Name:Chinley Churn (old GR)
Hill number:5328
Height:451.8m / 1482ft
Parent (Ma):2807  Kinder Scout
SMC/RHB Section:36: Lancashire, Cheshire & the Southern Pennines
Nuttall/Wainwright area:The Peak District
Topographical area:EP07 Kinder-shining
Grid ref:SK 03555 83645
Summit feature:mound 14m NE of trig point
Col:435m  SK034840  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 110
(1:25k) OL1W
Survey:Leica NA730/Leica 530
Survey of Chinley Churn (Final).doc
Comments:Hump replaced by hill 5628, Feb 2011
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A revisit following a report that the trigpoint had been removed. Indeed, it is completely gone, hole filled and turfed over. The landowner is apparently not a nice chap, but no-one seen.meltdiceburg18/06/2024
Approach from above quarry. Had to wait till farmer had gone before jumping over BWF and up to summit visionset08/05/2024
Chinley Churn, Chinley Churn, Mount Famine, South Head, Kinder Scout, Grindslow Knollkeithouk17/03/2024
Parked opposite the war memorial, north of the railway line, Chinley. Footpath up to ridge. Jumped over low wall with barbed wire fence into empty field with trig. Solo.Dangerous Dave16/12/2023
Parked in lay-by north of pub on A624. Followed FPs on round of South Head, Mount Famine and both Chinley Churn tops on a cold and clear day with great views.PeterD02/12/2023
Chinley Churn S2778 from GR: SK 03209 83068ronaldo33321/11/2023
in a round - Eccles Pike -> Chinley Churn -> Mount Famine -> South Head [hopped over the wall to get to this one - not exactly ideal with barbed wire]rachelcawley18/11/2023
Parked at Peep-O-Day farm. Walked to both Chinley Churn summits, then back and over to Mount Famine and South Head. Around 7.5 miles.justin_j_evans30/04/2023
Tried to avoid fields with keep out private land signs ended up climbing a few walls.colinfielding08/03/2023
Evening walk across plateau while camping on N side while doing Peak 200.steveb200615/06/2022
Solo walk with Nell the dog from Peep-o-Day farm, parking for about 8 cars, to Mount Famine then onward to South Head across the valley via Alders Farm to Chinley Churn and back to the car.Glenelg21/04/2022
Chinley Churn > Chinley Churn (old GR) > Mount Famine > South Head from GR: SK 04934 84719. Better parking at SK 04837 85015.ronaldo33330/01/2022
Chinley Churn > Chinley Churn (old GR) > Mount Famine > South Head from GR: SK 04934 84719. Better parking at SK 04837 85015.Hippster30/01/2022
6 mile walk from hayfield with my boys. Got the geocache up there tooThe-Z-Man13/08/2021
6 mile walk with my familyCodyZ13/08/2021
from layby on a624, Both points on Chinley Churn, South Head and Mount Famine. 11km in just over 2 1/2 hrsNicky C01/11/2020
A proper hill walk.Bag For Life20/06/2020
With E. From Chinley.Beeliner21/03/2020
With Louise and Rachel.Chris Ellis29/12/2019
Circular walk from Chinley including Chinley Churn (both GRs), Mount Famine, South Head, Brown Knoll and Lord's Seat.welshyboyo24/11/2018
7.7 miles, 1317ft walk.stephenbuda12/10/2018
Supervising DofEJK12/05/2018
Parked at Peep O'Day and climbed firstly Chinley Churn new and old then crossed the road and climbed Mount Famine and South Head. All pretty easy, pleasant and paths almost throughout.clivevilla08/11/2017
Walked up from car parking near the Peep O'Day, Maynestone Road up to the new GR summit then headed South. Felt like an obstacle course climbing numerous dry stone walls with a Jack Russell under one arm!! Finally reached the trig point and turned E to pick up track down. A wonderful hill.John Eley31/07/2017
After Chinley Churn but had to climb wall to access trig & old summit.mart079701/05/2017
Parking: Layby, minor road, by Peep O Day SK 04796 85007 for Chinley Churn, Chinley Churn (old GR) , Mount Famine and South Head.David Evans29/04/2017
Edale - ChinleyAlex1759527/10/2016
