Name:Horse Stone Naze
Hill number:3638
Height:527m / 1729ft
Parent (Ma):2807  Kinder Scout
RHB Section:36: Lancashire, Cheshire & the Southern Pennines
Nuttall/Wainwright area:The Peak District
Class:Dodd (500-599m), Dewey
Grid ref:SK 15816 97549
Summit feature:tor
Col:493m  SK134983  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 110
(1:25k) OL1E
Survey:obvious summit
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From Langsett Flouch car park with Richard. Round of Hoar Stones, Horse stone Naze and Outer EdgeLongwojo11/08/2023
A sunny afternoon walk from the summit of the Woodhead Pass. Hoar Stones, Outer Edge, Margery Hill and Horse Stones. I did this last, left the main path in the dip and cut over to the edge and found a little path that let me up to the stones. A nice summit with the spectacular stones.meltdiceburg13/05/2023
Parked in lay-by to the NW on Windle Edge at junction with A628 for Hoar Stones - Howden Edge and Horse Stone Naze SE14109 00590. Route same as Gerry Bowes.David Evans06/11/2022
Parked in the car park on the A616 just south of the A628 at SK 201 013. Followed Barnsley Boundary route to Hordron Road, then along it up Hordron Clough and Laund Clough - all easy going. Short pull up to Hoar Stones, then across to the impressive summit tor of Dewey Horse Stone Naze, back to Hoar Stones and then along the nice track on the ridge to the trigs at Outer Edge and Margery Hill. Back down the bridleway all the way to the car park. A splendid warm and sunny day on the Howden Edge. 21km with 500m ascent in about 5h 30m.silveracorn_alan23/03/2022
From end of Derwent Reservoir. Horse Stone Naze, then along high ground to Howden Edge. Dropped down over Upper Hey back to Slippery Stones and track to car. With B, B and R.jenx19/01/2022
From head of the lochs, Howden water. Walked to Slippery Stones bridge and on up the Derwent valley. Quick stop in delightful Stainery Clough before cutting up to magnificent Horse Stone (Naze) top. Onwards to Hoar Stones-Howden Edge county top before long March around dodgy ground to two trigs (Margery Hill and Outer Edge) then High Stones on HE. Dropped steeply off to collect Upper Hey, before pleasant steeps back to the bridge the parked car.nordicstar19/01/2022
15.6 mile walk from Langsett up Cut Gate Path and along to Outer Edge (4th time bagged) and Horse Stones Naze (2nd time bagged) descending into the Derwent Valley and climbing back across the Cut Gate Path back down to Langsett. Perfectly clear and sunny apart from the nearby fog bank that didn't shift all day. Didn't effect us though. A bit boggy from Outer Edge to Horse Stones Naze but not too bad. Didn't see many others apart from around Langsett. 747m ascent.DanTrig17/01/2022
From Hoar Stones Howden Edgerfoster22/10/2021
20.1 miles 2538ft walk. Start at Crowden campsite, Trans Pennine trail, Far Black Clough to Hoar Stones-Howden Edge, Outer Edge and Horse Stone Naze, return by Trans Pennine Trail back to Crowden campsite.stephenbuda16/10/2021
loop round howden moor from near the fairholmes CP. Back torr, camped by the viewpoint, then on to high stones, margery hill, outer edge, hoar stones and horse stone. tracks all pretty easy to follow. careful in the peet bogs, i got ches deep after margery hill! came direct back from horse stones that was slow going, but shaved a few km off the total 30km 6.5hrsNicky C14/07/2021
From Hoar Stones - Howden Edge. No path. Short grass and heather on ascent. Deep heather and bracken on unpleasant descent down south ridge, round Little Stainery Clough to meet path by River Derwent at confluence with Stainery Clough. KeithByTheC11/06/2021
with James HardenC07/06/2021
