Walk s156 Wolfscote Dale, Ecton Hill, Wetton Hill, Wetton and Alstonefield from Milldale

Beautiful dales followed by beautiful views


Route outline for walk s156:

Milldale  -  Mill Dale  -  River Dove  -  Coldeaton Bridge  -  Gipsy Bank  -  Peasland Rocks  -  Wolfscote Dale  -  Frank-i-the=Ricks Bridge  -  Beresford Dale  -  Barracks Farm  -  Harecops  -  Acton Moor  -  Back of Ecton  -  Ecton Hill  -  Cantrell's House  -  Wetton Hill  -  Wetton Hill (West Top)  -  Wetton  -  Alstonefield  -  Milldale.




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
2
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Wetton Hill at 371m (1217ft). Wetton Hill is known as an Bridget.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Ecton Hill at 369m (1211ft). Ecton Hill is known as an 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 s156 Wolfscote Dale, Ecton Hill, Wetton Hill, Wetton and Alstonefield from Milldale

In no particular order . . .

Ecton Hill summit trig point

Ecton Hill summit trig point

Photo: Michael Davidson (51)

Strines Reservoir

Strines Reservoir

Photo: Don Ritchie (59)

The River Dove in Wolfscote Dale

The River Dove in Wolfscote Dale

Photo: Peter Murgatroyd (3)

Gratton Hill from near Alstonefield

Gratton Hill from near Alstonefield

Photo: Don Ritchie (51)

Ecton and the Manifold Way from Ecton Hill

Ecton and the Manifold Way from Ecton Hill

Photo: Michael Davidson (59)

Upper Wolfscote Dale

Upper Wolfscote Dale

Photo: Don Ritchie (32)

Heading down to Back of Ecton from Ecton Hill

Heading down to Back of Ecton from Ecton Hill

Photo: Michael Davidson (63)

Dale Bridge, Ecton and the Manifold Way from Ecton Hill

Dale Bridge, Ecton and the Manifold Way from Ecton Hill

Photo: Michael Davidson (60)

The beautiful evening light on the Staffordshire Dales near Alstonefield

The beautiful evening light on the Staffordshire Dales near Alstonefield

Photo: Don Ritchie (52)

Wetton Village Church

Wetton Village Church

Photo: Michael Davidson (31)

The Manifold Way from Ecton Hill

The Manifold Way from Ecton Hill

Photo: Michael Davidson (62)

Old water pump in Alstonefield

Old water pump in Alstonefield

Photo: Don Ritchie (55)

Back of Ecton

Back of Ecton

Photo: Michael Davidson (64)

Narrowdale Hill (right) and Gratton Hill (right) from near Alstonefield

Narrowdale Hill (right) and Gratton Hill (right) from near Alstonefield

Photo: Don Ritchie (49)

Upper Wolfscote Dale

Upper Wolfscote Dale

Photo: Don Ritchie (31)

Squeezer Stile providing access to Wetton Hill National Trust land

Squeezer Stile providing access to Wetton Hill National Trust land

Photo: Michael Davidson (33)

Cantrell's House, Back of Ecton with Ecton Hill beyond

Cantrell's House, Back of Ecton with Ecton Hill beyond

Photo: Michael Davidson (48)

Archford Moor and Narrowdale Hill (right) from Ecton Hill

Archford Moor and Narrowdale Hill (right) from Ecton Hill

Photo: Michael Davidson (55)

Wetton Hill (South West Top) from Wetton Hill

Wetton Hill (South West Top) from Wetton Hill

Photo: Michael Davidson (46)

Looking NE from the summit of Wetton Hill

Looking NE from the summit of Wetton Hill

Photo: Michael Davidson (41)

The Manifold Valley and the Manifold Way from Ecton Hill

The Manifold Valley and the Manifold Way from Ecton Hill

Photo: Terry Howard (22)

Ruined barn near Cantrell's House, Back of Ecton

Ruined barn near Cantrell's House, Back of Ecton

Photo: Michael Davidson (49)

The grassy summit of Wetton Hill

The grassy summit of Wetton Hill

Photo: Michael Davidson (38)

Upper Wolfscote Dale

Upper Wolfscote Dale

Photo: Don Ritchie (29)

Green Well, Alstonefield

Green Well, Alstonefield

Photo: Don Ritchie (57)

The White Peak countryside above Milldale

The White Peak countryside above Milldale

Photo: Steven Armitage (1)

Looking down to the Manifold Way from Ecton Hill

Looking down to the Manifold Way from Ecton Hill

Photo: Michael Davidson (57)

Milldale Village,

Milldale Village,

Photo: Janice Black (8)

Ecton Hill from Back of Ecton

Ecton Hill from Back of Ecton

Photo: Michael Davidson (65)

Baby Tyrannosaurus Rex Dinosaur in Alstonefield

Baby Tyrannosaurus Rex Dinosaur in Alstonefield

Photo: Don Ritchie (54)

On Top of Ecton

On Top of Ecton

Photo: Michael Davidson (56)

