Walk d277 Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir

Wild moorland with superb views


Route outline for walk d277:

Ladybower Reservoir  -  Fairholmes Car Park  -  Derwent Reservoir  -  Abbey Bank  -  Abbey Brook  -  Hey Bank (Nether Hey)  -  Howden Moors  -  Nether Hey (Howden Edge)  -  Row Top  -  Featherbed Moss (Howden Edge)  -  High Stones (Howden Moor)  -  Willfrey Edge  -  High Peak  -  Margery Stones  -  Margery Hill  -  Outer Edge  -  Crow Stones  -  Crow Stones Edge  -  Airspeed Consul TF-RPM Plane Wreckage  -  Broadhead Clough  -  Cranberry Bed  -  Swine Side  -  Cranberry Clough  -  Cold Side Oaks  -  Slippery Stones  -  Packhorse Bridge (River Derwent)  -  Howden Reservoir  -  Cold Side (Howden Reservoir)  -  Derwent Reservoir  -  Fairholmes Car Park  -  Ladybower Reservoir




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on 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
3
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is High Stones (Howden Moor) at 548m (1798ft). High Stones (Howden Moor) is also known as an English Dewey (74th highest in England, 173rd in England & Wales)

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Margery Hill at 546m (1791ft). Margery Hill is known as an English Bridget. The summit of Margery Hill is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

You will also reach the summit of Featherbed Moss (Howden Edge) at 545m (1788ft). Featherbed Moss (Howden Edge) is known as an English Bridget.

Along the way you will also bag:


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Some Photos and Pictures from Walk d277 Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir

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Walk d277 Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - 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)

Walk d277 Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Derwent Reservoir Dam

Derwent Reservoir Dam

Photo: Bob Ferguson (16)

Walk d277 Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Rocking Stones at Crow Stones Edge on Howden Moors

Rocking Stones at Crow Stones Edge on Howden Moors

Photo: Jack Quick (11)

Walk d277 Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Howden Reservoir overflow

Howden Reservoir overflow

Photo: Bob Ferguson (42)

Walk d277 Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Derwent Reservoir

Derwent Reservoir

Photo: Michael Davidson (107)

Walk d277 Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Howden Reservoir

Howden Reservoir

Photo: Renata Edge (8)

Walk d277 Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Woodland above Ladybower Reservoir

Woodland above Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Nick Snape (3)

Walk d277 Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Wreckage of the crashed Airspeed Consul TF-RPM aircraft on Crow Stones Edge

Wreckage of the crashed Airspeed Consul TF-RPM aircraft on Crow Stones Edge

Photo: Michael Davidson (100)

Walk d277 Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Howden Reservoir

Howden Reservoir

Photo: Bob Ferguson (17)

Walk d277 Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Derwent Reservoir Dam

Derwent Reservoir Dam

Photo: Bob Ferguson (26)

Walk d277 Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Access Road to Crookhill Farm, Ladybower Reservoir

Access Road to Crookhill Farm, Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ben Stafford (13)

Walk d277 Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - *Aerial Panorama Looking South East down Ladybower Reservoir

*Aerial Panorama Looking South East down Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ron Linton (3)

Walk d277 Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Howden Reservoir

Howden Reservoir

Photo: Renata Edge (9)

Walk d277 Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Aerial view looking North up Derwent Reservoir

Aerial view looking North up Derwent Reservoir

Photo: Ron Linton (2)

Walk d277 Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Walkers and Cyclists near the Kings Tree turning circle at the northern end of Howden Reservoir

Walkers and Cyclists near the Kings Tree turning circle at the northern end of Howden Reservoir

Photo: Bob Ferguson (44)

Walk d277 Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Wreckage of the crashed Airspeed Consul TF-RPM aircraft on Crow Stones Edge

Wreckage of the crashed Airspeed Consul TF-RPM aircraft on Crow Stones Edge

Photo: Michael Davidson (99)

Walk d277 Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Wind sculptured rocks at Crow Stones

Wind sculptured rocks at Crow Stones

Photo: Michael Davidson (90)

Walk d277 Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Howden Reservoir

Howden Reservoir

Photo: Renata Edge (5)

Walk d277 Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Wind sculptured rocks at Crow Stones

Wind sculptured rocks at Crow Stones

Photo: Michael Davidson (89)

Walk d277 Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - The Packhorse Bridge over The River Derwent at the northern end of Howden Reservoir

The Packhorse Bridge over The River Derwent at the northern end of Howden Reservoir

Photo: Bob Ferguson (20)


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