Walk d271 Winhill Pike (Win Hill) from Yorkshire Bridge

A steady but gentle ascent to superb views


Route outline for walk d271:

- Yorkshire Bridge  -   Parkin Clough  -   Winhill Plantation  -   Winhill Pike (Win Hill)  -   Wooler Knoll  -   Ladybower Reservoir  -   Wiseman Hey Clough Woods  -   Yorkshire Bridge.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
1
Bridget

The highest point of this walk is Winhill Pike (Win Hill) at 462m (1516ft). - Winhill Pike (Win Hill) is known as a Bridget


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.


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 d271 Winhill Pike (Win Hill) from Yorkshire Bridge

In no particular order . . .

Heavy snow on the descent down Winhill Pike (Win Hill)

Heavy snow on the descent down Winhill Pike (Win Hill)

Photo: Dorsal Finn (7)

Little Longstone Church

Little Longstone Church

Photo: Ben Stafford (37)

Hurkling Stones (left) and Whinstone Lee Tor (right) above  Ladybower Reservoir from the lower slopes of Crokk Hill (Ladybower) near Crookhill Farm

Hurkling Stones (left) and Whinstone Lee Tor (right) above Ladybower Reservoir from the lower slopes of Crokk Hill (Ladybower) near Crookhill Farm

Photo: Ben Stafford (14)

*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)

Deep snow on Winhill Pike (Win Hill) summit

Deep snow on Winhill Pike (Win Hill) summit

Photo: Dorsal Finn (4)

Winhill Pike (Win Hill) from Ladybower Reservoir

Winhill Pike (Win Hill) from Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ben Stafford (2)

The River Derwent from Yorkshire Bridge

The River Derwent from Yorkshire Bridge

Photo: Richard Peacock (7)

Crook Hill from the southern shore of Ladybower Reservoir

Crook Hill from the southern shore of Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ian Windle (13)

Derwent Reservoir with Margery Hill beyond from Rowlee Pasture

Derwent Reservoir with Margery Hill beyond from Rowlee Pasture

Photo: Pauline Elliott (3)

Winhill Pike (Win Hill) summit with just a dusting of snow

Winhill Pike (Win Hill) summit with just a dusting of snow

Photo: Ian Windle (9)

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)

Howden Reservoir

Howden Reservoir

Photo: Renata Edge (2)

The Vale of Edale from Hope Bank, Winhill Pike (Win Hill) under a blanket of heavy snow

The Vale of Edale from Hope Bank, Winhill Pike (Win Hill) under a blanket of heavy snow

Photo: Dorsal Finn (15)

'Mozzer' Morris on Winhill Pike (Win Hill) in heavy snow

'Mozzer' Morris on Winhill Pike (Win Hill) in heavy snow

Photo: Dorsal Finn (9)

Icy sign post on Winhill Pike (Win Hill) in heavy snow

Icy sign post on Winhill Pike (Win Hill) in heavy snow

Photo: Dorsal Finn (10)

A rainbow over Bamford Moor from  near to the top of Parkin Clough, Winhill Pike (Win Hill)

A rainbow over Bamford Moor from near to the top of Parkin Clough, Winhill Pike (Win Hill)

Photo: Roger Thornber (1)

Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) emerging from a temperature inversion - seen from Winhill Pike (Win Hill)

Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) emerging from a temperature inversion - seen from Winhill Pike (Win Hill)

Photo: David Hague (2)

Derwent Dam and Ladybower Reservoir

Derwent Dam and Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Nick Snape (2)

Heavy snow on the descent down Winhill Pike (Win Hill)

Heavy snow on the descent down Winhill Pike (Win Hill)

Photo: Dorsal Finn (5)

Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) and Ladybower Reservoir from Winhill Pike (Win Hill)

Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) and Ladybower Reservoir from Winhill Pike (Win Hill)

Photo: Peter Smith (2)

Brassington Church

Brassington Church

Photo: David Dayton (29)

