Name:Badbury Hill
Hill number:17395
Height:142m / 466ft
Parent (Ma):2870  Walton Hill
RHB Section:39: Central and Eastern England
County/UA:Warwickshire
Catchment:Severn
Class:Tump (100-199m)
(Tu,1)
Grid ref:SP 11522 63111
Summit feature:no feature: open woodland
Drop:33m
Col:109m  SP109622  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 150
(1:25k) 220S
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 36 users)ByDate of Ascent
From Greenhill Farm. Amazing building.Wycombe Wanderer10/04/2023
From NWvegibagger31/08/2021
From the NW. Many paths, got lost in the confusion of scrubland.Play2End03/06/2021
Parked to N (as jonglew) for anticlockwise circuit taking in Bannam's Wood and Badbury Hill. Easy detour from fp to the N and no problematic undergrowth near the summit. The new woodland covers a surprisingly large area - be interesting to see how it develops.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 1094 6365). Easy RoW to due S of the hill, then a bit of a mare through scrubby woodland.jonglew17/09/2020
Parked and approached from Greenhill Farm. New forestry seems to be deciduous trees with wide rides and long summer grass. The summit is in mature trees and easy to spot and ascend even with an old map,JohnW05/07/2020
From Greenhill Farm. FP to high point then followed wide trail full of deer hoof prints which lead to a crushed section of fence to gain access to the older woods and the top.johnkenyon05/01/2020
4th tump of 5 on a route from Wilmcote station to Henley-in-Arden, climbing Withycombe hill, Oversley and Lodge Hill dropping back onto the fp but then veering off to pass through immature deciduous plantings. Top in one of 2 places. Descent then cutting across to intercept path to get back on trail heading for my last Warwickshire tump for now; Bannam's wood ..Dazingdale23/06/2019
From Greenhill Farm: Track seems to exist both sides of stream and field hedges. Despite much new tree planting old route to original hilltop woods still reasonably clear.GordonAdshead18/05/2019
From NW. Lots of tree planted in last few years. Summit an old pheasant rearing sitecjo29/04/2019
3rd of a pleasant 6 km circuit of fields and (expanding woods)from Burford Lane Farm. After Lodge Hill and Bannamís Wood. Easy to divert into summit trees here. Dan Skelton horse race trainer has a new facilty to the west of the hill - a deep sand loop, measuring 250m round, which provides the horses with slow and steady stamina work, ( sounds like hillbagging) as well as allowing a chance for the younger horses to begin their education quietly away from the main yard.( over at Lodge Hill)Chris Pearson28/03/2019
For this and Bannam's Wood started near Greenhill Farm, very busy today as staging & refreshment post for the Arden/Heart of England Challenge that was going on, with large numbers of runners/plodders.Aye Jimmy16/09/2017
A relief after Lodge Hill- easy to get from ROW to N from this one. Good round walk from Highfields Fm, continuing to Upr Wawensmoor and back over Bannam's Wood which actually has a ROW right by summit. With Pete on sunny day.pwheeler28/08/2017
From NW along path, through the new tree planting, into wood and up to summit. I then took a direct route to Bannam's Wood.Herbert Anchovy31/07/2017
Walked along the path from Greenhill Farm that runs to to the east of the hill. At the highest point on this track headed directly towards the hill, along a gap between the recently planted forestry scheme. Look at the first photo, which must have been taken 10 years ago, you can clearly see the planting and the grassy 'rides' leading to the hill. The path we used is just beyond the hedge on the photo. .Wire Fence around the bottom of the hill, then walked to the left, round the bottom of the hill, heading SE, less than 100m, to find fence collapsed by badger activity. Walked over fence and up to summit. From top there appeared to be a descent to the south, between a row of trees. Staying just inside the wood, at the bottom, we walked east to come across old decayed oak fence. Line of this fence clearly seeen on OS 1:25000 map. Under the fence and we walked to the left, immediately we saw iron sheeting and an upturned green oil drum. Walking up to that and turning right out ofMalcvolm25/07/2017
Walked up track to the highest point, then across. Got stuck at fence/tree border.Alancache29/06/2017
After Bannam's Wood back past Greenhill Farm followed FP and up to top through wood. HP at western endPeterD25/03/2017
From Greenhill Farm by foot path then S to hill top unhindered by hedges or fences. Wooded knoll.RichardM21/03/2017
From the nw. A lot of work on the stream ''tis winter making the ground very soft underfoot. Then fp goes along edge of field before cutting through onto good track. Eventually branched west and through new tree planting before climbing up to summit.Campbell Singer16/02/2017
With Bannam's Wood - approached from Arden Way. With GFE and his family.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.Smudge06/12/2015
From NW on bridal path and up into pheasant area in wood.arranc11/02/2015
From NW too.Father Ted23/11/2014
From NWRHW25/07/2014
youngish woodland top.Adrian15/02/2014
DC11main06/06/2022
Martin R14/03/2022
ngthack31/07/2016
GaryJones07/03/2016
Mark Sims16/09/2015
andrew brown17/07/2015
stevent080902/11/2014
clivevilla15/09/2014
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