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Name:Royl Field
Hill number:1529
Height:293m / 961ft
RHB Section:22: Shetland Islands
County/UA:Shetland Islands (UA)
Island:Shetland Mainland
Maritime area:Shetland - South
Watershed:Shetland
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (200-299m), Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,2,Y)
Grid ref:HU 39591 28506
Summit feature:trig point in flat area
Drop:287m
Col:6m  HU340683  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 4
(1:25k) 466N
Observations:ground 45m S is as high
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 84 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
A nice walk. Drove up the track from Blett and parked below Scroo, then contoured below Scroo to cross the Burn of Mail above the waterfall. Up the hillside on friendly vegetables with firm sheep tracks, then stroll along the broad ridge to the top. Good views of all other south Mainland Marilyns and of Foula. My last Shetland Marilyn.Gill27/08/2018
Parked near the quarry (HU 4144 2959). Scroo and Holm Field first. Ground a bit roung and some hags, but dry and fairly easy going.jonglew27/08/2018
From end of public road above Blett. Turned off track too early, and had to cross lots of fences. Better to carry on up track to peat diggings at Scroo col.PeteN20/08/2018
Continue up track from Brett, and park at first cattle grid.PGCE06/05/2018
Followed Nordicstar's route to the letter. Good views.Coinneach21/05/2017
Trig. On own. Met up with Richard on Hill of Deepdale . last Marilyn of Shetland.Denise 28/04/2016
OtisGlenford22/10/2014
Parked end of road HU421292, lots of space. Take track to its end, then over Scroo and into bealach. Should avoid worst peat hags. Mild and sunny.iangalbraith23/08/2014
From road end to the east, bit of contouring then up to summit.AndrewFinnimore16/08/2014
Revisit. From NE, Blett road, via Scroo summit, with Tony WhiteheadRHW02/06/2013
Following in the tracks of Jen and Rick but at least we continued to Holmfield and Scroo with Tricky Speirs.Dugswell227/05/2013
From high point on public road at Brett. Up track before a 140m contour round Scroo hill to burn and up direct to Royl top. Continuation to the HuMP and TMP we left to Doug and Tricky, peat hags looked horrendous so just one for chumps! ;-) Back same way and onto another Mariyn.nordicstar27/05/2013
Left car at 200m contour at 408264 (car would have been better left lower down), then followed marked Shetland access route along straight line to about 100m south of summit. About 80m of reascent.Topographer5724/05/2013
from BlettThearlaichdubh10/05/2013
Did a round of Holm Field and Royl Field from HU423290 in atrocious weather. No joke.Martin R08/05/2012
This was my 700th Marilyn.assynt_bob09/04/2012
Across the bog from the peat cutting machinery on Scroo's slopes.Eddie19/08/2011
From Clapphoull. On road to gate at end and on contour around grassy hillside to horizon and 1/2 mile on flat dry grassy moss with bonxies to top at 17.25. Column stained purple by bird droppings.arranc10/08/2003
Date is first visit. RHW03/08/2002
1990sgettingonabitblank
NormanW28/06/2018
govanah20/08/2017
Tom Mundell19/07/2017
Trekking toes19/07/2017
Isbjorn10/07/2017
softsquare30/06/2017
peterstanding08/09/2015
Thorny12/06/2015
otis.laws22/10/2014
thelonious25/09/2014
petesimpson09/06/2014
Lionel Bidwell15/08/2013
Susan Bidwell15/08/2013
Martyn101/07/2013
Glenysj2101/07/2013
TonyRHOM07/06/2013
Dee Rogers07/06/2013
Buteobuteo02/06/2013
Adrian02/06/2013
Jon F29/05/2013
Jim.Fothergill27/05/2013
jenx27/05/2013
Tricky27/05/2013
foggieclimber22/05/2013
AndyS20/08/2012
Louise09/04/2012
raffemeister09/10/2011
GaryJones01/10/2011
iaindbrown07/07/2011
LizH05/05/2011