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Name:Chaldon Hill
Hill number:7803
Height:178m / 584ft
Parent (Ma):2896  Lewesdon Hill
RHB Section:41: South Central England
County/UA:Dorset (CoU)
Catchment:Piddle & Frome, Catchment Boundaries
Class:Tump (100-199m), Subhump, Clem
(Tu,1,sHu,Cm)
Grid ref:SY 78318 81250
Summit feature:ground 1m E of trig point
Drop:90m
Col:88m  SY742835  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 194
(1:25k) OL15E
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 29 users)ByDate of Ascent
Parked at bellmouth of track SY 77988 82706, followed track to Down Barn then across grass field to the trig pointDC11main30/06/2018
From Dagger's Gate to east along top and return via SWCP past Durdle Door and on to Hambury ToutMark Sims26/03/2018
5 hr circular walk from Osmington with L. Lovely coast walk from west up Burning Cliff, so named as the oil shale rocks can occasionally, after a landslide, catch fire and burn naturally (only about 3 times a century acording to http://www.southampton.ac.uk/~imw/kimfire.htm. Delightful wooden chapel with garden benches to enjoy the far reaching views and closer good views from the old Coastguard Cottages towards Durdle Door. Summit v dull by comparison being set back in a field -but the walk to get here very enjoyable. Took rough track down NW through dry valley of Open Access Land to squeeze through a herd of docile cows pressed against the exit gate. L patted them and got her hand licked.Chris Pearson05/04/2017
Parked at Lulworth Cove for £5.00 for 4 hours then had a look around then up Hambury Tout, then along the coast via Durdle Door, Swyre Head, The Warrens before going directly uphill to the Admiralty Navigation Beacon and finally Chaldon Hill before returning by the inland route.Dugswell201/11/2016
Dorset CTSnell158305/12/2015
From Newlands Farm clifftop car park. Coast path out, in-land path on return.jonglew11/11/2015
Large ploughed field. Long walk.arranc17/03/2015
Free parking at South Down (near Falcon Barn) for a circular walk along the down top road, a wander in the Warren (huge numbers of butterflies and flowers) and a visit to the dull summit of Chaldon Hill before going to the top of White Nothe. A steep,daring path goes from here but it looked terribly overgrown low down so I carried along the cliff top path and made my way to the nudist beach which was welcome because it was 28 deg C, unbroken sunshine and I could have a swim without getting my boxers wet (the worst thing!). Suitably attired again, back through Ringstead which was pleasant, though busy, and I could feel smug about avoiding parking, tolls and fees as I walked up pleasant paths to the downland start. Just 6 miles, yet so much to enjoy.pwheeler22/07/2014
Diverson from Dorset Coast Path. Trig on tumulus but field to East is close in height.Adrian13/04/2014
Walked over from Lulworth to this one - great walk along the coast pathgriefmiester29/08/2013
Easy parking to east at Daggers Gate. Easy walk on grass. Summit either the trig point or the middle of the field to the east.destaylor20/05/2012
Walked this one from Steeple cp through the ranges to West Lulworth then along inland route to Chaldon back along coast pathphilhythe09/07/2011
Bagged trig on coastal walk to Hambury Tout, Durdledoor and Lulworth Cove just after huddling down for 20 Mins because of a storm.DanTrig01/08/2006
edge of ar field but v fine coast view esp from concrete beacon in next field. choice of 2 tks S from West Chaldon, then cross stubble field to summit RHW07/08/2002
Swindon Bagger25/11/2018
tomandivy23/11/2018
carole engel23/02/2018
JohnnyG 15/10/2017
AndyS14/06/2014
stevent080929/03/2014
asbown17/01/2014
andrew brown05/05/2013
nicolajane07/09/2012
melly109/07/2012
jnixon09/07/2012
flakeyw04/08/2011
BrianMatthews06/04/2010
GaryJones01/07/2006
IainT02/05/1993