Name:Brown Willy
Hill number:2881
Height:420m / 1378ft
Section:40: Cornwall & Devon
Col:97.7m  SS 2687 0152  
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Entry no.Date recordedGrid Ref.Feature / Observations / SurveyRecorded byStatusSubpointLatest review
3747214/02/2022SX 15878 80005  F: CairnK&AD
3747314/02/2022SX 15873 80006  F: Trig pointK&AD
4211007/03/2024SX 15876 80004  F: cairn
O: cairn apex is 4m E of trig point
-1379126/09/2010SX 15872 80006  F: trig point and cairn
O: cairn is 3m E of trig point
S: obvious summit
-1379207/04/2009SX 15873 80005  F: trig point and cairn
O: cairn is 3m E of trig point
S: obvious summit
George Gradwell
-1379301/07/2012SX 15875 80003  F: trig point and cairn
O: cairn is 3m E of trig point
S: obvious summit
-1379417/02/2010SX 15873 80005  F: trig point and cairn
O: cairn is 3m E of trig point
S: obvious summit
-1379521/09/2009SX 15872 80001  F: trig point and cairn
O: cairn is 3m E of trig point
S: obvious summit
-1379623/12/2010SX 15873 80004  F: trig point and cairn
O: cairn is 3m E of trig point
S: obvious summit
Aye Jimmy
-1379729/05/2012SX 15873 80004  F: trig point and cairn
O: cairn is 3m E of trig point
S: obvious summit
-1379801/07/2012SX 15874 80006  F: trig point and cairn
O: cairn is 3m E of trig point
S: obvious summit
-1379916/04/2013SX 15874 80006  F: trig point and cairn
O: cairn is 3m E of trig point
S: obvious summit
34929/05/2012SX 15873 80004  F: Trig point and Cairn
O: First walk since breaking my foot. Climbed with Mrs Jones. Went via Rough Tor and back via Logan rocks, great weather
35129/05/2012SX 15873 80004  F: Cairn and Trig pointBHMC

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Great January walk from the Rough Tor car park over Showery Tor and Rough Tor. Apart from boggy ground leaving the car park was hard frozen ground which gave good going. Any icy patches were few and far bebeween.KevPalmer16/01/2024
Easy, walked around rough Tor first. Than up bw. Back over rough tor. 1.50 mintallblond26/09/2023
Ran from Jamaica Inn - to Tolborough Tor, then onto Brown Willy and Butter’s Tormadaddo13/09/2023
From the car park to the NW, over Rough Tor and almost a straight line over the bridge up to Brown Willy. Got caught in a short sharp downpour on the top of Brown Willy whilst at the geocache, otherwise overcast and breezy. With Gillianrichard6925/08/2023
5 of 5 from the Jamaica inn. From Alex tor followed the farm track most of the way before going over rough ground before meeting the track for brown Willy. Lots of wild horses on the track. 13.5 miles round trip. Marilyn no. 76The-Z-Man25/07/2023
From Rough Tor car park - Rough Tor, Brown Willy and Loudon Tor with Jon, Alex and Paul. Don't try and bash through the bracken like we did...Richard12/07/2023
With Rebecca, including Rough tormazz01/07/2023
From rough tor car parkStevooo26/06/2023
Out and back from Rough Tor car park to end of Brown Willy summit ridge, scrambling up Showery Tor, BW, Rough Tor and Little Rough Tor en route. Bracken high in places and appeared to be prime tick country, caught a couple of the buggers before they could bite! Great views and decent rocky summits with easy terrain in between.southern_rambler18/06/2023
From Roughtor car park (SX137819), across the hillside to Rough Tor, descending SE to where the permissive track crosses a stream (SX152804), then up track to summit, returning back to stream, across hillside to col between Rough Tor and Showery Tor, and back to start (2h10m)kdbennett22/03/2023
Humid day out with all of us. Flying ants!AJones02/09/2022
From Rough Tor car park. Nice September afternoon out :-)Gerry the Ranger02/09/2022
Rough Tor, Little Rough Tor, Showery Tor, Brown Willy, and back via Fernacre settlement.mavero1024/06/2022
From Rough Tor car park on a round of Louden Hill, Garrow Tor, Butter’s Tor, Brown Willy and Rough Tor.PeterD22/05/2022
