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Castleton

Castleton via Lose Hill and Mam Tor

One of Britain's best circular walks!

Castleton via Lose Hill and Mam Tor
Castleton via Lose Hill and Mam Tor

Time & Location

04 Aug 2024, 10:00

Castleton, Castleton, Hope Valley S33 8WN, UK

About the event

Walking along the Great Ridge from Lose Hill to Mam Tor is one of the best walks in the Peak District. It’s also a very popular walk but when you’re walking along the ridge with the valleys on either side, you’ll see why.

Our route begins from Castleton up to Lose Hill summit then along the Great Ridge, over Back Tor, then on to Hollins Cross and finally Mam Tor. As you walk along the ridge you can see the other Peak District hills in the area, including the highest point Kinder Scout, and then all the way to Win Hill. Looking down you can see the beautiful village of Castleton and on the other side, you’ll see the lovely village of Edale.

Important*

You must be an experienced hillwalker, confident in your ability to climb several steep hills over distance in order to attend this event. 

Distance: 7 miles approx.

Difficulty: Strenuous 

Total Ascent: 1,677feet

Meet up on the car park of the Red Lion Pub in Market Drayton, and then travel to the start point from Market Drayton, that way if anyone needs a lift those with cars may be able to assist? If you live more locally to the start point you can travel direct to the start point, but YOU MUST make us aware via a email message!

We leave the Red Lion at: 8.00am prompt.

Starting Point: : Peak Cavern Car Park, Castleton, Hope Valley S33 8WN

Note* Car Park is Pay & Display, Cost £7.00 per day.

What 3 words is required for exact location below:

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(10.00am prompt the walk commences)

You must be a member of Drayton Hikers in order to attend this event.

Sorry NO Pets allowed.

Advisory: Please bring warm/waterproof clothing, boots, walking sticks, food and a Hot Drink, dependant on weather.

*You participate in this Walk entirely at your own risk*

Note* Maximum number of 20 people on this walk, based on a "first come first served basis" event will be closed when full

Ticket

  • Lose Hill and Mam Tor

    £0.00

Total

£0.00

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