Name:Bank Wood Hill
Hill number:16861
Height:242m / 794ft
Parent (Ma):2807  Kinder Scout
RHB Section:36: Lancashire, Cheshire & the Southern Pennines
Class:Tump (200-299m)
Grid ref:SK 23482 73224
Summit feature:bank by wall
Col:204m  SK236735  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 119
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 61 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Easy path from road summit to NEvegibagger23/09/2023
Parked at start of ROW for a quick bag.PGCE28/06/2023
Pull-in by start of footpath SK 237734 only just usable in muddy conditions, done as a short there-and-back bag with brother, Pete.pwheeler17/03/2023
Walked up with Ellie. Easily accessed by the public footpath.simonshrewsbury08/02/2023
Easy short walk from NE along FP to top.PeterD05/12/2022
Lovely woodland walk up from Calver. Easy, but really pleasant.Altheus28/05/2022
From NE. Lovely but badly affected by traffic noise.Wycombe Wanderer03/04/2021
I like this wooded hill ridge, but better as part of a longer walk / run which is when I have been over it before. More open view to S.davechaffey29/11/2020
Parking at the start of the path then a very easy walk to the summit. 15 minutes return.moorsman11/07/2020
With L K and R.Chris Ellis14/06/2020
Approached on flooded road from Baslow, parked at start of path and had a windy walk to the top. There is a reasonable view and a seat further on.JohnW23/02/2020
First of two pre-breakfast hills on bright frosty morning. This one on the path from the NE. High point by wall. Short but pleasant walk.Herbert Anchovy29/03/2018
Cool and sunny walk along footpath after parking to NE.Dugswell207/01/2018
Easy bag along footpath from NECrib Goch29/08/2017
Parking: Pull-in by start of footpath SK 23779 73444.David Evans05/03/2017
As Mark Simms.. Muddy path improved nearer the top.Campbell Singer17/12/2016
Bits of parking on minor road to north east then muddy RoW along ridge to highest point. No views because of treesMark Sims07/02/2016
Walk from Baslow to Calver via footpaths to Wheatlands lane and then the lovely fp over Bank wood.Banking at summit extends for about 20metres and i got a reading of 244m. Continued fp over minor lane into Bramley wood and then Calver continuing to ascend Hare Knoll.Dazingdale29/09/2015
Nice walk up from Baslow. With Bev.simon and co29/08/2015
A very pretty, shapely hill which was a great contrast to the previously bagged High Rake.Lovely walking, but the return to Bakewell via Hassop was a nightmare.DanHolme16/08/2015
Short walk with L from River Derwent over Hare Knoll into Calver and out along wooded summit ridge footpath -onto Baslow, under Baslow Edge to Froggat for a spell of bouldering in the sunshine and back to car after walking out onto the restored Calver wier.Chris Pearson12/07/2015
Easy one, by wallAdrian05/07/2015
From Calver.Wheelsy07/06/2015
Nice woodland path over the top. Carried on into the village of Calver. Only ever driven through on the way to or from the M1. Lovely cottages in the maze of narrow streets.W111KYB11/04/2015
From NE as per Aye Jimmy, nice authun morning.RHW01/11/2014
From minor road to the NE, just off the B6001, a parking spot at start of public f/p to School Lane and Mossop. Pleasant woodland amble along what would be a well defined ridge but views obstructed by trees. Highest point near wall at crest of path, no higher over the wall.Aye Jimmy22/09/2014
End of year walk with Janet, Cath and Martin. Up Coombs Dale, Hassop, back over Bank Hil Wood and Bramley Woodsteveb200630/12/2012
With Phil as part opf a longer circuit from Calverclimbingkershaw07/08/2011
Beautiful ridge walk and makes a nice circuit from Baslow with an amble along the River Derwent.Jake99407/01/2006
Barry Smith25/02/2023
Bag For Life03/04/2021
Denise 15/03/2021
Alan Caine19/10/2019
andrew brown27/01/2018
Martin R06/11/2017
carole engel25/10/2017