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Name:Kymin
Hill number:15746
Height:256m / 840ft
Parent (Ma):2862  Ruardean Hill
RHB Section:32C: Neath to Chepstow
County/UA:Monmouthshire [Sir Fynwy] (CoU)
Catchment:Wye
Class:Tump (200-299m)
(Tu,2)
Grid ref:SO 52776 12496
Summit feature:base of circular white building
Drop:86m
Col:170m  SO536124  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 162
(1:25k) OL14W
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 57 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
1/2 Fantastic little peak, extravagant trig point, nice little walk through Beaulieu Wood toopenbet28/05/2019
Campbell was impressed with this one that he drove me up the day after he had first been to the top.. I can see why as the summit is quite unique.Barbara Singer13/01/2019
Drove up to car park. Only 100 mts to very different top. Superb viewpoint.Campbell Singer12/01/2019
Revisit. Was staying in the hotel at the bottom of the hill near the bridge and ran up here before breakfast.Herbert Anchovy07/09/2018
Parking for 3 cars near reservoir entrance off the minor road then the Offa's Dyke Path to reach summit, stunning location and view pointDugswell225/08/2018
Climbed out of Monmouth on Offa's Dyke Path to reach summit.Arbie01/02/2018
Pleasantly odd.summitsup17/04/2017
Challenging run to the top during the Kymin Dash race...which is a great local event! Also have been on other occasions, visiting with family to have a picnic and enjoy the views.Gerry the Ranger09/04/2017
With PPip5613/03/2017
Stopped off on way to a meeting in Coleford. Just a short walk from the car park. Hazy morning so limited view but interesting area. Signs of wild boar ploughing the lawn near the top.Herbert Anchovy27/01/2017
1st hill of only 2 today on the Penultimate leg of my Offas dyke walk from Monmouth to Chepstow. Climbed in misty conditions making the woods mysterious and atmospheric.Highest point close to the white building. Heard some strange sounds in the nearby woods which i think may be Wild Boar!!Dazingdale21/10/2016
Drove up to car park just S of the top. National Trust property 'The Round House' at summit. HP possibly on grass at N side.jonglew20/10/2016
National trust property on summit. Wanted further north exploring various potential boulder high points.vegibagger29/03/2016
Grey day. From car park just below summitRHW31/10/2015
From the National Trust car park to the tower at the summitMariana Trench12/08/2015
On Offa's Dyke walk.clivevilla07/06/2015
national Trust car park just below summit. Good views over Monmouth and beyondPeterD25/05/2015
Followed Offa's Dyke Path from Monmouth to the summit. Descended via access road to the top before picking up ODP again back to Monmouth.Peapod2101/03/2015
Another one of those painful, steep, but incredibly worthwhile final summits...npickup15/04/2014
A circular taking in the rivers Wye and Monnow and the Kymin. Had to take a bit of evasive action where the rivers had burst their banks! With Tiger Bay Ramblers.islamidget19/01/2014
While walking a section of Offa's Dyke.rhalstead21/04/2011
On Offa's Dyke Southnickywood107/03/2011
Large lay-by on the A4136 at SO 53810 12400. Walked WNW along the main road then carried on in same direction on minor road. At the sharp bend I turned left with the road but I'd recommend other folk to carry straight on here along the bridleway and climb the hill via the next public footpath on the left. I had trouble finding the start of the public footpath through the houses because how it is depicted on the 25k map is a total nonsense.David Gradwell23/10/2009
From Redbrook up Offa's Dyke to the top then over to Buck Stone and back. A fantastic viewpoint and place to idle on a warm day. Excellent sandwiches from the newsagent in Redbrook too.Jake99408/09/2009
ODP with DG Monmouth to ChepstowJohnIvor17/04/2004
Date uncertain. Solo backpacking. Offa's Dyke PathPete West01/01/1998
On ODP. 16.10. 16 battles commemorated - all by different admirals!arranc21/09/1995
Not logged. Done on Offa's Dyke Path.ngthack22/08/1975
Approx dateMM01/08/1974
Approx dateKM01/08/1974
While staying at farmhouse B&B Ross on Wye with Amalcorbettblank
mnixon12/08/2019
clique15/07/2019
andrew brown18/10/2018
GaryJones08/09/2018
mapple19/04/2018
bwm02/04/2016
Adrian25/03/2016
Ramblingpaul13/04/2015
Robert Kemp01/01/2015
mnixon25/05/2014
lisajane25/05/2014
joshua25/05/2014
elijah25/05/2014
bethia25/05/2014
stevent080918/02/2010
Dusty31/07/2009
BrianMatthews12/02/2008
Berkscire87427/05/2007
Torgin13/07/2006