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 - Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from below Hollins Cross

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from below Hollins Cross

Photo: Mike Higgins (2)

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

Snowy lane north of Castleon

Photo: Dorsal Finn (45)

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

Mam Tor from Hollins Cross during a temperature inversion

Photo: Anthony Waldron (4)

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 - The road winding its way down to Edale from Mam Tor with Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) (left) and Kinder Scout in the distance

The road winding its way down to Edale from Mam Tor with Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) (left) and Kinder Scout in the distance

Photo: Sanjay Gupta (2)

Walk d118 Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Castleton from Hope - Railway Bridge near Hope Station in the snow

Railway Bridge near Hope Station in the snow

Photo: Dorsal Finn (17)

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

Hollins Cross, Barker Bank, Backtor Nook, Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) from Mam Tor

Photo: David Wright (278)

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 - One man and his dog, a gorgeous day walking from Mam Tor to Hollins Cross

One man and his dog, a gorgeous day walking from Mam Tor to Hollins Cross

Photo: Helen Rimmer (1)

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

Winnats Pass (centre left) from Mam Tor

Photo: David Wright (279)

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 - 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 - Mam Tor from the path below Hollins Cross under a blanket of deep snow

Mam Tor from the path below Hollins Cross under a blanket of deep snow

Photo: Dorsal Finn (40)

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

Mam Tor, Hollins Cross, Back Tor (Hollins Cross) in deep snow on the Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) ridge

Photo: Dorsal Finn (29)

Walk d118 Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Castleton from Hope - Kinder Scout and The Vale of Edale on the way up to Mam Tor summit

Kinder Scout and The Vale of Edale on the way up to Mam Tor summit

Photo: Debbie Green (2)

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 - Descending from Hollins Cross towards Castleton with Mam Tor beyond

Descending from Hollins Cross towards Castleton with Mam Tor beyond

Photo: Dorsal Finn (38)

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 - 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)

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)


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