Longdendale from Hadfield Station

Introduction to Walk 1703

Photo from the walk - Longdendale from Hadfield Station

Nat Park - Peak District

County/Area - Derbyshire

Author - Jake Robertson

Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km

Ascent - 1000 feet / 303 metres

Grade - easy/mod

This low-level Peak District walks explores the deep Longdendale valley following the old Woodhead railway. The return route is along reservoir paths under the brooding slopes of Bleaklow and Black Hill. The start is Hadfield station served by trains from Manchester Piccadilly. There is also parking nearby.

Walk Description

Map showing start

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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

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