/05/2016
From Criftin. Trig point is a couple of metres from the summit so I don't know where RHW went to.clivevilla03/03/2016
Been up here loads!!!Edwardsfamily01/04/2015
Lots of dog crap..stig_nest11/03/2015
It's pleasant enoughNormski02/06/2014
What can be said about Haughmond Hill. OK to walk the dog (watch out for dog mess and bikes). Now boasts a cabin and refreshments. Not the place to come to walk in the quiet unless you pick a rainy wednesday afternoon in February. Excellent view from the edge, over Shrewsury, River Severn and beyond. Fabulous for dissabled access but I just don't like the place! No acsent or decent. Does not feel like a hill walk because its's not. It's more like a walk to the end of a wooded pier. My least favorite Shropshire Hill.Steve W11/05/2013
Trig bagging ...heavyhorses28/06/2010
Visited the trig here on this date, whilst also geocaching.Chingwakabungya06/03/2010
From small lay-by on minor road near The Criftin at SJ 55100 13440. Easy stroll on good track.David Gradwell26/05/2009
Parked in the official car park to the north and did a sort of circular walk down past the quarry to the trig and high point and then back for a cup of tea in the café.Father Ted11/10/2006
W side impressive but complex, confusing, Trig Pt not found. from minor rd to W @ 532134 RHW25/11/2001
Orienteered on this hill several times, but this ascent to the trig point was whilst accompanying a group of school children.JohnW08/04/1992
Approx dateKM01/06/1982
On numerous occasionssummitsup01/01/1952
Andy West09/04/2019
ngthack21/02/2019
asbown28/10/2018
malcorbett17/05/2018
RichardJ5127/09/2017
PeteF07/08/2017
nBenes02/03/2017
Adrian05/11/2016
Mark Sims16/09/2016
Neil Haslewood24/08/2016
Alex C15/01/2016
Laura.W03/09/2015
AJ_UNSWORTH30/08/2015
stevent080917/08/2015
andrew brown22/06/2015
Janie21/01/2015
adriane16/11/2014
Dusty14/05/2013
Edwin Gradwell26/05/2009
George Gradwell26/05/2009
fasgadh18/12/2003
Sleepwa1ker01/01/1976