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TP0199 - Charnwood
 
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Flush Bracket :
2964
Passive Station :
OSGB36 Station :
PP57
Current use :
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T:UK waypoint :
TP0199
County :
Leicestershire
Nearest town :
LOUGHBOROUGH

OSGB36 trig archive spreadsheet - IW
Trig NameOriginal NameNew NameEASTINGNORTHINGHEIGHTORDERTYPE OF MARKComputing DateCLASS OF LEVELLINGDate of LevellingLEVELLING DATUMDESTROYED MARK INDICATORCOMMENTS
CharnwoodPP57PP057450936.05314808.47249.5301PILLAR01/06/1938101/06/1966N0PLASTIC CAP TO BE FITTED

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This trigpoint:
Is ranked joint 1137th with 31 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 6.79/10 (from 146 logged visits)
Was First logged: 1st Sep 1978
Was Last logged: 11th Feb 2018

Of the 146 logged visits,
42 recorded a location and of these....

All were within 164m
The average error was 14m
4 were exact

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Good condition 11th Feb 2018  11:54  by Thejenkies

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Parking very near to the pillar. A very bitter day today so did not hang about. Great views to be had all round.

PJ at Charnwood Pillar ©Thejenkies
Charnwood Pillar FB ©Thejenkies


Good condition 18th Dec 2017  14:50  by Particle

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Great views to west.


Good condition 30th Jul 2017  12:21  by g4wsb

Gridref: SK 50938 14816   FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Short walk from payment car parking.

©g4wsb
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©g4wsb


Good condition 3rd Jul 2017  14:15  by Moacky

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Parked in small lay-bys below entrance to car park. Car park free if you can bag the pillar inside 10 minutes- which should be possible


Good condition 7th May 2017  17:11  by Aye Jimmy

Gridref: SK 50936 14814   FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Popular spot!

Charnwood The TP.
Charnwood The FB.
Charnwood Top of trig.


Good condition 25th Mar 2017  19:10  by Crafty Foxes

Gridref: SK 50948 14788   FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

A great day at the 15 Years of YOSM event held at the top of Beacon Hill


Good condition 25th Mar 2017  13:00  by RoPeHe

Gridref: SK 50938 14812   FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

little change from my previous visit 11 years ago


Good condition 2nd Mar 2017  10:44  by dugswell2

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

A great spot with a wonderful view. Bagging Tump and trig in 8 minutes so free car parking for Frugal Dougal.


Good condition 29th Oct 2016  00:00  by dogwalking

Gridref: SK 50936 14812   FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

easy walk from carpark


Good condition 4th Sep 2016  13:48  by CJO

Gridref: SK 50934 14801   FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Some of the oldest rocks in the UK around here. Has asphalt cap. Kite flyers about.

Charnwood
Charnwood carving nearby


Good condition 3rd Sep 2016  14:05  by lonesome_cowboy_burt

Gridref: SK 50937 14811   FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Short walk from the car park (2.00). Visited the topogragh to find out what I couldn't see through the rain


Not Logged 28th Aug 2016  15:51  by AWalker

FB Number: S2964  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 5/10


Good condition 26th Jul 2016  14:00  by Come on boots, lets go

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

While I was trig-point bagging everyone around me seemed to be Pokemon hunting - I'm not thrilled at the concept but it was nice to see so many teenagers out in the country park. Very easy trig to bag and great views.


Not Logged 6th Jul 2016  10:09  by Ted Rodgers

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 5/10


Good condition 5th Apr 2016  18:27  by vegibagger

FB Number: S2964  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

despite visiting here in 1/9/78 when at vegetarian society agm weekend in Loughborough and logging the hill on hill bagging I'd missed logging it on tpuk do here's another log to add to my total.

trig ©vegibagger
top ©vegibagger
fab pre Cambrian rocks ©vegibagger


Good condition 14th Feb 2016  11:00  by seanmac

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

NIce views, cost 2.50 to park in the car park


Not Logged 14th Feb 2016  00:00  by ngthack

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 5/10


Not Logged 9th Feb 2016  13:07  by RichardM

Gridref: SK 50938 14816   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 5/10


Not Logged 19th Jan 2016  14:31  by MarkMedhurst

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 5/10


Not Logged 12th Jan 2016  13:34  by MarkMedhurst

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 5/10


Not Logged 12th Jan 2016  11:09  by MarkMedhurst

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 5/10


Good condition 2nd Oct 2015  15:25  by monkeydestructor

FB Number: S2964  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Paid the 2.50 to park and bagged an earthcache and a YOSM. Interesting geology and great views


Good condition 28th Sep 2015  00:00  by ad-lib

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10


Good condition 20th Sep 2015  16:11  by orlando rat

Gridref: SK 50936 14808   FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Interesting location.

