Walk d166 Stanton Moor, Birchover and Youlgreave from Stanton in the Peak

Wild moorland walking


Route outline for walk d166:

Stanton in Peak  -  Nine Ladies Stone Circle  -  The Reform Tower (or Earl Grey Tower)  -  Cork Stone  -  Stanton Moor  -  Birchover  -  The Limestone Way  -  Robin Hood's Stride  -  Harthill Moor  -  Harthill Moor Farm  -  River Bradford  -  Bradford Dale  -  Rhienstor Plantation  -  Alport  -  Tolls Wood  -  Stanton in Peak



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

The Reform Tower (or Earl Grey Tower) was erected by a local landowner to celebrate the 1832 Reform Act.Earl Grey was the Liberal Prime Minister who brought in the Reform Bill but is now probably more famous for the tea named after him.

Over 70 sites of Bronze Age activity have been found on Stanton Moor though little is known of their significance. Nine Ladies Stone Circle comprises 1m high stones which form a 10.6m diameter circle.


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
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 Stanton Moor at 323m (1060ft). Stanton Moor is known as an English Bridget. The summit of Stanton Moor 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 Limestone Way, an 80km (50 miles) linear footpath connecting Castleton in Derbyshire, England with Rocester in Staffordshire, England. The Limestone Way is waymarked by a Derby ram. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Limestone Way.

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL24
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 119
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk d166 Stanton Moor, Birchover and Youlgreave from Stanton in the Peak

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Walk d166 Stanton Moor, Birchover and Youlgreave from Stanton in the Peak - The River Bradford in Bradford Dale, Youlgreave

The River Bradford in Bradford Dale, Youlgreave

Photo: Peter Osbourne (19)

Walk d166 Stanton Moor, Birchover and Youlgreave from Stanton in the Peak - The stone footbridge over the River Bradford near Youlgreave in beautiful Bradford Dale

The stone footbridge over the River Bradford near Youlgreave in beautiful Bradford Dale

Photo: Janice Black (58)

Walk d166 Stanton Moor, Birchover and Youlgreave from Stanton in the Peak - The River Bradford near Youlgreave in beautiful Bradford Dale

The River Bradford near Youlgreave in beautiful Bradford Dale

Photo: Janice Black (57)

Walk d166 Stanton Moor, Birchover and Youlgreave from Stanton in the Peak - The River Bradford in Bradford Dale, Youlgreave

The River Bradford in Bradford Dale, Youlgreave

Photo: Peter Osbourne (18)

Walk d166 Stanton Moor, Birchover and Youlgreave from Stanton in the Peak - At the Middleton-by-Youlgreave end of Bradford Dale

At the Middleton-by-Youlgreave end of Bradford Dale

Photo: Peter Osbourne (23)

Walk d166 Stanton Moor, Birchover and Youlgreave from Stanton in the Peak - Stone Circle on Stanton Moor

Stone Circle on Stanton Moor

Photo: Craig Carter (82)

Walk d166 Stanton Moor, Birchover and Youlgreave from Stanton in the Peak - The River Bradford near Youlgreave in beautiful Bradford Dale

The River Bradford near Youlgreave in beautiful Bradford Dale

Photo: Janice Black (56)

Walk d166 Stanton Moor, Birchover and Youlgreave from Stanton in the Peak - The River Bradford at the Middleton-by-Youlgreave end of Bradford Dale

The River Bradford at the Middleton-by-Youlgreave end of Bradford Dale

Photo: Peter Osbourne (24)

Walk d166 Stanton Moor, Birchover and Youlgreave from Stanton in the Peak - Nine Ladies Stone Circle (and a Druid)

Nine Ladies Stone Circle (and a Druid)

Photo: Craig Carter (70)

Walk d166 Stanton Moor, Birchover and Youlgreave from Stanton in the Peak - The River Bradford in Bradford Dale, Youlgreave

The River Bradford in Bradford Dale, Youlgreave

Photo: Peter Osbourne (17)

Walk d166 Stanton Moor, Birchover and Youlgreave from Stanton in the Peak - Ruffit on Stanton Moor

Ruffit on Stanton Moor

Photo: Craig Carter (83)

Walk d166 Stanton Moor, Birchover and Youlgreave from Stanton in the Peak - The River Bradford near Youlgreave in beautiful Bradford Dale

The River Bradford near Youlgreave in beautiful Bradford Dale

Photo: Janice Black (54)

Walk d166 Stanton Moor, Birchover and Youlgreave from Stanton in the Peak - The path beside the River Bradford in Bradford Dale, Youlgreave

The path beside the River Bradford in Bradford Dale, Youlgreave

Photo: Peter Osbourne (16)

Walk d166 Stanton Moor, Birchover and Youlgreave from Stanton in the Peak - The upper reaches of Bradford Dale east of Middleton-by-Youlgreave

The upper reaches of Bradford Dale east of Middleton-by-Youlgreave

Photo: Peter Osbourne (28)

Walk d166 Stanton Moor, Birchover and Youlgreave from Stanton in the Peak - The River Bradford in Bradford Dale, Youlgreave

The River Bradford in Bradford Dale, Youlgreave

Photo: Peter Osbourne (21)

Walk d166 Stanton Moor, Birchover and Youlgreave from Stanton in the Peak - The River Bradford near Youlgreave in beautiful Bradford Dale

The River Bradford near Youlgreave in beautiful Bradford Dale

Photo: Janice Black (52)

Walk d166 Stanton Moor, Birchover and Youlgreave from Stanton in the Peak - The path beside the River Bradford in Bradford Dale, Youlgreave

The path beside the River Bradford in Bradford Dale, Youlgreave

Photo: Peter Osbourne (15)

Walk d166 Stanton Moor, Birchover and Youlgreave from Stanton in the Peak - Stanton Moor

Stanton Moor

Photo: Craig Carter (76)

Walk d166 Stanton Moor, Birchover and Youlgreave from Stanton in the Peak - Bent tree on Stanton Moor

Bent tree on Stanton Moor

Photo: Craig Carter (79)

Walk d166 Stanton Moor, Birchover and Youlgreave from Stanton in the Peak - Nine Ladies Stone Circle from Ther King Stone

Nine Ladies Stone Circle from Ther King Stone

Photo: Craig Carter (71)


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