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Name:Rawnsley Hills
Hill number:17290
Height:237m / 778ft
Parent (Ma):2870  Walton Hill
RHB Section:39: Central and Eastern England
County/UA:Staffordshire (CoU)
Class:Tump (200-299m)
Grid ref:SK 02522 13352
Summit feature:no feature: ground on edge of 2nd tee
Col:197m  SK034132  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 128
(1:25k) 244
Comments:potential alternative summit inside 235m contour at SK030138
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 46 users)ByDate of Ascent
3rd Hill of 8 on a 26.9km route from Rugeley to Hednesford station, climbing Stile Cop and Upper Cliff, descending via a good track to follow Rugeley road (carefully) short-cutting the footpath and following it up to the ground beside the 2nd tee, recording 237m @ SK 02523 13354. Descent to road briefly following fp before wading across the bracken to reach a good track and following this SE then Ese heading for Castle Ring...Dazingdale25/11/2018
Hednesford - Littleton Colliery - Badger's Hills - Rawnsley Hills - Upper Cliff - Stile Cop - Castle Ring - Wimblebury Hill - Hednesford Hills - Hednesford.Mark Jackson22/09/2018
Started from Hazelslade CP, walked through nature reserve then up past the golf course. 52m ascent. With Carla, Dulcie and FelixRoguePulsar05/05/2018
Just room for parking on the road below, then clear path up to the golf course trackColin Crawford05/01/2018
Followed advice of ijpowell for an easy ascent avoiding the golf course.JohnW24/09/2017
Circuit of the SE Cannock Chase hills - Stile Cop, Upper Cliff, Rawnsley Hills, Hednesford Hills, Wimblebury Hill and Castle Ring. Start / finish at Stile Cop car park. (Free - Forestry Commission).BobHancock18/09/2017
Stile Cop - Upper Cliffe - Rawnsley Hills - Wimblebury Hill - Badger's Hills - Littleton Colliery. 12mile linear route. RoW hard to access from the SE, should probably have started at the golf club. Highest point judged to be beside the 2nd tee.Moorponder24/07/2017
From Hednesford Hill, followed track which pretty much takes you right over the top.Golfs never been a sport I have much time for... Continued on track back to Marquis Drive and on to next top.stig_nest13/03/2017
Parking: SK 02510 13179. Good advice from ijpowell.David Evans04/03/2017
Parked opposite the entrance to Beau Desert Golf Course the swung through the woodland to track and second tee.Dugswell201/03/2017
As for Aye Jimmy.arranc04/02/2017
From the 'Beau Desert Golf Course' car park, broad track at edge of wood to 2nd Tee.Aye Jimmy09/10/2016
P at entrance to golf club. Up track to 2nd tee then back towards club house, round the driving range(?), up into the woods to high point then down to car.chrisbien06/10/2016
Parked in large golf club car park and walked up fp to the second tee.Campbell Singer11/07/2016
Parked on side of road and walked through woods to edge of golf course.Ramblingpaul31/03/2016
Bridleway along edge of Beau Desert golf course. Summmit at edge of bridleway next to pine at S corner of 2nd Tee.RichardM07/03/2016
Easiest access is from south. Room for 1 car at east end of houses. Path from here through wood to right of way near top.ijpowell15/01/2016
Parked in golf club cp. Up public fp to tee two.ngthack02/12/2015
From Hazelside. Broken stile to well-trodden path leading up hill to reach path/track running E to summit.RobertP15/11/2015
From golf club car park - good track at side of course leads to 2nd teeBramley13/11/2015
With Cabe from the club house.simon and co07/11/2015
golf course summitAdrian10/05/2015
Number two of two summits on this walk. Hednesford Hills (237m) and Rawnsley Hills (237m). Cloudy. Part of 10 pub countryside ale trail: Trafalgar, Hazelslade, Park Gate, The Rag, Redmoor Inn, Windmill, Malt Shovel, The Nelson, Nags Head, Drill Inn. Distance = 17.4km. Average moving speed = 5.3km/h. Time moving = 3:18. Ascent = 204m.paulnewby8104/04/2015
Milford to Hednesford.Smudge21/02/2015
From Hednesford station to Rugeley Town station via Hednesford Hills, Rawnsley Hills, Upper Cliff and Stile Cop.summitsup14/02/2015
I took a little path up to the main path, rather than walk into the entrance to the golf club. Then followed the main path up to the top.Alancache15/01/2015
2nd Tee, edge of golf course beside well used path so no access difficulties. Manmade but natural highpoint hereabouts. Supposed to be an OS trig (buried block) under the tee too!RHW20/12/2014
Walked over from Castle Ring, high point on the 2nd Tee.rhalstead27/12/2013
carole engel19/04/2019
Alan Caine26/01/2019
andrew brown19/03/2016
Mark Sims16/07/2015