Pride of the Peak Walk

A long distance path of 29 miles in Derbyshire which celebrates the Peak District National Park and visits many of its most popular locations. Limestone dales, gritstone edges, gorgeous villages, a stately home, and much more are to be enjoyed on this walk. Maps, statistics and gpx route file for the walk are included.

Google Maps Open Source Maps

Statistics and Files
Start: Bakewell
Grid Ref: SK217685
Distance: 29 miles (46 km)
Climbing: 1,550 metres
Walk time: 12-16 hours
Days: 3-4

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map (1:25,000)

Summary: The Pride of the Peak Walk, set in the Peak District, England's most visited National Park is a walking route which takes in a remarkable array of scenery including limestone dales, moorland, gritstone edges, woodland, riverside, towns and villages. Many other geographical features and manmade structures are to be enjoyed too such as limestone pavements, drystone walls, viaducts and mills. The walk begins and ends in the popular town of Bakewell and from here the walk goes via or close to Sheldon, Deep Dale, River Wye, Monsal Dale, Monsal Head, Upper Dale, Cressbrook, Miller's Dale, Tideswell Dale, Litton Dale, Tansley Dale, Longstone Moor, Longstone Edge, Rowland, Hassop, Bank Wood, Bramley Wood, Calver, River Derwent, Froggatt Edge, Curbar Edge, Baslow, Chatsworth Park (and Chatsworth House), Edensor and Carlton Pastures.

Useful Links:
Contours Guided Walk
Long Distance Walkers Association

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