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distance 11.9km Vertical gain +388m Vertical drop -387m Durée 4h20 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.

distance 10.56km Vertical gain +404m Vertical drop -404m Durée 4h00 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 14.4km Vertical gain +317m Vertical drop -312m Durée 4h50 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Castleton - 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.

distance 5.89km Vertical gain +156m Vertical drop -157m Durée 2h05 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Castleton - 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 7.33km Vertical gain +254m Vertical drop -254m Durée 2h40 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Castleton - 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 9.52km Vertical gain +335m Vertical drop -337m Durée 3h30 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Castleton - 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 9.11km Vertical gain +295m Vertical drop -289m Durée 3h20 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Castleton - 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 14.75km Vertical gain +524m Vertical drop -524m Durée 5h30 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 13.76km Vertical gain +463m Vertical drop -471m Durée 5h00 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Edale - Derbyshire

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

distance 12.58km Vertical gain +458m Vertical drop -459m Durée 4h40 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 15.52km Vertical gain +513m Vertical drop -514m Durée 5h40 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 12.07km Vertical gain +434m Vertical drop -428m Durée 4h30 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 10.24km Vertical gain +212m Vertical drop -205m Durée 3h25 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 10.89km Vertical gain +366m Vertical drop -366m Durée 4h00 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Chinley' Buxworth and Brownside - Derbyshire

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

Walking Win Hill from Hope ( Download : )
Win Hill from Hope
distance 10.79km Vertical gain +272m Vertical drop -272m Durée 3h45 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Hope - 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 12.75km Vertical gain +434m Vertical drop -427m Durée 4h40 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Hope - 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 9.13km Vertical gain +206m Vertical drop -201m Durée 3h05 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.

distance 13.54km Vertical gain +477m Vertical drop -465m Durée 5h00 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 13.6km Vertical gain +451m Vertical drop -449m Durée 5h00 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 10.46km Vertical gain +359m Vertical drop -363m Durée 3h50 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 12.52km Vertical gain +361m Vertical drop -361m Durée 4h25 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 10.48km Vertical gain +192m Vertical drop -191m Durée 3h25 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 14.18km Vertical gain +336m Vertical drop -331m Durée 4h50 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 14.3km Vertical gain +234m Vertical drop -226m Durée 4h40 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 10.41km Vertical gain +201m Vertical drop -207m Durée 3h25 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.