Bonnie Prince Charlie Walk

A 17 miles long distance footpath which follows the route Bonnie Prince Charles took from Ashworth to Bakewell through the Peak District in his 1745 campaign against the English crown. Maps, statistics and gpx route file for the walk are included.

Google Maps Open Source Maps

Statistics and Files
Start: Ashbourne
Distance: 17 miles (28 km)
Grid Ref: SK181467
Climbing: 275 metres
Walk time: 6-9 hours
Days: 1-2

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map (1:25,000)

Summary: The Bonnie Prince Charlie Walk was devised to celebrate the Ramblers Association Diamond Jubilee. The walk follows the general route taken by Prince Charles Edward Stuart on his march in 1745 from Ashbourne to Derby, through woods and farmland. The route links with the Centenary Way (Derbyshire) at Ashbourne. From the start of the walk in Ashbourne the way goes by Spitalhill, Osmaston, Shirley, Longford, Osleston, Lees, Radbourne, near to Mickleover, Mackworth and Markeaton Park to the finish in Derby.

Useful Links:
Bonnie Prince Charlie Walk Guide and Map
Long Distance Walkers Association

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