Walk d270 Monsal Head, Monsal Dale and Deep Dale from Ashford in the Water

One of the finest views in the Peak District


Route outline for walk d270:

Ashford In The Water  -  Monsal Head  -  Upperdale  -  The River Wye  -  The Monsal Trail  -  Monsal Head Viaduct  -  Monsal Dale  -  White Lodge  -  Deep Dale  -  Sheldon  -  Ashford In The Water.



This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL24
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 119
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk d270 Monsal Head, Monsal Dale and Deep Dale from Ashford in the Water

In no particular order . . .

The River Wye and Ashford in the Water from Littel Shackleton Wood

The River Wye and Ashford in the Water from Littel Shackleton Wood

Photo: David Dayton (16)

View from the Monsal Trail in Upperdale

View from the Monsal Trail in Upperdale

Photo: Gilbert Rowbottom (3)

The River Wye in Monsal Dale

The River Wye in Monsal Dale

Photo: Roy Ellis (11)

Netherbeck Farm Bridge

Netherbeck Farm Bridge

Photo: Roy Ellis (9)

The River Wye at Ashford in the Water

The River Wye at Ashford in the Water

Photo: Shara Higgins (3)

Monsal Head Viaduct and Monsal Dale from Monsal Head

Monsal Head Viaduct and Monsal Dale from Monsal Head

Photo: Ben Stafford (41)

Inside Monsal Head Tunnel

Inside Monsal Head Tunnel

Photo: Ben Stafford (46)

St Michael and All Angels' Church, Sheldon

St Michael and All Angels' Church, Sheldon

Photo: Christopher Park (27)

Deep Dale

Deep Dale

Photo: David Dayton (12)

The River Wye from Monsal Head Viaduct

The River Wye from Monsal Head Viaduct

Photo: Teresa Tomlin (1)

The River Wye and Monsal Dale from Monsal Head Viaduct

The River Wye and Monsal Dale from Monsal Head Viaduct

Photo: Gilbert Rowbottom (4)

The River Wye and Monsal Dale from Monsal Head Viaduct

The River Wye and Monsal Dale from Monsal Head Viaduct

Photo: Ben Stafford (43)

Pennyunk Lane, near Ashford in the Water

Pennyunk Lane, near Ashford in the Water

Photo: Janice Black (20)

The Church in the middle of Ashford in the Water

The Church in the middle of Ashford in the Water

Photo: Janice Black (19)

Monsal Head viaduct

Monsal Head viaduct

Photo: Roy Ellis (10)

The bridge over the River Wye, Ashford in the Water

The bridge over the River Wye, Ashford in the Water

Photo: Peter Ellis (12)

Monsal Dale

Monsal Dale

Photo: Janice Black (22)

Monsal Dale Viaduct from Monsal Dale

Monsal Dale Viaduct from Monsal Dale

Photo: Ian Windle (16)

Ashford in the Water Church

Ashford in the Water Church

Photo: Peter Osbourne (8)

Weir on the The River Wye in Monsal Dale

Weir on the The River Wye in Monsal Dale

Photo: Ian Windle (15)

Monsal Dale (The River Wye) from Monsal Head

Monsal Dale (The River Wye) from Monsal Head

Photo: Roy Ellis (8)

Deep Dale from the southern end

Deep Dale from the southern end

Photo: David Dayton (11)

The River Wye near Ashford in the Water

The River Wye near Ashford in the Water

Photo: Peter Ellis (16)

The River Wye, Ashford in the Water

The River Wye, Ashford in the Water

Photo: Peter Ellis (13)

The River Wye weir in Monsal Dale

The River Wye weir in Monsal Dale

Photo: Roy Ellis (14)

Entrance to the recently reopened Litton Tunnel on the Monsal Trail

Entrance to the recently reopened Litton Tunnel on the Monsal Trail

Photo: Andrew Marriott (1)

*Monsal Dale from Monsal Head

*Monsal Dale from Monsal Head

Photo: Brian Davidson (13)

Weir on the River Wye, Ashford in the Water

Weir on the River Wye, Ashford in the Water

Photo: Peter Ellis (14)

Waterfall on the River Wye, Monsal Dale

Waterfall on the River Wye, Monsal Dale

Photo: Gilbert Rowbottom (6)

Monsal Head Viaduct

Monsal Head Viaduct

Photo: Gilbert Rowbottom (5)

Inside Monsal Head Tunnel

Inside Monsal Head Tunnel

Photo: Ben Stafford (47)

The River Wye weir in Monsal Dale

The River Wye weir in Monsal Dale

Photo: Roy Ellis (12)

The Monsal Head Tunnel from Monsal Head Viaduct

The Monsal Head Tunnel from Monsal Head Viaduct

Photo: Ben Stafford (44)

Ruined stone barn near Sheldon

Ruined stone barn near Sheldon

Photo: Christopher Park (21)

The River Wye near Ashford in the Water

The River Wye near Ashford in the Water

Photo: Ian Windle (14)

Monsal Head Viaduct

Monsal Head Viaduct

Photo: Teresa Tomlin (2)

