Category Archives: Medium walks

Alport Castles Walk From Ladybower Reservoir (Fairholmes) | 10-Mile Route

Alport Castles Peak District

Alport Castles walk is a great route to do from Ladybower Reservoir, with a mix of beautiful views, rocks, streams and woodlands. There are many walking routes from Fairholmes visitor centre, most heading in the other direction, taking you around Ladybower Reservoir, Derwent Dam, Derwent Reservoir and up to Derwent Edge so this walk to […]

Burbage Edge, Padley Gorge + Higgor Tor Walk From Upper Burbage | 8-Mile Route

Burbage Edge walk in Peak District

This great walk in the Peak District takes in many highlights without having to hike too many miles! It takes on the highs of Burbage Edge, Over Owler Tor and Higgor Tor towards the beginning and end of the walk. Then there’s a great low-level section through the Longshaw Estate, including Padley Gorge walk. Here […]

Robin Hood’s Stride Walk + Bradford Dale From Elton | 8-Mile Route

Robin Hood's Stride walk Peak District

The Robin Hood’s Stride walk takes you on a beautiful circular walk, including Bradford Dale in the Derbyshire Peak District. It’s a wonderful walk for everyone to enjoy as there’s plenty to see and do on the walk. Although Robin Hood’s Stride only makes up a small portion of the walk, it’s a great highlight […]

Kinder Scout Walk From Edale (via Grindsbrook Clough) | 8-Mile Route

Walking up to Kinder Scout from Edale

If you’re looking for one of the best Peak District routes then the Kinder Scout walk from Edale has to be up there with the great routes. Kinder Scout is the highest point in the Peak District National Park at 636 metres. But the area of Kinder Plateau, which is mainly moorland can be reached from many […]

Three Shires Head Walk from Gradbach (Waterfall Walk) | 8-Mile Route

Three Shires Head Peak District

The Three Shires Head walk is an iconic place to visit in the Peak District and is one of the classic waterfall walks. This quaint spot along the River Dane, known as the Three Shires Head marks the boundary for the three local counties Derbyshire, Staffordshire and Cheshire, so you can hop between the three counties […]

Shutlingsloe Walk from Wildboarclough (via Macclesfield Forest) | 7-Mile Route

Shutlingsloe Hill Peak District

Also known as the Matterhorn of the Cheshire, the Shutlingsloe walk is one to add to your list of hikes. There are many different routes some short, others longer that will take you up and down this summit in the Peak District. This is a 7-mile walk, which takes you through many different environments on […]