Walk d277 Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir

Wild moorland with superb views

On Crow Stones Edge is the wreckage of a crashed aircraft - Airspeed Consul TF-RPM. This Icelandic Airline owned aircraft was flying from Croydon to Iceland when the crew became disorientated in cloud and flew into the ground. All three people on board were killed.


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.




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
2
Bridgets

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 in England, 171st in England & Wales)

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Margery Hill, 546m (1791ft). and a Bridget

You will also reach the summit of Outer Edge, 541m (1775ft). and 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 d277 Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir

In no particular order . . .

River Derwent from Crow Stone Edge

River Derwent from Crow Stone Edge

Photo: Nick Snape (13)

Crow Stones Edge

Crow Stones Edge

Photo: Michael Davidson (95)

Outer Edge summit trig point

Outer Edge summit trig point

Photo: Michael Davidson (86)

Ladybower Reservoir

Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ben Stafford (34)

Aerial view looking West to Hurst Reservoir, Glossop

Aerial view looking West to Hurst Reservoir, Glossop

Photo: Ron Linton (6)

Wind sculptured rocks at Crow Stones

Wind sculptured rocks at Crow Stones

Photo: Michael Davidson (90)

Ladybower Reservoir from Derwent Edge

Ladybower Reservoir from Derwent Edge

Photo: Peter Woods (2)

Derwent Dam and Ladybower Reservoir

Derwent Dam and Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Nick Snape (2)

Derwent Reservoir Dam

Derwent Reservoir Dam

Photo: Bob Ferguson (16)

Oaken Bank from Cranberry Bed

Oaken Bank from Cranberry Bed

Photo: Michael Davidson (103)


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