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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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)

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Mam Tor, 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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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

In no particular order . . .

On the path between Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Hollins Cross itself with Mam Tor (left) and Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) in the background. Walk route map d123 Mam Tor via Cavedale from Castleton photo

1. On the path between Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Hollins Cross itself with Mam Tor (left) and Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) in the background
Photo: Isobelle Forde (1)


A group of Northampton Ramblers on the top of Mam Tor. Walk route map d123 Mam Tor via Cavedale from Castleton photo

2. A group of Northampton Ramblers on the top of Mam Tor
Photo: Brian Adams (1)


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

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


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

4. Hollins Cross, Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) from Mam Tor
Photo: Mike Higgins (4)


The Jubilee Walkers on top of Mam Tor. Walk route map d123 Mam Tor via Cavedale from Castleton photo

5. The Jubilee Walkers on top of Mam Tor
Photo: David Morecroft (14)


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6. Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) (left), Brown Knoll, Kinder Scout and The Vale of Edale from the summit of Mam Tor
Photo: Debbie Green (5)

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

7. Mam Tor from Castleton
Photo: Dorsal Finn (43)


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8. The Great Ridge - Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge), Rushup Edge, Kinder Scout, The Vale of Edale, Edale, Hollins Cross, Back Tor (Hollins Cross), Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Hope and Castleton under the mist from Mam Tor
Photo: Craig Carter (49)

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

9. Edale from Mam Tor
Photo: Peter Walling (7)


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

10. Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) from Mam Tor
Photo: David Wright (277)



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