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British Camp Hill Fort - Things to Know Before Visiting

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About British Camp Hill Fort

British Camp is an Iron Age hill fort located at the top of Herefordshire Beacon in the Malvern Hills. The hillfort is protected as a Scheduled Ancient Monument and is owned and maintained by Malvern Hills Conservators. One of the iconic attractions in this area and attracts a lot of tourists.


Attractions Near British Camp Hill Fort

Herefordshire Beacon
Herefordshire Beacon0.02km from British Camp Hill Fort

The Herefordshire Beacon is one of the hills of the Malvern Hills. It is surrounded by a British iron age hill FORTS, earthwork known as British camp. One of the nice trekking destinations and also you can spend some nice time in the middle of nature. On the eastern slope of Herefordshire Beacon, there is a disused reservoir, British Camp Reservoir, which holds approximately 213,000 cubic metres.

Little Malvern Priory
Little Malvern Priory1.12km from British Camp Hill Fort

Little Malvern Priory is a 12th century Benedictine Priory located next to Little Malvern Court. The site is now occupied by house named Little Malvern Court, which has limited public opening. The present building comprises a medieval chancel and crossing tower, and a modern west porch on the site of the east bays of the nave. The transepts and the two chapels flanking the choir are in ruins. The grade I listed Little Malvern Priory church, dedicated to St Giles, is adjacent.

Black Hill
Black Hill1.54km from British Camp Hill Fort

A majestic hill which was locayted in Herefordshire, England at an elevation of 2100 feet. The southern part of the ridge leading to the summit is a rocky knife-edge giving excellent views to either side. The northern part crosses a peat bog on gently sloping land at the edge of the east facing escarpment. The lower part is very similar to the main ridge of the Skirrid mountain near Abergavenny, owing to their similar underlying geology.

Eastnor Obelisk
Eastnor Obelisk2.33km from British Camp Hill Fort

The obelisk is a monument to various distinguished members of the Somers Cocks family. This prominant 90ft monument is visible for miles around and carries four inscriptions.

Midsummer Hill
Midsummer Hill2.55km from British Camp Hill Fort

Midsummer Hill is situated in the range of Malvern Hills that runs approximately 13 kilometers north-south along the Herefordshire-Worcestershire border. It is the site of an Iron Age hill fort that spans Midsummer Hill and Hollybush Hill. The hillfort is protected as a Scheduled Ancient Monument and is owned by Natural England.

Raggedstone Hill
Raggedstone Hill3.66km from British Camp Hill Fort

Raggedstone Hill is situated on the range of Malvern Hills that runs approximately 13 kilometres north-south along the Herefordshire-Worcestershire border. Raggedstone Hill lies close to the borders of Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Gloucestershire. It has an elevation of 254 meters. The northern flank of the hill lies on the southern side of the Hollybush pass, from where its summit is a brisk 15–20 minutes steep walk from the nearby Hollybush car park.

Where is British Camp Hill Fort

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Herefordshire
Herefordshire
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Herefordshire is a county in the West Midlands of England, governed by Herefordshire Council. It is bordered by Shropshire to the north, Worcestershire to the east, Gloucestershire to the south-east, and the Welsh counties of Monmouthshire and Powys to the west.

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