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Name:Rombalds Moor [Ilkley Moor]
Hill number:2804
Height:402m / 1319ft
RHB Section:35B: The Central Pennines
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Yorkshire Dales - Southern Fells
County/UA:Bradford
Catchment:Aire, Catchment Boundaries, Wharfe
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (400-499m), Clem
(Ma,Hu,Tu,4,Cm)
Grid ref:SE 11468 45226
Summit feature:trig point
Drop:244m
Col:158m  SE024535  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 104
(1:25k) 297
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 511 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From Burley Woodhead Carr Beck, dropped off no parking. Along welcome Way to Burley Moor. Passed Twelve Apostles, Lanshaw Lad, along flagstone path to Ronald's Moor Trig. Stanza Stone, Buck Stones and Overgate Croft Farm Trig. Down past Swastika Stone, Millennium Way and in to Ilkley. 14km in sun with scudding clouds.Lynnebe28/03/2024
Pennine Trail Day 10: Rombalds Moor on the section from Bingley to Ilkley following the Stanza Stones Trail, visiting Dew, Puddle, and Beck. With Annette, Eric, Geoff, and Steve. 24km with 500m ascent, taking us 7 hours. A quiet day weatherwise, although still wet and in places muddy underfoot.silverwolf_alan04/01/2024
A revisit around Ilkley Moor from the Darwin car park. Up along Dick Hudsons via White Wells to Lanshaw Lad and the 12 Apostles, then along the flagstone path past the trig to Whetstone Gate and back down the rubble road. 8 km with 280m of ascent taking 2 hours today.silverwolf_alan29/12/2023
From Menston via Burley Moor.paulcook280925/12/2023
From Cow & Calf car park. Followed main track/flagstones up to Lanshaw Lad and continued on flagstones to trig. Good views westward of the setting sun. Returned the same way before the long drive home. Solorichard6915/12/2023
Same route as Silverwolf Alan except just over an hour longer. With Shazzanotts.KevPalmer25/10/2023
A circular walk around Ilkley Moor from the Darwin Garden car park. Up along Dick Hudsons via White Wells and the 12 Apostles, then along the flagstone path past the trig to Whetstone Gate and back down the rubble road. 10km with 340m ascent in 2h 20m today.silverwolf_alan14/10/2023
From Cow and Calf, up to Rombalds Moor then past Twelve Apostles and over to Burley Moor Better paths than I remember from when I was younger Excellent views, a bit claggy but a warm dry windmatty1971b01/10/2023
From the Cow and Calf.Peterb04/09/2023
Rombalds Moor from GR: SE 13217 46710ronaldo33316/05/2023
Revisit with Annette, Chris, Christine, Eric, Geoff, and Steve on Day 9 of our C2C, then on to Round Hill. Altogether the day was 23km long, with 720m ascent taking us 7.5 hours.silverwolf_alan11/05/2023
Climbed as part of the Rombalds Stride event , starting and finishing at Guisely , no access problems well marked path .Lykewake4204/02/2023
From Menston.paulcook280925/12/2022
Revisit with Jayne. Usual circular route from the Darwin car park, going up by Backstone Beck, then along Dick Hudsons track to Lanshaw Lad and the summit, back down Keighley Road and White Wells. 9km with 300m ascent in two and a half hours.silverwolf_alan20/12/2022
A revisit around Ilkley Moor from the Darwin car park. Up along Dick Hudsons via White Wells to Lanshaw Lad, then along the flagstone path past the trig to Whetstone Gate and back down the rubble road. 8 km with 280m of ascent taking 2 hours.silverwolf_alan11/12/2022
From car park by Radio mast.Ramblingpaul04/12/2022
Cow & Calf carpark to Twelve Apostles then Rombalds Moor & return by lower path. Fine sunny & warm with fine views.Vin07/07/2022
A divert from the Ebor Way.PhilipChaston15/05/2022
Micro navigation training hike around Ilkley Moor with the Central Yorkshire Scouts Hillwalking Team, from the Cow + Calf, visiting Rombalds Moor. 12km with 300m ascent in 6h 30m.silverwolf_alan30/04/2022
