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TP3723 - Helsby Hill
 
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Type :
Condition :
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Flush Bracket :
S3499
OSGB36 Station :
SD30/25
Current use :
none
Historic use :
T:UK waypoint :
TP3723
County :
Cheshire
Nearest town :
ELLESMERE PORT

OSGB36 trig archive spreadsheet - IW
Trig NameOriginal NameNew NameEASTINGNORTHINGHEIGHTORDERTYPE OF MARKComputing DateCLASS OF LEVELLINGDate of LevellingLEVELLING DATUMDESTROYED MARK INDICATORCOMMENTS
Helsby HillSD30/25SD30S025349207.11375433.000.0003BOLT01/06/194601Dest 07/69
Helsby HillSD30/25SD30S025349198.73375430.95141.2652PILLAR01/06/1946101/12/1969N0

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This trigpoint:
Is ranked joint 856th with 25 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 6.89/10 (from 168 logged visits)
Was First logged: 1st Jan 1970
Was Last found intact: 23rd Jul 2022
Was Last logged: 5th Aug 2022

Of the 168 logged visits,
41 recorded a location and of these....

All were within 49703m
The average error was 1795m
2 were exact

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Logged Visits:

Not Logged 5th Aug 2022  00:00  by gasman

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


Good condition 23rd Jul 2022  08:14  by Ian Robinson

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

Some graffiti.


Good condition 23rd Apr 2022  14:48  by LordCharnock

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


Good condition 16th Apr 2022  11:00  by Cactus_Chris

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 10/10

To reach this trig point park in the layby near Harmers Wood and walk up the lane and through the gate at the top. The bear right and head up hill past the Danger Cliffs sign. From the top there are spectacular views over to Wales and The Wirral.

Helsby Hill Trig Point [S3499/TP3723] Helsby Hill Trig Point [S3499/TP3723]©Cactus_Chris


Not Logged 14th Apr 2022  09:20  by Crewelad1

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


Good condition 7th Feb 2022  14:23  by JoeNTMY

FB Number: 3499  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

A short walk from Harmers Wood


Good condition 29th Jan 2022  11:13  by tea monkey

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


Not Logged 18th Dec 2021  11:00  by Dan Baddeley

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


Not Logged 8th Oct 2021  12:26  by Margaret the trig

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


Good condition 1st Sep 2021  19:00  by Duncan68

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Nice easy walk to find this pillar


©Duncan68
©Duncan68


Good condition 9th Jul 2021  00:00  by ThePowells

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Short trip up the hill to this trig on way to North Wales.


Good condition 6th Jun 2021  00:00  by Trigpointerrier

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


Good condition 21st May 2021  13:00  by AndyS

Gridref: SJ 50217 74881   FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

It was wet and windy when we were on the trig, but the views will be excellent on a clear day. see Ellesmere port, and windmills. nice walk around the hill tops also, including a disused quarry.


Not Logged 30th Apr 2021  14:02  by X5kxh

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


Good condition 20th Apr 2021  13:18  by Murchman

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

Parked at the Quarry car park and walked the short but steep road and paths to the trig which was lovely and with great sunny views.

©Murchman


Good condition 30th Mar 2021  15:31  by haighr01

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

Parked at Tesco and walked up - good job as the Quarry car park was full. Hill Road South climbs up to the short footpath to the top of this impressive hill. Quite a few people were enjoying the sun, but the pillar was left for me to bag and take in the views from this famous sandstone escarpment. Nice view over the Mersey, Liverpool skyline and Clwydian Range mixed with the industry associated with this area. Pillar looking good still thanks to Dugswell's paint job. Wish I'd had a bit more time to explore really, a visit is recommended.

In my Mersey paradise Helsby Hill


Good condition 2nd Jan 2021  11:06  by TTay88

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

Spider
Trig and view
Flush Bracket


Good condition 31st Dec 2020  14:20  by Wheresthatpenguin

Gridref: SJ 49199 75431   FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

Parked on Bates Lane, and then took the public right of way from Old Chester Road up to the pillar on top of Helsby Hill. Been past Helsby Hill on many occasions when travelling along the M56 between junctions 13 and 14. From the pillar, you have a clear view of the Stanlow Oil Refinery, the Manchester Ship Canal , the Mersey Estuary, and Liverpool John Lennon Airport. Challenging conditions under foot in terms of the journey to and from the pillar - extremely muddy and slippery.

