Category Archives: Short walks

Magpie Mine Short Walk From Ashford-in-the-Water | 5.5 Mile Route

Magpie Mine

This short walk to Magpie Mine from Ashford-in-the-Water is a lovely route, including rivers, woods and fields all in one walk, oh and a little uphill walking! Magpie Mine is a disused lead mine and covers a large area with many buildings still in tact, it makes a great places for both adults and children […]

Monsal Head Short Walk | 2-Mile Route

Monsal Head walk - Monsal Viaduct

Here’s a lovely short walk from Monsal Head with stunning views down to the valley of Monsal Dale and Monsal Trail over the viaduct.  This walk begins from Monsal Head where you can enjoy the views down to the valley including the impressive viaduct. You then descend through the trees down to the River Wye […]

Lathkill Dale Walk (+ Waterfall) From Monyash | 4-Mile Route

Lathkill Dale walk limestone cliffs

Lathkill Dale walk is one of the most beautiful Derbyshire Dales in the Peak District. If you love walking through the dales this is an idyllic walk, with plenty of wildlife, dramatic limestone cliffs and a winding river through the dale. The dale is a National Nature Reserve, home to many species, including Dippers and […]

Birchen Edge Trig Walk Near Baslow | 2-Mile Route

Birchen Edge trig point

Birchen Edge walk is the shortest of all our trig walks, it’s a perfect one to begin your trig bagging challenge. This lovely 2-mile route takes you on a short circular loop from Robin Hood pub near Baslow. After leaving the car park, it’s not long before you’re walking along the edge and enjoying stunning […]

Crowden Clough Scramble (Via Grindslow Knoll) From Barber Booth | 6-Mile Route

Crowden Clough scramble route

A lovely fun scramble route up Crowden Clough from Barber Booth, not far from the village of Edale in Derbyshire. The route to the Kinder Plateau via Crowden Clough can be done with or without the scramble option. Here I will share the details for this scramble route but if you don’t fancy it I […]

Baslow Edge Short Walk From Curbar Gap | 3-Mile Route

Highland Cow near Baslow Edge

If you are looking for a lovely 3-mile route this Baslow Edge short walk is a great option. A short uphill walk and you have wonderful views down to the Derwent Valley. In late summer the edge is covered in purple heather and in autumn it’s a beautiful red-orange below as the trees below are […]

Thor’s Cave Short Walk From Wetton | 3.5-Mile Route

Thor's Cave - large rock with small cave amongst trees

Thor’s Cave walk is a brilliant walk for everyone to do. But if you want to do a short route this option is perfect.  This Thor’s Cave short walk starts from Wetton, Staffordshire and has loads of highlights for a shorter route. Near the start, you have views of Beeston Tor, then the main excitement walking […]

River Dove Short Walk From Alstonefield (via Milldale) | 4-Mile Route

A short but beautiful walk from Alstonefield in Staffordshire. This 4-mile short loop heads across fields, then down to the River Dove where you can enjoy a nature-filled walk next to the river. You’ll enjoy all the wildlife with plenty of birds along the route, from herons, ducks and dippers. As well as some dramatic […]

Milldale Short Walk (Dovedale + Ilam Rock) | 3-Mile Route

Milldale walk through Dovedale

A beautiful short walk through Dovedale from Milldale in the Derbyshire Dales of the Peak District with plenty of highlights along the way. This lovely 3-mile route begins from the picturesque village of Milldale and takes you along the River Dove. You can relax and enjoy walking alongside the meandering river as it twists and […]

Chrome Hill + Parkhouse Hill Walk (+ Scramble) From Hollinsclough | 5-Mile Route

Chrome Hill and Parkhouse Hill walk

Chrome Hill and Parkhouse Hill are two classic Peak District hills that you definitely need to add to your walking bucket list! This short circular walk has stunning views both on the approach and from the summit of the two hills. And if you’re lucky you might even spot a dragon… Chrome Hill is known […]