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Tag: Derwent Edge

Easter on Stanage Edge

Easter on Stanage Edge

Stanage Edge is an easily accessible gritstone escarpment situated to the West for Sheffield, north of Burbage Valley and South of Derwent Edge. Because of its location within a highly scenic part of the Peak District National Park and accessibility from Sheffield and local villages […]

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 […]

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 […]

Bamford Edge in The Autumn

Bamford Edge in The Autumn

Here are some more images from our recent walk on Bamford Edge. It’s a nice walk that gives you great views over the Derwent valley where you can see many of the best known hills and features of the Peak District such as Mam Tor, […]

Derwent Edge Image Gallery

Derwent Edge Image Gallery

Here are some images taken on our walk on Derwent Edge today. The edge affords fanstastic views over Ladybower Resrvoir, Stanage Edge, Bamford Edge, Win Hill, Lose Hill, Mam Tor, Edale and the Upper Derwent Valley. It’s very popular and can be busy at the […]

Bamford Edge

Bamford Edge

Our walk along Bamford edge took place in two stages, first we approached it from the car park at Dennis Knoll, under Stanage Edge. It’s a slightly round-about route that takes you around the back of the copse as if you’re headed towards the larger […]