Pillar
Pillar Stanlow Oild Refinery can be seen in the distance
Flush Bracket
Spider/Theodolite Mount


Good condition 29th Nov 2020  13:22  by DeniseMc

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Popular local sandstone edge with white trig but no views today in fog. pleasant woodland edge walk


Good condition 7th Aug 2020  13:25  by John DCC

Gridref: SJ 49198 75436   FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 10/10




Good condition 19th Jul 2020  09:52  by ADT

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Solo from Helsby quarry car park. Helsby Hill, Woodhouse Hill & Overton Hill Memorial. North Cheshire Way Helsby to Woodhouse Hills, then Sandstone Trail to Overton War Memorial. Helsby & Overton summits are excellent view points.


Good condition 14th Jul 2020  12:15  by dugswell2

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Lovely views. Return visit today with Alex C to remove the horrible green paint and apply a coat or two of white paint by 14:15 before Charles The Covid Clown appeared to help with the final touches.

New Lilywhite Trig Completion of repainted trig with Alex C.
Trig Hat + Alex C


Good condition 23rd May 2020  10:39  by Scouser

Gridref: SJ 49100 75400   FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

The trig
Flush Bracket
Spider and plug


Good condition 15th Apr 2020  10:13  by COVID Trig Point Challenge

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

Needs a lick of paint, so 1 point deducted! Spectacular views across the Mersey estuary and west towards North Wales.


Good condition 24th Nov 2019  11:08  by Delta68

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Fab walk up to the trigpoint and great views. Pillar has been painted green and very weathered.


Good condition 24th Nov 2019  00:00  by dogwalking

Gridref: SJ 49201 75434   FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

parked in quarry carpark cross road up hill on the prow to the pillar with great views


Good condition 3rd Nov 2019  14:38  by WuzzerL

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

Amazing views nice walk up, shame about the paint work on the pillar

©WuzzerL


Good condition 3rd Nov 2019  14:36  by Pritch227

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

fantastic views

©Pritch227


Good condition 17th Oct 2019  10:46  by amblerbob

Gridref: SJ 49201 75435   FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

From quarry car park on a lovely sunny morning. Good views across the River Mersey.

Helsby Hill Lovely views


Good condition 15th Aug 2019  12:53  by fasgadh

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Green paint flaking off, it was white not so long ago. A very fine view.

Helsby Hill ©fasgadh
Helsby Hill ©fasgadh
Helsby Hill ©fasgadh


Good condition 2nd Jul 2019  11:45  by Chris9870

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Walked up from car park. Trig has been painted green at some point. Lots of it left still. Great views all around. Could see for miles.


Good condition 31st Mar 2019  16:00  by Topofthemoor

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Helsby Hill

Helsby Hill
Helsby Hill
Helsby Hill
Helsby Hill
Helsby Hill


Good condition 21st Dec 2018  16:20  by Boid

Gridref: SJ 49200 75433   FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Trig rather tatty looking but fundamentally OK. Good views at dusk over Ellesmere Port and the Mersey

Helsby Hill trig with view at dusk to Ellesmere Port


Good condition 23rd Nov 2018  09:35  by jonglew

Gridref: SJ 49199 75436   FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

From the old quarry car park due S. Pillar sits on slabby sandstone rocks overlooking River Mersey mud flats. It sports a very tatty coat of badly chipped green paint overlaying other thick coats of chipped paint, but otherwise looks ok. An original centre cap is retained, raised lettering; RHS sight hole open; BSM-style FB. Extensive misty views W & SW.

