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Name:Hednesford Hills
Hill number:17296
Height:237m / 778ft
Parent (Ma):2870  Walton Hill
RHB Section:39: Central and Eastern England
County/UA:Staffordshire (CoU)
Catchment:Trent
Class:Tump (200-299m)
(Tu,2)
Grid ref:SK 01744 12265
Summit feature:ground by path
Drop:38m
Col:199m  SK021122  
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Hednesford Hill from pub C.P. on Littleworth road Wimblebury. Then walked down Wimblebury road to public footpath and up to Wimblebury Hill.mart079727/12/2018
6th hill of 8 on a 26.9km route from Rugeley to Hednesford station, climbing Stile Cop, Upper Cliff, Rawnsley Hills, Castle Ring and Wimblebury Hill, descending West on fp then following John Road then Longacres to reach open access land and unofficial path upto the circular track. Summit overgrown with broom and gorse, recording 235m @ SK 01741 12264 in between dead broom, 233m @ SK 01745 12268. I took the opportunity to also explore the embankment blocking access/view to the Raceway to the West, after spending a lot of time squirming through dense Holly i recorded 234m @ SK 01724 12265 (a tad lower than the recorded summit). Continuation on footpath around veering off on fp Nnw before heading N on fp to Rawnsley road then on Bradbury Lane heading for Badger's Hills...Dazingdale25/11/2018
From Reservoir Road. Quite good views.clivevilla20/10/2018
Hednesford - Littleton Colliery - Badger's Hills - Rawnsley Hills - Upper Cliff - Stile Cop - Castle Ring - Wimblebury Hill - Hednesford Hills - Hednesford.Mark Jackson22/09/2018
Parked at SK 00829 11971. Short walk to summit. Good views to the S and W. With Tol, Dulcie and Felix. 42m ascentRoguePulsar15/09/2018
From car park on Church Hill. Raceway an oddity but otherwise surprisingly enjoyableColin Crawford05/01/2018
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.Moorponder24/07/2017
As Stig Nest. Nice bit of heathland and gorse in full flower.Herbert Anchovy06/04/2017
From pub car park along the not a right of way route. It's a bizarre sight seeing this sports area inside the hill.stig_nest13/03/2017
Parking: Longacres SK 01883 12156. A quick 6 or 7 minutes there and back.David Evans04/03/2017
Parked passed school on Church Hill then up track to high point with some lovely golden gorse nearby. Then has 3 laps around the race track.Dugswell201/03/2017
As for Aye Jimmy.arranc04/02/2017
As CS, pub car park and gap 'this is not a Right of Way' to top. Must have been a race competition on - lots of old bangers on their way up lane to certain oblivion.Aye Jimmy09/10/2016
P just past school. Road and path to top.chrisbien06/10/2016
Parked in Trafalgar pub car park and went through the gap in the wooden fence up good paths. Remarkable hill with sports track (stock car racing) next to summit. Again, great viewpoint.Campbell Singer11/07/2016
On way back from Castle Ring, short climb from Longacres, unremarkable but some good views to the Clees and the Wrekin.Stuzinho10/04/2016
Short walk from LongacresRamblingpaul09/03/2016
Appears to be open common land. Very clear views S of Birmingham City skyline some 17 miles away. High point on bank guarded by Heather, Broom and Brambles.RichardM07/03/2016
FFrom houses SW. Easy.ijpowell15/01/2016
From car park to WRobertP15/11/2015
Easy path up from LongacresBramley13/11/2015
With Cabe.simon and co07/11/2015
Actual HP a little overgrown.Adrian10/05/2015
Number one 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. 2nd visit - couldn't remember whether I'd summited on previous trip.Smudge21/02/2015
From Hednesford station to Rugeley Town station via Hednesford Hills, Rawnsley Hills, Upper Cliff and Stile Cop. Had orienteerd here many times but couldn't be sure I had stepped on the top.summitsup14/02/2015
Nice views from the top, but very windy today. At least it didn't rain while I was at the top - the rain came five minutes later.Alancache15/01/2015
On bank beside track. Easy stroll up in the dark. Watched stock car racing here a few times in my younger days.RHW21/03/2014
Accessed from Longacres. Followed path straight up the hill. Fairly steep but short climb. Excellent views over Wimblebury, Heath Hayes, Church Hill and Wimblebury Hill.muzza210/03/2014
Short up and down from housing estate.rhalstead27/12/2013
Have taken part in several orienteering events here and on this occasion crossed the highest point.JohnW16/09/2001
petey01/01/1990
Actual date unknown.ngthack01/06/1965
Alan Caine26/01/2019
Smog20/01/2019
Neil Haslewood30/08/2016
GaryJones25/05/2016
Jacqdaw08/05/2016
Hillsidenick08/05/2016
andrew brown19/03/2016
DC11main20/02/2016
Mark Sims01/07/2015
DARRENG28/02/2015
climbingkershaw10/01/2015
stevent080906/12/2014
GordonAdshead29/08/2014
PeteF30/06/2014
BrianMatthews30/04/2014
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