Stanton Moor - Peak District Walk

Wednesday 6th June 2007

Having managed to both dislocate and fracture my little toe on Sunday a short and flat walk was called for to see how my toe would cope with walking boots. As forecast the cloud lifted around lunch-time so I had a pleasant afternoons stroll on Stanton Moor. The moor was particularly colourful but the haze meant that there really were no distant views at all.

Start: Cork Stone Entrance lay-by (SK 2419 8281)

Route: Stanton Moor (TP)

Distance: 2 miles     Ascent: 81 metres      Time Taken: 1 hour

Weather: Warm and sunny but very hazy.

Pub Visited: None    Ale Drunk: None

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Cork Stone

Approaching Stanton Moor and the Cork Stone.

Stanton Moor's trig point.

Stanton Moor's trig point.

Stanton Moor Plantation

Looking across Stanton Moor from the trig point to Stanton Moor Plantation.

One of the many deserted quarries along the edge of the moor.

Stanton Moor Plantation

Stanton Moor Plantation.

Nine Ladies Stone Circle

The King Stone looking down on the Nine Ladies Stone Circle.

The Reform Tower

The Reform Tower.

Darley Dale

Looking across a hazy Darley Dale from the edge path.

One of the strange rocks that can be found near to the edge path.

Stanton Moor

Stanton Moor.

Cork Stone

The Cork Stone.


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