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Name:Wolstonbury Hill
Hill number:18406
Height:206m / 676ft
Parent (Ma):2912  Ditchling Beacon
RHB Section:42: South-East England & the Isle of Wight
County/UA:West Sussex (CoU)
Catchment:Adur
Class:Tump (200-299m)
(Tu,2)
Grid ref:TQ 28398 13864
Summit feature:grassy mound 17m N of trig point
Drop:66m
Col:140m  TQ296133  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 198
(1:25k) OL11 122
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 43 users)ByDate of Ascent
Lovely clear day with great views. Ascended from the north via the very steep path.jedthehumanoid22/10/2019
A superb and uplifting point with extensive views of the rolling green and gold downs and chalk-loving flowers at one's feet.Blue skies, sun and puffy cumulus. HP is on raised ground near Trig; extensive earthworks around. From Hassocks station and walking west along the downs, enjoying wild ripe blackberries.Denise 29/08/2019
Walked up from Hassocks station eating sweet blackberries on the way. Summit area appears to be disturbed grassed over ground, highest mound 22m N of trig. Great views.RichardM29/08/2019
20 mile circular from Clayton Windmills - overcast, then sunny, generally windy.atreides788731/03/2019
Parked at end of old main road (now shown as a minor road on map) at TQ 28494 12854. Over dual carriageway via footbridge for West Hill & West Hill Boundary then back to parking spot for ascent of Wolstonbury Hill. (4.5 miles)David Gradwell09/11/2018
With: hb; From Devil's Dyke on SDW to Saddlescombe Fm then SDW to West Hill Tump, S to West Hill CoU then SDW to Pyecombe, bridle track up Wolstonbury Hill then path to Poynings & return.Ian Baines28/07/2018
With: ib; Helen Baines28/07/2018
First of a series of hills on a South Downs walk having taken the bus from Bramber to Muddleswood. Weather hazy, going very heavy at the bottom of the hill.Bernard11/04/2018
Same route as Jon. Followed ROWs. Good views.PeterD11/05/2017
From Hassocks by footpath alongside railway line. Then via Jack & Jill PH and the Warenne and footpath up E side of hill.Raymond Butler17/04/2017
Wolstonbury Hill and West Hill from Pyecombe Village.rhalstead01/04/2017
Southwick station - Truleigh Hill - Edburton Hill - Devil's Dyke - West Hill - Wolstonbury Hill - Ditchling Beacon - Hassocks station. Fantastic walk!Mark Jackson04/02/2017
Walk from Hassocks Station. Cattle near top but they were very dociletrimarc203/05/2016
Parking for a couple of cars at entrance to The Warren and its neighbouring barn conversion. RoW to top, through a field of disinterested grazing cattle. Lots of earthworks, lumps and bumps at the top. HP possibly a little N of the trig.jonglew16/03/2016
Parked easily at end of track near Chantry. Followed excellent track NW until the 6 paths meet (last 200m very muddy) then tracked back to the summit. Summit may as well be the Trig as other ground around is similar or lower.destaylor18/01/2016
Short walk from Clayton with dog; ascent from north-west side. Sunny and breezy day, good views, easy navigation. Worth the effort to come up here, scarp slope of South Downs in sharp focus hereabouts. One kestrel seen being mobbed by anxious crows!JOHNS13/06/2015
Conquered on the way to Ditchling Beacon (South Downs Way)mickdavidson31/08/2014
Pyecombe to Hassocks.Smudge22/02/2014
Parked in car park by Jack and Jill windmill. A short scary walk along the A273 led to a right of way, which leads to summit.Sprog27/08/2013
Walk with brother and Jtourer14501/06/2011
Lovely day with joggers aroundAdrian03/05/2010
RHW11/09/2005
With Lesley. At Ditchling for Christmas. Cold, icy and clear.Chris Pearson28/12/2004
South Downs walk from Lewes to Devil's Dykerjf3505/10/2003
From Hassocks- this hill was a jewel on the walk with Rachel over Devils Dyke to Shoreham. Helped by avoiding going near the quarry now a landfill. 31 degC here but 18 in Shoreham!pwheeler31/05/2003
Date uncertain. With John LatterPete West01/01/1982
Steve Q15/06/2019
arjh11/04/2019
andrew brown01/03/2019
WizzieL17/11/2018
Edwin Gradwell09/11/2018
PeteF30/07/2018
Tony J24/02/2018
carole engel08/03/2017
thelonious20/03/2016
sezlowe23/08/2015
GordonAdshead24/05/2014
lenman23/05/2014
sezlowe08/03/2014
stevent080919/03/2011
BrianMatthews01/03/2007
griefmiester12/08/2005
peter.lyons5710/01/2003