From Rough Tor cp. Brown Willy and Rough Tor.Longwojo21/05/2022
Drizzle and low cloudParkerP196015/05/2022
Out and back to Brown Willy from Rough Tor car park via Rough Tor. With R.Dan Baddeley16/04/2022
A tour of the tors ... Showery, Rough, Brown Willy, Butter's and Garrow. Tried for Louden Hill but the farmer outside the farmhouse to the SE was resistant to passage along his farm track.summitter10/04/2022
Parked at the Forestry Carpark near Camelford. Up to Showery Tor then Brown Willy and returned via Rough Tor. Jackie went as far as Showery Tor. Easy walking mainly on clear paths. Blustery day, gale force on the summitclimbingkershaw05/04/2022
Jamaica Inn - Tolborough Tor - Brown Willy - Rough Tor - Buttern Hill - Bray Down - Leskernick Hill - Hendra Downs - Jamaica Inn.Mark Jackson26/01/2022
Drove to the usual carpark at SX 138 818 then walked to Rough Tor, Little Rough Tor and Showery Tor. From there we followed the permissive path to Brown Willy Trig and cairn. Same route in reverse for the return walk. Dry day, cloudy at first then brightened, hazy views. Approx 5 miles with 793ft of ascent. Walked with Lindsey.Skip24/11/2021
Rough Tor > Brown Willy from GR: SX 13777 81922ronaldo33328/10/2021
Rough Tor > Brown Willy from GR: SX 13777 81922Hippster28/10/2021
Climbed from Camelford on a 'rest day' while walking the Copper Trail.BURGESS12/09/2021
Wild horses looked mean, easy climb from the west, took the slightly trickier but quicker descent down the rocks.mrdolf03/09/2021
From Rough Tor car parkpaulhilder31/08/2021
Walked to the summits of Brown Willy and Rough Tor with my cousin. A great sunny day with a mix of large rocks to climb at the top of Rough Tor and Showery Tor. A great and fun top to do Cornwall is.DavidHiner25/08/2021
With the kids. Could see the sea on both sides or Cornwall from the top. Windy but good day avoiding the showers.SlowOl31/07/2021
We followed a route from a book which maybe wasn't ideal. From Rough Tor car park, up to Showery Tor, down past the long house and over to the corner of the fence and followed a stone bank. Then we had to climb over a barbed wire fence which was not mentioned in the book! Up to Maiden Tor, then Brown Willy. Back via Little Rough Tor and Rough Tor. With Keith, Ross (5) and Callum (3).islamidget29/07/2021
P Roughtor CP to NW, easy ground up over Showery Tor & Rough Tor, lunch on top then on along ridge down & up to Butter's Tor. 300th Marilyn, at long last, with F.agentmancuso06/07/2021
Boys' Trip to Cornwall 2021cwrci03/07/2021
Via Showery Tor with Sie, Gill and Gaynor. Beautiful day.Phreerunner08/06/2021
with Evelyn after Roughtorjd1608/05/2021
Poldue Downs CP - Little Rough Tor - Rough Tor - Brown Willy - Showery Tor - CPIanHHill17/04/2021
Mostly hazy/cloudy but good views. Light wind, dry ground.anderson2402/04/2021
Enjoyable 10K run in the sun over the moors from road end to W plus scrambling up W ridge of Rough Tor.davechaffey15/03/2021
Parked at Rough Tor car park. Visited Little Rough Tor, Rough Tor & Showery Tor on the way. Bagged the trig on Brown Willy. Sunny. 5.4 miles ( but should have been 6.3 miles as forgot to start watch )madsam16/10/2020
On the Smugglers’ Way coast-to-coast run. Solo. Fidget10/10/2020
MC. Following work. 1hr 15m from CP. Plenty of horses and cows!Martin6629/09/2020
On way to Cornwall with J. Glorious day & plenty of folk on the hill. From the FC car park to NW. Over the various tops of Rough Tor noticing two strange small model buildings in sheltered spots a few metres to W below the summit of Showery Tor. Ponies as far as the eye could see! Then followed the faint path down to the De Lank River & up to Brown Willy for a superb view. Retraced steps.NotReallyABagger26/09/2020
