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Name:Bull Hill
Hill number:2821
Height:418m / 1371ft
Parent (Ma):2819  Winter Hill
Section:36: Lancashire, Cheshire & the Southern Pennines
County/UA:Lancashire (CoU)
Class:Hump, Tump (400-499m), Submarilyn
(Hu,Tu,4,sMa)
Grid ref:SD 76670 18720
Summit feature:ground within 2m of trig point
Drop:144m
Col:274m  SD705190  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 109
(1:25k) 287
Observations:ground is very flat for about 50m around trig point
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 122 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Bonus HuMP from the nearby county top. No one about.Newton Maximus14/06/2017
From Clough Head on the way to JumblesNorthender03/02/2017
Lovely clear cold day . From east . Layby south of wood then path just north of wood onto open moor.Mark Sims29/11/2016
Ample parking beyond the cattle grid at the end of the lane east from Crowthorn Village (alt 1164ft). A good track leads up to the open moorland then, often soggily, across to a footpath notice in the middle of nowhere! If you can reach this a path leads from here to the top. 2.35 miles return (including Scholes Heights), 70 minutes, 291 ft ascent.moorsman21/10/2016
With Jo, circular walk from Crowthorn: road, b/w, moorland to Scholes Height, then moorland to Bull Hill, onto Peel Tower (excellent views from top), returning along b/w past Lark Hill. Weather; sunny, warm, good visibility.amblerbob29/08/2016
Last top on Bromley Cross- Peel Tower - Entwistle walk. Weather now truly foul, and walking off the top across the bog difficult with only a boundary post to use as a guide.JOHNS20/08/2016
5/9 Fifth of Day County Tops and others (Howden Edge/Horse Stone Naze/Cartridge Hill/Scholes Height/Bull Hill/Cowpe Low/Hail Storm Hill/Hail Storm Hill (Boundary)/Cribden Hill)Fergalh14/05/2016
With K. Fourth and final ascent of the day from layby on B6235. You're better off walking up through wood than on footpath. No danger area flags flying - summit found in mist by following vehicle track linking flagpoles together.Ashley01/05/2016
From layby on B6214 at Buckden Wood. Walked up through wood then path beside wall onto moor then tracks from flag to flag. Trig near third flag.mart079713/03/2016
Up and down from Stubbins Wood lay by. Access to trig but flags flying to the W and pop-popping in the distance. Reckon highest point by eye is SE and 10m fro trig, if anybody with a Big-Little machine would like to to wander around.Eddie04/01/2015
Yomping from Holcombe car park, dry but windyJames Burrows02/01/2015
From the Shoulder of Mutton, a circular walk including Harcles Hill and Peel Tower.Lazylizzie31/10/2014
With Cabesimon and co05/10/2014
Up from lay-by near Buckden Wood via Chatterton Close on hot sunny day.Then on to Scholes Height via Wet Moss which was actually quite dry!Would be good views but haze in distance.With Oscar.catman24/07/2014
With Catman.oscarrosie24/07/2014
Followed route in Paul Hannon's West Pennine Moors walk 19 car park SD 781 162 to Peel Tower then towards Harcles hill west to edge of firing range then North and north west to Bull hill then east then south to start. Not great but ok (no access if red flags flying).Walkingthedog12/03/2014
A very boggy walk past the burnt out car!bardolph11/03/2014
A wet and miserable day !!Condoverman17/02/2014
Went alone. Walk from lay by through Buckden Wood straight up the hill. About 1 hour there and backcitysyd27/01/2014
From Bridleway heading N out of Holcombe Brook, back via Peel Tower.IainPeeks25/08/2013
Parked on Helmshore Road; up through Buckden Wood, turned left then right to follow wall to gain height. picked up track following flag poles. Trig to south of 3rd flag pole: with Nathaniel (7/50)Dave24/07/2013
Parked in Helmshore. Straightforward walk up.Sprog06/05/2013
An obvious summit.JohnStoneham07/04/2012
Short detour off the LDWA Two Crosses Circuitalistairpooler25/03/2012
Walked up from the road near Chatterton Close. glorious day for it and not a soul around. Nice easy clear path to the summit that's not shown on the map.hillhiker23/03/2012
Drove up lane from Crowthorn in W to fork and obvious parking spot. A boggy plod across moor with showers but little ascent. No flags flying. Trig on top about 100m from flagpole.Aye Jimmy28/08/2011
From Ramsbottom. adrianturner01/05/2011
Parked at lay by just S and round the corner past the bridleway. Followed the bridleway to the top edge of the fields. Followed a path going from warning post to warning post.chrisbien02/03/2011
From 7543 1821. Take wellies if wet.destaylor11/11/2010
Climbed regularly since I came to Ramsbottom whilst running.perry0115031/10/2010
I parked on the road to the East and then walked west through the copse and over the dangerous stile. No red flags today so safe to visit trig point. Onwards to Scholes Height which is a 1100 m slog.Father Ted24/05/2010
2 crosses walkJim B21/03/2010
Entwistle - Bull Hill - Scholes Height - Hog Lowe Pike - Grey Stones Hill - Entwistle. Fairly straightforward climb. The ground to the west and north is very wet.Jake99429/03/2009
obvious route from top of crowthorn rd. 30min.danpquinn22/09/2008
Hiked as part of a 50 mile south pennine challenge. Miserable weather, hike lasted 17 hours at pacewee mac17/05/2008
On way to Bury county top on Scholes Height - a slow trudge across boggy, tussocky grass. Entails a brief low-profile dash into a military danger zone to reach trig.wheresthepath28/04/2007
Started from the National Trust woodland on the B6124. Then used the footpaths to get onto Holcombe Moor. No sign of any army activity in area.garyhoney27/12/2001
From top of road at Crowthorn Farm. No red flags flying today. 1m trudge over wet swamp. Found a balloon, but competition had closed when I phoned in.arranc24/09/2000
up here loads of times when i lived in burygigglejon31/12/1999
Firing range, access OK when no red flag, no problem midday Weds, pleasant ascent, undistinguished view incl Winter Hill. FP from layby on B6214 @ 781187 RHW27/10/1999
solo up snowy tussocks -short 1 hour walk on way to Mum's 60th doChris Pearson16/01/1998
On exercise with Rossindale Search and Rescue a number of times.Dugswell226/06/1995
Date of 1st ascent uncertain. Several ascents since. dbb01/01/1990
foggy all day did this as part of Spanner's roundjoseph mitchell03/12/1989
cachristiso115/05/2017
Tony S12/09/2016
Louise17/07/2016
ajwxyzt17/07/2016
Bug01/05/2016
BaggerGutt30/03/2016