Enjoying the Peak District One Hill At A Time

Tag: Mam Tor

Alport Castles

Alport Castles

Alport Castles is a striking geological feature between the River Alport and Birchinlee Pasture on the eastern side of Alport Dale at OS map reference SK142915 on the OL1 Explorer Series map. Called castles because of their resemblance to a series of man-made defensive structures […]

Mam Tor in Winter

Mam Tor in Winter

We walked up to the summit of Mam Tor today. Some of the images from that short walk are below. Beautiful as they are don;t be fooled into thinking you can trot up there at a moment’s notice. Today for example the wind was up […]

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.

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 […]

Walking Froggatt Edge

Walking Froggatt Edge

This is a very popular walk and as a result the National Trust car park just above Curbar on Barr Road gets very busy.  If you do manage to secure a place in there it will cost you £4 for a day’s parking (price correct […]

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 […]