Climbed solo. Excellent weather. Dry, mostly sunny with some haze and cloud. Start from Poldue Downs car park. Climbed over Showery Tor. Descend to De Lank River (pathless). Over Maiden Tor to gain north ridge of Brown Willy, and climbed to summit. Kernow's highest point boasts an excellent cairn and viewpoint. Visited south top as well. Returned along good path to De Lank River, before making a direct (but easy) ascent of Little Rough Tor. A short ridge walk south leads to the main summit of Rough Tor, where a little scrambling on boulders is required. Returned to car park at Poldue Downs (slightly rough at first, then easy grassy path). Excellent walk of about 3 hours through some surprisingly good hill country.jamessteel10015/08/2020
Brown Willy from the NT Car Park. Visiting Rough Tor, Brown Willy, Butter's Tor, Garrow Tor, Alex Tor, and Louden Hill. A very wet and windy day with low cloud. Brown Willy is my last E + W Marilyn!!!! 17km with 720m ascent in 5 hours. (S)silveracorn_alan03/11/2019
Good walk on a warm day. Went up via Shower Tor and Rough Tor with a more direct descent. Shared the summit with millions of flies, didn’t stay long!acolling26/08/2019
From free Rough Tor car park to the NW. Showery Tor (385m), Little Rough Tor (390m) and Rough Tor (400m). Then a nice walk across to Brown Willy. Pleasant and easy. Showery Tor was the most difficult to climb. With Clare, Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie. Had a pint in The Jamaica Inn afterwards.Dangerous Dave05/08/2019
Part of a walk with Liz including Rough TorPaul_142_uk10/07/2019
From Roughtor Road car park. Over Rough Tor and Logan Rock. First of my historic county tops.pclyndes15/06/2019
From Codda, after a little nosey at the Jamaica Inn. Grassy fields then good path along fence line to final steepening pull. 2/5 MarilynN.Morters28/04/2019
From Rough Tor car park to the NW. Over Rough Tor climbing many of the rocky tors, then on to Brown Willy, returning over Rough Tor,NormanW30/03/2019
Bolventor to Altarnun. Revisited via different route.Smudge29/03/2019
From Roughtor car park.lenman01/01/2019
Quick march in the morning cold from the Roughtor car park. Early enough that nobody else was around yet. Felt like I had the whole of Bodmin moor to myself.jkl31/12/2018
From RoughTor carpark, windy but dry.crispycrisp8819/11/2018
Ruth and Joey the HoundCragmole16/11/2018
Ruth and Joey the HoundGragmole16/11/2018
From end of tarmac road near Camperdown Farm, SX 119790. The policies of Fernacre Farm are private and an irksome detour has to be made N and then E around the plantation and field walls to a bridge at SX 152804 and then up a muddy 'motorway' to the top.Isbjorn03/11/2018
With Katy. Sunny but very windy.George Thompson21/09/2018
From Rough Tor car park. Back over Rough Tor.Winterfloodian19/09/2018
A repeat visit of this impressive and popular viewpoint in sunny, breezy weather. Trig and wide based boulder cairn on top. Onto Butter's Tor and from Little Rough Tor.Denise 25/08/2018
3rd visit. With L and a Darren on a nice gentle logical round of 6 Tumps from the west. In 2012 a campaign was launched to change the unusual comical name to a more respectable original Bronn Wennili. However, apparently locals like it as it is and the Daily Telegraph inevitably called for change campaigners to 'Keep their hands off Brown Willy'Chris Pearson21/08/2018
With MaxBen Tindal10/08/2018
From NW car pack. Around Rough Tor then back over it.Topographer5709/08/2018
With JGCW08/08/2018
With Suzannedc9607/08/2018
Ascent from CarparkAngusDog05/08/2018
from Roughtor carpark, great weather hot clear and dry as a bone, matilda stayed on Roughtor---too far dad !!richardrosser26/07/2018
With Paul, going to CornwallKirsten21/07/2018
From Rough tor CP to Brown Willy then back via Rough tor with elizyanneGmacT03/07/2018
From Rough Tor car park via Rough Tor and back via Showery TorClach Liath23/06/2018
rough tor, Brown willy, Logan rock picked up at Alex torcjo16/06/2018
From car park and over Rough Tor. cuckoo sounding off.gettingonabit13/05/2018
