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Name:Colmer's Hill
Hill number:18242
Height:127m / 417ft
Parent (Ma):2902  Hardown Hill
RHB Section:41: South Central England
County/UA:Dorset (CoU)
Catchment:Brit
Class:Tump (100-199m)
(Tu,1)
Grid ref:SY 44023 93671
Summit feature:ground by trig point
Drop:35m
Col:92m  SY437936  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 193
(1:25k) 116
Survey:obvious summit
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 33 users)ByDate of Ascent
Walked up from the Village after Sloes hill. ROW & Permissive path to top with Trig.fosal2930/10/2019
Up from village (pub not open) and NW permissive path. Thanks Julia.arranc11/02/2019
Walked from Quarry Hill via Quarry Cross. Route followed a deep (by Dorset standards) gorge, almost into Symondsbury where permitted path can be accessed. Over the very special top and down to village. The estate sign says the permitted path will be closed on 10 days each year so it may be worth checking with Symondsbury estate that path is open before travellingtrimarc221/11/2018
Walk to Golen Cap from SymondsburyChinnockC28/07/2018
Rarely do you find such a perfect hill- conical, path cut through bracken to top, cluster of pines on summit, sheltering a little trig pillar. superb views of coast and country side under blue skies and hot evening sun.Bridport heights walk, fortified by visit to Ilchester Arms, SymondbsuryDenise 14/06/2018
Distinctive little hill with permissive path from Symondsbury. Excellent views. Trig pillar at high point.RichardM14/06/2018
Small but iconic little hill with its trees and trig on top and wide paths up through brackenMark Sims26/07/2017
Last hill of the day, parked in Symondsbury walked up lane north of hill, until signed permissive path to Colmers Hill, walked up west ridge and down south ridge following permissive path to some garages behind houses in Symondsbury, just had to bag this one because of its appearance, lovely views from such as little hill, earlier that day did an 8.5 mile walk on Lewesdon Hill, Pilsdon Pen, Gerrards Hill and bagged Lamberts Castle Hill.DanTrig22/05/2017
Sunday club runbenwloudon15/01/2017
Found way marker for permissive path on track from North Chideoch to Symington. Path takes a zig-zag to reach summit. Returned on path to Symington.Buteobuteo24/11/2016
Parking in the village then along obvious path, then along permissive path to summit, nice little bump this one. Pillar good condition. great views today.griefmiester08/11/2016
Really nice hill. From Symondsbury, up lane to gate and PROW which take you up the NW ridge to the ring of trees and the trig.PeterD30/06/2016
Morcombelake to Bridport. Descended to a gate N of summit where a sign indicated that there is a permissive route to the top.Smudge25/03/2016
First of a 4 tump circuit from Symondsbury. A lovely shaped little hill and deservedly popular.milimana12/03/2016
With PaulSkerryvore15/02/2016
with Holly & LunaBigNick08/10/2015
Iconic hill, passed it so many timesAdrian06/09/2015
Bagged with Alex and Alan.Dugswell228/03/2015
On Litton Cheney Trig Baggers weekend. Probably the finest looking hill of the weekend. Parking at Symondsbury church. Along lane then up into rough pasture and just keep going up to a ring of 9 mature conifers at top with a trig pillar.jonglew28/03/2015
Parked in Symondsbury then followed the FP and then the obvious access path up through the bracken with Helen & Molly to this magical hill top, windy but with great views all round.JohRvs29/08/2013
Ask a child to draw hill with trees on top, what have you got? this place. Like some of the other visitors I d often driven past it. A half working day in Bridport gave me the opportunity. Spring sunshine no wind and a fantastic view.Anthony Vosper21/04/2009
Trig pillar in copse at summit, view of wooded knolls framed by pines - nice spotRHW05/08/2006
andrew brown27/10/2018
Sainesy25/10/2018
Swindon Bagger28/07/2018
Edwin Gradwell16/05/2018
David Gradwell16/05/2018
Steve Q18/09/2016
Alan Caine28/03/2015
Alex C28/03/2015
Dusty28/03/2015
Laurel14/03/2008
Rowan14/03/2008