Walk s232 Dale Bottom, Wetton Hill and Ecton Hill from Alstonefield

A strenuous walk with some steep sections


Route outline for walk s232:

Alstonefield  -  Dale Bottom  -  Hopedale  -  Castern Wood Nature Reserve  -  Wetton Low  -  Wetton  -  Wetton Hill (West Top)  -  Wetton Hill  -  Ecton Hill  -  Acton Moor  -  Gateham Grange  -  Gateham Farm  -  Steep Low  -  Alstonefield




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 s232 Dale Bottom, Wetton Hill and Ecton Hill from Alstonefield

In no particular order . . .

Walk s232 Dale Bottom, Wetton Hill and Ecton Hill from Alstonefield - 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 s232 Dale Bottom, Wetton Hill and Ecton Hill from Alstonefield - 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 s232 Dale Bottom, Wetton Hill and Ecton Hill from Alstonefield - 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 s232 Dale Bottom, Wetton Hill and Ecton Hill from Alstonefield - Lone stone barn on Ecton Hill

Lone stone barn on Ecton Hill

Photo: Michael Davidson (61)

Walk s232 Dale Bottom, Wetton Hill and Ecton Hill from Alstonefield - Gratton Hill from near Alstonefield

Gratton Hill from near Alstonefield

Photo: Don Ritchie (51)

Walk s232 Dale Bottom, Wetton Hill and Ecton Hill from Alstonefield - Baby Tyrannosaurus Rex Dinosaur in Alstonefield

Baby Tyrannosaurus Rex Dinosaur in Alstonefield

Photo: Don Ritchie (54)

Walk s232 Dale Bottom, Wetton Hill and Ecton Hill from Alstonefield - 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 s232 Dale Bottom, Wetton Hill and Ecton Hill from Alstonefield - 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 s232 Dale Bottom, Wetton Hill and Ecton Hill from Alstonefield - Dale Bridge and the Manifold Way from Ecton Hill

Dale Bridge and the Manifold Way from Ecton Hill

Photo: Michael Davidson (58)

Walk s232 Dale Bottom, Wetton Hill and Ecton Hill from Alstonefield - 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 s232 Dale Bottom, Wetton Hill and Ecton Hill from Alstonefield - Ecton Hill summit trig point

Ecton Hill summit trig point

Photo: Michael Davidson (51)

Walk s232 Dale Bottom, Wetton Hill and Ecton Hill from Alstonefield - On Top of Ecton

On Top of Ecton

Photo: Michael Davidson (56)

Walk s232 Dale Bottom, Wetton Hill and Ecton Hill from Alstonefield - 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 s232 Dale Bottom, Wetton Hill and Ecton Hill from Alstonefield - Archford Moor and Narrowdale Hill (right) from Ecton Hill

Archford Moor and Narrowdale Hill (right) from Ecton Hill

Photo: Michael Davidson (55)

Walk s232 Dale Bottom, Wetton Hill and Ecton Hill from Alstonefield - 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 s232 Dale Bottom, Wetton Hill and Ecton Hill from Alstonefield - Ecton and the Manifold Way from Ecton Hill

Ecton and the Manifold Way from Ecton Hill

Photo: Michael Davidson (59)

Walk s232 Dale Bottom, Wetton Hill and Ecton Hill from Alstonefield - The grassy summit of Wetton Hill

The grassy summit of Wetton Hill

Photo: Michael Davidson (38)

Walk s232 Dale Bottom, Wetton Hill and Ecton Hill from Alstonefield - Looking NE from the summit of Wetton Hill

Looking NE from the summit of Wetton Hill

Photo: Michael Davidson (41)

Walk s232 Dale Bottom, Wetton Hill and Ecton Hill from Alstonefield - Top of Ecton from Ecton Hill

Top of Ecton from Ecton Hill

Photo: Michael Davidson (53)

Walk s232 Dale Bottom, Wetton Hill and Ecton Hill from Alstonefield - Green Well, Alstonefield

Green Well, Alstonefield

Photo: Don Ritchie (56)


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