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
1
Bridget

The highest point of this walk is Bleaklow Stones (Bleaklow Hill) at 628m (2061ft).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Barrow Stones, 591m (1940ft). and a Bridget


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


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

In no particular order . . .

Bamford Moor from Ladybower Reservoir

Bamford Moor from Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ben Stafford (1)

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)

Alport Castles

Alport Castles

Photo: Steve Horne (7)

On Bleaklow Hill

On Bleaklow Hill

Photo: Steve Horne (9)

*Aerial Panorama Looking South East down Ladybower Reservoir

*Aerial Panorama Looking South East down Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ron Linton (3)

Bleaklow Stones (Bleaklow Hill)

Bleaklow Stones (Bleaklow Hill)

Photo: Nick Snape (5)

Bamford Moor and Winhill Pike (Win Hill) from The Tower, Alport Castles in the snow

Bamford Moor and Winhill Pike (Win Hill) from The Tower, Alport Castles in the snow

Photo: Richard Hooper (1)

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)

Heather in bloom at Barrow Stones

Heather in bloom at Barrow Stones

Photo: Ian Windle (59)

Bleaklow Bog!

Bleaklow Bog!

Photo: Christine Shepherd (190)


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