Mam Tor & Cave Dale from Castleton

Introduction to Walk 1087

Photo from the walk - Mam Tor & Cave Dale from Castleton

Nat Park - Peak District

County/Area - Derbyshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km

Ascent - 1320 feet / 400 metres

Grade - moderate

Hollins Cross, Mam Tor and Cavedale are highlights of this Peak District walk from Castleton. The walk includes both Dark and White Peak scenery and generally follows well marked footpaths.

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Walk Description

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Other walks nearby

Walk 1519
0.1 miles / 0.1 km away
Speedwell Cavern circular from Castelton
Grade - easy
Length - 4.3 miles / 6.9 km
Walk 1521
0.1 miles / 0.1 km away
Cave Dale and Winnats Pass from Castleton
Grade - easy
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km
Walk 1665
0.1 miles / 0.1 km away
Hollins Cross & Lose Hill from Castleton
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 3426
0.1 miles / 0.1 km away
Lose Hill & Hollins Cross from Castleton
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 1688
1.2 miles / 1.9 km away
Old Dam & Sparrowpit from Mam Tor
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Walk 1286
1.5 miles / 2.4 km away
Castleton Ridge from Hope village
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 2599
1.5 miles / 2.4 km away
Edale Circuit from Hope
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 13.5 miles / 21.9 km
Walk 1706
1.5 miles / 2.4 km away
Win Hill from Hope
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 2522
1.6 miles / 2.5 km away
Rushup Edge & Edale from Mam Nick
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 1368
1.6 miles / 2.5 km away
Mam Tor, Upper Booth and Rushup Edge
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

Area Information

Peak District NP

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Accommodation Nearby

Swiss House
Castleton
0.3 miles / 0.5 km away
Spring House Farm
Castleton
0.7 miles / 1.1 km away
Twitchill Farm Cottages
Hope near Edale
1.9 miles / 3.0 km away
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Ollerbrook Cottages
Edale
2.2 miles / 3.5 km away
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Shatton Hall Farm Cottages
Bamford
3.3 miles / 5.3 km away
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Thorpe Farm Bunkhouse
Hathersage
4.6 miles / 7.4 km away
Peak district holiday barn
Wardlow Mires
5.0 miles / 8.0 km away
Hargate Hall
Wormhill near Buxton
5.2 miles / 8.3 km away
Peak Walking Adventures
Peak District
5.3 miles / 8.4 km away
3, New Houses
Cressbrook
5.7 miles / 9.2 km away

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