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distance 7.49mi Vertical gain +1060ft Vertical drop -1060ft Durée 4h20 Moderate Moderate
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.

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distance 8.45mi Vertical gain +1670ft Vertical drop -1644ft Durée 5h20 Moderate Moderate
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.

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distance 7.76mi Vertical gain +804ft Vertical drop -781ft Durée 4h15 Moderate Moderate
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.

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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.

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distance 7.06mi Vertical gain +607ft Vertical drop -571ft Durée 3h45 Moderate Moderate
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.

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distance 6.73mi Vertical gain +463ft Vertical drop -463ft Durée 3h30 Moderate Moderate
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.

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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.

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Biggin & Parsley Hay from Hartington
distance 8.88mi Vertical gain +653ft Vertical drop -650ft Durée 4h40 Moderate Moderate
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.

Walking Tittesworth Reservoir ( Download : )
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distance 7.6mi Vertical gain +436ft Vertical drop -453ft Durée 3h50 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Leek - Staffordshire

Lakeside walking and superb views.

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distance 2.05mi Vertical gain +174ft Vertical drop -174ft Durée 1h05 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Leek - Staffordshire

Never far from the town centre, but with parkland and rural interludes.

Walking The Churnet Valley ( Download : )
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distance 5.61mi Vertical gain +262ft Vertical drop -262ft Durée 2h50 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Leek - Staffordshire

Town and country walking with a long stretch alongside a canal feeder in the quiet Churnet valley.

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distance 7.03mi Vertical gain +1060ft Vertical drop -1037ft Durée 4h10 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Leekfrith - Staffordshire

This North Staffordshire walk starts from Tittesworth Reservoir and climbs onto the Roaches, a popular rocky escarpment in the Peak District National Park. The return includes the summit of Hen Cloud before crossing typical Staffordshire countryside.

Walking The Roaches & Lud's Church ( Download : )
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distance 6.84mi Vertical gain +1181ft Vertical drop -1171ft Durée 4h10 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Leekfrith - Staffordshire

The Roaches are a popular place to walk offering dramatic views in this part of North Staffordshire. This walk includes Lud's Church a deep chasm that has some interesting historical connections.

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distance 4.43mi Vertical gain +630ft Vertical drop -627ft Durée 2h35 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Leekfrith - Staffordshire

The Roaches are a dominant feature of the North Staffordshire landscape and this walk provides a perfect introduction to this rugged area. An integral part of the Peak District National Park, this gritstone edge has superb views over the surrounding area.

Walking Thorpe and Dovedale ( Download : )
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distance 5.75mi Vertical gain +312ft Vertical drop -318ft Durée 2h55 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Mapleton - Derbyshire

A walk of endless vistas, visiting a Peak District classic and returning via an extended stroll along the beautiful Dove.

Walking Okeover Park ( Download : )
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distance 3.53mi Vertical gain +358ft Vertical drop -358ft Durée 1h55 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Mapleton - Derbyshire

Superb open parkland, historic buildings and extensive views over Mappleton, the Dove Valley and beyond.

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distance 2.3mi Vertical gain +364ft Vertical drop -351ft Durée 1h25 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Mapleton - Derbyshire

Good views over the Dove Valley, and a short section of the Tissington Trail, a disused railway.

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distance 9.49mi Vertical gain +797ft Vertical drop -787ft Durée 5h05 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Longnor (Derbyshire) - Derbyshire

A Peak District walk that explores the uppear reaches of the Dove and Manifold Valleys. The route is generally easy to navigate and uses a series of paths and tracks across the Limestone country. Refreshments are available at the start and at Hartington.

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distance 5.64mi Vertical gain +1033ft Vertical drop -1040ft Durée 3h30 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Longnor (Derbyshire) - Derbyshire

This route starts from the attractive North Staffordshire village of Longnor. It then crosses the Dove Valley into Derbyshire, passes through Earl Sterndale to climb High Wheeldon before re-crossing the Dove back into Staffordshire. The scenery en-route is varied with excellent views of this part of the Peak District throughout.

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distance 6.88mi Vertical gain +804ft Vertical drop -823ft Durée 3h50 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Leekfrith - Staffordshire

This is a beautiful walk along The Roaches providing beautiful views from both sides of the ridge.

Mountain biking Tissington Trail Cycle ( Download : )
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distance 15.07mi Vertical gain +1421ft Vertical drop -1421ft Durée 4 hrs Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Mapleton - Derbyshire

Glorious mountain bike routes with long stretches off-road.

Walking Thorpe and Dovedale ( Download : )
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distance 6.65mi Vertical gain +292ft Vertical drop -318ft Durée 3h20 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Mapleton - Derbyshire

Above and along the Dove valley to a Peak District classic.

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distance 4.82mi Vertical gain +308ft Vertical drop -338ft Durée 2h30 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Mapleton - Derbyshire

Valley and parkland views on either side of the River Dove.

Walking Mappleton & the River Dove ( Download : )
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distance 2.18mi Vertical gain +190ft Vertical drop -197ft Durée 1h10 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Mapleton - Derbyshire

A quick stroll to the village with a brief riverside interlude.

Walking Fenny Bentley ( Download : )
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distance 4.29mi Vertical gain +240ft Vertical drop -253ft Durée 2h10 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Mapleton - Derbyshire

Along the Bentley Brook to an interesting village and church.

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distance 7.63mi Vertical gain +1155ft Vertical drop -1152ft Durée 4h30 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Hollinsclough - Derbyshire

This Peak District walk explores the upper section of the Dove valley and sees few walkers.

