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.




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)

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

In no particular order . . .

Derwent Reservoir Dam

Derwent Reservoir Dam

Photo: Michael Davidson (69)

Winhill Pike (Win Hill) and Ladybower Reservoir from Derwent Edge

Winhill Pike (Win Hill) and Ladybower Reservoir from Derwent Edge

Photo: Peter Woods (9)

Ladybower Reservoir from Derwent Edge

Ladybower Reservoir from Derwent Edge

Photo: Peter Woods (8)

The Wheel Stones on Derwent Edge

The Wheel Stones on Derwent Edge

Photo: Peter Woods (5)

*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)

Ladybower Reservoir from Derwent Edge

Ladybower Reservoir from Derwent Edge

Photo: Peter Woods (7)

Pipe/Foot Bridge across and inlet, Ladybower Reservoir

Pipe/Foot Bridge across and inlet, Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ben Stafford (35)

Back Tor (Derwent Edge) summit

Back Tor (Derwent Edge) summit

Photo: Peter Woods (11)

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

Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Renata Edge (1)

Woodland above Ladybower Reservoir

Woodland above Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Nick Snape (3)

The Salt Cellar (Boulder) and Ladybower Reservoir

The Salt Cellar (Boulder) and Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Peter Woods (10)

Ladybower Reservoir from Derwent Edge

Ladybower Reservoir from Derwent Edge

Photo: Ben Stafford (3)

Hurkling Stones and Whinstone Lee Tor beyond Ladybower Reservoir

Hurkling Stones and Whinstone Lee Tor beyond Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ben Stafford (11)

The Wheel Stones on Derwent Edge

The Wheel Stones on Derwent Edge

Photo: Peter Woods (3)

Derwent Reservoir Dam (overflowing)

Derwent Reservoir Dam (overflowing)

Photo: Arthur Norton (8)

Ashopton Bridge with Crook Hil beyond, Ladybower Reservoir

Ashopton Bridge with Crook Hil beyond, Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Mark Heywood (10)

Winhill Pike (Win Hill), Ladybower Reservoir and Crook Hill from Dovestones Tor, Derwent Edge

Winhill Pike (Win Hill), Ladybower Reservoir and Crook Hill from Dovestones Tor, Derwent Edge

Photo: Terry Jones (4)

Ladybower Reservoir Overflow

Ladybower Reservoir Overflow

Photo: Lee Harpin (1)

The Dove Stone (Boulder), Derwent Edge

The Dove Stone (Boulder), Derwent Edge

Photo: Ben Stafford (8)

River Ashop

River Ashop

Photo: Mick Coxon (7)

Back Tor (Derwent Edge) beyond Ladybower Reservoir

Back Tor (Derwent Edge) beyond Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ben Stafford (12)

Derwent Reservoir Dam

Derwent Reservoir Dam

Photo: Bob Ferguson (16)

Island Plantation in the middle of Derwent Reservoir

Island Plantation in the middle of Derwent Reservoir

Photo: Bob Ferguson (23)

Sign on the shores of Howden Reservoir and Derwent Reservoir

Sign on the shores of Howden Reservoir and Derwent Reservoir

Photo: Michael Davidson (104)

Bridge over Fagney Clough where it enters Derwent Reservoir in the Upper Derwent Valley in the snow

Bridge over Fagney Clough where it enters Derwent Reservoir in the Upper Derwent Valley in the snow

Photo: Dave Roper (3)

The Derwent Edge path from Back Tor (Derwent Edge) summit

The Derwent Edge path from Back Tor (Derwent Edge) summit

Photo: Peter Woods (12)

Derwent Dam and Ladybower Reservoir

Derwent Dam and Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Nick Snape (2)

Aerial view looking South East down Ladybower Reservoir

Aerial view looking South East down Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ron Linton (1)

Ladybower Reservoir from Whinstone Lee Tor

Ladybower Reservoir from Whinstone Lee Tor

Photo: Martyn Skinner (1)

Derwent Edge from the Wheel Stones

Derwent Edge from the Wheel Stones

Photo: Peter Woods (6)

Derwent Reservoir Dam

Derwent Reservoir Dam

Photo: Michael Davidson (70)

