Mid to North Peak District

Walk in the Peak District. Will take you from Mid to North of The Peak District.

Technical sheet
No. 9261090
A Castleton (Derbyshire) walk posted on 15/05/21 by B.urroughs24. Update : 24/05/21
Calculated time Calculated time: 16h10[?]
Distance Distance : 26.99mi
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 4291ft
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 4327ft
Highest point Highest point : 2080ft
Lowest point Lowest point : 535ft
Difficult Difficulty : Difficult
Back to starting point Back to starting point : No
Walking Walking
Area Area : Peak District
Location Location : Castleton (Derbyshire)
Starting point Starting point : N 53.343878° / W 1.775246°
Arrival Arrival : N 53.538718° / W 2.014208°
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Description

(D/A) Begin in Castleton and walk-up Hollowford Road. Continue straight on up the path beside a small stream.

(1) Join on to the main path going up Mam Tor.

(2) Follow the path along the top of Mam tor until you reach the summit. Continue along the path after the summit which should take you down towards a road.

(3) Cross the road and follow the path. Follow this path until you reach a right turn taking you North.

(4) Follow this route North bound until you reach an intersection of footpaths and take the left path approximately North West. This path will then lead on to the Pennine Way.

(5) Follow the Pennine Way through Jacobs Ladder Path, Kinder Low, Kinder Downfall all the way until you meet the Torside Reservoir and cross over this.

(6) Continue on the Pennine Way until Oaken Clough, this is just after Black Tor. Here follow the path left, so North West and it should take you through Laddow Moss.

(7) Keep on this path until you find the Oldham way which you will follow further West.

(8) Then leave the Oldham Way around Intake Lane and walk into Greenfield meeting the main road.
Go up the A 669 towards Greenfield Station. This the end of the journey.(D/A)

Waypoints :
D : mi 0 - alt. 627ft - Castleton
1 : mi 1.4 - alt. 1263ft - Main path
2 : mi 2.08 - alt. 1585ft - Mam Tor
3 : mi 2.41 - alt. 1509ft - Road
4 : mi 4.1 - alt. 1604ft - Right turn
5 : mi 5.82 - alt. 978ft - Pennine Way
6 : mi 19.19 - alt. 696ft - Torside Reservoir
7 : mi 22.12 - alt. 1726ft - Laddow Moss
8 : mi 25.8 - alt. 810ft - Intake Lane
A : mi 26.99 - alt. 591ft - Greenfield

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