Longshaw Estate Sunday 22nd June 2014

We set of in the afternoon and enjoyed a late evening stroll around the Longshaw Estate before returning along Curbar Edge, where the evening sun set the rocks aglow.

Start: Curbar Gap car park (SK 2615 7470)

Route:

Curbar Gap car park - White Edge (TP) - White Edge Moor - Longshaw Estate - Froggatt Edge - Curbar Edge - Curbar Gap car park

Distance: 8.25 miles     Ascent: 296 metres      Time Taken: 4 hours 30 mins

Terrain: Clear paths

Weather: Warm

Pub Visited: Wheatsheaf Inn, Baslow    Ale Drunk: Ringwood Brewery, Boon Doggle

Route Map >>

 

Gibbet Moor

Looking across to Gibbet Moor as we reach the start of White Edgge.

Sir William Hill

Across Curbar Edge the mast marks the high point of Sir William Hill Road.

White Edge

Looking back along White Edge.

Longshaw Estate

Following the broad track through Longshaw Estate.

Companion Stone

The Companion Stone located on the path we followed out of Longshaw Estate.

Derwent Valley

Looking across the Derwent Valley from the spot where we enjoyed our sandwiches.

Curbar Edge

The sun sets the rocks on the path above Curbar Edge alight.

White Edge

Turning around it's not so bright across Stoke Flat.

Baslow Edge

As Baslow Edge comes into view the sun lights up the rocks on Curbar Edge.

Pinnacle Rock

Pinnacle Rock is also lit up as we near the end of the walk.

Previous walk Calton Pastures Wednesday 18th June 2014 <> Next walk Elvaston Castle Sunday 29th June 2014

 

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