|Name:||Dow Low [Brier Low]|
|Height:||437m / 1434ft|
|Parent (Ma):||2812 Shining Tor|
|RHB Section:||36: Lancashire, Cheshire & the Southern Pennines|
|Grid ref:||SK 09320 67569|
|Summit feature:||rocks on quarry edge|
|OS map sheet(s):||(1:50k) 119|
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|Logged Descriptions (logged by 55 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)||By||Date of Ascent|
|Parked at Earl Sterndale, ticked off 3 hills (Dow low, Hind Low, Upper edge) on a cloudy but warm summers day.||Joel451||30/07/2018|
|Edge of steep working limestone quarry on track but actual HP is over double fence. Hazy views. Back to Hartington via Sheen Hill.||Denise||04/06/2018|
|Remaining high point is on very edge of old quarry face guarded by 2 friendly BWF's. Great views of the extensive operational quarry.||RichardM||04/06/2018|
|Part of a circuit of hills south of Buxton Lime Quarry. Starting and finishing at Brandside Parish Hall.||BobHancock||20/11/2017|
|Earl Sterndale circular with Steve G.||Smudge||04/11/2017|
|climbed over wire fence. with Gill S.||Adrian||20/08/2017|
|Large parking area where the footpath starts just south of west of the hill (alt 1164 feet). After passing through the fence half way up, it is possible to cut diagonally across the field directly to the summit, where a gate gives access to the fencing alongside the edge.0.75 miles return. 20 minutes.||moorsman||19/01/2017|
|Parking: Lots of room at SK 08983 67478, about 30 yards from start of public footpath.||David Evans||31/12/2016|
|Parked at side of road- Thirkelow Rocks, High Edge, Hollins Hill, Chrome Hill, Nab End, Parkhouse Hill, North Top, Aldery Cliff, High Wheeldon, Dow Low, Hind Low, Upper Edge. On overcast day with Mart & Daisy||John Eley||03/12/2016|
|21km/13 mile walk with John & Daisy. Thirkelow Rocks, High Edge, Hollins Hill, Chrome Hill, Nab End, Parkhouse Hill, Parkhouse Hill North Top, Alderley Cliff, High Wheeldon, Dow Low [Brier Low], Hind Low, Upper Edge. Missed Booth Hill.
Parked on roadside grass approx SK 0496 6939. 6°C AVG, 7 km/h AVG, overcast.
Entered concrete bunker on High Edge which provided 3 great framed views. I was unaware of the water res. underneath Upper Edge, John boldly started to walk across fibreglass roof & hurriedly ran off with at the loud sound of cracking.||Rotorslap||03/12/2016|
|Good parking adjacent to start of fp opposite Jericho Farm. Fp starts in beautifully kept garden. Owner has built attractive steps through a rockery. Steeply upwards and onto track along the edge of well fenced huge quarry.||Campbell Singer||11/10/2016|
|There is now a new 6 foot high barbed wire fence running all the way along by the side of the track so the broken wall with cairn is now, to say the least, difficult to get to!||Alan Caine||05/08/2016|
|Part of a hill bagging session around Earl Sterndale in cold & clear weather.||Dan Unwin||28/02/2016|
|Up track from village and over a couple of fields to fence line top by quarry track.||Mark Sims||04/12/2015|
|6/15 Sixth of fifteen on a wet and very windy day (Fir Hill/Foredales Head/Bee Low/Chelmorton Low/Nether Low/Dow Low (Brier Low)/High Wheeldon/Revidge/Merryton Low/Wolfscote Hill/Wetton Hill/High Edge/Upper Edge/Thirkelow Rocks/Sir William Hill)||Fergalh||29/11/2015|
|Walked up the track from the B5053. Great views to the west of Chrome Hill and Parkhouse Hill. Don't bother looking east at the quarry. Dropped down into Earl Sterndale.||W111KYB||06/04/2015|
|On bus-pass day walk from Earl Sterndale to Buxton. Pleasant start to day but more excitement in view.||Martin R||17/02/2015|
|3RD hill of 9 today, after High Wheeldon and Aldery Hill We Took Track from Earl Sternedale leading to Track overlooking quarry and summit is on wall (a few stones mark the
position). Really interesting view into quarry and Track from village has great views of Chrome &Parkhouse Hill looking back.||Dazingdale||04/10/2014|
|Large parking area at Earl Sterndale at NW end of village near Jericho Farm. F/p leads up hillside, the start of which is covered in profusion of beautiful strongly scented flowers. Across field at top of slope to track along head of quarry. Raised grassy banking on quarry side of track.||Aye Jimmy||22/06/2014|
|Parked SK089675 large parking area just to right of house and footpath.||Anton||19/02/2014|
|Along the track from road, heavily eroded by the variious groups of bikers speeding past... Third summit of the day, fine views of the whole Upper Dove Valley. Walked out onto the big spoil heap too in case it was higher (it wasn't).||DanHolme||16/02/2014|
|Parked in Earl Sterndale opposite the Quiet Woman at SK 09046 66992. A fabulous Peak District walk taking in some fine shapely hills. Hitter Hill - Parkhouse Hill - Chrome Hill - Parkhouse Hill N Top - Brier Low - High Wheeldon.||David Gradwell||26/06/2011|
|Up from Earl Sterndale. What would have been a fine hill half destroyed by the quarry. Quite sad.||Jake994||05/10/2005|
|Finished D of E work at Thorbridge so went bagging 400m tops around Buxton. Beautiful colours and light.
Quarry interest.||Chris Pearson||21/03/2003|
|green lane from NW, driveable to col||RHW||21/12/2002|