Wednesday 17th June 2009
rain forecast for lunchtime and a new pair of boots to break in before we
go to the Lake District I wanted a short walk, close to home, so I headed
for Middleton Moor. On a good day there can be some quite extensive views
from here, sadly not today.
Start: Middleton Moor (SK 2749 5514)
Route: Middleton Top - Middleton Moor - Moor Farm - High Peak Trail - Middleton Top
Distance: 1.75 miles Ascent: 59 metres Time Taken: 1 hour
Terrain: Good paths and fields.
Weather: Grey and chilly.
Pub visited: None Ale Drunk: None
The memorial stone and toposcope in Middleton Top car park.
Looking across to Alport Height from the same spot.
The old railway workings at Middleton Top.
At the top of Middleton Incline with Black Rocks in the distance.
Looking across Middleton Moor to Cromford Moor and Black Rocks.
Masson Hill (L) and Riber Hill (R) with no view of Matlock Bath.
A deserted cottage on Middleton Moor.
Looking across the equally deserted Intake Quarry to a grey Ecclesbourne Valley.
Pink clover in the meadows behind Moor Farm.
There should be a view across the Via Gellia towards Darley Dale.
The High Peak Trail, my route back to the car.
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