Category Archives: Short walks

Lose Hill Short Walk from Castleton | 5-mile Route

Lose Hill summit, walk from Castleton_Peak District_Castleton in the Peak District

Lose Hill walk is a great short route to do from Castleton in the Peak District. The summit is slightly shorter at 476 metres than nearby Mam Tor, which is 517 metres but it still has stunning views of the Hope Valley. However, Lose Hill still a popular walk since it makes up part of […]

Thor’s Cave Walk + Manifold Valley From Wetton | 5-Mile Route

Thor's Cave Peak District

Thor’s Cave walk is located in the Manifold Valley in the Staffordshire Peak District. It  is a brilliant route to do with friends and family, including little ones looking for some adventure on a walking route! Thor’s Cave is a huge cave that you can go inside and explore further, plus there are stunning views […]

Shutlingsloe Hill Walk (Via Macclesfield Forest) From Wildboarclough | 5-Mile Route

Shutlingsloe Hill Peak District

A beautiful 5-mile walk up Shutlingsloe Hill and through Macclesfield Forest in the Peak District.  This is a great route from Wildboarclough and includes a wide range of scenery and terrain for a 5-mile walk. From the start at Wildboarclough you’re doing the tough bit first heading up to Shutlingsloe where you can enjoy the […]

Three Shires Head Walk From Wildboarclough | 5.5-Mile Route (+ Shutlingsloe Option)

A lovely route from Wildboarclough to the stunning Three Shires Head, complete with it’s packhorse bridges and waterfalls. This walk begins from Clough House car park in Wildboarclough and goes via rocky a track and fields to Three Shires Head before looping back via Cut-thorn Hill where you have views of Shutlingsloe in the distance, […]

Shutlingsloe Hill Short Walk From Wildboarclough | 3-Mile Route

Fancy a short walk up to Shutlingsloe summit in the beautiful Cheshire part of the Peak District National Park? This is a lovely short 3-mile walk from Clough House car park at Wildboarclough. But don’t expect a short easy walk, Shutlingsloe summit is 506 metres, up there with the likes of Mam Tor (517 m) […]

Crook Hill Walk From Ladybower Reservoir | 4-Mile Route

Crook Hill walk from Ladybower is a beautiful short route with epic views!  On a good weather day, you can have amazing 360-degree vistas from Win Hill, Lose Hill, Kinder Plateau round to Derwent Edge and Bamford Edge. For a small hill, at only 374 metres Crook Hill is one to add to the list and […]

Lud’s Church Walk (+ River Dane) From Gradbach | 6-Mile Route

Lud's Church walk

Here’s the perfect Lud’s Church walk for a morning, afternoon or evening adventure in the Peak District. This 6-mile route, includes the popular hidden gem Lud’s Church, (a chasm not an actual church) it also has beautiful views along the ridge back to the Roaches, then on to the Hanging Stone before exploring woodlands and looping […]

Parkhouse Hill + Chrome Hill Walk From Earl Sterndale | 5-Mile Route

Parkhouse Hill

This Parkhouse Hill and Chrome Hill walk is a must-do route in the Peak District, with stunning views from both hills and the surrounding area.  Many years ago both hills formed part of a coral reefs and if you keep an eye out on your walk you’ll see fossils in the rocks! Please note this […]

Alderman’s Hill Walk (+ Saddleworth Trig) From Greenfield | 3 or 5 Mile Route

Rocks and water - Dovestone Reservoir from Alderman's Hill

A lovely short walk from Binn Green car park, Greenfield near Dovestone Reservoir in the Greater Manchester part of the Peak District. Whilst most walkers head off towards Dovestone Reservoir, this walk takes you in the opposite direction for a quieter route with equally spectacular views. It’s a circular 3-mile walk, however, if you are […]

Cave Dale Short Walk From Castleton | 2-Mile Route

Cave Dale walk rolling hills and valley with small castle

The Cave Dale walk is one of Castleton’s hidden secrets and a must-do walk in the Peak District. As soon as you arrive in this beautiful Derbyshire village you can see the rolling hills all around you. But Cave Dale is tucked away from sight and it’s a real treat to explore. This 2-mile route […]