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Name:Bredon Hill
Hill number:2871
Height:299m / 981ft
Section:39: Central and Eastern England
County/UA:Worcestershire (CoU)
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (200-299m)
Grid ref:SO 95762 40267
Summit feature:no feature: 10m ESE of boulder with viewfinder
Col:42m  SP008378  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 150
(1:25k) 190
Observations:boulder was placed at summit probably in about 1995; summit is 10cm above boulder base
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 303 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From Ashton under Hill via Wychavon Wayprwild31/12/2017
3/8M from elmley castle parked up lane at the end of road.robertphillips21/10/2017
Lovely walk on a hot bank holiday Sunday from Elmley Castle ... a lovely place in its own right.summitter27/08/2017
From Deerpark Business Centre following footpath.Ramblingpaul16/08/2017
Bagged from the road head above Bell's Castle.Glorious summer evening, we'd been walking over the Malverns earlier in the day.DanMaisieBex02/07/2017
Both of usTonyandsue05/04/2017
From roadside below Woollas Hall. With Evan & Coel.Dangerous Dave12/02/2017
Dawn run up from Hill House farm near Elmly Castle. Thick clay muddy path underfoot but easy going to summit.N.Morters09/02/2017
Great walk with the kids.helenlawranceodonnel26/10/2016
Elmley Castle route. Gentle climbing all the way to interesting top.jenx07/10/2016
Repeat from Elmley Castle this time and the bridleway, nicer route up than from Great Comberton. Fine views from on top, couple of Roe deer seen on flanksnordicstar07/10/2016
From Hill House Farm near Elmley Castle. There's space for a few cars to park here. A really nice walk with beautiful views. With Sarah, baby Ross and Ferdi the dog.islamidget31/08/2016
Parking on the road to the North West then along past Wollas Hall, then along well marked footpath up to tower and Topograph, views fantastic this evening.griefmiester05/07/2016
Parked at end of lane in Elmley Castle. Lovely area . Just when you think you are near summit there is another hill, then another. Rewarding views, interesting tower and toposcope . I think that is summit but explored all the bumps to make sure I bagged it.Viroco23/04/2016
Parked on road to Woollas Hall and made my way via ROWs (plenty of 'private estate' signs to deter alternative routes) to the pleasant top, an ancient hill fort.Cas-gwent08/04/2016
From Westmancote to the tower via the western slopesMariana Trench03/04/2016
With TJB, via excellent footpath from Woollas Halltrimarc222/03/2016
3rd summit of the day out of four. SOTA activation went well.G4OOE15/03/2016
Muddy! Took the laid-back Elmley Castle route up, got lost on way down but all's well that ends well. Didn't make it over to the Tower as not enough daylight left. Wildlife: pheasants, longtailed tits, recent deer prints.geeoharee16/01/2016
From Elmley Castle using rights of way. Slight variation on descent. We Scots have a word for the underfoot conditions - glar! Second of five Marilyns today.SS20/12/2015
from Kemerton, nice views pity no trigjoseph mitchell15/07/2015
by bikessstevesreeves27/06/2015
With Val. From Elmley Castle. Parked at start of Hill road and very enjoyable walk along lane and onto bridle way to top. Great views.mike.hoult15/05/2015
From south. End of road north of Bell's Castle. Room for 3 cars. Easy, pleasant circular walk with extensive views. With Wendy.ijpowell25/04/2015
On Wychhaven Way Ultramarathonrolfkim19/04/2015
Braw day - sun, no clouds but stiff cooling breeze. From Elmley CastleRocksRock18/04/2015
With daughter, brother and nephew/niece. Walked up from end of road just north of Kemerton. Fine day, reasonable breeze, hazy but views west to Malvern Hills were good.JOHNS20/12/2014
6/7 Best bag of day. Clear track to top. Wonderful views. Well worth the effortFergalh12/12/2014
With Ollie and Stuart from Elmley Castle. Close encounter with a hare and several deer. Back to the Queen Elizabeth for lunch.Newton Maximus06/12/2014
From small parking area Elmley Castle gr984 411, across fields & up to Fiddlers Knap-Long Plantation-The Belt then to the Fort & Tower, East along ridge then down via Hill La back to village. Dry & sunny at first, cold breeze & cloud made it feel very cold later. muddy underfoot on lower slopes.apricorum06/11/2014
From Great Comberton. Limited parking, so ended up parking on the roadside opposite a right of way which was convenient. (SO 953 418) lots or 'private estate no access' signs but the said ROW provides a route to the summit. Good views from summit.bowlesy19/10/2014
With my wife & daughter. Parked by the library (in a phone box!) in Great Comberton. Path up was barely there and inhabited by too-interested cows. Super views from top, lovely hill. Took different & easier route back down.wheresthepath11/10/2014
From end of Hill Lane, Elmley Castle. With PM.CJM25/09/2014
Parked close to the end of Hill Lane in Elmley Castle. A good walk of just over an hour.bolton25/09/2014
With: hb; Followed the track up from Elmley Castle via Hill House Fm and across the top to the tower. Returned via the same route.Ian Baines11/08/2014
From Elmley Castlesqueegs01/06/2014
Kate's brilliant idea ;-)Will Mead19/04/2014
Roadside parking in Elmley Castle Walked up Hill Lane to Hill House Farm Followed sign-posted bridleway to summit with its toposcope. (Solo)gerrybowes03/03/2014
From a fine pub lunch at the Queen Elizabeth in Elmley, with Sandi.TeasyChris20/09/2013
From Great Comberton (limited parking options), past Stump of Oak, to finish with a very steep climbe at the top.tim74708/09/2013
. CreakingHiker08/09/2013
With M6PYG for SOTA. Parked at SO 957386. Time taken for walk to summit, activation and return to car 65 minutes.G4OBK (Phil)14/07/2013
Via Great Comberton - very steep near endgarywalker01/06/2013
Walked up through woods from the south. Didn't have a map but the locals were very friendly and gave directions to the summit tower which is in an iron age fort. Those Iron age people must have liked a good view too!mindlessflogger06/05/2013
Started from Castle Elmley (village fete on 4 May) and walked a circular with Smoky to summit and tower.Skip04/05/2013
beautiful warm March day. started near Deer Park business centre and through the fields - no access problems. spent an hour or so at summit at the Folly, elephant rock and the stone with plaque.carrieandchloe02/03/2013
Lovely clear day and great views from the top. Up from Great Comberton.simon and co29/11/2012
Up from Elmley Castle - plenty of mud but nice topBramley26/10/2012
Bagged this one in a 10 mile round from Ashton Under Hill after seeing it from the Malverns, pleasant and easy walking.DanTrig26/02/2012