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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Mountains
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Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
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Nuttalls
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Deweys
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Outlying Fells
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Marilyns
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Bridgets


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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 . . .

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

1. The Vale of Edale from Mam Tor
Photo: Mike Higgins (3)


Mozzer, Rob, Jimbles, Big Truck and me on the Hollins Cross ridge below summit of Mam Tor. Walk route map d118 Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Castleton from Hope photo

2. Mozzer, Rob, Jimbles, Big Truck and me on the Hollins Cross ridge below summit of Mam Tor
Photo: Dorsal Finn (110)


Nether Booth nestling in the Vale of Edale below Kinder Scout from Back Tor (Hollins Cross). Walk route map d118 Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Castleton from Hope photo

3. Nether Booth nestling in the Vale of Edale below Kinder Scout from Back Tor (Hollins Cross)
Photo: Dorsal Finn (114)


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

4. Edale from Mam Tor
Photo: Peter Walling (7)


Climbing Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) from Hope in heavy snow and arctic winds. Walk route map d118 Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Castleton from Hope photo

5. Climbing Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) from Hope in heavy snow and arctic winds
Photo: Dorsal Finn (20)


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

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


Climbing towards the summit of  Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) in arctic snow conditions. Walk route map d118 Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Castleton from Hope photo

7. Climbing towards the summit of Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) in arctic snow conditions
Photo: Dorsal Finn (23)


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

8. Mam Tor from Hollins Cross during a temperature inversion
Photo: Anthony Waldron (4)


Alport Moor (left) and Hollins Cross, Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) (right) from the summit of Mam Tor. Walk route map d118 Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Castleton from Hope photo

9. Alport Moor (left) and Hollins Cross, Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) (right) from the summit of Mam Tor
Photo: Debbie Green (4)


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

10. Hope Railway Station
Photo: Dorsal Finn (1)



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