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Name:Tan Hill
Hill number:5612
Height:294m / 965ft
Parent (Ma):2906  Walbury Hill
Section:39: Central and Eastern England
County/UA:Wiltshire (CoU)
Class:Tump (200-299m)
(Tu,2)
Grid ref:SU 08211 64707
Summit feature:no feature
Drop:48m
Col:246m  SU095646  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 173
(1:25k) 157
Survey:Leica NA730/Leica 530
Surveys of Milk Hill and Tan Hill (Final).doc
Comments:0.25m lower than nearby Submarilyn Milk Hill
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 57 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Cropped field with tractor tracks. Trig gone. nice viewsDenise 21/04/2017
Trig now at SU 08086 64558.andrew brown04/03/2017
Bishops Cannings circular. Visited the tops of Clifford's Hill on the approach to this de-trigged summit before heading off to W along the Wansdyke.Smudge08/01/2017
From Allington, simple up and down on road/bridleway.rhalstead18/08/2016
Also Clifford's Hill on the way up.Herbert Anchovy10/02/2016
arable field. Strange in pasture area. Trig re-located to field corner.Adrian31/05/2015
3/3 Climbed after Milk Hill. Did not find trig point but see from comments afterwards that it had been moved so not so disapointed now...although i thought you were not allowed move trig points ?Fergalh12/05/2015
Climbed by the same route as last time, including Clifford's Hill & the Barge Inn afterwards. This time we took Grandma & Granddad.DanMaisieBex11/05/2015
Climbed up after Tan Hill. Then went over Clifford's Hill & down to the Kennet & Avon Canal before a pint at the Barge Inn.DanMaisieBex17/04/2015
Ascent with my family in 13.5 mile round hike departing from Avebury, passing Silbury Hill, and visiting West Kennett Long Burrow before following an over grown White Horse Trail through a field of rapeseed oil to the Wansdyke and on to summit of Milk Hill. From Milk Hill followed the Wansdyke to Tan Hill before descending on a track of varying quality to the pub at Beckhampton. Beautiful sunny day, came away a little burnt.VirtualMountain01/06/2014
A walk from Walkers hill car park on a bright clear day, with Milk Hill, Donna J, Debs W, Susan P, Brian F, Rich N, and David ?Lou23/11/2013
Walked with Bib after climbing Milk Hill. Also found the now moved Trig Pointlozinworcester05/05/2013
On a circular walk from Pewsey to Avebury then back & finish of along the canalphilhythe28/04/2013
Easy parking to south. Pleasant walk.destaylor15/02/2013
Walked over via Milk Hill, (County top by a tiny bit above Tan Hill) from the car park about 3.5k to East - agreed there is no longer a pillar here there looks to be some new fencing along the edge of the field.griefmiester03/07/2012
A very nice walk. Trig point found in the south-west corner of the next field.JohnStoneham01/04/2012
Walked up from Avebury, bagged Milk and Tan Hills. This one is better than Milk Hill.DanTrig09/10/2010
Bagging flurry on way to Dauntsey' school for 3 day course after D of E trip to New Forest. Up from Allington.Chris Pearson13/04/2010
Re-visited 15 Nov 12 to get the trig point number only to find the trig wasn't there! Found it 165m to the SW sulking in the corner of the field. Looks like it has been uprooted by the farmer. New GR for the trig is SU 08086 64546.jonglew11/04/2010
Trig point in a crop field but a nice walk along Wansdyke from Milk Hill.clivevilla25/01/2008
Solid bike ride to trigRhayader_wander04/10/2006
Bagged whist visiting nearby MarilynFather Ted25/03/2005
Revisit date. First date not recorded. nice hill, by moonlight!. RHW19/03/2005
On circular walk up Milk Hillwheresthepath07/03/2005
With Jamie, Elliot and Emily with a pic of all three of them on top of the trig.vegibagger03/08/2003
Milk Hill and Tan Hill With familyPeterD19/07/2003
From Allington up the track to the flat area on the topMariana Trench12/04/2003
Solo evening run (with Milk Hill).mikejacobs25/10/1998
Unmarked point a few metres E of trig pillarwebmaster01/07/1997
With Jamie and Elliot and Emilyvegibagger01/07/1997
summit possibly not attained as on bikesDenise 14/09/1996
Date unknown RHW01/01/1990
Walk connecting to Milk Hill.arranc27/10/1983
when at raf colernebeorwulf22/05/1974
Manuel Pereda29/08/2016
Dusty30/06/2016
Swindon Bagger07/06/2015
johnoz20/06/2012
Owen B18/06/2011
Stewart15/12/2010
DARRENG30/09/2010
Ham and Skate26/02/2010
asbown22/11/2008
geoffreycurnock03/07/2008
rossdrossd13/04/2008
BrianMatthews26/07/2006
stevent080910/06/2006
ajwxyzt19/09/2004
Chester21/12/2003
mae20/04/2002