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 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.

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 . . .

Walk d118 Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Castleton from Hope - The Hope Valley (left), Mam Tor, The Vale of Edale and Kinder Scout (right) from Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) in arctic snow conditions

The Hope Valley (left), Mam Tor, The Vale of Edale and Kinder Scout (right) from Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) in arctic snow conditions

Photo: Dorsal Finn (26)

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

Castleton from Hollins Cross under a blanket of snow

Photo: Dorsal Finn (39)

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: Dorsal Finn (112)

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 - On the summit of Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) in arctic snow conditions

On the summit of Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) in arctic snow conditions

Photo: Dorsal Finn (24)

Walk d118 Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Castleton from Hope - Snowy fields East of Spring House Farm between Castleton and Hope

Snowy fields East of Spring House Farm between Castleton and Hope

Photo: Dorsal Finn (46)

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

On Lose Hill (Ward's Piece)

Photo: Mark Heywood (5)

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

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

Photo: Anthony Waldron (8)

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

The boys on the summit of Mam Tor

Photo: Dorsal Finn (109)

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

Me, my Wife and Billy the dog after a 12k hike to the summit of Lose Hill (Ward's Piece)

Photo: Terry Maw (2)

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

Walk d118 Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Castleton from Hope - Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) with Mam Tor and Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) beyond during a winter temperature inversion

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) with Mam Tor and Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) beyond during a winter temperature inversion

Photo: Anthony Waldron (7)

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 - 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 - 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 - 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)

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)

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

Mam Tor

Photo: Peter Walling (2)

Walk d118 Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Castleton from Hope - Froxen tree on the slopes of Back Tor (Hollins Cross) viewed from Hollins Cross

Froxen tree on the slopes of Back Tor (Hollins Cross) viewed from Hollins Cross

Photo: Anthony Waldron (5)


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