Category Archives: County Tops

Cairnpapple Hill – West Lothian

County: West Lothian Highest Point: Cairnpapple Hill Height (ft): 1,024 Height (m): 312 Grid Reference: NS987711 Dates Slept On: 19/20 January 2014

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Bush Ground – Huntingdonshire

Bush Ground is the county top of Huntingdonshire. Bush Ground is a field of which is part of Bottom Farm, at Covington. The field runs up to the border with Northamptonshire (and is just north of the three shires point … Continue reading

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Kinder Scout – Derbyshire

Kinder Scout is the county top of Derbyshire. It is a high moorland plateau in the Dark Peak of the Peak District. For many years, workers in the factories of Manchester and the surrounding mill towns of south Lancashire used … Continue reading

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Foel Cwmcerwyn – Pembrokeshire

Foel Cwmcerwyn is the county top of Pembrokeshire. The mountain lies within the borders of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park although it is 7 miles from the sea. A path leads to the summit from the village of Rosebush in the … Continue reading

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Milk Hill – Wiltshire

Milk Hill is the county top of Wiltshire. The adjacent Tan Hill is the location of the Alton Barnes white horse, a hill figure cut in 1812. On 23 August 2009, the BBC programme Countryfile featured an item on analysis by … Continue reading

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Walbury Hill Shoulder – Berkshire

Walbury Hill Shoulder is the county top of Berkshire. It is to be found south of the scattered Berkshire village of Inkpen and 5 miles southeast of Hungerford, the closest town. The top of the hill is an Iron Age hill fort … Continue reading

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Walbury Hill – Hampshire

Walbury Hill is the county top of Hampshire. It is a broad, round hill on the border of Berkshire with Hampshire. Beyond Walbury Hill, the Wayfarer’s Walk definitively enters Hampshire, climbing up to Hampshire’s second hill, Pilot Hill, just a mile … Continue reading

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