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Sponds Hill
410m (1346ft)

Walk Sponds Hill walking UK Mountains in The White Peak Area The Peak District National Park Cheshire    England
Sponds Hill Summit

Photograph by Paul Hollingdrake

Sponds Hill is classified as a:

 


Sponds Hill is on interactive maps:

  • OS Explorer (Orange Covers) sheet: 024
  • OS Landranger (Pink Covers) sheet: 109
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    You can walk to the top of Sponds Hill by using either of these 2 easy to follow route maps:

    Walk ch310 West Parkgate, Sponds Hill and The Cage from Lyme Park Country Park

    Route Summary: - Lyme Park Car Park, Crow Wood, Hase Bank Wood, West Parkgate, The North Cheshire Way, Keepers' Cottage, Dale Top, Sponds Moor, The Gritstone Trail, Sponds Hill, Bow Stones, Bowstonegate Farm, Lyme Park Country Park, Lantern Wood, The Cage, Fallow Deer Park, The Lime Avenue, Lyme Park Car Park.

    Length: 11.5km (7¼ miles) | Ascent: 366m (ft) | Allow at least: 3¾hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


    Walk ch207 Sponds Hill and Lyme Park from Higher Poynton

    Route Summary: - Nelson Pit Visitors Centre, Higher Poynton, The Macclesfield Canal, The Cheshire Ring Canal Walk, Wood Lanes, Adlington Basin, Lockgate Farm, The North Cheshire Way, Harrop Brow, Birchencliff Farm, Keeper's Cottage, Dale Top, Sponds Moor, The Gritstone Trail, Sponds Hill, Bowstonegate Farm, Bow Stones, Higher Moor, Lyme Park Country Park, Lantern Wood, The Cage, Lyme Hall, Fallow Deer Park, The Lime Avenue, Lyme Park Car Park, Windgather Farm, Haresteads Farm, Nelson Pit Visitors Centre, Higher Poynton.

    Length: 15.5km (9¾ miles) | Ascent: 409m (ft) | Allow at least: 5hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate



    If you LOG ON and then RELOAD this page it will display when you climbed, bagged and conquered Sponds Hill, what the weather was like, who you went with and any other comments you might like to add to remind you of that fantastic day. For more details see Your Personal Mountain, Top, Peak and Hill Bagging Record.


    Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Sponds HillFellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Sponds Hill

    Geoffrey Robertshaw walked up Sponds Hill on October 30th, 2010 - TUK

    Mark Davidson climbed Sponds Hill on February 1st, 2012 [with] Alone [weather] Bright sunshine - good layer of snow on the tops - After leaving the summit I broke a crown biting down on a piece of chocolate - doh!

    To add (or remove) your name and experiences on this page - Log On and edit your Personal Mountain Bagging Record




    More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Sponds Hill

    Pair of huge Snowmen on Sponds Hill - love the little snow dog (bottom left)

    1. Pair of huge Snowmen on Sponds Hill - love the little snow dog (bottom left)
    Photo: Paul Hollingdrake (6)

    Two huge Snowmen and their Snowdog on Sponds Hill

    2. Two huge Snowmen and their Snowdog on Sponds Hill
    Photo: Paul Hollingdrake (7)

    A Snow Man, Snow Woman and their Snow Dog enjoying the fantastic view from Sponds Hill

    3. A Snow Man, Snow Woman and their Snow Dog enjoying the fantastic view from Sponds Hill
    Photo: Paul Hollingdrake (8)

    Trig Point on Sponds Hill in the snow

    4. Trig Point on Sponds Hill in the snow
    Photo: Paul Hollingdrake (9)

    Dale Top from Sponds Hill in the snow

    5. Dale Top from Sponds Hill in the snow
    Photo: Paul Hollingdrake (10)

    Panoramic picture on, of or from Sponds Hill

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    6. Looking South West from Sponds Hill in the snow
    Photo: Paul Hollingdrake (11)

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    View point marker detail on the summit of Sponds Hill

    7. View point marker detail on the summit of Sponds Hill
    Photo: Paul Hollingdrake (12)

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    8. Looking South from Sponds Hill along the Gritstone Trail towards Croker Hill (left - in distance with mast on summit) and Teggs Nose in the snow
    Photo: Paul Hollingdrake (14)

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    9. Looking North from the summit of Sponds Hill along the Gritstone Trail towards Bowstonegate Farm (left) and Kinder Scout (right)
    Photo: Paul Hollingdrake (15)

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    Sponds Hill from Lyme Park Country Park

    10. Sponds Hill from Lyme Park Country Park
    Photo: Paul Hollingdrake (21)


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