Wendover Woods near the summit of Haddington Hill
|Elevation||267 m (876 ft)|
|Prominence||180 m (591 ft)|
|Parent peak||Cleeve Hill|
|Listing||Marilyn, County Top|
|Location||Chiltern Hills, England|
|Topo map||OS Landranger 165|
|Listed summits of Haddington Hill|
|Pavis Wood||SP914091||244 m (801 ft)||County Top|
Haddington Hill (also called Wendover Hill) is a hill in The Chilterns, and the highest point in the English county of Buckinghamshire. On the north-eastern flank is Coombe Hill, not to be confused with another Coombe Hill 4 kilometres to the south-west.
Haddington Hill is owned by the Forestry Commission, whose Wendover Woods cover much of the hill. Many tracks run through the forest, and a car park is located near the summit among the trees: the flat summit means the precise location of the highest point is difficult to determine with certainty. However, in the woods to the east of the car park there is a large stone bearing the inscription 'Highest Point of the Chiltern Hills'. The stone is surrounded by trees.
The peak is accessible by road, with a car park near the stone. It is also possible to climb on foot.
The highest point of Hertfordshire, at 244m, is on the eastern ridge of this hill.
- The Hardys – The UK’s High Points at www.thehardys.org. Accessed on 15 Mar 2013.