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distance 7.39mi Vertical gain +1273ft Vertical drop -1270ft Durée 4h30 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Peak Forest - Derbyshire

This Peak District walk explores some of the highlights of Edale and its surrounding hills. The walk includes Mam Tor, Castleton Ridge, Edale and Ruship Edge. The second half of the walk uses some quieter paths.

Walking Mam Tor Circular ( Download : )
Mam Tor Circular
distance 4.12mi Vertical gain +810ft Vertical drop -794ft Durée 2h35 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Peak Forest - Derbyshire

Circular route from Mam Tor along the ridge to Hollins Cross and Black Tor with a possible detour to Loose Hill. Return via Tor Side.

distance 6.56mi Vertical gain +1325ft Vertical drop -1325ft Durée 4h10 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Peak Forest - Derbyshire

This Peak District route is a classic offering some great views from Rushup Edge before dropping down to the picturesque dale above Edale. The route is rarely quiet and on good days there are usually many people enjoying this walk.

distance 8.95mi Vertical gain +1040ft Vertical drop -1024ft Durée 5h00 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Castleton (Derbyshire) - Derbyshire

A Peak District walk that includes some less walked areas of the National Park. The route uses a mixture of paths, tracks and quiet country lanes and includes walking the main ridge of Rushup Edge.

Walking Barber Booth Circular ( Download : )
Barber Booth Circular
distance 3.3mi Vertical gain +374ft Vertical drop -371ft Durée 1h50 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Edale - Derbyshire

Circular route starting from Barber Booth via section of Pennine Way Grindsbrook and Edale.

distance 3.66mi Vertical gain +512ft Vertical drop -515ft Durée 2h10 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Castleton (Derbyshire) - Derbyshire

This Peak District walk follows a relatively low level circuit of the head of the valley offering good views of the Great Ridge. You are also able to see the large landslip on the flank of Mam Tor.

Cave Dale and Winnats Pass from Castleton
distance 4.55mi Vertical gain +833ft Vertical drop -833ft Durée 2h50 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Castleton (Derbyshire) - Derbyshire

This Peak District walk from Castleton takes you south and crosses some typical limestone scenery, providing some good views across the valley to Castleton's Great Ridge. You walk through Cave Dale and are also descend through the dramatic Winnats Pass.

distance 5.91mi Vertical gain +1099ft Vertical drop -1106ft Durée 3h40 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Castleton (Derbyshire) - Derbyshire

A Peak District walk that takes in some of the highlights of the area to the north of Castelton. The route is varied, offers some wonderful views and is generally easy to follow.

Mam Tor and Cave Dale from Castleton
distance 5.66mi Vertical gain +968ft Vertical drop -948ft Durée 3h25 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Castleton (Derbyshire) - Derbyshire

Hollins Cross, Mam Tor and Cavedale are highlights of this Peak District walk from Castleton. The walk includes both Dark and White Peak scenery and generally follows well marked footpaths.

distance 8.77mi Vertical gain +1637ft Vertical drop -1608ft Durée 5h30 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Castleton (Derbyshire) - Derbyshire

A picturesque walk with some steep climbs. Starts in Castleton and takes the limestone way through Cave Dale. The walk then works is way overland to Mam Tor and along the Great Ridge to Back Tor. From here the walk goes towards Blue John Cavern before descending via Winnat's Pass and then over the field back to Castleton. Some steep climbs most notably Mam Tor and Back Tor - also some steep and rocky terrain/descents.

Walking Mid to North Peak District ( Download : )
distance 26.99mi Vertical gain +4291ft Vertical drop -4327ft Durée 16h10 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Castleton (Derbyshire) - Derbyshire

Walk in the Peak District. Will take you from Mid to North of The Peak District.

distance 9.16mi Vertical gain +1719ft Vertical drop -1719ft Durée 5h45 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Edale - Derbyshire

This Peak District walk starts from Edale village and climbs onto Kinder Scout via Ringing Roger. The route provides rough moorland walking on relatively quiet paths and includes Upper Grindsbrook, Crowden Brook and Edale Cross before descending Jacob's Ladder on the return to Edale.

Walking The Great Ridge from Edale ( Download : )
distance 8.55mi Vertical gain +1519ft Vertical drop -1545ft Durée 5h15 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Edale - Derbyshire

This ridge walk is a very popular excursion mainly because of the excellent views.

distance 7.81mi Vertical gain +1503ft Vertical drop -1506ft Durée 4h55 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Edale - Derbyshire

Grindsbrook and Edale Head are two of the highlights of this Peak District walk from Edale. Superb walking high above Edale on the Kinder Scout Plateau provides excellent views over this part of Derbyshire. Choose a good day for this route as poor weather makes navigation tricky.

distance 9.64mi Vertical gain +1683ft Vertical drop -1686ft Durée 5h55 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Edale - Derbyshire

This Peak District walk starts from Edale and explores Rushup Edge, Brown Knoll, Edale Cross, Crowden Tower and Grindslow Knoll. The route contains many of the key features of this dramatic part of the Derbyshire Peak district and should be saved for a fine day.

