Holloway & Whatstandwell-
25 January 2015
What a difference a couple of days make! The photos on this page were taken on the
First passing Willersley Castle and going over the entrance to the Willersley railway tunnel, it was then a long hard slog to the top of the hill. Down the other side, then up again into Holloway. A final climb to the war memorial, then across the tops to Upper Holloway and Wakebridge, with spectacular views across the Derwent Valley and towards Crich.
It was then “downhill all the way”, till we got to the Cromford Canal at Whatstandwell.
The final three miles of our eight-
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The Leawood Pump House, built in 1849, capable of pumping 39,000 tons of water a day from the River Derwent into the Cromford Canal.