Staple Hill (Somerset)

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Staple Hill
Staple Hill Plantations (geograph 4496801).jpg
Staple Hill Plantations
Highest point
Elevation315 m (1,033 ft)
Prominence212 m (696 ft)
Parent peakDunkery Beacon
ListingMarilyn, Hardy
LocationBlackdown Hills, England
OS gridST240166
Topo mapOS Landranger 193

Staple Hill is a hill in the English county of Somerset, the highest point in the Blackdown Hills. It is classed as both a Marilyn and a Hardy.[1]

This is one of the points on the Staple Fitzpaine Herepath a part of the Forestry Commission woodlands.[2]

There is a loop walk, starting from the car parking area, of 800m taking in a couple of view points with the paths upgraded early in 2009 to be suitable for disabled access.


  1. ^ "All High Points Height Order" (PDF). The Hardys. p. 65. Retrieved 30 June 2015.
  2. ^ "Staple Hill Car Park". Forestry Commission. Retrieved 30 June 2015.

Coordinates: 50°56′38″N 3°04′59″W / 50.94381°N 3.08314°W / 50.94381; -3.08314