Descending Winhill Pike (Win Hill) towards Yorkshire Bridge in heavy snow

Descending Winhill Pike (Win Hill) towards Yorkshire Bridge in heavy snow

Photo: Dorsal Finn (8)

Hope Cross - with Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) in the background

Hope Cross - with Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) in the background

Photo: Ian Windle (12)

The River Wye near Ashford in the Water

The River Wye near Ashford in the Water

Photo: Ian Windle (14)

Hurkling Stones and Whinstone Lee Tor beyond Ladybower Reservoir

Hurkling Stones and Whinstone Lee Tor beyond Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ben Stafford (11)

Ladybower Reservoir

Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ben Stafford (34)

Dove Stone Reservoir overflow with snow on Great Dove Stone Rocks in the distance

Dove Stone Reservoir overflow with snow on Great Dove Stone Rocks in the distance

Photo: Mark Heywood (11)

Moss in Wiseman Hey Clough Woods with the River Derwent in background

Moss in Wiseman Hey Clough Woods with the River Derwent in background

Photo: Richard Peacock (5)

Crook Hill beyond Ladybower Reservoir from Wiseman Hey Clough Woods, Winhill Pike (Win Hill) in heavy snow

Crook Hill beyond Ladybower Reservoir from Wiseman Hey Clough Woods, Winhill Pike (Win Hill) in heavy snow

Photo: Dorsal Finn (12)

Tramping through the Winhill Pike (Win Hill) woods in heavy snow

Tramping through the Winhill Pike (Win Hill) woods in heavy snow

Photo: Dorsal Finn (11)

Jimbles, Langy, Big Truck & Mozzer on the summit of Winhill Pike (Win Hill) during a blizzard

Jimbles, Langy, Big Truck & Mozzer on the summit of Winhill Pike (Win Hill) during a blizzard

Photo: Dorsal Finn (3)

Back Tor (Derwent Edge) beyond Ladybower Reservoir

Back Tor (Derwent Edge) beyond Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ben Stafford (12)

Me and my wife on Grindslow Knoll (Kinder Scout)

Me and my wife on Grindslow Knoll (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Terry Maw (8)

The Edale Valley during a temperature inversion - as seen from Winhill Pike (Win Hill)

The Edale Valley during a temperature inversion - as seen from Winhill Pike (Win Hill)

Photo: David Hague (3)

*Aerial Panorama Looking South East down Ladybower Reservoir

*Aerial Panorama Looking South East down Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ron Linton (3)

Panoramic from top of Winhill Pike (Win Hill) featuring Ladybower Reservoir

Panoramic from top of Winhill Pike (Win Hill) featuring Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Richard Peacock (8)

Ladybower Reservoir with Crook Hill beyond

Ladybower Reservoir with Crook Hill beyond

Photo: Jamie Hurst (1)

On the summit of Winhill Pike (Win Hill) in the snow

On the summit of Winhill Pike (Win Hill) in the snow

Photo: Elaine Grayson (1)

The Pines reaching to the Sky in Winhill Plantation

The Pines reaching to the Sky in Winhill Plantation

Photo: Richard Peacock (6)

Deep Clough in Wiseman Hey Clough Woods, Winhill Pike (Win Hill) in heavy snow

Deep Clough in Wiseman Hey Clough Woods, Winhill Pike (Win Hill) in heavy snow

Photo: Dorsal Finn (14)

Ladybower Reservoir from Derwent Edge

Ladybower Reservoir from Derwent Edge

Photo: Peter Woods (2)

Ladybower Reservoir

Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Pauline Elliott (1)

Access Road to Crookhill Farm, Ladybower Reservoir

Access Road to Crookhill Farm, Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ben Stafford (13)

Ladybower Reservoir

Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Mel Anderton (1)

Aerial view looking North up Derwent Reservoir

Aerial view looking North up Derwent Reservoir

Photo: Ron Linton (2)

Woodland above Ladybower Reservoir

Woodland above Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Nick Snape (3)

Ladybower Reservoir from Derwent Edge

Ladybower Reservoir from Derwent Edge

Photo: Ben Stafford (3)

