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 English Bridget.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Ecton Hill at 369m (1211ft). Ecton Hill is known as an English Bridget. The summit of Ecton Hill is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

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 . . .

Walk s156 Wolfscote Dale, Ecton Hill, Wetton Hill, Wetton and Alstonefield from Milldale - Archford Moor and Narrowdale Hill (right) from Ecton Hill

Archford Moor and Narrowdale Hill (right) from Ecton Hill

Photo: Michael Davidson (55)

Walk s156 Wolfscote Dale, Ecton Hill, Wetton Hill, Wetton and Alstonefield from Milldale - Wetton Hill from near Cantrell's House, Back of Ecton

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

Photo: Michael Davidson (50)

Walk s156 Wolfscote Dale, Ecton Hill, Wetton Hill, Wetton and Alstonefield from Milldale - Dale Bridge and the Manifold Way from Ecton Hill

Dale Bridge and the Manifold Way from Ecton Hill

Photo: Michael Davidson (58)

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

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

Back of Ecton

Photo: Michael Davidson (64)

Walk s156 Wolfscote Dale, Ecton Hill, Wetton Hill, Wetton and Alstonefield from Milldale - Lone stone barn on Ecton Hill

Lone stone barn on Ecton Hill

Photo: Michael Davidson (61)

Walk s156 Wolfscote Dale, Ecton Hill, Wetton Hill, Wetton and Alstonefield from Milldale - Heading down to Back of Ecton from Ecton Hill

Heading down to Back of Ecton from Ecton Hill

Photo: Michael Davidson (63)

Walk s156 Wolfscote Dale, Ecton Hill, Wetton Hill, Wetton and Alstonefield from Milldale - The River Dove in Beresford Dale

The River Dove in Beresford Dale

Photo: Don Ritchie (18)

Walk s156 Wolfscote Dale, Ecton Hill, Wetton Hill, Wetton and Alstonefield from Milldale - The White Peak countryside above Milldale

The White Peak countryside above Milldale

Photo: Steven Armitage (1)

Walk s156 Wolfscote Dale, Ecton Hill, Wetton Hill, Wetton and Alstonefield from Milldale - Footpath in Upper Wolfscote Dale

Footpath in Upper Wolfscote Dale

Photo: Don Ritchie (34)

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

Walk s156 Wolfscote Dale, Ecton Hill, Wetton Hill, Wetton and Alstonefield from Milldale - The River Dove in Wolfscote Dale

The River Dove in Wolfscote Dale

Photo: Peter Murgatroyd (3)

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

Upper Wolfscote Dale

Photo: Don Ritchie (32)

Walk s156 Wolfscote Dale, Ecton Hill, Wetton Hill, Wetton and Alstonefield from Milldale - Ecton Hill summit trig point

Ecton Hill summit trig point

Photo: Michael Davidson (51)

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

Ecton Hill from Back of Ecton

Photo: Michael Davidson (65)

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

Gratton Hill from near Alstonefield

Photo: Don Ritchie (51)

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

Walk s156 Wolfscote Dale, Ecton Hill, Wetton Hill, Wetton and Alstonefield from Milldale - Wetton Hill from near Cantrell's House, Back of Ecton

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

Photo: Michael Davidson (47)

Walk s156 Wolfscote Dale, Ecton Hill, Wetton Hill, Wetton and Alstonefield from Milldale - Squeezer Stile providing access to Wetton Hill National Trust land

Squeezer Stile providing access to Wetton Hill National Trust land

Photo: Michael Davidson (33)

Walk s156 Wolfscote Dale, Ecton Hill, Wetton Hill, Wetton and Alstonefield from Milldale - Me and my mascot Maisie on top of Wetton Hill

Me and my mascot Maisie on top of Wetton Hill

Photo: Samantha Armstrong (2)

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

Upper Wolfscote Dale

Photo: Don Ritchie (29)

Walk s156 Wolfscote Dale, Ecton Hill, Wetton Hill, Wetton and Alstonefield from Milldale - Footbridge over the River Dove in Upper Wolfscote Dale

Footbridge over the River Dove in Upper Wolfscote Dale

Photo: Don Ritchie (33)

