Walk s107 Three Shires Head, Oliver Hill and Flash from Gradbach

Superb views & iconic Three Shires Head


Route outline for walk s107:

Gradbach  -  The Dane Valley Way  -  River Dane  -  Dane View House  -  Three Shires Head  -  Panniers Pool  -  Knotbury Farm  -  Wolf Edge  -  Oliver Hill  -  Flash  -  Lower House Farm  -  Flash Brook Farm  -  Ann Roach Rocks  -  Gib Torr Rocks  -  Moss Top  -  Cloughhead  -  Gradbach



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

At 463m (1518ft) Flash is claimed to be the highest village in England. However, the New Inn is only the third highest pub in England.


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
1
English
Dewey
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Oliver Hill at 513m (1684ft). Oliver Hill is also known as an English Dewey (155th highest in England, 354th in England & Wales)

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Dane Valley Way, a 66km (41 miles) linear footpath connecting Buxton in Derbyshire, with Middlewich in Cheshire, England. The Dane Valley Way is waymarked by the letters DVW. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Dane Valley Way.

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL24
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 118 & 119
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk s107 Three Shires Head, Oliver Hill and Flash from Gradbach

In no particular order . . .

Walk s107 Three Shires Head, Oliver Hill and Flash from Gradbach - Three Shires Head

Three Shires Head

Photo: Mark Grindrod (2)

Walk s107 Three Shires Head, Oliver Hill and Flash from Gradbach - Axe Edge from the summit of Oliver Hill

Axe Edge from the summit of Oliver Hill

Photo: Mark Frost (2)

Walk s107 Three Shires Head, Oliver Hill and Flash from Gradbach - Three Shires Head

Three Shires Head

Photo: Don Ritchie (8)

Walk s107 Three Shires Head, Oliver Hill and Flash from Gradbach - The Cheshire Countryside near Three Shires Head

The Cheshire Countryside near Three Shires Head

Photo: Mark Grindrod (1)

Walk s107 Three Shires Head, Oliver Hill and Flash from Gradbach - Three Shires Head

Three Shires Head

Photo: Don Ritchie (10)

Walk s107 Three Shires Head, Oliver Hill and Flash from Gradbach - Oliver Hill

Oliver Hill

Photo: Mark Frost (3)

Walk s107 Three Shires Head, Oliver Hill and Flash from Gradbach - Looking SW across the Dane Valley from near Three Shires Head

Looking SW across the Dane Valley from near Three Shires Head

Photo: Mark Grindrod (3)

Walk s107 Three Shires Head, Oliver Hill and Flash from Gradbach - Three Shires Head

Three Shires Head

Photo: Don Ritchie (11)

Walk s107 Three Shires Head, Oliver Hill and Flash from Gradbach - Wolf Edge Rocks

Wolf Edge Rocks

Photo: Mark Frost (4)

Walk s107 Three Shires Head, Oliver Hill and Flash from Gradbach - Flash Church

Flash Church

Photo: Mark Frost (1)

Walk s107 Three Shires Head, Oliver Hill and Flash from Gradbach - Three Shires Head

Three Shires Head

Photo: Don Ritchie (9)

Walk s107 Three Shires Head, Oliver Hill and Flash from Gradbach - Three Shires Head

Three Shires Head

Photo: Don Ritchie (12)


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