Name:Abberley Hill
Hill number:2863
Height:283m / 928ft
Parent (Ma):2837  Brown Clee Hill
SMC/RHB Section:38B: West Gloucestershire, Hereford & Worcester
County/UA:Worcestershire
Topographical area:EC02 Clee-corndon
Catchment:Severn
Class:Hump, Tump (200-299m), Submarilyn, Clem
(Hu,Tu,2,sMa,Cm)
Grid ref:SO 75192 67222
Summit feature:fence corner 1m SW of trig point
Drop:145m
Col:138m  SO701746  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 138 150
(1:25k) 204
Observations:ground at fence corner is 10cm above trig point base
Survey:Abney level
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1st of 4 hills on a 14km circuit from Great Witley, parking in a cul-de-sac off Stourport road then walking along main road to take fp up Nne then curving round to take Fp Nw then NE to join main ridge heading to summit. I visited ground either side of the fence to be sure. Lovely views across to Walsgrove hill, my next target, following the Geopark way...Dazingdale25/11/2023
Circular hike from Abberley Village Hall - Hill Farm - Abberley Hill - Abberley Hall - Walsgrove Hill - Birch Berrow - Lippetts Farm - Woodbury Hill - Home Farm - Redmarley - Shavers End - Abberley Village - Village Hall. Parking: Abberley Village Hall.manilena29/04/2023
Loop from Astley, along the ridgechelec02/04/2023
Parked in village hall, 746678. Went up Row through the middle of the village wood. Hideously muddy and slippy. After summit returned by the roads.iangalbraith27/11/2022
Along the Worcestershire Way from the NW. A few yards further and there's a good view of Abberley Hall School and its clock tower.Newton Maximus13/07/2022
Final hill of four, after Woodbury, Rodge Hill and Walsgrove. After a lovely morning it snowed as I was heading past the clock tower. A really nice hill, although the views are restricted by the woods.thesweetcheat02/04/2022
From Abberley. Warm and sunny. No rifraf around these parts.Play2End05/06/2021
10km circuit from Great Witley Village Hall: Abberley Hill - Walsgrove Hill - Woodbury Hill.Tony J30/05/2021
Parked near salt bin on Wynniates Way. Steep woodland path 100m to the west on the Worcestershire Way takes you all the way to the summit. Option of a steeper hillbaggers path half way up which would be rude to not use. Descended down the Worcestershire Way taking opportunity to walk over high ground to the west which seems to be lower anyway.mntainman16/04/2021
With Luna. From the roadside SO7554267255.masmith05/02/2021
Approached from N on slithery stepped path. Nice views through leafless trees. Trig. Continued along ridge to bench for lunch with view of Abberley School Clock towerDenise 20/12/2020
Muddy woodland path from Abberley village.RichardM20/12/2020
cloudy day, with BUFC.. Paul and TrevorLou18/10/2020
Part of Worcestershire wayJoel45126/09/2020
Parked to W. in wide entrance to reservoir at SO 7492 6736 - Up road for 50m & then a short, but pleasant woodland walk up the Worcestershire Way to the trig point & summit. (S)gerrybowes20/05/2020
Walked up from Great Witney. Lovely beech trees on ridge and lots of birdsong.IanHHill17/03/2020
Nice easy stroll up from minor road to west. Nice village pub! Solo.Dangerous Dave14/09/2019
A short run that avoids the Sunday morning joggers up and down the lane.Eddie07/07/2019
Circular walk from Great Witleyprwild25/05/2019
Parked in waterworks entrance (Sunday) then short steep ascent.Aye Jimmy12/05/2019
In the very last of the daylight up leaf covered path.cjo10/11/2018
With all the family on our Worcestershire Way adventure. The Manor Arms in Abberley keeps Bewdley Brewery's Worcestershire Way ale for those of us who likes to drink on-brand.Ham and Skate29/10/2018
With K, parked on minor road to W. Stroll through sycamore woods.Ashley09/07/2018
Repeat visit, this time as part of the Stourport to Abberley section of the Geopark Way. The curving ridge of this hill always seems longer than one expects.milimana02/02/2018
Circular hike from Abberley Village Hall - Shavers End Quarry - Abberley Hill - Hurtle Hill. Parking: Abberley Village Hall.manilena12/11/2017
With Jo, from Wynniattes Way Reservoir: Abberley Hill and Walsgrove Hill with a detour to the Abberley Hall Clock Tower. Weather; sunny at first, then rain, cold wind throughout, good visibility.amblerbob06/06/2017
Parked in waterworks entrance followed by short walk to summit and trigRamblingpaul29/05/2017
W Jenx. As many others before, short walk from parking at waterworks entrance just near FP leading direct to summit & trig nearbynordicstar18/03/2017
Parked at Village Inn and followed the 'Abberley Circular Walk.' Just follow the pictures of the clocktower. Views not so good due to the walk being mostly wooded area. Some good views at the trig can be found.Viroco02/01/2017
Fine hill enjoyed on a long linear east-west walk.Alex C16/07/2016
Parked in disused gateway and then short steep walk through woods to the trig and another, possibly higher, area nearby.Herbert Anchovy04/07/2016
3/6 Quick hop up from road. very step but short ascent and a quick visit to clock tower nearby is also worth the short walkFergalh22/03/2015
Taken from Abberley village circularNirobi9910/03/2015
From minor road (parked in waterworks entrance)Bramley13/02/2015
KeithByTheC23/01/2015
From Great Witley. Lovely little walk with hills woods flowers Lakesgirl04/05/2014
From Hotel carpark up onto Abberley Hill, down then up to impressive clock tower, along Walsgrove Hill 'ridge', past Lippetts farm & up onto Woodbury Hill 'fort', misty start cleared to be crisp sunny & dry.apricorum23/11/2013
From Pub carpark with Andy & Minnie, Up Abberly to trig, down & across to Abberly Hall Clock Tower, up Warsgrove Hill, dowm past very muddy Easthope farm then up Woodbury Hill-fort & stone pyramid ??top, cold & frosty start, then warming with some sunshine.leeoohmaknee23/11/2013
Hike with Peter from The Hundred Hotel - Woodbury Hill - Birch Berrow - Walsgrove Hill/Farm - Abberley Hall School/clock Tower - Abberley Hill.manilena01/09/2013
Another easy bag, parked just off A443 and walked 400m or so to summit. Bagged the trig also before visiting the Clock Tower (an OS intersected station) across the road - far more impressive.jonglew15/06/2013
Visited whilst geocaching nearby.Stretchy21/04/2013
Parked at the Hundreds House Hotel and did a round of Woodbury Hill and Abberley Hill in the snow.rhalstead24/03/2013
Ridleys Cross to Martley: Chilly wind but listened to a dominant England victory in this year's Calcutta Cup fixture.Smudge02/02/2013
Circular hike from the Hundred Hotel car park-Woodbury Hill-Abberley Hillmanilena23/07/2012
with Tony & Devon. On Worcestershire WayStuart Hyde10/03/2012
From Abberley village.milimana28/01/2012
. CreakingHiker19/08/2011
Parked just W of path.chrisbien17/07/2011
This can be made as short or long as you want (depending on where you park).JohnStoneham15/05/2011
Nice top with a geology board just down from the trigsimon and co07/05/2011