At 286 m (938 ft), Pilot Hill is the highest point in the county of Hampshire. The hill lies 7 miles southwest of Newbury, close to the border of Hampshire and Berkshire. The hill is part of the north-facing escarpment on the North Hampshire Downs, a large area of downland that extends from the South Downs to the Dorset Downs.
The summit can be reached by passing along the Brenda Parker Way, a 78-mile long-distance footpath running from Aldershot to Andover. The upper slopes are open grassland while the lower slopes are covered in woodland. The north face of the hill lies within West Berkshire.
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|286 m (938 ft)
|SU 3987 6010
|158: Newbury & Hungerford