Walk s156 Wolfscote Dale, Ecton Hill, Wetton Hill, Wetton and Alstonefield from Milldale - Dale Bridge, Ecton and the Manifold Way from Ecton Hill

Dale Bridge, Ecton and the Manifold Way from Ecton Hill

Photo: Michael Davidson (60)

Walk s156 Wolfscote Dale, Ecton Hill, Wetton Hill, Wetton and Alstonefield from Milldale - Looking SE from the summit of Wetton Hill

Looking SE from the summit of Wetton Hill

Photo: Michael Davidson (43)

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

Upper Wolfscote Dale

Photo: Don Ritchie (30)

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

Walk s156 Wolfscote Dale, Ecton Hill, Wetton Hill, Wetton and Alstonefield from Milldale - The Manifold Way from Ecton Hill

The Manifold Way from Ecton Hill

Photo: Michael Davidson (62)

Walk s156 Wolfscote Dale, Ecton Hill, Wetton Hill, Wetton and Alstonefield from Milldale - Field Barn, Back of Ecton

Field Barn, Back of Ecton

Photo: Michael Davidson (67)

Walk s156 Wolfscote Dale, Ecton Hill, Wetton Hill, Wetton and Alstonefield from Milldale - Narrowdale Hill (left) and Wetton Hill (right) from Ecton Hill

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

Photo: Michael Davidson (54)

Walk s156 Wolfscote Dale, Ecton Hill, Wetton Hill, Wetton and Alstonefield from Milldale - Locked entrance to Ecton Mines on Ecton Hill

Locked entrance to Ecton Mines on Ecton Hill

Photo: Terry Howard (25)

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

Walk s156 Wolfscote Dale, Ecton Hill, Wetton Hill, Wetton and Alstonefield from Milldale - On Top of Ecton

On Top of Ecton

Photo: Michael Davidson (56)

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

Wetton Hill from Back of Ecton

Photo: Michael Davidson (68)

Walk s156 Wolfscote Dale, Ecton Hill, Wetton Hill, Wetton and Alstonefield from Milldale - Old water pump in Alstonefield

Old water pump in Alstonefield

Photo: Don Ritchie (55)

Walk s156 Wolfscote Dale, Ecton Hill, Wetton Hill, Wetton and Alstonefield from Milldale - Wetton Hill (South West Top) from Wetton Hill

Wetton Hill (South West Top) from Wetton Hill

Photo: Michael Davidson (46)

Walk s156 Wolfscote Dale, Ecton Hill, Wetton Hill, Wetton and Alstonefield from Milldale - Looking NE from the summit of Wetton Hill

Looking NE from the summit of Wetton Hill

Photo: Michael Davidson (41)

Walk s156 Wolfscote Dale, Ecton Hill, Wetton Hill, Wetton and Alstonefield from Milldale - Dilapidated Barn, Back of Ecton

Dilapidated Barn, Back of Ecton

Photo: Michael Davidson (66)

Walk s156 Wolfscote Dale, Ecton Hill, Wetton Hill, Wetton and Alstonefield from Milldale - The River Dove in Beresford Dale

The River Dove in Beresford Dale

Photo: Don Ritchie (17)

Walk s156 Wolfscote Dale, Ecton Hill, Wetton Hill, Wetton and Alstonefield from Milldale - Wide lorry in a narrow lane near Alstonefield

Wide lorry in a narrow lane near Alstonefield

Photo: Don Ritchie (53)

Walk s156 Wolfscote Dale, Ecton Hill, Wetton Hill, Wetton and Alstonefield from Milldale - Ruined barn near Cantrell's House, Back of Ecton

Ruined barn near Cantrell's House, Back of Ecton

Photo: Michael Davidson (49)

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

Walk s156 Wolfscote Dale, Ecton Hill, Wetton Hill, Wetton and Alstonefield from Milldale - Stone barn on Ecton Hill

Stone barn on Ecton Hill

Photo: Terry Howard (26)

Walk s156 Wolfscote Dale, Ecton Hill, Wetton Hill, Wetton and Alstonefield from Milldale - Gateham Grange from the summit of Wetton Hill