Narrowdale Hill (left) and the shoulder of Gratton Hill (right) from near Alstonefield

Narrowdale Hill (left) and the shoulder of Gratton Hill (right) from near Alstonefield

Photo: Don Ritchie (50)

Wetton Hill from Back of Ecton

Wetton Hill from Back of Ecton

Photo: Michael Davidson (68)

Lone stone barn on Ecton Hill

Lone stone barn on Ecton Hill

Photo: Michael Davidson (61)

Looking S from the summit of Wetton Hill

Looking S from the summit of Wetton Hill

Photo: Michael Davidson (44)

Me and my mascot Maisie on top of Wetton Hill

Me and my mascot Maisie on top of Wetton Hill

Photo: Samantha Armstrong (2)

Panoramic view of The Manifold Valley and the Manifold Way from Ecton Hill

Panoramic view of The Manifold Valley and the Manifold Way from Ecton Hill

Photo: Terry Howard (23)

Wetton Hill (South West Top) from the summit of Wetton Hill

Wetton Hill (South West Top) from the summit of Wetton Hill

Photo: Michael Davidson (39)

Wetton Hill (South West Top) from the summit of Wetton Hill

Wetton Hill (South West Top) from the summit of Wetton Hill

Photo: Michael Davidson (40)

Locked entrance to Ecton Mines on Ecton Hill

Locked entrance to Ecton Mines on Ecton Hill

Photo: Terry Howard (25)

Wetton Hill from near Cantrell's House, Back of Ecton

Wetton Hill from near Cantrell's House, Back of Ecton

Photo: Michael Davidson (50)

Wolfscote Hill from Beresford Dale

Wolfscote Hill from Beresford Dale

Photo: Don Ritchie (28)

Green Well, Alstonefield

Green Well, Alstonefield

Photo: Don Ritchie (56)

Walled footpath in Beresford Dale

Walled footpath in Beresford Dale

Photo: Don Ritchie (19)

Alstonefield Village

Alstonefield Village

Photo: Don Ritchie (58)

Wetton Hill from near Cantrell's House, Back of Ecton

Wetton Hill from near Cantrell's House, Back of Ecton

Photo: Michael Davidson (47)

Field Barn, Back of Ecton

Field Barn, Back of Ecton

Photo: Michael Davidson (67)

Gateham Grange from the summit of Wetton Hill

Gateham Grange from the summit of Wetton Hill

Photo: Michael Davidson (42)

Stone barn on Ecton Hill

Stone barn on Ecton Hill

Photo: Terry Howard (26)

Upper Wolfscote Dale

Upper Wolfscote Dale

Photo: Don Ritchie (30)

The view from Ecton Hill summit

The view from Ecton Hill summit

Photo: Michael Davidson (52)

Wide lorry in a narrow lane near Alstonefield

Wide lorry in a narrow lane near Alstonefield

Photo: Don Ritchie (53)

Gateham Grange, Narrowdale Hill (centre) and Gratton Hill (far right) from the summit of Wetton Hill

Gateham Grange, Narrowdale Hill (centre) and Gratton Hill (far right) from the summit of Wetton Hill

Photo: Michael Davidson (45)

Dale Bridge and the Manifold Way from Ecton Hill

Dale Bridge and the Manifold Way from Ecton Hill

Photo: Michael Davidson (58)

Narrowdale Hill (left) and Wetton Hill (right) from Ecton Hill

Narrowdale Hill (left) and Wetton Hill (right) from Ecton Hill

Photo: Michael Davidson (54)

Staffordshire countryside near Alstonefield

Staffordshire countryside near Alstonefield

Photo: Don Ritchie (48)

Top of Ecton from Ecton Hill

Top of Ecton from Ecton Hill

Photo: Michael Davidson (53)

Looking SE from the summit of Wetton Hill

Looking SE from the summit of Wetton Hill

Photo: Michael Davidson (43)

The River Dove in Beresford Dale

The River Dove in Beresford Dale

Photo: Don Ritchie (17)

The Manifold Valley and the Manifold Way from Ecton Mines on Ecton Hill

The Manifold Valley and the Manifold Way from Ecton Mines on Ecton Hill

Photo: Terry Howard (24)

Footbridge over the River Dove in Upper Wolfscote Dale

Footbridge over the River Dove in Upper Wolfscote Dale

Photo: Don Ritchie (33)

Footpath in Upper Wolfscote Dale

Footpath in Upper Wolfscote Dale

Photo: Don Ritchie (34)

Dilapidated Barn, Back of Ecton

Dilapidated Barn, Back of Ecton

Photo: Michael Davidson (66)

The River Dove in Beresford Dale

The River Dove in Beresford Dale

Photo: Don Ritchie (18)

Cairn near Wetton Reservoir, NW of Wetton village

Cairn near Wetton Reservoir, NW of Wetton village

Photo: Michael Davidson (32)


. . . see just 10 walk photos from Walk s156 Wolfscote Dale, Ecton Hill, Wetton Hill, Wetton and Alstonefield from Milldale


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