A county top outing of 4.5 mile's taking just under two hours from the free car park signed for Rough tor. One for a fine evening to catch the sunset over the three tors between Brown Willy and the car park. Navigation should be simple.WAYNE ROWLETT21/04/2018
From Rough Tor Car Park over low point and up permissive path. Returned via Rough Tor. An excellent little walk.SS13/04/2018
Walked from the Carpark over rough Tor then up to summit. only was down rescued a man who broke his leg air ambulance was called in, then around rough tor and back to car nice 6 mile walkjmistry8625/02/2018
A nice walk up Rough Tor 400m and Brown Willy 420m (the highest point in Cornwall) today with beautiful sunshine but a very cold wind. With Daniel Bruke, Kieran Mooney & Michal Skowronskichillyman804/02/2018
An excellent walk from the road end near Camperdown Farm. Room for one car amongst the ponies. Easy track, so you can admire the views of Rough Tor and Brown Willy as you stroll along, then a good easy path follows the wall around the plantations and field systems. There's a handy bridge over the De Lank river. Sadly, it has to join the nasty boggy motorway coming from Poldue and heading to the top, but the views are great all the way.Gill25/01/2018
1/8M parked road end near codda farm mixture of rough ground and tracks to the top.robertphillips08/11/2017
Kev and roo , a good walk out from Jamaica innkevandroo17/10/2017
With J. From car park at Poldue Downs along grassy track to Showery Tor, down to stream and path up to summit. Return via Little Rough Tor.Beeliner19/08/2017
Rough Tor, Brown Willy, Butters Tor, Garrow Tor,Alex Tor and Louden Hill circular walk.Arbie12/08/2017
from Rough Tor car park via Showery Tor and Rough Tor and then down into the valley for the haul up to Brown Willy. Superb sunny day. 2.5 hr round trip including a lunch stop.mapple10/08/2017
With Caleb.simon and co31/07/2017
Helen, Josh, Lucy, Molly and myself worked our way down from Rough Tor through the bracken and the rocks and then followed the path up to the Trigpoint on the summit of Brown Willy. We had a pastie and then after returning to the carpark enjoyed a paddle in the refreshing stream.JohRvs25/07/2017
Finished here on a six tor circuit just as the Coastguard helicopter decided to do an exercise right on top of the tor - spooked the sheep and our dog!Poolton12330/05/2017
Both of usTonyandsue15/04/2017
Rough Tor and Brown Willy from Rough Tor Car Park.rhalstead04/03/2017
Parked at Rough Tor car park and walked up side of Rough Tor on clear, grassy path. From ridge, easy view of path down to river crossing and up to the top of Brown Willy. Crisp, dry Boxing Day weather with glorious views.Hippy7726/12/2016
3 hour circular trek starting at New Park Farm to the north with African summit baggers Stuart and Peter. Clear blue skies and far reaching views.Graeme20/11/2016
TD & CThis Dog22/10/2016
Tolborough Tor and Brown Willy. With TMD (who didn't summit Brown Willy with me).meltdiceburg21/10/2016
From large free car park SX138819 over Rough Tor, nice little scramble to summit. Nice hill shame about the name.rogreeves29/09/2016
Lovely clear day.walked from rough tor car park up the track over rough tor, down to river then on up to summit.pretty good obvious path all the way. great views including of the cheese farm! Came back same way ...slow walk 2.5 hours round trip.keithelliott15/09/2016
Parked at the Rough Tor car park. Got scorched in the 31 degree blazing sunshine, had to negotiate my way past a big herd of cows between Rough Tor and Brown Willy.edmundjohnson18/07/2016
With CPgarth8714/07/2016
Climbed accidentally! Heading between Butter's Tor and Garrow Tor but took the wrong side down!!!moorsman17/06/2016
Parked in carpark to north. Up and over rough tor and on to summit. Sunny day, great views.Mash201616/02/2016
Ascended from Rough Tor car park with Rough Tor. Great views over Bodmin Moor and to north coast. Easy walk over grass to Rough Tor, then clear path to Brown Willy.quadbarrel08/07/2015
