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Name:Pavis Wood
Hill number:5462
Height:244m / 801ft
Parent (Ma):2874  Wendover Woods [Haddington Hill]
RHB Section:39: Central and Eastern England
County/UA:Buckinghamshire (CoU), Hertfordshire (CoU)
County (CoH):Hertfordshire (CoH)
County (CoA):Hertfordshire (CoA)
Catchment:Thames
Class:Historic County Top, Current County/UA Top, Administrative County Top
(CoH,CoU,CoA)
Grid ref:SP 91434 09125
Summit feature:no feature: ground on road verge
Drop:0m
Col:244m  SP914091  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 165
(1:25k) 181
Observations:this is highest ground along the road but ground in fields to NE cannot be excluded
Survey:Abney level
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Notes:
  • Hertfordshire (1974) administrative county top
  • Hertfordshire historic county top
  • Hertfordshire current county/UA top

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 239 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
With Val. Walked from Wendover Woods after visiting he Marilyn top there. Good weather.mike.hoult02/10/2019
Combined Bucks and Herts tops. Arrived late so had to get a move on to avoid having the car being locked in the Wendover Woods car park. Quick and easy pair bagged within an hour of each other.acolling14/09/2019
Park and bagBramley28/08/2019
Walking the County Tops of Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire. One way followed route suggested by Muir, but made it a circular for the way back.bgalon25/08/2019
Drive up.NormanW26/07/2019
Started from St Mary's Church in Wendover, followed Ridgeway path through Hale Wood, past Chivery Hall farm & mast and into Pavis Wood. Exiting NE corner of wood, high point is unmarked & innocuous some 75 metres south along Gadmore Lane. Taken to be where large oak forms part of hedge on eastern boundary of road.timbo9910/07/2019
2/2 Also on way to Bedforshire, probably the easiest county top so farpenbet29/06/2019
On own. Parked in lay-by on Gadmore Lane and walked along road to bag this top. No views.Beeliner22/03/2019
Started from Forestry Commission car park at Wendover Woods. Followed Ridgeway to mapped high point. Non-descript and unmarked with no view.Eliza10006/03/2019
Walked in a loop with Haddington Hill.peter_tun13/01/2019
Ridgeway Tring to Princes Risboroughjedthehumanoid12/01/2019
Summit with Anita whilst staying in AldburyGhibli05/11/2018
Parked at the corner on the high point as a detour from a journey on the M1. We were going to wander over to Wendover Woods to tick off Buckinghamshire too, but lots of wind and not much time due to earlier traffic meant we decided to leave that for another trip.jkl12/10/2018
Final and 6th hill of the day on Stage 7 of the Ridgeway walk with Lesley, having detoured off to climb Whiteleaf Hill, Pulpit Hill, Beacon Hill, Coombe Hill and Wendover Woods, this was a very short wander up the road, into the field, with the highest point being near the Oak tree within the hedge itself. Lovely part of the Ridgeway to come was the walk through Tring Park. Tring station was our destination but it seemed to take an age to get to...Dazingdale27/09/2018
Layby at corner of road. Walked up road and wandered around field.mart079714/08/2018
Parked at the layby by the junction of Shire lane and Gadmore lane. Walked along the roadside verge to highest point and then also had a few minutes stroll along the Ridgeway. Perhaps the most uninspiring county summit so far, give me a walk up a hill and trig point summit any day!Gerry the Ranger04/08/2018
Warm, breezy, sunshine and cloud. Beautiful mixed forest.Wycombe Wanderer17/07/2018
Parked in the Wendover Woods building site which is a result of the ongoing refurbishment and after finding the brass plaque for Haddington hill I followed the directions in Jonny Muir's book to get to the uninspiring Pavis Wood.Buck20/06/2018
Cycled from home. Combined with a trip to Wendover Wood (Bucks county top).tsharp21/05/2018
Parked at Bend in the road walk around with GPS so summit featuresjmistry8621/04/2018
Solo. Went into the woods and the field to visit the 248m spot height.Dangerous Dave17/02/2018
Walked to thge 'summit' along the Ridgeway after Wendover WoodsDanMaisieBex12/02/2018
On a night hike from Berkhamsted to Wendover Woods, in terrible weather, having been sheltering in the Greyhound in Wigginton for an hour or two beforehand!DanHolme21/07/2017
Parked at corner of Shire Lane and Gadmore Lane, quick stroll along start of Ridgeway to make sure summit bagged. Despite being midday in the middle of summer, was dark and gloomy in here.mapple29/06/2017
Wendover Woods and Paris Wood from Wellonhead Bridge.Fred Windsor29/05/2017
With CPgarth8723/04/2017
Pleasant stroll from Wendover Woodsprwild02/04/2017
Revisit for digital photo was here before in July 1989.Dugswell206/03/2017
Roadside ..not excitingkeithelliott04/03/2017
Been here before without realising walking the Ridgeway.KC15/02/2017
With Wendyijpowell01/09/2016
10 mile circular trekking starting south of Hale Lane. Sunny.Graeme06/08/2016
petey18/05/2016
Highest point is probably on the bank beside the lay-by on the bend, but this is probably man made.Swindon Bagger24/03/2016
Road, short way from bend.PeterD21/03/2016
Nothing summit but in the bag.Mash201610/01/2016
A nothing of a county top.stig_nest22/11/2015
5/8 Fifth one on Bad weather day so county tops bagging for the day, (Park Lane/Ashley Hill/Bowsey Hill/East Burnham Park/Pavis Wood/Whitehill/Bow Brickhill/The Slipe)Fergalh24/10/2015
Solo.ADT23/10/2015
A six and a half mile county top walk,This is easily reached when doing Buckinghamshire's high point. leave wendover woods car park by the exit (not the entrance like me) then turn left until you reach the Ridgeway path on the left hand side of the road and follow for a few miles, past a communications tower through pavis wood to the road which marks the boarder turn left on a sharp bend is Hertfordshires high point. I continued till I reached the junction just to be sureWAYNE ROWLETT09/08/2015
Move along please, nothing to see here...rlee504011/07/2015
One of 5 before noon (Mx, Beds, Bucks, Oxon)maltose11/06/2015
Walked to this from Wendover woods along a part of the ancient walkway The Ridgeway.A nice easy walk through woodland but leaving the woods the highest point is a disappointing country lane but we have done it.Tony and Karen11/06/2015
Technically I did not have to get out of the car for this one - but I had a walk around - very nice hot and sunny spring afternoon. It would be a very peaceful spot - no other cars in 40 minutes but a plane flies over every 5.M3WDD16/05/2015
Logged on way back from Wendover Woodschrsty10/05/2015
With Katy and Pat.George Thompson04/05/2015
with George & PatKatyT04/05/2015
with tash after haddingtonpigerg28/02/2015
Easy bag this roadside location .Haygalzer19/10/2014
Quiet and lonely spot. Walked from Wendover woods.ASkeet14/09/2014