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Curbar Edge – Froggatt Edge and White Edge from Curbar Gap round

Curbar Edge, Froggatt Edge and White Edge were all once extensively quarried for their rough, course stone. Remnants of discarded round millstones can be found around the edges giving the stone its common name, millstone grit.

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Chatsworth from Calton Lees round

Chatsworth Park covers 1000 acres and the magnificent yellow stoned Chatsworth House surrounded by gardens is a very popular tourist attraction.

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Eyam – Eyam Moor – Stoke Ford – Bretton Clough round

Eyam is a village famous for an outbreak of bubonic plague in 1665. The outbreak occurred when a flea infested bundle of cloth arrived from London for the local tailor.

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Stanage Edge from Little John’s Grave in Hathersage round

Hathersage is a village popular for walkers and rock climbers due to the moorland and a line of grit stone edges that sit on the east side of the village of which Stanage Edge is the largest and most impressive.

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Peak District Country Walk – High Tor – Heights of Abraham – Matlock Bath from Starkholmes round

Derbyshire is a county in the East Midlands of England and includes a large part of the Peak District National Park. The southern end of the Pennine Hills extends into the north of the county and the county also contains part of the National Forest.

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Nine Ladies Stone Circle from Birchover round

The most famous is the Nine Ladies Stone Circle situated at the centre of the moor owned by English Heritage. The stone circle erected by Bronze Age people living on the moor is made up of nine upright gritstone stones.

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Ladybower Reservoir to Whinstone Lee Tor & its abundant wildlife round

Ladybower Reservoir is the lowest reservoir of three in the Upper Derwent Valley of the Peak District. Whinstone Lee Tor at 415 metres is one of the smaller hills in the Peak District but the view is stunning.

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Ladybower Reservoir to Win Hill round

Win Hill at 462m is nearly surrounded by water with the River Derwent to the east, the River Noe to the south and Ladybower Reservoir to the north. Win Hill is either the first or the last hill on the Derwent Watershed and Edale Horseshoe challenge walks.

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Castleton to Lose Hill and Mam Tor round

Castleton is a most wonderful and charming village in the Peak District. It is situated at the western end of the Hope Valley between the Dark Peak and the White Peak areas. Castleton is overlooked by the Great Ridge which separates the Hope Valley to the south from Edale to the north.

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“The Village” – Hayfield to Kinder Downfall round

Kinder Downfall is the tallest waterfall in the Peak District and lies on the River Kinder where it flows west over the edge of Kinder Scout and into Kinder Reservoir.

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“The Village” Hayfield – Joe’s Pond from Charlesworth to Coombes Edge round

Hayfield is a lovely village situated at the base of the west side of Kinder Scout in the Sett Valley between the towns of Glossop to the north, Chapel-en-le-Frith to the south and New Mills to the east.

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“The Village” Hayfield – Middleton’s Farm from Edale to Rushup Edge round

Edale built of local grit stone is set in a lovely position below Kinder Scout in The Dark Peak area. It gives its name to the valley in which it lies, between Mam Tor, Lose Hill and Kinder Scout.

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The Village – Hayfield to Lantern Pike round

Hayfield is a lovely village situated below on the west side of Kinder Scout in the Sett Valley between the towns of Glossop to the north, Chapel-en-le-Frith to the south and New Mills to the east.

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Manifold Valley – Wetton – Thor’s Cave round

Wetton Mill, now a popular tourist attraction, was a water mill for grinding corn and closed in 1857. The mill sits on the Manifold Way has now been converted to create a beautiful picnic spot, cafe and two National Trust Holiday Cottages.

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Monsal Head-Miller’s Dale-Monsal Dale round

Monsal Head is a famous beauty spot with spectacular views down Monsal Dale to the left and in front up the Wye Valley to Miller’s Dale. There are two pay and display car parks, a long stay if you wish to walk and a short stay if you only want to sit and admire the scenery, a picnic area, public toilets and the Monsal Head Hotel, restaurant and Stables Bar has B&B accommodation.

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Kinder Scout – Peak District Country Walk – Edale-Kinder Scout-Jacob’s Ladder round

Edale set in a lovely position below Kinder Scout and situated in The Dark Peak area. The valley is a collection of farming hamlets or booths dotted along the valley which grew around the original shelters or boothies used by shepherds…

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Dovedale to Milldale return

Dovedale to Milldale return Mobile friendly version Dovedale is a dramatic limestone ravine situated in the White Peak District of Derbyshire and is owned by the National Trust. The Dale is just over 3 miles long from Thorpe in the …

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Hartington – Biggin Dale – Wolfscote Dale round

Grey Wagtails in Dove Valley Hartington – Biggin Dale – Wolfscote Dale round Mobile friendly version Dove Valley is a beautiful valley in the White Peak District of Derbyshire. The River Dove rises on Axe Edge Moor near Buxton and …

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Over Haddon Lathkill Dale Youlgrave round

Over Haddon Lathkill Dale Youlgrave round Mobile friendly version Over Haddon is one of the prettiest villages in Derbyshire just 2 miles south west of Bakewell. This small village is built mainly of limestone typical of the White Peak Distri

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Ashford in the Water to Monsal Head round

Ashford in the Water is a really beautiful place in the Peak District situated on the River Wye between Bakewell and Buxton and houses two pubs, a corner shop and a post office. The Ashford Arms Hotel is an 18th century coaching inn and the Bull’s Head known as the Turk’s Head in the 19th century has been run by the same family since the 1950’s.

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