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Name:Bull Hill
Hill number:2821
Height:418m / 1371ft
Parent (Ma):2819  Winter Hill
RHB Section:36: Lancashire, Cheshire & the Southern Pennines
County/UA:Lancashire (CoU)
Class:Hump, Tump (400-499m), Submarilyn
Grid ref:SD 76670 18720
Summit feature:ground within 2m of trig point
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 151 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From Rifle range and Peel Tower. With Steve.John Eley03/03/2019
From bend in road to East.BLACKHILL02/02/2019
Nice walk from layby at bend on B road. Path almost direct up all the way via flag poles. Best to go via woods at the bottom. Very pretty there by the stream.jenx08/01/2019
With Jenx and Bryher from B road lay by to Eastnordicstar08/01/2019
windy but good viewsmags8712/11/2018
On own. Pleasant autumn afternoon. From small parking area after cattle grid at end of Crowthorn Lane. Up to Scholes Heights + Bull Hill UA summit then over to Bull Hill trig point as no red flags on Holcombe Moor MOD firing range.Beeliner19/10/2018
Parked in layby on bend to East at SD 78120 18632 - NE along footpath for 200m & then up RoW to Pilgrims Cross Memorial Stone at 772182 - Well-used ATV track up SE ridge to summit. (S)gerrybowes07/09/2018
With Scholes Height from the B6235.Chris Peart03/08/2018
From RamsbottomTyldesley Paul22/07/2018
Circular from Holcombe Brook out via Beetle Hill back past Pilgrims Cross to Peel TowerNeilb28/05/2018
Cancelled trains, bus driver missing a turn and Red flags conspired to make this nice little jaunt later in the day and I missed the first half of Burnley v Leicester. The hill was pretty good for a short one, though.IanHHill14/04/2018
From Layby on B6214 bend to East. Good climb up to Bull Hill, no flags on a bank holiday. Continued on to Scholes Heights via the 4x4 bog feature.rhalstead02/04/2018
From end of the road by Crowthorn Resr. Took a direct route over frozen peat hags.jonglew25/02/2018
Parked on B6214 (Near PH) - Harcles Hill - Holcombe Moor (Pilgrims Cross monument 1902) - Bull Hill - Holcombe moor - Peel Tower - B6214.briandavies25/12/2017
4th tump of 6 today & 5th log, having climbed Turton Heights, Rushy Hill and Rushton's Height, then traverse across access land to then climb to Scholes Height boundary continuing SE to reach footpath (although I didnt really notice a path as such). No Red flags flying! Climbed direct up to Trig pillar and then walked around a bit before continuing SW over Black Mosss heading for Top of Quarlton....Dazingdale26/11/2017
Scholes Height & Bull Hill, solo in 1hr 10mins from cattle grid at the top of Crowthorn Lane.ADT15/10/2017
Ascended from near Edgworth via Crowthorn End to Scholes Height, then along Rossendale/Bury boundary to Bull Hill, then continuing along boundary via Stubbins, Edenfield and Nangreaves to Walmersley Golf Club, then to Burrs Country Park.lecube02/09/2017
With RosieLongwojo26/08/2017
Bonus HuMP from the nearby county top. No one about.Newton Maximus14/06/2017
when I ran away for a breatherSimba01/06/2017
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
Up lane from Crowthorn in W to fork and parking spot. Boggy plod across moor with showers but little ascent. No flags flying. Trig 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