Name:Broad Heath
Hill number:5370
Height:245.7m / 806ft
Parent (Ma):2867  Hegdon Hill
RHB Section:38B: West Gloucestershire, Hereford & Worcester
Catchment:Severn, Catchment Boundaries, Wye
Class:Hump, Tump (200-299m), Clem
Grid ref:SO 66429 65531
Summit feature:ground near field corner 30m S of trig point
Col:141.3m  SO 6569 5946  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 138 149
(1:25k) 203
Observations:ground 220m S in field at SO 66440 65313 and S of water tower at SO 66398 65277 are slightly lower
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Conveniently on drive from Wigmore Rolls to my brother's house in Warwick. Waited for thunderstorm to pass at track to water tower, which I visited after the Trig Pt and clearly higher field corner. Then did what I did last time I was in Broad Heath- had a pint of Batham's in The Fox.pwheeler05/05/2023
Parked at same place as las time. Long outstanding revisit after logging almost 2 years to the day using my peakbagger App, only to find the summit had been relocated on the other side of the B4204, near the trig pillar. I had noticed the trig back in 2021 but as I am not a trig bagger I did not bother to visit. Two lessons going forward:- 1.) Always visit nearby trig pillar. 2.) Always double check location in hill-bagging.mntainman21/04/2023
Parked in Bell Lane near the Tally-Ho Inn. FP, then quick diversion to the trig and summit.Newton Maximus13/07/2022
Just had to visit the relocated top. Trig behind the hedge as pointed out by a nice horse.Play2End30/10/2021
Because I was passing. Not particularly satisfying. Having stamped around the possibilities the highest bit of ground I could find was in the SE corner next to the gate at the end of a track - within a few metres of SO 66429 65531 according to my gps beep.summitsup14/06/2021
Nice straight forward hill. Parked on roadside near gate to water tower, up access track and walked around to SE corner of fenced area which looked to be the highest. Did not bother with the trig as not a trig bagger!!!!. Maybe I should be, or check for changes before setting off. Hence the white triangle and unchecked summit. Apparently ground in field corner near trig pillar within 240m contour ring is a few centimetres higher than spot near water tower within a large 245m contour ring. Return visit due sometime maybe!mntainman16/04/2021
The Dromedary HuMP summit of Hegdon Hill +nearby trig pillar.vegibagger20/11/2020
Verge parking by gate at SO 6640 4540 - Through gate, down concrete track & through another gate into compound - Across to 'high point' in SE corner. (S)gerrybowes20/05/2020
Through gate to water tower. High point on grass in sheep field. Solo.Dangerous Dave14/09/2019
8th and final top of the day, after Kyre Green. Parked up in pub car park then upto water tower track, into fenced area then across field to road and then back along the main road, briefly also exploring the high ground just South of the Trig pillar. Returned to the pub for a coffee although I must say I didnt get a very friendly vibe in there.Dazingdale19/08/2019
Used access track to tower, took reading towards SE corner. Then visited trig at Hurcott Farm not far away.Aye Jimmy12/05/2019
Visited adjacent pillar then walked over to water tower. Road seemed higher.cjo10/11/2018
Walked into field and to tower. Road seems higherRamblingpaul31/07/2018
With K. We did walk to the tower but you might as well just drive on by.Ashley09/07/2018
Easy bag en route to Worcester. Up past the water tower w Jenx and Bryhernordicstar12/01/2018
Had a handy field visit in Hanley William so just a short drive and stroll to the high ground next to the water tower.Herbert Anchovy22/09/2016
Track to SE corner of water tower, road to East as high. Realised I had been here before many years ago, when I saw village hall.PeterD14/08/2016
Disappointing summit, trig other side of the road a little bit more interesting.Alex C16/07/2016
Walked up track to water tower. Much nicer views from trig.milimana16/08/2015
Easy bag in the rain - missed trig thoughBramley13/02/2015
8/8 last of long day walked to water tower through muddy field.Fergalh15/12/2014
Via track to water tower.Chris Peart13/08/2014
On way home up M6, minor diversion. Including the trig and supposed higher ground.nordicstar10/08/2014
Easy bag from end of track.rhalstead30/03/2014
One of the easier bags - parked on the road, hopped the gate and walked along to the interesting water tower. Bagged Hurcott Farm trig next, 4th of 10 Worcs trigs bagged today.jonglew15/06/2013
Clifton upon Teme to Tenbury Wells. Good view towards Clee Hills & wooded lumps across the Lugg. Popular area for shooting parties but saw no other walkers all day.Smudge27/10/2012
Parked near gate then walked to and inside and around watertower than visited the trig over the road as not yet bored.Dugswell216/09/2011
. CreakingHiker19/08/2011
Parked near gate. Top seems to be in the middle of the fieldchrisbien17/07/2011
Drive bysimon and co07/05/2011
Parked on main road then through the gate and then short track to the water tower.destaylor07/10/2010
why did things like this get listed ?heavyhorses13/10/2009
Cycled with Joydaveapotter01/09/2009
Somewhere in a flattish field between the road and a water tower. Boring and no reason to go there except to "bag" it.clivevilla01/07/2008
Revisit, unexpected stile & f/p sign points across pasture straight to trigRHW10/12/2005
near roadRhayader_wander14/03/2005
Just as dull as the trig point nearbydesperate dan31/08/2003
pleasant summit & views, access to TP slightly controversial but no probs (2003 was paddock best avoided). via tk & fld edge from 662654 RHW30/12/2001
Easy walk up from road.arranc20/08/1999
Wycombe Wanderer30/09/2023
Barry Smith19/03/2023
Tom Mundell18/03/2023
Trekking toes18/03/2023
Tony S24/09/2021
Lorna S24/09/2021