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

A long but classic walk 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 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.




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
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

Along the way you will also bag Back Tor (Derwent Edge), 538m (1766ft) - an English Dewey (96th in Eng, 218th Eng & Wal).


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

In no particular order . . .

Margery Hill summit trig point

Margery Hill summit trig point

Photo: Jack Quick (16)

Howden Reservoir at Low Water

Howden Reservoir at Low Water

Photo: Bob Ferguson (43)

Howden Reservoir overflow

Howden Reservoir overflow

Photo: Bob Ferguson (42)

*Aerial Panorama looking East across Howden Reservoir

*Aerial Panorama looking East across Howden Reservoir

Photo: Ron Linton (5)

Featherbed Moss (Howden Edge) summit stones

Featherbed Moss (Howden Edge) summit stones

Photo: Michael Davidson (73)

Ladybower Reservoir from Derwent Edge

Ladybower Reservoir from Derwent Edge

Photo: Peter Woods (2)

Ladybower Reservoir Overflow

Ladybower Reservoir Overflow

Photo: Lee Harpin (1)


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