Pillar TP3723©jonglew
Pillar TP3723©jonglew
Spider TP3723©jonglew
Flush Bracket TP3723©jonglew


Good condition 10th Sep 2018  11:50  by Andy West

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


Good condition 4th Sep 2018  15:47  by descarte1

Gridref: SJ 49202 75432   FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 10/10

Good condition pillar atop Helsby Hill right on the crag line. Epic expansive views! FB faces south-east-ish with north-east-ish sighthole open only. Cap present with raised lettering.


Good condition 29th May 2018  16:33  by David Bremner

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

Walked up from quarry car park. Fine views indeed from the top. Pillar spoiled a little with flaking green paint but a pleasant walk means this is well worth 'doing'.


Not Logged 27th May 2018  00:00  by TA 12

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


Good condition 23rd May 2018  10:17  by FrankR

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


Not Logged 19th Mar 2018  11:03  by chevyfire

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


Good condition 19th Mar 2018  10:18  by chevyfire

Gridref: SJ 49199 75435   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

excellent views, walked up from quarry

trig ©chevyfire


Good condition 19th Nov 2017  18:00  by cathy trickett

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

vermin have vandalised this pillar


by night


Good condition 28th Oct 2017  14:55  by Andy D

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

Blustery day but great 360 degree views. Easy walk from car park. Awful green paint.

©Andy D


Good condition 20th Sep 2017  16:01  by pjr

Gridref: SJ 49201 75435   FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Camped at Lady Heyes nice walk awful day windy wet still it's location brill,will bring some white paint next time!!.


Good condition 30th Jul 2017  13:05  by alewis1

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

©alewis1


Good condition 31st May 2017  18:49  by BroccoliBeanz

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10


Slightly damaged 8th Apr 2017  14:40  by steveastapleton(sas)

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 7/10

Cracking views from up here; gorgeous sunny day. Flaky, dodgy-coloured paint job !

TP3723-080417-HelsbyHill TP3723-080417-HelsbyHill


Good condition 26th Aug 2016  18:14  by The Spanners

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

Looking very tatty, multiple layers of paint knocked and getting exposed, even the number has been daubed over and someone has scratched it off


Good condition 13th Aug 2016  20:04  by Earby Rambler

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 10/10

Revisit whilst on 8 Trig day out with P61 last Trig of another brilliant day out.Better views today than on my 1st visit,off to Frodsham for fish & chips next.

Sign
Trig
Panoramic


Good condition 13th Aug 2016  20:04  by painterman61

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Last of day up from the free NT car park steep pull great views here trig needs burning off to remove paint layers no cap fish n chips time now.

trig ©painterman61
top ©painterman61
fb ©painterman61


Good condition 1st Aug 2016  09:00  by The Reverend

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Easy walk from Helsby Quarry car park.


Good condition 27th Jul 2016  09:07  by vegibagger

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

great viewpoint Multi layers of paint flaking of including two shades of green, red, blue, mustard yellow. looking very tatty. needs thorough scour of and scrape off of old paint.

trig ©vegibagger
top ©vegibagger
fb ©vegibagger
tatty side ©vegibagger


Good condition 18th Jun 2016  13:40  by jamiekeighley

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

Parked in quarry car park as others have done. Nice path up through trees. Warm breeze blowing on top, great views.

©jamiekeighley


Good condition 16th Jun 2016  12:17  by Jeff Trig Point

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

Great views from top but trig point suffered from graffiti and nasty green paint! IMHO

©Jeff Trig Point


Good condition 5th Jun 2016  14:00  by Ron Plasma

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

(Not sure of the date.) Parked in the old quarry car park and did a quick circuit of that, (quite dull), before heading upwards. Now here's the twist. We went anti-clockwise. The far side is very lush with a fair smattering of gated properties. You know. The kind of place Jose might have bought. Anyway, heading back we hit the sights you might expect, a rocky top, (I did visit here to climb once but as I recall most holds came off in my hand! Sandstone!), with extensive views of ... the motorway and the refinery ... but the estuary and the cathedrals too. And it was a lovely sunny day. Sat outside an OK pub in Frodsham, (nice place), in blazing sunshine.


Good condition 15th May 2016  18:37  by greenbell

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Beautiful little spot on the "edgelands", been past here so many times trying to ignore the chemical works. Shame about the council toilet green paintjob.

