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.




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)

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 . . .

Derwent Dam and Ladybower Reservoir

Derwent Dam and Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Nick Snape (2)

Access Road to Crookhill Farm, Ladybower Reservoir

Access Road to Crookhill Farm, Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ben Stafford (13)

Crook Hill from the southern shore of Ladybower Reservoir

Crook Hill from the southern shore of Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ian Windle (13)

Winhill Pike (Win Hill), Ladybower Reservoir and Crook Hill from Dovestones Tor, Derwent Edge

Winhill Pike (Win Hill), Ladybower Reservoir and Crook Hill from Dovestones Tor, Derwent Edge

Photo: Terry Jones (4)

Woodland above Ladybower Reservoir

Woodland above Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Nick Snape (3)

Deep snow on the lane beside Derwent Reservoir in the Upper Derwent Valley

Deep snow on the lane beside Derwent Reservoir in the Upper Derwent Valley

Photo: Dave Roper (1)

Aerial view looking North up Derwent Reservoir

Aerial view looking North up Derwent Reservoir

Photo: Ron Linton (2)

Autumn sunshine on Derwent Reservoir

Autumn sunshine on Derwent Reservoir

Photo: Marty Byrne (3)

The Dove Stone (Boulder), Derwent Edge

The Dove Stone (Boulder), Derwent Edge

Photo: Ben Stafford (8)

Ladybower Reservoir with Crook Hill beyond

Ladybower Reservoir with Crook Hill beyond

Photo: Jamie Hurst (1)

Derwent Edge from the Wheel Stones

Derwent Edge from the Wheel Stones

Photo: Peter Woods (6)

Derwent Reservoir Dam

Derwent Reservoir Dam

Photo: Michael Davidson (70)

Bleaklow with Derwent Reservoir below from White Tor (Derwent Edge)

Bleaklow with Derwent Reservoir below from White Tor (Derwent Edge)

Photo: Marty Byrne (4)

Ladybower Reservoir from above Derwent Dam

Ladybower Reservoir from above Derwent Dam

Photo: Marty Byrne (2)

The Derwent Edge path from Back Tor (Derwent Edge) summit

The Derwent Edge path from Back Tor (Derwent Edge) summit

Photo: Peter Woods (12)

The Salt Cellar (Boulder) and Ladybower Reservoir

The Salt Cellar (Boulder) and Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Peter Woods (10)

Derwent Reservoir

Derwent Reservoir

Photo: Michael Davidson (107)

The Wheel Stones on Derwent Edge

The Wheel Stones on Derwent Edge

Photo: Terry Jones (3)

Ladybower Reservoir

Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Mel Anderton (1)

Derwent Reservoir Dam

Derwent Reservoir Dam

Photo: Michael Davidson (69)

Derwent Reservoir Dam

Derwent Reservoir Dam

Photo: Bob Ferguson (16)

Path to Alport from Derwent Reservoir in the Upper Derwent Valley in the snow

Path to Alport from Derwent Reservoir in the Upper Derwent Valley in the snow

Photo: Dave Roper (2)

Winhill Pike (Win Hill) from Ladybower Reservoir

Winhill Pike (Win Hill) from Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Peter Woods (1)

The Wheel Stones, Derwent Edge

The Wheel Stones, Derwent Edge

Photo: Ben Stafford (4)

The Wheel Stones, Derwent Edge

The Wheel Stones, Derwent Edge

Photo: Ben Stafford (5)

Back Tor (Derwent Edge) beyond Ladybower Reservoir

Back Tor (Derwent Edge) beyond Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ben Stafford (12)

Above Ladybower Reservoir

Above Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Pauline Elliott (2)

*Aerial Panorama Looking South East down Ladybower Reservoir

*Aerial Panorama Looking South East down Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ron Linton (3)

Ladybower Reservoir from Derwent Edge

Ladybower Reservoir from Derwent Edge

Photo: Peter Woods (7)

*Aerial Panorama looking North up Derwent Reservoir to Howden Dam with Howden Reservoir beyond

*Aerial Panorama looking North up Derwent Reservoir to Howden Dam with Howden Reservoir beyond

Photo: Ron Linton (4)

Winhill Pike (Win Hill) and Ladybower Reservoir from Derwent Edge

Winhill Pike (Win Hill) and Ladybower Reservoir from Derwent Edge

Photo: Peter Woods (9)

Pipe/Foot Bridge across and inlet, Ladybower Reservoir

Pipe/Foot Bridge across and inlet, Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ben Stafford (35)

Hurkling Stones and Whinstone Lee Tor beyond Ladybower Reservoir

Hurkling Stones and Whinstone Lee Tor beyond Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ben Stafford (11)

Ladybower Reservoir Overflow

Ladybower Reservoir Overflow

Photo: Lee Harpin (1)

