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

Rough & wild with one steep ascent


Route outline for walk d114:

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




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

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

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Bleaklow Stones (Bleaklow Hill) at 628m (2061ft). Bleaklow Stones (Bleaklow Hill) is known as an English Bridget.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Barrow Stones at 591m (1940ft). Barrow Stones is known as an English Bridget.

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL1
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 110
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


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

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Walk d114 Alport Castles and Bleaklow Stones from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Anvil Stone at Bleaklow Stones (Bleaklow Hill)

Anvil Stone at Bleaklow Stones (Bleaklow Hill)

Photo: Ian Windle (61)

Walk d114 Alport Castles and Bleaklow Stones from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Winhill Pike (Win Hill) from Ladybower Reservoir

Winhill Pike (Win Hill) from Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ben Stafford (2)

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

Howden Reservoir

Photo: Renata Edge (8)

Walk d114 Alport Castles and Bleaklow Stones from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Walkers and Cyclists near the Kings Tree turning circle at the northern end of Howden Reservoir

Walkers and Cyclists near the Kings Tree turning circle at the northern end of Howden Reservoir

Photo: Bob Ferguson (44)

Walk d114 Alport Castles and Bleaklow Stones from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - The Tower at Alport Castles in the snow with Kinder Scout in the background

The Tower at Alport Castles in the snow with Kinder Scout in the background

Photo: Jim Worley (3)

Walk d114 Alport Castles and Bleaklow Stones from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Bleaklow Stones (Bleaklow Hill)

Bleaklow Stones (Bleaklow Hill)

Photo: Ian Windle (62)

Walk d114 Alport Castles and Bleaklow Stones from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Peat Groughs on Bleaklow Hill

Peat Groughs on Bleaklow Hill

Photo: Brian Davidson (11)

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

Bleaklow Bog!

Photo: Christine Shepherd (190)

Walk d114 Alport Castles and Bleaklow Stones from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Snow on Kinder Scout from Alport Castles

Snow on Kinder Scout from Alport Castles

Photo: Les Singleton (3)

Walk d114 Alport Castles and Bleaklow Stones from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Winhill Pike (Win Hill) from Lockerbrook Heights

Winhill Pike (Win Hill) from Lockerbrook Heights

Photo: Ian Windle (26)

Walk d114 Alport Castles and Bleaklow Stones from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Heather in bloom at Barrow Stones

Heather in bloom at Barrow Stones

Photo: Ian Windle (59)

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

Ladybower Reservoir from nr Alport Castles

Photo: Nick Snape (7)

Walk d114 Alport Castles and Bleaklow Stones from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Looking back down West End River to The Upper Derwent Valley from Ridgewalk Moor

Looking back down West End River to The Upper Derwent Valley from Ridgewalk Moor

Photo: Ian Windle (57)

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

Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Mel Anderton (1)

Walk d114 Alport Castles and Bleaklow Stones from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Howden Reservoir at Low Water

Howden Reservoir at Low Water

Photo: Bob Ferguson (43)

Walk d114 Alport Castles and Bleaklow Stones from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Alport Dale from Alport Castles (looking North West)

Alport Dale from Alport Castles (looking North West)

Photo: Brian Davidson (2)

Walk d114 Alport Castles and Bleaklow Stones from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) and Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Rowlee Pasture in the snow

Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) and Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Rowlee Pasture in the snow

Photo: Jim Worley (2)

Walk d114 Alport Castles and Bleaklow Stones from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - The Packhorse Bridge over The River Derwent at the northern end of Howden Reservoir

The Packhorse Bridge over The River Derwent at the northern end of Howden Reservoir

Photo: Bob Ferguson (20)

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

Howden Reservoir

Photo: Bob Ferguson (41)

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

Howden Reservoir

Photo: Renata Edge (4)


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