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Name:Ridgeway Hill
Hill number:5427
Height:199m / 653ft
Parent (Ma):2896  Lewesdon Hill
RHB Section:41: South Central England
County/UA:Dorset (CoU)
Catchment:Piddle & Frome, Catchment Boundaries
Class:Hump, Tump (100-199m), Clem
(Hu,Tu,1,Cm)
Grid ref:SY 91403 81777
Summit feature:no feature: ground in field 10m S of fence
Drop:108m
Col:91m  SY892802  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 195
(1:25k) OL15E
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 81 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From thew car park to the W. Army ranges in use.DanMaisieBex03/09/2019
AngusDog04/05/2019
tomandivy25/11/2018
14 mile walk from Corfe Castle to West Lulworth KeithByTheC09/09/2018
From view car park to the west the path was followed until Grange Archway. An easy fence breach was available to bag the actual summit.ChinnockC08/09/2018
Swindon Bagger04/08/2018
TD, C & HThis Dog15/07/2018
A very easy walk from the large car park to the west. Walk is along good paths. 20 minutes return but no continuation path to Creech Barrow Hill.moorsman28/06/2018
Steve Q10/06/2018
Lovely sunny day, end of a Dorset circular 5 Humps. Jenx and Bryher in the camper. Easy up from minor road to East, bagging the trig as wellnordicstar15/05/2018
jenx15/05/2018
carole engel23/02/2018
Grassy field must south of ROW. from car park to the westvegibagger16/02/2018
With: hb; Walked along very muddy track from viewpoint car park, past Grange Arch to summit.Ian Baines04/02/2018
About 0.6m from the view point car park to the west along what my map designates as a cycle route.Newton Maximus07/12/2017
With K from West in dark. Somewhat unsettling as danger flags flying even though we were walking away from danger area.Ashley15/11/2017
Bug15/11/2017
Kiltie08/10/2017
Ianto&Sue03/10/2017
salen25/06/2017
14.5 mile walk from car park west of Grange Arch, onto Ridgeway Hill, out and back to Creech Barrow Hill passing through a wall of cows twice, down onto road near Steeple village then along track through campsite at Steeple Leaze Farm, into Lulworth Ranges (open on most weekends), onto Tynham Cap, down to the very interesting Tynham abandoned village, along to lovely Worbarrow Bay bagging Worbarrow Tout up steeply to Flowers Barrow out to Bindon Hill passing lots of disused tanks, back steeply up to Flowers Barrow, along to Whiteway Hill trig and followed ridge paths across Povington Hill back to car, Nice views throughout. Hot and sunny with nice breeze.DanTrig21/05/2017
alda29/10/2016
The-Z-Man17/04/2016
Parked at SY 90565 81736 followed the lane past Grange Arch to the summit could be anywhere within a 20m radiusTony Hartry16/03/2016
Don't do what I did and start from the wrong elbow bend- went up Knowle Hill first by mistake then had the longer eastern approach to Ridgeway Hill, via the strange car no entry sign half way up !Mark Sims23/09/2015
mariac23/08/2015
6/7 Sixth of seven on long day Bullbarrow Hill/Hambledon Hill/Win Green/Swyre Head/Nine Barrow Down/Ridgeway Hill/Creech Barrow HillFergalh22/08/2015
From view point, followed ridge path.rhalstead17/05/2015
Parked in the free car park to the west and walked via Grange Arch.Sprog04/04/2015
iaindbrown08/03/2015
pwatson198014/02/2015
geoffreycurnock12/08/2014
From car park to west via Grange Arch folly.citygent11/06/2014
Ascended from car park to West.Chris Peart14/04/2014
Campbell Singer24/09/2013
Alan Whatley24/09/2013
Drove from Sandbanks Ferry via Corfe. Rise in grass field by hedge.arranc13/01/2013
Louise30/11/2012
ajwxyzt30/11/2012
chalky195322/11/2012
jimbloomer28/10/2012
A short walk from the car park half a mile to the west of the summit, but we also took in the Creech Barrow trig point. This was also HuMP 2 of 3 for us today.jonglew22/09/2012
nicolajane07/09/2012
jnixon11/07/2012
melly111/07/2012
andrew brown27/05/2012
From W. Top is in field.chrisbien22/05/2012
From SY 905 816 - highest bit in field S of track.summitsup24/04/2012
David Gradwell31/03/2012
George Gradwell31/03/2012