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Name:Alderton Hill
Hill number:2875
Height:203m / 666ft
Parent (Ma):2869  Cleeve Hill
RHB Section:39: Central and Eastern England
County/UA:Gloucestershire (CoU)
Class:Hump, Tump (200-299m), Submarilyn, Clem
Grid ref:SP 00953 34561
Summit feature:no feature
Col:61m  SP027337  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 150
(1:25k) OL45N
Survey:obvious summit
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 77 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
With K from Dumbleton, parked on main road by church. Bit trespassy but no problemsAshley07/09/2019
Via pedestrian, broken gate W of the summit into pheasant enclosure.Eddie07/07/2019
After Dumbleton Hill up track past Hill Farm until it met wood at top. Followed fence/tree line between ploughed fields to top. Then to trig on hill 700m to NNE.Aye Jimmy02/03/2019
From Dumbleton village, parked at church. Uneventful late afternoon stroll. Great views all round. Warren Hill trig impressive. With Jenx and Bryhernordicstar02/01/2019
Nice parkland. From the church in Dumbleton.jenx02/01/2019
Lovely walk from Dumbleton village. Fantastic display of bluebells in the woods.Ramblingpaul07/05/2018
From Dumbelton via pleasant parkland. Busy with people doing estate management tasks; burning brash on the track I intended to use. Thought about asking permission but in the end, sneaked up from the S. From 00873430 the way that appears clear even on the 1/50K map is. I didn't even have to touch any fence. Took my chance with the W ridge down- this is really attractive and the views in front were excellent; hedgerow and planted cover seemed admirable with lots of native shrubs. OK- estate workers presumably all having lunch. Return by Perrots Hill/ Field Farm bridleway- all adds up to 4 miles and 2h.pwheeler13/03/2017
Detour from approx SP008343 whilst walking the Ashton-under-Hill to Winchcombe section of the old Wychavon Way. (The way was re-routed in 2012 and now ends in Broadway instead). Through one pheasent pen gate and by field edge to gate at summit. Decent views south.milimana24/07/2016
From The Warren, across col then up through open woodland with mesh fences and pheasant pens all looking a bit derelict and unused. Very fine views S to Nottingham Hill and Cleeve Hill from field on W side of summit. Green fields and pale blue skies in soft evening light. Down W side of hill to bridleway via gate open.RichardM10/02/2016
From Alderton on BW, then track and side o field to top.PeterD13/12/2015
From Aldertonjimbloomer08/10/2015
From Alderton, on good paths/tracks.rhalstead19/04/2015
5/7 parked at Dumbleton village and walked along right of way....Fergalh12/12/2014
The whole of Alderton Hill is a pheasant nursery! Trespass required to get anywhere near the summitjonglew18/08/2012
I parked at Dumbleton Hotel and over to this one - it is a tresspassy one and there is a "no right of way" on the gate leading to the hill. I skirted round the hill to the left and therefore did not see the sign ;) - it is a steep climb up with no defined path - Pillar is in good condition and is located within a group of young beech trees, and surrounded in lots of nettles - some good views to be had from the top. I came down the North side, with hindsight this would of been an easier way up too.griefmiester08/06/2012
Parked in Alderton and made via paths to within 400m of the top. Had to ignore very prominent no right of way signs to bag this hill by following path passed no entry sign then up field edge to hole in pheasant fence and no problem bagging top really.Dugswell205/03/2012
Parked on main road. Followed path near school to the junct with the Wychavon Way then track to top 12:10chrisbien05/12/2011
The dumb-blonde estate clearly don't want you to go there. It is hard to sneak when flocks of pheasants fly up and squawk as you pass.Martin R20/08/2011
ascended via the excellent bridleway at so 99897 33397, which takes you to main pathway on the hill. Large amount of fencing around with numerous pheasants present.hodder02/05/2011
From Alderton. Lots of pheasants.destaylor19/09/2010
Followed private road from Dumbleton and then headed through the woods/phesant pens to the gate which seems to be positioned at the highest point. Fortunately no game keepers about today!Herbert Anchovy06/08/2010
Climbed on way to stay in Okehampton.Man of Kernow118/06/2010
A pheasant breeding area with some deer around too.Father Ted13/11/2005
after nearby trigRhayader_wander27/04/2005
Just inside gate at entrance to woodswebmaster18/10/2004
Was my last English sub-Marilyn before later discovery of Moneylaws. End of a 3 day w/e south bagging sub-marilyns to and from the IOW reached by hovercraft and buses linking top bagging.Chris Pearson30/10/2002
Parked in Alderton and made via paths to within 400m of the top. Had to ignore very prominent no right of way signs to bag this hill. Just before reaching the car the rain came down great.garyhoney17/03/2002
pleasant parkland plod, pleasant well-kept landscape in view. 017355, private rd to Hill Fm then pasture edge to summit @203RHW02/04/2000
Done with trig long before anyone else. Don't recall trouble with pheasant farm and privacy issues back then that folk talk of now.vegibagger30/08/1998
On Wychavon Way.arranc06/01/1991
Tony S09/04/2019
carole engel05/05/2017
Denise 10/02/2016
Colin Crawford09/03/2013
Campbell Singer09/01/2013