Walk d174 Millstone Rocks and Lad's Leap from Crowden

Two edges and two dams


Route outline for walk d174:

Crowden  -  The Pennine Way  -  Highstone Rocks  -  Lad's Leap  -  Millstone Rocks (Lad's Leap)  -  Rhodeswood Reservoir  -  The Longdendale Trail  -  The Pennine Way  -  Torside Reservoir  -  Crowden




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on 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 Millstone Rocks (Lad's Leap) at 493m (1618ft). Millstone Rocks (Lad's Leap) is known as an English Bridget.

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Longdendale Trail, an 11km (7 miles) linear footpath connecting Hadfield in Derbyshire, England with Salter's Brook on the border with West Yorkshire, England. The Longdendale Trail also forms part of the Trans Pennine Trail that runs coast to coast across the UK from Southport in Merseyside to Hornsea in The East Riding of Yorkshire.

The Longdendale Trail follows part of the former Great Central Railway. This line from Manchester to Sheffield Railway was also known as 'The Woodhead Route'. It passed through the picturesque Longdendale valley which includes five reservoirs surrounded by high moorland. The reservoirs were completed in 1877 & were, at the time, the largest artificial expanse of water in the world. The line itself was closed in 1981 amid much controversy.

The Longdendale Trail is waymarked by named discs. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Longdendale Trail.

Part of this walk also 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.


You can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

The Peak District National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL1 The Peak District - Dark Peak area


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Map (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

110 Sheffield & Huddersfield, Glossop & Holmfirth


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk d174 Millstone Rocks and Lad's Leap from Crowden

In no particular order . . .

Walk d174 Millstone Rocks and Lad's Leap from Crowden - Wildboar Clough with Bleaklow Hill beyond from the Pennine Way near Crowden

Wildboar Clough with Bleaklow Hill beyond from the Pennine Way near Crowden

Photo: Geoff Smithson (2)

Walk d174 Millstone Rocks and Lad's Leap from Crowden - Highstone Rocks

Highstone Rocks

Photo: Joanna Lyon (6)

Walk d174 Millstone Rocks and Lad's Leap from Crowden - South from Lad's Leap

South from Lad's Leap

Photo: Joanna Lyon (7)

Walk d174 Millstone Rocks and Lad's Leap from Crowden - Looking back across to Bleaklow Hill from Millstone Rocks (Lad's Leap)

Looking back across to Bleaklow Hill from Millstone Rocks (Lad's Leap)

Photo: Emma Lawrence (1)

Walk d174 Millstone Rocks and Lad's Leap from Crowden - Crowden Brook with Bareholmes Moss beyond from Crowden

Crowden Brook with Bareholmes Moss beyond from Crowden

Photo: Simon Jacks (19)

Walk d174 Millstone Rocks and Lad's Leap from Crowden - Torside Reservoir

Torside Reservoir

Photo: Andy Avery (2)

Walk d174 Millstone Rocks and Lad's Leap from Crowden - The spoil heaps above Brookholes Wood, Crowden

The spoil heaps above Brookholes Wood, Crowden

Photo: Simon Jacks (20)

Walk d174 Millstone Rocks and Lad's Leap from Crowden - An empty Woodhead Reservoir from Crowden

An empty Woodhead Reservoir from Crowden

Photo: Peter Marsh (4)

Walk d174 Millstone Rocks and Lad's Leap from Crowden - Woodhouse Reservoir from Highstone Rocks

Woodhouse Reservoir from Highstone Rocks

Photo: Mike Watson (9)

Walk d174 Millstone Rocks and Lad's Leap from Crowden - Hey Edge from Crowden

Hey Edge from Crowden

Photo: Geoff Smithson (3)

Walk d174 Millstone Rocks and Lad's Leap from Crowden - Looking down Coombs Clough to Bramah Edge from Lad's Leap

Looking down Coombs Clough to Bramah Edge from Lad's Leap

Photo: Emma Lawrence (3)

Walk d174 Millstone Rocks and Lad's Leap from Crowden - Hey Edge from Crowden

Hey Edge from Crowden

Photo: Peter Ellis (1)

Walk d174 Millstone Rocks and Lad's Leap from Crowden - Lad's Leap

Lad's Leap

Photo: Joanna Lyon (8)

Walk d174 Millstone Rocks and Lad's Leap from Crowden - Above Highstone Rocks, looking across to Rhodeswood Reservoir

Above Highstone Rocks, looking across to Rhodeswood Reservoir

Photo: Emma Lawrence (2)

Walk d174 Millstone Rocks and Lad's Leap from Crowden - Valehouse Reservoir and Bottoms Reservoir from Lad's Leap

Valehouse Reservoir and Bottoms Reservoir from Lad's Leap

Photo: Mike Watson (8)

Walk d174 Millstone Rocks and Lad's Leap from Crowden - Bramah Edge from Millstone Rocks (Lad's Leap)

Bramah Edge from Millstone Rocks (Lad's Leap)

Photo: Mike Watson (6)

Walk d174 Millstone Rocks and Lad's Leap from Crowden - Crowden Beck from Highstone Rocks

Crowden Beck from Highstone Rocks

Photo: Joanna Lyon (5)

Walk d174 Millstone Rocks and Lad's Leap from Crowden - Crowden Youth Hostel

Crowden Youth Hostel

Photo: Geoff Smithson (1)


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