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Name:Seamer Beacon
Hill number:2835
Height:189m / 620ft
Parent (Ma):2830  Urra Moor - Round Hill
Section:37: The River Tees to The Wash
County/UA:North Yorkshire (CoU)
Catchment:Derwent (Goole)
Watershed:Humber Estuary
Class:Hump, Tump (100-199m), Submarilyn
(Hu,Tu,1,sMa)
Grid ref:TA 00832 87619
Summit feature:wall of ancient fort
Drop:146m
Col:43m  TA005897  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 101
(1:25k) OL27S 301
Observations:fort is in copse of trees
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 80 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Early morning climb w Jenx and Bryher from nr GCHQ facility. Grass on bridleway quite long and still wet, wellies would have been better than boots. The beacon top is quite small but impressive nonethelessnordicstar10/09/2017
A pleasant wooded knoll. A sense of history.jenx10/09/2017
Parking available on grass verge by bend at 011871 – Through gate & then N. along RoW & through 3 more gates before heading across to the summit tumulus. The circle of stones on the summit are the remains of Baron Albert’s Tower, a 19th century stone folly.gerrybowes02/09/2017
With K. Site of the Badger and Mole joint council.Ashley19/02/2017
Nice walk with K on crisp day from Forge Valley via Raincliffe Woods.IanHHill29/01/2017
Quite an atmosphere around here after twilight. Still, done and back down in plenty of time for supper at Scarborough YHA.Alex C19/11/2016
8/8 last of Eight (Black Hambleton/Noon Hill/Carlton Moor/Cringle Moor/Cold Moor/Brow Moor/Olivers Mount/Seamer Beacon)Fergalh10/07/2016
Parked at bend at point 152 north of GCHQ complex.Easy,dry walk up on mild,cloudy day.With Bridget and Oscar.catman03/07/2016
With Bridget and Catman.oscarrosie03/07/2016
With Catman and Oscar.rosiebridge03/07/2016
Drove up from East Ayton, thru farm and parked at track junction TA 003875.Eddie30/03/2016
From minor road to south by GCHQ building. Easy but wet underfoot.citygent01/03/2016
With Sail. We walked up through the woods from the car park by Raincliffe Farm.Dangerous Dave14/11/2015
Public road from East Ayton to the transmitters. Drove all the way in my standard vehicle. Public footpath from the end as far as the top. Fantastic viewpoint so choose a clear day.moorsman04/01/2015
On a fairly random trig and sub Marilyn visit to Scarborough, not enough switched on and planned.vegibagger12/09/2014
With MoraBLACKHILL15/06/2014
Lovely evening walk over from the main road past the GCHQ listening station. And there was a geocache at the summit too!signyred11/05/2013
On way to Claire and Steve's wedding. Nice views of the sea around Scarborough.simon and co19/07/2012
Walked up through the town from seafront, and along Lady Grace track until peeling off for summit.DanHolme09/06/2012
A good walk up through the mist on some snow and ice. Summit area clear. Good 2m contacts.G4OOE05/02/2012
Walked up to the obvious summit from the car park at Raincliffe Woods. High point is at the centre of a copse (inside the remains of the beacon?)yorkie31/01/2012
Short pleasant walk from corner near Rigg's Farm. Centre of copse on skyline. MoD Range Rover kept an eye on me.Aye Jimmy17/08/2011
Easy parking for a few cars on bend to S.destaylor14/07/2011
A short walk up from Raincliffe Wood car park after an excellent lunch at Beiderbecke's Hotel in Scarborough. Cloudy but dry.PaulH10/05/2011
From the bend to S. Top is the Beaconchrisbien03/03/2011
must do it in daylight next time.DARRENG18/09/2010
Dry and clear from south, parking for 2 cars.Dugswell201/08/2010
Got buzzed by MoD police.marktrengove07/03/2010
large tumulus, copse, view disappointing. rough tk driveable to 005878, cross arable & pasture to summit RHW28/09/2002
Parked in Raincliffe Woods near Forge Valley. Climbed steeply to the top of the valley. Then walked around a large field with pigs in. Eventually reaching the beacon from the north.garyhoney13/04/2002
800m stroll over sheep pastures through trees to top. 14.30.arranc11/03/2000
Solo trip from L's at Leeds. On a trip around N Y Moors doing Marilyns, sub-Marilyns, County Tops and even an aborted attempt on a Treble zero down jungle and crumbling shale cliffs to the coast.Chris Pearson20/04/1997
thelonious24/09/2017
jimbloomer23/06/2017
PGCE29/04/2017
thenomad24/11/2016
nicolajane16/11/2016
softsquare19/07/2016
BaggerGutt30/03/2016
Kiltie07/07/2015
rich7704/01/2015
Moorponder28/07/2014
jamiehighton11/04/2014
Lionel Bidwell13/07/2013
Susan Bidwell13/07/2013
iaindbrown14/04/2013
Alan Caine02/04/2013
Campbell Singer03/03/2013
AndyS24/12/2012
pwatson198010/01/2012