Raining, blowing a full gale and zero visibility - until I was halfway back to the car - when out came the sun. I failed to find the letterbox (it is marked on the OS map). Watched crows playing with the wind... fly low along the windward foot of a crag, pull up and updraft shoots you 50ft vertically, make a lot of happy crow noises, repeat (for about 20 minutes)M3WDD28/06/2015
Solo walk from Camelford, via Showery Tor and Roughtor. Cloud lifted to reveal long views. Two very impressive Bronze Age cairns on the summit ridge. From here visited three brilliant stone circles (Fernacre, Louden Hill and Stannon) on the way back to Camelford.thesweetcheat19/06/2015
With Rogue super daymaltose26/05/2015
A glorious, if very breezy, dayRocksRock16/05/2015
Up and down from Jamaica Inn tourist trap. Great view over North Cornwall from the top.mcf01/05/2015
2/3 Nice walk up from offical car park to summit fine viewsFergalh19/04/2015
Started at New Park Farm 171837. Followed bridleway SW past Oldpark to the moorland which was short dry crunchy grass when we visited. Headed direct to summit and then on to Rough Tor. Returned via the SE edge of Rough Tor plantation which has gates through the fences, so Mrs Mindlessflogger was happy. Saw a few lizards but the moors seem over grazed to me and lack the roughness of the Pennine moors.mindlessflogger09/04/2015
First trip up Brown Willy, straight run from Tolborough Tor starting from the Jamaica Inn. Peaked and added our rock to the top of the cairn. Great views.Scooby Dhub14/02/2015
Second ascent. From end of road to Camperdown Farm, Louden Hill, Rough Tor, Brown Willy, Butters Tor, Garrow Tor finishing on Alex Tor.PeteF30/10/2014
From Codda Ford road end - parking for a good 3 cars no problem and the lady at Blackhill Farm is walker friendly. Forded beck to east of Codda farmthen head for track. Cut across Cathole Downs. Several gates to final one at SX 1590 7925 then on to ridge to the summit. 75 minutes walk from car to summit.G4OBK (Phil)04/10/2014
Have been up here before on may 10th 2012. A nice easy climb for a very satisfactory view. Came from Roughtor Carpark.194325/08/2014
Splendid walk from the Roughtor car park, over Roughtor to Brown Willy - busy with people as was the Bank Holiday weekendjojobagger23/08/2014
Walked up from Jamaica Inn car park on A30. Takes about 1½ hours to reach top, mostly over fairly bleak and featureless moor.The Gardener09/08/2014
Solo run whilst the family have lunch on Rough Tor.mikejacobs30/07/2014
MY first accent done in the company of good friend and neighbour Liz and her dog Fizzy. Plus a H4H Bear for a photo call. Approaching 60 I've set my self a 'Bucket List' to grab a few high points before I'm too old. I also subscribe to the geograph photo web site and submitted a couple of photos. Finally grabbed a couple of Geocaches en-route. I started doing this with my Grandchildren and got hooked. All told a great day.Anthony Vosper11/07/2014
From Rough Tor Road car park, striking out to the south east, up Rough Tor and then on to Brown Willy. With Dorothy, Ian, Jo, Dave B and his son. Lovely walk, not spoiled by heavy rain, but would have been great to see some views.callumorr25/05/2014
With val. From Camelford side. Over Rough Tor then on to B.rown Willymike.hoult13/05/2014
With MikeVal Deisler13/05/2014
Continuation of walk from Louden Hill. Descended SW to farm track east, then north on path on west side of plantation to join the main path to summit. Descended on same path to De Lank River (bridge), up to col between Showery Tor and Little Rough Tor, then down to car park.Man of Kernow116/04/2014
A great round of Rough For, Louden Hill and Brown Willy, with Mark TrengoveSprog16/04/2014
