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Win Hill Walk from Ladybower Reservoir

By Dave Roberts   

on August 17, 2015    1/5 (1)

Win Hill Walk from Ladybower Reservoir

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Route Summary:

An excellent walk up Win Hill and along the southern shore of Ladybower Reservoir

Route Start Location: Heatherdene Car Park to the north of Ladybower Reservoir Dam

Distance
Ascent
Time
12.84 km 360 m 4 hours

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

Activivity Type: Moderate Walk

Summits and Places on this Route

Facilities

Bothe  The Yorkshire Bridge Inn and the Ladybower Inn are close by, with the former being easier to incorporate onto the end of the walk with a small diversion.

 Hazards

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Win Hill Walk from Ladybower Reservoir

There’s some excellent walking around the Upper Derwent Valley, and they don’t get much better than this walk up Win Hill from Ladybower Reservoir. Starting off from the Heatherdene Car Park the route heads off over the Ladybower Dam before heading south to Thornhill along the Derwent Valley Heritage Way. The route then heads up the south-western flanks of Win Hill ascending to the summit steeply.

The view from the summit is extensive, including a view over Ladybower Reservoir. It’s then north east along the moorland before descending down to join the Ladybower Reservoir Bridleway. This excellent track on the southern shore makes good going for the return leg back to Heatherdene.

A Local Expert Route from Allen Hudson.

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Dave Roberts founded Walk Eryri in 2004, with the aim of providing routes that are off the beaten track. Walk Eryri is now part of Mud and Routes which continues to provide more off beat routes and walks in Snowdonia and beyond. Dave has been exploring the hills of Eryri for over thirty years, and is a qualified Mountain Leader. Dave also established Walk up Snowdon, Walk up Scafell Pike and Walk up Ben Nevis just to mention a few.
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