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

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 Unclassified.

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

In no particular order . . .

Howden Reservoir

Howden Reservoir

Photo: Renata Edge (3)

Back Tor (Derwent Edge) beyond Ladybower Reservoir

Back Tor (Derwent Edge) beyond Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ben Stafford (12)

Aerial view looking North up Derwent Reservoir

Aerial view looking North up Derwent Reservoir

Photo: Ron Linton (2)

Access Road to Crookhill Farm, Ladybower Reservoir

Access Road to Crookhill Farm, Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ben Stafford (13)

Alport Dale from Alport Castles

Alport Dale from Alport Castles

Photo: Arthur Norton (1)

Winhill Pike (Win Hill) from Ladybower Reservoir

Winhill Pike (Win Hill) from Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Peter Woods (1)

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)

Aerial view looking South East down Ladybower Reservoir

Aerial view looking South East down Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ron Linton (1)

Brassington Church

Brassington Church

Photo: David Dayton (29)

Ladybower Reservoir from Lockerbrook Heights

Ladybower Reservoir from Lockerbrook Heights

Photo: Ian Windle (24)


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