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distance 7.47mi Vertical gain +696ft Vertical drop -699ft Durée 4h00 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Hartington Middle Quarter - Derbyshire

A rewarding hike via a scenic hilltop to a pretty village and a Norman Castle site in the Dove Valley.

Walking Monyash and Flagg ( Download : )
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distance 5.43mi Vertical gain +377ft Vertical drop -374ft Durée 2h50 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Hartington Middle Quarter - Derbyshire

Follow flower-lined green lanes to two limestone villages, and sample a short stretch of the High Peak Trail. Some gentle climbs, and muddy ground may be encountered after wet weather.

Walking Flagg & Chelmorton ( Download : )
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distance 5.97mi Vertical gain +522ft Vertical drop -518ft Durée 3h10 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Hartington Middle Quarter - Derbyshire

Wander via field paths and country lanes through the villages of Flagg and Chelmorton, returning on the High Peak Trail. A shortcut along the Pennine Bridleway, omitting Chelmorton village, cuts a mile off the distance.

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distance 8.17mi Vertical gain +1217ft Vertical drop -1198ft Durée 4h50 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Quarnford - Staffordshire

A Peak District walk that includes counties - Staffordshire, Derbyshire and Cheshire. The route uses a mixture of paths, tracks and minor roads and also includes a section of the Dane Valley Way.

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Three Shires Head and Knotbury from Gradbach
distance 6.96mi Vertical gain +692ft Vertical drop -686ft Durée 3h50 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Macclesfield Forest and Wildboarclough - Cheshire

A Peak District walk full of interest that visits Staffordshire, Cheshire and Derbyshire. The route is generally easy to follow and the highlights are the packhorse bridges at Three Shires Head, the quarries at Danebower and some excellent panoramas.

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distance 4.23mi Vertical gain +610ft Vertical drop -574ft Durée 2h30 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Macclesfield Forest and Wildboarclough - Cheshire

This Peak District walk explores the quieter side of the Staffordshire Roaches visiting the rocky cleft of Lud's Church before exploring the moorland and woodland of Back Forest. The views into Cheshire are excellent. Route finding is fine provided you take care when descending from Roach End.

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distance 5.44mi Vertical gain +699ft Vertical drop -623ft Durée 3h05 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Macclesfield Forest and Wildboarclough - Cheshire

A Staffordshire walk that explores the valleys and high ground to the west of the Roaches.

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distance 9.65mi Vertical gain +1063ft Vertical drop -1060ft Durée 5h20 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Macclesfield Forest and Wildboarclough - Cheshire

An exploration of northern Staffordshire that is rarely walked.

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

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

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distance 7.95mi Vertical gain +541ft Vertical drop -545ft Durée 4h10 Moderate Moderate
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.

Walking Taddington & Chee Dale ( Download : )
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distance 10.99mi Vertical gain +935ft Vertical drop -938ft Durée 5h50 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Chelmorton - Derbyshire

A series of villages in spectacular limestone country, with an exciting riverside stretch.

Walking Buxton via Cowdale ( Download : )
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distance 5.19mi Vertical gain +381ft Vertical drop -446ft Durée 2h45 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Chelmorton - Derbyshire

A one-way stroll through a series of hamlets to the historic spa town of Buxton.

Walking Deep Dale & Chelmorton ( Download : )
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distance 4.33mi Vertical gain +302ft Vertical drop -312ft Durée 2h15 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Chelmorton - Derbyshire

Impressive limestone cliffs and caves, a pretty village and a cosy local pub.

Walking Five Wells ( Download : )
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distance 3.18mi Vertical gain +436ft Vertical drop -436ft Durée 1h50 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Chelmorton - Derbyshire

Stroll to a prehistoric burial chamber with fine views.

Walking Horseshoe and Deep Dales ( Download : )
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distance 3.73mi Vertical gain +322ft Vertical drop -318ft Durée 2h00 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Chelmorton - Derbyshire

An interesting walk through fields and impressive limestone scenery.

Walking Five Dales ( Download : )
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distance 9.38mi Vertical gain +1093ft Vertical drop -1093ft Durée 5h15 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Chelmorton - Derbyshire

Experience at length the dramatic limestone scenery of five dales, including a beautiful stretch alongside the Wye and the famous Chee Dale stepping stones.

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distance 6.42mi Vertical gain +636ft Vertical drop -640ft Durée 3h30 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Macclesfield Forest and Wildboarclough - Cheshire

A pleasant Peak District walk in the Staffordshire Moorlands. The route uses a mixture of paths, tracks and quiet country lanes to explore the area. For many, the highlight will be Three Shires Head with its packhorse bridge and waterfalls.

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Three Shires Head from Danebower Hollow
distance 4.65mi Vertical gain +545ft Vertical drop -548ft Durée 2h35 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Macclesfield Forest and Wildboarclough - Cheshire

A short Peak District walk that explores the area around Three Shires Head where the counties of Cheshire, Derbyshire and Staffordshire meet. The route uses sections of old packhorse routes as well as footpaths.

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distance 6.47mi Vertical gain +659ft Vertical drop -679ft Durée 3h35 Moderate Moderate
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.

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Monsal Trail & Ashford-in-the-Water from Lees Bottom
distance 8.89mi Vertical gain +768ft Vertical drop -741ft Durée 4h45 Moderate Moderate
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.

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

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distance 7.06mi Vertical gain +794ft Vertical drop -791ft Durée 3h55 Moderate Moderate
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.