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Name:Ward Hill (S. Ronaldsay)
Hill number:4929
Height:119m / 390ft
Parent (Ma):none
RHB Section:23: Orkney Islands
County/UA:Orkney Islands (UA)
Island:South Ronaldsay
Maritime area:Orkney - South
Class:Hump, Tump (100-199m), SIB, Yeaman
Grid ref:ND 45541 88638
Summit feature:trig point
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 7
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 60 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Before the ferry back to gillsGmacT22/12/2019
A bit of a building site, but great 360 degree views.summitter20/07/2019
Drove up track to mast, Short walk to trig and HPPeterD01/07/2019
Off the ferry 14:30, drove up to summit on reasonable good dirt road. Our first Orkney hill 12 mins from landing on the archipeligo - 19 mins faster than Shetland last year.jonglew21/02/2019
An easy drive by.Gill21/02/2019
Although possible to drive up, parked on Olad Hill parking area (view indicator) and walked up.NormanW18/06/2018
Drove up, but would have been better to walk. Car absolutely covered in thick dust after very dry weather. Wife not best pleased.Crib Goch10/06/2018
Drive up, great views after a misty day. Rather typical North Isles summit:mast, old concrete base,nets and tractor remains.fasgadh08/04/2018
Drove practically close enough to touch it, surprised to see another car up here, dog walker apparently!thejackrustles21/09/2017
Drove to the top, third gear bag. With Bevsimon and co02/05/2017
Drive up.Chris Peart23/06/2016
Late in day so a drive up logical. Great sunset at 10.00pm over Scapa Flow. Nice trig sat on concrete raft too.nordicstar12/06/2016
Late evening bag.jenx12/06/2016
With Val. Parked at viewpoint and easy walk up track to mast and TP on concrete platform. Great views. End of week holiday on Orkney.mike.hoult11/06/2015
Drive to summit. Great views on a very clear day.Campbell Singer28/03/2015
All of 2 metres. View value for effort expended exceptionally high.Barbara Singer28/03/2015
From viewpoint and up track to trig on a concrete platformchrisbien01/06/2014
Parked at the viewpoint car park then easy walk to trig and summit with Jim Bloomer and Tricky Speirs as the afternoon improved.Dugswell226/05/2014
From ND 445 879summitsup28/05/2012
From the Olad Brae car park, via the farm road. Farmer stopped for friendly chat. You can park at the top, there is a sign saying 'park here'. Top is a mess, trig is on top of brick and concrete thingy. Views magnificent.Martin R19/05/2012
My first hill on Orkney after having just arrived on the John o' Groats passenger ferry.Alex C17/08/2011
Revisit. Rattly drive-up, cross between a comms site and a farm yard. This was first of the trip for me.RHW27/05/2010
Date is first visit. Notes from later...see log on RHW30/07/2002
Tom Mundell02/07/2018
Trekking toes02/07/2018
Colin Crawford23/06/2016
Nick Down131/08/2015
David Purchase19/06/2015
Alan Whatley21/03/2014
Colin Crawford22/09/2012