Walk route map d158 Sparrowpit and Mam Tor 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, Cave Dale, Perry Dale, Sparrowpit, Rushup Edge, Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge), Mam Tor, Hollins Cross, Backtor Nook, Castleton.

Vital Statistics for this Walk

  • Length/Distance: 18.5km (11.5 miles)
  • Total Ascent: 610m (2001ft)
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Allow at least: 6hrs
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Walk route map d158 Sparrowpit and Mam Tor from Castleton Castleton, Limestone Way, Cave Dale, Perry Dale, Sparrowpit, Rushup Edge, Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge), Mam Tor, Hollins Cross, Backtor Nook, Castleton The Dark Peak Area,  The Peak District National Park,  Derbyshire,  England

Mam Tor summit
Photo: Shara Higgins

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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 Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) at 546m (1792ft). Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) is also known as an English Dewey (78th in England, 179th 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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Mountains
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Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
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Nuttalls
Dewey
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Deweys
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Outlying Fells
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Marilyns
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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 d158 Sparrowpit and Mam Tor from Castleton

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Aerial Shot of Castleton with Winnats Pass and Lord's Seat (Mam Tor) and Mam Tor. Walk route map d158 Sparrowpit and Mam Tor from Castleton photo

1. Aerial Shot of Castleton with Winnats Pass and Lord's Seat (Mam Tor) and Mam Tor
Photo: Ron Linton (9)


The Vale of Edale from Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge). Walk route map d158 Sparrowpit and Mam Tor from Castleton photo

2. The Vale of Edale from Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge)
Photo: Will Caesar (18)


Hollins Cross, Barker Bank, Backtor Nook, Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) from Mam Tor. Walk route map d158 Sparrowpit and Mam Tor from Castleton photo

3. Hollins Cross, Barker Bank, Backtor Nook, Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) from Mam Tor
Photo: David Wright (278)


Rainbow and Mam Tor from Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge). Walk route map d158 Sparrowpit and Mam Tor from Castleton photo

4. Rainbow and Mam Tor from Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge)
Photo: Stuart Street (7)


Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from below Hollins Cross. Walk route map d158 Sparrowpit and Mam Tor from Castleton photo

5. Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from below Hollins Cross
Photo: Mike Higgins (1)


Edale from Hollins Cross. Walk route map d158 Sparrowpit and Mam Tor from Castleton photo

6. Edale from Hollins Cross
Photo: Peter Walling (4)


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7. 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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Heading towards Hollins Cross, Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Lose Hill (Ward's Piece). Walk route map d158 Sparrowpit and Mam Tor from Castleton photo

8. Heading towards Hollins Cross, Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Lose Hill (Ward's Piece)
Photo: Dorsal Finn (111)


Hope from Upper Booth. Walk route map d158 Sparrowpit and Mam Tor from Castleton photo

9. Hope from Upper Booth
Photo: Peter Walling (3)


East to Backtor Nook and Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Hollins Cross. Walk route map d158 Sparrowpit and Mam Tor from Castleton photo

10. East to Backtor Nook and Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Hollins Cross
Photo: David Wright (273)



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