Tag Archives: 5 miles

Cave Dale Walk (+ Mam Tor) From Castleton | 5-Mile Route

Cave Dale walk Peak District

Cave Dale in the Peak District is one of those hidden secrets. In a popular place, like Castleton, everyone heads for Mam Tor and the Great Ridge, which is a fantastic route. But this short circular walk includes the secret valley of Cave Dale and Mam Tor in one walk. From the quaint village of […]

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

Thor's Cave Peak District

The Peak District has many wonderful caves you can explore, from the larger caves like Blue John Cavern, Peak Cavern and Speedwell Cavern where you can take tours to go deep underground. But there are also a few great caves you can find whilst on walks too. One of the most popular ones is Thor’s […]

Wolfscote Dale + Biggin Dale Walk From Hartington | 5-Mile Route

Wolfscote Dale walk in Peak District

The walk from Hartington through Wolfscote Dale is a beautiful route and perfect for a short walk in the Peak District. It’s a great route to do on a morning, afternoon or maybe an evening stroll (that’s when I did the walk). This is a classic low-level White Peaks walk, with green hills, streams and […]

Winnats Pass Walk From Castleton (+ Mam Tor) | 5-Mile Route

Winnats Pass Peak District scenic photo

Most people’s first experience of Winnats Pass will be driving through the pass via the road. It really is one of those wow moment and if you’re lucky to be the passenger you can really take it all in! This walk takes you above Winnats Pass and the views really are amazing. The route starts […]

Mam Tor Short Walk From Castleton | 5-Mile Route

Mam Tor trig point

Mam Tor walk from Castleton is a beautiful walk to add to your Peak District list. In fact, it is so beautiful, it’s up there with the most popular walks in the UK, which does also mean it can be a busy place to visit, especially on weekends when the weather is good. Mam Tor […]

Grindslow Knoll Walk (via Ringing Roger) From Edale | 5.5-Mile Route

Views from the top of Grindsbrook Clough

There are so many hikes you can do from Edale village in Derbyshire, it’s difficult to choose which walk to do! This Grindslow Knoll walk is a great short route with wonderful views. The route up to Grindslow Knoll takes you via ‘Ringing Roger’ and along the edge of Kinder plateau route then around to […]

Rushup Edge Short Walk From Barber Booth | 5-Mile Route

Rushup Edge walk in Peak District

Rushup Edge is a wonderful Peak District walk. I tend to find that this side of the ridge is much quieter than more popular Mam Tor and the Great Ridge. The wonderful thing about walking along Rushup Edge is you can enjoy beautiful views of the valleys either side, to the villages of Edale and […]

Chee Dale Walk From Miller Dale (Stepping Stones Walk) | 5-Mile Route

Chee Dale stepping stones walk

One of my favourite places to walk in the Peak District is Chee Dale in the White Peaks Area. The Chee Dale walk is hidden beneath the Monsal Trail and a wonderful place for a short walk with a few hidden secrets. This circular walk starts from the old station at Millers Dale and follows […]

Three Shires Head Short Walk From Gradbach | 5-Mile Route

Three Shires Head

Looking for a short walk to Three Shires Head in the White Peak Area of the Peak District? The Three Shires Head is a popular place to visit and marks the boundary for the three counties Derbyshire, Staffordshire and Cheshire. A wonderful short walk to do in a cold winter’s day or a perfect summer’s […]

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. However, Lose Hill still a popular walk since it makes up part of the Great Ridge so don’t expect to have the summit […]