Dambusters Challenge Walk

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Start: Ladybower Reservoir
Distance: 21 miles (34 km)
Grid Ref: SK203680
Climbing: metres
Walk time: 8-10 hours
Days: 1

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map (1:25,000)

Summary: The Dambusters Challenge Walk is a challenging high level route in the Dark Peak area of the Peak District National Park. It is based on locations associated with the training runs undertaken during World War Two by Royal Air Force No. 617 Squadron (The Dambusters) around the Howden, Derwent and Ladybower reservoirs. The walk which starts from the car park at Ladybower Reservoir visits Win Hill, Hope Brink, Woodlands Valley, Rowlee Pasture, Alport Castles, Ditch Clough, Howden Reservoir, Cold Side, Upper Derwent Reservoir, Little Howden Moor, Howden Dean, Lost Lad, Back Tor, Derwent Edge (Cakes of Bread, Dovestone Tor, Salt Cellar, White or, Wheel Stones, Whinstone Lee Tor), Lead Hill and Ladybower Tor.

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