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Name:Kilvey Hill
Hill number:2287
Height:193m / 633ft
Parent (Ma):2284  Mynydd Drumau
RHB Section:32B: Carmarthen to Vale of Neath
County/UA:Swansea (UA)
Catchment:Tawe, Catchment Boundaries
Class:Hump, Tump (100-199m), Submarilyn, Clem
Grid ref:SS 67132 94026
Summit feature:OS bolt
Col:53m  SS701974  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 159
(1:25k) 165
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 70 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Up and down the concrete path from the street to NW. Nice helpful locals.Eddie14/07/2019
Nice view to Lundy from nearby.PGCE12/07/2019
In evening with K, M and three-year-old D.Ashley07/07/2019
Ascended from my son James' student house just below the hill, on a lovely sunny day with children James, Laura and my wife Nicola! Superb views of Swansea Bay and the mumbles.pdantic04/05/2019
From estate to SW, simple up and down.rhalstead10/03/2019
Down here for some winter solstice walking. Weather really poor, but at least I had some suggestion of coastal views.Alex C21/12/2018
A better walk and views than expected. With R And B from end of Headland Road.jenx21/10/2018
Parking in Headland road then good lane all the way to the masted summit. No sign of the trig/bolt. With Jenx and Bryher, lights of Swansea appearing belownordicstar21/10/2018
From the north up the track having driven half way up to where the barriers are.vegibagger05/01/2018
From street P at SS66929352.summitsup06/12/2017
From Headland Road, good path to climb and good views across Swansea. HP to east of compound entrance. My UA completion top.PeterD15/08/2017
As per Chris Peart. Fantastic views over Swansea BayMark Sims05/12/2016
Approach from N along track to masts - parked on Brokesby Rd - the view S from the top came as a nice surprise.Chris Peart27/04/2016
Walk up to top following footpath. High point is ground opposite entrance to compound.Ramblingpaul25/12/2015
From the top of Headland Road - thanks Des. I walked round the masts with some difficulty but the point to the west opposite the entrance to the compound is the highest.Colin Crawford30/06/2015
9/9 Last of long day. parked north in housing estate called Bon Y Maen. Followed rough road to top which is just after the post office.Fergalh29/01/2015
Walked up from where I was staying near park and ride on good tracks. Returned more directly to city centreButeobuteo18/01/2015
With Trefor. Beautiful sunny day. Parked at junction of B5444 and A4217. Good views over Swansea Bay from shelter near summit.mike.hoult24/11/2014
Approached from N, along access road for comms masts.jonglew10/11/2013
Parked in Dupre Road (had problems finding Headland Road on the satnav - it took me to Mumbles!).clivevilla03/04/2013
Tricky to find good start. End of Headland Road good. Good path all the way to the top.destaylor01/09/2011
Parked near Duprey Road & used FP to pass "Centre Bark" a doggie day care facility + horses then up to summit. Lovely morning with views to Devon. No trig just a likely bit of concrete.Dugswell201/07/2011
From Hanover Square. Trig long gone but was W of masts.chrisbien13/05/2011
Parked in Port Tennant and wound way up hill on the numberous tarcks on a very murkey day. Stone shelter neat top. Old trig base about 20 meters inland nearer mast compound entrance.Father Ted29/12/2010
From headland road along a footpath starting with a wall along side it to the riding school and followed another part to the summit.Wonderfull views over swansea bay their is also a nice wind shelter at the top.Summit close to masts had a good walk aroundhodder11/08/2009
Parked to the NE by the Recreation Ground.Dusty24/10/2007
Day trip to South Wales.Man of Kernow119/05/2007
Short walk before a meeting. Good views of the bay and city.Rhayader_wander18/03/2006
Parked by the park in St Thomas to the south of the hill. Took a path which skirted the southern side of the hill. Then took this track through a riding centre to forest tracks beyond which led to the top.garyhoney04/09/2004
rather ordinary hill, view of Swansea + docks. 674945 park at forest gate above Pentre chwyth, transmitter tk to summit RHW01/04/2000
Scramble on path above housing estate. Sturdy municipal 3 pronged wind break overlooking Swansea and docks. Higher point 100m NW.arranc21/02/1999
A shopping day in Swansea saw the Lads & I head up this hill out of desperation. The top gave a great view of Swansea - well a bench near the top did.ChinnockCblank
Done twice.burwellianblank
carole engel07/08/2018
Blue monkey13/08/2014
Campbell Singer29/05/2013