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Name:Kit Hill
Hill number:2883
Height:334m / 1096ft
RHB Section:40: Cornwall & Devon
County/UA:Cornwall (CoU)
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (300-399m), Clem
Grid ref:SX 37487 71343
Summit feature:ground at base of chimney
Col:163m  SX301760  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 201
(1:25k) 108
Observations:trig point 60m E at SX 37544 71361 is about 1.5m lower
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 269 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Pleasant place for a family stroll, and nice to be in Cornwall for the first time.agentmancuso30/06/2019
7/7 Marilyn, drove to upper car park just after sunset. Enjoyed the twilight views.N.Morters27/04/2019
Here for the trigpoint. TP:UK log: This wasn't originally on the list for today but then I spotted (a) a road you can drive all the way to it (b) the IS bonus (c) it is a Marilyn.... also on site a pokestop! And it also has a rivet. Kit Hill selfie ©thejackrustlesthejackrustles31/03/2019
Drove up - noticed that the info board proclaims its Marilyn status.NormanW30/03/2019
Drove up to car park on top.lenman01/01/2019
From the car park at SX 383713. 'Dog sh*t Hill' would be a more apt name - I recommend you drive up to the top if you prefer not to get dogs' calling cards stuck to your soles.Isbjorn04/11/2018
From middle car park.Winterfloodian23/09/2018
Not quite a drive up. It takes a few seconds to reach the summit chimney from the car park.Topographer5709/08/2018
By bike from Luckett. Gutted there was no ice cream van at the topvictimofmathema05/08/2018
Parked at base of North Incline - Walked up north incline - then followed waymarked path to old mine workings - chimney and trig.briandavies29/07/2018
Drove up to car park between trig point and chimney. Enjoyed packed lunch. Another hot, sunny day with expansive views over Bodmin Moor, more hazy looking east to Dartmoor. Excellent!Dartmoorman06/07/2018
Easy peasy. Drive up and stroll to the summit.elizyanne03/07/2018
Popular with dog walkers. Walked around pillar and old chimneycjo22/06/2018
Evening walk with Minnie from lower cp followed waymarked trail-with map, very warm, great views although a little hazy, nice hill, interesting.apricorum23/05/2018
Lovely views on a fine evening.gettingonabit17/05/2018
From lower car park. Nice circular route if you have the time past the mine workings.twg2726/04/2018
Drove up and wandered round.SS12/04/2018
The voie normale, drive up the road, park, walk around a bit then drive down the road. Great views on a lovely sunny day.Gill26/01/2018
Drove up the summit, took photo of trigs and walked around the towerjmistry8625/01/2018
Short walk from middle car park at SX379714.Tony J23/12/2017
Great views.dal08/11/2017
5/8M another drive up.robertphillips07/11/2017
KF J did not make the arduous trip from the summit car park. Mist/low cloud lifting and hints of the Tamar estuary becoming visible but otherwise not much on the toposcopes is identifiable.crazy26/10/2017
With Izzy Rosie and Yvonne. On way to see Joanne in at austellLongwojo12/10/2017
With Shelagh and our dog Maisie. My 300th Marilyn - halfway to the Hall!SteveG03/10/2017
Drove up to the second highest C. P. Then walked to the monument.Play2End12/09/2017
I was in Devon this day, and decided to drive to Cornwall as I've never been here before. This was my sole destination, and I visited the Trig Point and completed the Virtual Cache.nathanjhunt05/08/2017
On way home from holiday in Cornwall. Parked at car park at bottom and followed path to top. Good views!Kate_and_Euan22/07/2017
Both of usTonyandsue14/04/2017
From Middle car park, up track, down road.rhalstead04/03/2017
Great, easy road straight to car park. Foggy weather hindered view but very interesting information board about Kit Hill. Will revisit in summer when weather is better to see views.Hippy7710/12/2016
From lower car park.squeegs29/10/2016
TD, C & H.This Dog21/10/2016
Drive to summit. Good road.moorsman18/06/2016
Quick walk up to the chimney with my 2 girls. It was wet and windy with the summit shrouded in mistisabelle20/02/2016
From lower car parkBramley12/10/2015
on tandem tour to Land's EndTeasyChris11/06/2015
Parked in lower car park and pleasant short walk to summit. With valmike.hoult30/04/2015
With MikeVal Deisler13/04/2015
2/7 simple drive up and short walk from car parkFergalh12/04/2015
Wanting some exercise and fresh air, we walked up from Kelly Bray on the foot path off Florence Road. Stile is hidden behind the last building/barn. Fine views of Dartmoor, Bodmin Moor and Plymouth Sound. Shame out the road, but the place looks well cared for.mindlessflogger11/04/2015
Parked at the summit car park A one minute walk up the steps to the base of the chimney. Great view of Plymouth Sound. (S)gerrybowes13/03/2015
Drove to the car park and had a wander around late in the day. Overcast but good views. With GM.bolton16/11/2014
Drive to top. Second ascent.PeteF01/11/2014
Parked in the free car park near Higston Farm. A pleasant ascent up the track, with the last part on the road to the top.Sprog15/04/2014
On a wet day whilst Josh was at Plymouth University open day.simon and co05/04/2014
Drove to the car park and walked to the obelisk. Operated from the summit for SOTA.G4OBK (Phil)06/02/2014
Accompanied G4OBK (Phil) for SOTA. Very wet day.judy55cat06/02/2014
In the car in the mist, although occasional glimpses of what would be fabulous views in fine weather.Newton Maximus07/10/2013