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Name:Launde Hill
Hill number:17329
Height:202m / 663ft
Parent (Ma):2869  Cleeve Hill
RHB Section:39: Central and Eastern England
County/UA:Leicestershire (CoU)
Catchment:Wash
Class:Tump (200-299m)
(Tu,2)
Grid ref:SK 78611 04160
Summit feature:no feature: pasture
Drop:39m
Col:163m  SK780041  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 141
(1:25k) 233E
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 21 users)ByDate of Ascent
Left the car parked at Oxey Cross Roads after having bagged Round Hill. Followed road E then picked up RoW running up side of field to woods. A gate 200m from the SW corner of the woods allowed access to a grassy track through woods and out the other side, just to E of HP. One unlocked gate allowed access to the field with HP in. Back the same way. Fifth of seven today.Wheelsy09/08/2019
Via gate opposite Broom's Farm to East with farmer's permission. V. muddy gateway onto field at presentcarole engel13/02/2019
Belton in Rutland to Billesdon. Launde Big Wood approach.Smudge19/01/2019
From SE, parking near spot height 179m. Along track/fp to entrance to woods and nature reserve. Path to northern edge of woods then easy ascent to HP. County completion.PeterD07/12/2018
Quick up and down job from Broom Farm.Wycombe Wanderer17/07/2018
as for GordonAdsheadarranc11/07/2018
Parked at X roads to SE then followed AJ's route. Muddy and plenty of trees downMark Sims29/01/2018
Used track from ESE starting at SK7952.0352. Followed this to gate into Big Wood Nature Reserve. Broad grassy track leads through pleasant wood to emerge at gate. Step over fence and summit is not far away, a field with nettle patches overtopped by manure heap and a lot of curious cows.Aye Jimmy13/05/2017
Easy stroll up through Launde Big Wood nature reserve.Colin Crawford04/01/2017
Accessed from Launde Big Wood, local wildlife trust site with ancient woodland to south of summit. Top indistinct in domed grassy field. Clear views, cold breeze, sunny.Denise 26/12/2016
Did not manage as too many people at Broom's Farm and attempted access also from spot height 187 but would have qualified as trespassing so we decided to be the bigger people - shame!! By bicycle with DTL. 33 miles, 2,120ft ascent total.Fionalevey24/02/2016
Parked to north at spot height 185M next to 2 huge farm equipment stores. As it was very early I walked round the stores' yard and into field, followed ridge south, into dip over a fence in triplicate and up onto summit. 20 minutes there and back. 4th of the morning.Campbell Singer04/12/2015
No problem walking straight up the hill from open way opposite entrance to Broom's Farm. Parked 30m SGordonAdshead30/07/2015
Approached from Launde Park. Rough pasture at summit area.Adrian18/05/2014
Hill no6 of 6 on this day! Took fp alongside the Eastern boundary and followed fp through wood to Northern boundary where I travelled along the fence westwards for about 20 metres before climbing through. Nice views. I took a different route out to access the fp going eastwardsDazingdale11/01/2014
Nettly pasture, 194m +/-3m. from W, tk to wood, gate to pasture, a bit overlooked, no probs. park 300m to S RHW08/05/2011
BrianMatthews06/08/2019
DC11main27/07/2018
KC06/07/2017
RichardM26/12/2016
ngthack10/02/2016
andrew brown26/05/2015