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Name:Beacon Hill
Hill number:18415
Height:201m / 659ft
Parent (Ma):2909  Butser Hill
RHB Section:42: South-East England & the Isle of Wight
County/UA:Hampshire (CoU)
Catchment:Minor Rivers only (South)
Class:Tump (200-299m), Clem
Grid ref:SU 60259 22468
Summit feature:small mound 3m E of trig point
Col:113m  SU616246  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 185
(1:25k) OL3 OL32 119 132
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 52 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Up and down from Exton. Sunny day on the South DownsBuck07/04/2019
Walking the South Downs Way from Winchester to ExtonThomasJoseph05/01/2019
South Downs Way with Geoff and AlanSwelch30/06/2018
Easy parking to north west followed by a ten minute return walk along solid paths.moorsman30/06/2018
Race to the King - South Downs Waycbradshaw23/06/2018
Centurion SDW 100mickdavidson09/06/2018
There is mist in the valley and blue sky overhead and this summit just pushes through the top of the mist.. spooky and beautiful at the same time. South Downs in April - lovelyM3WDD14/04/2018
Lower Upham to West Meon.Smudge19/01/2018
From car park to the W.Fine views of the Isle of White.DanMaisieBex07/10/2017
Circular trek from Warnford 6 miles with Christine.Graeme01/08/2016
Date estejjohnstone01/07/2016
From nearby car park on the way to Portsmouth for the bank holiday.bgalon28/05/2016
A short walk from the nearby car park/Sprog28/08/2015
Seminar in Winchester: Intended to visit Cheesfoot Head, but summit was enclosed in vast pop festival. Nice walk up Beacon Hill instead.GordonAdshead15/08/2015
Short walk along SDW from Beaconhill Beeches car Park.PeterD12/08/2015
South Downs Waywindridge02/05/2015
Car park 500m to NW. HP and trig pillar lie to S side of farm track, not shown as PRoW but much in use by dog walkers.jonglew04/11/2014
Been here many times, the date is just the most recent at time of writing, lovely view, easily accessible.fnem22/03/2014
SDW with Gill.ADT09/08/2013
Walked up muddy paths from West Meon bagging Beacon Hill, Old Winchester Hill Trig and up Wether Down then back towards West Meon.DanTrig06/03/2013
While walking section of South Downs Wayrhalstead05/03/2011
Bagged during South Down's Way walkHillsidenick19/08/2010
Nice location on the South Downs Way - Pillar good condition great views of surrounding downlandgriefmiester08/04/2010
40 mile walk with Lesley & Betty (Jack Russell) from Seaford College to Winchester following SDW. Lesley had left car at Winchester the day before and cycled back. A long day - all tired even Betty who slept all the way home.Chris Pearson13/06/2009
Whilst doing the South Downs Way (had dinner at the Fox in Hounds in Exton afterwards!)DanHolme06/02/2005
With M&J whilst doing stages of South Downs Way.RT197010/01/2004
Date is first visit. Notes from later...nature reserve, fine view S. tk SE from car pk to TP RHW08/09/2002
Short walk with Mom from car pk to a nice chalk down with lovely views on a sunny day. We'd driven to the Bat and Ball to meet Pete near the end of an Audax but it was too nice to go back without doing any walking.pwheeler29/09/2001
Bagged twice,2000 and 2013Adrian01/01/2000
Date uncertain. South Downs Way Charity FundraiserPete West04/09/1999
andrew brown15/03/2018
The Parkers16/06/2017
carole engel12/02/2017