Charnwood


Good condition 20th Sep 2015  15:04  by limur

Gridref: SK 50937 14813   FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10


OS message attached to Trig Ordnance Survey This monument forms part of the Ordnance Survey National GPS Network. It is an offence to damage it. If found damaged please ring our helpline on 08456050505 Thank you. July 1999


Not Logged 15th Sep 2015  11:31  by MarkMedhurst

Gridref: SK 50934 14811   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 8/10


Good condition 16th Aug 2015  09:55  by Pritch227

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

parked for 2.50,well worth it,views terrific and a primary!!second one with the boys from work,plenty of docile cattle,great day

©Pritch227


Good condition 16th Aug 2015  09:42  by petevenkman

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10


Good condition 7th Aug 2015  18:01  by SoggyMoggy

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 10/10

This is our first TrigpointingUK discovery! MrJimDG and I were here to do the Earth cache and decided to see what Trig pointing is all about too. Its been years since we've visited. Monument is in great condidition. Lovely views from here too!


Good condition 7th Aug 2015  18:01  by Mrjimdg

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 10/10

Mine and soggymoggys first trig point, something tells me it's the first of many.


Good condition 30th Jul 2015  22:45  by sjtaylor75

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

I bivvy'd next to the this trig last night. A fine evening. Good views and a nice bike ride back to Nottingham this morning.


Not Logged 28th Jul 2015  14:28  by Teamfizz

Gridref: SK 50964 14764   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 5/10


Good condition 21st May 2015  13:34  by GeoSandJCLeo

Gridref: SK 50944 14805   FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

been here lots of times before but not logged before. beautifully sunny and windy day. hardly anyone around today. off to find a nearby geocache series.

flush bracket and plaque©GeoSandJCLeo


Good condition 20th Apr 2015  19:15  by Ramblingpaul

Gridref: SK 50937 14814   FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10


Good condition 15th Apr 2015  16:33  by Brisey

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Visited with a group of friends after going to Stoneywell, a nearby National Trust property. Views quite good today, Nottingham at about the limit of visibility.

TP0199
2964
TP0199 top


Good condition 1st Feb 2015  14:13  by Crazygirafe

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10


Good condition 26th Dec 2014  11:20  by BILLY COO

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Boxing Day walk.

CHARNWOOD FLUSH BRACKET ©BILLY COO
CHARNWOOD TRIGPOINT ©BILLY COO


Good condition 19th Nov 2014  13:35  by simplysup

Gridref: SK 50937 14815   FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Easy access up a paved road in the Country Park. Parking is 2.50, I parked on a minor road outside for a walk around the whole Park. Trig is atop a craggy outcrop, good views.

trig and FB


Good condition 10th Nov 2014  20:32  by Stars2108

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10


Good condition 10th Nov 2014  10:12  by Collie Wobbles

Gridref: SK 50944 14792   FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

great views


Good condition 19th Oct 2014  17:17  by Karenlcfcfan

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Visited this trig when looking at the nearby Earthcache.

Ian at trig ©Karenlcfcfan


Good condition 13th Jul 2014  12:28  by gaz_zippy

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Had a nice leisurely walk up to this one so we could bag this Trigpoint, along with the earthcache and also a nearby traditional cache. Great views from up here today and no both from the cows who were all chilling out enjoying the warm weather.

Trigpoint ©gaz_zippy
Flush Bracket ©gaz_zippy


Slightly damaged 27th Jun 2014  13:11  by dadu 13

FB Number: S2964  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 8/10

great views, though I did take a painful tumble on the wet rocks

©dadu 13


Good condition 4th May 2014  13:00  by Rob&Fiona

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10


Good condition 24th Mar 2014  16:30  by pjr

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Visited this pillar many times when kids were growing up noted I have not logged it so called today after visiting Loughborough.Wish I had the energy I had then.Lovely venue sunshine but cold ,can see for miles good walk,a day to savour.


Good condition 19th Jan 2014  13:54  by Chingwakabungya

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Bagged as part of a caching walk around the area. Fantastic views from here and a great location.

The trig


Good condition 17th Dec 2013  13:01  by Jonesduo 2

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10


Good condition 12th Dec 2013  15:15  by slateloose

Gridref: SK 50936 14808   FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Great Location but needed better weather.


