Walk s238 Manifold Valley, Ilam, Dove Dale, Milldale, Alstonefield and Wetton from Weag's Bridge

A long but classic walk through stunning Dove Dale and the Manifold Valley


Route outline for walk s238:

Weag's Bridge  -  River Manifold  -  Beeston Tor Farm  -  River Hamps  -  Soles Coppice  -  Old Soles Wood  -  Hell Hole  -  Lee House  -  Farwell Farm  -  Calton  -  Carlton Green  -  Rushley Wood  -  Musden Wood  -  Rushley  -  Ilam Country Park  -  Ilam  -  River Dove  -  Dovedale Castle  -  Dove Dale  -  The River Dove  -  Stepping Stones  -  Lover's Leap  -  Tissington Spires  -  Shaplow Dale,Natural Arch  -  Raynard's Cave  -  Upper Taylor's Wood  -   Dove Holes  -  Viator's Bridge  -  Milldale  -  Alstonefield  -  Wetton  -  Thor's Cave  -  Weag's Bridge.



This walk is on Ordnance Survey Map:

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 s238 Manifold Valley, Ilam, Dove Dale, Milldale, Alstonefield and Wetton from Weag's Bridge

In no particular order . . .

Old water pump in Alstonefield

Old water pump in Alstonefield

Photo: Don Ritchie (55)

Dove Dale from Achas Bank above Milldale,

Dove Dale from Achas Bank above Milldale,

Photo: Janice Black (11)

Stepping Stones across the River Dove in Dove Dale

Stepping Stones across the River Dove in Dove Dale

Photo: Brian Lunn (2)

Inside Thor's Cave

Inside Thor's Cave

Photo: Bob Ferguson (3)

Milldale Village,

Milldale Village,

Photo: Janice Black (8)

Dove Dale from Achas Bank above Milldale,

Dove Dale from Achas Bank above Milldale,

Photo: Janice Black (10)

Milldale Village from Achas Bank,

Milldale Village from Achas Bank,

Photo: Janice Black (9)

The River Dove, Dove Dale near Milldale,

The River Dove, Dove Dale near Milldale,

Photo: Janice Black (18)

Inside another cave above Thor's Cave

Inside another cave above Thor's Cave

Photo: Bob Ferguson (10)

Bridge carrying the Watercress Line near Alton

Bridge carrying the Watercress Line near Alton

Photo: Peter Inglesfield (9)


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