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Mow Cop (Old Man of Mow)
335m (1099ft)

Staffordshire, England

The summit of Mow Cop (Old Man of Mow) is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.


Record Mow Cop (Old Man of Mow) as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

268 Wilmslow, Macclesfield & Congleton, Altrincham, Knutsford & Sandbach


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Map (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

118 Stoke-on-Trent & Macclesfield



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Walk ch145 Mow Cop from Ackers Crossing

Quiet countryside and a castle/folly

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 5.5ml (9km)
Ascent:689ft (215m)
Time:2.75hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 3 Icon (Easy)
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Walk ch170 Little Moreton Hall and Mow Cop from Ackers Crossing

Quiet countryside and a castle/folly

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 8.25ml (13km)
Ascent:804ft (245m)
Time:3.75hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 4 Icon (Moderate)

Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Mow Cop (Old Man of Mow) Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Mow Cop (Old Man of Mow)

Gill Bates walked up Mow Cop (Old Man of Mow) on July 25th, 2016 [from/via/route] from Mowcop

Lucy Perchard climbed Mow Cop (Old Man of Mow) on July 24th, 2016 [with] Tony, Mike, Jean and Viv [weather] Warm with sunny spells - Lovely family get together

Geoffrey Robertshaw bagged Mow Cop on January 2nd, 2011 - TUK

Joanne Mcgawley hiked Mow Cop on January 27th, 2013 [from/via/route] Ackers Crossing [with] Macker and Burkie [weather] Dry but exceptionally muddy & windy! - Lunch at Mow Cop.

Mark Davidson summited Mow Cop on June 14th, 2003 [with] Theresa [weather] Nice & sunny

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Mow Cop (Old Man of Mow)

On the summit of Mow Cop (Old Man of Mow)

On the summit of Mow Cop (Old Man of Mow)

Photo: Clare Nickson (8)

Telecommunications Mast on Mow Cop (Old Man of Mow) summit

Telecommunications Mast on Mow Cop (Old Man of Mow) summit

Photo: Clare Nickson (10)

The Cheshire Plain from the ruin on the summit of Mow Cop (Old Man of Mow)

The Cheshire Plain from the ruin on the summit of Mow Cop (Old Man of Mow)

Photo: Clare Nickson (7)

Mow Cop (Old Man of Mow)

Mow Cop (Old Man of Mow)

Photo: Clare Nickson (6)

The Gritstone Trail at Mow Cop (Old Man of Mow)

The Gritstone Trail at Mow Cop (Old Man of Mow)

Photo: Clare Nickson (5)


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