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Name:Charlbury Hill
Hill number:18369
Height:253m / 830ft
Parent (Ma):2906  Walbury Hill
RHB Section:39: Central and Eastern England
County/UA:Swindon (UA)
Catchment:Thames
Class:Tump (200-299m)
(Tu,2)
Grid ref:SU 23786 82130
Summit feature:no feature: ground 6m N of trig point
Drop:64m
Col:189m  SU229815  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 174
(1:25k) 170W
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 46 users)ByDate of Ascent
Large quad bike competition going on, downhill to the west.amicablyinert15/09/2019
Parked at bottom of hill but space available at top of minor road. Short walk to top with good views including back over Liddington and BarburyBramley20/05/2019
Short walk from easy parking to SW.Aye Jimmy06/04/2019
Aldbourne Pond to Bishopstone Pond.Smudge01/03/2019
Parked on the minor road and walked up the even more minor road and across to this pleasant hill which was snow covered today.clivevilla30/01/2019
Path from Rd to W.Chris Peart30/12/2018
6th and final top on 2nd Stage of the Ridgeway walk with Lesley on a route from Berwick Bassett to Hinton Parva, climbing Hackpen hill, Barbury Down, Coombe Hill, Liddington Hill/Castle with this easily reached by the footpath from the West. We descended into Hinton Parva where we had booked our Airbnb.Dazingdale23/09/2018
Great viewpoint.twg2707/02/2018
From the minor road to the west. Just 300 mts to the trig. Good parking for two cars. Fine viewpoint.Campbell Singer23/12/2017
Short walk from the west. Great viewpoint.Barbara Singer23/12/2017
Prominent grass topped knoll in fields on NW side of the Ridgeway. I approached along field edges to the SE but much easier would have been the path from the track on the W side.RichardM30/03/2017
Short walk to trig and summit from minor road.Dugswell207/03/2017
Nice day. A round from Swindon of the 'ridgeway 3'Moorponder07/11/2016
Swindon completion.ngthack25/07/2016
As per ramblingpaularranc07/07/2016
The strip lynchets to the east (shown on map) are notable fine examples of a type of terracing caused by ancient cultivation on a slope as earth builds up on the downslope side of a field. The conservation group of Hinton Parva, a village built at the foot of the north slope, on the spring line where chalk meet clay, are trying to preserve its old english village feel -even though it is largely empty by day as it is lived in by commuters like so many rural villages. However there are two farms and stables so they are pleased that tractors and horses can be seen throughout the day giving life to the village.They are less pleased by a modern house that does not fit in with the style of the neighbouring manor house.Chris Pearson25/05/2016
Good late afternoon walk up & great sunset - rather a good viewpoint.DanMaisieBex28/01/2016
Charlbury??? Well I suppose not a bad viewpoint to rest my bonesvegibagger10/09/2015
Drove to start of 100m path starting due SW of trigGordonAdshead08/08/2015
Short walk from laybyRamblingpaul03/08/2015
2/3 Easy walk up from layby along ridgeway than veer to left at topFergalh30/06/2015
From nearby layby to the SW.Herbert Anchovy04/06/2015
Permissive path to the Trig point from the Bridleway, a good view point.PeterD30/05/2015
Lovely little summit with public access from the PROW to the south. Part of a 10 mile run on beautiful evening.Swindon Bagger11/05/2015
Solo effort.simon and co12/03/2015
Bagged whilst geocaching in the area.CornishGazza14/12/2014
With Jo, Charlbury Hill (slight detour), Liddington Castle (via permissive path), Liddington Hill whilst walking along The Ridgeway from Ashbury Folly to Barbury Castle. Weather; sunny, warm, good visibility.amblerbob12/06/2014
Followed the ridgeway from Whitehorse hill, open access land with a good footpath to it. Great views from the top. Trig was at SU 23785 82122 although got higher reading at spot height SU 23784 82124. Visited here after walking the excellent ridgeway for the first time it was a joy to walk.hodder27/08/2013
An easy detour from the Ridgeway and paths all the way to the summit trig. Great views from top across Vale of the White Horse to the Cotswolds. Car park where the Ridgeway meets the road at Foxhill.Hillsidenick09/07/2013
Bagged whilst doing the trig.jonglew12/12/2012
Great viewsAdrian03/03/2011
Visiting trig while walking part of the Ridgeway.rhalstead14/04/2007
RHW16/02/2006
Lorna S24/12/2018
Tony S24/12/2018
clique19/05/2018
Colin Crawford30/07/2017
Mark Sims11/01/2016
andrew brown26/06/2015
Tony J17/05/2015
Jacqdaw09/07/2013
asbown02/10/2009
rbayfield21/06/2009
stevent080912/03/2009
Hillsidenick15/07/2007
BrianMatthews01/11/2006