Category Archives: Medium walks

Dovestone Reservoir Walk (Including Trinnacles) – Saddleworth | 12-Mile Route

The Trinnacles Rocks on Dovestone Reservoir Walk

A brilliant 12-mile walk exploring the north part of the Peak District. This Dovestone Reservoir walk includes walking alongside the reservoir but also exploring the edges high above it, with epic views! The walk includes a fun scramble up the side of Birchen Clough, the stopping for views of Saddleworth Moor from the iconic rocks […]

The Roaches, Hen Cloud + Lud’s Church Walk From Upper Hulme | 10-Mile Route

The Roaches Walk Peak District

Ready for a fantastic walk in the Staffordshire Peak District? This route includes The Roaches and Hen Cloud both with beautiful views of the area, then on to Lud’s Church for a completely different experience. The Lud’s Church walk is one of those must-visit places in the Peak District and this walk is combined with […]

Derwent Edge Circular Walk (via Lost Lad + Back Tor) | 8-Mile Route

Rocks on Derwent Edge

This Upper Derwent Valley walk is a lovely 8-mile route taking in some wonderful views from Derwent Edge. From Fairholmes at Ladybower Reservoir, you start by walking past the impressive Derwent Dam then making your way along the Upper Derwent Reservoir before the uphill climb to Lost Lad cairn then the trig point at Back […]

Mam Tor Via Jacob’s Ladder Walk From Edale | 10-Mile Route

Mam Tor trig point

A wonderful 10-mile loop from Edale, Derbyshire finishing with Mam Tor, now that’s a perfect end to a walk! This route begins in Edale village and follows the Pennine Way National Trail up Jacob’s Ladder before veering off to Brown Knoll, Rushup Edge and eventually to Mam Tor summit before descending back to the start. […]

10 Mam Tor Walks in the Peak District (Short, Medium + Long Routes)

Great Ridge to Mam Tor walk Peak District

Want to hike up Mam Tor but not sure what walk is best for you? At a height of 517 metres (1,696 ft), Mam Tor is one of the most well-known hills in the Derbyshire, Peak District. Of course, Kinder Scout gets a shoutout for being the highest point too but the Mam Tor walk […]

Baslow Walk (Including Froggatt Edge, Curbar Edge + Baslow Edge) | 11-Mile Route

Bell Heather and views of Curbar Edge

A lovely walk from Baslow in Derbyshire with a mix of everything, including rivers, views and woodlands. This 11-mile route takes you from Baslow, along the River Derwent via the Derwent Valley Heritage Way before ascending through Hay Wood to the start of Froggatt Edge. From here you make your way following three of the […]

Derwent Edge Walk From Ladybower Reservoir (Fairholmes) | 10-Mile Route

Derwent Edge walk Peak District

Derwent Edge walk is a lovely route to do from Ladybower Reservoir. You start the walk next to Ladybower Reservoir, then make your way past Derwent Dam, which looks amazing when it’s overflowing and along Derwent Reservoir. After a gentle start to the walk, you then start your incline up to Derwent Edge, making your […]

12 Walks With The BEST Views In The Peak District

Rocks on Bamford Edge in the Peak District

Have you ever wondered where the best views in the Peak District are? Of course, there are many popular places to visit but here I will share with you my top 12 walks with the best Peak District views. If you’re a sunset or sunrise lover then there are a few good places to add […]

Laddow Rocks + Black Hill via Pennine Way From Crowden | 9-Mile Route

Laddow Rocks in the Peak District

Laddow Rocks walk to Black Hill from Crowden is a great quieter route in the Peak District. The start point at Crowden is located away from busy villages and towns so it tends to be less popular. Although, there is a lovely campsite, where I’ve stayed on my Pennine Way hike so you can find […]

Kinder Scout Walk (via Fairbrook) From Snake Pass | 8-Mile Route

Views from Kinder Scout

Kinder Scout is a huge moorland plateau in the Peak District and it’s also the highest point in the National Park at 636 metres. In fact, it’s so big to walk around the entire Kinder plateau it would take over 25 km and that’s not counting the hike up and down. There are also over […]