Name:Haw Cliff [Thurstonland Hill]
Hill number:7742
Height:296m / 971ft
Parent (Ma):2810  Black Hill
RHB Section:36: Lancashire, Cheshire & the Southern Pennines
Nuttall/Wainwright area:The Peak District
County/UA:Kirklees
Catchment:Aire
Class:Tump (200-299m), Subhump
(Tu,2,sHu)
Grid ref:SE 16553 09987
Summit feature:trig point
Drop:94m
Col:202m  SE172094  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 110
(1:25k) OL1E 288S
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 58 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From the south. Parked about 20m NNE of the start of RoW & followed the Holme Valley Circular - After crossing the concealed stile headed east to the high point & site of the fallen trig; one bwf.gerrybowes06/01/2024
5/6. From the south up the steep scarp slope, the along the edge over the BWF to the summit above the fallen trig.silveracorn_alan06/03/2023
Mound by toppled trig and wind turbine. Good view point but grey today.Denise 27/01/2023
From south, short detour from path and fence hop. Grand views west, no trig.Nick Canute10/06/2022
From. Biggin to south, up through woods to top, trig on side below HP to SW.PeterD22/03/2022
Haw Cliff (Thurstonland Hill) from GR: SE 16469 10415ronaldo33331/08/2020
Haw Cliff (Thurstonland Hill) from GR: SE 16469 10415Hippster31/08/2020
6 of 7 on 36 mile bike ride from home. Followed footpath from bugging upto summit. Couldnt find trigThe-Z-Man20/03/2020
From Farnley Moor. Exposed summit with strong wind adding to the effect of being in 'proper' hills.Wycombe Wanderer15/12/2019
Parked to the North near pub/phone box SE164104.David Evans03/06/2019
From Thurstonland on a RoW before negotiating b/w fencing for the hilltop and toppled trig pillar.jonglew27/12/2017
Parked at west end of the village and followed good by to close to summit. Over a bwf towards the wind turbines. Another great vantage point for an easy hill.Campbell Singer29/11/2017
RIP trig point ! Your corpse lies in an undignified grave.thenomad20/02/2017
A walk from my front door. Access by short trespass from r.o.w. just to the west. A good local viewpoint.Neil Midgley19/02/2017
4th Hill of 7 today from Millhouse green, climbing Upper Whitely Edge, Wood Royd Hill and Cheese Gate Nab befpre following Kirklees way. Easy access by footpath then easy fence to either roll under or climb over. Trig lies forlornly on the slopes. Summit is on the edge. Re-traced steps and Took footpath down to Thurstonland.Dazingdale24/08/2016
Park on minor road to the SSE then used footpath to gain height and summit. Trig has now been toppled down the hill beside a large round hay bale.Dugswell202/04/2016
With Dugswell. I should add that neither of us were responsible for the current attitude of the trig.Smudge02/04/2016
From village - easyish barbed wire fence to crossBramley26/09/2015
From Thurstonland pub. Do not follow signs to Haw Cliff. BW starts 200m west up small left fork.arranc05/06/2015
Same day as Farnlet MoorPegsaul23/03/2015
with Castle Hill & Farnley Moor from Farnley Tyas. V foggy so no views. new BW fence to Wjoseph mitchell27/11/2014
Good parking 165097: Easy fence from top of footpathGordonAdshead30/07/2014
Easy parking to N by pub. Good path. Last 50m some bw.destaylor28/02/2014
Short walk up public footpath from just W of pub in Thurstonland. Trig on top. Fine viewpoint.Aye Jimmy02/03/2013
The road signs call this Cold Hill. Parking on the road south of the summit is very limited... Perhaps a couple of well pulled-in cars only. Short scramble up the hill to the open field and then direct to the trig point via two easy to cross barbed wire fences. One alongside the trig requires more daring/agility though.moorsman27/01/2013
Vicious barb wire all around to deal with. From the footpath to the south, I too parked just past the farm. With cabe.simon and co25/08/2012
detour off half Holmfirth Circular 24 mile walk (clockwise)COLDWhithaugh19/02/2012
From the road to the south. Managed to park the car just before the farm. Nice 5 minute walk up despite the terrible wind. Good views all around.The Team29/12/2011
Trig / 300m top bagging on way to work from Sheffield to QE near York for Open Morning. Industrial heritage is all around here with many tall weavers cottages with rows of windows on top floor to let in maximum light for home weaving ( before the mills). One of the labourers in 1850 digging the rail tunnel to the north ( through this ridge of high ground that runs from Sheffield to Huddersfield) had a horrible accident and was thereafter known as Bill Bah't 'Ands.Chris Pearson05/06/2011
RHW12/10/2007
My closest hill in DoBH!! Visited first time 3 months after heart attack so was a bit knackered!citygent10/11/2006
Huddersfield to Brockholes via Castle Hill-Tyresal GatMac.Hawk22/12/2005
30th anniversary of a belly full of lead pellets.vegibagger28/02/2000
Matt20/08/2023
RichardM27/01/2023
PM10/07/2021
mae04/03/2020
Bag For Life15/12/2019
Felltrekker05/02/2019
stevent080917/06/2018
Alan Whatley03/11/2017
Andy West05/07/2017
IanHHill04/06/2017
andrew brown02/03/2017
griefmiester30/09/2016
jamiehighton25/07/2016
the_adam13/04/2015
Mark Sims31/03/2015
ngthack04/11/2013
emily13/09/2013