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Stone Group

We are the Stone Ramblers. We open the way for everyone in our local community to enjoy the pleasures of walking.

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking

Overview

Our route takes us up Haggside before dropping into Woodlands Valley as far as Alport Bridge. We follow the delightful lower stage of Alport Dale and climb onto Lower Moor below Alport Castles. An optional scramble could take you up the Tower via the east face ( Grade 0.5?). Others can enjoy a well earned break and look out for the resident peregrines. A beautiful moorland section across Rowlee takes us back to Fairholmes via Lockerbrook Outward Bound centre.

Thursday, 14 March 2024
Meeting time:
8:00 am
Start time:
9:45 am
Estimated finish time:
3:45 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
16.1km / 10.0mi
Ascent:
634.9m / 2083ft
Type:
circular

The leader will meet at Fairholmes and will not be at Stone meeting point.

Features

  • Refreshments available (Pub/cafe)
  • Toilets available
  • Car parking available
  • Car sharing available

Meeting point

Grid reference:
SJ 89790 34911
Nearest postcode:
ST15 8LL
what3words:
dust.crumple.barmaid
Meeting time:
8:00 am

Mount industrial Estate

Starting point

Grid reference:
SK 17284 89325
Nearest postcode:
S33 0AQ
what3words:
deflated.budget.quench
Start time:
9:45 am

Fairholmes , Ladybower Reservoir, which is the cafe and toilets, Free roadside parking is available as an alternative just before Fairholmes but at the time of writing I believe there may be plans to introduce charges.

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking