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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)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Holywell Hill in area Inishowen, Ireland
Picture: Note lack of partridges and pear trees...
 
At least it's better than Mongorry Hill...
by Peter Walker  20 Oct 2010
I have no further input with regards to the route, having vaulted the gate and walked up the road like everyone else. But I'm unconvinced that the point identified as the highest is any more adjacent to heaven than the trig point (having indulged in my usual hugely scientific determinants of relative altitude such as laying on the ground and using backgrounds to try to ascertain if a line of sight is downwards...GPSs are simply spoiling such fun).

Also, I've pictured one of the buildings on the summit which seems to be a hugely popular Christmas party venue. So if you want to find Sean, Eamon, Liam, Amanda et al on the 25th December this year, the smart money says they're up here. I've left out the side where Pauline and Noel declare their love for each other, in case they're cheating on anyone. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/992/comment/6141/
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Nowt many places to park around here, but we sque .. by three5four0   (Show all for Holywell Hill)
 
The Charm Is In The Views .. by Aidy   (Show all for Holywell Hill)
 
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