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distance 10.3mi Vertical gain +302ft Vertical drop -285ft Durée 5h00 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Long Whatton and Diseworth - Leicestershire

This Leicestershire walk explores the northwest of the county. The walk visits a number of historic villages using paths, lanes and a section of old railway line. There are some opportunities for refreshments during the walk.

distance 13.71mi Vertical gain +492ft Vertical drop -476ft Durée 6h45 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Long Whatton and Diseworth - Leicestershire

A lengthy Leicestershire walk in the north west of the county. The walk visits a number of historic villages using paths, lanes and a section of old railway line. There are some opportunities for refreshments during the walk.

distance 5.99mi Vertical gain +240ft Vertical drop -240ft Durée 3h00 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Greasley - Nottinghamshire

A moderate walk for all weathers on well trodden tracks through varied terrain including woodland, along a reservoir and on open tracks with great views over the outer Nottinghamshire Countryside.

distance 8.08mi Vertical gain +325ft Vertical drop -295ft Durée 4h00 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Nottingham

Great easy walk from the center of Nottingham to view the green spaces of Wollaton Park and the University of Nottingham then spot Robin Hood on the way back at Nottingham Castle.

Walking Newstead Abbey from Linby ( Download : )
distance 5.46mi Vertical gain +135ft Vertical drop -135ft Durée 2h40 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Linby - Nottinghamshire

This circular walk in Nottinghamshire starts from the attractive village of Linby, a conservation village, and uses part of the dismantled Great Northern Railway line to get to Newstead Abbey, the ruins of an Augustinian Priory built by Henry II in 1170. The return to Linby is through Abbey Woods and Papplewick village.

Walking Old John & Beacon Hill ( Download : )
Old John & Beacon Hill
distance 8.57mi Vertical gain +755ft Vertical drop -748ft Durée 4h35 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Newtown Linford - Leicestershire

This circular walk in rural Leicestershire climbs two of the county's most popular hills - Old John and Beacon Hill. In addition, the route includes visits to Ulverscroft Priory and the pretty village of Newtown Linford.

distance 1.66mi Vertical gain +82ft Vertical drop -82ft Durée 0h50 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Hanbury (Staffordshire) - Staffordshire

This Staffordshire stroll visits the site of the largest non-nuclear explosion in the world - the Fauld Crater. It is an easy walk and offers an interesting diversion for an hour or so.

Walking Lea Riber Tansley ( Download : )
distance 7.08mi Vertical gain +1122ft Vertical drop -1115ft Durée 4h15 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Cromford - Derbyshire

A good mixed terrain walk with great views. The early footpath rising through the woods was not well used so poorly defined.

Walking Hoby circular walk ( Download : )
Hoby circular walk
distance 5.49mi Vertical gain +167ft Vertical drop -190ft Durée 2h40 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Hoby with Rotherby - Leicestershire

This walk is about 5.5 miles long, starting and ending at the village of Hoby. There are fine views across the undulating Leicestershire countryside from the elevated ground near Ragdale Hall. The route and footpaths are well maintained with visible waymarkers and only a few stiles. Most paths are across crop or pasture fields but note some fields may contain bullocks depending on the time of year.

distance 12.24mi Vertical gain +207ft Vertical drop -207ft Durée 5h50 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Rearsby - Leicestershire

This Leicestershire walk starts from the attractive village of Rearsby and explores the countryside and villages lying to the east. The route also includes a section of the Leicestershire Round.

distance 5.09mi Vertical gain +26ft Vertical drop -26ft Durée 2h20 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Bingham - Nottinghamshire

A lovely walk starting in the market town of Bingham, Nottinghamshire. Leading into the quiet countryside with mosty well-kept paths to Car Colston, where you can have a well-deserved refreshing drink in a dog friendly pub, before heading back to Bingham.

Gunthorpe & Caythorpe from Hoveringham
distance 6.7mi Vertical gain +16ft Vertical drop -23ft Durée 3h05 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Hoveringham - Nottinghamshire

This circular Nottinghamshire walk explores a section of the River Trent and the surrounding countryside. The route includes the villages of Gunthorpe, Caythorpe and Hoveringham.

distance 6.74mi Vertical gain +308ft Vertical drop -308ft Durée 3h20 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Ault Hucknall - Derbyshire

Hardwick Hall offers many different walking paths.
This particular walk is a good introduction to both the hall and the Rowthorne and Teversal Trails. Lovely walk through different landscapes, relatively flat and easy going except for the hill in Hardwick There are several variations incorporating other routes including Pleasley Country Park.

distance 7.76mi Vertical gain +804ft Vertical drop -781ft Durée 4h15 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Ilam - Staffordshire

Lovely walk through one the Peak District's most famous dales, the beautiful village of Alstonfield, finishing with a traverse around Bunster Hill. This is a great walk on a sunny winter's day as the sun shines into Dovedale most of the day.

distance 8.45mi Vertical gain +1670ft Vertical drop -1644ft Durée 5h20 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Ilam - Staffordshire

This walk captures many of the highlights of southern Dovedale in the Peak District National Park. Starting from near Thorpe Cloud, the walk takes the high level route, avoiding the crowds and provides dramatic views across the valley to both Derbyshire and Staffordshire.

