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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0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
2
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
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0
Marilyns
Bridget
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 (81st highest in England, 183rd 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 (146th highest in England, 334th 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 . . .

Hope from Mam Tor

Hope from Mam Tor

Photo: Peter Walling (1)

Rainbow and Mam Tor from Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge)

Rainbow and Mam Tor from Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge)

Photo: Stuart Street (7)

Mam Tor from near Hollins Cross

Mam Tor from near Hollins Cross

Photo: Mark Heywood (2)

Hangliders off Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) from Mam Tor

Hangliders off Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) from Mam Tor

Photo: Debbie Green (3)

Mam Tor

Mam Tor

Photo: Peter Walling (2)

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Hollins Cross

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Hollins Cross

Photo: Mark Edwards (9)

Heading towards Hollins Cross, Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Lose Hill (Ward's Piece)

Heading towards Hollins Cross, Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Lose Hill (Ward's Piece)

Photo: Dorsal Finn (111)

Cave Dale nr Castleton

Cave Dale nr Castleton

Photo: Arthur Norton (3)

Mam Tor from Rushup Edge

Mam Tor from Rushup Edge

Photo: David Hague (9)

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from below Hollins Cross

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from below Hollins Cross

Photo: Mike Higgins (1)


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