Good condition 30th Nov 2013  10:34  by tomytucker

Gridref: SK 50800 14900   FB Number: S2964  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

no 1 of 4 today long climb from road to get to this one but worth the effort crisp sunny day with stunning views in every direction


Good condition 30th Nov 2013  10:34  by rams

Gridref: SK 50900 14800   FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Charnwood
Charnwood


Good condition 6th Aug 2013  17:16  by carrie_and_chloe

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

found whilst doing the Charnwood Earthcache


Not Logged 9th Jun 2013  13:44  by pbw_fw

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 7/10


Good condition 16th May 2013  09:10  by RichardL

Gridref: SK 50936 14814   FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Trig was partially obscured by a collection of camera-wielding tourists, but it was still there beneath them somewhere. They were rather intrigued as to why someone would bring a Garmin GPS up to the top of a hill...


Good condition 20th Apr 2013  15:00  by Tikal

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10


Good condition 5th Apr 2013  10:25  by fitzydan

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

On the way down to Luton and a few planned trigs that along the way that the geocache YOSM (GC45CC) has visited and this was one of them. Paid the 2.50 and was rewarded with splendid views at this trig and the pillar is in good order.

The Flush Bracket
The Trig Pillar
The view from the trig


Good condition 7th Jan 2013  16:24  by hal-an-tow

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

A simple to find pillar , even when the cold wind whipping up the hill brings tears to the eyes . I visited the area for the earth cache , and logged this trig. as my second YOSM.


Good condition 27th Dec 2012  00:00  by caroleengel

Gridref: SK 50937 14815   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10


Good condition 7th Dec 2012  11:30  by lejogger

Gridref: SK 50900 14800   FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

A glint in someones eye


Good condition 7th Nov 2012  10:05  by Dusty

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Mrs Dusty & trigpoint
Spider
Flush Bracket


Not Logged 4th Nov 2012  12:31  by john fisherman

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 5/10

©john fisherman


Good condition 14th Oct 2012  14:30  by Zomblou

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Visted on a beautiful sunny day with great views in all directions. Also picked up the GC Earth Cache while I was here.

Trig Point on a beautiful day ©Zomblou


Good condition 12th Sep 2012  17:43  by Griefmiester

Gridref: SK 50939 14813   FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Worth the 2.50 to park nice stroll up to pillar amazing views in all directions, interesting rock structure - pillar good condition, nice place.

Pillar & FB
GPS Data


Good condition 5th Sep 2012  14:00  by yukin61

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

bagged this one on a walk up beacon hill after a lamborghini driving experience at prestwold driving centre by Loughborough. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LO2QwNX8LPM

the pillar
me & the pillar
north from TP0199
east from TP0199
south from TP0199
west from TP0199


Good condition 14th Jul 2012  17:10  by Mickandkim

Gridref: SK 50936 14808   FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

2.50 to park and could see trig from car park But nice views


Good condition 23rd Apr 2012  15:30  by KevP

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Revisited whilst showing some Scottish friends the delights of nearby Bradgate Park.

Charnwood (Beacon Hill)


Good condition 2nd Feb 2012  11:49  by trig-man

Gridref: SK 50942 14813   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10


Good condition 10th Nov 2011  11:00  by Oakwarden

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Good access from top car park.


Good condition 28th Oct 2011  17:30  by Mat Smith

Gridref: SK 50937 14811   FB Number: S2964  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10


Good condition 12th Apr 2011  12:32  by Whats the Point

Gridref: SK 50937 14813   FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Walked from Bardon Hill via Copt Oak and Ulverscroft Farm. Continued onto Markfield and back to Billa Barra car park.

Charnwood


Good condition 11th Apr 2011  12:00  by PlasmaWave

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10


Good condition 25th Mar 2011  18:43  by rutson

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Found as Geocache Ye Ole Survey Monuments YSM068 on 29/03/2011


Good condition 12th Mar 2011  14:34  by sven

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

Avoid the car parks - expensive. Lovely walk up. Geologically significant. The bedded volcanic ash is supposedly blown from volcanoes in the Wrekin area in Shropshire and settled in Pre-Cambrian seas, Excellent views on a lovely afternoon in early March.

Trig with colleague & Archie
Trig point and summit rocks


Good condition 7th Mar 2011  14:20  by KevP

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Been here many times in my youth. It is worth paying the parking fee if wanting a walk around. However there is room just to the west for a few cars to park on the muddy verge. Great views on a sunny day.


