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Name:Hill of Persie
Hill number:454
Height:447m / 1467ft
RHB Section:06B: Pitlochry to Braemar and Blairgowrie
County/UA:Perth and Kinross (UA)
Catchment:Tay
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (400-499m)
(Ma,Hu,Tu,4)
Grid ref:NO 12247 56049
Summit feature:bedrock at corner of walls
Drop:169m
Col:278m  NO111597  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 53
(1:25k) OL52S 387S
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 127 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Followed track to Loch Mharaich,then to Knock of Balmyle.BLACKHILL26/03/2018
Parked just off main road, taking the road then track past Tomlea. Then along north side of wall over Knock of Balmyle and summit beyond.N.Morters04/10/2017
From Knock of Balmyle. Views not as good as from the Knock, because of trees restricting views NW to NE through N. Heather in bloom.ger02/09/2017
Parked below Tomlea Farm at NO 103559, then walked up the track and over rough ground to Knock of Balmyle and on to the summit of Hill of Persie.martin_hall12/03/2017
From the east, P just before the forest. Head for hut circles, some atv tracks from there, otherwise horrible ground. Mist rolling in but clear on return, cold, snow but calm.iangalbraith02/01/2017
Parked at Tomlea with kind permission of the owners. Walked through farmyard and ascended to south side of small plantations to reach a dry stone wall. There is a gap in the wall south west of the Knock of Balmyle trig point. After visiting trig point continued to summit.raffemeister13/12/2016
Weather fair.MountainMac18/07/2016
From A926 via Tomlea.Chris Peart23/05/2016
The Jim Bloomer way. Much easier from West. Park just before Tomlea farm at 260m, then good track and fields to trig top. Short descent to col then summit. Back at car within the hour.nordicstar13/01/2016
Decided to go from the West and this was a nice walk. Parked just before Tomlea farm. Walked to left of cattle sheds on route signed with yellow arrow. Straightforward from there.jenx13/01/2016
Solo, from the E.amswanston05/12/2015
Up the forest track to the loch. Newly felled trees made it difficult to the open ground. Back to the main road parallel to the forest. Not easy, especially through the 'cliffs of doom'.Play2End30/10/2015
Climbed up from the A93 in a WNW direction then off to bag the trig on the TUMP Knock of Balmyle.Dugswell217/10/2015
En route from Manchester to Braemar, from NO 138 563. Rough but dry. Discovered that the 'Clash' near the summit can be negotiated easily by going through the wood. A warm day - trainers were fine for this 1 hour 45 minute walk.Phreerunner25/04/2015
with Knock of Balmyle from the Tomlea road end - some parking.jimbloomer08/04/2015
From forest road end NO136572, up track till bend then across open area to the wall. Up the wall till its stops at the cliff of doom. Cut back into forest to get round cliff then wall to the summit.GmacT14/02/2015
from the lay-by over wet ground to corner of wall.robertphillips05/12/2014
Parked near Persie Ho and easy walk up to summit.AndrewFinnimore25/09/2014
From latby at 138564. if you keep to S you avoid the worst of the heather etc. Summit at corner of wall. Nice little perch. Thought it was 1,000th, but website has lost one.Thearlaichdubh22/04/2014
SoloUisdean2514/04/2014
Self, Peter and BonnieInvicta1423/11/2013
Wet Jog from Percie House with KatyGeorge Thompson27/05/2013
Solo. Parked off road at start of track to Dalnabreck. Used track to Muir of Merklands and then a rough track to a small artificial lochan. Up hillside to summit of Knock of Balmyle where there is a trig point. On to Hill of Persie. A wall goes over summit.pwbellarby28/11/2012
Started from where used to be AA phonebox. Followed wall to summit. Bit of a mistake as that involved bog and a surprise crag (really must look at a map before setting off, not just after, mustn't I?) Avoided bog and crag coming down. Well some of the bog. Sure the way past Persie Mains is easier, although longer. The track is longer than the 1:50 map implies.Martin R21/11/2012
AloneSpudGunn14/04/2006
Straightforward ascent from A93, following edge of forest, but avoiding the rough ground nearest to it.JohnW29/10/2005
On faint beaten path by wall bordering the forest. Primroses everywhere. Got view of hill, heather getting thicker and a long detour to south to by-pass a 50' sheer drop at head of stream. Over wire fence and on grassy bits to top at 15.00.arranc19/04/2003
Clamber up through the heather alongside the forest trees from near Blackhall.Eddie26/04/2002
fine hill, summit @ wall cnr, rough complex gd E of summit, view undramatic. layby 138562 on A93, keep well S of wall to avoid roughest gd RHW22/12/2001
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Laurel21/10/2018
Rowan21/10/2018
Fi31/07/2018
scoob31/07/2018
GaryJones27/07/2017
softsquare16/05/2017
iainwalton22/04/2017
willyross01/03/2017
lindaross01/03/2017
walk livi23/01/2017
PaulineD23/01/2017
georgeh6010/11/2016
alda02/04/2016
IainK05/12/2015
Crumblie228/09/2015
grumpy15/08/2015
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