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Name:Ferny Hill
Hill number:16661
Height:286m / 938ft
Parent (Ma):2812  Shining Tor
RHB Section:36: Lancashire, Cheshire & the Southern Pennines
County/UA:Staffordshire (CoU)
Catchment:Trent
Class:Tump (200-299m)
(Tu,2)
Grid ref:SK 00191 52866
Summit feature:no feature: rough grass
Drop:47m
Col:239m  SK015535  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 119
(1:25k) OL24W
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 22 users)ByDate of Ascent
On RoW from Basford bridge. Off to N.Moorponder11/03/2019
Parked at SK 00530 53007. Followed ROW SW until near summit then across BWF/brick wall. Friesians gave no trouble. With Tol and Felix. 36m ascentRoguePulsar31/08/2018
5th tump 6 on a route from Middle Mayfield to Leek via the Weaver Hills, Cauldon Lowe, Hemmings Low (a new tump I found en-route) and Ipstones Edge also detouring to explore the very attractive Sharpcliffe Rocks for scrambling practice before crossing the Coombes & Churnet Valley nature reserve. Fp access into pasture field then over Bwf into rough tussocky vegetation with immature trees widely spaced. Spent about 5 minutes wandering around before re-tracing route and then onwards to Revedge Hill....Dazingdale17/02/2018
As per stg nest.arranc21/08/2017
From bend on road and across two fields. Old watertank in field not the rop. Over b/w into tussocky rough grass. Indistinct and uninspiring.stig_nest17/04/2017
Five Tump walk around Leek taking in Longsdon Hill, Hillswood Hill, Kniveden Hill, Revedge Hill and Ferny Hill. Summit among scattered trees over fence from footpath.davidpettit8404/03/2017
With Cabesimon and co04/12/2016
Parked at second fp which was rather overgrown. Over complex gate arrangement and up field before crossing bwf into overgrown heathery summit.Campbell Singer03/11/2016
Parked at RSPB carpark. Combined Revedge Hill and Ferny Hill. Ferny Hill: Walk SW downhill on road then enter field at SK005530. Head SW until fence, then almost due westerly and hop over fence into wooded area. Solo.David Evans16/10/2016
Parked at sharp bend to NE. Summit is rough ground in open trees.Aye Jimmy15/03/2016
Summit is in rough open woodland next to cow pasture. The nearby Coombe Valley nature reserve in summer is a carpet of wild flowers in an oak woodland and a good spot for viewing birds and butterflies galore including the oddly named green hairstreak; the only green coloured butterfly that can be found in the UK.Chris Pearson26/07/2015
Verge parking to northeast at SK 00328 53076. Took public footpath SE (vague/overgrown initially) then W (ish) to stile. Climb fence to right here. (Not shown on maps.) Highest point in rough area planted with trees. No summit feature just rough grass at SK 00192 52865. Returned by following fence back down to footpath.David Gradwell28/03/2015
287M, 2M, tussocks. from N, parking by gateRHW18/03/2012
carole engel28/01/2018
andrew brown27/02/2017
George Gradwell28/03/2015
Edwin Gradwell28/03/2015
Alan Caine09/03/2015
ngthack26/11/2014
Mark Sims18/09/2014
GordonAdshead02/07/2014
PeteF25/01/2014