Name:Anne Bower Hill
Hill number:19471
Height:129.3m / 424ft
Parent (Ma):2807  Kinder Scout
SMC/RHB Section:37: The River Tees to The Wash
Topographical area:EP07 Kinder-shining
Class:Tump (100-199m)
Grid ref:SK 58995 62508
Summit feature:ground 2m N of plinth
Col:96.2m  SK 5814 6189  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 120
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Survey:Leica NA730/Leica GS15
Survey of Anne Bower Hill.pdf
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 50 users)ByDate of Ascent
On a walk during my lunch break.Wheelsy19/02/2024
Walked up with Cat after going around Vicar Water... very nice :-)AJH03/09/2023
Up from Vicar Pond, view of Clipstone Collieryvisionset24/08/2023
2nd visit on a nice circular walk via Vicar Water country park and into Sherwood Forest pines park, visiting this on the way back where I found a nice patch of Hen-bit deadnettle near the plinth. Bare patches of cutback gorse colonised by plants such as Creeping cinquefoil and abundant Sticky mouse-ear.Dazingdale24/04/2023
6 mile walk bagging 2 Trig Points and 2 (different) summits, Anne Bower Hill in Clipstone County park and Burstheart Hill in Thoresby Colliery. Easy ascent to summitdazedemon13/08/2022
Easy walk up from visitor centre car park.PGCE26/07/2022
Nice little hill and decent view. Parked at fishing pond. Redeemed the trip somewhat after the dreadful non-summit at Kirby in Ashfield and vodka bottle alley at Huthwaite.Nick Canute07/02/2022
from Forest cabins through Sherwood Pines Forest to pond and up green trackgrumpy03/02/2022
From Country Park car park up good tracks to topPeterD08/10/2021
Very nice. A local couple told us the disused pit head towers are the tallest in Europe. Too many flying ants to linger at the summit.Wycombe Wanderer14/08/2021
On a trail run whilst waiting for car to be serviced.Wheelsy19/09/2020
Parked in country car park then did circular walk back getting the tiny geocache at the summit with my 4 ladsThe-Z-Man16/07/2020
done with dad and brothers and got the geocache at the topCodyZ16/07/2020
Round of 8 hills, cycling from Nottingham (90km). Early start and beautiful weather. Robin Hood's Hill, Herrod's Hill, Newton Lane, Newton Lane (Boundary), Silverhill, Mansfield woodhouse Colliery, Anne Bower Hill, Mansfield Hill.Nicky C15/05/2020
From Country Park car park. Currently free of charge as machines are not maintained! Easy walk up path to summit with Alfie. Plenty of evidence of the amount of dogs walked around here lying on the paths!Dangerous Dave17/03/2020
Parked to the NW in Vicar Water Country Park car park (voluntary payment, although machine would not take any money) SK587626.David Evans25/01/2020
Quick hill en route, from country park car parkRobertP24/12/2019
Short up and down from country park car park.rhalstead01/12/2019
From Vicars Water car park and easily up on nice crisp morning. Industrial heritage clearly visible.Mark Sims29/11/2019
TD, C & HThis Dog27/08/2019
From the country park car park, accessed from SK 5877 6297. Wide gravel track on S side of the ponds leads to toposcope at hill summit.jonglew20/07/2019
Sunny lovely hill. Easy walk up from the very busy car park but I had the sunny summit to myself.Dugswell223/02/2019
A nice climb, the kids enjoyed the play at the park afterwards.Stestag17/02/2019
Easy top with interesting topo. Good cafe as well.Bramley06/02/2019
Nice little hill to recomplete Nottinghamshire for the Nth time. Then splendid 2 course meal in the cafe before heading off to recomplete Staffordshire.GordonAdshead24/01/2019
Excellent find.andrew brown24/01/2019
Nottinghamshire completed for the 4th time. Well established country park. Great cafe at car park to north well worth receiving Hill Baggers patronage.Campbell Singer22/01/2019
Easy walk up from cp. Great viewpoint and excellent cafe for lunch.Barbara Singer22/01/2019
Nice hill. Ascent from southwest from Crown Farm Way on gently graded track, descent to ENE on steeper track to Vicar water pond.Moorponder21/01/2019
From country park to N on a very gloomy day. Machine accepted my £1 coin, voluntary parking fee!Aye Jimmy20/01/2019
Parked at country park visitor centre. Tried to pay a £1 , but the machine wouldn't take it. Easy paths to summit. Toposcope shows 47 ex coal mines that could be seen. Escaped Harris Hawk walking around in the field opposite the cafe.ngthack10/01/2019
Accompanied Graham and John on the survey mission. Views include somewhat poignantly, the twin pit head winding towers of the Clipstone mine closed in 2003.RichardM07/01/2019
Straightforward from NRHW17/03/2018
Parked at Vicar Water Country Park (excellent cafe). Good paths up to summit and topograph. Lovely little hill with clear views over the former Notts coalfield. Carried on to do a circular walk including Mansfield Hill (revisit) and Strawberry Hill.Richard Gunn13/03/2018
Alerted to this one via Tump forum. Added after survey completed. Borrowed my mum's car and parked up in Visitor centre car park, 1st indulging in the Cafe delights. Easy path to the top next to Toposcope and potential alt top close to edge of Grasshopper Copse. Nice swathe of heather on Western Slope. Continuing onto Mansfield Hill then exploring Strawberry Hill on loop back to the Visitor centre Via Oak Tree Heath. Reported findings to Relative Hills FB group on 11 Feb 2018.Dazingdale10/02/2018
A quick walk at dusk.Wheelsy01/12/2012
Excellent free parking a the Vicar Water visitor centre (akthough a voluntary donation of £1 is suggested. Nice cajke, loos and visitor centre ion-site Very, very easy amble up to the summit.moorsmanblank
Ben Rinnes01/04/2024
Andy West29/08/2022
Bag For Life14/08/2021
Martin R12/09/2020
Alan Caine28/06/2020
carole engel13/02/2019