Urrrgh green!


Good condition 6th May 2016  13:30  by Borderer

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Passed this hill many times over the years. Pillar #1 of a trip down memory lane. Knocked a point off for the green paint. Didn't see the garage door painted in the same colour.

©Borderer


Not Logged 13th Mar 2016  12:57  by Sophsky

Gridref: SJ 49199 75430   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 5/10


Good condition 22nd Feb 2016  11:10  by dugswell2

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

An easy walk up from the Quarry car park on a cool sunny morning.


Good condition 8th Jan 2016  12:30  by Aye Jimmy

Gridref: SJ 49202 75436   FB Number: 3499  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

From Quarry Carpark to SSW. FB of BSM type, OS cap in place, heavily painted/graffitied. Superb viewpoint hence given 8.

Helsby The trig. One sight hole open on N side.
Helsby FB of the BSM type.


Good condition 16th Dec 2015  00:00  by ngthack

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Climbed here in days gone by, but this visit for the Tump & trig.


Good condition 1st Nov 2015  10:36  by Earby Rambler

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Daughter dropped me off at bottom of Robin Hood Lane,no views due to heavy fog also visited nearby Nuclear Monitoring Post.

Trig
Nuclear Monitoring Post


Damaged 9th Jul 2015  09:54  by arrowrat

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Damaged  Score: 9/10

Painted green and badly flaking off


Good condition 19th Jan 2015  10:31  by trigging on an island

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

A hill that had been on my to-do list for quite a few years and one that I must have passed by dozens of times on journeys into and out of England. Intriguing views to be had in every direction on this fine but freezing cold winter day.

Helsby Hill seen from the train station
July 2020 repaint


Good condition 4th Jan 2015  11:15  by TeamXtreme

Gridref: SJ 49100 75400   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

Very short walk to trigpoint and summit so good fun.


Good condition 5th Nov 2014  13:30  by Eduardo

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Excellent viewpoint. Trig point could do with a repaint.

Helsby Hill trig point


Good condition 14th Sep 2014  17:32  by dal

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Great view point. Underneath all the paint, the cap is intact.


Good condition 22nd Aug 2014  11:00  by chris920

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

I live just beneath this trig point. I love my daily runs to the summit of Helsby Hill. Great views across to Merseyside.

Helsby Hill Great views. Dark green trig.


Good condition 9th Aug 2014  11:16  by lonesome_cowboy_burt

Gridref: SJ 49201 75433   FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Car park full so parked in Hill Rd South and quick dash to the top. Trig still painted dark green. Great views

Helsby Hill ©lonesome_cowboy_burt


Good condition 22nd Feb 2014  12:00  by Sprog

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Bagged on a family walk, together with the Tump Woodhouse Hill. Parked in Helsby quarry car park. Extensive views to Liverpool and the Clwydians. The trig is painted green, making the flush bracket difficult to read.


Good condition 16th Feb 2014  13:47  by mikh43

Gridref: SJ 49201 75438   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

The most recent (August 2014) of many visits. Outstanding views across the Frodsham and Helsby Marshes and the Mersey Estuary to North Wales and Liverpool.


Good condition 23rd Jan 2014  00:00  by Bramley

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

Great View


Good condition 4th Nov 2013  14:48  by barnsley skip

Gridref: SJ 49200 75433   FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 10/10

Parked in Helsby quarry car park walked up Hill Road South into woods and up to trig. Great views today all round all way to Liverpool.

Buzzard

Liverpool
Runcorn


Good condition 21st Sep 2013  13:17  by slateloose

Gridref: SJ 49100 75400   FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Well protected by all the paint,a shame its green.


Good condition 1st Jul 2013  08:49  by Hardnut

FB Number: 3499  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Great view out over the Mersey and the chemical plants in the evening sky.


Good condition 7th May 2013  14:30  by paulxtr

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Helsby Hill ©paulxtr


Good condition 30th Apr 2013  15:24  by Proper Cheddar

Gridref: SJ 49199 75433   FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Nice afternoon, good views.


