567 Hen Cloud

Whichever way you look at it, the pyramid outline of Hen Cloud is impressive. Vertical cliffs surmount steep heather clad slopes, while from the summit the view is worthy of a mountain. If there are no peaks in the Peak District then surely this is an exception.

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LOCATION: Three miles north of Leek
START: Tittesworth Reservoir car park, off A53, signed Meerbrook, pay & display, toilets
Grid ref: SJ994604 Postcode: ST138SN
DISTANCE: 6 miles
GRADE: Moderate with a steady climb
TIME: 3 hours
MAP: Explorer OL - White Peak Landranger 118 & 119
REFRESHMENTS: Visitor Centre, Paddock Farm & Lazy Trout
EN ROUTE: River Churnet, Roaches, Meerbrook, Rock Hall

This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

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