Peak District Outdoor Activities - Walking, Climbing, Cycling and other sports
Peak District Outdoor Activities - walking, climbing, cycling, mountain-biking, pot-holing, caving, hand-gliding and other sports in the Peak District.
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This fine route along Derwent Edge overlooking Ladybower and Derwent Reservoir has everything you could desire of a walk in the Peak - excellent views and fine situations. It starts and finishes at Fairholmes, the visitor centre for the Derwent Dams
This is a fairly short walk which follows a ridge between two arms of Ladybower Reservoir. It offers spectacular views of Ladybower and Derwent Edge, and also excellent views of Lose Hill and Win Hill. It starts and finishes at Fairholmes, the visitor centre at the north end of Ladybower.
The circuit from Hope of Win Hill and Lose Hill is a magnificent day out with excellent views on good ground and few route-finding problems - though there are some steep hills to climb.
The Hope valley contains an unrivalled mixture of scenery, with limestone crags and dales on one side and the shale hills of Mam Tor, Lose Hill and Win Hill on the other. This circuit takes you around the head of the valley.
This walk is approximately 10 kilometres over a mixture of gritstone moorland and deep valleys, starting and finishing at the Barrel Inn in Bretton, a spectacular viewpoint overlooking Foolow and Wardlow Mires.
The Goyt Valley is a beautiful place for a walk with a wide variety of scenery, including reservoirs, moorland and gritstone edges. This is walk takes in all these changes of scenery along its route and has a short and longer option.
The traverse of the eastern gritstone edges is a magnificent outing which is one of the two or three finest walks in the area. The distance involved is fairly long it is not a particularly difficult walk, being mostly fairly level.
This classic circuit takes in several famous landmarks of the Staffordshire Peak - Three Shire Heads, Gradbach Mill, Lud's Church, the Swythamley Hanging Rock and the Roaches.
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