On Monsal Head Viaduct

On Monsal Head Viaduct

Photo: Brian Davidson (16)

The Monsal Trail at Bakewell

The Monsal Trail at Bakewell

Photo: Dorsal Finn (100)

Weir on the River Wye near Ashford in the Water

Weir on the River Wye near Ashford in the Water

Photo: Peter Ellis (17)

The River Wye (downstream) from Sheepwash Bridge, Ashford in the Water

The River Wye (downstream) from Sheepwash Bridge, Ashford in the Water

Photo: Peter Osbourne (11)

The Longstone End of the Monsal Head Tunnel

The Longstone End of the Monsal Head Tunnel

Photo: Ben Stafford (48)

The Monsal Head Tunnel from Monsal Head Viaduct

The Monsal Head Tunnel from Monsal Head Viaduct

Photo: Ben Stafford (45)

The Ashford Arms, Ashford in the Water

The Ashford Arms, Ashford in the Water

Photo: Peter Ellis (11)

Looking South up Deep Dale

Looking South up Deep Dale

Photo: David Dayton (10)

Monsal Dale from Monsal Head

Monsal Dale from Monsal Head

Photo: Janice Black (24)

In the recently reopened Litton Tunnel on the Monsal Trail

In the recently reopened Litton Tunnel on the Monsal Trail

Photo: Andrew Marriott (2)

Sheldon village

Sheldon village

Photo: David Dayton (14)

The other end of the recently reopened Litton Tunnel on the Monsal Trail

The other end of the recently reopened Litton Tunnel on the Monsal Trail

Photo: Andrew Marriott (3)

Monsal Weir, Monsal Dale

Monsal Weir, Monsal Dale

Photo: Richard Nicholls (44)

The River Wye near Ashford in the Water

The River Wye near Ashford in the Water

Photo: Christopher Park (30)

Deep Dale

Deep Dale

Photo: David Dayton (13)

Sheepwash Bridge over the River Wye, Ashford in the Water

Sheepwash Bridge over the River Wye, Ashford in the Water

Photo: Peter Osbourne (12)

Looking North along Deep Dale

Looking North along Deep Dale

Photo: David Dayton (9)

The Monsal Head Hotel, Monsal Head

The Monsal Head Hotel, Monsal Head

Photo: Ben Stafford (40)

Monsal Head viaduct

Monsal Head viaduct

Photo: Brian Davidson (18)

Meadow overlooking Sheldon near Ashford in the Water

Meadow overlooking Sheldon near Ashford in the Water

Photo: Dave Milner (1)

The recently reopened Litton Tunnel on the Monsal Trail

The recently reopened Litton Tunnel on the Monsal Trail

Photo: Andrew Marriott (4)

Bridge of the River Wye in Upperdale

Bridge of the River Wye in Upperdale

Photo: Gilbert Rowbottom (2)

Weir on the River Wye, Ashford in the Water

Weir on the River Wye, Ashford in the Water

Photo: Peter Ellis (15)

The Monsal Trail in Monsal Dale

The Monsal Trail in Monsal Dale

Photo: Gilbert Rowbottom (8)

The River Wye in Monsal Dale

The River Wye in Monsal Dale

Photo: Roy Ellis (7)

The River Wye in Monsal Dale from Monsal Head Viaduct

The River Wye in Monsal Dale from Monsal Head Viaduct

Photo: Ben Stafford (42)

The Monsal Trail in Monsal Dale

The Monsal Trail in Monsal Dale

Photo: Gilbert Rowbottom (9)

Waterfall on the River Wye, Monsal Dale

Waterfall on the River Wye, Monsal Dale

Photo: Gilbert Rowbottom (7)

The River Wye from the top of Monsal Head Viaduct

The River Wye from the top of Monsal Head Viaduct

Photo: Brian Davidson (15)

The Derbyshire countryside from Pennyunk Lane, near Ashford in the Water

The Derbyshire countryside from Pennyunk Lane, near Ashford in the Water

Photo: Janice Black (21)

The River Wye weir in Monsal Dale

The River Wye weir in Monsal Dale

Photo: Roy Ellis (13)

The River Wye in Monsal Dale

The River Wye in Monsal Dale

Photo: Roy Ellis (15)

Holy Trinity Church, Ashford in the Water

Holy Trinity Church, Ashford in the Water

Photo: Christopher Park (31)

Monsal Dale

Monsal Dale

Photo: Janice Black (23)

The River Wye at Monsal Head

The River Wye at Monsal Head

Photo: Brian Davidson (14)

Monsal Dale Weir

Monsal Dale Weir

Photo: Teresa Tomlin (3)

The River Wye (upstream) from Sheepwash Bridge, Ashford in the Water

The River Wye (upstream) from Sheepwash Bridge, Ashford in the Water

Photo: Peter Osbourne (10)

Sheldon Village Church

Sheldon Village Church

Photo: David Dayton (15)

The Cock & Pullet, Sheldon

The Cock & Pullet, Sheldon

Photo: Christopher Park (26)


. . . see just 10 walk photos from Walk d270 Monsal Head, Monsal Dale and Deep Dale from Ashford in the Water


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