Walk d162 Brown Knoll (Edale), Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) and Mam Tor via Jacob's Ladder from Edale

Fine high level walk away from the crowds - can be boggy


Route outline for walk d162:

Edale  -  The Pennine Way  -  Upper Booth  -  Jacob's Ladder (Edale)  -  Brown Knoll (Edale)  -  Colborne (Colbourne)  -  Chapel Gate Track  -  Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge)  -  Mam Tor  -  Hollins Cross  -  Edale



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

It costs £6.00 to park a car for the day in the main car park in Edale. The ticket machine only takes coins and you cannot pay with notes or credit cards. There is precious little alternative parking. Best make sure you bring enough change. Sept 2021.

The odd shaped lumps of rock strewn across so many of the South West's tors are collectively known as 'clitter'.


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
3
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Brown Knoll (Edale) at 569m (1867ft). Brown Knoll (Edale) is also known as an English Dewey (41st highest in England, 91st in England & Wales) The summit of Brown Knoll (Edale) is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of 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)

You will also reach the summit of Mam Tor at 517m (1696ft). Mam Tor is also known as an English Dewey (146th highest in England, 334th in England & Wales) The summit of Mam Tor is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Pennine Way, a 404km (251 miles) linear footpath connecting Edale in Derbyshire, England with Kirk Yetholm in The Borders, Scotland. The Pennine Way is waymarked by a National Trail Acorn. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Pennine Way.

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 d162 Brown Knoll (Edale), Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) and Mam Tor via Jacob's Ladder from Edale

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Walk d162 Brown Knoll (Edale), Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) and Mam Tor via Jacob's Ladder from Edale - Mam Tor

Mam Tor

Photo: Peter Walling (2)

Walk d162 Brown Knoll (Edale), Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) and Mam Tor via Jacob's Ladder from Edale - Castleton under a temperature inversion from Mam Tor

Castleton under a temperature inversion from Mam Tor

Photo: Craig Carter (47)

Walk d162 Brown Knoll (Edale), Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) and Mam Tor via Jacob's Ladder from Edale - Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) from Mam Tor

Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) from Mam Tor

Photo: David Wright (277)

Walk d162 Brown Knoll (Edale), Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) and Mam Tor via Jacob's Ladder from Edale - The River Noe and The Pennine Way from the top of Jacob's Ladder (Edale)

The River Noe and The Pennine Way from the top of Jacob's Ladder (Edale)

Photo: Michael Dodd (2)

Walk d162 Brown Knoll (Edale), Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) and Mam Tor via Jacob's Ladder from Edale - Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) from the path up Mam Tor

Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) from the path up Mam Tor

Photo: Patricia Owen (1)

Walk d162 Brown Knoll (Edale), Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) and Mam Tor via Jacob's Ladder from Edale - At the bottom of Jacob's Ladder (Edale)

At the bottom of Jacob's Ladder (Edale)

Photo: Joanna Gotheridge (1)

Walk d162 Brown Knoll (Edale), Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) and Mam Tor via Jacob's Ladder from Edale - Castleton, Hope and The Hope Valley from the ridge between Mam Tor and Hollins Cross

Castleton, Hope and The Hope Valley from the ridge between Mam Tor and Hollins Cross

Photo: Debbie Green (7)

Walk d162 Brown Knoll (Edale), Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) and Mam Tor via Jacob's Ladder from Edale - Edale and Lord's Seat from the lower slopes of The Nab

Edale and Lord's Seat from the lower slopes of The Nab

Photo: Mike Hart (12)

Walk d162 Brown Knoll (Edale), Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) and Mam Tor via Jacob's Ladder from Edale - Carl Morris at a snowy Edale Station with Grindslow Knoll (Kinder Scout) in the background

Carl Morris at a snowy Edale Station with Grindslow Knoll (Kinder Scout) in the background

Photo: Mike Hart (9)

Walk d162 Brown Knoll (Edale), Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) and Mam Tor via Jacob's Ladder from Edale - The Nab from Edale in the snow

The Nab from Edale in the snow

Photo: Mike Hart (11)

Walk d162 Brown Knoll (Edale), Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) and Mam Tor via Jacob's Ladder from Edale - The Mam Tor Ridge from the Edale Valley

The Mam Tor Ridge from the Edale Valley

Photo: Nick Cusack (8)

Walk d162 Brown Knoll (Edale), Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) and Mam Tor via Jacob's Ladder from Edale - Mam Tor from Rushup Edge

Mam Tor from Rushup Edge

Photo: David Hague (9)

Walk d162 Brown Knoll (Edale), Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) and Mam Tor via Jacob's Ladder from Edale - Edale Church

Edale Church

Photo: Ian Windle (22)

Walk d162 Brown Knoll (Edale), Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) and Mam Tor via Jacob's Ladder from Edale - Mist drifting over Castleton the Hope Valley from Mam Tor

Mist drifting over Castleton the Hope Valley from Mam Tor

Photo: Craig Carter (50)

Walk d162 Brown Knoll (Edale), Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) and Mam Tor via Jacob's Ladder from Edale - The footbridge carrying The Pennine Way at the foot of Jacob's Ladder (Edale)

The footbridge carrying The Pennine Way at the foot of Jacob's Ladder (Edale)

Photo: Dorsal Finn (73)

Walk d162 Brown Knoll (Edale), Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) and Mam Tor via Jacob's Ladder from Edale - Edale Church

Edale Church

Photo: Ian Windle (42)

Walk d162 Brown Knoll (Edale), Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) and Mam Tor via Jacob's Ladder from Edale - Froxen tree on the slopes of Back Tor (Hollins Cross) viewed from Hollins Cross

Froxen tree on the slopes of Back Tor (Hollins Cross) viewed from Hollins Cross

Photo: Anthony Waldron (5)

Walk d162 Brown Knoll (Edale), Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) and Mam Tor via Jacob's Ladder from Edale - Hollins Cross, Barker Bank, Backtor Nook, Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) from Mam Tor

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

Photo: David Wright (278)

Walk d162 Brown Knoll (Edale), Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) and Mam Tor via Jacob's Ladder from Edale - Noe Stool from the top of Jacob's Ladder (Edale)

Noe Stool from the top of Jacob's Ladder (Edale)

Photo: Michael Dodd (3)

Walk d162 Brown Knoll (Edale), Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) and Mam Tor via Jacob's Ladder from Edale - National Trust plaque at the bottom of Jacob's Ladder

National Trust plaque at the bottom of Jacob's Ladder

Photo: Bob Ferguson (91)


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