Good condition 26th Apr 2013  14:15  by yukin61

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

1 of 2 on a leisurely hop to manchester to see echo & the bunnymen, parked in small car park on alvenley road and headed north up hill road south and the national trust path to the top - good views all round from the top. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F7w_KgmHFcg

the pillar
north from TP3723
east from TP3723
south from TP3723
west from TP3723


Good condition 22nd Apr 2013  15:11  by Sandgrownun

Gridref: SJ 49201 75434   FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Short walk up from Hill Road South.Pillar in good nick,painted green,retains OS cap,BsM type flush bracket (hard to read due to heavy paint)& one sight hole open. Good 360 views,part industrial,part green & pleasant!!

Helsby Hill. Pillar.
Helsby Hill. Pillar.
Helsby Hill. Pillar.
Helsby Hill. Flush bracket.
Helsby Hill. Top.


Good condition 27th Mar 2013  18:40  by CJO

Gridref: SJ 49201 75435   FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

FB is partially obscurred with many layers of paint. The pillar has been blue, red, white and currently a weather beaten green. Adjacent to the pillar is a destoyed bolt. SD30 025 BOLT Destroyed 07/69. The reported position SJ49207 75433 is covered in grass although large areas of bedrock are in evidence nearby. Iron age fort adjacent. Whilst here a tanker escorted by two tugs passed TP11440 Weston Marsh which we had visited earlier in the day.

S3499 Pillar with site of destroyed bolt in distance
view towards TP11440 tanker approaching Weston Marsh Surface Block.


Good condition 3rd Mar 2013  17:26  by catman

Gridref: SJ 49201 75429   FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Visit on return from Chester Zoo .Trig still lurid green .Great views spoiled by numerous chemical works or similar


Slightly damaged 22nd Feb 2013  08:50  by THE CYCLIST

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

A steep ride up lane, then on foot. A murky grey morning so missed out on views. Pillar daubed in thick green paint.


Good condition 9th Jan 2013  20:24  by iantitanic

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

Helsby on a Misty day... Not a very good view today!©iantitanic


Good condition 26th Dec 2012  23:31  by Reallysquare

FB Number: 4399  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

A little Graffiti.

©Reallysquare


Good condition 8th Dec 2012  13:49  by SlainteJimmy

Gridref: SJ 49203 75436   FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Smashing view but difficult to assess the pillars bodywork under a dozen layers of paint.

Helsby Hill ..under a dozen layers of paint.


Good condition 4th Aug 2012  21:05  by jcwestlake

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Painted green with white flush bracket ...unusual


Good condition 27th May 2012  20:49  by sky high boys

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 2/10

Got some work on down by North Wales/Chester area for a few days. Transporting the Olympic flame runners and support crew about the place. Got down here from Edinburgh in good time so nabbed this ugly wee chap as a wee leg-stretcher.


Good condition 21st Feb 2012  00:00  by caroleengel

Gridref: SJ 49204 75431   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10


Good condition 29th Oct 2011  14:15  by ted

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 4/10

BsM FB; plug intact; inevitable graffiti. Indifferent paint job; numbers barely legible. Contrast between rural Cheshire and industrial views.

Helsby Hill trig
Helsby Hill trig
Helsby Hill FB
Helsby Hill top


Good condition 25th Jun 2011  10:51  by wrose

Gridref: SJ 49201 75433   FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Out on a walk from Frodsham and our route took us directly passed this pillar. So, the opportunity to visit it was just too good not to miss. Very accessible and highly visible. To me the pillar has been somewhat spoiled by the thick painting that has obliterated much of the detail of the flush bracket and the plug. But, what the heck, it is still there to be visited. Wonderful viewpoint of the surrounding area. Today we were lucky and could see for ever.

S3499 Helsby Hill Pillar.
S3499 Helsby Hill Flush Bracket.
S3499 Helsby Hill Plug.


Good condition 25th Jun 2011  10:00  by gemini man

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

Visited with Wrose.


