Tag: Castleton

Mam Tor and The Great Ridge in Early Summer

Mam Tor and The Great Ridge in Early Summer

We popped out for a walk today along the Great Ridge above Castleton. We started at the Mam Tor end and made it to Back Tor. We’d normally go all the way to Lose Hill but the light wasn’t great and it started to get […]

The Great Ridge

The Great Ridge

The Great Ridge runs from Mam Tor to Lose Hill and separates Castleton from Edale. It’s only about 3 kilometres  long but its changes in height and exposed position make it a good medium difficulty walk, especially in challenging weather, and on the Great Ridge […]

A Snowy Cave Dale and Castleton Walk

A Snowy Cave Dale and Castleton Walk

These images are from a few weeks ago around Cave Dale and Castleton. We forgot all about them until today. The strangely attired fellas are part of the festivities around the Christmas lights in Castle. For more about Cave Dale you can click here.

Cave Dale in Spring

Cave Dale in Spring

On a dreary winter’s day like today I thought we could all do with a bit of cheering up so when I discovered some images we took when we started walking in the Spring they seem like just the ticket. Cave Dale is a picturesque […]

Mam Tor, The Shivering Mountain

Mam Tor, The Shivering Mountain

Mam Tor means “mother hill” but then it didn’t take a linguistic genius to work that out did it, LOL. It’s also called the “Shivering Mountain” which I always think sounds like something out of Lord of The Rings that has a band of ice […]

Snow  In The Peak District – A Few Pictures

Snow In The Peak District – A Few Pictures

We decided to take a walk from Castleton, via Cave Dale and back down Winnats Pass today. It was interesting but quite tiring because of the snow on the tops and the water running down Cave Dale. Not to mention the sub-4 degree temperatures. However […]

Cave Dale

Cave Dale

We began our walk in Cave Dale by parking outside the centre of Castleton. Approaching Castleton via Pindale along Pindale Road. Taking care to respect the residents only parking areas we were lucky enough to find a parking space on the edge of the villages […]