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Name:Tyneham Cap
Hill number:18157
Height:167m / 548ft
Parent (Ma):2896  Lewesdon Hill
RHB Section:41: South Central England
County/UA:Dorset (CoU)
Catchment:Minor Rivers only (South)
Class:Tump (100-199m)
(Tu,1)
Grid ref:SY 89197 79728
Summit feature:ground by remains of wall
Drop:64m
Col:103m  SY916801  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 195
(1:25k) OL15E
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 30 users)ByDate of Ascent
Really hot day today, the summit seat was a welcome featureDC11main30/06/2018
Circular walk from Tyneham car park to Tyneham Cap then west and down to the little isthmus and across to Worbarrow Tout.vegibagger05/04/2018
Southwest Coast Path routewill8924/06/2017
14.5 mile walk from car park west of Grange Arch, onto Ridgeway Hill, out and back to Creech Barrow Hill passing through a wall of cows twice, down onto road near Steeple village then along track through campsite at Steeple Leaze Farm, into Lulworth Ranges (open on most weekends), onto Tynham Cap, down to the very interesting Tynham abandoned village, along to lovely Worbarrow Bay bagging Worbarrow Tout up steeply to Flowers Barrow out to Bindon Hill passing lots of disused tanks, back steeply up to Flowers Barrow, along to Whiteway Hill trig and followed ridge paths across Povington Hill back to car, Nice views throughout. Hot and sunny with nice breeze.DanTrig21/05/2017
Parked in the Tyneham car park then climbed the stunning Worbarrow Tout before heading along to Tyneham Cap with Smudge.Dugswell230/10/2016
With Dugswell.Smudge30/10/2016
From Tyneham car park via Worbarrow Tout.PeterD26/06/2016
Tyneham and Worbarrow from Tyneham car park. Gorgeous coastal scenery on a fresh sunny morningRHW27/02/2016
Dorset CTSnell158305/12/2015
From large car park in Tyneham. Access road liable to closure as on army ranges. Open most weekends, but not all - check online to avoid disappointment. N first to Purbeck pillar, all in cloud this morning. On SW Coast Path to Worbarrow Tout, then along Gad Cliff to Tyneham Cap before returing to the car park. Whole journey waymarked by bright yellow marker posts to avoid straying onto the army range.jonglew12/07/2015
From Tyneham 18345 and 18157. Large car park. Excellent walk.destaylor28/12/2014
Circuit of Tyneham village to include Povington Hill. Fine views. Only open at weekends & bank holidays thanks to MOD!citygent08/06/2014
On Dorset Coast Path.Adrian03/05/2014
Fabulous views & walk from Kimmeridge or Tyneham part of the MOD Lulworth Ranges open school holidays & weekendsphilhythe15/02/2014
From large car park in Tyneham Village at SY 88221 80232. Climbed steeply up to Gad Cliff along wide paths bordered by yellow posts. Left turn for Tyneham Cap then back over Gad Cliffe for Worbarrow Tout and return via footpath beside wood. An excellent little walk!David Gradwell31/03/2012
From Kimmeridge on cliff top path, continued along path to Flowers Barrow then returned over Whietway Hill and Tyneham village. Very interesting coastal scenery and recent history of military use- a bit regimented - ie keep btw the yellow posts but a small restriction to walk in such an interesting area. A bit hurried, just finished before the rain started.pwheeler25/09/2004
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