Tag Archives: Ethel walk

Bamford Edge, Stanage Edge, Derwent Edge from Ladybower Reservoir | 12-Mile Route

Bamford Edge

A walk including three of the awesome Peak District edges, each with their own fantastic views. This route begins from Heatherdene car park near Ladybower Reservoir, you first have the beautiful Bamford Edge to hike up, then it’s on to Stanage Edge and finally you get to explore the far side of Derwent Edge before […]

Musden Low Trig + Throwley Old Hall Walk from Ilam Hall | 7.5-Mile Route

Throwley Old Hall

A beautiful 7.5 mile loop from Ilam Hall, ticking off both an Ethel and trig point at Musden Low. The route also takes you via the ruins of Throwley Old Hall and you’ll have stunning views walking down the Manifold Valley.  From Ilam Hall, you head through the grounds then over the River Manifold heading […]

Kinder Scout Walk From Hayfield (Via Kinder Downfall) | 9 Mile Route

There are numerous routes up to Kinder Scout in the Peak District, this one along with Grindsbrook from Edale is up there with my favourites! From Hayfield, you begin walking up the road then there’s a short steep hill to wake your legs up before skirting alongside Kinder Reservoir. On a clear day, you can […]

Errwood Hall + Shining Tor Walk From Errwood Reservoir | 5-Mile Route

Shining Tor walk views from top

A great walk with a real mix of scenery from low level walking next to Errwood Reservoir, exploring the ruins of Errwood Hall then a big uphill to reach Shining Tor summit with gorgeous views of the surrounding hills and Goyt Valley. From Errwood Reservoir you begin the walk on the flat, a great way […]

Pilsbury Castle Walk From Hartington | 8-Mile Route

Pilsbury Castle walk from Hartington

A lovely 8-mile route that takes you on a circular walk from Hartington village. The route takes you via the old site of Pilsbury Castle, here you can see the earthworks of the motte and bailey castle, built partly on a limestone knoll which no doubt offered more protection! You can see an interesting artistic […]

High Wheeldon Short Trig Walk From Earl Sterndale | 3-Mile Route

High Wheeldon trig walk

High Wheeldon is a short but steep hike with lovely views. You might be out of breath on the way up but there’s a handy trig point to lean on at the top so you can stop and take it all in! This walk is also on the Peak District Ethels list so you’re ticking […]

Wolfscote Hill Short Trig Walk From Hartington | 4-Mile Route

Wolfscote Hill trig point at sunset

Update April 2022 – New signage has appeared on the path up to this route saying: ‘The agreement that existed to provide permissive access has now expired. From this date, there is no permissive access along this route or over this area’. The land that Wolfscote Hill stands on shows as  Access Land on the […]

Stanage Edge, Derwent Edge + Ladybower Reservoir Walk From Bamford | 14-Mile Route

Derwent Edge walk

Stretch your legs on this long walk from Bamford, taking in the delights of Stanage Edge, Derwent Edge and Ladybower Reservoir. We are creating more walks that are public transport friendly so this route begins from Bamford train station in the Derbyshire Peak District. However, if you find driving an easier then there are car […]

10 Trig Walks For Beginners in the Peak District

Mam Tor trig point

In 2021, we shared a fun Peak District checklist that you could tick off during your walks – The Trig Point Challenge! The aim of the Trig Point challenge was not a competitive one but it was created as a way of exploring more of the beautiful Peak District, including finding some of those hidden […]

Harry Hut + Lantern Pike Trig Walk From Hayfield | 10-Mile Route

Lantern Pike walk from Hayfield

A lovely circular walk from Hayfield, including a couple of ‘Ethels‘ and trig points on the way as well as walking past one of the numerous plane crash sites in the Peak District. From Hayfield, you begin by heading up towards Kinder Reservoir then you begin your ascent via William Clough, this is a large […]