Not Logged 15th Jun 2011  10:45  by melch

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


Good condition 29th Mar 2011  11:21  by Pick83

Gridref: SJ 49198 97543   FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

good view and trigpoint but paint green look not rite colour better white not green


Good condition 26th Mar 2011  12:00  by craftinessa

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

A short walk up to a very green trig.


Good condition 26th Mar 2011  12:00  by swampysean

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10


Good condition 9th Mar 2011  18:25  by PeteBoggs

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

Parked in cul-de-sac on South Hill road.Simple stroll up to the green trig.Brilliant views

©PeteBoggs
©PeteBoggs


Good condition 30th Aug 2010  12:00  by VBForever

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

©VBForever


Good condition 11th Aug 2010  11:42  by Phil Clayton

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Cycled all way up to trig point up from boat on River Weaver at Sutton. Thick green paint with thick white paint almost obscuring FB number. Must be good view when not pouring down.


Good condition 10th Jul 2010  15:00  by Mickandkim

Gridref: SD 82451 12374   FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

A nice walk up with the grandchildren after visiting Chester Zoo What a nice view the kids thought they had climbed a mountain, Trig baggers of the future


Good condition 27th Jun 2010  15:30  by Malpas Wanderer

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Painted with thick green paint. Good views.


Good condition 1st Jun 2010  00:00  by Rupertal

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


Good condition 21st May 2010  10:30  by alicephilippa

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

Came here while geocaching, views a bit hazy today. Painted green with white flush bracket


Slightly damaged 19th Apr 2010  00:00  by Border Peat

Gridref: SJ 49100 75400   FB Number: S3499  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 7/10

hill fort on route to green painted trig

trig with a view ©Border Peat
©Border Peat


Good condition 28th Mar 2010  10:30  by RedFerret

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

Brilliant views from here. The green trig now has a white painted flush bracket.

Trig with a view
The Bracket ©RedFerret


Good condition 27th Sep 2009  15:08  by stignest

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

esti date. bit of a dull day but still a superb view


Good condition 12th Sep 2009  11:35  by BILLY COO

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Trigpoint is painted green.

HELSBY HILL FLUSH BRACKET ©BILLY COO
HELSBY HILL TRIGPOINT ©BILLY COO


Good condition 15th Mar 2009  12:00  by tigger4242

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Pillar was white when we visited


Good condition 8th Feb 2009  17:31  by Ponder Stibbons

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

Wandered up Helsby Hill with the family while out Geocaching. The Rainbow Red cache (GCMVJH) is located not far from the trig point.


Good condition 30th Sep 2008  10:47  by seanmac

Gridref: SJ 49200 75436   FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

easy bag, great views


Not Logged 29th Aug 2008  11:08  by wavey

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 10/10

Typed in the wrong FB number.


Slightly damaged 29th Aug 2008  10:49  by wavey

Gridref: SJ 49100 75400   FB Number: S3490  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 10/10

TP now painted green, but the views are stil stunning. (On a good day)

Green Trig at Helsby Hill
Green FB
The view from Helsby Hill


Good condition 14th Jul 2008  14:40  by si

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

parked in south hill road - + walk up to green? pillar. good views. Accessible ROC post 30 metres back from trig. Seems like popular location for (peaceful) youths on my visit .-.-.-. after visit continued on to frodsham edge where there is a war memorial easily visible from motorway, and previous home to wood helter skelter on the edge of the cliff (burned down yonks ago) - but no trig ;-)


Good condition 15th Feb 2008  09:50  by lomax1

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

On a geocache hunt with travellingman, which took us on top of the hill. Great views on a clear day. Have been up here many of times.


Good condition 20th Oct 2007  17:10  by asbown

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

nice walk up through the woods and good views in all directions,



Good condition 7th Oct 2007  18:05  by Archangel

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

logged while on route to Helsby View cache Great scenery , beautiful evening


Good condition 10th Jun 2007  12:06  by gushoneybun

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Its been painted green! but in good condition


Good condition 27th May 2007  14:00  by dingo-b

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Wet day so no views!