Ladybower Reservoir with Crook Hill beyond

Ladybower Reservoir with Crook Hill beyond

Photo: Jamie Hurst (1)

Back Tor (Derwent Edge)

Back Tor (Derwent Edge)

Photo: Terry Jones (6)

Derwent Reservoir

Derwent Reservoir

Photo: Michael Davidson (107)

Autumn sunshine on Derwent Reservoir

Autumn sunshine on Derwent Reservoir

Photo: Marty Byrne (3)

Derwent Reservoir Dam

Derwent Reservoir Dam

Photo: Bob Ferguson (27)

The Wheel Stones on Derwent Edge

The Wheel Stones on Derwent Edge

Photo: Terry Jones (3)

Derwent Reservoir Dam

Derwent Reservoir Dam

Photo: Bob Ferguson (26)

Bamford Moor from Ladybower Reservoir

Bamford Moor from Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ben Stafford (1)

One the towers of Derwent Reservoir Dam

One the towers of Derwent Reservoir Dam

Photo: Ian Windle (23)

Derwent Dam

Derwent Dam

Photo: Marty Byrne (1)

The cairn at Lost Lad, Derwent Edge

The cairn at Lost Lad, Derwent Edge

Photo: Peter Woods (13)

The Wheel Stones, Derwent Edge

The Wheel Stones, Derwent Edge

Photo: Ben Stafford (5)

Island Plantation in the middle of Derwent Reservoir with water cascading over Howden Reservoir Dam beyond

Island Plantation in the middle of Derwent Reservoir with water cascading over Howden Reservoir Dam beyond

Photo: Bob Ferguson (25)

The Cakes of Bread (Boulder), Derwent Edge

The Cakes of Bread (Boulder), Derwent Edge

Photo: Ben Stafford (9)

Ladybower Reservoir from Derwent Edge

Ladybower Reservoir from Derwent Edge

Photo: Peter Woods (2)

Winhill Pike (Win Hill) from Ladybower Reservoir

Winhill Pike (Win Hill) from Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ben Stafford (2)

Aerial view looking North up Derwent Reservoir

Aerial view looking North up Derwent Reservoir

Photo: Ron Linton (2)

Ladybower Reservoir

Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Mel Anderton (1)

River Ashop

River Ashop

Photo: Mick Coxon (6)

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)

Ladybower Reservoir

Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ben Stafford (34)

The Wheel Stones, Derwent Edge

The Wheel Stones, Derwent Edge

Photo: Ben Stafford (6)

*Aerial Panorama Looking South East down Ladybower Reservoir

*Aerial Panorama Looking South East down Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ron Linton (3)

Back Tor (Derwent Edge)

Back Tor (Derwent Edge)

Photo: Ben Stafford (10)

Winhill Pike (Win Hill) from Ladybower Reservoir

Winhill Pike (Win Hill) from Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Peter Woods (1)

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)

Ladybower Reservoir from above Derwent Dam

Ladybower Reservoir from above Derwent Dam

Photo: Marty Byrne (2)

Dovestones Tor, Derwent Edge

Dovestones Tor, Derwent Edge

Photo: Terry Jones (5)

The Wheel Stones, Derwent Edge

The Wheel Stones, Derwent Edge

Photo: Ben Stafford (4)

The Salt Cellar (Boulder), Derwent Edge

The Salt Cellar (Boulder), Derwent Edge

Photo: Ben Stafford (7)

View along Abbey Brook

View along Abbey Brook

Photo: Nick Snape (8)

Bleaklow with Derwent Reservoir below from White Tor (Derwent Edge)

Bleaklow with Derwent Reservoir below from White Tor (Derwent Edge)

Photo: Marty Byrne (4)

The Wheel Stones on Derwent Edge

The Wheel Stones on Derwent Edge

Photo: Peter Woods (4)

Access Road to Crookhill Farm, Ladybower Reservoir

Access Road to Crookhill Farm, Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ben Stafford (13)

Ladybower Reservoir

Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Mary Bracegirdle (1)

Howden Dam and Derwent Reservoir

Howden Dam and Derwent Reservoir

Photo: Steve Horne (11)


. . . see just 10 walk photos from Walk d260 Back Tor from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir


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