After some wet days, today the weather was brighter. Parked at Forestry Commission Roughtor CP, headed south over Showery Tor, Little Rough and Rough Tors, revealing Brown Willey, 420m, ahead. With Sue Berry and faithful dog, Ben. A great day out with fascinating rock features.Dartmoorman08/04/2014
Rough Tor carpark, Rough Tor and return. Poor visibility.glewis1016/03/2014
From carpark across Rough Tor and up to summit on good paths though needing to avoid cattle.AndrewFinnimore11/09/2013
From south to north on 3 day walk from Looe to Boscastlebolton06/09/2013
really bad weather did not put us off, awesome day especially finding prayer flags on the top!Mypoorblisters15/08/2013
Very good free CP to NW. Over Rough Tor first, ascending Brown Willy on good path from NW. Maybe not as impressive a top as Rough Tor, but quieter (as further for folks to walk from car park). Excellent views. Didn't find the letterbox, but didn't try very hard either. Continued south over Brownwilly Downs on good path to bag Butter's Tor. PS Highly recommend the Bettle & Chisel pub at Delabole - very good value B&B, good beer and friendly staff.Hillsidenick12/08/2013
Car park at Poldue Downs road head S. of Camelford - Track to Showery Tor - Little Rough Tor - Rough Tor - Cross De Lank River & then follow bridleway to the summit of Brown Willy - Back to river & the follow feint track to Showery Tor - Back down track to car. (Solo)gerrybowes25/07/2013
Nice view of the cloud!Chalkie29/05/2013
On LDWA Camel Teign 100MichaelF26/05/2013
Climbed on Ivors Dream 100robert25/05/2013
Camel-Teign 100 Ivor's DreamEVERTON25/05/2013
On LDWA 100 - Ivor's Dream.ADT25/05/2013
Repeat visit in 2013 during LDWA 100 mile Camel -Teign walk in glorious weather. Still running the downhills at this early stage to c/p at Jamaica Inn.Chris Pearson25/05/2013
From the car park at Poldue Downs, Showery Tor on the out, Rough Tor on the way back. Is there a leterbox?tim74715/05/2013
Straight forward 4.5 mile walk from the car park at the end of the road at Poldue Downs. Took in Showery Tor on the way out and Rough Tor on the way back.Newton Maximus30/03/2013
From the car park above Camelford, over Rough Tor to Brown Willy then down over a few more summits to Jamaica Inn. Beware bad ground east of the Brown Willy Downs.AlexanderHoward18/02/2013
Climbed on my own, amazing views, had a lovely walk around Brown Willy and the surrounding area.magirob13/11/2012
On County top missionnickywood115/09/2012
Hurrah! My last County Top and a great one to finish on. I'm possibly the first person to have walked around the complete coastline of England and Wales and up to the highest point in each county. Anyways, enough self congratulation and here's to the next challenge. Parked to the NW and nice there and back walk.Father Ted08/09/2012
Walked up from end of road near Alex Tor bagging Brown Willy and Rough Tor on a very hot and sunny July day. Another county top in the bag.DanTrig22/07/2012
Top no.8 - the second top during our Appledore holiday. From Appledore to Camelford by car; parked at Poldue Downs car park then followed path via Showery Top to Brown Willy, and back. A delightful walk in fine walking weather apart from some occasional mist on the top. Distance 4.2 miles; climb 1202 feet; time 2.2 hoursalan.65to7009/07/2012
N also 2010 N and 2009 Also 10/07/2014 NNick Caunt12/06/2012
Climbed on Bib's birthdaylozinworcester02/06/2012
Phil and Julie while on holiday in Cornwall. First outing since breaking my foot. Great morning out. Good weather and good viewsBHMC29/05/2012
With Dan, in flip flops.Matt Smith21/05/2012
Did the walk from the Jamaica Inn carpark. Very cold and windy. The ground was also very wet and boggy. This would be an easy walk on a nice day.andytea28/04/2012
A nice walk out from Camelfordphilhythe03/04/2012
Ian Langstaff Completed Cornwall then moved onto Devon !morrislube18/03/2012
KJF from car park at Poldue to NW over Rough Torcrazy17/02/2012
