Walk d260 Back Tor from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir

A classic walk with superb views


Route outline for walk d260:

Ladybower Reservoir  -  Fairholmes Car Park  -  Ashopton  -  Whinstone Lee Tor  -  Hurkling Stones  -  Wheel Stones  -  White Tor (Derwent Edge)  -  Salt Cellar (Boulder)  -  Derwent Edge  -  Dove Stone (Boulder)  -  Dovestones Tor  -  Cakes of Bread  -  Bradfield Gate Head  -  Back Tor (Derwent Edge)  -  Lost Lad  -  Sheepfold Clough  -  Abbey Brook  -  Howden Dean  -  Abbey Tip Plantation  -  Derwent Reservoir  -  Fairholmes Car Park  -  Ladybower Reservoir



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

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
1
English
Dewey
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 Back Tor (Derwent Edge) at 538m (1766ft). Back Tor (Derwent Edge) is also known as an English Dewey (97th highest in England, 219th in England & Wales) The summit of Back Tor (Derwent Edge) 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 d260 Back Tor from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir

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Walk d260 Back Tor from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Path to Alport from Derwent Reservoir in the Upper Derwent Valley in the snow

Path to Alport from Derwent Reservoir in the Upper Derwent Valley in the snow

Photo: Dave Roper (2)

Walk d260 Back Tor from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - *Aerial Panorama looking North up Derwent Reservoir to Howden Dam with Howden Reservoir beyond

*Aerial Panorama looking North up Derwent Reservoir to Howden Dam with Howden Reservoir beyond

Photo: Ron Linton (4)

Walk d260 Back Tor from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - The Dove Stone (Boulder), Derwent Edge

The Dove Stone (Boulder), Derwent Edge

Photo: Ben Stafford (8)

Walk d260 Back Tor from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - River Ashop

River Ashop

Photo: Mick Coxon (6)

Walk d260 Back Tor 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 d260 Back Tor from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Howden Dam and Derwent Reservoir

Howden Dam and Derwent Reservoir

Photo: Steve Horne (11)

Walk d260 Back Tor from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Hurkling Stones and Whinstone Lee Tor beyond Ladybower Reservoir

Hurkling Stones and Whinstone Lee Tor beyond Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ben Stafford (11)

Walk d260 Back Tor from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Bamford Moor from Ladybower Reservoir

Bamford Moor from Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ben Stafford (1)

Walk d260 Back Tor from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Deep snow on the lane beside Derwent Reservoir in the Upper Derwent Valley

Deep snow on the lane beside Derwent Reservoir in the Upper Derwent Valley

Photo: Dave Roper (1)

Walk d260 Back Tor from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Derwent Reservoir Dam (overflowing)

Derwent Reservoir Dam (overflowing)

Photo: Arthur Norton (8)

Walk d260 Back Tor from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Ladybower Reservoir from Whinstone Lee Tor

Ladybower Reservoir from Whinstone Lee Tor

Photo: Martyn Skinner (1)

Walk d260 Back Tor from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Pipe/Foot Bridge across and inlet, Ladybower Reservoir

Pipe/Foot Bridge across and inlet, Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ben Stafford (35)

Walk d260 Back Tor from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - One the towers of Derwent Reservoir Dam

One the towers of Derwent Reservoir Dam

Photo: Ian Windle (23)

Walk d260 Back Tor from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Ladybower Reservoir from Derwent Edge

Ladybower Reservoir from Derwent Edge

Photo: Ben Stafford (3)

Walk d260 Back Tor from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - View along Abbey Brook

View along Abbey Brook

Photo: Nick Snape (8)

Walk d260 Back Tor from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Autumn sunshine on Derwent Reservoir

Autumn sunshine on Derwent Reservoir

Photo: Marty Byrne (3)

Walk d260 Back Tor 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 d260 Back Tor from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - River Ashop

River Ashop

Photo: Mick Coxon (7)

Walk d260 Back Tor from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Ladybower Reservoir Overflow

Ladybower Reservoir Overflow

Photo: Lee Harpin (1)

Walk d260 Back Tor from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - The Wheel Stones on Derwent Edge

The Wheel Stones on Derwent Edge

Photo: Peter Woods (3)


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