Walking Winster and Surrounds ( Download : )
distance 5.15mi Vertical gain +656ft Vertical drop -650ft Durée 2h55 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Winster - Derbyshire

Nice, easy fine weather walk starting from the beautiful village of Winster. Lovely views as you travel through different terrains.

Southwell - The Minster, Bramley Apple, Workhouse, Byron and Charles 1st
distance 5.94mi Vertical gain +138ft Vertical drop -141ft Durée 2h50 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Southwell - Nottinghamshire

The historic Nottinghamshire Minster town of Southwell is the seat of the Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham. The Minster is globally important for the exceptional quality carvings ‘The Leaves of Southwell’. The town is famous for the original Bramley Apple tree which was sown in 1809, the fact that Charles 1st spent his final night in the town before he was taken to London for execution. Lord Byron also lived here. The Workhouse on the edge of town is a popular National Trust property.

distance 10.9mi Vertical gain +276ft Vertical drop -253ft Durée 5h15 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Croft (Leicestershire) - Leicestershire

This Leicestershire walk explores the area to the west and north of the village of Croft, which lies to the south-east of Leicester. The walk uses paths and bridleways and a section of road walking to complete the route.

distance 10.96mi Vertical gain +535ft Vertical drop -515ft Durée 5h30 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Twyford and Thorpe - Leicestershire

This circular walk to the east of Leicester follows a section of the Leicestershire Round. The walk visits the villages of Somerby, Thorpe Satchville, Owston and, of course, Twyford.

distance 7.49mi Vertical gain +1060ft Vertical drop -1060ft Durée 4h20 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Wetton - Staffordshire

This Peak District walk explores The Manifold Valley in Staffordshire. The mostly high-level route is full of interest including Thor's Cave and Throwley Old Hall with magnificent views throughout.

Walking Monyash & Lathkill Dales ( Download : )
distance 8.42mi Vertical gain +581ft Vertical drop -581ft Durée 4h25 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Youlgreave - Derbyshire

Lathkill Dale offers a variety of landscapes and this Peak District walk enables you to see this wonderful limestone dale at its best.

distance 7.95mi Vertical gain +541ft Vertical drop -545ft Durée 4h10 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Youlgreave - Derbyshire

A Peak District walk that traverses pretty Lathkill and Bradford Dales. The walk also includes a section of the Limestone Way.

distance 5.94mi Vertical gain +548ft Vertical drop -554ft Durée 3h10 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Youlgreave - Derbyshire

This Peak District walk provides a shorter route for visiting Lathkill and Bradford Dales.

Chatsworth Estate, Calton Pastures and Edensor
distance 7.55mi Vertical gain +974ft Vertical drop -988ft Durée 4h20 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Edensor - Derbyshire

Really lovely varied walk starting at Calton Lees and climbing up to Calton Pastures with great views over the surrounding area of Bakewell and Chatsworth House. After passing the house climb through Stand Wood and return to the car park via Beeley.

Biggin & Parsley Hay from Hartington
distance 8.88mi Vertical gain +653ft Vertical drop -650ft Durée 4h40 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Hartington Town Quarter - Derbyshire

Field paths, quiet lanes, walled tracks and a former railway are used for this walk that explores the area to the north of the busy village of Hartington. The route lies wholly within Derbyshire although in the latter part of the walk good views into neighbouring Staffordshire are also enjoyed. The route includes much that is typical of this part of the peak district including the village of Biggin and the upper reaches of the Dove Valley.

Biggin, Wolfscote & Beresford Dales from Hartington
distance 5.49mi Vertical gain +381ft Vertical drop -381ft Durée 2h50 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Hartington Town Quarter - Derbyshire

This Peak District walk explores three dales in the White Peak starting from the village of Hartington. The walk is generally easy underfoot and provides a good introduction to this area.

distance 6.03mi Vertical gain +433ft Vertical drop -394ft Durée 3h10 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Hartington Town Quarter - Derbyshire

This Derbyshire walk starts from the village of Hartington and explores three limestone Dales. The route follows the River Dove and also includes a section through drystone walled fields above the village.

distance 6.73mi Vertical gain +463ft Vertical drop -463ft Durée 3h30 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Hartington Town Quarter - Derbyshire

This walk from Hartington in Derbyshire follows a section of the River Dove. The route takes you through three limestone dales and across typical farming country for the area.

distance 7.06mi Vertical gain +607ft Vertical drop -571ft Durée 3h45 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Hartington Town Quarter - Derbyshire

