Tag Archives: Derbyshire Dales

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 […]

Dovedale Walk (Bunster Hill + Thorpe Cloud) | 7-Mile Route

Thorpe Cloud in Peak District - Hill and purple flowers

The Dovedale walk is a popular one but this route includes a mix of both the busier sections of Dovedale but also takes you away from the trail to see it from a different point of view. Starting a short distance from the main Dovedale car park you see the wonderful iconic hill-shaped Thorpe Cloud […]

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 […]

Tideswell Dale, Miller’s Dale + Monsal Trail Walk | 7-Mile Route

River Wye and blue skies - Tideswell Dale + Miller's Dale walk

Want to explore more of the Derbyshire Dales? This walk takes in some of the popular dales in the Wye Valley – Tideswell Dale and Miller’s Dale, as well as Water-cum-Jolly Dale and a small section of the Monsal Trail (mostly above it!) From Tideswell car park, you begin the walk as a low-level walk […]

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 […]

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 […]

Monk’s Dale Walk From Miller Dale | 4.5-Mile Route

Monk's Dale in Peak District

Monk’s Dale is a beautiful walk in the Peak District National Park. It’s a less popular route than nearby Chee Dale or Monsal Trail but it’s just as picturesque. The Monk’s Dale walk is one of the five Derbyshire Dales, covering 57 hectares. It takes you through the valley of Monk’s Dale Nature Reserve and […]

Derbyshire Dales Walk + Anthony Hill From Elton | 6-Mile Route

Gratton Dale walk

This Derbyshire Dales walk is beautiful but comes with a few challenges at the beginning of the walk! The route takes you from Elton village, along Gratton Dale, then on to Long Dale, before looping back round to Anthony Hill, where you can go explore or choose the path alongside the hill. For the beginning […]