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Name:Burry Holms
Hill number:15919
Height:30m / 98ft
Parent (Ma):none
RHB Section:32B: Carmarthen to Vale of Neath
County/UA:Swansea (UA)
Island:Mono Tump island (t)
Maritime area:South Wales - Carmarthen Bay
Class:Tump (0-99m), SIB
(Tu,0,SIB)
Grid ref:SS 39866 92606
Summit feature:no feature: grass
Drop:30m
Col:Sea
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 159
(1:25k) 164
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 21 users)ByDate of Ascent
while walking the wales coastal footpath approached directly from the coastline it seemed a bit of hard work up the rocks although probably I was just tired after a hard days walking.hodder17/05/2018
From the P at SS444912 after first visiting the dune-top of Broughton Burrows. Return via the coast path.summitsup07/12/2017
Walked From Rhossili after going to Worms Head, approached along the beach.PeterD02/10/2016
Bit of a slog across the dunes to get there but otherwise a pleasant stroll with lovely views back to Worms Head across the sands.sooztops19/09/2016
Easy paddle 40mins after mid tide, wouldn't want to leave it later. From east, parking £3, back via BurrowsRHW13/08/2016
Approached from car park just inside caravan park - hard work across the dunes - terrific view along the beach to Worm's Head.Chris Peart27/04/2016
From Middleton up to the Beacon/trig along Rhossili Down through Llangennith & up onto Llanmadic Hill-great views, down & across Broughton Burrows & onto Burry Holms back along the beach, a dip in the sea, up to Rhossili & Midleton. Initally cloudy couple of showers then very hot with a good breeze.apricorum04/07/2015
Parked at the end of Burrows Lane before the entrance to the caravan park, then walked down the track towards the beach with Colin Crawford. The flora on the dunes was stunning. Easy crossing on mainly sand to Burry Holms for our second tidal island of the morning.Dugswell201/07/2015
With Doug. Plenty of time remaining after doing Worm's HeadColin Crawford01/07/2015
Spent so long on the island enjoying the sunshine and peace and quiet I gave myself not enough time to visit Worms Head. Another Day.Dusty29/04/2015
From car park to E. Good sandy track through dunes to shoreline. Tide coming in but plenty of time to pop up onto this little tidal island to bag the tump and have some lunch. Some ruined buildings and earthworks lower down on landward side.jonglew23/11/2014
While at Swansea UniBobHancock01/05/1998
Climbed whilst leader at St Madoc Youth camp, and a second time with friends on holiday. A tidal island, not as good as Worms Head, but still a great situation and superb view of Rhossili beach.pdantic03/08/1984
asbown08/04/2017
DC11main24/02/2017
GaryJones28/01/2017
AndyS21/10/2016
stevent080901/10/2016
Tony J11/07/2006
Martin R31/12/1999
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