Walk route map d260 Back Tor from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir

A walk in The Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, Central The English Midlands

A classic walk with superb views

Walk Route Summary:

- 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, Howden Dean, Derwent Reservoir, Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir.

Vital Statistics for this Walk

  • Length/Distance: 21.5km (13.5 miles)
  • Total Ascent: 370m (1214ft)
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Allow at least: 6hrs
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Walk route map d260 Back Tor from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir 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, Howden Dean, Derwent Reservoir, Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir The Dark Peak Area,  The Peak District National Park,  Derbyshire,  England

The Dove Stone (Boulder), Derwent Edge
Photo: Ben Stafford

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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 (96th in England, 218th in England & Wales)

Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

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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
Dewey
Wainwright Outlying Fell
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Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
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Marilyns
Bridget
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Bridgets


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


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More Photos and Pictures from Walk d260 Back Tor from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir

In no particular order . . .

Bridge over Fagney Clough where it enters Derwent Reservoir in the Upper Derwent Valley in the snow. Walk route map d260 Back Tor from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir photo

1. Bridge over Fagney Clough where it enters Derwent Reservoir in the Upper Derwent Valley in the snow
Photo: Dave Roper (3)


The Salt Cellar (Boulder) and Ladybower Reservoir. Walk route map d260 Back Tor from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir photo

2. The Salt Cellar (Boulder) and Ladybower Reservoir
Photo: Peter Woods (10)


Dovestones Tor, Derwent Edge. Walk route map d260 Back Tor from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir photo

3. Dovestones Tor, Derwent Edge
Photo: Terry Jones (5)


Back Tor (Derwent Edge) summit. Walk route map d260 Back Tor from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir photo

4. Back Tor (Derwent Edge) summit
Photo: Peter Woods (11)


Ladybower Reservoir from Derwent Edge. Walk route map d260 Back Tor from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir photo

5. Ladybower Reservoir from Derwent Edge
Photo: Ben Stafford (3)


Bleaklow with Derwent Reservoir below from White Tor (Derwent Edge). Walk route map d260 Back Tor from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir photo

6. Bleaklow with Derwent Reservoir below from White Tor (Derwent Edge)
Photo: Marty Byrne (4)


Ladybower Reservoir from Derwent Edge. Walk route map d260 Back Tor from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir photo

7. Ladybower Reservoir from Derwent Edge
Photo: Peter Woods (7)


Derwent Reservoir Dam (overflowing). Walk route map d260 Back Tor from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir photo

8. Derwent Reservoir Dam (overflowing)
Photo: Arthur Norton (8)


The Cakes of Bread (Boulder), Derwent Edge. Walk route map d260 Back Tor from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir photo

9. The Cakes of Bread (Boulder), Derwent Edge
Photo: Ben Stafford (9)


Crook Hill from the southern shore of Ladybower Reservoir. Walk route map d260 Back Tor from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir photo

10. Crook Hill from the southern shore of Ladybower Reservoir
Photo: Ian Windle (13)



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