Walk d252 Mam Tor and Rushup Edge from Edale

Superb ridge walk with stunning views all around


Route outline for walk d252:

Edale  -  Upper Booth  -  Highfield Farm  -  Tagsnaze Farm  -  The Orchard Farm  -  Dalehead Bunkhouse  -  Whitemoor Clough  -  Chapel Gate (Track)  -  Rushupp Edge  -  Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge)  -  Mam Tor  -  Hollins Cross  -  Backtor Nook  -  Backtor Farm  -  Backtor Bridge  -  Woodhouse Farm  -  The Vale of Edale  -  Cotefield Farm  -  Ollerbrook Booth  -  Edale



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

It costs £6.00 to park a car for the day in the main car park in Edale. The ticket machine only takes coins and you cannot pay with notes or credit cards. There is precious little alternative parking. Best make sure you bring enough change. Sept 2021.

The odd shaped lumps of rock strewn across so many of the South West's tors are collectively known as 'clitter'.


Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
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English
Mountains
Wainwright
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Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
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English
Nuttalls
Dewey
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English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
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Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
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Marilyns
Bridget
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Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) at 546m (1791ft). Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) is also known as an English Dewey (81st highest in England, 185th in England & Wales)

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Mam Tor at 517m (1696ft). Mam Tor is also known as an English Dewey (146th highest in England, 335th in England & Wales) The summit of Mam Tor is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.


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 d252 Mam Tor and Rushup Edge from Edale

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Walk d252 Mam Tor and Rushup Edge from Edale - Hollins Cross, Barker Bank, Backtor Nook, Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) from Mam Tor

Hollins Cross, Barker Bank, Backtor Nook, Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) from Mam Tor

Photo: David Wright (278)

Walk d252 Mam Tor and Rushup Edge from Edale - Looking towards Kinder Scout from Mam Tor

Looking towards Kinder Scout from Mam Tor

Photo: Rob Barklamb (62)

Walk d252 Mam Tor and Rushup Edge from Edale - Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) (left), Brown Knoll, Kinder Scout and The Vale of Edale from the summit of Mam Tor

Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) (left), Brown Knoll, Kinder Scout and The Vale of Edale from the summit of Mam Tor

Photo: Debbie Green (5)

Walk d252 Mam Tor and Rushup Edge from Edale - The Nab from Edale in the snow

The Nab from Edale in the snow

Photo: Mike Hart (11)

Walk d252 Mam Tor and Rushup Edge from Edale - Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Hollins Cross

Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Hollins Cross

Photo: Dorsal Finn (112)

Walk d252 Mam Tor and Rushup Edge from Edale - *Aerial Panorama of Hollins Cross and Mam Tor from above Back Tor

*Aerial Panorama of Hollins Cross and Mam Tor from above Back Tor

Photo: Ron Linton (11)

Walk d252 Mam Tor and Rushup Edge from Edale - East to Backtor Nook and Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Hollins Cross

East to Backtor Nook and Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from Hollins Cross

Photo: David Wright (273)

Walk d252 Mam Tor and Rushup Edge from Edale - Sheep in Edale on the path to Barber Booth

Sheep in Edale on the path to Barber Booth

Photo: David Hague (7)

Walk d252 Mam Tor and Rushup Edge from Edale - Lord's Seat in the snow from Edale Station

Lord's Seat in the snow from Edale Station

Photo: Mike Hart (8)

Walk d252 Mam Tor and Rushup Edge from Edale - Climbing back out of the Grinds Brook valley in the snow and ice at Edale

Climbing back out of the Grinds Brook valley in the snow and ice at Edale

Photo: Mike Hart (10)

Walk d252 Mam Tor and Rushup Edge from Edale - Looking west to Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) from Mam Tor

Looking west to Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) from Mam Tor

Photo: David Wright (274)

Walk d252 Mam Tor and Rushup Edge from Edale - Edale Church

Edale Church

Photo: Ian Windle (22)

Walk d252 Mam Tor and Rushup Edge from Edale - The paved path on Mam Tor

The paved path on Mam Tor

Photo: Sanjay Gupta (3)

Walk d252 Mam Tor and Rushup Edge from Edale - The boys on the summit of Mam Tor

The boys on the summit of Mam Tor

Photo: Dorsal Finn (109)

Walk d252 Mam Tor and Rushup Edge from Edale - Edale End and The Vale of Edale

Edale End and The Vale of Edale

Photo: Ian Windle (20)

Walk d252 Mam Tor and Rushup Edge from Edale - Hope from Upper Booth

Hope from Upper Booth

Photo: Peter Walling (3)

Walk d252 Mam Tor and Rushup Edge from Edale - The Vale of Edale from the summit of Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge)

The Vale of Edale from the summit of Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge)

Photo: Stuart Street (6)

Walk d252 Mam Tor and Rushup Edge from Edale - On the path between Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Hollins Cross itself with Mam Tor (left) and Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) in the background

On the path between Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Hollins Cross itself with Mam Tor (left) and Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) in the background

Photo: Isobelle Forde (1)

Walk d252 Mam Tor and Rushup Edge from Edale - The Vale of Edale from Mam Tor

The Vale of Edale from Mam Tor

Photo: Mike Higgins (3)

Walk d252 Mam Tor and Rushup Edge from Edale - Edale from Hollins Cross

Edale from Hollins Cross

Photo: Peter Walling (4)


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