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Aerial view looking North up Derwent Reservoir

The Dark Peak Area,
The Peak District National Park,
Derbyshire, England

Aerial view looking North up Derwent Reservoir

Walk Photograph by:  

Ron Linton (2 of 15)

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Walk d121 Back Tor from Ashopton Bridge, Ladybower Reservoir

Classic walk with superb views

Route Summary: - Ladybower Reservoir, Ashopton Bridge, Ladybower Reservoir, Ashopten, Whinstone Lee Tor, Hurkling Stones, Wheel Stones, White Tor (Derwent Edge), Salt Cellar (Boulder), Derwent Edge, Dove Stone (Boulder), Dovestones Tor, Cakes of Bread, Bradfield Gate Head, Back Tor (Derwent Edge), Lost Lad, Bamford House, Little Howden Moor, Derwent Reservoir, Derwent Valley, Ashopton Bridge, Ladybower Reservoir.

Length: 16km (10 miles) | Ascent: 358m (1174ft) | Allow at least: 4.75hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


Walk d260 Back Tor from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir

A classic walk with superb views

Route Summary: - Ladybower Reservoir, Fairholmes Car Park, Ashopton, Whinstone Lee Tor, Hurkling Stones, Wheel Stones, White Tor (Derwent Edge), Salt Cellar (Boulder), Derwent Edge, Dove Stone (Boulder), Dovestones Tor, Cakes Of Bread, Bradfield Gate Head, Back Tor (Derwent Edge), Lost Lad, Howden Dean, Derwent Reservoir, Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir.

Length: 21.5km (13.5 miles) | Ascent: 370m (1214ft) | Allow at least: 6hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


Walk d277 Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir

Wild moorland with superb views

Route Summary: - Ladybower Reservoir, Fairholmes Car Park, Derwent Reservoir, Nether Hey, High Stones (Howden Moor), Margery Hill, Outer Edge, Crow Stones Edge, Broadend Clough, Broadhead Clough, Cranberry Bed, Bull Clough, Cranberry Clough, Slippery Stones, Packhorse Bridge (River Derwent), Howden Reservoir, Cold Side (Howden Reservoir), Derwent Reservoir, Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir.

Length: 20km (12.5 miles) | Ascent: 410m (1345ft) | Allow at least: 5.75hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


Walk d298 Back Tor and Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir

A long but classic walk with superb views

Route Summary: - Ladybower Reservoir, Fairholmes Car Park, Ashopton, Whinstone Lee Tor, Hurkling Stones, Wheel Stones, White Tor (Derwent Edge), Salt Cellar (Boulder), Derwent Edge, Dove Stone (Boulder), Dovestones Tor, Cakes of Bread, Bradfield Gate Head, Back Tor (Derwent Edge), Abbey Brook, High Stones (Howden Moor), Margery Hill, Outer Edge, Crow Stones, Broadend Clough, Broadhead Clough, Cranberry Bed, Bull Clough, Cranberry Clough, Slippery Stones, Packhorse Bridge (River Derwent), Howden Reservoir, Cold Side (Howden Reservoir), Derwent Reservoir, Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir.

Length: 30km (18.75 miles) | Ascent: 535m (1755ft) | Allow at least: 8.5hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


Walk d114 Alport Castles and Bleaklow Stones from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir

Rough & wild with one steep ascent

Route Summary: - Ladybower Reservoir, Fairholmes Car Park, Derwent Reservoir, Howden Reservoir, Fagney Clough, Ridgewalk Moor, Barrow Stones, Bleaklow Stones (Bleaklow Hill), Alport Moor, West End Moor, Birchin Hat, Alport Castles, Rowlee Pasture, Lockerbrook Heights, Lockerbrook Farm, Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir.

Length: 26.5km (16.5 miles) | Ascent: 794m (2604ft) | Allow at least: 8.5hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


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