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'.


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
2
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
0
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, 183rd 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, 334th in England & Wales) The summit of Mam Tor is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

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 d252 Mam Tor and Rushup Edge from Edale

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Walk d252 Mam Tor and Rushup Edge from Edale - Mam Tor summit trig point

Mam Tor summit trig point

Photo: Craig Carter (48)

Walk d252 Mam Tor and Rushup Edge from Edale - Mam Tor from Hollins Cross during a temperature inversion

Mam Tor from Hollins Cross during a temperature inversion

Photo: Anthony Waldron (4)

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

Hope from Mam Tor

Photo: Peter Walling (1)

Walk d252 Mam Tor and Rushup Edge from Edale - Edale and Lord's Seat from the lower slopes of The Nab

Edale and Lord's Seat from the lower slopes of The Nab

Photo: Mike Hart (12)

Walk d252 Mam Tor and Rushup Edge from Edale - Castleton from Hollins Cross under a blanket of snow

Castleton from Hollins Cross under a blanket of snow

Photo: Dorsal Finn (39)

Walk d252 Mam Tor and Rushup Edge from Edale - Rushup Edge and Lord's Seat from Mam Tor

Rushup Edge and Lord's Seat from Mam Tor

Photo: Mike Higgins (6)

Walk d252 Mam Tor and Rushup Edge from Edale - The Jubilee Walkers on top of Mam Tor

The Jubilee Walkers on top of Mam Tor

Photo: David Morecroft (14)

Walk d252 Mam Tor and Rushup Edge from Edale - Descending from Hollins Cross towards Castleton with Mam Tor beyond

Descending from Hollins Cross towards Castleton with Mam Tor beyond

Photo: Dorsal Finn (38)

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 - Mam Tor summit trig point

Mam Tor summit trig point

Photo: Christine Shepherd (184)

Walk d252 Mam Tor and Rushup Edge from Edale - The Vale of Castleton and Mam Tor (right) from Hollins Cross

The Vale of Castleton and Mam Tor (right) from Hollins Cross

Photo: David Wright (272)

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

Edale Church

Photo: Stuart Street (1)

Walk d252 Mam Tor and Rushup Edge from Edale - Hangliders off Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) from Mam Tor

Hangliders off Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge) from Mam Tor

Photo: Debbie Green (3)

Walk d252 Mam Tor and Rushup Edge from Edale - Ollerbrook Booth near Edale

Ollerbrook Booth near Edale

Photo: Peter Walling (8)

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

The Vale of Hope from Mam Tor

Photo: Mike Higgins (5)

Walk d252 Mam Tor and Rushup Edge from Edale - The High Peak District, Eldon Hill, Chapel-en-le-Frith, Rushup Edge, Kinder Scout, The Vale of Edale, Edale, Mam Tor, Hollins Cross, Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) from Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge)

The High Peak District, Eldon Hill, Chapel-en-le-Frith, Rushup Edge, Kinder Scout, The Vale of Edale, Edale, Mam Tor, Hollins Cross, Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) from Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge)

Photo: Craig Carter (46)

Walk d252 Mam Tor and Rushup Edge from Edale - The Great Ridge - Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge), Rushup Edge, Kinder Scout, The Vale of Edale, Edale, Hollins Cross, Back Tor (Hollins Cross), Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Hope and Castleton under the mist from Mam Tor

The Great Ridge - Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge), Rushup Edge, Kinder Scout, The Vale of Edale, Edale, Hollins Cross, Back Tor (Hollins Cross), Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Hope and Castleton under the mist from Mam Tor

Photo: Craig Carter (49)

Walk d252 Mam Tor and Rushup Edge from Edale - The Great Ridge - Rushup Edge, Mam Tor, Hollins Cross, Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) from Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge)

The Great Ridge - Rushup Edge, Mam Tor, Hollins Cross, Back Tor (Hollins Cross) and Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) from Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge)

Photo: Craig Carter (45)

Walk d252 Mam Tor and Rushup Edge from Edale - Kinder Scout and the Edale Valley from Hollins Cross

Kinder Scout and the Edale Valley from Hollins Cross

Photo: Mark Edwards (8)

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

Edale from Mam Tor

Photo: Peter Walling (7)


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