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




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on 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.


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

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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 - On Bleaklow Stones (Bleaklow Hill)

On Bleaklow Stones (Bleaklow Hill)

Photo: Steve Horne (1)

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

Derwent Reservoir Dam

Photo: Bob Ferguson (27)

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

Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ben Stafford (34)

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 - Howden Reservoir

Howden Reservoir

Photo: Renata Edge (7)

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

Ladybower Reservoir from Lockerbrook Heights

Photo: Ian Windle (24)

Walk d114 Alport Castles and Bleaklow Stones from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - High Stones (Howden Moor) beyond Howden Reservoir

High Stones (Howden Moor) beyond Howden Reservoir

Photo: Ian Windle (54)

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

Alport Dale from Alport Castles

Photo: Steve Horne (5)

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 - Ladybower Reservoir with Crook Hill beyond

Ladybower Reservoir with Crook Hill beyond

Photo: Jamie Hurst (1)

Walk d114 Alport Castles and Bleaklow Stones from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Temperature inversion in the Upper Derwent Valley seen from Rowlee Pasture

Temperature inversion in the Upper Derwent Valley seen from Rowlee Pasture

Photo: Ray Foster (5)

Walk d114 Alport Castles and Bleaklow Stones from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Island Plantation in the middle of Derwent Reservoir

Island Plantation in the middle of Derwent Reservoir

Photo: Bob Ferguson (23)

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

Howden Reservoir

Photo: Michael Davidson (106)

Walk d114 Alport Castles and Bleaklow Stones from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Heather and Grinah Stones in the distance from Barrow Stones

Heather and Grinah Stones in the distance from Barrow Stones

Photo: Ian Windle (60)

Walk d114 Alport Castles and Bleaklow Stones from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - One the towers of Derwent Reservoir Dam

One the towers of Derwent Reservoir Dam

Photo: Ian Windle (23)

Walk d114 Alport Castles and Bleaklow Stones from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Ashopton Bridge with Crook Hil beyond, Ladybower Reservoir

Ashopton Bridge with Crook Hil beyond, Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Mark Heywood (10)

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

Howden Reservoir

Photo: Renata Edge (4)

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 - Approaching Barrow Stones from Ridgewalk Moor

Approaching Barrow Stones from Ridgewalk Moor

Photo: Ian Windle (58)


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