Ilam & Dovedale - Tuesday 19 August 2008
Ilam - Stanshope - Milldale - Dovedale - Ilam
On road parking near the Memorial Cross in Ilam (Free) - Grid Ref SK135508
Good paths throughout
Overcast with occasional heavy showers
OL24 - The Peak District (White Peak Area)
Dovedale is a beautiful area to walk in. Starting in the pretty village of Ilam, we walked through the Country Park along the River Manifold and up to the hamlet of Stanshope before arriving at Milldale near Viator's Bridge. Leaving Milldale there is now a delightful amble through Dovedale of approximately 3 miles which brings you out near Ilam and there is then a short walk back to the Memorial. This is a delightful walk which would be better undertaken on a nice warm day although Dovedale would probably be overrun with people if that were the case!
The Memorial Cross at Ilam
Don't like the look of that cloud.........
Angie at the start of the path through Dovedale
Delightful walking through Dovedale
The Tissington Spires
Ilam Rock, Dovedale
The Stepping Stones over the River Dove
River Dove near Ilam
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