A circular walk around Rombalds Moor from the Darwin car park at Ilkley. 9km with 300m ascent in 2 hours.silverwolf_alan16/03/2022
From Cow and Calf past Twelve ApostlesFlatfield22/01/2022
A circular walk around Ilkley Moor from the Darwin car park. Up along Dick Hudsons via White Wells and the 12 Apostles, then along the flagstone path past the trig to Whetstone Gate and back down the rubble road. 9.5km with 300m ascent in just over 2 hours. (S)silveracorn_alan17/12/2021
From near Cow & Calf hotel, wended up various small paths until into the main Dales Way paved section and across to the summit. Rather soggy when straying off the decent pathsRockdoctor14/11/2021
A circular from Darwin GardensMountainTerrier09/10/2021
Reminiscing across Ilkley Moor with LynneValerie19/09/2021
Part of long run with friends from Ilkley over to Dick Hudsons and back. Taking in Swastika Stone, Keighley Gate, 12 Apostles, Cow n Calf and Ilkley Tarn.cackleberry14/08/2021
MC JC O LM RR SR H T Nice 5km circuit from Whetstone Gate to overlook Ilkley. Misty but warm.Martin6610/07/2021
From car park by radio mast at end of road.Winterfloodian16/06/2021
ELMAdonmeister07/06/2021
From the Cow and Calfrfoster12/04/2021
From the top of Ilkley Road and onto Burley Moor via the 12 apostles. Apparently they're the most badly damaged prehistoric site. Very good paths between, although Burley Moor is easily missed. It is within view of the shed and is to the right of occupation road on the descent. Could easily be done in half an hour.Nicky C05/04/2021
First post-lockdown hill. From Cow & Calf w Sim & DaveS and kids. Overcast at first, windchill, sunny later. Rounsfell02/04/2021
A circuit of Rombald’s Moor with Annette and Steve. A misty and very murky walk. 18.4km with 440m ascent in 5 hours.silveracorn_alan10/12/2020
with sue in the rain HardenC29/10/2020
Went Baht 'at, took face mask though. Good job ... very windy.summitter25/09/2020
Rombalds Moor and Burley Moor from Cow and Calf.rhalstead17/09/2020
A second circuit of Rombald's Moor with another Explorer Bubble, again visiting Great Skirtful of Stones and the two trigs.silveracorn_alan06/09/2020
A circuit of Rombald's Moor, visiting the HP in Leeds (Skirtful of Stones) and the trigs at 402 and 384. First of two day hikes with the Explorers. Our first activity together in six months after lockdown. Really good to be doing some real scouting again. 19km, 450m ascent in 6 hours.silveracorn_alan05/09/2020
From Whetstone Gate, onto Burley Moor.CJM21/07/2020
300th logged top with Em from C&Choltsd19/06/2020
Thoroughly enjoyable run: howling wind, driving rain, visibility down to about 5m on Ilkley Moor, chased by horses, chafed nipples. Feeling alive!ewangibb8711/06/2020
A circular walk of Rombald's Moor from then Cow and Calf. With Jayne and Josh. 11km in 4 hours.silveracorn_alan29/05/2020
From Darwin Gardens, up Dales High Way and then west from boundary stone at Lanshaw Lad. Beautiful May morning.peter4lc28/05/2020
Along with burley moor on 5 mile walk from cow and calf car park with my dad. Marilyn no. 41The-Z-Man07/03/2020
Parked at Whetstone Gate for Rombald's Moor and Burley Moor SE101453.David Evans25/11/2019
From the Cow and Calf - not the best route, very muddy until further up.NormanW23/11/2019
Intended to drive up from Keighley but satnav took me to Ilkely from where my low on the ground 2WD would go no higher than 275m. Continued on foot to top of road then east along flat stone path. Back to car by rougher but more direct route.Topographer5722/10/2019
Fine afternoon to bag this iconic Yorkshire hilltop after a very damp start to the day.Alex C11/10/2019
From car park at cow and calfMrChris198016/09/2019
On a long circular from Menston MoorBizBoff27/08/2019