Walk s201 Grindon Moor, Grindon and Weag's Bridge from Butterton

Easy dale walking & and interesting church


Route outline for walk s201:

Butterton  -  Grindon Moor (Grindon Moor)  -  Ford  -  Ryebrook Farm  -  Grindon  -  Weag's Bridge  -  The Manifold Way  -  The River Manifold  -  Thor's Cave  -  Ladyside Wood  -  Dafar Bridge  -  Wettonmill  -  Hoo Brook  -  Butterton



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

Animal remains have been found in a cave near Wettonmill that date from the late glacial period - about 80,000BC.

Known as the Cathedral of the Peak, Grindon Church contains two Saxon Stone Coffins.


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

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0
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Nuttalls
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Wainwright Outlying Fell
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Outlying Fells
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Marilyns
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1
Bridget

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Grindon Moor (Grindon Moor) at 377m (1237ft). Grindon Moor (Grindon Moor) is known as an English Bridget. The summit of Grindon Moor (Grindon Moor) is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Manifold Way, a 13km (8 miles) linear footpath connecting Hulme End in Staffordshire, England with Waterhouses in Staffordshire, England. Originally a 2ft 6in (0.762m) gauge light railway for tourists the line was opened in 1904. Never a great success it was finally closed in 1934 and became a bridleway three years later. The Manifold Way is waymarked by named posts. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Manifold Way.

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 s201 Grindon Moor, Grindon and Weag's Bridge from Butterton

In no particular order . . .

Walk s201 Grindon Moor, Grindon and Weag's Bridge from Butterton - Hoo Brook ford, Butterton village

Hoo Brook ford, Butterton village

Photo: James Gray (6)

Walk s201 Grindon Moor, Grindon and Weag's Bridge from Butterton - The pub in Butterton Village

The pub in Butterton Village

Photo: James Gray (2)

Walk s201 Grindon Moor, Grindon and Weag's Bridge from Butterton - Hoo Brook ford, Butterton

Hoo Brook ford, Butterton

Photo: James Gray (8)

Walk s201 Grindon Moor, Grindon and Weag's Bridge from Butterton - Grindon Moor (Grindon Moor) Trig Point

Grindon Moor (Grindon Moor) Trig Point

Photo: Brian Cook (38)

Walk s201 Grindon Moor, Grindon and Weag's Bridge from Butterton - The River Manifold below the  old bridge below Wettonmill

The River Manifold below the old bridge below Wettonmill

Photo: Bob Ferguson (14)

Walk s201 Grindon Moor, Grindon and Weag's Bridge from Butterton - The River Manifold below Thor's Cave

The River Manifold below Thor's Cave

Photo: Bob Ferguson (1)

Walk s201 Grindon Moor, Grindon and Weag's Bridge from Butterton - The entrance to Thor's Cave

The entrance to Thor's Cave

Photo: Bob Ferguson (2)

Walk s201 Grindon Moor, Grindon and Weag's Bridge from Butterton - The River Manifold

The River Manifold

Photo: James Gray (40)

Walk s201 Grindon Moor, Grindon and Weag's Bridge from Butterton - Crossing Grindon Moor

Crossing Grindon Moor

Photo: Brian Cook (37)

Walk s201 Grindon Moor, Grindon and Weag's Bridge from Butterton - Inside another cave above Thor's Cave

Inside another cave above Thor's Cave

Photo: Bob Ferguson (10)

Walk s201 Grindon Moor, Grindon and Weag's Bridge from Butterton - Inside Thor's Cave

Inside Thor's Cave

Photo: Bob Ferguson (6)

Walk s201 Grindon Moor, Grindon and Weag's Bridge from Butterton - Inside another cave above Thor's Cave

Inside another cave above Thor's Cave

Photo: Bob Ferguson (11)

Walk s201 Grindon Moor, Grindon and Weag's Bridge from Butterton - Inside Thor's Cave

Inside Thor's Cave

Photo: Bob Ferguson (3)

Walk s201 Grindon Moor, Grindon and Weag's Bridge from Butterton - Thor's Tor and Thor's Cave in The Manifold-Valley

Thor's Tor and Thor's Cave in The Manifold-Valley

Photo: Bob Ferguson (15)

Walk s201 Grindon Moor, Grindon and Weag's Bridge from Butterton - Inside Thor's Cave

Inside Thor's Cave

Photo: Bob Ferguson (5)

Walk s201 Grindon Moor, Grindon and Weag's Bridge from Butterton - Hoo Brook

Hoo Brook

Photo: Brian Cook (32)

Walk s201 Grindon Moor, Grindon and Weag's Bridge from Butterton - The old bridge below Wettonmill

The old bridge below Wettonmill

Photo: Bob Ferguson (13)

Walk s201 Grindon Moor, Grindon and Weag's Bridge from Butterton - Butterton Village

Butterton Village

Photo: James Gray (13)

Walk s201 Grindon Moor, Grindon and Weag's Bridge from Butterton - Butterton Village

Butterton Village

Photo: James Gray (4)

Walk s201 Grindon Moor, Grindon and Weag's Bridge from Butterton - Wettonmill

Wettonmill

Photo: Bob Ferguson (12)


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