Walk d164 Barrow Stones, Grinah Stones, Bleaklow Stones and Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill) from Woodhead

High remote moorland - glorious


Route outline for walk d164:

Woodhead Tunnel  -  Far Black Clough  -  Swains Head  -  Swains Greave  -  Barrow Stones  -  Grinah Stones  -  Bleaklow Stones (Bleaklow Hill)  -  Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill)  -  The Wain Stones (or Kissing Stones)  -  The Pennine Way  -  Joseph Patch  -  John Track Well  -  Torside Clough  -  Peaknaze Moor  -  Reaps Farm  -  The Longdendale Trail  -  Torside Reservoir  -  Woodhead Reservoir  -  Woodhead Tunnel.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
1
English
Mountain
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttall
1
English
Nuttall
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
1
Bridget

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill) at 633m (2077ft). Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (158th highest in England, 271st highest in England & Wales). Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill) is also known as an English Nuttall (215th highest in England, 370th highest in England & Wales).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Bleaklow Stones (Bleaklow Hill) at 628m (2061ft). Bleaklow Stones (Bleaklow Hill) is Unclassified.

You will also reach the summit of Barrow Stones at 591m (1940ft). Barrow Stones is known as an Bridget.

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 d164 Barrow Stones, Grinah Stones, Bleaklow Stones and Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill) from Woodhead

In no particular order . . .

The Wain Stones near Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill)

The Wain Stones near Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill)

Photo: Andy Holliday (1)

Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill) summit

Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill) summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (192)

On Bleaklow Hill

On Bleaklow Hill

Photo: Steve Horne (10)

On Bleaklow Stones (Bleaklow Hill)

On Bleaklow Stones (Bleaklow Hill)

Photo: Steve Horne (1)

The Wain Stones - 'kissing'

The Wain Stones - 'kissing'

Photo: Norman Howarth (4)

Brassington Church

Brassington Church

Photo: David Dayton (29)

Bleaklow Bog!

Bleaklow Bog!

Photo: Christine Shepherd (190)

Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill)

Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill)

Photo: Norman Howarth (6)

Approaching Barrow Stones from Ridgewalk Moor

Approaching Barrow Stones from Ridgewalk Moor

Photo: Ian Windle (58)

The Wain Stones (or Kissing Stones) on Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill)

The Wain Stones (or Kissing Stones) on Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (191)


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