Walk s212 Blore, The River Dove and Mappleton from Swinscoe

Lovely Staffordshire dales


Route outline for walk s212:

Swinscoe  -  Hillend Farm  -  Feenie Lee  -  Blore  -  The Limestone Way  -  Coldwall Bridge  -  River Dove  -  Big Peg's Wood  -  Little Peg's Wood  -  Littlepark Farm  -  Mappleton (aka Mapleton)  -  Okeover Hall  -  Okeover Park  -  Cowclose Wood  -  Martin Hill  -  Woodhouse Farm  -  Swinscoe



National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Limestone Way, an 80km (50 miles) linear footpath connecting Castleton in Derbyshire, England with Rocester in Staffordshire, England. The Limestone Way is waymarked by a Derby ram. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Limestone Way.

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map 259
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

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


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk s212 Blore, The River Dove and Mappleton from Swinscoe

In no particular order . . .

Walk s212 Blore, The River Dove and Mappleton from Swinscoe - Weir on The Lower River Dove near Coldwall Bridge, Thorpe, Dove Dale

Weir on The Lower River Dove near Coldwall Bridge, Thorpe, Dove Dale

Photo: Angela Hornby (3)

Walk s212 Blore, The River Dove and Mappleton from Swinscoe - The Bassett Monument inside St. Bartholomew's Church, Blore

The Bassett Monument inside St. Bartholomew's Church, Blore

Photo: Devina Lee (6)

Walk s212 Blore, The River Dove and Mappleton from Swinscoe - The nave inside St. Bartholomew's Church, Blore

The nave inside St. Bartholomew's Church, Blore

Photo: Devina Lee (5)

Walk s212 Blore, The River Dove and Mappleton from Swinscoe - Bunster Hill from near Coldwall Bridge, Thorpe, Dove Dale

Bunster Hill from near Coldwall Bridge, Thorpe, Dove Dale

Photo: Angela Hornby (2)

Walk s212 Blore, The River Dove and Mappleton from Swinscoe - Sunlight falling through the entrance to Blore Church

Sunlight falling through the entrance to Blore Church

Photo: Mark Frost (6)

Walk s212 Blore, The River Dove and Mappleton from Swinscoe - The Bassett Monument inside St. Bartholomew's Church, Blore

The Bassett Monument inside St. Bartholomew's Church, Blore

Photo: Devina Lee (7)

Walk s212 Blore, The River Dove and Mappleton from Swinscoe - Display case containing medieval tiles inside St. Bartholomew's Church, Blore

Display case containing medieval tiles inside St. Bartholomew's Church, Blore

Photo: Devina Lee (12)

Walk s212 Blore, The River Dove and Mappleton from Swinscoe - The Bassett Monument inside St. Bartholomew's Church, Blore

The Bassett Monument inside St. Bartholomew's Church, Blore

Photo: Devina Lee (10)

Walk s212 Blore, The River Dove and Mappleton from Swinscoe - Coldwall Bridge, near Thorpe, Dove Dale

Coldwall Bridge, near Thorpe, Dove Dale

Photo: Angela Hornby (1)

Walk s212 Blore, The River Dove and Mappleton from Swinscoe - Blore Church

Blore Church

Photo: Mark Frost (5)

Walk s212 Blore, The River Dove and Mappleton from Swinscoe - Looking towards the The Bassett Monument inside St. Bartholomew's Church, Blore

Looking towards the The Bassett Monument inside St. Bartholomew's Church, Blore

Photo: Devina Lee (13)

Walk s212 Blore, The River Dove and Mappleton from Swinscoe - The Plaque beneath the Bassett Monument inside St. Bartholomew's Church, Blore

The Plaque beneath the Bassett Monument inside St. Bartholomew's Church, Blore

Photo: Devina Lee (9)

Walk s212 Blore, The River Dove and Mappleton from Swinscoe - St. Bartholomew's Church, Blore

St. Bartholomew's Church, Blore

Photo: Devina Lee (4)

Walk s212 Blore, The River Dove and Mappleton from Swinscoe - Ancient gravestone inside St. Bartholomew's Church, Blore

Ancient gravestone inside St. Bartholomew's Church, Blore

Photo: Devina Lee (8)

Walk s212 Blore, The River Dove and Mappleton from Swinscoe - The Bassett Monument inside St. Bartholomew's Church, Blore

The Bassett Monument inside St. Bartholomew's Church, Blore

Photo: Devina Lee (11)

Walk s212 Blore, The River Dove and Mappleton from Swinscoe - The Apse, St. Bartholomew's Church, Blore

The Apse, St. Bartholomew's Church, Blore

Photo: Devina Lee (14)


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