This walk starts in Hartington and explores Beresford Dale before visiting the village of Alstonefield. The route then continues by descending back into Wolfescote Dale and a return to the start.

distance 4.88mi Vertical gain +640ft Vertical drop -669ft Durée 2h50 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Hartington Town Quarter - Derbyshire

Pilsbury Castle is the main objective on this Peak District walk from bustling Hartington. Including White Peak scenery alongside the upper section of the River Dove this walk includes both Derbsyhire and Staffordshire sides of the Dove Valley.

distance 6.83mi Vertical gain +203ft Vertical drop -217ft Durée 3h20 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Countesthorpe - Leicestershire

This Leicestershire walk explores the countryside and villages to the southeast of Countesthorpe. The route includes a section of the Leicestershire Round long distance footpath.

distance 4.43mi Vertical gain +112ft Vertical drop -108ft Durée 2h10 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Countesthorpe - Leicestershire

A pleasant amble through the Leicestershire countryside that lies to the south of Countesthorpe. The route visits the village of Peatling Magna before heading north back to the start.

Walking Middleton Circular Walk ( Download : )
Middleton Circular Walk
distance 3.65mi Vertical gain +141ft Vertical drop -161ft Durée 1h50 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Middleton (Warwickshire) - Warwickshire

Pleasant mainly flat circular walk starting and ending at a pub.

distance 4.41mi Vertical gain +302ft Vertical drop -246ft Durée 2h15 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Billesdon - Leicestershire

A linear Leicestershire walk which uses paths and bridleways to explore the countryside to the south and east of the Billesdon. Return to the start can be made using Centrebus route 747 which has a regular service between Skeffington and Billesdon.

distance 2.81mi Vertical gain +36ft Vertical drop -36ft Durée 1h20 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Great Glen - Leicestershire

A short Leicestershire walk that explores the countryside to the south of Great Glen. The walk also includes a short section of the Grand Union Canal including Crane's Lock.

Circular walk starting from Kneesall & including Laxton, Nottinghamshire.
distance 6.88mi Vertical gain +213ft Vertical drop -217ft Durée 3h20 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Kneesall - Nottinghamshire

This circular walk of 7.3 miles starts & ends at the carpark behind St Bartholomew's Church, Kneesall NG22 0AD. It includes pasture and crop fields, and some woodland. Fine elevated views can be seen of the undulating countryside, especially near the Golden Hill trig point. Interesting features include the village of Laxton - the last village in the UK to farm using a medieval strip system. Nearby are Motte & Bailey earthworks. T

Walking Chatsworth House walk ( Download : )
Chatsworth House walk
distance 3.05mi Vertical gain +72ft Vertical drop -72ft Durée 1h30 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Baslow and Bubnell - Derbyshire

Chatsworth is home to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire and has been passed down through 16 generations of the Cavendish family.

distance 7.06mi Vertical gain +794ft Vertical drop -791ft Durée 3h55 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Ashford in the Water - Derbyshire

This Peak District walk starts in the pretty village of Ashford-in-the-Water and explores the limestone country lying to the south of the Wye Valley. The routes visits the remains of Magpie Mine, the village of Over Haddon and uses mainly field paths to complete the route.

distance 12.83mi Vertical gain +863ft Vertical drop -863ft Durée 6h40 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Baslow and Bubnell - Derbyshire

This is a varied walk skirting the Chatsworth Estate through woods and moorland.

Ashford in the Water, Monsal Dale and Great Shacklow Wood
distance 5.76mi Vertical gain +673ft Vertical drop -650ft Durée 3h15 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Ashford in the Water - Derbyshire

A lovely walk from Ashford in the Water taking in a wide range of terrains including two dales, the River Wye and the Great Shacklow Wood. It's a good un!

distance 6.47mi Vertical gain +659ft Vertical drop -679ft Durée 3h35 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Taddington - Derbyshire

This Peak District circuit visits the hamlet of Brushfield before following the Wye Valley back to the start. The walk passes infamous Litton Mill, Cressbrook and Monsal Head.

Monsal Trail & Ashford-in-the-Water from Lees Bottom
distance 8.89mi Vertical gain +768ft Vertical drop -741ft Durée 4h45 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Taddington - Derbyshire

A circular Peak District Walk that inclues a number of the highlights of the area to the west of Bakewell. The route includes sections along the River Wye, visits Monsal Head, uses a section of the Monsal Trail and Great Shacklow Wood. The walk does have a sting in the tail as there is a lengthy ascent towards the end of the walk.

Miller's Dale & Cressbrook Dale from Tideswell Dale
distance 5.67mi Vertical gain +676ft Vertical drop -659ft Durée 3h10 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Tideswell - Derbyshire

This circular Peak District walk starts in Tideswell Dale and continues through Miller's Dale into Ravensdale. The route is an ideal introduction to this area which is popular for walkers.