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

Superb views of the Vale of Edale


Route outline for walk d118:

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.



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:

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 Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) at 476m (1562ft). Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) is known as an Bridget.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Back Tor (Hollins Cross) at 438m (1438ft). Back Tor (Hollins Cross) 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 d118 Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Castleton from Hope

In no particular order . . .

Hope from Mam Tor

Hope from Mam Tor

Photo: Peter Walling (1)

Hangliders off Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) from Mam Tor

Hangliders off Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) from Mam Tor

Photo: Debbie Green (3)

The steep descent to Hollins Cross in deep snow from the summit of Back Tor (Hollins Cross)

The steep descent to Hollins Cross in deep snow from the summit of Back Tor (Hollins Cross)

Photo: Dorsal Finn (33)

Snowy fields near Spring House Farm between Castleton and Hope

Snowy fields near Spring House Farm between Castleton and Hope

Photo: Dorsal Finn (50)

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from below Hollins Cross

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from below Hollins Cross

Photo: Mike Higgins (2)

Mozzer on Back Tor (Hollins Cross) with Lose Hill (Ward

Mozzer on Back Tor (Hollins Cross) with Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) in the background

Photo: Dorsal Finn (115)

Hangliders soaring above Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) viewed from Mam Tor

Hangliders soaring above Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) viewed from Mam Tor

Photo: Debbie Green (6)

Hollins Cross, Mam Tor and Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) from Back Tor (Hollins Cross)

Hollins Cross, Mam Tor and Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) from Back Tor (Hollins Cross)

Photo: Dorsal Finn (113)

Brassington Church

Brassington Church

Photo: David Dayton (29)

Sarah, Me, Jenny & Amy at Hollins Cross stretching our hamstrings!

Sarah, Me, Jenny & Amy at Hollins Cross stretching our hamstrings!

Photo: Frankie McQuarrie (1)


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