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From Fairholmes for a round of Back Tor, Howden Edge, Mergery Hill, Outer Edge, Hoar Stones and Horse Stone Naze.rhalstead22/05/2021
A nice tor to scramble up makes this an interesting top.Alan Moore05/04/2021
Delightful easy scramble to top of 4m high rock outcrop with wild moorland views. From Outer EdgeDenise 12/11/2020
Cycle to Cranberry Clough from Ladybower Res., bridleway to ridge then wet and peaty path over Outer Edge before easier ground to the fine summit outcrop of layered gritstone. Excellent views on a mild and sunny November day.RichardM12/11/2020
With H.Chris Ellis30/07/2020
Climbed up layers of stone to reach summit.Bag For Life24/07/2020
From Hoar Stones. Nice summit for my Sheffield compleation, lay upon it awhile, then descended SSW through deep heather to track. Lovely walk down the Derwent Valley to start - deservedly popular. Now 21 degrees, sunny and breezy. Walk easier terrain and generally more enjoyable than expected. 16 km, 5 hours 45 mins.Wycombe Wanderer24/07/2020
Margery Hill, Howden Edge, Upper Hey, Outer Edge, Hoar Stones, Horse Stone Nazekeithouk12/07/2020
Pulled car off the A628 at SE 15338 00097, the laybay closer to Barnsley is closed off. There are a lot of road works on the road towards Manchester. Up the track that leads past the remains of the Lady Cross but cut off left at SK 15354 99969. Then it was across the moor to Horse Stone Naze. Poor ground, heather, billberry, marsh grass and hump grass mainly, a couple of streams to cross and a few gripes to get over. Eventually reached the Naze tor. It's an easy scramble to the top, about 10 feet. Most difficult part is a step across from one part of the tor to the other part. Return was basicaly the same as the way I had come but not quite the same. Difficult to see where I had been on the way up. Saw a party, on what I guess was Howden Edge. They seemed to be following social distancing. Also saw several hares and heard plenty of curlews.MikeM09/06/2020
Hoar Stones - Howden Edge > Horse Stone Naze from GR: at SE 14711 00252ronaldo33307/03/2020
From SE 1827 0118. Hoar Stones -> Horse Stone Naze -> Outer Edge, and return, 10 miles. Only real heather bashing was between 2nd and 3rd hills, otherwise tracks, of varying degree of wet peat.jonglew30/12/2019
2 of 6. Nice rock pile. Sun was beaming so nice to sunbathe for half an hour or so on topThe-Z-Man08/09/2019
Parked in the car park on the A616 just south of the A628 at Langsett and did a circuit of Margery Hill, Howden Edge, Upper Hey, Outer Edge, Hoar Stones and Horse Stone Naze. 6h 33m for 17.3 miles although one or two slight navigational errors.clivevilla20/08/2019
Drove from Mcr Airport and met Dave early at Langsett reservoir carpark. Route was Hingcliff Common, Mickleden Edge, Cut Gate, Margery Hill, Outer Edge trig, Howden Edge, Horse Stone, Hordron , and Crookland Wood. Approx 12.5 miles; 1625 feet total ascent. Dry warm day, saw no other walkers after Margery Hill.Skip03/08/2019
Parked in the lay by on the A628 near the Dog and Partridge pub, followed tracks to reach a point due north of top then pathless moorland over Barnsley UA top and onto the Tor at Horse Stone Naze. Nine mile in three hours.WAYNE ROWLETT17/02/2019
Woodhead pass to Margery,high stones, bull stones,crow stones , horse stone, shepherds stones, lady cross. 15+miles. with gregAvidSockWearer23/09/2018
from Upper Hey via Upper Edge Pt 541, back same way to Cross paths, then to Langsett CPIanHHill06/09/2018
From Langsett Reservoir via Laund Clough and across the moor. Return via Outer Edge and Cut Gate.RedAndy5415/07/2018
K Close to distinct isolated moated outcrop. Climbed on the hottest recorded early May Bank Holiday from Fairholmes (no shuttle bus to Kings Tree!) via Bull Stones and Crow Stones from where there is a distinct squelchy narrow trod round the head of Stainery Clough.crazy07/05/2018