From Poldue Downs car park with Mum and Dad. Showery Tor - Rough Tor - Brown Willy - Butter's Tor - Garrow Tor - Candra - Alex Tor - Louden Hill.davidpettit8411/10/2011
Parked in busy car park at end of road to NW. Very pleasant stroll over Showery Tor on the way out, and then back over Rough Tor. Enjoyed the scrambling on Rough Tor.wheresthepath16/09/2011
parked at end of road nr. camperdown farm. started at 6.30pm, on blustery summit at dusk 8pm.stig_nest16/09/2011
Easy short route from the north-west. Nice clear pointy summit, although Rough Tor on the way there is more attractive.poppiesrara05/09/2011
Visited this one on an 11 mile geocaching walk.CornishGazza28/08/2011
Lovely hill as expected although Rough Crag is nicergigglejon04/08/2011
G TIdris13/07/2011
Drove from Porlock to St Agnes on Easter Sunday on B roads with little traffic. Lots of scenic stop offs and plenty of time to do Brown Willy and Rough Tor from Poldue Downs Cp. Nice moorland walk and tors with a bit of scrambling (not needed to gain Marilyn summit)pwheeler22/04/2011
Climbed with Dad from road near Alex Tor.dhbond11/04/2011
From N parking near Moorhead. Snowy, icy and very cold, severe wind chill. No-one else seen all day. The ponies seemed to be taking it in their stride though!Aye Jimmy23/12/2010
Dry, overcast, calm, good views.iangalbraith13/11/2010
From the carpark to NW via Rough Tor.Herbert Anchovy22/01/2010
From car at end of road to NW (7:20) walked over Rough Tor (7:45) to Brown Willy. Lovely morning, short grass with ponies. Good view to N coast and as far as Lundy Island. dbb21/09/2009
Super walk from Rough Tor car park to Brown Willy and back. Had a good lunch in Camelford at Riverside Restaurant on return.Dale&Jo27/08/2009
With Jenx prior to Eden concert, over moor from Tolborough, plus other small tops.nordicstar18/07/2009
Me James and MegRoland Brooks05/07/2009
from the road end at codda, rough in places but not a bad walk.asbown13/06/2009
Pleasant. Good grassy tracks and path all the way from the car park to the NW.destaylor08/06/2009
Via Rough Tor on a fine sunny day.Overthehilljill09/05/2009
Approched from Car park near Rough Tor and Little Rough Tor. Showery Tor on the way out, Rough Tor on the way back. Weather fantastic with great veiws to the coast.Fat Bloke12/04/2009
Cicular route from car park at SX 13798 81906 over Little Rough Tor, Brown WillyDavid Gradwell07/04/2009
Desperately wet u/foot, but cloudbase lifted off top on way in. Cattle all over area, and with 2 dogs needed caution & detour. Walked in from Jamaica Inn (nice soup&bun after). Nice ancient wall + fence to follow, thought top was finemartin & storm17/11/2008
Aggressive cattle between Rough Tor and Brown Willy.clivevilla29/10/2008
Approached from Roughtor car park. Lots of interest on the summit. (Added an inch to the cairn!)Isambard13/10/2008
Preferred Rough Tor but still a good summit on a warm dry day until heavy rain when driving back to Okehampton.Dugswell231/05/2008
With Jo, circular walk from Poldue Downs cp: Little Rough Tor, Rough Tor, Brown Willy (didn’t see Letter Box), Showery Tor. Weather, sunny, hot, very good visibility.amblerbob12/05/2008
Linear route as part of LEJOG walk.Gayle22/04/2008
Top ring all the way up the side of the River Frome for breakfast at Jamaica Inn then up from Black Farm to Letter Box. Found teenagers who were lost.Eddie20/04/2008
A day trip from a week in Dartmoor. Walked from the parking close to Rough Tor farm. Over Rough Tor on the way out and Showery Tor on return. Great weather, so a most pleasant trip.kaapiovuohi26/09/2007
Revisit. Nice summit albeit outclassed by Rough Tor which I'd been to in 2002. This time took track from W: signs are progressively GOMLy. CROW access doesn't seem to have penetrated this far: SSSI: permissive path which seems to come via Rough Tor and is doubtless more scenic, although I followed path back to main track W. Early Sun a.m. no-one about, aother than a couple of other runners on the hill.RHW16/09/2007
