Walk route map d118 Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Castleton from Hope

A walk in The Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, Central The English Midlands

Superb views of the Vale of Edale

Walk Route Summary:

- Hope, Townhead Bridge, Losehill End, Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Back Tor (Hollins Cross), Barker Bank, Hollins Cross, Mam Tor Farm, Knowlgate Farm, Odin Sitch, Castleton, Hollowford Centre, Spring House Farm, Hope.

Vital Statistics for this Walk

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Walk route map d118 Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Castleton from Hope Hope, Townhead Bridge, Losehill End, Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Back Tor (Hollins Cross), Barker Bank, Hollins Cross, Mam Tor Farm, Knowlgate Farm, Odin Sitch, Castleton, Hollowford Centre, Spring House Farm, Hope The Dark Peak Area,  The Peak District National Park,  Derbyshire,  England

On Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) with Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Mam Tor beyond during a winter temperature inversion
Photo: Anthony Waldron

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Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

The imposing ruins of Peveril Castle stand high above the pretty village of Castleton in the heart of Derbyshire’s Peak District. Mentioned in the Domesday survey, Peveril Castle is one of England’s earliest Norman fortresses. The keep was built by Henry II in 1176.


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) at 476m (1562ft). - Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) is known as a Bridget

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Back Tor (Hollins Cross), 438m (1438ft). and a Bridget

Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

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English
Mountains
Wainwright
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Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
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English
Nuttalls
Dewey
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English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
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Wainwright
Outlying Fells
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Marilyns
Bridget
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Bridgets


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.


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More Photos and Pictures from Walk d118 Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Castleton from Hope

In no particular order . . .

Me, my Wife and Billy the dog after a 12k hike to the summit of Lose Hill (Ward's Piece). Walk route map d118 Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Castleton from Hope photo

1. Me, my Wife and Billy the dog after a 12k hike to the summit of Lose Hill (Ward's Piece)
Photo: Terry Maw (2)


Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from below Hollins Cross. Walk route map d118 Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Castleton from Hope photo

2. Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from below Hollins Cross
Photo: Mike Higgins (1)


Rushup Edge and Lord's Seat from Mam Tor. Walk route map d118 Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Castleton from Hope photo

3. Rushup Edge and Lord's Seat from Mam Tor
Photo: Mike Higgins (6)


Castleton from Hollins Cross under a blanket of snow. Walk route map d118 Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Castleton from Hope photo

4. Castleton from Hollins Cross under a blanket of snow
Photo: Dorsal Finn (39)


Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Hollins Cross. Walk route map d118 Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Castleton from Hope photo

5. Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Hollins Cross
Photo: Mark Edwards (9)


Kinder Scout and The Vale of Edale on the way up to Mam Tor summit. Walk route map d118 Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Castleton from Hope photo

6. Kinder Scout and The Vale of Edale on the way up to Mam Tor summit
Photo: Debbie Green (2)


Shatton Edge from snowy fields near Spring House Farm between Castleton and Hope. Walk route map d118 Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Castleton from Hope photo

7. Shatton Edge from snowy fields near Spring House Farm between Castleton and Hope
Photo: Dorsal Finn (48)


Snowy fields near Spring House Farm between Castleton and Hope. Walk route map d118 Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Castleton from Hope photo

8. Snowy fields near Spring House Farm between Castleton and Hope
Photo: Dorsal Finn (50)


Snowy lane north of Castleon. Walk route map d118 Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Castleton from Hope photo

9. Snowy lane north of Castleon
Photo: Dorsal Finn (45)


Half way up Back Tor (Hollins Cross) in the Dark Peak with the beautiful Hope Valley and Kinder Scout behind. Walk route map d118 Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Castleton from Hope photo

10. Half way up Back Tor (Hollins Cross) in the Dark Peak with the beautiful Hope Valley and Kinder Scout behind
Photo: Terry Maw (1)



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