1/2 14km hike with John. Parked at Upper Derwent Res. lay-by before King's Tree (Made use of mid week access). Winter conditions on Howden Moors, with deep drifts. Navigation practice.Rotorslap28/12/2017
From Howden Reservoir via Stainery Clough to Horse Stone Spring and up to Horse Stone Naze in thick snow. Across to Howden Edge then down Coldwell Clough and back along River Derwent. With MartJohn Eley27/12/2017
From Milton Lodge on the A628 where there is parking on Swinden Lane. Then along good tracks beyond Hordron Clough and took in the Barnsley County Top en route. Exactly 3 hours return.Campbell Singer05/12/2017
From parking on A616. BW to Margery Hill, High Stones, Upper Hey, Outer Edge, Hoar Stones, Horse Stone Naze and back via Outer Edge. Out and back from the edge required careful route choice. Good outcrop for summit.PeterD04/09/2017
Shooters path from 15068 96925 on north side of Lands Clough. Path swings left to 2nd line of butts. Follow to 3rd butt then not to bad thru grass/heather. At top swing SSE using dried up peat gullies to 15688 97441 then NE to tor.daddybond04/08/2017
Very distinctive top unlike Howden Edge . Saw 4 mountain hares on route today. Descended via Grouse Butts and knee high heather to infant River Derwent which is very different 40 miles down the valley near home. Then a very long walk out back to Fairhomes at the top end of LadybowerMark Sims07/05/2017
Nice rocky tor. From Windle Edge Road.Alan Caine04/05/2017
From junction with minor road at Woodhead Pass over to Lady Cross then cross country on very wet terrain to Barnsley unitary top and on to High Horse Naze (nice little tor). Returned same way but came down Long Grough near end.SS04/09/2016
5th top of 7 today on a route from Fairholmes visitor centre to Dunford bridge. I Climbed Upper Hey, Howden edge, Margery Hill and Outer Edge before dropping down to pass close to the Crow stones, over Stainery Clough. I got a bit disorientated and missed summit having forgot that I Was actually climbing the summit while I Was at the co. Border having Climbed up and down several peat hags So went out and back again to the awe inspiring top. One of the best summits I've visited for a while amidst real solitude.Dazingdale23/08/2016
Beautiful tor to play with! :) Part of a nice long circular walk with Rob. Langsett Reservoir-Howden Edge-Horse Stone-Crow Stones-Outer Edge-Margery Hill-Langsett reservoir. A few showers.dromeas09/08/2016
with Vas from langsettrkid8409/08/2016
2/9 Second of Day County Tops and others (Howden Edge/Horse Stone Naze/Cartridge Hill/Scholes Height/Bull Hill/Cowpe Low/Hail Storm Hill/Hail Storm Hill (Boundary)/Cribden Hill)Fergalh14/05/2016
Solo from Ladybower Information Centre. Surprisingly rewarding with the charm of wispy clouds and snow flurries.Aimless Rambler30/04/2016
With Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie. Great summit tor.Dangerous Dave09/04/2016
Round of local Deweys PM/into dusk - with patchy snow still on the topswychwood14/03/2016
With GB after the Unitary Barnsley top. An interesting top or Tor. Back to Windle Edge Road.bolton03/03/2016
As amblerbob. Parked at junction of Windle Edge & A628 at SE14100 00560 (Space for 5 or 6 cars) – South along TPT & then ESE up the 18th century ‘Old Salt Road’ to Lady Cross – SSW, mainly along ATV tracks, to boundary cairn at 144987 – Followed boundary east (some tracks) to unmarked UA Top – South, mainly along ATV tracks, to impressive summit. (PM)gerrybowes03/03/2016
From Langsett car park, onto the saddle below Margery Hill (fell in a peat bog!) then up to Outer Edge, Howden Edge, Horse Stone Naze. Back via The Porter / Little Don River valley.BobHancock27/02/2016