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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 […]

Magpie Mine Walk (+ Monsal Dale) From Ashford-in-the-Water | 8-Mile Route

Magpie Mine lead mine Peak District

Magpie Mine walk from Ashford-in-the-Water is a lovely 8-mile route up to explore the old lead mine, followed by a beautiful circular route walking along the Derbyshire Dales, Deep Dale and Monsal Dale. Magpie Mine was used to mine lead for over 250 years and now you can explore the site on your walk, a […]