Not Logged 28th Nov 2010  21:26  by captain gore-tex

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 5/10

Loft views (and car park charges)

Trig Top and coin ©captain gore-tex


Good condition 25th Aug 2010  11:47  by G6WTM

Gridref: SK 50933 14812   FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Fine day, nice quick bag whilst having a 'comfort' break on a long work related trip.


Good condition 26th Jul 2010  19:50  by Lodgebarn

Gridref: SK 50937 14814   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Great views and only a short stroll to get there.


Good condition 18th Jul 2010  07:15  by bluebeard

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10


Good condition 27th Mar 2010  10:15  by Eclipse

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

logged whilst running in the Charnwood marathon, great views, and great place.

©Eclipse


Not Logged 31st Aug 2009  15:53  by Grizzly Pair

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 6/10

Visite whilst doing Charnwood Beacon Geocache and visiting wood fair


Good condition 2nd Jun 2009  19:59  by lgxkls

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 10/10

Lovely views from the top on a walk round Beacon hill after doing Weasels Rhododendron cache.


Good condition 29th Mar 2009  15:00  by Chris9870

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Lovely sunny day. Lots of people and longhorn cows around. 1.50 for the car park but worth it for the views.

Sunny day at Beacon Hill


Good condition 29th Dec 2008  13:15  by ocean soul

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Parked on car park to SE (1.50 charge).Short walk up to pillar amd nearby topograph.Good views on a clear day I would imagine.


Good condition 25th Oct 2008  15:00  by Bourne

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Great views but was very windy during my visit. Parked at the road side near some house and then a short walk to the carpark.

Old Man ©Bourne
Trig ©Bourne


Good condition 15th Jun 2008  13:00  by Monkeycopter

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

Park in car park (for a small fee) and a short walk to the trig. Fabulous views and interesting rock formations.

©Monkeycopter


Good condition 27th Oct 2007  11:42  by Bridgeman

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Bagged on a circular walk from Swithland via Bradgate Country Park. Good viewpoint but a bit misty today. Re visit (22/08/2017) on last day of walking National Forest Way from Alrewas to Woodhouse Eaves.

Charnwood (Beacon Hill) Trig Point ©Bridgeman
Charnwood (Beacon Hill) Trig Point FB ©Bridgeman


Good condition 18th Jul 2007  17:30  by dmwhite

Gridref: SK 50963 14813   FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Quick trip to this point on the way home after stroll through Outwoods wood. Sunny views over large expance of Leicestershire. Access car park wanted £1.50 so walked in from roadside further away!


Good condition 17th Jun 2007  13:39  by THE CYCLIST

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10


Good condition 16th Jun 2007  11:30  by Trigglets

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Views were good, despite the threatening sky, especially over to Loughborough. Car park is £1.50 which you have to pay in order to access. Rising bollard!

©Trigglets


Good condition 24th May 2007  13:10  by CURRYSCRIM

Gridref: SK 50900 14800   FB Number: S2964  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Good views overlooking Bradgate Park.


Good condition 12th May 2007  19:09  by barryhunter

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Slightly cracked in places, stunning view - nice walk up from car-park at bottom of hill. Just beat the rain :)


Good condition 10th May 2007  22:51  by mattwaggie

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Visited for the nearby cache and YOSM. Interesting sign nearby about the area and rocks.


Good condition 10th May 2007  00:00  by vix92008

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Nice trig, bagged as YOSM and got the nearby cache (Charnwood Beacon) too so this was a great trig for us.


Good condition 6th May 2007  16:14  by RickC

Gridref: SK 50936 14808   FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

I live in Leicester unfortunately and go up the Peaks every sunday but this sunday was forcast bad weather but as per usual they were wrong so i fancied a drive to Beacon Hill which despite I've lived in Leicester all 18 years of my life i've never been here but yea some good rock outcrops for leicester shire along with good views

Beacon Hill trig Beacon Hill trig with Bardon Hill in the background©RickC


Good condition 15th Feb 2007  15:45  by asbown

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

good all round views, very windy


Good condition 5th Jan 2007  16:26  by Sandisox

Gridref: SK 50920 14808   FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Fine Views, but gale blowing. Will come again with my camera.(Pictures Taken 12-Jul-07)

General View
Top View


Good condition 1st Jan 2007  12:35  by Razz

Gridref: SK 50931 14820   FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Good panoramic views. See photos.



