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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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 Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge), 546m (1792ft). Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) is also known as an English Dewey (78th in England, 179th in England & Wales)

You will also reach the summit of Mam Tor, 517m (1697ft). Mam Tor is also known as an English Dewey (144th in England, 330th in England & Wales)

Along the way you will also bag Mam Tor, 517m (1697ft) - an English Dewey (144th in Eng, 330th Eng & Wal).

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 d158 Sparrowpit and Mam Tor from Castleton

In no particular order . . .

Perry Dale. Walk route map d158 Sparrowpit and Mam Tor from Castleton photo

1. Perry Dale
Photo: Rob Tyas (2)


A group of Northampton Ramblers on the top of Mam Tor. Walk route map d158 Sparrowpit and Mam Tor from Castleton photo

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


The Vale of Edale from Mam Tor. Walk route map d158 Sparrowpit and Mam Tor from Castleton photo

3. The Vale of Edale from Mam Tor
Photo: Mike Higgins (7)


Castleton School in the snow. Walk route map d158 Sparrowpit and Mam Tor from Castleton photo

4. Castleton School in the snow
Photo: Dorsal Finn (44)


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

5. Hangliders soaring above Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) viewed from Mam Tor
Photo: Debbie Green (6)


Looking towards Kinder Scout from Mam Tor. Walk route map d158 Sparrowpit and Mam Tor from Castleton photo

6. Looking towards Kinder Scout from Mam Tor
Photo: Rob Barklamb (62)


Snowy lane north of Castleon. Walk route map d158 Sparrowpit and Mam Tor from Castleton photo

7. Snowy lane north of Castleon
Photo: Dorsal Finn (45)


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

8. Hope from Mam Tor
Photo: Peter Walling (1)


Mam Tor summit trig point. Walk route map d158 Sparrowpit and Mam Tor from Castleton photo

9. Mam Tor summit trig point
Photo: Christine Shepherd (184)


Mam Tor Summit. Walk route map d158 Sparrowpit and Mam Tor from Castleton photo

10. Mam Tor Summit
Photo: Richard Nicholls (76)



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