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Name:Garleigh Hill
Hill number:16005
Height:268.4m / 881ft
Parent (Ma):2315  Tosson Hill
RHB Section:33: The Scottish Border to the River Tyne
County/UA:Northumberland (CoU)
Catchment:Coquet
Class:Tump (200-299m)
(Tu,2)
Grid ref:NZ 06089 99141
Summit feature:large rock slab 6m SW of trig
Drop:38.8m
Col:229.6m  NZ 0587 9922  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 81
(1:25k) OL42E 325
Observations:heathery rock slab 50m SSW at NZ 06064 99094 is slightly lower; ramparts of Lordenshaw Hillfort 600m W at NZ 05483 99266 are 0.5m lower
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 36 users)ByDate of Ascent
From Simonside along RoWs. Short flog through heather to/from the summit. Then descended to Rothbury along RoW's. KeithByTheC15/07/2020
Rothbury-Garleigh Hill-Simonside-Tosson Hill-Rothbury. Quick dash up through the heather to the summitGary Heath29/02/2020
Bagging the trig.BigJ06/11/2019
I'm sure I've bagged this big beast before. Not far from Car Park and over some heather.Jhimmy29/10/2019
Continued to explore the moor to the north.Nick Caunt21/09/2019
Solid car park (alt 204m) to east but gated across road leads into dense bracken during the season. Possibly better to try the track leading off the road to the south. Hard slog through bracken and virgin heather. 1.47km but takes about 40 minutes return.moorsman31/07/2019
From car park to SW along track, then direct route to Trig and HP. Also visited other possible HP. Done at same time as Simonside, Tosson Hill and Darden Rigg.PeterD27/11/2018
9 mile out-and-back walk from car park east of Garleigh Moor, over pathless ground from road onto Garleigh Hill, then down to footpath west, along to Simonside Hills car park and followed well made paths all the way along the ridge to Simonside summit, descended steeply and followed boggy footpath along to Tosson Hill then back to car park missing the Simonside ridge taking the forest lane north instead. Perfect autumn/winter weather cold, clear and bright.DanTrig06/11/2017
From SW.ger21/08/2017
From layby to SE. Gated accessMoorponder12/07/2017
With Jo, from Lordenshaw cp. Weather; generally cloudy, warm, good visibility.amblerbob16/05/2016
From large car park to SW. Rock 5m SW of trig or grass/heathery knoll with rock slabs 60m from trig seem highest points. Then across to hill fort and cup & ring boulder for interest.Aye Jimmy21/04/2016
Free car park south of the river. Path past Whitton and Sharp's folly. Whittondean and then across towards Garleigh. Very pleasant.callumorr23/10/2015
Parked to the ESE then over moorland to bag summit and then the trig with Adrian Dust.Dugswell230/09/2015
Short walk alone on a sunny evening from Lordenshaw car park.Skip05/06/2015
From Lordenshaws CP - great view over Rothbury.Crib Goch28/12/2014
Walked up to trig point while Sonja looked for 'cup and ring' marks on exposed rock slabs.Skip04/06/2014
Early morning walk having spent the night in the camper on the carpark. Somebody has put a , home-made, NO Camping sign up, which i promptly removed !thenomad30/05/2014
Evening ascent after arriving in Rothbury.JohnW19/08/2005
RHW15/05/2005
dexly15/05/2020
Adrian22/01/2020
flakeyw06/07/2019
andy elliott07/10/2017
carole engel27/03/2017
Dave Geere01/01/2017
Rowan02/08/2016
Laurel02/08/2016
Steve Q25/06/2016
thelonious05/05/2016
smamum02/11/2015
Dusty30/09/2015
Lucky13/06/2015
maknipe13/06/2015
asbown12/09/2014
ajwxyzt04/12/2011
Colin Crawford15/06/1992