Good condition 28th Nov 2006  16:20  by rhayader_wanderer

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Another nice view parked in gate before car park but wouldn't advise during full daylight. very easy out and back


Good condition 22nd Nov 2006  09:50  by dal

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Excellent views. Worth the 1.50. Fortunately I visited before he mist came down, and the rain set in.


Not Logged 23rd Oct 2006  15:00  by Cosmin-Coral

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 7/10

An old favourite - we often visited as kids. Views were a bit short as it was a slightly misty day, but you could still tell where the power station was by the clouds!!


Good condition 8th Oct 2006  17:35  by GeoRams

FB Number: S2964  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Great views

Beacon Hill Charnwood ©GeoRams
OS plate ©GeoRams


Good condition 17th Sep 2006  14:00  by ANDYBUG&LADYBIRD

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Bagged this one while caching in the area, loved the location as it gave me an opportunity to have a little climb, excelent views and I will be back to climb some more

What great views! ©ANDYBUG&LADYBIRD


Good condition 28th Aug 2006  15:45  by birder1951

Gridref: SK 50937 14814   FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Pillar in good condition but not painted. Excellent views on a clear but rather breezey afternoon


Good condition 31st May 2006  11:30  by Lathama

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

Another fantastic viewpoint on a glorious day! Had been here sometime ago to find the geocache and didn't log the trigpoint then. Managed to get away without paying the carpark fee by running up to the trig quickly! Asphalt plug replacement. All sightholes closed. Traces of paint and a very tiny bit of graffiti. Huge concrete base. Very minor cracks on top surface but generally unharmed! Great spot!


Good condition 21st Apr 2006  12:40  by Glaslyn

Gridref: SK 50930 14800   FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Actually paid to park thinking i would have a walk around ,then it rained again so 1.50 for a pillar and no view!No S in the Flush number.

©Glaslyn
©Glaslyn


Slightly damaged 12th Mar 2006  11:00  by The Rail Yorkie

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 7/10

©The Rail Yorkie


Good condition 8th Mar 2006  00:00  by Jonathan Russell

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Scene
Top
FB


Good condition 4th Mar 2006  15:30  by RoPeHe

Gridref: SK 50940 14814   FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Good condition, except plug replaced by tarmac (or is it black concrete?). Has GPS plaque. Good views in all directions on a glorious sunny afternoon.


Good condition 4th Mar 2006  14:00  by jameswameek

Gridref: SK 50937 14812   FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

248m. Looks like a good one to revisit - good car park, excellent views. I picked the perfect day, we could see the power stations (Ratcliffe & Willington), the steam train on the Great Central Railway, M1, and various other trig points on nearby hills. Recomended just for the views.

The trig pillar at Charnword ©jameswameek
FB at Charnwood ©jameswameek


Good condition 3rd Mar 2006  12:00  by peregrinus

FB Number: _2964  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

asphalt plug, v minor cracks, fine rocky summit, nice location & view, popular country park, pay & display, car pk closes late pm


Good condition 12th Feb 2006  19:20  by Alice Band

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Visited this Trig point at night in very high and freezing winds. Nightime view was well worth it though, and it was full moon.


Good condition 4th Feb 2006  12:00  by iainmac

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

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Not Logged 17th Nov 2005  18:53  by O2J

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 5/10

Found when doing Charnwood Beacon cache, amazing views!


Good condition 12th Sep 2005  00:00  by JimJinks

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Could watch planes on descent into East Midlands airport on a beautiful sunny day.


Not Logged 21st Aug 2005  12:08  by philcooling

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 5/10

"Found" whilst doing the nearby cache!


Good condition 23rd Jun 2005  19:40  by Father Ted

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Another rocky Leicestershire outcrop. Busy on a hot summers evening.


Good condition 4th Jun 2005  14:30  by gowrie

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10


Good condition 16th Apr 2005  08:48  by discjirm

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

A second visit to this pilalr ina short period, this time early in the morning so the mass hoardes were no longer about.

Charnwood trig pillar. Charnwood trig pillar.©discjirm


Good condition 10th Apr 2005  17:44  by The Wiles Bunch

Gridref: SK 50938 14810   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Great Views, found this while doing a nearby Cache.

