Walk s111 Dove Dale, Ilam, Castern Hall and Stanshope from Milldale

A classic walk through stunning Dove Dale


Route outline for walk s111:

Milldale  -  Dove Dale  -  Viator's Bridge  -  River Dove  -  Dove Holes  -  Upper Taylor's Wood  -  Pickering Tor,Raynard's Cave  -  Natural Arch  -  Sharplow Dale  -  Jacob's Ladder (Dove Dale)  -  Lover's Leap  -  Twelve Apostles  -  Dove Dale Castle  -  Thorpe Cloud  -  Ilam  -  Ilam Country Park  -  St Bartram's Bridge  -  River Manifold  -  Battle Stone Cross  -  Ilam Wood  -  River Lodge  -  Castern Hall  -  Castern Farm  -  Stanshope  -  Milldale



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

For much of the year the River Manifold appears dry. In fact it runs underground from Wettonmill to Ilam taking 22 hours to cover the 4 miles.

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
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
1
Bridget

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Thorpe Cloud at 287m (941ft). Thorpe Cloud is known as an English Bridget.

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

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

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


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk s111 Dove Dale, Ilam, Castern Hall and Stanshope from Milldale

In no particular order . . .

Walk s111 Dove Dale, Ilam, Castern Hall and Stanshope from Milldale - The River Dove and Dove Dale from Thorpe Cloud

The River Dove and Dove Dale from Thorpe Cloud

Photo: Brian Lunn (9)

Walk s111 Dove Dale, Ilam, Castern Hall and Stanshope from Milldale - The White Peak countryside above Milldale

The White Peak countryside above Milldale

Photo: Steven Armitage (1)

Walk s111 Dove Dale, Ilam, Castern Hall and Stanshope from Milldale - Ilam Bridge, Ilam, Dove Dale

Ilam Bridge, Ilam, Dove Dale

Photo: Angela Hornby (4)

Walk s111 Dove Dale, Ilam, Castern Hall and Stanshope from Milldale - Me on top of Thorpe Cloud, Dove Dale

Me on top of Thorpe Cloud, Dove Dale

Photo: Samantha Armstrong (1)

Walk s111 Dove Dale, Ilam, Castern Hall and Stanshope from Milldale - Stepping Stones across the River Dove in Dove Dale

Stepping Stones across the River Dove in Dove Dale

Photo: Brian Lunn (2)

Walk s111 Dove Dale, Ilam, Castern Hall and Stanshope from Milldale - Climbing Thorpe Cloud

Climbing Thorpe Cloud

Photo: Brian Lunn (4)

Walk s111 Dove Dale, Ilam, Castern Hall and Stanshope from Milldale - The Lower River Dove from Ilam Bridge, Ilam, Dove Dale

The Lower River Dove from Ilam Bridge, Ilam, Dove Dale

Photo: Angela Hornby (5)

Walk s111 Dove Dale, Ilam, Castern Hall and Stanshope from Milldale - Lunch at Ilam Hall

Lunch at Ilam Hall

Photo: Darren Young (3)

Walk s111 Dove Dale, Ilam, Castern Hall and Stanshope from Milldale - Thorpe Cloud summit

Thorpe Cloud summit

Photo: Brian Lunn (7)

Walk s111 Dove Dale, Ilam, Castern Hall and Stanshope from Milldale - The Track between Milldale and Stanshope

The Track between Milldale and Stanshope

Photo: Darren Young (8)

Walk s111 Dove Dale, Ilam, Castern Hall and Stanshope from Milldale - The River Manifold

The River Manifold

Photo: Terry Howard (27)

Walk s111 Dove Dale, Ilam, Castern Hall and Stanshope from Milldale - Thorpe and Cliff Top (Swinscoe) from Thorpe Cloud summit

Thorpe and Cliff Top (Swinscoe) from Thorpe Cloud summit

Photo: Brian Lunn (8)

Walk s111 Dove Dale, Ilam, Castern Hall and Stanshope from Milldale - Tissington Spires, Reynards (Dove Dale) and Dove Dale from the summit of Thorpe Cloud

Tissington Spires, Reynards (Dove Dale) and Dove Dale from the summit of Thorpe Cloud

Photo: Brian Lunn (6)

Walk s111 Dove Dale, Ilam, Castern Hall and Stanshope from Milldale - Dandelion Field between Stanshope & Milldale

Dandelion Field between Stanshope & Milldale

Photo: Darren Young (2)

Walk s111 Dove Dale, Ilam, Castern Hall and Stanshope from Milldale - Looking up to Thorpe Cloud from Dove Dale

Looking up to Thorpe Cloud from Dove Dale

Photo: Brian Lunn (1)

Walk s111 Dove Dale, Ilam, Castern Hall and Stanshope from Milldale - Descent into Milldale from Stanshope

Descent into Milldale from Stanshope

Photo: Darren Young (7)

Walk s111 Dove Dale, Ilam, Castern Hall and Stanshope from Milldale - Me and Karl on a windy Thorpe Cloud above Dove Dale

Me and Karl on a windy Thorpe Cloud above Dove Dale

Photo: Rebecca Fowler (1)

Walk s111 Dove Dale, Ilam, Castern Hall and Stanshope from Milldale - Dove Dale Stepping Stones across the River Dove

Dove Dale Stepping Stones across the River Dove

Photo: Brian Lunn (3)

Walk s111 Dove Dale, Ilam, Castern Hall and Stanshope from Milldale - Milldale Village,

Milldale Village,

Photo: Janice Black (8)

Walk s111 Dove Dale, Ilam, Castern Hall and Stanshope from Milldale - Dove Dale from the summit of Thorpe Cloud

Dove Dale from the summit of Thorpe Cloud

Photo: Brian Lunn (5)


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