Walk route map d123 Mam Tor via Cavedale from Castleton

A walk in The Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, Central The English Midlands

Limestone moorland with superb views

Walk Route Summary:

- Castleton, The Limestone Way, Peveril Castle, Cave Dale, Old Moor, Rowter Farm, Windy Knoll, Mam Tor, Hollins Cross, Backtor Nook, Castleton.

Vital Statistics for this Walk

  • Length/Distance: 9.5km (6 miles)
  • Total Ascent: 575m (1887ft)
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Allow at least: 4hrs
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Walk route map d123 Mam Tor via Cavedale from Castleton Castleton, The Limestone Way, Peveril Castle, Cave Dale, Old Moor, Rowter Farm, Windy Knoll, Mam Tor, Hollins Cross, Backtor Nook, Castleton The Dark Peak Area,  The Peak District National Park,  Derbyshire,  England

Mam Tor Summit
Photo: Richard Nicholls

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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:

The highest point of this walk is Mam Tor at 517m (1697ft). Mam Tor is also known as an English Dewey (144th in England, 330th in England & Wales)

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
1
English
Dewey
Wainwright Outlying Fell
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Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
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Marilyns
Bridget
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Bridgets


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


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More Photos and Pictures from Walk d123 Mam Tor via Cavedale from Castleton

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On Mam Tor Summit. Walk route map d123 Mam Tor via Cavedale from Castleton photo

1. On Mam Tor Summit
Photo: Patrick Plant (1)


Mam Tor from the path below Hollins Cross under a blanket of deep snow. Walk route map d123 Mam Tor via Cavedale from Castleton photo

2. Mam Tor from the path below Hollins Cross under a blanket of deep snow
Photo: Dorsal Finn (40)


Back Tor from Hollins Cross. Walk route map d123 Mam Tor via Cavedale from Castleton photo

3. Back Tor from Hollins Cross
Photo: Peter Walling (5)


Hope from Mam Tor. Walk route map d123 Mam Tor via Cavedale from Castleton photo

4. Hope from Mam Tor
Photo: Peter Walling (1)


Castleton from Hollins Cross under a blanket of snow. Walk route map d123 Mam Tor via Cavedale from Castleton photo

5. Castleton from Hollins Cross under a blanket of snow
Photo: Dorsal Finn (39)


Rushup Edge and Lord's Seat from Mam Tor. Walk route map d123 Mam Tor via Cavedale from Castleton photo

6. Rushup Edge and Lord's Seat from Mam Tor
Photo: Mike Higgins (6)


Mam Tor summit trig point. Walk route map d123 Mam Tor via Cavedale from Castleton photo

7. Mam Tor summit trig point
Photo: Craig Carter (48)


Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) from Mam Tor. Walk route map d123 Mam Tor via Cavedale from Castleton photo

8. Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) from Mam Tor
Photo: Peter Walling (6)


Looking towards Kinder Scout from Mam Tor. Walk route map d123 Mam Tor via Cavedale from Castleton photo

9. Looking towards Kinder Scout from Mam Tor
Photo: Rob Barklamb (62)


Descending from Hollins Cross towards Castleton with Mam Tor beyond. Walk route map d123 Mam Tor via Cavedale from Castleton photo

10. Descending from Hollins Cross towards Castleton with Mam Tor beyond
Photo: Dorsal Finn (38)



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