Parked in Hayfield....Sett Valley trail to Birch Vale then Bridleway to New Allotment and path over to Chinley Churn then on to find Chinley Churn (old GR)....Returned via Peep-O-Day and Highgate road....with JessDave24/10/2016
From Hayfield with Dad (Dave)Jess24/10/2016
Circular walk from Chinley: Chinley Churn Old GR/Chinley Churn/ Mount Famine/South Head. Great pub meal at The Cock in Whaley Bridge on the way back to Manchester.Lazylizzie09/07/2016
Great viewsTigger424206/07/2016
2/8 Second of great day in peak district (Chinley Churn/Chinley Churn Old GR/Mount Famine/South Head/White Low/Black Hill/Black Chew Head/Featherbed Moss)Fergalh19/03/2016
Super walk but cold and very windy, with Ian, Louise, Gary. From Hayfield over Chinley Churn, lunch at Lamb Inn, over South Head and Mount Famine.mavero1001/01/2016
Solo. To finish off the year.Aimless Rambler31/12/2015
Parked in Chinley - Lane past Red Mires to Peep-O-Day - Hills Farm - Chinley Churn GR (& trig) - Quarries - Cracken Edge - Dryclough - Chinley (Cold and Snowy)briandavies22/11/2015
From Peep-O-Day.jonglew10/08/2015
Both Chinley Churn tops then Mount Famine/South Head from layby just south of Peep o' Day farm on the main road - can highly recommend the food from the burger van there too :)the_adam02/04/2015
Set off to do Black Hill and had to turn back on route as I had forgot my waterproof. Not enough time to complete so did Chinley Churn instead. Disappointed to get home and find out there is a new summit so will have to return one day. Great views of the The Peaks and a few Real Ales in the White Lion, Disley on the way back.W111KYB25/01/2015
on a circuit from Chinley, on a blustery winter's day with sunshine and snow, with Steve and Sheena.Lou07/12/2014
Bullock Smithy hill 2spare.tyres07/09/2014
As part of the Bullock Smithy Challenge Race.Lykewake4203/09/2014
Followed the line of the Open Access from the bridleway, rescued a sheep that was stuck in a fence and hopped over a couple of walls/fences to get to the trig. Then went to the new high point near Big Stone.Geoff Briggs19/07/2014
Did as a fell run from peep o' day, Hump number 7 today feeling a bit tired but at least I took about squillmetre off my beer belly !thenomad26/06/2014
Part of a figure of eight route starting at Peep O Day and taking in Mount Famine, South Head, Brown Knoll and Chinley Churn (old and new tops). Clear dry day after working an early shift.BobHancock11/06/2014
Ascent from Chinley via Cracken Edge and old quarry. Had to backtrack and climb over one dry stone wall to find trig and summit. Continued on round walk to new summit 700m to NW and South Head.pwhitaker_196624/04/2014
Bagged this on an epic hike from Edale to Chinley Churn and back. Edale-Jacob's Ladder-Brown Knoll-South Head-Mount Famine-Chinley Churn-Chinley Churn Trig point-Edale Cross-Jacob's Ladder-Edale. It took me approx. 7 1/2 hours. Beautiful, sunny and warm day. In order to access the trig point one has to jump over 2-3 fences and stone walls. I found that a bit disappointing.dromeas09/03/2014
with jono and rachael. freezing daysnuff12/01/2014
This was the last hill on a hill bagging exercise from Hayfield using the Pennine bridleway. From South head i took the path that drops down to the A6015 and took the footpath that profiles around Hills farm and then I took the permissive footpath to enable me to walk all the way across Chinley Churn. I stayed on the footpath that stays high looking over the quarries and then walked to the boundary fence, climbed one wall, went through gate and climbed straight up. LoVeLY views. Weather was divine today! Climbed back over and then ran the path to the minor road and then to station. I came across some gorgeous ponies on the way down.Dazingdale10/11/2013
On circular(amended)Hannon walk from Hayfield with Bridget and Oscar.catman07/04/2013
With Catman and Oscar.rosiebridge07/04/2013