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Name:Scrae Field
Hill number:1539
Height:216m / 709ft
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)
(Ma,Hu,Tu,2)
Grid ref:HU 41789 36136
Summit feature:trig point
Drop:178m
Col:38m  HU425352  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 4
(1:25k) 466N
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Roadside parking at HU 4144 3517. Followed fenceline up for 200m, then a half right and direct to top over rough ground. Intersting WWII? bldgs en-route. Had a look inside the SE one (HU 4163 3574).jonglew18/08/2018
Third of the day, and a nice hill. From the parking space near the Y junction for Beneath-the-Burn and Wester Quarff. The W side of the fence gives an easy climb on grass, then hop the fence and follow sheep tracks up the hill, above the old buildings, then along the E side of the ridge to the top on a vague path with great views.Gill18/08/2018
From hall. Steep. Good viewpointtrimarc207/08/2018
From hall.NormanW28/06/2018
From Quarf hall.PGCE06/05/2018
walked from quarff hall. short but very steep. 2 interesting wartime buildings near trig point.gettingonabit07/04/2018
From near school to the south. Picked easiest line up and down.Coinneach21/05/2017
Very easy from the school and up beside washed out stream line.jenx10/06/2016
Same route as last time in 2013. 40 mins up and down, easy going and nice views.nordicstar10/06/2016
OtisGlenford22/10/2014
Parked outside Quarff hall HU422355. Easiest ascent up left of burn. Mild but overcast.iangalbraith01/09/2014
Easily up from Easter Quarff.AndrewFinnimore16/08/2014
Quick up and down from Quarff on a windy and low cloud day when the plane to Foula was cancelled.benalder28401/04/2014
After reaching the summit of Ward of Scousburgh. With friend. From road towards Wester Quarff at junction off to Beneath-a-burn. The map showed what looked like a footpath ascending the hill towards Scrae Field. There was a fence going NNW along the line of the path initially. We followed the fence but there was not much evidence of a path. The path shown on the map ends between two buildings (war time radio station) short of the summit. There was now even less evidence of a path. We continued to the summit of Scrae Field. There is a trig point (concrete square section pyramid) on the summit. It was foggy so we could not see much. We returned more or less the same way.pwbellarby26/08/2013
Quick ascent from the Quarff Community Hall. Great views.fasgadh01/07/2013
From HU 414 351. In the pleasant company of J McK. Blog diary at http://summitsup.blogspot.co.uk/#!/2013/06/st-ninians-isle-mousa-and-scrae-field.htmlsummitsup02/06/2013
With Tony Whitehead, from SSW RHW02/06/2013
A quick bag with Tricky Speirs.Dugswell231/05/2013
Parked w Jenx by village hall in Quarff as others. Very quick up and down possible. Nice trig on top, good views back down to Sumburgh Head where we'd started and our 4 first Shetland day Marilyns.nordicstar27/05/2013
Uradale circuit.Smudge24/05/2013
From Easter Quarff school. Last of 4 for the day.Topographer5724/05/2013
from W QuarffThearlaichdubh09/05/2013
Drizzle and mist!bolton10/08/2012
Parked by Quarff public hall. Walked up a hill, walked down again. Enjoyed the view.Martin R10/05/2012
From the road summit. Comment on my gallery photo showing mysterious ruined buildings on legs by some wagg 'Greggs once up there'?Eddie19/08/2011
Trig point at summit and a small red flag. Good Hill for Arctic hare.Danny Mc Neill28/12/2010
Bus to Scalloway with Lesley then walked back to Lerwick first south up and over this marilyn, down to school at Quarff then back roads / settlements back to Lerwick (YH). Scalloway was the home of the Shetland Bus in WWII - the nickname for the clandestine boat link with German occupied Norway. A skillfully sculptured memorial sits in pride of place on the sea front.Chris Pearson28/05/2009
A short walk. Round trip from quarff bus stop - 1 hour. Rewards though excellent views from the trig point (No 10462)hjaltland25/11/2008
From Quarff road. Strong S breeze, Through sheep pastures to top. 12.00. Skuas.arranc09/08/2003
Date is first visit. RHW03/08/2002
PeteN13/08/2018
govanah19/08/2017
Tom Mundell18/07/2017
Trekking toes18/07/2017
Isbjorn10/07/2017
softsquare02/07/2017
peterstanding29/08/2015
Thorny12/06/2015
Ben Rinnes22/04/2015
otis.laws22/10/2014
thelonious26/09/2014
neilsan18/06/2014
petesimpson08/06/2014
Susan Bidwell12/08/2013
Lionel Bidwell12/08/2013
Martyn130/06/2013
Glenysj2130/06/2013
TonyRHOM07/06/2013
Dee Rogers07/06/2013
Jon F06/06/2013