Walk su129 Holmbury Hill and Pitch Hill from Holmbury St Mary

Two hills and two fantastic views


Route outline for walk su129:

Holmbury St Mary  -  The Greensand Way  -  Holmbury Hill  -  Duke of Kent School  -  Pitch Hill  -  Winterfold Hill  -  Winterfold Wood  -  Hurt Wood  -  Holmbury St Mary



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

Holmbury Hill is a wooded area of 261 metres above sea level and the site of an Iron Age hillfort. The Old Saxon word "holm" can be translated as hill and "bury" means fortified place.


Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
1
Bridget

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Holmbury Hill at 261m (856ft). Holmbury Hill is known as an English Bridget.

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Greensand Way, a 173km (107 miles) linear footpath connecting Haslemere in Surrey, England with Hamstreet in Kent, England. The Greensand Way is waymarked by the letters 'GW' in Surrey and an Oast House motif in Kent. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Greensand Way.



You can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Maps (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

145 Guildford & Farnham


146 Dorking, Box Hill & Reigate


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Map (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

187 Dorking, Reigate & Crawley area


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk su129 Holmbury Hill and Pitch Hill from Holmbury St Mary

In no particular order . . .

Walk su129 Holmbury Hill and Pitch Hill from Holmbury St Mary - Looking South from the top of Holmbury Hill

Looking South from the top of Holmbury Hill

Photo: Ken Donnelly (5)

Walk su129 Holmbury Hill and Pitch Hill from Holmbury St Mary - Holmbury St Mary Church

Holmbury St Mary Church

Photo: Ken Donnelly (1)

Walk su129 Holmbury Hill and Pitch Hill from Holmbury St Mary - Leith Hill and the North Downs from the top of Holmbury Hill

Leith Hill and the North Downs from the top of Holmbury Hill

Photo: Ken Donnelly (4)

Walk su129 Holmbury Hill and Pitch Hill from Holmbury St Mary - Holmbury St Mary village sign

Holmbury St Mary village sign

Photo: Ken Donnelly (2)

Walk su129 Holmbury Hill and Pitch Hill from Holmbury St Mary - Holmbury Hill summit

Holmbury Hill summit

Photo: Ken Donnelly (3)


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