Wednesday 24th May 2006

A short evening walk alongside the river Dove and returning on a stretch of the Tissington Trail not visited before. After all the rain in the morning it was a pleasant surprise to be walking under blue sky with evening sunshine keeping us warm, although as the sun started to fade there was a cold chill to the air.

Start: Alsop Station car park (SK 156 549)

Route:

Alsop Station car park - Wolfscote Dale - Coldeaton Bridge - Tissington Trail  - Alsop Station car park

Distance: 3.75 miles     Ascent: 196 metres      Time Taken: 1 hr 50 mins

Weather: Warm, blue sky with high cloud.

Pub Visited: Sycamore Inn, Parwich    Ale Drunk: Ward's Best Bitter

Route Map >>

 

Mill Dale

Looking down Mill Dale.

River Dove

The bridge which carries the road to Milldale over the river Dove and  at which we turned into Wolfscote Dale.

Wolfscote Dale

The bridge which carries the road to Milldale over the river Dove and  at which we turned into Wolfscote Dale.

Wolfscote Dale

The river Dove in Wolfscote Dale, at places it appeared to have recently burst its banks.

Approaching Coldeaton Bridge

Approaching Coldeaton Bridge with the dale we were about to take on the right.

Unnamed dale

Heading up the unnamed dale.

Johnson's Knoll

Johnson's Knoll from where we joined the Tissington Trail.

Tissington Trail

The Tissington Trail.

Unnamed dale

Looking across Bradbury's Gate to the unnamed dale from the Tissington Trail.

Alsop en le Dale

The hamlet of Alsop en le Dale from the Tissington Trail.

Previous walk Harboro Rocks Saturday 20th May 2006 <> Next walk Win Hill Thursday 25th May 2006

 

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