Tag Archives: YHA Castleton

Cave Dale Walk (+ Mam Tor) From Castleton | 5-Mile Route

Cave Dale walk Peak District

Cave Dale in the Peak District is one of those hidden secrets. In a popular place, like Castleton, everyone heads for Mam Tor and the Great Ridge, which is a fantastic route. But this short circular walk includes the secret valley of Cave Dale and Mam Tor in one walk. From the quaint village of […]

10 Mam Tor Walks in the Peak District (Short, Medium + Long Routes)

Great Ridge to Mam Tor walk Peak District

Want to hike up Mam Tor but not sure what walk is best for you? At a height of 517 metres (1,696 ft), Mam Tor is one of the most well-known hills in the Derbyshire, Peak District. Of course, Kinder Scout gets a shoutout for being the highest point too but the Mam Tor walk […]

Mam Tor + Lose Hill Walk From Castleton | 7-Mile Route

Views from Back Tor along the Great Ridge

Walking along the Great Ridge from Lose Hill to Mam Tor is one of my favourite walks in the Peak District. It’s also a very popular walk but when you’re walking along the ridge with the valleys either side, you’ll see why. This route will take you from Castleton up to Lose Hill summit then […]

Winnats Pass Walk From Castleton (+ Mam Tor) | 5-Mile Route

Winnats Pass Peak District scenic photo

Most people’s first experience of Winnats Pass will be driving through the pass via the road. It really is one of those wow moment and if you’re lucky to be the passenger you can really take it all in! This walk takes you above Winnats Pass and the views really are amazing. The route starts […]

Mam Tor Short Walk From Castleton | 5-Mile Route

Mam Tor trig point

Mam Tor walk from Castleton is a beautiful walk to add to your Peak District list. In fact, it is so beautiful, it’s up there with the most popular walks in the UK, which does also mean it can be a busy place to visit, especially on weekends when the weather is good. Mam Tor […]

Edale Skyline Route | 20-Mile Route (Ultimate Peak District Challenge)

Views from Kinder Scout on Edale Skyline walk

The ultimate long-distance hike in the Peak District has to be the Edale Skyline walk. The Edale Skyline route is a well known fell running race but of course, you can do it as a long-distance walking challenge too! It takes you along the ridges and hills surrounding the Hope Valley high above Edale village. […]

Lose Hill Short Walk from Castleton | 5-mile Route

Lose Hill summit, walk from Castleton_Peak District_Castleton in the Peak District

Lose Hill walk is a great short route to do from Castleton in the Peak District. The summit is slightly shorter at 476 metres than nearby Mam Tor, which is 517 metres. However, Lose Hill still a popular walk since it makes up part of the Great Ridge so don’t expect to have the summit […]