Nice Views. ©The Wiles Bunch


Good condition 23rd Mar 2005  11:06  by smiley dog

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

dont know how i ended up here ,nice though


Good condition 12th Mar 2005  13:41  by discjirm

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Some great views over the Leicestershire Plains from the top of this craggy hill. Well worth a visit

Charnwood trig pillar. Charnwood trig pillar.©discjirm
Charnwood trig pillar. Charnwood trig pillar.©discjirm
Charnwood trig pillar. Charnwood trig pillar.©discjirm


Good condition 19th Feb 2005  12:52  by Deego

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Good views from here. Also a nearby cache.

©Deego
©Deego


Good condition 6th Feb 2005  11:00  by weekender

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Charnwood Hills race


Good condition 23rd Jan 2005  12:00  by DesG

Gridref: SK 50939 14818   FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Good views today, lots of people too.

©DesG
©DesG


Good condition 21st Jan 2005  11:30  by DanTrig

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Parked near trig, walked to Old John Tower and back. Also bagged Markfield trig on way back.


Good condition 1st Jan 2005  16:20  by Al & Tracy Smith

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Outstanding views - until it started raining!


Good condition 2nd Dec 2004  15:45  by Capcom

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10


Good condition 10th Nov 2004  12:00  by JimC

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

Additional map of all local towns and villages around the waypoint. Good reference for local Haw!


Good condition 27th Oct 2004  15:19  by alanlodge

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Beacon Hill

Beacon Hill ©alanlodge
Beacon Hill ©alanlodge
Beacon Hill ©alanlodge
Beacon Hill ©alanlodge
Beacon Hill ©alanlodge
Beacon Hill ©alanlodge
Beacon Hill ©alanlodge
Beacon Hill ©alanlodge


Good condition 19th Jul 2004  16:00  by stikman

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Must be one of the higest points around this area, presumably why it's called Beacon Hill :) In any case, the trigpoint is atop lots of nice pointy rocks, great fun to climb over, and a wonderful 360 view of everything, on a clear day it's lovely! There's a nice walk/bumpy ride back down the path, going East.


Good condition 17th Jul 2004  14:00  by Historian

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

aka Beacon Hill. 2nd highest point in Leicestershire, apparently.


Not Logged 27th Jun 2004  13:27  by Wild Woods

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 6/10


Good condition 4th May 2004  12:55  by mat_j

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Approx date, v good view when the weather is good.


Not Logged 2nd Jan 2004  15:30  by Buellzebub

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 8/10

My first Trig Point :D

The Flush Bracket The Flush Bracket
Sam & Pillar Sam standing on top of the pillar©Buellzebub


Good condition 1st Jan 2004  14:00  by John + Carol

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10


Good condition 6th Oct 2003  10:16  by pharisee

Gridref: SK 50937 14812   FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

An easy stroll up from the car park at the Beacon Hill Country Park. The centre plug is missing and the hole blocked up but apart from that, the pillar is in good condition. The Ranger said that you could see five counties on a clear day but today was overcast and murky. Even so, the views were pretty spectacular.

The trig point and grey clouds.
The view west.


Good condition 7th Sep 2003  12:00  by soloist

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Fantastic view to Lincoln cathedral and Boston Stump


Good condition 21st Jun 2003  13:00  by Geosteve03

Gridref: SK 50939 14814   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Can't remember exact time of visit, after finding Geocache, somewhere near midday.


Good condition 3rd Dec 2000  11:51  by Willow

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

Fidget (puppy 3 months)


Good condition 18th Jun 2000  12:19  by jimmy

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10


Not Logged 9th Jan 1999  12:00  by peregrinus

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 7/10

No details noted - pleasant rocky tor, v ancient rocks, fine view, toposcope c/o AA


Good condition 12th Nov 1995  00:00  by mickandshane

FB Number: 2964  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Painted off white with base slightly eroded.Tarmac plug.


Good condition 10th Jul 1994  13:30  by Bergfuehrer

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Leicestershire. It was a hot and sunny day and I stopped here to eat my lunch before heading north. A nice short walk and good views.


Good condition 1st May 1994  11:03  by fasgadh

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Beacon Hill. Very popular place and again a good orienteering area. Plenty of visits, including one ill advised climbing trip. Boy is hornstone slippy! Big view from a hill often wrongly blamed on being the highest in Leicestershire. (Thats whatsleftofBardonHill)


Good condition 21st Jun 1988  04:30  by desperate dan

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Up here for the solstice. Didn't sacrifice any virgins.


Good condition 1st Sep 1978  17:45  by vegibagger

FB Number: S2964  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10


Good condition 1st Sep 1978  09:33  by vegibagger

FB Number: S2964  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

at vegetarian society agm weekend



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