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Name:Cleggswood Hill
Hill number:16747
Height:207m / 679ft
Parent (Ma):2810  Black Hill
RHB Section:36: Lancashire, Cheshire & the Southern Pennines
County/UA:Rochdale (UA)
Catchment:Mersey
Class:Tump (200-299m)
(Tu,2)
Grid ref:SD 94035 15853
Summit feature:no feature: ground by wall c30m NE of tree
Drop:39m
Col:168m  SD939151  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 109
(1:25k) OL21S
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 23 users)ByDate of Ascent
Summit seemed into the field rather than by the wall.Adrian27/04/2019
Parking at the northern end of the public car park (£2). From here a stoned track leads along the base of the hill following the western side of the river. Follow this and find a suitable point to head uphill, crossing the easy BWF to the summit. No river or stepping stones to crossmoorsman07/03/2019
Parking to the south at the visitor centre for Cleggswood Hill and Hollingworth Hill.David Evans18/02/2019
Highlight of the day, last of four hills in winter conditions- Heights Barn Hill, Dick Hill, Hollingworth Hill and Cleggswood Hill. Mart spotted a herd of five roe deer in the snow. Superb despite ripping my down jacket climbing a bwf!!!John Eley03/02/2019
Followed in Carole Engelís footsteps.Campbell Singer02/09/2018
Round of 4 tumps near Hollingworth Lake- didn't know it was so popularMark Sims16/08/2018
Easier than expected via stepping stones - thanks Carole.Bramley07/08/2018
stepping stones at SD 94351 15772carole engel16/11/2017
Parked for free on the road at SD 93595 15580 then used gates and over a couple of fences to gain summit of Cleggswood Hill. Then on towards Hollingworth Hill using gates from the bridleway to the south. Then onward to Heights Barn Hill via footpaths then onto Dick Hill via bridge over motorway. A great 4 Tump walk in a very popular area.Dugswell204/02/2017
1st of 5 hills today on a route from Littleborough station to Milnrow (stopping at an Airbnb host). Took towpath to the next lock then over wall, profiling round Alpaca enclosure, climbing fence at top and then another to reach large field and summit appears to be beside fence a few metres Sw from Northern corner. Descent South to reach double fence and then sliver of woodland before reaching footpath (Rochdale way) close to a picnic site beside a pond.Dazingdale03/12/2016
2nd attempt, this time successful from Hollingworth Lake. did this after doing Blake Moor & Snoddle Hill earlier todayjoseph mitchell09/06/2015
Hollingworth Hill-Dick Hill-Moy Hill-Heights Barn Hill-Cleggswood HillRobertP08/03/2015
From visitor centre. Round of Hollingworth Hill, Heights Barn Hill & Dick Hill.ngthack04/01/2015
Drove to far end of visitor centr car park. Nipped up wood and 2x easy BW fencesGordonAdshead20/12/2014
Parked roadside N of lake, walked ESE then NNE past visitor centre. Summit then back via Hollingworth HillRHW02/11/2014
Carpark (modest fees) at NE of Hollingsworth Lake, busy Bank Holiday! Up through wood above c/p, over barbed fences, farm(?) to S. Summit by wall about 30m N of tree. BEST WAY to avoid fences, go NE out of c/p along track for 0.8km to end of wood, cross beck by stepping stones (as mentioned by Jake994) at gate 200m before house, follow wall up hill. Through gate at top and along wall.Aye Jimmy03/05/2014
Direct from the stepping stones to the east. Didn't have any problems apart from crossing a fence. Being snug in the corner of the hills, it's a fantastic viewpoint.Jake99411/06/2009
PM07/12/2019
Anton15/10/2017
GaryJones22/08/2017
andrew brown29/06/2017
Alan Caine17/04/2015
Martin R31/12/1999