Gateham Grange from the summit of Wetton Hill

Photo: Michael Davidson (42)

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

Wetton Village Church

Photo: Michael Davidson (31)

Walk s156 Wolfscote Dale, Ecton Hill, Wetton Hill, Wetton and Alstonefield from Milldale - Staffordshire countryside near Alstonefield

Staffordshire countryside near Alstonefield

Photo: Don Ritchie (48)

Walk s156 Wolfscote Dale, Ecton Hill, Wetton Hill, Wetton and Alstonefield from Milldale - Baby Tyrannosaurus Rex Dinosaur in Alstonefield

Baby Tyrannosaurus Rex Dinosaur in Alstonefield

Photo: Don Ritchie (54)

Walk s156 Wolfscote Dale, Ecton Hill, Wetton Hill, Wetton and Alstonefield from Milldale - The Manifold Valley and the Manifold Way from Ecton Hill

The Manifold Valley and the Manifold Way from Ecton Hill

Photo: Terry Howard (22)

Walk s156 Wolfscote Dale, Ecton Hill, Wetton Hill, Wetton and Alstonefield from Milldale - Cantrell's House, Back of Ecton with Ecton Hill beyond

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

Photo: Michael Davidson (48)

Walk s156 Wolfscote Dale, Ecton Hill, Wetton Hill, Wetton and Alstonefield from Milldale - Looking down to the Manifold Way from Ecton Hill

Looking down to the Manifold Way from Ecton Hill

Photo: Michael Davidson (57)

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

Green Well, Alstonefield

Photo: Don Ritchie (57)

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

Wolfscote Hill from Beresford Dale

Photo: Don Ritchie (28)

Walk s156 Wolfscote Dale, Ecton Hill, Wetton Hill, Wetton and Alstonefield from Milldale - The beautiful evening light on the Staffordshire Dales near Alstonefield

The beautiful evening light on the Staffordshire Dales near Alstonefield

Photo: Don Ritchie (52)

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

Milldale Village,

Photo: Janice Black (8)

Walk s156 Wolfscote Dale, Ecton Hill, Wetton Hill, Wetton and Alstonefield from Milldale - Walled footpath in Beresford Dale

Walled footpath in Beresford Dale

Photo: Don Ritchie (19)

Walk s156 Wolfscote Dale, Ecton Hill, Wetton Hill, Wetton and Alstonefield from Milldale - Narrowdale Hill (right) and Gratton Hill (right) from near Alstonefield

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

Photo: Don Ritchie (49)

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

Top of Ecton from Ecton Hill

Photo: Michael Davidson (53)

Walk s156 Wolfscote Dale, Ecton Hill, Wetton Hill, Wetton and Alstonefield from Milldale - Cairn near Wetton Reservoir, NW of Wetton village

Cairn near Wetton Reservoir, NW of Wetton village

Photo: Michael Davidson (32)

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

Upper Wolfscote Dale

Photo: Don Ritchie (31)

Walk s156 Wolfscote Dale, Ecton Hill, Wetton Hill, Wetton and Alstonefield from Milldale - Looking S from the summit of Wetton Hill

Looking S from the summit of Wetton Hill

Photo: Michael Davidson (44)

Walk s156 Wolfscote Dale, Ecton Hill, Wetton Hill, Wetton and Alstonefield from Milldale - The view from Ecton Hill summit

The view from Ecton Hill summit

Photo: Michael Davidson (52)

Walk s156 Wolfscote Dale, Ecton Hill, Wetton Hill, Wetton and Alstonefield from Milldale - Ecton and the Manifold Way from Ecton Hill

Ecton and the Manifold Way from Ecton Hill

Photo: Michael Davidson (59)

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

Green Well, Alstonefield

Photo: Don Ritchie (56)

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

Alstonefield Village

Photo: Don Ritchie (58)

Walk s156 Wolfscote Dale, Ecton Hill, Wetton Hill, Wetton and Alstonefield from Milldale - The grassy summit of Wetton Hill

The grassy summit of Wetton Hill

Photo: Michael Davidson (38)


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