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.



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 d212 Alport Castles from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir

In no particular order . . .

Hurkling Stones and Whinstone Lee Tor beyond Ladybower Reservoir

Hurkling Stones and Whinstone Lee Tor beyond Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ben Stafford (11)

Snow on Kinder Scout from Alport Castles

Snow on Kinder Scout from Alport Castles

Photo: Les Singleton (5)

Ladybower Reservoir from Hagg Side Woods

Ladybower Reservoir from Hagg Side Woods

Photo: Ben Stafford (33)

Margery Hill and Howden Moor beyond Howden Reservoir from Lockerbrook Heights

Margery Hill and Howden Moor beyond Howden Reservoir from Lockerbrook Heights

Photo: Ian Windle (27)

Back Tor (Derwent Edge) beyond Ladybower Reservoir

Back Tor (Derwent Edge) beyond Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ben Stafford (12)

Pipe/Foot Bridge across and inlet, Ladybower Reservoir

Pipe/Foot Bridge across and inlet, Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ben Stafford (35)

Alport Dale from Alport Castles

Alport Dale from Alport Castles

Photo: Steve Horne (5)

Snow on Kinder Scout from Alport Castles

Snow on Kinder Scout from Alport Castles

Photo: Les Singleton (4)

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 (6)

*Alport Dale from Alport Castles (looking West)

*Alport Dale from Alport Castles (looking West)

Photo: Brian Davidson (4)

Alport Castles, Rowlee Pasture

Alport Castles, Rowlee Pasture

Photo: Ray Foster (8)

Access Road to Crookhill Farm, Ladybower Reservoir

Access Road to Crookhill Farm, Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ben Stafford (13)

The River Alport in the snow

The River Alport in the snow

Photo: Jim Worley (6)

Ladybower Reservoir

Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Renata Edge (1)

River Ashop

River Ashop

Photo: Mick Coxon (6)

Bamford Moor and Winhill Pike (Win Hill) from The Tower, Alport Castles in the snow

Bamford Moor and Winhill Pike (Win Hill) from The Tower, Alport Castles in the snow

Photo: Richard Hooper (1)

Alport Dale from Alport Castles

Alport Dale from Alport Castles

Photo: Arthur Norton (1)

Alport Castles

Alport Castles

Photo: Steve Horne (7)

The Tower at Alport Castles

The Tower at Alport Castles

Photo: Ian Windle (28)

The River Alport in Alport Dale

The River Alport in Alport Dale

Photo: Ian Windle (30)

Ladybower Reservoir

Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ben Stafford (34)

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 (5)

Ladybower Reservoir

Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Mary Bracegirdle (1)

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)

Alport Dale from Upper Ashop

Alport Dale from Upper Ashop

Photo: Ian Windle (32)

Ladybower Reservoir

Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Mel Anderton (1)

Ladybower Reservoir from Lockerbrook Heights

Ladybower Reservoir from Lockerbrook Heights

Photo: Ian Windle (24)

Alport Castles

Alport Castles

Photo: Steve Horne (4)

On Rowlee Pasture

On Rowlee Pasture

Photo: Steve Horne (2)

River Ashop

River Ashop

Photo: Mick Coxon (7)

Derwent Reservoir from Hagg Side above Ladybower Reservoir

Derwent Reservoir from Hagg Side above Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ian Windle (33)

Pike Low above Ladybower Reservoir from Hagg Side Woods

Pike Low above Ladybower Reservoir from Hagg Side Woods

Photo: Ben Stafford (32)

Winhill Pike (Win Hill) from Ladybower Reservoir

Winhill Pike (Win Hill) from Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Peter Woods (1)

Ladybower Reservoir from Lockerbrook

Ladybower Reservoir from Lockerbrook

Photo: Brian Davidson (1)

Path through Hagg Side Woods

Path through Hagg Side Woods

Photo: Ben Stafford (31)

*Alport Dale from Alport Castles (looking South)

*Alport Dale from Alport Castles (looking South)

Photo: Brian Davidson (3)

Looking down on The Tower at Alport Castles with the Ashop Valley beyond

Looking down on The Tower at Alport Castles with the Ashop Valley beyond

Photo: Ian Windle (29)

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)

Ashopton Bridge with Crook Hil beyond, Ladybower Reservoir

Ashopton Bridge with Crook Hil beyond, Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Mark Heywood (10)

Ladybower Reservoir with Crook Hill beyond

Ladybower Reservoir with Crook Hill beyond

Photo: Jamie Hurst (1)

Aerial view looking South East down Ladybower Reservoir

Aerial view looking South East down Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ron Linton (1)

Derwent Dam and Ladybower Reservoir

Derwent Dam and Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Nick Snape (2)

Alport Castles

Alport Castles

Photo: Steve Lowe (2)

Alport Castles

Alport Castles

Photo: Steve Horne (3)

Snow on Kinder Scout from Alport Castles

Snow on Kinder Scout from Alport Castles

Photo: Les Singleton (3)

Winhill Pike (Win Hill) from Ladybower Reservoir

Winhill Pike (Win Hill) from Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ben Stafford (2)

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)

Bamford Moor from Ladybower Reservoir

Bamford Moor from Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ben Stafford (1)

Hagg Side Woods

Hagg Side Woods

Photo: Ben Stafford (30)

Hagg Side from near Lockerbrook Farm in the snow

Hagg Side from near Lockerbrook Farm in the snow

Photo: Jim Worley (1)

Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) and Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Rowlee Pasture in the snow

Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) and Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Rowlee Pasture in the snow

Photo: Jim Worley (2)

*Aerial Panorama Looking South East down Ladybower Reservoir

*Aerial Panorama Looking South East down Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ron Linton (3)

Above Lockerbrook Heights

Above Lockerbrook Heights

Photo: Ian Windle (25)

Alport Dale from Alport Castles (looking North West)

Alport Dale from Alport Castles (looking North West)

Photo: Brian Davidson (2)

River Alport nr Hayridge Farm, Alport Dale

River Alport nr Hayridge Farm, Alport Dale

Photo: Brian Davidson (5)

Woodland above Ladybower Reservoir

Woodland above Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Nick Snape (3)

Alport Castles

Alport Castles

Photo: Steve Horne (6)

Farmhouse in Alport Dale

Farmhouse in Alport Dale

Photo: Ian Windle (31)

Winhill Pike (Win Hill) from Lockerbrook Heights

Winhill Pike (Win Hill) from Lockerbrook Heights

Photo: Ian Windle (26)

Derwent Reservoir with Margery Hill beyond from Rowlee Pasture

Derwent Reservoir with Margery Hill beyond from Rowlee Pasture

Photo: Pauline Elliott (3)

River Alport nr Hayridge Farm, Alport Dale

River Alport nr Hayridge Farm, Alport Dale

Photo: Brian Davidson (6)

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)

Ladybower Reservoir Overflow

Ladybower Reservoir Overflow

Photo: Lee Harpin (1)

Alport Dale from Alport Castles in the snow

Alport Dale from Alport Castles in the snow

Photo: Jim Worley (4)

Ladybower Reservoir from nr Alport Castles

Ladybower Reservoir from nr Alport Castles

Photo: Nick Snape (7)

Kinder Scout from The Tower, Alport Castles in the snow

Kinder Scout from The Tower, Alport Castles in the snow

Photo: Richard Hooper (2)


. . . see just 10 walk photos from Walk d212 Alport Castles from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir


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