Name:Fordoles Head
Hill number:5498
Height:141.8m / 465ft
Parent (Ma):2807  Kinder Scout
SMC/RHB Section:37: The River Tees to The Wash
Topographical area:EP07 Kinder-shining
Grid ref:SK 51322 93384
Summit feature:no feature 15m ENE of trig point
Col:133.5m  SK 5144 9388  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 111
(1:25k) 279S
Observations:ground is 0.3m higher than base of trig point
Survey:Abney level
Comments:Replaced by 19883 Cownhill as Tump and Doncaster UA top April 2024
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Parked in Armory's Hill Way, back to Dale Hill Road. Turn right for a few yards and there is a track which goes along the ridge deviating to go around a house. It enters a field and hp is in the next field a short distance from the edge.clivevilla09/11/2023
From the SSE. Easy parking in Amorys Holt Way (SK 5191 9265) which lies 40m or so E. of start of track & then bridleway - A pleasant walk along along track which is bordered by an attractive area of woodland; popular with Maltby residents, especially dog walkers - Short distance over cereal crop to trig point & summit; crop still short enough to place feet between rows.gerrybowes06/04/2023
Manuel Pereda23/01/2023
parked at Foredoles farm and along bridlepath to trig and summitgrumpy18/01/2023
3 of 3 on 12 mile walk starting in maltby. Approached from footpath in hellaby to the south then turn right after spiked fence ends at field corner and up the hillThe-Z-Man22/05/2022
bagged with seanjordanwalmsley198722/05/2022
Easy walk up bridleway from north. Pleasant views, very muddy.Nick Canute08/02/2022
Here for the trigpoint TP:UK log: With coinea. Easy enough walk from Fordole farm.thejackrustles11/10/2021
Surprisingly enjoyable! Bridleway from Addison Road.Nicky C10/04/2021
Denise 25/03/2021
Foredoles Head from GR: SK 51239 94080ronaldo33307/07/2020
Evening sunshine feeling like late summer.Wycombe Wanderer19/05/2020
Bag For Life19/05/2020
Parked in Lilley Hall Road then crossed Addison Road continuing down Lilley Hall Road past Lilley Hall Farm and on to Foredoles Head Road following field boundary to trig pillar.mntainman04/02/2020
Ben Rinnes11/01/2020
Andy West31/10/2019
On own. Parked on Empire Drive to SE. Short walk up Orchard Grove, footpath through woods then along Foredoles Head Lane to trig point and adjacent summit.Beeliner11/08/2019
Parked at Fordoles Farm, could have driven most of the way. HP and trig pillar not too far into an arable field.jonglew11/04/2019
Parked to the SE in Amorys Holt Way SK 519926.David Evans25/03/2019
Parked just after the last house on the bridleway that runs past Foredoles farm, Ten minutes tops from were I parked.WAYNE ROWLETT17/02/2019
Easy walk from Addison Rdjohnkenyon20/01/2019
Nomad Perkins31/10/2018
Parked at start of short track. Easy 10 minute walk.jedthehumanoid26/08/2018
Reached on run from near Foredoles Farm, then on to Beacon Hill.stever19/03/2018
Bike ride from Wadworth, completing Doncaster Tumps, then on to Beacon Hill and Fanfield.IanHHill15/02/2018
From housing estate to SE, popular dog walkers route on a Saturday morning.rhalstead02/12/2017
Easy parking along Addison Road in Maltby to the SE of the unmade up road. Road appears to stop at a house but, in fact, veers to the left around it. Straightforward walk to the trig, about 15 minutes return.moorsman26/09/2017
Alan Whatley23/09/2017
From car on Lilly Hall Road to south in case parking at the farm was a problem. I was expecting to see the trig at the other side of the path for some reason, but having checked again it's definitely still where it should be!the_adam03/12/2016
Parked by farm and followed track to trig and summit.Ramblingpaul04/11/2016
From farm to SE.Wheelsy28/09/2016
Alan Caine31/08/2016
Last piece of the Wakefield/Donvaster jigsaw leaving one in each for the 16th October track from north to trig on still incarcerated wheat fieldvegibagger23/08/2016
From Farm, just beyond trigPeterD20/06/2016
After pillar followed field edges into adjoining field which looked higher.Dusty23/05/2016
1st of three hills with Lexi Rue, my partner's Labradoodle on an 18+ mile walk from Conisbrough station to Rotherham. After briefly visiting Conisbrough castle to buy some nice Plum wine we headed on tracks and lanes to Clifton (past an Alpaca sanctuary) using a footpath to head for a transmission tower. Glorious day. We veered off on a bearing to take in the indistinct summit before visiting the trig but i first checked that the land about 300m away wasnt higher (where the crop changes there is a slight dip before reaching a broad track) but it was 1m lower. We carried on en-route to Beacon hill.Dazingdale21/04/2016
Parked on Lilly hall road. Nice 10 minute walk to the trig and then a few metres more to the highest point. Got back to car with very muddy boots.SEMC16/04/2016
Simple stroll from farm after interesting visit to Yorkshire Wildlife Park.catman10/04/2016