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
2
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 Bridget.

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

Along the way you will also bag Outer Edge at 541m (1775ft). Outer Edge is known as an 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 . . .

Crow Stones Edge

Crow Stones Edge

Photo: Michael Davidson (95)

Howden Reservoir

Howden Reservoir

Photo: Renata Edge (8)

Derwent Reservoir Dam

Derwent Reservoir Dam

Photo: Michael Davidson (70)

Oaken Bank from Cranberry Bed

Oaken Bank from Cranberry Bed

Photo: Michael Davidson (103)

Howden Reservoir

Howden Reservoir

Photo: Renata Edge (4)

Grouse shooting butt on Featherbed Moss (Howden Edge)

Grouse shooting butt on Featherbed Moss (Howden Edge)

Photo: Michael Davidson (76)

Back Tor (Derwent Edge)

Back Tor (Derwent Edge)

Photo: Ben Stafford (10)

Ladybower Reservoir from above Derwent Dam

Ladybower Reservoir from above Derwent Dam

Photo: Marty Byrne (2)

Ladybower Reservoir with Crook Hill beyond

Ladybower Reservoir with Crook Hill beyond

Photo: Jamie Hurst (1)

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)


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