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Name:Simonside
Hill number:15944
Height:430m / 1411ft
Parent (Ma):2315  Tosson Hill
RHB Section:33: The Scottish Border to the River Tyne
County/UA:Northumberland (CoU)
Catchment:Coquet, Catchment Boundaries
Class:Tump (400-499m)
(Tu,4)
Grid ref:NZ 02405 98710
Summit feature:large cairn
Drop:62m
Col:368m  NZ020987  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 81
(1:25k) OL42E
Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 92 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From car park to East up paved path and past successive cairns. On to Tosson Hill and Darden Rigg. Back same way.PeterD27/11/2018
With GeraldRob Pen y Garn01/10/2018
As per entry for Tosson Hillraffemeister15/09/2018
While climbing at the crag.victimofmathema25/08/2018
From car park below beacon summit. On way to Tosson Hillnickywood103/08/2018
Simonside Hills ridge and on to Tosson Hillnix_snilloc08/07/2018
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
En route to Tosson Hill, but this is a much nicer hill.IanHHill31/10/2017
Third in a series of mounts each successively highershamian30/08/2016
First climbed in the 1950's before the forest was planted. Maybe I'm getting old.Northender19/08/2016
With Jo, from Lordenshaw cp: fp over The Beacon onto Simonside and Tosson Hill, returning through Joe's Wood and along road. Weather; generally cloudy, warm, good visibility.amblerbob16/05/2016
Climbed many times with friends and familyJassiewas02/05/2016
Started on Simonside parking and than climbed up by shortest way. Nice walk with little challenge with final climb up on the rock stairs.Almaver15/04/2016
From forest car park. To the forest tracks then steeply up to Ravens Heugh and Tosson Hill. Back along the ridge over Simonside.davidpettit8406/02/2016
With Tosson HillGill05/02/2016
after tosson hill. nice hill.robertphillips17/01/2015
Did this one en route to Tosson Hill q.v.martin_hall04/01/2015
From Lordenshaw car park via Simonside Forest. Return via Old Stell Crag, Dove Crag and The Beaconafoster15/05/2014
See entry for Tosson Hill.thenomad26/02/2014
Public Footpath from Great Tosson up to Tosson Hill passes within 300m of the summit of this one so it is only a short detour.moorsman23/08/2013
With Tosson Hill in wind, rain and mist. What do you expect at the end of June? Top is ancient burial mound with cairn on top which is handy as there are some slippery rocks that are slightly tricky that look close to the same height.clivevilla28/06/2013
From Lordenshaw CP then on to Tosson HillCrib Goch02/05/2013
Climbed a long time ago, c1988, and again w Jenx on a cold day last spring, en route to Tosson hillnordicstar24/03/2013
Company: The good wife Louise Desbottes and Jake the Black Lab. Good stroll along ridge.iandesbottes16/03/2011
On way back from circular walk over the moors by Coquet cairn and Selby's Cove. Wet and muddy although the path up here is being improved.Walker Dan06/01/2008
RHW15/05/2005
From Simonside Forest carpark NZ 03700 99660. Included with Tosson Hill.David Gradwell01/07/2004
Many times bagged.Jhimmy23/11/2003
Tosson Hill and Simonside from the waymarked path.Eddie07/12/2002
Several orienteering events on the hill but this was the first of several walked ascents.JohnW08/03/1999
Along with some climbing on the crags.Aye Jimmy27/08/1984
After climbing on the crag. Repeated several times since.John Lee15/05/1980
Ben Rinnes23/03/2019
poppiesrara14/10/2018
rb006708/08/2018
Markbrim09/12/2017
flakeyw07/07/2017
jimbloomer31/05/2017
Clach Liath20/05/2017
carole engel27/03/2017
Dave Geere20/03/2017
leeapsimpson15/01/2017
Thorny01/11/2016
davefh14/09/2016
m0untain_n0mad12/09/2016
N.Morters06/09/2016
andy elliott30/07/2016
smamum02/11/2015
Isbjorn12/10/2015
Dusty04/10/2015