Walk d158 Sparrowpit and Mam Tor from Castleton

Limestone moorland with superb views


Route outline for walk d158:

Castleton  -  The Limestone Way  -  Cave Dale  -  Perry Dale  -  Sparrowpit  -  Rushup Farm  -  Rushup Hall  -  Rushup Edge  -  Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge)  -  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:

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Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
2
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
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0
Marilyns
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0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) at 546m (1791ft). Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) is also known as an English Dewey (78th highest in England, 179th in England & Wales)

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Mam Tor at 517m (1696ft). Mam Tor is also known as an English Dewey (144th highest in England, 330th 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 d158 Sparrowpit and Mam Tor from Castleton

In no particular order . . .

The Jubilee Walkers on top of Mam Tor

The Jubilee Walkers on top of Mam Tor

Photo: David Morecroft (14)

The Vale of Hope from Mam Tor

The Vale of Hope from Mam Tor

Photo: Mike Higgins (5)

Kinder Scout and the Edale Valley from Hollins Cross

Kinder Scout and the Edale Valley from Hollins Cross

Photo: Mark Edwards (8)

Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) from Rushup Edge

Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) from Rushup Edge

Photo: Stuart Street (8)

Hollins Cross, Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) from Mam Tor

Hollins Cross, Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) from Mam Tor

Photo: Mike Higgins (4)

Aerial Shot of Castleton and Winnats Pass

Aerial Shot of Castleton and Winnats Pass

Photo: Ron Linton (10)

Brassington Church

Brassington Church

Photo: David Dayton (29)

The Great Ridge - Rushup Edge, Mam Tor, Hollins Cross, Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) from Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge)

The Great Ridge - Rushup Edge, Mam Tor, Hollins Cross, Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) from Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge)

Photo: Craig Carter (45)

Mam Tor from Rushup Edge

Mam Tor from Rushup Edge

Photo: David Hague (9)

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

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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