Walk d123 Mam Tor via Cavedale from Castleton

Limestone moorland with superb views


Route outline for walk d123:

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



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
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 Mam Tor at 517m (1696ft). Mam Tor is also known as an English Dewey (146th highest in England, 333rd 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 d123 Mam Tor via Cavedale from Castleton

In no particular order . . .

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)

Castleton, Hope and The Hope Valley from the ridge between Mam Tor and Hollins Cross

Castleton, Hope and The Hope Valley from the ridge between Mam Tor and Hollins Cross

Photo: Debbie Green (7)

*Aerial Panorama of Hollins Cross and Mam Tor from above Back Tor

*Aerial Panorama of Hollins Cross and Mam Tor from above Back Tor

Photo: Ron Linton (11)

Mam Tor from Castleton

Mam Tor from Castleton

Photo: Dorsal Finn (43)

Kinder Scout and the Edale Valley from Hollins Cross

Kinder Scout and the Edale Valley from Hollins Cross

Photo: Mark Edwards (8)

Castleton School in the snow

Castleton School in the snow

Photo: Dorsal Finn (44)

Kinder Scout from the summit of Mam Tor

Kinder Scout from the summit of Mam Tor

Photo: David Wright (276)

Mam Tor from near Hollins Cross

Mam Tor from near Hollins Cross

Photo: Mark Heywood (2)

Aerial Shot of Castleton and Winnats Pass

Aerial Shot of Castleton and Winnats Pass

Photo: Ron Linton (10)

Mam Tor summit trig point

Mam Tor summit trig point

Photo: Craig Carter (48)


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