Hope village and the River Noe

A gentle stroll round the historic village of Hope with a pretty interlude along the River Noe.

Technical sheet
No. 19998840
A Hope (Derbyshire) walk posted on 08/03/22 by Walks from the Door. Update : 09/03/22
Calculated time Calculated time: 0h40[?]
Distance Distance : 1.4mi
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 20ft
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 20ft
Highest point Highest point : 574ft
Lowest point Lowest point : 538ft
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Area Area : Peak District
Location Location : Hope (Derbyshire)
Starting point Starting point : N 53.348112° / W 1.742372°
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Description

(D/A) Leave The Old Hall Hotel via the door facing the church, and turn right along the main road (Station Road A6187), passing the Edale turning and the village post office and other shops on your right.

(1) Cross the end of Marsh Avenue, then turn right (North) up a farm track by a bus stop. Follow the farm track past a children’s playing area to a gate. Beyond the gate pass a house on your right, then turn right (North - East) over a footbridge.

(2) Cross a series of fields and stiles, then pass through a field gate at a crossing path. When you reach the road (Edale Road), cross over and walk half-left down Bowden Lane opposite (North - North - East).

Cross the River Noe and turn immediately right (South - South - East). Follow the driveway to a former mill building; beyond the building cross a stile at the foot of a telegraph pole.

(3) Follow the footpath beyond through fields alongside the river to the main road bridge (A6187). Climb the steps, cross the road carefully and turn right to cross the river.

Follow School Lane to the left of the church. At a T-junction, turn right and walk up the hill back to The Old Hall Hotel. (D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : mi 0 - alt. 558ft - The Old Hall Hotel
1 : mi 0.26 - alt. 561ft - Children’s playing area
2 : mi 0.57 - alt. 574ft - River Noe - Mill
3 : mi 0.82 - alt. 554ft - Riverside - A6187
D/A : mi 1.4 - alt. 558ft - The Old Hall Hotel

Useful Information

Practically level; short sections may be muddy after rain.

Pdf link : http://walksfromthedoor.co.uk/i/walks/De...

The Old Hall Hotel and Tea Rooms
Ample parking, 6 real ales.
Market Place, Hope
Derbyshire S33 6RH
Tel : 01433 620160

Visorando and this author cannot be held responsible in the case of accidents or problems occuring on this walk.

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