Stanton Moor - Peak District Walk

Thursday 12th June 2014

I set out this evening with two aims which resulted in something of a meander around the moor. I needed to check out a route on Stanton Moor and also hoped to get some shots of the Nine Ladies stone circle at sunset.

Start: Cork Stone entrance lay-by (SK 2419 6276)

Route: Stanton Moor (TP)

Distance: 4.25 miles     Ascent: 164 metres      Time Taken: 2 hours

Terrain: Clear tracks.

Weather: Warm

Pub Visited: None    Ale Drunk: None

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Cowley Knowl

As I head towards the road I am treated to this view across the valley.

As I left the moor a grouse was guarding the stile.

The campsite's resident peacocks were keeping their eye on the campers.

Cork Stone

Returning to the moor I passed the Cork Stone for a second time.

Stanton Moor

Heading across Stanton Moor.

Reform Tower

The stone circle was rather busy so I headed out to the Reform Tower.

Having given up on the stone circle I took some sunset shots looking across the fields towards Manners Wood.


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