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Name:South Head Hill
Hill number:13948
Height:378m / 1240ft
Parent (Ma):1821  White Meldon
RHB Section:28A: Firth of Forth to the River Tweed
County/UA:Scottish Borders (UA)
Class:Tump (300-399m)
Grid ref:NT 21914 41714
Summit feature:ground 2m E of cairn
Col:343m  NT220423  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 73
(1:25k) 337
Survey:obvious summit
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 30 users)ByDate of Ascent
south head hill and hamilton hill from the west parked near footbridge.robertphillips08/02/2020
Solo. Parked at NT210416. Circuit of South Hill Head (the name used on OS maps), White Meldon and Black Meldon.A beautiful sunny day with a light breeze.pwbellarby08/09/2019
Alex C02/08/2019
Small cairn in heather, after Hamilton Hill, Breezy, sunny, pleasant views.Denise 08/07/2019
From WNW, footbridge, path and trods to heathery summit, HP boulderRHW07/07/2019
From the parking/picnic area to the west. Had to improvise with a path. Didnít bump into Rob.Campbell Singer07/07/2019
2nd of anti clockwise circuit of threevegibagger07/07/2019
On way to black and white meldoncjo05/07/2019
Followed sheep trods from the glenhillsman25/03/2019
Crossed over from Hamilton Hill and descended paths to SE via golf course to Peebles and bus back to Edinburgh. Sunny dayThearlaichdubh08/07/2018
From the minor road to W. Over SHH and onto HH and back. Below zero with a strong cold wind.chrisbien26/01/2017
From Rosetta camp site. This looks like South Hill Head on 1:50,000 map.ngthack11/09/2015
Colin Crawford20/04/2015
With the Meldons from S carparkjimbloomer11/02/2015
Run from Peebles (D&P wedding)richardsun30/11/2013
Pete R28/10/2013
Came up from the Meldons Road over South Hill Head to Edston Hill trig. Back via Hamilton Hill & White Meldon.agentmancuso24/09/2012
From Peebles via golf course. Tough fences and walls on final ascentridgewalker2307/04/2000