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 - Wreckage of the crashed Airspeed Consul TF-RPM aircraft on Crow Stones Edge

Wreckage of the crashed Airspeed Consul TF-RPM aircraft on Crow Stones Edge

Photo: Michael Davidson (101)

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

Derwent Reservoir Dam

Photo: Michael Davidson (70)

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

Howden Reservoir

Photo: Bob Ferguson (19)

Walk d298 Back Tor and Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - *Aerial Panorama looking East across Howden Reservoir

*Aerial Panorama looking East across Howden Reservoir

Photo: Ron Linton (5)

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 - Wind sculptured rocks at Crow Stones

Wind sculptured rocks at Crow Stones

Photo: Michael Davidson (92)

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

Ladybower Reservoir from Back Tor (Derwent Edge)

Photo: Bonnie Eyre (3)

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

The Wheel Stones, Derwent Edge

Photo: Ben Stafford (6)

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

Crow Stones Edge

Photo: Michael Davidson (95)

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

Back Tor (Derwent Edge)

Photo: Terry Jones (6)

Walk d298 Back Tor and Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - The cairn at Lost Lad, Derwent Edge

The cairn at Lost Lad, Derwent Edge

Photo: Peter Woods (13)

Walk d298 Back Tor and Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Wreckage of the crashed Airspeed Consul TF-RPM aircraft on Crow Stones Edge

Wreckage of the crashed Airspeed Consul TF-RPM aircraft on Crow Stones Edge

Photo: Michael Davidson (100)

Walk d298 Back Tor and Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Wind sculptured rocks on Featherbed Moss (Howden Edge)

Wind sculptured rocks on Featherbed Moss (Howden Edge)

Photo: Michael Davidson (75)

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

Derwent Dam

Photo: Marty Byrne (1)

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

River Ashop

Photo: Mick Coxon (7)

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

Howden Reservoir

Photo: Renata Edge (4)

Walk d298 Back Tor and Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Wreckage of the crashed Airspeed Consul TF-RPM aircraft on Crow Stones Edge

Wreckage of the crashed Airspeed Consul TF-RPM aircraft on Crow Stones Edge

Photo: Michael Davidson (99)

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

Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Ben Stafford (34)

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: Bonnie Eyre (4)

Walk d298 Back Tor and Margery Hill from Fairholmes Car Park, Ladybower Reservoir - Wind sculptured rocks at Crow Stones

Wind sculptured rocks at Crow Stones

Photo: Michael Davidson (88)


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