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Name:Ratlinghope Hill
Hill number:16966
Height:411.5m / 1350ft
Parent (Ma):2840  Long Mynd - Pole Bank
RHB Section:38A: Shropshire
Class:Tump (400-499m)
Grid ref:SO 40837 97631
Summit feature:no feature: grass
Col:367.5m  SO 4066 9826  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 137
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Survey:Trimble GeoXH 6000
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 40 users)ByDate of Ascent
Nice walk from Ratlinghope to grassy top.Alan Caine13/04/2023
This and Cothercott to finish the Long Mynd peaksgreboicus26/02/2022
From the N.Adrian31/07/2021
From ROW to the south where it crosses a brook and a small path to the grassy top.Alan Moore25/06/2020
Indistinct HP on dry sheep pasture with extensive views in warm sun. From Betchcott Hills.Denise 02/06/2020
From the NE on path beside fence. Field gates in all fences ~100m from where they join/cross on N side of summit. Pasture, good views.RichardM02/06/2020
From road verge due north and almost straight line just avoiding the boggiest bits.KC20/03/2020
Parked by church. Followed lane past Yew Tree Cottage, over bridge at ford and then turned immediately east. Along fp for 500 mts and then up sheep pastures.Campbell Singer29/07/2019
Parked by church, along FP across bridge and followed path until sheep track headed up the hill and to HPPeterD07/04/2019
Walked up from Bridges with detour to the church then onward to bag Betchcott Hill trig.Dugswell230/09/2018
Ten Tump circuit from Wentnor. Ascended south ridge on good path. Then followed ridges NW then SW to join track above Stitt Farm.davidpettit8418/06/2017
Afternoon ascent after an orienteering event on the Long Mynd. Parked by the church and ascended this pleasant grassy hill from the south.JohnW27/05/2017
2/8 Second of eight on windy wet day (Cothercut Hill/Rathlinghope Hill/Linely Hill/Heath Mynd/Cefn Gunthly/Knolls/The Paddock/Grinshill Hill)Fergalh28/01/2017
last one of 3 today, to hot ! moorsman's directions worked well.heavyhorses20/07/2016
Parking outside the church ... alt 900ft.... in Ratlinghope village. Head east along the road for 100m and take the unsurfaced road that crosses the river by a slab bridge. Turn right to cross a small stream then a path leads directly upwards to the summit. 1.31 miles return. 40 minutes easy pasture walking.moorsman20/04/2016
A more than half decent hill. Walked in a circuit with Laura.w. also visiting the nearby trig. Theres an awful lot more to the Long Mynd than Pole Bank y'know! Go discover!stig_nest14/03/2016
With stig_nest. Lovely quiet little route.Laura.W14/03/2016
From Bridges youth hostelTony J20/06/2015
Parked by Lower Stitt Farm to the NW, walked up the fp then veered right along fence line and over a gate and across to the top.clivevilla12/10/2014
lovely hill & view. via FP from SW then open slopes; parking in village RHW18/10/2003
Training for South Shropshire Circularkindpercy15/02/1992
Martin R26/08/2022
Big bloke21/05/2018
Col Fleming21/05/2018
andrew brown18/06/2017