Name:Bannam's Wood
Hill number:17389
Height:147m / 482ft
Parent (Ma):2870  Walton Hill
RHB Section:39: Central and Eastern England
Class:Tump (100-199m)
Grid ref:SP 11678 64370
Summit feature:no feature: ground in trees
Col:96m  SP117648  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 150
(1:25k) 220S
Observations:ground 20m E at SP 11696 64364 is almost as high
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 44 users)ByDate of Ascent
Footpath from SW. Warwickshire compleat. Celebrated with a handful of mini Easter eggs my mum bought me and headed home.Wycombe Wanderer10/04/2023
Open woodland in autumnal colours on sunny day. On own. From Millennium way , from NDenise 21/11/2021
From roadside parking to East. Clear path to wood then scrabble about looking for top.Bramley26/10/2021
From SW on ROWvegibagger31/08/2021
Road side parking to NE. Lovely wood, not botherd about finding the top.Play2End03/06/2021
Parked to N (as jonglew) for anticlockwise circuit taking in Bannam's Wood and Badbury Hill. Short detour from fp.milimana01/04/2021
Parked at SP 112 622. Heart of England Way to Bannam's Wood, then field boundaries to Badbury Hill.PGCE27/12/2020
Roadside verge parking (SP 1217 6480). Walked SE to pick up the Millennium Way; easy track to the HP in woodland just off the track.jonglew17/09/2020
Parked and ascended from Greenhill Farm on the Heart of England Way. The summit is off the path, but difficult to be accurate as the summer growth in this wood is quite thick.JohnW05/07/2020
Parked at Greenhill Farm. Initial climb OK (path partially paved with old bricks), then path became very muddy/slippery.johnkenyon05/01/2020
5th and final tump of 5 on a route from Wilmcote station to Henley-in-Arden, climbing Withycombe hill, Oversley, Lodge Hill and Badbury Hill then back onto the Heart of England Way with tree fallen over at summit. I climbed in and out of the branches then visited similarly high ground between that and the trail. Warwickshire completed for now! Continued to Henley-in-Arden for train back home!Dazingdale23/06/2019
From NE. Bluebells in summit treescjo20/04/2019
A 6 km 3 tump circuit in warm spring sunshine. Route coincided with The Heart of England Way which I first heard about on Kilimanjaro in 1997 from Howard,one of its enthusiastic creators. Gratefully used the commerative HOEW seat half way up for a moment or two.Chris Pearson28/03/2019
Studley Circular Walk (walking Britain 3235) 8.3 milesfellowsa26/12/2017
Walked on Heart of England wayD SID12/11/2017
After Badbury. Large numbers of runners/plodders on some sort of Arden/Heart of England Challenge for company. Must have looked like some weirdo creeping about in the bracken just off the path at the top!Aye Jimmy16/09/2017
With Badbury Hill(qv), on a round walk of 3.5 miles from Highfields Fm, via Upr Wawensmoor. Lovely views on way up, on Arden Way. With Pete.pwheeler28/08/2017
Took a direct route from Badbury Hill, across fields into the woodland. Back along the path SW to the road.Herbert Anchovy31/07/2017
Walked S W along millennium Way to summit.Malcvolm25/07/2017
Parked by Greenhill Farm easy ascent on FP. Flat top but HP in trees just off FP near FP post.PeterD25/03/2017
Track from High Fields Farm to the flattish wooded summit area. No access issues. Last of the day, 51 mile cycle, 8 Tumps and 4 trigs.RichardM21/03/2017
Continued on from Bradbury Hill and took brick cobbled path starting at High Fields Farm. Pleasant stroll up to indeterminate summit and completion of the county of Warwickshire.Campbell Singer16/02/2017
Managed to persuade GFE's family to hill bag as their Christmas walk! Approached from Arden way.Fionalevey28/12/2016
Badbury Hill and Bannam's wood from Burford Lane Farm. Out on Arden Way then back over Badbury Hill.rhalstead04/09/2016
Henley-in-Arden to Coughton. Ascent was fine but recent forestry activity to SW made for less pleasant terrain on the descent.Smudge06/12/2015
First TuMP of the day for me whilst walking the Heart of England Way from Henley southwards. Almost stepped on an infant monkjack deer looking very sorry for itself near the summit.Father Ted23/11/2014
From SW, summit in sparse but head-high nettles. First of five Fri pm post-work P30s en route to Mid Wales.RHW25/07/2014
woodland summitAdrian09/03/2014
several ascents over the years mainly on Boxing DayLou01/01/2010
On Heart of England Waynickywood105/03/2003
On Heart of England Way.arranc23/03/1991
Martin R14/03/2022
Jim Baz23/03/2019
Mark Sims16/09/2015
andrew brown17/07/2015
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