Tinkers Hill

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Tinkers Hill
Tinkers Hill - geograph.org.uk - 590231.jpg
Tinkers Hill
Highest point
Elevation 213 m (699 ft) [1]
Coordinates 52°03′26″N 2°20′29″W / 52.057274°N 2.341485°W / 52.057274; -2.341485Coordinates: 52°03′26″N 2°20′29″W / 52.057274°N 2.341485°W / 52.057274; -2.341485
Location Malvern Hills, England
Topo map OS Landranger 150
Age of rock Pre-Cambrian
Mountain type Igneous, Metamorphic
Easiest route Hiking

Tinkers Hill is situated in the range of Malvern Hills that runs about 13 kilometres (8 mi) north-south along the Herefordshire-Worcestershire border. It lies to the east of Herefordshire Beacon with views across the Vale of Evesham and the Cotswolds.[2] It has an elevation of 213 metres (699 ft).[1]

In June 2004, the Worcestershire Bat Group identified Tinkers Hill Wood as being home to a colony of barbastelles, a species of bat protected under the European Habitats Directive.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Identification of key views to and from the Malvern Hills Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty - A Report prepared by Cooper Partnership for The Malvern Hills AONB Partnership" (PDF). The Malvern Hills AONB Partnership. March 2009. p. Appendix Table L2: Assessment of Views from and within Malvern Hills AONB. Retrieved 11 August 2015. 
  2. ^ Smart, Mike (2009). Malvern Hills. Frances Lincoln Ltd. p. 15. ISBN 0-7112-2915-5. 
  3. ^ "Barbastelles on the Malvern Hills". Worcestershire Bat Group. 22 July 2009. Retrieved 13 December 2011.