©dingo-b
©dingo-b


Good condition 20th May 2007  15:17  by wigglesworth

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 10/10

Excellent views on a clear day. Even watched a 'small' train alongside busy motorway. Industry is strong in the area. Top still in place and as reported it is a strange camouflage green.

clear view of industrial areas against green trig ©wigglesworth


Good condition 20th May 2007  14:00  by ocean soul

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Pillar recently painted green reason unknown.Views over merseyside and the Wirral.


Good condition 15th Apr 2007  10:00  by DesG

Gridref: SJ 49202 75434   FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Doing the three caches up here so logged the trig en-route. Morning mist spoiling the view.

©DesG
©DesG


Not Logged 14th Apr 2007  08:15  by PhilPamAndRob

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 5/10

Quite hazy this morning. Been here a few times before for narby caches

Trig Plaque ©PhilPamAndRob
Trig Pillar ©PhilPamAndRob


Good condition 21st Oct 2006  13:34  by Glaslyn

Gridref: SJ 49190 75430   FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Another spot that surpried me,yes there is graffiti on the pillar and plenty of names carved in the rock ,but the views are quite good across into Wales and back across the Mersey .

©Glaslyn
©Glaslyn


Good condition 30th Sep 2006  13:00  by Dobunnis

Gridref: SJ 49199 75434   FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Lovely view if not a bit scared by the local industry


Slightly damaged 30th Aug 2006  13:45  by mattwaggie

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

still signs of some graffiti on the pillar


Good condition 13th Jul 2006  17:55  by Tizzie

Gridref: SJ 49198 75432   FB Number: 3499  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Amazing views, but a shame about the graffiti on the pillar


Good condition 9th Jul 2006  16:30  by The Westies

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Magnificent views from here. Wouldn't fancy being in that queue on the motorway. Small amount of grafiti on the trig point.


Slightly damaged 1st Jun 2006  19:00  by Simply B

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

Visited on a healthy climb up the hill to enjoy the views and find the Rainbow Red geocache. Noted at the time that I should start logging these trig points too - a mere 7 years later I've finally started writing up these retrospective logs!


Good condition 6th May 2006  11:10  by mcknut

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

Had a great cycle, came over from Liverpool. Nice area and trig, as said previously, shame about the amount of graffiti. Good view, I can see my house from here! (honest guv)


Good condition 6th May 2006  11:00  by CrazyL200

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Great views from here, logged while caching in the area.


Good condition 15th Apr 2006  07:45  by The Washers

FB Number: 3499  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Apart from some minor graffiti, an excellent trig point, with brill views over the birkenhead/mersey vista

©The Washers
©The Washers


Good condition 14th Mar 2006  15:11  by Bridgeman

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Good access from several directions. Excellent viewpoint. Recently painted but a pity about the graffeti.

Helsby Hill trig point ©Bridgeman
Helsby Hill trig point FB ©Bridgeman


Good condition 28th Feb 2006  17:15  by stora

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

spotted this while doing the Helsby view cache


Good condition 28th Feb 2006  13:00  by Foinavon

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

bagged while looking for rainbow red


Good condition 19th Feb 2006  11:35  by Nickp

Gridref: SJ 49199 75431   FB Number: BSW34  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10


Good condition 29th Jan 2006  05:10  by hazelS

FB Number: 3499  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

I don't think I will ever tire of the views up here! Visited again and took some superb sunset pics, which I will post when I've worked out my new camera!!


Slightly damaged 8th Jan 2006  11:30  by WaltonCats

FB Number: 3499  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 6/10

Amazing noise from the motorway! Good but depressing view.

Helsby Trig Point


Good condition 20th Dec 2005  10:00  by Kelsborrow Wayfinders

FB Number: S34  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Have been up here lots of times but remembered to bring my camera this time. Pity that some graffitti has appeared since my last visit.

Helsby Hill S3499
Helsby Hill


Good condition 3rd Sep 2005  14:46  by mafarrimond

Gridref: SJ 49201 75436   FB Number: 53499  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Found this on the way to the Rainbow Red Geocache. Marvellous views!!


