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Name:West Hill
Hill number:18399
Height:211m / 692ft
Parent (Ma):2912  Ditchling Beacon
RHB Section:42: South-East England & the Isle of Wight
County/UA:West Sussex (CoU)
Catchment:Adur, Catchment Boundaries
Class:Tump (200-299m)
(Tu,2)
Grid ref:TQ 27917 11750
Summit feature:no feature
Drop:89m
Col:122m  TQ272113  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 198
(1:25k) OL11 122
Observations:flat summit area
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 61 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
20 mile circular from Clayton Windmills - overcast, then sunny, generally windy.atreides788731/03/2019
From car park on Dyke Road near Golf Farm. Nice stroll down to Saddlescombe Road then up Varncombe Hill and along rising ridge to West Hill. The summit is in open access field not far from South Downs Way and offers increasing views of Wolstonbury Hill, Jack & Jill Windmills and further afield. Follow the South Downs Way to Sadddlescombe to enjoy refreshments at the Wild Flower cafe in the farm yard. Complete this 4-mile circuit walking up Summers Down and skipping across the golf course.Pete West24/03/2019
From parking area on Summers Down. West Hill, West Hill(boundary) and Devils Dyke. The Donkey wheel, an old 400 year old well at the National Trust farm Saddlescombe is worth a look. Access over stile opposite last cottage.mart079727/11/2018
Parked at end of old main road (now shown as a minor road on map) at TQ 28494 12854. Over dual carriageway via footbridge for West Hill & West Hill Boundary then back to parking spot for ascent of Wolstonbury Hill. (4.5 miles)David Gradwell09/11/2018
With: hb; From Devil's Dyke on SDW to Saddlescombe Fm then SDW to West Hill Tump, S to West Hill CoU then SDW to Pyecombe, bridle track up Wolstonbury Hill then path to Poynings & return.Ian Baines28/07/2018
After Devil's Dykenordicstar11/05/2018
Second of a series of hills on a South Downs walk. Weather hazy and very muddy underfoot in places. Visited with Sarah.Bernard11/04/2018
From Saddlescombeijpowell27/10/2017
From Saddlescombe along ROW and then field edge. Then down to UA top.PeterD11/05/2017
Wolstonbury Hill and West Hill from Pyecombe Village.rhalstead01/04/2017
After the Brighton UA HP, great views & good weather. Lots of early risers doing the South Downs Way were afoot.DanMaisieBex04/03/2017
Southwick station - Truleigh Hill - Edburton Hill - Devil's Dyke - West Hill - Wolstonbury Hill - Ditchling Beacon - Hassocks station. Fantastic walk!Mark Jackson04/02/2017
Parked SW of Saddlescombe Farm in small car park then used footpaths to access West Hill and West Hill(boundary).Dugswell206/09/2016
From Pyecombe Village with a stop for cake and coffee at Wayfield Farm shop beforehandtrimarc203/05/2016
3/10 Third of many on the mainland and the island....(Devils Dyke/West Hill Boundary/West Hill/West High Down/Tennyson Down/Headon Hill/Harboro/Brighstone Down/St. Catherines Hill/St. Boniface Down)Fergalh02/04/2016
Pleasant stroll up from Saddlescombe Farm.jonglew16/03/2016
From sw, foggy morning. Then to boundary point.RHW23/01/2016
Parked easily opposite NT Farm (Cafe closed for winter) Good track then path.destaylor18/01/2016
Along with the boundary top. Solo.bolton10/01/2016
Parked in the free car park on Devil's Dyke Road, TQ 26956 11112, and followed the South Downs Way to the summit area. Had a good stomp around to make sure the summit was reached. With JT.Sprog23/12/2015
With Hannah Page and Hannah ScottFionalevey06/05/2015
Easy to access a short walk from the Brighton and Hove high point nearby .Haygalzer02/01/2015
After visiting some nurseries with Cheryl.simon and co04/08/2014
Pyecombe - Hassocks.Smudge22/02/2014
Flat hill top, dropped down to B&H UA topwebmaster17/02/2014
Walked over from Devil's Dyke, then on to the Brighton Top.garyhoney27/05/2013
With Lesley. At Ditchling for Christmas. Cold, icy and clear.Chris Pearson28/12/2004
With M&J whilst doing stages of South Downs Way.RT197014/03/2004
With collie, Misty.JOHNS01/02/2002
Date unknownAdrian01/01/2000
Date uncertain. South Downs Way Charity FundraiserPete West04/09/1999
DC11main14/07/2019
clique27/12/2018
Nomad Perkins17/11/2018
Edwin Gradwell09/11/2018
PeteF31/07/2018
Tony J29/04/2018
arjh23/12/2017
kiltedbiggles18/08/2017
ngthack15/08/2017
sheila&chris10/05/2017
carole engel08/03/2017
pwatson198023/04/2016
andrew brown03/08/2015
stevanio12/07/2014
jonhorrocks11/07/2014
sezlowe05/05/2014
hughbagger16/04/2014
GordonAdshead21/03/2014
TeasyChris08/07/2013