Walk d121 Back Tor from Ashopton Bridge, Ladybower Reservoir

Classic walk with superb views


Route outline for walk d121:

Ashopton Bridge  -  Ladybower Reservoir  -  Ashopten  -  Whinstone Lee Tor  -  Hurkling Stones  -  Wheel Stones  -  White Tor (Derwent Edge)  -  Salt Cellar (Boulder)  -  Derwent Edge  -  Dove Stone (Boulder)  -  Dovestones Tor  -  Cakes of Bread  -  Bradfield Gate Head  -  Back Tor (Derwent Edge)  -  Lost Lad  -  Bamford House  -  Little Howden Moor  -  Derwent Reservoir  -  Derwent Valley  -  Ashopton Bridge  -  Ladybower Reservoir



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

The odd shaped lumps of rock strewn across so many of the South West's tors are collectively known as 'clitter'.


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
1
English
Dewey
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Back Tor (Derwent Edge) at 538m (1766ft). Back Tor (Derwent Edge) is also known as an English Dewey (97th highest in England, 219th in England & Wales) The summit of Back Tor (Derwent Edge) is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

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 d121 Back Tor from Ashopton Bridge, Ladybower Reservoir

In no particular order . . .

Walk d121 Back Tor from Ashopton Bridge, Ladybower Reservoir - The Wheel Stones on Derwent Edge

The Wheel Stones on Derwent Edge

Photo: Terry Jones (3)

Walk d121 Back Tor from Ashopton Bridge, Ladybower Reservoir - The Wheel Stones on Derwent Edge

The Wheel Stones on Derwent Edge

Photo: Peter Woods (3)

Walk d121 Back Tor from Ashopton Bridge, Ladybower Reservoir - Ladybower Reservoir Overflow

Ladybower Reservoir Overflow

Photo: Lee Harpin (1)

Walk d121 Back Tor from Ashopton Bridge, Ladybower Reservoir - Ladybower Reservoir

Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Mary Bracegirdle (1)

Walk d121 Back Tor from Ashopton Bridge, Ladybower Reservoir - Ladybower Reservoir from Derwent Edge

Ladybower Reservoir from Derwent Edge

Photo: Peter Woods (2)

Walk d121 Back Tor from Ashopton Bridge, Ladybower Reservoir - Howden Dam and Derwent Reservoir

Howden Dam and Derwent Reservoir

Photo: Steve Horne (11)

Walk d121 Back Tor from Ashopton Bridge, Ladybower Reservoir - Ladybower Reservoir with Crook Hill beyond

Ladybower Reservoir with Crook Hill beyond

Photo: Jamie Hurst (1)

Walk d121 Back Tor from Ashopton Bridge, Ladybower Reservoir - On Back Tor (Derwent Edge)

On Back Tor (Derwent Edge)

Photo: Bonnie Eyre (2)

Walk d121 Back Tor from Ashopton Bridge, Ladybower Reservoir - Derwent Valley in January

Derwent Valley in January

Photo: Leah Grayson (1)

Walk d121 Back Tor from Ashopton Bridge, Ladybower Reservoir - The Salt Cellar (Boulder) and Ladybower Reservoir

The Salt Cellar (Boulder) and Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Peter Woods (10)

Walk d121 Back Tor from Ashopton Bridge, Ladybower Reservoir - The Dove Stone (Boulder), Derwent Edge

The Dove Stone (Boulder), Derwent Edge

Photo: Ben Stafford (8)

Walk d121 Back Tor from Ashopton Bridge, Ladybower Reservoir - Derwent Reservoir Dam

Derwent Reservoir Dam

Photo: Michael Davidson (69)

Walk d121 Back Tor from Ashopton Bridge, Ladybower Reservoir - The Cakes of Bread (Boulder), Derwent Edge

The Cakes of Bread (Boulder), Derwent Edge

Photo: Ben Stafford (9)

Walk d121 Back Tor from Ashopton Bridge, Ladybower Reservoir - Derwent Reservoir Dam

Derwent Reservoir Dam

Photo: Bob Ferguson (16)

Walk d121 Back Tor from Ashopton Bridge, Ladybower Reservoir - Lost Lad, Back Tor (Derwent Edge), Dovestones Tor, Derwent Edge, White Tor (Derwent Edge), Hurkling Stones and Whinstone Lee Tor above Ladybower Reservoir

Lost Lad, Back Tor (Derwent Edge), Dovestones Tor, Derwent Edge, White Tor (Derwent Edge), Hurkling Stones and Whinstone Lee Tor above Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ben Stafford (36)

Walk d121 Back Tor from Ashopton Bridge, Ladybower Reservoir - The Wheel Stones on Derwent Edge

The Wheel Stones on Derwent Edge

Photo: Bonnie Eyre (4)

Walk d121 Back Tor from Ashopton Bridge, Ladybower Reservoir - Ladybower Reservoir from Whinstone Lee Tor

Ladybower Reservoir from Whinstone Lee Tor

Photo: Martyn Skinner (1)

Walk d121 Back Tor from Ashopton Bridge, Ladybower Reservoir - Back Tor (Derwent Edge) summit

Back Tor (Derwent Edge) summit

Photo: Peter Woods (11)

Walk d121 Back Tor from Ashopton Bridge, Ladybower Reservoir - Woodland above Ladybower Reservoir

Woodland above Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Nick Snape (3)

Walk d121 Back Tor from Ashopton Bridge, Ladybower Reservoir - Ladybower Reservoir from above Derwent Dam

Ladybower Reservoir from above Derwent Dam

Photo: Marty Byrne (2)


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