Good condition 3rd Sep 2005  14:46  by mafarrimond

Gridref: SJ 49201 75436   FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Found this on the way to the Rainbow Red Geocache. Marvellous views!!


Good condition 5th Jul 2005  13:15  by Inukshuk

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


Good condition 3rd Jul 2005  10:00  by mongoose39uk

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Cracking views today, have driven past this many times

FB ©mongoose39uk
view over the trig ©mongoose39uk


Good condition 12th Jun 2005  13:50  by MPK Crew

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

An unexpected find during a walk in this area.


Good condition 28th May 2005  08:15  by Lonewalker

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

Incredible views across the Mersey and Liverpool


Good condition 26th May 2005  14:05  by rhayader_wanderer

Gridref: SJ 49201 75436   FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Easy climb up from the marked car park. Number of times I have looked at this hill from the M56 its nice to look down for once


Good condition 15th May 2005  10:10  by Cave Troll and Eeyore

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Fantastic views on a clear day. grabbed this trig whist starting the Rainbow series of caches.


Good condition 2nd May 2005  18:02  by browni

Gridref: SJ 49198 75433   FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

Did this at the same time as Rainbow Red

Trig with the view


Good condition 12th Apr 2005  10:00  by ac-p

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Went up there geocaching, and bagged the trig at the same time. Great views from up there.

Helsby Hill Trigpoint ©ac-p


Good condition 26th Mar 2005  10:17  by Deego

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Came for the trig point but would have been rude not to bag the nearby cache as well :o)(and the whole series)

©Deego
©Deego


Good condition 24th Mar 2005  11:19  by rutson

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


Not Logged 18th Mar 2005  14:35  by DomHeknows

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

rainbow red gets another trigpointer.


Good condition 15th Mar 2005  11:57  by John Stead

Gridref: SJ 49204 75436   FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Visited at start of Rainbow geocache series - superb views

The Pillar and Weston Point


Good condition 6th Mar 2005  06:19  by John + Carol

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Excellent views - magnificent watching the sunrise here

Trig Point and View
Flush Bracket


Not Logged 6th Mar 2005  00:00  by bargee

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

up here geocaching


Good condition 27th Feb 2005  13:25  by Pengy&Tigger

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Thought there would have been more logs for this in the last few days as there is now a cache nearby.

The pillar


Good condition 2nd Jan 2005  16:00  by Trigger

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10


Good condition 29th Sep 2004  12:00  by peregrinus

FB Number: S/3499  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

vgc, white, metal cap small raised letters, on fine sandst outcrop at summit


Good condition 12th Aug 2004  12:00  by iainmac

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

S3499
S3499
S3499


Good condition 24th Jul 2004  12:14  by aRRKS

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Great views


Good condition 17th May 2004  09:45  by Father Ted

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

The background drone of the motorway somewhat spoils this otherwise good location.


Good condition 28th Apr 2004  12:00  by Seasider

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

7/30 for the day. Great views!


Good condition 22nd Apr 2004  23:00  by Ste_Nova

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

In good condition... don't visit in the dark, big drops and shear rock faces!


Good condition 27th Mar 2004  15:15  by mickandshane

FB Number: 3499  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Painteed white, with excellent views over the Wirral and Merseyside. Plug with raised lettering.


Good condition 28th Jun 2003  12:54  by Keith Stevens

FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

On high rock outcrop, with superb view over Estury. Painted white Public

Looking out to the Estury


Good condition 28th Mar 2003  12:10  by Slippers

Gridref: SJ 49200 75435   FB Number: S3499  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Interesting carvings in the sandstone cliff.

Helsby Hill


Good condition 22nd Nov 1993  11:00  by Particle

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


Good condition 24th Apr 1988  14:30  by Bergfuehrer

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

Cheshire. Seen many times from below and felt it needed climbing. It is a good viewpoint even if a lot of what you see is rather industrial.


Good condition 28th Nov 1987  15:15  by Historian

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

A short climb with an excellent view for reward - ideal for exercising younger chidren.


Good condition 1st Jan 1970  00:00  by sailormads

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

Lovely view from the top, and a nice gentle walk.



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