Tag Archives: Stile free walk

Damflask Reservoir Easy Walk From Low Bradfield | 4-Mile Route

Damflask Reservoir easy walk

Are you looking for a lovely short easy route in the Peak District? This walk around Damflask Reservoir from Low Bradfield would be perfect for you. Starting in the small village of Low Bradfield, our walk takes you alongside Damflask Reservoir for an easy circular route up to the top and around so you complete […]

Padley Gorge, Higger Tor + Stanage Edge Walk From Hathersage | 12-Mile Route

Surprise View walk from Hathersage

Another one of those walks with a variety of different scenery along the way, from riverside, woodlands and open land you have a mix of everything on this stunning walk from Hathersage. The walk initially takes you along the trail alongside the beautiful River Derwent which then subsequently leads to Grindleford Station (another option for […]

Kinder Scout Walk From Hayfield (+ 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 […]

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 […]

9 Monsal Trail Walks in the Peak District

Signpost near Cressbrook Tunnel

The Monsal Trail walk is one of those popular trails that everyone has heard of in the Peak District. And with good reason, it’s a fantastic walk with lots of interesting things to see on the route. The best things about the Monsal Trail is that it’s easy to navigate, it’s well signposted and it […]

Snake Woodlands, Higher Shelf Stones Long Walk | 14-Mile Route

Trig point at Higher Shelf Stones

A lovely long walk in the Peak District, this route has a mix of everything from woodlands and streams to moorlands and hilltops, you won’t be disappointed with the variety on this route. There are a few challenging sections on the walk, mostly on the moorland parts near Higher Shelf Stones when in poor visibility […]

Higher Shelf Stones Short Walk (+ Bleaklow Plane Crash Site) | 4-Mile Route

Bleaklow Plane Crash Site

The Bleaklow plane crash site is located not far from the Higher Shelf Stones summit in the Dark Peaks area of the Peak District. This short walk combines summiting the third highest hill in the Peak District, and visiting the crash site from Snake Pass. Although it’s a short walk, since it’s one of the […]

Higher Shelf Stones Circular Walk (+ Plane Crash Site) | 6-Mile Walk

Heather in valley on Higher Shelf Stones walk

Higher Shelf Stones is the third highest point in the Peak District at 621 metres, but it’s the hill with the most-defined summit, unlike Kinder Scout and Bleaklow that are moorland plateaus. This circular walk starts from Snake Pass next to the Pennine Way path, which means much of the ascent is done, for the first […]

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 at low-level through beautiful […]