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Holywell Hill Hill Cnoc an Tobair A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc an Tobair [logainm.ie], 'hill of the well') Derry/ Donegal County, in Binnion List, Schist and grit with thin marble units Bedrock

Height: 260m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 7 Grid Reference: C38500 17100
Place visited by 19 members. Recently by: eejaymm, Aidy, jimmyread, chalky, David-Guenot, sandman, Garmin, AntrimRambler, slemish, conor1, walkingnw, mark-rdc, cerosti, Peter Walker, gerrym
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Longitude: -7.399194, Latitude: 54.999872 , Easting: 238500, Northing: 417100 Prominence: 255m,  Isolation: 3.2km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 638441 917085,   GPS IDs, 6 char: HlywHl, 10 char: HlywlHil
Bedrock type: Schist and grit with thin marble units, (Lough Foyle Succession)

Situated in Altaghaderry townland. There is a holy well and megalithic cairn on this hill [Colhoun].   Holywell Hill is the 1254th highest place in Ireland.

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A short but enjoyable stroll. .. by group   (Show all for Holywell Hill)
 
Small hill but worth a visit if in the area. .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Holywell Hill)
 
a quickie! .. by slemish   (Show all for Holywell Hill)
 
At least it's better than Mongorry Hill... .. by Peter Walker   (Show all for Holywell Hill)
 
three5four0 on Holywell Hill, 2009
by three5four0  1 Nov 2009
Nowt many places to park around here, but we squeezed in by the access road at 376168 F managing not to block the gate into the field and the access road. From here simple follow the track up hill, thats after you have clambered over the gate, long legs help with this but watch out it is rather slippy . When you reach the Transmitter, go through a gate on your left and round the fenced off area to the top left corner of the field, where you can step over the fence courtesy of a couple of rocks. The trig point lies a sort distance away, the actual summit is a small ring contour at 385171 E, which is only a minute or twos walk away. As we returned to the car we spotted what looked like a Golden Eagle hunting for prey on the hill. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/992/comment/4237/
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The Charm Is In The Views .. by Aidy   (Show all for Holywell Hill)
 
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