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Name:The Garrison
Hill number:17896
Height:42m / 138ft
Parent (Ma):none
RHB Section:40: Cornwall & Devon
County/UA:Isles of Scilly (UA)
Island:St Mary's
Maritime area:Isles of Scilly
Class:Tump (0-99m)
Grid ref:SV898102 (est)
Col:4m  SV902104  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 203
(1:25k) 101

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 43 users)ByDate of Ascent
From the town, past the location of the smallest football league in the world. Initially went to campsite area but getting to HP was not going to be easy. Went back round to house and to flagpole. Later in week visited all the high points in castle.PeterD26/06/2017
3/3 Quick cycle around island as on day trip to the three most prominent points (Higher Newford/Peninnis Point/The Garrison)Fergalh29/10/2016
From Hugh Town square, up past Star Castle Hotel to the football field and the campsite and the fortifications beyondMariana Trench09/09/2016
Climbed daily from near the pier in Hugh Town due to my staying in the campsite!Buteobuteo26/08/2016
Late afternoon revisit after St Agnes day trip.Smudge06/07/2016
Had good wander around, including in the campsite and the well trampled bracken areas. Thanks for clearing routes for Sarah and I.assynt_bob04/07/2016
precise summit position difficult to determine.jimbloomer01/07/2016
House inside brambly earth bank approx at natural hp; we first trampled a route up onto bank W side of house, thru bramblesRHW01/07/2016
Bagged with Jon Metcalf, Rob Woodall and Adrian Rayner's jacket on a multi-TUMP and bench mark tour of the island.Dugswell201/07/2016
Out bagging with Rob Doug and Jon since Adrian abandoned me on Lewis last month :-(Adrian\'s jacket01/07/2016
Good stroll up onto the garrison top, camp site, marked point on ground and made made structures all checked out. Great locationnordicstar01/07/2016
Nice campsite.jenx01/07/2016
Hugh Town circular with SG.Smudge01/07/2016
Difficult to attain precise summit due to mass of vegetation. It's between gun batteries in the campsite.jonglew12/09/2014
Pleasant womble around the island. Summit probably in camp site or battery. Had a good wander around.destaylor24/05/2014
camped at Garrison campsite for kayaking tripAndyS21/07/2012
Camped here for five days whilst on a short break to the Scillies.CornishGazza23/06/2012
Short hop off the main island circular path. Nice café adjacent, but the owner was trying to sell up as the hotels were taking his trade.moorsman06/08/2005
Whilst staying at the campsitegaryhoney15/10/2000
Very approximate date, with the familyRichard Lawrenc02/08/1984
And a game of tennis with rackets hired from the chemist - first time that Patricia or I had played!arranc13/07/1967
Mike Backler12/04/2019
Tony S03/04/2017
Lorna S03/04/2017
Alex C08/07/2016
David Purchase17/04/2013
Jemma Singer02/09/1986
Campbell Singer04/09/1981
Barbara Singer04/09/1981