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Name:Ros Castle [Ros Hill]
Hill number:2317
Height:315m / 1033ft
RHB Section:33: The Scottish Border to the River Tyne
County/UA:Northumberland (CoU)
Catchment:Aln, Catchment Boundaries, Tweed
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (300-399m), Clem
Grid ref:NU 08104 25319
Summit feature:no feature: heather
Col:93m  NU069161  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 75
(1:25k) 340
Observations:ground is 8m from trig point on far (west) side of wall
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 312 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Here for the trigpoint. TP:UK log: Parked in forestry car park at the bottom of the road, should have parked on the road near the path to the summit as would have saved us the journey up the road and the path to the summit is better than the one following the wall. However if we had we would have missed out on my return journey through the forest and around Hepburn crags. Didn't know this was a Marilyn, so didn't climb the wall to the true summit sadly and my conscience won't let me bag it either.thejackrustles18/03/2020
A Peckish04/12/2019
Bagging the trig.BigJ05/11/2019
After Lindisdarne, Lesley and i visited St Cuthbert's cave. I elected not to climb the tumps nearby, instead we headed to Ros Castle not realising it was a hill. I parked on the verge and took the easy path up to the Trig then climbed over the wall for the summit in the heather. I climbed back over the fence where it had crumbled and took a narrower route down nearer the wall, mainly sheep trods. Great views of the Cheviots. My 1st Northumbrian tump!Dazingdale02/10/2019
With Minnie from verge parking, easy to follow path steep in places to Top/Trig/Mini castle topographs, mostly cloudy but warm & dry, good views.apricorum27/09/2019
Straight onto steep road climb from Hepburn Car Park, before seeking the “peak”. Absolutely worth it. Views were amazing. You literally can see (with binoculars) at least 4 Castles from the top of Ros Castle. Recommend going on a clear day just for that. We added an extra walk past Heldon Crags and a steep, rocky climb down from there into a pleasant circular walk through Hepburn woods. A good 8 mile walk. Enjoyable.SueVinny14/09/2019
dave g07/09/2019
Parked on grass verge to the south and took the path straight to the top. Lovely clear views in all directions, great dry path too.Eggletina05/09/2019
A lovely spot at dusk.summitter22/08/2019
Parked at highest point of road to S, plenty of parking on grassy verge. Good views. With Kath.CJM29/05/2019
With K and RM easily from South. Big reward for little effort.Ashley21/04/2019
From car park and up path from top of the road.bevandy11405/04/2019
Third visit, on the way to Kay HillColin Crawford23/03/2019
Parking on side of road to S. Path leads through heather, but starts near the 257 spot height rather than neat the wall as shown on the OS map. High point appeared to be on other side of wall to the trig point, which necessitated clambering over the wall using the topograph built into it as a shelf to sit on.Wheelsy04/01/2019
From Hepburn car park on cool,clear day.Excellent views.With Lily,Oscar and Bridget.catman03/12/2018
With Grandma,Catman and Oscar.lilyrosieives03/12/2018
With Bridget,Lily and Catman.oscarrosie03/12/2018
With Lily,Oscar and Catman.rosiebridge03/12/2018
Self, Peter and dog.Invicta1407/10/2018
With GeraldRob Pen y Garn30/09/2018
G RIdris30/09/2018
Parked at summit of road beyond the national trust sign where a path starts. Which is readily followed to near the summit. Wall is easily jumped to reach summit.raffemeister14/09/2018
Short walk from the road to summit parked by National Trust sign. Use the track slightly higher up the road rather than climbing right by the wall - it's a much better trod. Can see the Chillingham wild white cattle from over the summit wall if good zoom on your camera.nickywood103/08/2018
Nice easy stroll and great views from hill fort.twg2718/07/2018
Up and down en route Edinb to Ldn. Hazy but clearing to hot. Blaeberries starting. Rounsfell29/06/2018
Called after doing Hedgehope Hill and Comb Fell on way back to Alnwick. Parked at Forest CP and walked up road in twilight then up to hill top in dark. Lots of lights in view in all directions. Head torch was useful.IanHHill02/11/2017
An easy stroll on a good path from near the top of the road (good parking). Superb views, and even better once you climb over the wall to the real summit.Gill05/10/2017
Ben Rinnes04/10/2017
With Inez.clashcityrocker20/09/2017
From roadside.. a trot up and a run down.. took the view that having done 2 marilyns already and with a biggish ascent to come up Housedown Hill I could get away with the cheat. Superb views. The highpoint in heather but you get the impression the whole top area has been modified by the hand of man.stig_nest12/09/2017
Parked in Chillingham and walked down lanes to forestry car park and took steep path to fort. Nice path over to lane with good path to summit. Returned via lanes.dgresty29/08/2017
Easy route from parking at 079 250 (open access land marker post)Cas-gwent18/07/2017
There are two paths up this hill - one very overgrown and best avoided. The other from the Access land WM post at NT081249 - well walked (wish I'd know that before my ascent)carole engel18/06/2017
Clach Liath20/05/2017
From minor road at bottom.ChrisR01/05/2017