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.


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
marilyn
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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 English 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 English Bridget.


You can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

The Peak District National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL1 The Peak District - Dark Peak area


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Map (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

110 Sheffield & Huddersfield, Glossop & Holmfirth


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

In no particular order . . .

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

Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) from Mam Tor

Photo: David Wright (277)

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

Approaching Mam Tor

Photo: Sanjay Gupta (1)

Walk d118 Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Castleton from Hope - Sarah, Me, Jenny & Amy at Hollins Cross stretching our hamstrings!

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

Photo: Frankie McQuarrie (1)

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

Nether Booth nestling in the Vale of Edale below Kinder Scout from Back Tor (Hollins Cross)

Photo: Dorsal Finn (114)

Walk d118 Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Castleton from Hope - The Vale of Castleton and Mam Tor (right) from Hollins Cross

The Vale of Castleton and Mam Tor (right) from Hollins Cross

Photo: David Wright (272)

Walk d118 Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Castleton from Hope - Aerial Shot of Castleton and Winnats Pass

Aerial Shot of Castleton and Winnats Pass

Photo: Ron Linton (10)

Walk d118 Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Castleton from Hope - Deep snow on the ridge between Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Hollins Cross

Deep snow on the ridge between Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Hollins Cross

Photo: Dorsal Finn (35)

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

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Hollins Cross

Photo: Mark Edwards (9)

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

The Vale of Edale from Mam Tor

Photo: Mike Higgins (3)

Walk d118 Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Castleton from Hope - Kinder Scout from the summit of Mam Tor

Kinder Scout from the summit of Mam Tor

Photo: David Wright (276)

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

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

Mam Tor from Castleton

Photo: Dorsal Finn (42)

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

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) under a blanket of snow

Photo: Dorsal Finn (34)

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

Mozzer, Rob, Jimbles, Big Truck and me on the Hollins Cross ridge below summit of Mam Tor

Photo: Dorsal Finn (110)

Walk d118 Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Castleton from Hope - East to Backtor Nook and Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Hollins Cross

East to Backtor Nook and Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Hollins Cross

Photo: David Wright (273)

Walk d118 Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Castleton from Hope - Looking east across Barker Bank to Backtor Nook and Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Hollins Cross

Looking east across Barker Bank to Backtor Nook and Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Hollins Cross

Photo: David Wright (271)

Walk d118 Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Castleton from Hope - Me on the summit of Mam Tor

Me on the summit of Mam Tor

Photo: Sanjay Gupta (5)

Walk d118 Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Castleton from Hope - Big Truck on Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) with Birthday Cake

Big Truck on Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) with Birthday Cake

Photo: Dorsal Finn (117)

Walk d118 Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Castleton from Hope - The Vale of Hope from Mam Tor

The Vale of Hope from Mam Tor

Photo: Mike Higgins (5)


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