Castleton (3). Location map

 
  View of the village of Castleton, Derbyshire Peak District  
Castleton.

The Market Place sits below Peveril Castle ruins and has an attractive triangular green at it's centre. A maypole is erected here for Garland Day.

This view is from Back Street with the church over to our right.

 

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  Picture of How Lane, Castleton, Derbyshire Peak District   Castleton.

This view is looking west along Cross Street which is part of the main road that runs through Castleton and is where the majority of the shops are situated. Castleton is very popular with visitors, and not without reason, but it has to be said that this part of the village obviously caters for tourists.

The Winnats Pass cuts through the high ground in the distance.

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  Picture of a little back lane, Castleton, Derbyshire Peak District   Castleton.

This is one of the smallest lanes that we saw in Castleton and, I'm fairly sure, too narrow for motor vehicles.

There are a number of small cottages along these little lanes which, I understand, used to be miners' cottages.

 

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  Picture of a little back lane, Castleton, Derbyshire Peak District   Mam Tor from Goose Hill, Castleton.

If you leave the Market Place at the junction with Castle Street and go west you go along a lane called 'The Stones' which then runs into 'Goose Hill'.

This view is along that route and the vertical face of Mam Tor is plainly visible, just below the skyline, in the distance. In the larger picture the footpath on the left-hand side of the vertical face is clearly visible.

 

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