Idle Hill

Idle Hill - Tameside
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Idle Hill is the 12092nd highest peak in the British Isles and the 1847th tallest in England

Also known as

Werneth Low


279.0 m (915 ft)


112.0 m (367 ft)

Survey method

Obvious summit


Grassy mound


  • Hump
  • Tump (200-299m)

Nearest town

Hyde, Tameside

OS map sheets

OS25: 001W (The Peak District)
OS50: 109 (Manchester, Bolton & Warrington)
OS25: 277 (Manchester & Salford)

Notes & comments

Mound is near compound containing communications masts

known locally as Werneth Low