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.


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):

OL1 The Peak District - Dark Peak area


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 - 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 - Howden Reservoir

Howden Reservoir

Photo: Renata Edge (8)

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 - Aerial view looking South East down Ladybower Reservoir

Aerial view looking South East down Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ron Linton (1)

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 - Woodland above Ladybower Reservoir

Woodland above Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Nick Snape (3)

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

Autumn sunshine on Derwent Reservoir

Photo: Marty Byrne (3)

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

Alport Castles

Photo: Steve Lowe (2)

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

Howden Reservoir

Photo: Renata Edge (5)

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 - Howden Reservoir

Howden Reservoir

Photo: Renata Edge (6)

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

Bleaklow Stones (Bleaklow Hill)

Photo: Nick Snape (6)

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 - 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 - 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 - Alport Castles

Alport Castles

Photo: Steve Horne (4)

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 (5)

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

Howden Reservoir

Photo: Les Singleton (2)

Walk d114 Alport Castles and Bleaklow Stones from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Me, Bradders and my nephew David during a snow blizzard on Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill)

Me, Bradders and my nephew David during a snow blizzard on Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill)

Photo: Dave Papworth (3)

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

Derwent Valley from Bleaklow Stones (Bleaklow Hill)

Photo: Nick Snape (4)


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