Dish Stone Rocks - Peak District Walk

Sunday 4th June 2006

An overcast day that saw me exploring another new section of the Peak District and in the process missing out on bagging 2 more county tops because I didn't check my lists before I set out and only realised how close I was to them once I got home.

Start: Crowden car park (SK 073 993)

Route: Crowden - Laddow Rocks - Chew Reservoir - Chew Hurdles - Ormes Moor - Ogden Clough - Tintwistle - Padfield - Longdendale Trail - Torside Reservoir - Crowden

Distance: 12 miles     Ascent: 673 metres      Time Taken: 6 hrs 20 mins

Weather: Cloudy for most of the day but very warm

Pub Visited: The Royal Hotel, Hayfield    Ale Drunk: St Georges Brewery, Legend

Route Map >>


Crowden Great Brook

Looking up towards Laddow Rocks (on the left) along the start of day two of the Pennine Way.


Looking back towards Crowden with Bleaklow behind a barely visible Torside Reservoir.

Oaken Clough Brook

Oaken Clough Brook.

Chew Reservoir

Looking across Laddow Moss to Chew Reservoir.

Stable Stone Brow

The feature at the far end on the left is called Stable Stone Brow.

Dish Stone Rocks

Dish Stone Rocks are on the right.

Dovestone Reservoir

As you walk further along Dovestone Reservoir comes into view.

Ogden Clough

Ogden Clough with Arnfield Flats on the right.

Tintwistle Low Moor

Tintwistle Moor across Bottoms Reservoir, from the Longdendale Trail.

Rhodeswood Reservoir

Looking back at Rhodeswood Reservoir as the Pennine Way crosses Torside Reservoir's dam wall.


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