Walk d298 Back Tor and Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir

A long but classic walk with superb views


Route outline for walk d298:

Ladybower Reservoir  -  Fairholmes Car Park  -  Ashopton  -  Whinstone Lee Tor  -  Hurkling Stones  -  Wheel Stones  -  White Tor (Derwent Edge)  -  Salt Cellar (Boulder)  -  Derwent Edge  -  Dove Stone (Boulder)  -  Dovestones Tor  -  Cakes of Bread  -  Bradfield Gate Head  -  Back Tor (Derwent Edge)  -  Abbey Brook  -  High Peak  -  Howden Moors  -  Featherbed Moss (Howden Edge)  -  High Stones (Howden Moor)  -  Margery Hill  -  Outer Edge  -  Crow Stones  -  Crow Stones Edge  -  Airspeed Consul TF-RPM Plane Wreckage  -  Broadhead Clough  -  Cranberry Bed  -  Bull Clough  -  Cranberry Clough  -  Slippery Stones  -  Packhorse Bridge (River Derwent)  -  Howden Reservoir  -  Cold Side (Howden Reservoir)  -  Derwent Reservoir  -  Fairholmes Car Park  -  Ladybower Reservoir



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

The odd shaped lumps of rock strewn across so many of the South West's tors are collectively known as 'clitter'.


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
2
English
Deweys
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 (75th highest in England, 172nd 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:

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 d298 Back Tor and Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir

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Walk d298 Back Tor and Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - The Cakes of Bread (Boulder), Derwent Edge

The Cakes of Bread (Boulder), Derwent Edge

Photo: Ben Stafford (9)

Walk d298 Back Tor and Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Oaken Bank from Cranberry Bed

Oaken Bank from Cranberry Bed

Photo: Michael Davidson (103)

Walk d298 Back Tor and Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - The Wheel Stones on Derwent Edge

The Wheel Stones on Derwent Edge

Photo: Peter Woods (5)

Walk d298 Back Tor and Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Winhill Pike (Win Hill) from Ladybower Reservoir

Winhill Pike (Win Hill) from Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Peter Woods (1)

Walk d298 Back Tor and Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Howden Reservoir

Howden Reservoir

Photo: Renata Edge (6)

Walk d298 Back Tor and Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Howden Reservoir overflow

Howden Reservoir overflow

Photo: Bob Ferguson (42)

Walk d298 Back Tor and 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 d298 Back Tor and Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Winhill Pike (Win Hill) and Ladybower Reservoir from Derwent Edge

Winhill Pike (Win Hill) and Ladybower Reservoir from Derwent Edge

Photo: Peter Woods (9)

Walk d298 Back Tor and Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - The Wheel Stones on Derwent Edge

The Wheel Stones on Derwent Edge

Photo: Terry Jones (3)

Walk d298 Back Tor and Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Ladybower Reservoir from Derwent Edge

Ladybower Reservoir from Derwent Edge

Photo: Peter Woods (8)

Walk d298 Back Tor and Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Featherbed Moss (Howden Edge) summit stones

Featherbed Moss (Howden Edge) summit stones

Photo: Michael Davidson (73)

Walk d298 Back Tor and Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Island Plantation in the middle of Derwent Reservoir with water cascading over Howden Reservoir Dam beyond

Island Plantation in the middle of Derwent Reservoir with water cascading over Howden Reservoir Dam beyond

Photo: Bob Ferguson (25)

Walk d298 Back Tor and Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - On Back Tor (Derwent Edge) with Howden Reservoir in the distance

On Back Tor (Derwent Edge) with Howden Reservoir in the distance

Photo: Bonnie Eyre (5)

Walk d298 Back Tor and Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Margery Hill summit trig point

Margery Hill summit trig point

Photo: Jack Quick (16)

Walk d298 Back Tor and Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Back Tor (Derwent Edge) summit

Back Tor (Derwent Edge) summit

Photo: Peter Woods (11)

Walk d298 Back Tor and Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - View along Abbey Brook

View along Abbey Brook

Photo: Nick Snape (8)

Walk d298 Back Tor and Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Howden Reservoir

Howden Reservoir

Photo: Bob Ferguson (17)

Walk d298 Back Tor and Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Back Tor (Derwent Edge) and Lost Lad from Featherbed Moss (Howden Edge)

Back Tor (Derwent Edge) and Lost Lad from Featherbed Moss (Howden Edge)

Photo: Michael Davidson (77)

Walk d298 Back Tor and Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Derwent Reservoir Dam (overflowing)

Derwent Reservoir Dam (overflowing)

Photo: Arthur Norton (8)

Walk d298 Back Tor and Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - High Stones (Howden Moor) summit cairn

High Stones (Howden Moor) summit cairn

Photo: Michael Davidson (78)


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