Crook Hill, Lost Lad, and Derwent Edge

By Mark Barrett   

on November 11, 2016    No ratings yet.

Crook Hill, Lost Lad, and Derwent Edge

Further Details

Route Summary:

A high level route around Ladybower Reservoir.

17.66 km 595 m 5 hours

Activivity Type: Moderate Walk

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

Summits and Places on this Route


Both The Yorkshire Bridge Inn and the Ladybower Inn are nearby, as well as the Ladybower Cafe which can be found at the lay-by on the A57 on the western side of the Ashopton Viaduct


Remember that we cannot outline every single hazard on a walk – it’s up to you to be safe and competent. Read up on Mountain Safety , Navigation and what equipment you’ll need.

Parking :

Lay-by parking available at Ashopton.

Public Transport:

Traveline for UK Public Transport

Recommended Maps


Crook Hill, Lost Lad, and Derwent Edge Ordnance Survey Map and GPX File Download

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Crook Hill, Lost Lad, and Derwent Edge

Mark Barrett of shares his walking route for a high level walk above Upper Derwent Valley in the Peak District, starting with Crook Hill before heading over Bridge-end Pasture and down to the Derwent Dam. The walk then continues up to Lost Lad and Back Tor before following Derwent Edge back towards the A57.

The Route

For the full route description, follow this link to the Crook Hill, Lost Lad, and Derwent Edge walk on the Hillexplorer website. Images and GPX files used with permission of the route author.


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