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Name:Top of Quarlton
Hill number:16694
Height:251m / 823ft
Parent (Ma):2819  Winter Hill
RHB Section:36: Lancashire, Cheshire & the Southern Pennines
County/UA:Blackburn with Darwen (UA)
Catchment:Mersey
Class:Tump (200-299m)
(Tu,2)
Grid ref:SD 75211 15576
Summit feature:no feature: short grass
Drop:33m
Col:218m  SD749162  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 109
(1:25k) 287
Observations:flat summit area
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 45 users)ByDate of Ascent
Plenty of roadside parking at the start of the track to Quarlton Fold Farm. Continue on the track to the wood and take a short track left to a gate. This gives access to the summit. 1.86 km return. 30 minutes.moorsman08/03/2019
Parked on kerbside SD75185 14992 then up to Top of Quarlton, across to Holcombe rifle ranges.Saw three roe deer on the way. Up to Peel Tower then Pilgrims Cross, Bull Hill and past wrecked vehicle to Scholes HeightnJohn Eley03/03/2019
Parked to the South. Roadside near start of track SD754150. Lots of JCB work and new fencing at summit.David Evans25/02/2019
as per vegibaggerarranc22/10/2018
Started from Walves and set off on a path through the woods to the end of the track and a quick detour left to the top on a glorious day with views to Winter Hill, Peel Tower and the Clwydian Hills, then through Turton Bottoms to Jumbles Reservoir and onto the Tump of AffetsideWayne Mac28/09/2018
Up track from WSW through wood and down in circuit to NNW . Busy narrow road to walk along either end. Completes Blackburn with DarwenMark Sims25/09/2018
Interesting area: lots of young oaks and an abundant varieties of other plants but being invaded by the dreaded balsam.Wycombe Wanderer19/08/2018
Solo. Parked in Hawkshaw Lane.ADT19/04/2018
Drove up the lane from the main road to the south. Parked in a pull in near the top on the edge of the wood. Nobody around. Up and back in five minutes. Good viewpoint for such an easy little hill.Campbell Singer26/02/2018
5th tump of 6 today, an out and back to Turton Height then my main route from pick-up bank, climbing Rushy Hill, Rushton's Height, Scholes Hill boundary and Bull Hill, descending Sw over Black Moss then on track South to Boardman's farm then on fp following stream as it arcs round Sw to SE then on track to house before using footpath to North of hill veering off to visit summit. A pleasant vague flat top on short-cropped grass. Descent through wood to reach road following it South to reach A676, heading for Affetside.Dazingdale26/11/2017
With Izzy and RosieLongwojo05/08/2017
As per vegibagger, final field virtually mud free.Bramley03/06/2017
Warm March sunshine =bliss- up by stream down by track - passing a nice simple fenced memorial/ grave -flowers and a nice piece of slate -no words - just personal to someone? Dad meanwhile sat reading the paper in the car and watching the comings and goings at the pub.Chris Pearson27/03/2017
Parked at the top of the lane and floundered through mud to the summit.Nick Down120/03/2017
Same route as catman, a pleasant little circular walkbardolph12/02/2017
14.35 Walk up tarmac track from south then marked ROW left, west through small bit of woodland and into field to top.vegibagger30/12/2016
Bromley Cross - Peel Tower - Entwistle walk with Hilary, Ken et al. Weather okay at this point, the 'going - good to soft'.JOHNS20/08/2016
Revisit for photos while in the area to bag a couple of trig points.Dugswell216/03/2016
Walked up more easterly footpath opposite Red Lion to Lower House then through wood.Back via westerly track.Pleasant enough spot.With Oscar.catman03/03/2016
With Catman.oscarrosie03/03/2016
From road to S, up track then footpath through woods to open pasture summit.RobertP25/10/2015
From sse, parked opposite pub. My final Blackburn tump. Blonde lady came out of house calling, Come on cheeky! Thought my luck was in but she was talking to a horse. ..RHW18/10/2015
Parked on road near pub. Up track and then left though trees. Top to the right in pasture.PeterD10/10/2015
From Hawkshaw up track through the wood then along the field edge to the top. No problems and excellent views to Winter Hill. Continued round to Walves Reservoir and Affetside to make a nice short circuit.Jake99405/06/2015
Parked 100m from topGordonAdshead11/10/2014
Bagged after Harden Moor Trig and Peel Monument by David's route and got rather wet during a sudden heavy shower. I will have to return for better photos.Dugswell207/07/2014
Layby mentioned by previous logger was full of anglers so parked just past pub (Red Lion) to E. Upright stone seen on skyline in upper pasture not at top, that's further out on pasture.Aye Jimmy14/06/2014
Small lay-by on A676 at SD 75047 14954. Walked east along road to public footpath (tarmac lane). Keep left when lane splits than turn left onto public footpath. After going through trees leave footpath & head north for summit.David Gradwell21/10/2010
AdyGray28/06/2019
PM02/03/2019
mcbiydw203/02/2019
jimbloomer08/01/2019
Pat196728/09/2018
carole engel15/08/2018
mart079730/01/2018
andrew brown06/09/2017
James Burrows10/07/2017
GaryJones14/03/2017
ngthack07/08/2014
Alan Caine18/05/2014
Craig6719/01/2014
Tammy7219/01/2014
George Gradwell18/03/2011
Edwin Gradwell25/01/2000
Martin R31/12/1999