An easy stroll around the pretty village of Hayfield.
Calculated time is computed with the distance, the height difference, and an average speed of 2.2 mph. For an intermediate walker, this time includes small breaks.
(D/A) From The Royal Hotel front door, turn right then immediately right again, up a cobbled way beside the pub known as the "Broad Ginnel". Turn left and keep right at the top of Bank St, to meet Market St by the Packhorse pub. Turn right.
(1) Opposite Fairy Bank Rd, turn left into Swallow House Lane, and pass under the A624 bridge. At the footpath sign, turn left into the May Queen Field and at the bottom of the field follow the River Sett upstream.
By the remains of the Walk Mill, before the main road bridge, cross the footbridge over the river and follow the footpath beyond to emerge in Wood Lane. Turn left.
(2) When you emerge by the car park and visitor centre, turn left and cross the pedestrian crossing over the bypass. Continue past St Matthew's Church to Church St.
Turn right and walk up Church St past the George Hotel. Turn left into Highgate Rd then immediately left again into Valley Road. Ignore a farm drive on the right, bearing left to remain on Valley Rd.
At the end of a terrace of houses on your left, turn left. Cross the River Sett via a footbridge and walk up Spring Vale Rd opposite. At the top of the road, turn left and walk down Kinder Rd to return to the rear of The Royal Hotel. (D/A)
D/A : km 0 - alt. 194m - The Royal Hotel
1 : km 0.26 - alt. 197m - Visitor centre
2 : km 0.83 - alt. 193m - A624 bridge
D/A : km 1.75 - alt. 194m - The Royal Hotel
On surfaced paths throughout.
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The Royal Hotel
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