Derwent Reservoir Dam

Derwent Reservoir Dam

Photo: Bob Ferguson (26)

Sign on the shores of Howden Reservoir and Derwent Reservoir

Sign on the shores of Howden Reservoir and Derwent Reservoir

Photo: Michael Davidson (104)

The Salt Cellar (Boulder), Derwent Edge

The Salt Cellar (Boulder), Derwent Edge

Photo: Ben Stafford (7)

Ashopton Bridge with Crook Hil beyond, Ladybower Reservoir

Ashopton Bridge with Crook Hil beyond, Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Mark Heywood (10)

Derwent Reservoir Dam (overflowing)

Derwent Reservoir Dam (overflowing)

Photo: Arthur Norton (8)

The Wheel Stones on Derwent Edge

The Wheel Stones on Derwent Edge

Photo: Peter Woods (4)

Bridge over Fagney Clough where it enters Derwent Reservoir in the Upper Derwent Valley in the snow

Bridge over Fagney Clough where it enters Derwent Reservoir in the Upper Derwent Valley in the snow

Photo: Dave Roper (3)

Back Tor (Derwent Edge)

Back Tor (Derwent Edge)

Photo: Ben Stafford (10)

Derwent Valley in January

Derwent Valley in January

Photo: Leah Grayson (1)

The Wheel Stones on Derwent Edge

The Wheel Stones on Derwent Edge

Photo: Peter Woods (3)

The Cakes of Bread (Boulder), Derwent Edge

The Cakes of Bread (Boulder), Derwent Edge

Photo: Ben Stafford (9)

Bamford House (ruin) and Derwent Reservoir

Bamford House (ruin) and Derwent Reservoir

Photo: Peter Woods (14)

River Ashop

River Ashop

Photo: Mick Coxon (7)

Back Tor (Derwent Edge)

Back Tor (Derwent Edge)

Photo: Terry Jones (6)

The Wheel Stones, Derwent Edge

The Wheel Stones, Derwent Edge

Photo: Ben Stafford (6)

Ladybower Reservoir

Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ben Stafford (34)

Ladybower Reservoir from Derwent Edge

Ladybower Reservoir from Derwent Edge

Photo: Peter Woods (8)

Howden Reservoir Dam from Bamford House, Little Howden Moor

Howden Reservoir Dam from Bamford House, Little Howden Moor

Photo: Peter Woods (15)

Winhill Pike (Win Hill) from Ladybower Reservoir

Winhill Pike (Win Hill) from Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ben Stafford (2)

The Wheel Stones on Derwent Edge

The Wheel Stones on Derwent Edge

Photo: Peter Woods (5)

Back Tor (Derwent Edge) summit

Back Tor (Derwent Edge) summit

Photo: Peter Woods (11)

Island Plantation in the middle of Derwent Reservoir

Island Plantation in the middle of Derwent Reservoir

Photo: Bob Ferguson (23)

Ladybower Reservoir from Whinstone Lee Tor

Ladybower Reservoir from Whinstone Lee Tor

Photo: Martyn Skinner (1)

Derwent Reservoir Dam

Derwent Reservoir Dam

Photo: Bob Ferguson (27)

Ladybower Reservoir from Derwent Edge

Ladybower Reservoir from Derwent Edge

Photo: Peter Woods (2)

Ladybower Reservoir from Derwent Edge

Ladybower Reservoir from Derwent Edge

Photo: Ben Stafford (3)

Dovestones Tor, Derwent Edge

Dovestones Tor, Derwent Edge

Photo: Terry Jones (5)

River Ashop

River Ashop

Photo: Mick Coxon (6)

One the towers of Derwent Reservoir Dam

One the towers of Derwent Reservoir Dam

Photo: Ian Windle (23)

Ladybower Reservoir

Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Renata Edge (1)

Ladybower Reservoir

Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Mary Bracegirdle (1)

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)

Ladybower Reservoir

Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Pauline Elliott (1)

Bamford Moor from Ladybower Reservoir

Bamford Moor from Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ben Stafford (1)

Island Plantation in the middle of Derwent Reservoir with water cascading over Howden Reservoir Dam beyond

Island Plantation in the middle of Derwent Reservoir with water cascading over Howden Reservoir Dam beyond

Photo: Bob Ferguson (25)

Aerial view looking South East down Ladybower Reservoir

Aerial view looking South East down Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ron Linton (1)

Derwent Dam

Derwent Dam

Photo: Marty Byrne (1)

Howden Dam and Derwent Reservoir

Howden Dam and Derwent Reservoir

Photo: Steve Horne (11)

The cairn at Lost Lad, Derwent Edge

The cairn at Lost Lad, Derwent Edge

Photo: Peter Woods (13)


. . . see just 10 walk photos from Walk d121 Back Tor from Ashopton Bridge, Ladybower Reservoir


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