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Name:Appuldurcombe Down
Hill number:7813
Height:226m / 741ft
Parent (Ma):2914  St Boniface Down
RHB Section:42: South-East England & the Isle of Wight
County/UA:Isle of Wight (CoU)
Island:Isle of Wight
Maritime area:Hants & Dorset - Portsmouth & Wight
Class:Tump (200-299m), Subhump
Grid ref:SZ 53615 79657
Summit feature:ground 1m SW of trig point
Col:135m  SZ556777  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 196
(1:25k) OL29E
Observations:very flat summit area; ground 300m SE is c 3m lower
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 40 users)ByDate of Ascent
Drove up access road to small parking area on ridge. Used by dog walkers.mart079712/09/2019
Sunny, trig and Tump summit.Dugswell207/09/2019
Walked from Oblisk above Appeldurcombe House. Walked along high fence to low gate and up hill to trig.jedthehumanoid20/05/2019
Up on BW from the south, down via BW to the west, to Whitwell. Straight forward access to the trig.Moorponder27/09/2018
Niton to Godshill. S-NE (obelisk) traverse.Smudge09/02/2018
TD, C & HThis Dog26/08/2017
Parked in Southsea, Portsmouth and went on Hovercraft over to Ryde, caught old underground train from Ryde to Shanklin and Started 10.5 mile walk from station. Walked along old railway trail to Winstone farm then took well signposted footpaths through donkey sanctuary up to the old gateway, onto Worsley Trail then small footpath to Obelisk along ridge to Appuldurcombe Down, summit in cloud, then followed ridge south along Stenbury Trail then east into Ventnor, followed path by road onto St Boniface Down then along to Shanklin Down trig then followed good footpaths down into Shanklin back to station, very sunny towards end of walk.DanTrig23/05/2017
Part of a circular trek from Shanklin via Niton. Clear day. Sweeping views. 17 miles.Graeme12/03/2017
Superb walk with Helen, Josh, Lucy & Molly. Close encounters with sheep & cows. Outstanding views.JohRvs14/07/2016
From the minor road. Parking limited. Up the very steep road to the track to the top. Perhaps this is the hill with greatest amount of ascent on the I.O.W I did...Play2End09/06/2015
And Obelisk. Hail on way down.arranc16/03/2015
As chrisbien.Chris Peart30/06/2014
Difficult parking on Rew Lane to E. New high fence making direct walk from hill summit to obelisk difficult, but needed to bag the OS intersected stn and benchmark there. Lovely rolling coutryside.jonglew11/05/2014
Best views of the island. Followed Worsley Trail from Godshill Park. Tall fence protecting summit area shrinks to a standard fence 200m E of summit. Recommend approach from N.jimbloomer06/03/2014
Drove up to jnct of ROWs with a short walk along the ridge.chrisbien22/04/2013
With Cabe. Drove up byway (rough I have a 4x4) leaving road just above Span Farm. There is some parking at the top. Nice hill.simon and co22/02/2013
Walked from the top of the road to the SSE, where you can park easily.Good views of most of the island.DARRENG11/11/2012
Whilst on CHA IoW holsjohnoz16/01/2012
Super ridge..almost hilly areaAdrian08/05/2011
On holidaythepounds11/09/2001
Alan Whatley16/01/2020
Edwin Gradwell15/09/2019
David Gradwell15/09/2019
George Gradwell15/09/2019
Colin Crawford30/06/2014
carole engel24/07/2012
andrew brown26/05/2012
George Gradwell23/03/2006