Lovely view point. Delightful stroll fron Rough Tor NT car park.dal23/08/2007
Accessed via Roughtor. Nice easy walk from car park to north of Roughtor.electricratman22/08/2007
Walk uninspiring and very rutted/full of holes if you go via end of lane 1M from jamaica inn.Good views of atlantic and channel coasts/sea.DARRENG13/08/2007
Easy walk in from end of minor road running N from the Jamaica Inn turnoff of the A30Rhayader_wander01/06/2007
Great walk, loverly views.Greg06/05/2007
BW is a Dromedary Marilyn as its MaQuaCo-line covers a large area and captures within it, the subsidiary HuMP summit Kilmar Tor, to the SE... With Jamie. Summits on the air guy broadcasting from the summit.vegibagger03/08/2006
great walk from jamaica inn to camelfordjohnfwoolley09/07/2006
With Da192116/05/2006
Nice Easy StrollM0ZZO17/09/2005
Parked in the small CP at SX 139 818 > Little Rough Tor > BROWN WILLY summit trig pillar (S1772) at SX 15869 79998 420.014m > returned the same way back to the CPTony Hartry09/06/2005
Good peak reached via rough walk from near main road.signyred21/06/2004
Parked at Poldue downs then over Rough Tor to the topgaryhoney19/10/2003
Easy walk across from Rough Tor. yorkie28/09/2003
With: solo; I parked NW at Poldue Downs car park. Straight up on to Rough Tor then across to Brown Willy. Far fewer people on the latter. Good day and views.Ian Baines05/10/2002
From Rough Tor car Park with familyPeterD24/07/2002
DATE APPROX. Walked with William from the carpark at SX 138 818 to Rough Tor and Showery Tor then on to Brown Willy.(We were staying at a guest house on the outskirts of Camelford.)Skip01/06/2002
Started at car park at the end of the Camelford road. Up over Rough Tor, and up to the summit. Back the same way. Youngest son had Chickenpox when we carried up this hillChinnockC18/02/2002
Cornwall/Devon week climbing/bagging with Darren. visited Newlyn sea level datum location in am. then did this top from NW -rough going, then new brake pads for my car in Exeter. Repeat visit in 2013 during LDWA 100 mile Camel -Teign walk in glorious weather.Chris Pearson15/08/2001
From Churchtown, returning over Rough TorGalltywenallt28/07/2001
a fine winter's day walkJimmy09/01/2001
Bagged whilst staying in Plymouth.prwild30/04/2000
Family hike from car park at end of Roughtor Rd.Man of Kernow109/04/2000
Date is first visit. Notes from moorland, 2 fences from E, cracking summit & view, poss more scenic from W. tolborough off A30, tk from 181777 RHW28/08/1999
climbed with a Cornish womandianepick13/08/1999
2 of 2: From Rough Tor.ChrisR07/10/1998
Fun with the kidsbaltipie06/09/1998
misty day ,a spooky place,kept looking over my shoulder but i dont know why.steven ruffles12/08/1997
Solo run from the Jamaica Inn. Beautiful summit and great views. Found the letterbox too!mikejacobs31/07/1997
With Phil Howe and Tim Bumby on Silver Duke of Edinburgh's Award expedition following the Smugglers' Way. Repeated in April 98alistairpooler28/05/1997
Ascended from the A30 near Jamaica Inn.JohnW01/04/1997
Solo tripInvicta1416/10/1996
With Claire.MickyRoss20/04/1996
Easy walk over grassy moorland to the trig point. Rough Tor visited as well.isabelle05/04/1996
Caravaning at St Mabyn with the kids. Revisited 19 Sep 2009. Re-visited 19 September 2009.jonglew17/08/1992
Two year old son on my back; two month old daughter on my front.jimbloomer30/09/1990
From a lane on the west side of the moor. Nice rocky top. Thought I could see the Atlantic and Channel coastline from the the top looking south.mick01/06/1989
Trig pillarwebmaster15/08/1987
Pleasant walk with tussock to granite ridge.arranc26/10/1983
Enjoyable walk.Clareppuccino22/07/1982
And again on 25-08-2018 in hot sunshine, fine views.RichardM25/07/1981
As a lad living in Launceston. Date very much a guess.mart079706/06/1967
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