Alport Castles Walk from Ladybower

Route Summary:

A walk to the UK’s largest landslip – Alport Castles.

Distance
Ascent
Time
15.1 km 637 m 5 hours

Calculate the time using Naismith’s Rule and factor in your own pace.

Start and Finish: Ladybower Reservoir

Facilities:

none

Hazards:

Steep ground, especially if you choose to tackle The Tower.

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Alport Castles Walk from Ladybower Details

This is a reasonably long walk from Ladybower Reservoir towards the impressive pinnacles of Alport Castles. These are a landslip feature, probably the largest in the UK, and the debris resembles castles from afar. The Tower seen below, is particularly striking.

Return via quiet, but undulating bridleways.

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Featured Image Photo credit: Dan Cook Archived (dan-scape.co.uk) / Foter / CC BY-SA



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