Walk d266 Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill) from Woodhead Tunnel

Superb gorge walk & high remote moorland


Route outline for walk d266:

Woodhead Tunnel  -  Middle Black Clough  -  Bleaklow Stones (Bleaklow Hill)  -  Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill)  -  The Wain Stones (or Kissing Stones)  -  The Pennine Way  -  Clough Edge  -  The Longdendale Trail  -  Crowden  -  Woodhead Reservoir  -  Woodhead Tunnel.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
1
English
Mountain
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttall
1
English
Nuttall
Dewey
0
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 Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill) at 633m (2077ft). Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (158th highest in England, 271st highest in England & Wales). Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill) is also known as an English Nuttall (215th highest in England, 370th highest in England & Wales).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Bleaklow Stones (Bleaklow Hill) at 628m (2061ft). Bleaklow Stones (Bleaklow Hill) is Unclassified.

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 d266 Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill) from Woodhead Tunnel

In no particular order . . .

The Wain Stones (or Kissing Stones) on Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill)

The Wain Stones (or Kissing Stones) on Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (191)

The spoil heaps above Brookholes Wood, Crowden

The spoil heaps above Brookholes Wood, Crowden

Photo: Simon Jacks (20)

On Bleaklow Stones (Bleaklow Hill)

On Bleaklow Stones (Bleaklow Hill)

Photo: Steve Horne (1)

Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill) summit

Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill) summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (192)

Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill)

Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill)

Photo: Norman Howarth (6)

Middle Black Clough

Middle Black Clough

Photo: Brian Davidson (10)

Bleaklow Stones (Bleaklow Hill)

Bleaklow Stones (Bleaklow Hill)

Photo: Nick Snape (5)

Crowden Brook with Bareholmes Moss beyond from Crowden

Crowden Brook with Bareholmes Moss beyond from Crowden

Photo: Simon Jacks (19)

Brassington Church

Brassington Church

Photo: David Dayton (29)

The Wain Stones - 'kissing'

The Wain Stones - 'kissing'

Photo: Norman Howarth (4)


. . . load all 33 walk photos from Walk d266 Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill) from Woodhead Tunnel


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