Ascending Winhill Pike (Win Hill) from Yorkshire Bridge

Ascending Winhill Pike (Win Hill) from Yorkshire Bridge

Photo: Richard Peacock (3)

Ladybower Reservoir from the dam near Yorkshire Bridge

Ladybower Reservoir from the dam near Yorkshire Bridge

Photo: Phillip Martin (2)

Ladybower Reservoir from Wiseman Hey Clough Woods, Winhill Pike (Win Hill) in heavy snow

Ladybower Reservoir from Wiseman Hey Clough Woods, Winhill Pike (Win Hill) in heavy snow

Photo: Dorsal Finn (13)

Ladybower Reservoir from the lower slopes of Winhill Pike

Ladybower Reservoir from the lower slopes of Winhill Pike

Photo: Peter Smith (1)

Winhill Pike (Win Hill) from Ladybower Reservoir

Winhill Pike (Win Hill) from Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Peter Woods (1)

Ladybower Reservoir

Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Mary Bracegirdle (1)

Derwent Valley from Bleaklow Stones (Bleaklow Hill)

Derwent Valley from Bleaklow Stones (Bleaklow Hill)

Photo: Nick Snape (4)

Kinder Downfall

Kinder Downfall

Photo: Roger Thornber (2)

A hidden waterfall along the side of Ladybower Reservoir in Wiseman Hey Clough Woods

A hidden waterfall along the side of Ladybower Reservoir in Wiseman Hey Clough Woods

Photo: Richard Peacock (2)

Damflask Reservoir from Low Bradfield

Damflask Reservoir from Low Bradfield

Photo: Phillip Martin (3)

Ladybower Reservoir

Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Renata Edge (1)

Ladybower Reservoir Overflow

Ladybower Reservoir Overflow

Photo: Lee Harpin (1)

Bamford Moor from Ladybower Reservoir

Bamford Moor from Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ben Stafford (1)

Ashopton Bridge with Crook Hil beyond, Ladybower Reservoir

Ashopton Bridge with Crook Hil beyond, Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Mark Heywood (10)

The Vale of Eden from Winhill Pike (Win Hill)

The Vale of Eden from Winhill Pike (Win Hill)

Photo: Ian Windle (11)

The Vale of Edale with Mam Tor (centre) and Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) in the distance from Winhill Pike (Win Hill)

The Vale of Edale with Mam Tor (centre) and Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) in the distance from Winhill Pike (Win Hill)

Photo: Phillip Martin (1)

The Hope Valley and Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) (right) from Winhill Pike (Win Hill) summit

The Hope Valley and Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) (right) from Winhill Pike (Win Hill) summit

Photo: Ian Windle (10)

Aerial view looking South East down Ladybower Reservoir

Aerial view looking South East down Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ron Linton (1)

Vernazza, Cinque Terra

Vernazza, Cinque Terra

Photo: David Hague (4)

Big Truck and Jimbles in heavy snow on the descent down Winhill Pike (Win Hill)

Big Truck and Jimbles in heavy snow on the descent down Winhill Pike (Win Hill)

Photo: Dorsal Finn (6)

Pipe/Foot Bridge across and inlet, Ladybower Reservoir

Pipe/Foot Bridge across and inlet, Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ben Stafford (35)

Ladybower Reservoir from Wiseman Hey Clough Woods

Ladybower Reservoir from Wiseman Hey Clough Woods

Photo: Richard Peacock (4)

Carl 'Mozzer' Morris on the summit of Winhill Pike (Win Hill) during a blizzard

Carl 'Mozzer' Morris on the summit of Winhill Pike (Win Hill) during a blizzard

Photo: Dorsal Finn (2)

A fallen tree with babbling stream in Parkin Clough

A fallen tree with babbling stream in Parkin Clough

Photo: Richard Peacock (1)

Me on Winhill Pike (Win Hill) with Ladybower Reservoir in the background

Me on Winhill Pike (Win Hill) with Ladybower Reservoir in the background

Photo: Terry Maw (9)

Above Ladybower Reservoir

Above Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Pauline Elliott (2)


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