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.



Featherbed Moss (Howden Edge) means


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 a Bridget.

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

Along the way you will also bag Outer Edge at 541m (1775ft). Outer Edge is known as a Bridget.; Back Tor (Derwent Edge) at 538m (1766ft). Back Tor (Derwent Edge) is classified as an English Dewey (97th highest in England, 219th highest in England & Wales)

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 . . .

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)

*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)

The Wheel Stones on Derwent Edge

The Wheel Stones on Derwent Edge

Photo: Terry Jones (3)

Autumn sunshine on Derwent Reservoir

Autumn sunshine on Derwent Reservoir

Photo: Marty Byrne (3)

The Cakes of Bread (Boulder), Derwent Edge

The Cakes of Bread (Boulder), Derwent Edge

Photo: Ben Stafford (9)

Water cascading over Howden Reservoir Dam

Water cascading over Howden Reservoir Dam

Photo: Bob Ferguson (24)

Packhorse Bridge at the North end of Howden Reservoir

Packhorse Bridge at the North end of Howden Reservoir

Photo: Renata Edge (10)

Margery Hill summit trig point

Margery Hill summit trig point

Photo: Michael Davidson (81)

Howden Edge

Howden Edge

Photo: Michael Davidson (79)

Outer Edge summit trig point

Outer Edge summit trig point

Photo: Michael Davidson (86)


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