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2021.06.27 Castleton, bottom of Cave Dale SK151.828, Cave Dale / Limestone Way to SK135.813, ~W on BW to Eldon Hill Quarries at SK120.814, ~SSW thru OAL for ~350m, ~W to Eldon Hill SK116.812, ~S to Eldon Hole SK116809, in OAL SE then S down to BW at SK118.804, ~SSW on BW / Access Rd to join FP (near Farm) at SK116.801, ~S on FP to SK117.798, ~E on 'Wavy FP' to Oxlow Rake at SK121.798, ~ENE along O.Rake for ~400m to FP at SK125.799, ~ESE on Wavy Path (~ESE) to The Cop at SK129.797, ~SSE then ENE (last portion thru OAL) to cross FP/track at SK139.799 onto (line of opencast workings), ~ENE to join Batham Gate (part of Roman Rd), at SK155.807 turn off ~E down Green Dale, complex route ~E on rd then down to FP ~E (on the N-side of Hartlemoor Farm) then ~N then ~E thru Outlands Head to Rd at SK171.809 (nr Bagshaw Cavern), ~N on rd for ~120m then branch off ~NE on another Rd and curve down steeply back to PCs in Bradwell. Return on low route thru Brough to Hope Station. Leader Liz Savage - Sunday - 10 on walk.

Notes - 1. a fall and injury occurred - injured person, leader & and a driver, left party. Transport for treatment, with the initial help of a local farmer, was arranged. Walk continued with balance of party under Andy Irwin

          - 2  Lack of scheduled rail transport Sheffield to Hope delayed start of walk, Some of party (including car drivers) walked from Hope Station to Castleton - others went by bus to Castleton.

          - 3 Photographer (Tony) parked at Bradwell and walked to Cave Dale (taking photographs - included here)

 

Prewalk - Bradwell to Castleton

1 on the track which passes the Cement plant
2 Michlow Orchard - Bradwell Community Orchard
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5 Cement Plant
6 Pindale Farm?
7 Winhill Pike top left
8 tarred road into Castleton
9 Loose Hill top left
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12 The 'Old Needle Factory'
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14 Tree almost 125 years old planted to commemorate Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubiee
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16 Castleton Hall
17 The Geprge
18 Castleton's Parish Church

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Scheduled Walk - Castleton to Bradwell

1 sign to Cave Dale

2 Control + to enlarge & hopefully read
3 entering Cave Dale
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5 Looking back - Peveril Castle top left.
6 tea break - waiting for train disrupted walkers to join us
7 most walkers now joined
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9 Rowter Farm with Mam Tor behind - note people on top
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11approaching Eldon Hill Quarries
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13 Eldon Hill Quarries
14 up through Open Access Land toward Eldon Hill
15 several capped off mine shafts passed
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17 coming down from Eldon Hill - 360 views at top

18 Eldon Hole for intrepid cavers
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24 farm near our footpath turnoff to join Oxlow Rake
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26 'Dragonfly' at The Cop
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30 Pony - not a full grown horse
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32 descending into Bradwell
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34 Bradwell Parish Church

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