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Name:Saxby Wold
Hill number:5523
Height:102m / 335ft
Parent (Ma):2836  Normanby Top [The Wolds]
RHB Section:37: The River Tees to The Wash
County/UA:North Lincolnshire (UA)
Catchment:Minor Rivers only (South)
Class:Tump (100-199m), Current County/UA Top, Clem
Grid ref:SE 99831 17229
Summit feature:no feature: on track near reservoir and mini wind turbine
Col:27m  TA082108  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 112
(1:25k) 281N
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  • North Lincolnshire current county/UA top

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 88 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Visited on my own while on a hill bagging trip to Lincolnshire and surrounding areas.magirob10/09/2019
Space to park at end of reservoir track where it meets the main road. Quick there and back.Wheelsy12/08/2019
As jonglew. On own. Drove up track to hp at covered reservoir. Easy.Beeliner11/08/2019
Ten minute round trip from the minor road, closest I got was a few yards further up the track past the entrance of the compound at grid ref 99831 17218.WAYNE ROWLETT01/03/2019
3 of 5 on 59.5 mile bike ride including Sheffield’s hill, walks end hill, saxby wold, patchetts cliff and ash holt. Had lunch at reservoir gatesThe-Z-Man05/01/2019
Drove up to the covered resr compound. Easy bag.jonglew26/09/2018
A few minutes' stroll along the track to its highest point slightly beyond the covered reservoir with its wind turbine.Nick Down104/09/2018
TD, C & HThis Dog04/08/2017
Short walk along track no quads about.mart079710/02/2017
4th top of the day on an outing with Lesley and my mum from Nottingham. I visited Patchett's Cliff, Ash Holt and Sheffield's Hill before stopping for coffee and the Hope and Anchor in South Ferriby (looking across to Read's Island) after which we parked up on Saxby all Saints and then incorporated a visit to this top on a pleasant circular walk. I also walked into cereal crop to check if there wasn't a higher point and there didn't seem to be. I walked all the way around the fenced off reservoir too. North Lincs now completed! After returning to the car we set off for Wold Newton....Dazingdale14/01/2017
Short walk up track to reservoirPeterD20/06/2016
Parked next to track. Farmer on quad raced along road to inform me that there was no ROW and that he was expressly giving me permission to walk along the track. Whilst he was quite formal he was entirely polite as was I. Having given me permission he rode off into the distance to deal with his potato crop. Two minutes along the track and back.Campbell Singer21/04/2016
Parked on grass verge to west adjacent to gate.David Gradwell14/02/2016
3/12 Long but pleasant day Third of twelve (Wold Newton/Normandby Top/Saxby Wold/South Field/Great Wold/Wooley Edge/West Nab/Idle Hill/Cown Edge/Robin Hoods Picking Rods/Mellor Moor/Eccles Pike)Fergalh23/01/2016
There is just enough room for a vehicle where the gravel road meets the minor road. A short solo walk of 10 minutes to the turbine and reservoir.bolton24/07/2015
As for jacqdaw.arranc04/06/2015
Solo. (Top no.327 out of the 332 Notable Hill Tops of England and Wales by Michael Dewey).Dangerous Dave17/05/2015
Friendly farmer drove up the track to remind me that it was not a public footpath, but seemed quite happy.GordonAdshead16/12/2014
wander up the track to the site of destroyed trig and round the new reservoir site, leisurely drive en route for Horncastle.vegibagger06/09/2014
Parked at end of track and had a quick walk to the reservoir.bolieve30/08/2014
Parked near start of track. Easy walk to give good views.Jacqdaw16/08/2014
After ticking off a few on the N side of the Humber came over The Bridge (only £1.50) for a few more. Parked carefully at start of track leading past reservoir (tractors in East Yorks are enormous!). Short walk to/around Anglian Water's tank, highest accessible point seems to be next to track.Aye Jimmy14/08/2014
Back to bagging after a day grabbing. All county tops should be like this. Easy walk, surprising views.Newton Maximus01/06/2014
A nice view from up there. An easy walk from the road.robmurray13/03/2014
With David in the kit car - quick walk around the reservoir and onto the next one...Richard02/02/2014
driveby on the way back from hexhammr bounce07/08/2013
A very easy 10 minute return amble from the road (parking on the verge). The lethargic ones can actually drive to it down the reservoir access road. Solid surface and a turning place. Sadly, one's mind convinces you that there are several higher places just to the north!moorsman23/12/2012
Parked in Saxby village and followed footpath from church and then by road. Met a water board van at the top.Overthehilljill16/06/2011
Walked up the track from the minor road to the west passing over the high point just beyond the reservoir, continued on as far as the woods just to be sure.yorkie15/06/2011
Windy day, big view of the flat lands and Humber from the top. Again easy walk up from road - you can park where the track meets the road.simon and co23/05/2011
Easy bag from the west to point just passed reservoir on mild grey afternoon.Dugswell209/10/2010
its more or less impossible to get inside the resorvoir so walked all arund instead.DARRENG07/07/2010
From the track.destaylor21/09/2009
Easy 2 minute walk.The Team25/05/2009
Loved the little road up from Saxby All Saints. Parked on the road end of the track (tucked out of the way) for the short walk to the top.kaapiovuohi31/08/2008
Very simple, even drove up to the reservoir but the track is VERY BUMPY so don't!!!Nick17/04/2008
Highest point seemed to be on track beyond reservoir.alwaysinshorts22/03/2008
walked round reservoir, very windyjohnfwoolley13/01/2008
A nice evening so took advantage, detoured from the M180. Walked along the unfenced track to the natural high point that is also on the track. The waterboard property has a higher point but it?s a man made reservoir, no access there.Glenelg18/10/2007
reservoirshirley pbgv04/04/2007
Reservoir securely enclosed but easy to walk around. Highest point on track seem beyond the reservoir.signyred13/08/2006
Indeterminate track on track near reservoir and mini wind turbine. Parking tricky but fortunately nearby road is exceptionally quiet. Good views from escarpment edge but none from top.wheresthepath04/12/2005
fairly dull summit (resr) & view - could park adjacent. from road @ 996171 RHW02/02/2002
Alan Caine19/07/2019
Ben Rinnes08/04/2019
Nomad Perkins01/11/2018