Walk d212 Alport Castles from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir

Stunning cliff scenery & wild moorland


Route outline for walk d212:

Ladybower Reservoir  -  Fairholmes Car Park  -  Lockerbrook Farm  -  Lockerbrook Heights  -  Rowlee Pasture  -  Alport Castles  -  River Alport  -  Alport Dale  -  Alport Farm  -  Hayridge Farm  -  Upper Ashop  -  Blackley Clough  -  Hagg Farm  -  Hagg Side  -  Fairholmes Car Park  -  Ladybower Reservoir




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 d212 Alport Castles from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir

In no particular order . . .

Walk d212 Alport Castles from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Ladybower Reservoir Overflow

Ladybower Reservoir Overflow

Photo: Lee Harpin (1)

Walk d212 Alport Castles from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Lost Lad, Back Tor (Derwent Edge), Dovestones Tor, Derwent Edge, White Tor (Derwent Edge), Hurkling Stones and Whinstone Lee Tor above Ladybower Reservoir

Lost Lad, Back Tor (Derwent Edge), Dovestones Tor, Derwent Edge, White Tor (Derwent Edge), Hurkling Stones and Whinstone Lee Tor above Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ben Stafford (36)

Walk d212 Alport Castles from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Alport Castles

Alport Castles

Photo: Steve Horne (3)

Walk d212 Alport Castles from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Alport Dale from Upper Ashop

Alport Dale from Upper Ashop

Photo: Ian Windle (32)

Walk d212 Alport Castles from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Alport Dale from Alport Castles

Alport Dale from Alport Castles

Photo: Steve Horne (5)

Walk d212 Alport Castles from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Winhill Pike (Win Hill) from Lockerbrook Heights

Winhill Pike (Win Hill) from Lockerbrook Heights

Photo: Ian Windle (26)

Walk d212 Alport Castles from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Aerial view looking South East down Ladybower Reservoir

Aerial view looking South East down Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ron Linton (1)

Walk d212 Alport Castles from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Ladybower Reservoir from Lockerbrook

Ladybower Reservoir from Lockerbrook

Photo: Brian Davidson (1)

Walk d212 Alport Castles from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Path through Hagg Side Woods

Path through Hagg Side Woods

Photo: Ben Stafford (31)

Walk d212 Alport Castles from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - The Tower at Alport Castles in the snow with Kinder Scout in the background

The Tower at Alport Castles in the snow with Kinder Scout in the background

Photo: Jim Worley (3)

Walk d212 Alport Castles from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - River Alport nr Hayridge Farm, Alport Dale

River Alport nr Hayridge Farm, Alport Dale

Photo: Brian Davidson (6)

Walk d212 Alport Castles from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Temperature inversion in the Upper Derwent Valley seen from Rowlee Pasture

Temperature inversion in the Upper Derwent Valley seen from Rowlee Pasture

Photo: Ray Foster (7)

Walk d212 Alport Castles from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Hagg Side Woods

Hagg Side Woods

Photo: Ben Stafford (30)

Walk d212 Alport Castles from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Ladybower Reservoir

Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Mary Bracegirdle (1)

Walk d212 Alport Castles from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Alport Dale from Alport Castles (looking North West)

Alport Dale from Alport Castles (looking North West)

Photo: Brian Davidson (2)

Walk d212 Alport Castles from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Ladybower Reservoir with Crook Hill beyond

Ladybower Reservoir with Crook Hill beyond

Photo: Jamie Hurst (1)

Walk d212 Alport Castles from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - *Aerial Panorama Looking South East down Ladybower Reservoir

*Aerial Panorama Looking South East down Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ron Linton (3)

Walk d212 Alport Castles from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Looking back up to Alport Castles from Alport Dale in the snow

Looking back up to Alport Castles from Alport Dale in the snow

Photo: Jim Worley (5)

Walk d212 Alport Castles from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Access Road to Crookhill Farm, Ladybower Reservoir

Access Road to Crookhill Farm, Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ben Stafford (13)

Walk d212 Alport Castles from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Snow on Kinder Scout from Alport Castles

Snow on Kinder Scout from Alport Castles

Photo: Les Singleton (3)


. . . load all 66 walk photos from Walk d212 Alport Castles from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir


Send us your photographs and pictures from your walks and hikes

We would love to see your walk photographs and pictures walk d212 Alport Castles from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir. Please send them as email attachments (configured for any computer) along with your name to:

and we shall do our best to publish them.

(Guide Resolution = 300dpi. At least = 660 pixels (wide) x 440 pixels (high).)

Send us your walking and hiking photographs and pictures from walk d212 Alport Castles from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir via Facebook

You can also submit photos from walk d212 Alport Castles from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir via our Facebook Page.

NB. Please indicate where each photo was taken.





Do not miss our pick of the Best Walks in the UK


Follow go4awalk.com on Twitter Follow go4awalk.com on Facebook






Find new Friends to go walking with

Walk all 214 Wainwrights in just 59 Walks. Download GPS Waypoints - Great Walks you must not miss!

Walk The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge Walk - All the Latest Route Information, GPS Waypoints and Split Times to keep you on Schedule

Walk The British Three Peaks Challenge Walk - All the Latest Route Information and GPS Waypoints

See our pick of The Best Walks in The Lake District - Great Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of the Best Lake District Ridge Walks - Great Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of the Best Lake District Walks to do in the rain - Great Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in Snowdonia - Great Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Ridge Walks in Wales - Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in The Brecon Beacons - Great Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in The Yorkshire Dales - Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in The Peak District - Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in The Forest of Bowland - Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in Shropshire - Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in Cheshire - Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in Lancashire - Walks you must not miss!

Not sure where to walk next? Try Peak Bagging - Great Walks you must not miss!

Not sure where to walk next? Walk part of a National Trail - Great Walks you must not miss!

Walks with Downloadable and Uploadable GPS Waypoint Data

Walking Kit Gear Tested by Walkers

Full Site Search