Walk ch252 Three Shires Head and Cheeks Hill from The Cat and Fiddle

The highest point in Staffordshire


Route outline for walk ch252:

Cat and Fiddle  -  A537 Goyt's Moss  -  Whetstone Ridge  -  Danebower Hollow  -  A54  -  Danebower Quarries  -  The River Dane  -  The Dane Valley Way  -  Orchard Farm  -  Three Shires Head  -  Panniers Pool  -  Cheeks Hill  -  Dane Head  -  Axe Edge (Axe Edge Moor)  -  A54  -  Cat and Fiddle




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
2
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
1
Bridget

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Axe Edge (Axe Edge Moor) at 551m (1808ft). Axe Edge (Axe Edge Moor) is also known as an English Dewey (69th highest in England, 157th in England & Wales) The summit of Axe Edge (Axe Edge Moor) is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Whetstone Ridge at 547m (1795ft). Whetstone Ridge is also known as an English Dewey (78th highest in England, 179th in England & Wales)

You will also reach the summit of Cheeks Hill at 520m (1707ft). Cheeks Hill is known as an English Bridget. Cheeks Hill is the highest point in the county of Staffordshire.

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Dane Valley Way, a 66km (41 miles) linear footpath connecting Buxton in Derbyshire, with Middlewich in Cheshire, England. The Dane Valley Way is waymarked by the letters DVW. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Dane Valley Way.


You can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

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

OL24 The Peak District - White Peak area


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

119 Buxton & Matlock, Bakewell & Dove Dale


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk ch252 Three Shires Head and Cheeks Hill from The Cat and Fiddle

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Walk ch252 Three Shires Head and Cheeks Hill from The Cat and Fiddle - Unusual dry stone structure in Danebower Quarries

Unusual dry stone structure in Danebower Quarries

Photo: Michael Davidson (29)

Walk ch252 Three Shires Head and Cheeks Hill from The Cat and Fiddle - The Cat and Fiddle Pub

The Cat and Fiddle Pub

Photo: Michael Davidson (18)

Walk ch252 Three Shires Head and Cheeks Hill from The Cat and Fiddle - The Cat and Fiddle

The Cat and Fiddle

Photo: Don Ritchie (1)

Walk ch252 Three Shires Head and Cheeks Hill from The Cat and Fiddle - Three Shires Head

Three Shires Head

Photo: Don Ritchie (10)

Walk ch252 Three Shires Head and Cheeks Hill from The Cat and Fiddle - The River Dane in Danebower Hollow

The River Dane in Danebower Hollow

Photo: Don Ritchie (6)

Walk ch252 Three Shires Head and Cheeks Hill from The Cat and Fiddle - Three Shires Head

Three Shires Head

Photo: Mark Grindrod (2)

Walk ch252 Three Shires Head and Cheeks Hill from The Cat and Fiddle - Another view of the sheepfold on Cheeks Hill  - the highest point in Staffordshire

Another view of the sheepfold on Cheeks Hill - the highest point in Staffordshire

Photo: Michael Davidson (24)

Walk ch252 Three Shires Head and Cheeks Hill from The Cat and Fiddle - River Dane in Danebower Quarries

River Dane in Danebower Quarries

Photo: Michael Davidson (26)

Walk ch252 Three Shires Head and Cheeks Hill from The Cat and Fiddle - The River Dane in Danebower Quarries

The River Dane in Danebower Quarries

Photo: Michael Davidson (28)

Walk ch252 Three Shires Head and Cheeks Hill from The Cat and Fiddle - Shutlingsloe from The Cat and Fiddle

Shutlingsloe from The Cat and Fiddle

Photo: Don Ritchie (4)

Walk ch252 Three Shires Head and Cheeks Hill from The Cat and Fiddle - Crossing the River Dane in Danebower Quarries

Crossing the River Dane in Danebower Quarries

Photo: Michael Davidson (27)

Walk ch252 Three Shires Head and Cheeks Hill from The Cat and Fiddle - The Cat and Fiddle

The Cat and Fiddle

Photo: Don Ritchie (2)

Walk ch252 Three Shires Head and Cheeks Hill from The Cat and Fiddle - The Cat and Fiddle from Axe Edge (Axe Edge Moor)

The Cat and Fiddle from Axe Edge (Axe Edge Moor)

Photo: Michael Davidson (22)

Walk ch252 Three Shires Head and Cheeks Hill from The Cat and Fiddle - Goyt's Valley from Axe Edge Moor

Goyt's Valley from Axe Edge Moor

Photo: Don Ritchie (14)

Walk ch252 Three Shires Head and Cheeks Hill from The Cat and Fiddle - Croker Hill (mast far left), Shutlingsloe (centre right) and Whetstone Edge (right) from Axe Edge (Axe Edge Moor)

Croker Hill (mast far left), Shutlingsloe (centre right) and Whetstone Edge (right) from Axe Edge (Axe Edge Moor)

Photo: Michael Davidson (23)

Walk ch252 Three Shires Head and Cheeks Hill from The Cat and Fiddle - Looking SW across the Dane Valley from near Three Shires Head

Looking SW across the Dane Valley from near Three Shires Head

Photo: Mark Grindrod (3)

Walk ch252 Three Shires Head and Cheeks Hill from The Cat and Fiddle - The Cheshire Countryside near Three Shires Head

The Cheshire Countryside near Three Shires Head

Photo: Mark Grindrod (1)

Walk ch252 Three Shires Head and Cheeks Hill from The Cat and Fiddle - Old chimney in Danebower Quarries

Old chimney in Danebower Quarries

Photo: Michael Davidson (30)

Walk ch252 Three Shires Head and Cheeks Hill from The Cat and Fiddle - Sheep Fold on Cheeks Hill  - the highest point in Staffordshire

Sheep Fold on Cheeks Hill - the highest point in Staffordshire

Photo: Michael Davidson (21)

Walk ch252 Three Shires Head and Cheeks Hill from The Cat and Fiddle - Y shaped section of dry stone wall near Orchard Farm

Y shaped section of dry stone wall near Orchard Farm

Photo: Michael Davidson (25)


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