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2022.07.06 Start Bakewell PCs SK219:685, WSW Granby Rd, NNW Matlock Street, WSW King Street, ~S up Butts Rd & Lanes, passing Cemetery, then on FP ~SSW then S thru fields (about 1,3km) to Road at SK215:668 & then ~50m to road junction (just short of Noton Barn Farm), take road W / WSW to join FP at SK212:665, WSW then W on FP to Over Haddon, ~W thru village to PC/Parking, (tea-break). ~S down Dale Road (winding at end) to Lathkill Dale, follow River Lathkill (on its North Bank) Westward for about 3km to Foot Bridge at SK175:655, ~SW in Cales Dale for 300m, then join Limestone Way ~ESE on FP up very steep steps then slope up to pass on North side of Calling Low Farm (lunch-break) & then Low Moor Plantation, thru fields to cross Back Lane joining Moor Lane for short distance  E to Parking Area, at SK194:645 take FP ~SSE bending E down to and along road to the left for short distance to SK199:642, ~S for ~120m thru woods, joining rd ~S / SSW passing Lomberdale Hall, at SK197:638 take FP ~ESE steeply down to River Bradford, follow River B. ~NNE then E below Youlgreave, to where Limestone Way turns South at SK213:640, but leave L.Way & turn ~NE up minor roads and Join FP NE (well above the River Bradford (on its NW side), this path joins the rd ~E into Alport, at SK220:646, turn NNW and follow the River Lathkill ~WNW / NNW to Raper Lodge access Rd and turn NE on path to cross the River Lathkill at SK215:652 (tea-break), zig zag ~E then NW up the steep river bank to SK215:653 ~E to pass on North side of Barn and Join Bridleway ~ENE to SK226:658, then find Footpath ~N (Slightly W) then N to FB over Wigger Dale (on NE corner of woods at SK223:669) then thru Burton Ashes Wood to pass Haddon House and join Intake Lane, ~N down Lane to Haddon Rd (A6), cross and follow it for ~100m then take FP ~NNW thru suburbia, playgrounds, cricket fields back into Bakewell.

Leader Simon Gray 14 started (including 2 joining the walk to Over Haddon only)   Wednesday about 12 miles   

2 On Kings Street - Bakewell's Church behind to right. We took first turn left off Kings Street up Butts Rd which later narrows to a walking lane

6 passing cemeteries
7 track leads to path down to fields
10 path towards fields
13 field of Barley?
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21 from road across stile to Footpath leading to Over Haddon
23 walking towards over Haddon
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27 feeding calves
28 shorn sheep
29 goat?
30 several walking groups near Inn in Over Haddon
33 starting through village
34 school?
36 Farm zoomed into above PCs and Parking Area
38 morning tea near Parking Area
40 Poster giving notes about Over Haddon - village recorded in Domesday Book in 1066
44 down to Lathkill Dale
47 have just turned off road (before this building above the River Lathkill) onto path in Lathkill Dale
48 Notice about Lathkill Dale - note at top right mentions 'Ash die-back tree felling' much of which is cleared or hidden by summer greenery
50 many wild flowers along the path edge
52 Meadowsweet
54 view of River Lathkill with ducks
55 our party ahead on path alongside River Lathkill
57 'waterfall' reduced to a trickle in summer
59 Limestone cliffs on edge of Lathkill Dale with screw eroded from it below
60 Not many stiles on path through lathkill Dale
61 further cliffs
62 still along the river
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67 Footbridge over Lathkill Dale - leading into Cales Dale
68 looking back from Cales Dale to Lathkill Dale
69 up Cales Dale
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74 starting up toward steps
75 sun-blast at top steps
79 looking from near top of steps across Lathkill Dale
78 zoomed across Cales Dale to One Ash Grange Farm - once a monastery
81 looking down Cales Dale
82 another view from higher up of One Ash Grange Farm
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90 the back side of the Calling Low Farmstead (unfortunately could not see the front)
91 perhaps a glimpse of a hidden garden?
93 a fruitful supply of Bales for winter fodder or straw?
97 apparently Low Moor Wood was planted in 1951 when the peak District was established as a National Park. This notice celebrates its 50 years in 2001
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103 Wheat
104 a working Calcite plant?
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106 zoomed East into large pond near Hollow Farm
109 fallen tree with some foliage?
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113 ruine building
114 Lomberdale Hall taken from its gate
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116 starting from road down steep footpath to Bradford Dale
118 further down
119 River Bradford in Bradford Dale
121 Coots
123 Swan
124 same Swan
127 Mallard Ducks
128 zoomed back up river to Swan
129 pond
130 closer view of gate raising device
132a heron in River close to a point where we crossed river on a footbridge to its North bank
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134Youlgreave Houses lower down from village above
135 swimming permitted at ones own risk in this pond
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138 River Bradford crossing point at top left. We left the Limestone Way (which turns South here) and we turned NE to follow high path on the River Bradford NW side
139 looking down to the stone footbridge over The River Bradford at SK215:654. The path seen also leads to Alport
140 Thistles
141 a rare breed of sheep
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143 on Alport Road at point where River Lathkill cross under road and joins River Bradford near tree at back
145 house passed as we followed the River Lathkill again but in a different area
146 Stables?
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151 River Lathkill runs into pond close to Raper House
152 semi circular weir at stone  footbridge crossing River Lathkill
161 teabreak
166 up from the pond
169 zooming across to Over Haddon passed earlier on walk
172 looking down ENE to Haddon Hall, but we turned N through farmland on FP to Barton Ashes Wood and Haddon House.
173 newly harvested bales
174 Wheat field - a Maize field last year
175 poppies
177 passing helicopter
178 Haddon House
180 Intake Lane - what is the significance of this?
181 River Wye flowing towards Haddon Hall
182 Bakewell's Church in view as we return.

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