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 . . .

The boys on the summit of Mam Tor

The boys on the summit of Mam Tor

Photo: Dorsal Finn (109)

Winhill Pike (Win Hill) from snowy fields near Spring House Farm between Castleton and Hope

Winhill Pike (Win Hill) from snowy fields near Spring House Farm between Castleton and Hope

Photo: Dorsal Finn (49)

On Lose Hill (Ward's Piece)

On Lose Hill (Ward's Piece)

Photo: Mark Heywood (5)

Kinder Scout from the summit of Mam Tor

Kinder Scout from the summit of Mam Tor

Photo: David Wright (276)

Mam Tor from Castleton

Mam Tor from Castleton

Photo: Dorsal Finn (42)

Snowy lane north of Castleon

Snowy lane north of Castleon

Photo: Dorsal Finn (45)

Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) (left), Brown Knoll, Kinder Scout and The Vale of Edale from the summit of Mam Tor

Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) (left), Brown Knoll, Kinder Scout and The Vale of Edale from the summit of Mam Tor

Photo: Debbie Green (5)

Climbing Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) during a winter temperature inversion

Climbing Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) during a winter temperature inversion

Photo: Anthony Waldron (9)

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from below Hollins Cross

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from below Hollins Cross

Photo: Mike Higgins (1)

The Vale of Edale from Mam Tor

The Vale of Edale from Mam Tor

Photo: Mike Higgins (3)


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