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Name:Walton Head Whin
Hill number:16471
Height:160m / 525ft
Parent (Ma):2781  Great Whernside
RHB Section:35B: The Central Pennines
County/UA:North Yorkshire (CoU)
Catchment:Ouse (York), Catchment Boundaries, Wharfe
Class:Tump (100-199m)
Grid ref:SE 30907 50121
Summit feature:no feature: ground 75m NE of trig point
Col:106m  SE299500  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 104
(1:25k) 289N 297
Observations:flush bracket is 60cm lower than summit
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 27 users)ByDate of Ascent
Parked to the NE in lay-by on John Metcalf Way SE313506. Entered wood at 310504 and remained unobserved until near summit.David Evans25/11/2019
as for jimbloomerarranc12/03/2019
Walton Head Whin from GR: SE 30332 50332ronaldo33305/04/2018
Walked up from Burn Bridge. 55min round trip. Footpath crosses A61 where there is very limited visibility on uphill route - not recommended unless you can run fast. Downhill is fine.IanHHill01/01/2018
Solo. Parked on bend in road uphill, around the corner from Walton Head House. Footpath goes around house. Uphill along wall edge in second field and over barbed wire fence to flat summit area - sheep fields.Dangerous Dave25/11/2017
From Snape Pass summit. Good view of Almscliff Crag.Wycombe Wanderer07/09/2017
Lot of kites flying. Of the bird variety.ngthack04/09/2017
Parked on the verge near the start of footpth from the SW then up to Snape trig and Tump summit in sheep pasture.Dugswell216/12/2016
Car bagging with Dugswell.Smudge16/12/2016
From SWjimbloomer08/10/2016
Bumped into farmer on quad bike. Friendly n seemed to think we are fruitcakes.Adrian24/04/2016
From footpath closest to A61/A658 roundabout. Follow path through first field then left up to metal gate which gives access to summit field and trigBramley15/04/2016
Went along footpath from Walton Head House,then up to small gate by northerly mast.Reasonable views.catman08/01/2015
As part of a convoluted walk between Weeton and Pannal stations bagging Almsciff Crag, Heathwaite hil and Walton Head Whin.Martin R19/12/2014
Limited parking available on the verge to the south just east of the start of the path. Pass through a couple of fields then follow the hedgeline towards the top. Summit is set back to the east beyond the trig and the mast.moorsman17/05/2014
Horizontal walk from lane to S. Recheck, been before to TP, not sure whether it was at summit; slightly higher about 60m beyond.Aye Jimmy08/04/2014
Visited on run.stever11/03/2012
Harewood Bridge to Wetherby via Kirby Overblow-Snape trig (Walton Head Whin)-SpofforthMac.Hawk09/01/2006
11.24am slightly overcast sunny, field of cows and sheepvegibagger09/11/1999
Clach Liath22/03/2020
andrew brown13/10/2016
Alan Caine15/09/2015
carole engel28/11/2010