Walk d141 The High Peak Trail, Pilsbury Castle Hills and Upper Dove Dale from Earl Sterndale

Superb Derbyshire walk


Route outline for walk d141:

Earl Sterndale  -  Hindlow Quarry  -  Dowlow Works  -  The Midshires Way  -  The High Peak Trail  -  Pomeroy  -  Hurdlow  -  Parsley Hay  -  Darley Farm  -  Vincent House  -  Pilsbury  -  Pilsbury Castle Hills  -  Upper Dove Dale  -  Bridge End Farm  -  Crowdecote  -  Meadow Farm  -  Underhill Farm  -  Hitter Hill  -  Earl Sterndale




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

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

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Hitter Hill at 362m (1188ft). Hitter Hill is known as an English Bridget.

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The High Peak Trail, a 29km (18 miles) linear footpath connecting Dowlow in Derbyshire, England with Cromford in Derbyshire, England. It follows a lengthy section of the Cromford and High Peak Railway which linked the High Peak & Cromford Canals. Started in 1825, the line was finally closed in 1963. The High Peak Trail is waymarked by named posts. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The High Peak Trail.

Part of this walk also follows a section of The Midshires Way, a 362km (225 miles) linear footpath connecting Hampton Wainhill near Bledlow in Buckinghamshire, England with Stockport in Greater Manchester, England. The Midshires Way is waymarked by named posts. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Midshires Way.

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL24
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 119
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk d141 The High Peak Trail, Pilsbury Castle Hills and Upper Dove Dale from Earl Sterndale

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Walk d141 The High Peak Trail, Pilsbury Castle Hills and Upper Dove Dale from Earl Sterndale - Danger Sign on the edge of Hindlow Quarry

Danger Sign on the edge of Hindlow Quarry

Photo: Jack Quick (23)

Walk d141 The High Peak Trail, Pilsbury Castle Hills and Upper Dove Dale from Earl Sterndale - The River Dove, Dove Dale

The River Dove, Dove Dale

Photo: Mike Talbot (2)

Walk d141 The High Peak Trail, Pilsbury Castle Hills and Upper Dove Dale from Earl Sterndale - The High Peak Trail near Hurdlow (Sparklow)

The High Peak Trail near Hurdlow (Sparklow)

Photo: Jack Quick (29)

Walk d141 The High Peak Trail, Pilsbury Castle Hills and Upper Dove Dale from Earl Sterndale - Hindlow Quarry

Hindlow Quarry

Photo: Jack Quick (21)

Walk d141 The High Peak Trail, Pilsbury Castle Hills and Upper Dove Dale from Earl Sterndale - Upper Dove Dale from near Darley Farm

Upper Dove Dale from near Darley Farm

Photo: Terry Howard (59)

Walk d141 The High Peak Trail, Pilsbury Castle Hills and Upper Dove Dale from Earl Sterndale - Wall sign at Parsley Hay

Wall sign at Parsley Hay

Photo: Terry Howard (60)

Walk d141 The High Peak Trail, Pilsbury Castle Hills and Upper Dove Dale from Earl Sterndale - Dowlow Works

Dowlow Works

Photo: Jack Quick (28)

Walk d141 The High Peak Trail, Pilsbury Castle Hills and Upper Dove Dale from Earl Sterndale - View from the High Peak Trail

View from the High Peak Trail

Photo: Adrian Booth (2)

Walk d141 The High Peak Trail, Pilsbury Castle Hills and Upper Dove Dale from Earl Sterndale - Stepping Stones across the River Dove in Dove Dale

Stepping Stones across the River Dove in Dove Dale

Photo: Brian Lunn (2)

Walk d141 The High Peak Trail, Pilsbury Castle Hills and Upper Dove Dale from Earl Sterndale - Dowlow Works

Dowlow Works

Photo: Jack Quick (24)

Walk d141 The High Peak Trail, Pilsbury Castle Hills and Upper Dove Dale from Earl Sterndale - View from the High Peak Trail

View from the High Peak Trail

Photo: Adrian Booth (3)

Walk d141 The High Peak Trail, Pilsbury Castle Hills and Upper Dove Dale from Earl Sterndale - View from the High Peak Trail

View from the High Peak Trail

Photo: Adrian Booth (4)

Walk d141 The High Peak Trail, Pilsbury Castle Hills and Upper Dove Dale from Earl Sterndale - Methodist Chapel, Earl Sterndale

Methodist Chapel, Earl Sterndale

Photo: Jack Quick (19)

Walk d141 The High Peak Trail, Pilsbury Castle Hills and Upper Dove Dale from Earl Sterndale - Dowlow Works

Dowlow Works

Photo: Jack Quick (26)

Walk d141 The High Peak Trail, Pilsbury Castle Hills and Upper Dove Dale from Earl Sterndale - High Peak Trail near Parsley Hay

High Peak Trail near Parsley Hay

Photo: Terry Howard (61)

Walk d141 The High Peak Trail, Pilsbury Castle Hills and Upper Dove Dale from Earl Sterndale - Hurdlow (Sparklow) station on The High Peak Trail

Hurdlow (Sparklow) station on The High Peak Trail

Photo: Jack Quick (30)

Walk d141 The High Peak Trail, Pilsbury Castle Hills and Upper Dove Dale from Earl Sterndale - Sign at the entrance to Vincent House Farm

Sign at the entrance to Vincent House Farm

Photo: Terry Howard (57)

Walk d141 The High Peak Trail, Pilsbury Castle Hills and Upper Dove Dale from Earl Sterndale - Sunset from the High Peak Trail

Sunset from the High Peak Trail

Photo: Adrian Booth (1)

Walk d141 The High Peak Trail, Pilsbury Castle Hills and Upper Dove Dale from Earl Sterndale - Looking up to Thorpe Cloud from Dove Dale

Looking up to Thorpe Cloud from Dove Dale

Photo: Brian Lunn (1)

Walk d141 The High Peak Trail, Pilsbury Castle Hills and Upper Dove Dale from Earl Sterndale - Small pool west of Vincent House

Small pool west of Vincent House

Photo: Terry Howard (55)


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