Hope Cross & Ringing Roger from Edale
distance 7.5mi Vertical gain +1424ft Vertical drop -1404ft Durée 4h40 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Edale - Derbyshire

A Peak District walk that explores the eastern end of the Kinder plateau. Starting from Edale the route follows the slopes of Kinder to reach Hope Cross. From here the walk continues to gain height and follows a high level route for the return via Ringing Roger to Edale.

The edges of Combs Moss near Chapel-en-le-Frith
distance 6.36mi Vertical gain +696ft Vertical drop -673ft Durée 3h30 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Chapel-en-le-Frith - Derbyshire

Choose a day with good visibility and enjoy the excellent views from this excellent section of high ground.

Walking Chinley Churn & South Head ( Download : )
distance 6.77mi Vertical gain +1201ft Vertical drop -1201ft Durée 4h10 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Chinley, Buxworth and Brownside (Derbyshire) - Derbyshire

This Peak District walk provides a useful introduction to walking in this part of the National Park.

Walking Comb Reservoir Circular ( Download : )
Comb Reservoir Circular
distance 3.73mi Vertical gain +144ft Vertical drop -157ft Durée 1h50 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Chapel-en-le-Frith - Derbyshire

Circular route initially beside Comb Reservoir before climbing gently to Blackshaw Hall before descending back to reservoir.

Walking Win Hill from Hope ( Download : )
Win Hill from Hope
distance 6.7mi Vertical gain +892ft Vertical drop -892ft Durée 3h50 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Hope (Derbyshire) - Derbyshire

A rewarding ascent of a Peak District hill that offers fine views into Edale. An ascent of Win Hill includes a stiff climb onto the ridge but otherwise this a an easy and relaxing walk.

Castleton Ridge from Hope village
distance 7.92mi Vertical gain +1424ft Vertical drop -1401ft Durée 4h55 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Hope (Derbyshire) - Derbyshire

The Castleton Ridge in Derbyshire is one of the great ridge walks in the Peak District. Starting from Hope the walk includes Lose Hill and Mam Tor before returning via Castleton to the start.

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.

Kinder Downfall from Hayfield
distance 8.41mi Vertical gain +1565ft Vertical drop -1526ft Durée 5h15 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Hayfield - Derbyshire

Starting from Hayfield, Derbyshire, this Peak District walk visits Kinder Downfall. Starting from the point where the Mass Trespass began, the route uses William Clough to reach the plateau. Descent is via Kinder Low and Edale Cross back to the start.

distance 8.45mi Vertical gain +1480ft Vertical drop -1473ft Durée 5h10 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Hayfield - Derbyshire

Kinder Low and Mount Famine are combined in this Peak District walk from Hayfield. This circuit on the western edges of the Kinder Scout plateau concentrates on these interesting outliers, which despite their modest height, offer good views and pleasant walking.

distance 6.5mi Vertical gain +1178ft Vertical drop -1191ft Durée 4h00 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Hope Woodlands - Derbyshire

This Peak District walk comes with a warning as it's not suitable for those who don't like scrambling along the side of vertical banks or who are not happy crossing streams. It is undoubtedly easier to do the walk by going up Blackden Brook - rather than coming down it - and it is easier in good, dry weather. The reward is some great views!

distance 7.78mi Vertical gain +1184ft Vertical drop -1184ft Durée 4h35 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Hayfield - Derbyshire

The village of Hayfield lies to the west of the highest land in the Peak District Park and this walk which lies wholly within Derbyshire offers some excellent walking. The outward route over Mount Famine offers good views and once Edale Cross is reached you are on the high moors. The return to Hayfield is full of interest too.

distance 6.51mi Vertical gain +630ft Vertical drop -627ft Durée 3h35 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Hope Woodlands - Derbyshire

A hill walk followed by a stroll along the reservoir makes this a worthwhile outing.

distance 8.81mi Vertical gain +1102ft Vertical drop -1086ft Durée 5h00 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Hope Woodlands - Derbyshire

This Peak District Walk starts from Fairholme and includes Ladybower and Derwent resevoirs, a moorland section and the dramatic Alport Castles where a large landslip was the cause of the current scenic interest.

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.

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.