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Tideswell, Miller’s + Cressbrook Dales Walk From Litton | 8-Mile Route

Views towards Peter's Stone

From the pretty village of Litton, this 8-mile circular walk takes you around four of the Derbyshire Dales, starting in Tideswell Dale, next alongside the River Wye is Miller’s Dale and Water-cum-Jolly Dale, then finally to Cressbrook Dale. It’s mostly a low-level walk, with good paths so it’s a great route and there’s plenty of […]

Kinder Scout Walks (via Jacob’s Ladder) From Edale | 8, 9 + 10-Mile Routes

Bridge with stream and trees

Kinder Scout walk in the Peak District is a must-do hike being the highest point in the national park. There are many different ways to reach the top but one of the best ways to hike to Kinder Scout is via a path called Jacob’s Ladder, a short but steep route beginning at a beautiful […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]