Callow Top & Tissington Trail

Good views over the Dove Valley, and a short section of the Tissington Trail, a disused railway.

Technical sheet
No. 20042955
A Mapleton walk posted on 10/03/22 by Walks from the Door. Update : 11/03/22
Calculated time Calculated time: 1h25[?]
Distance Distance : 3.7km
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 111m
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 107m
Highest point Highest point : 179m
Lowest point Lowest point : 119m
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Area Area : Peak District
Location Location : Mapleton
Starting point Starting point : N 53.028976° / W 1.754755°
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Description

(D/A) From The Okeover Arms car park entrance, turn left and walk along the main village street, passing a telephone box and then a playing field on the right.

(1) Shortly beyond the delimit signs at the end of the village, turn left (South - East) into a farm entrance, then immediately through a gate on the right. Swing left uphill, crossing the farm drive beyond the farmhouse.

Pass through a gap in the fence at the top of the field, then head for the far right-hand corner of the next field. Beyond a gateway, aim for the top of a TV mast just visible over the brow of the hill.

(2) Cross a stile and then drop down to the left of the wooded grounds of Callow Hall and go through a picket gate. Join the drive of Callow Hall and follow it to the public road (Mapleton Road).

Turn left (East), crossing a bridge over the Wash Brook, and then follow the road uphill until you reach Mappleton Lane car park on the Tissington Trail. Walk through the car park and join the trail, heading away from the Ashbourne Tunnel entrance.

(3) Follow the Trail as it drops to cross Wash Brook again, and climb the slope opposite. Beyond a gate leave the Tissington Trail to cross a stile on your left (West) into a field; climb the slope beyond to a further stile. Follow the fence along the edge of the next field, then follow a narrow path through a caravan site, crossing a service road to reach a stile at the far side.

(4) Cross the following field, and follow the hedge downhill in the next field. Go through a gap in the hedge on your right by a holly tree and walk along the top of the field beyond.

Cross two hedges either side of a narrow field, then drop left to a gate at the top end of the churchyard. Walk past the church back to the road, then turn left to return toThe Okeover Arms.(D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : km 0 - alt. 124m - The Okeover Arms
1 : km 0.55 - alt. 125m - Farmhouse
2 : km 1.15 - alt. 156m - Mappleton Lane car park
3 : km 2.36 - alt. 131m - Tissington Trail - Wash Brook
4 : km 2.98 - alt. 177m - Churchyard
D/A : km 3.7 - alt. 124m - The Okeover Arms

Useful Information

Some short climbs; field paths may be muddy after rain.

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The Okeover Arms
Mappleton, Ashbourne,
Derbyshire DE6 2AB
Tel: 01335 350305
Website: theokeover.co.uk
Email: enquiries@theokeover.co.uk

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