Axe Edge Moor & Three Shires Head

Introduction to Walk 1728

Photo from the walk - Axe Edge Moor & Three Shires Head

Nat Park - Peak District

County/Area - Cheshire & Derbyshire & Staffordshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.2 miles / 11.7 km

Ascent - 1000 feet / 303 metres

Grade - easy/mod

This Peak District walk explores Axe Edge Moor and visits the attractive packhorse bridge at Three Shires Head where the counties of Staffordshire, Cheshire and Derbyshire meet. The route uses sections of the Dane Valley Way. A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

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Walk 1183
1.1 miles / 1.7 km away
Shining Tor & Axe Edge Moor
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Walk 1652
1.2 miles / 1.9 km away
Three Shires Head from Danebower Hollow
Grade - easy
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km
Walk 2233
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Flash & Three Shires Head from Danebower Hollow
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.2 miles / 10.1 km
Walk 1092
2.1 miles / 3.4 km away
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Grade - moderate
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 2576
2.6 miles / 4.1 km away
Fernilee Reservoir, Goyt Valley
Grade - easy
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 3510
2.6 miles / 4.1 km away
Shining Tor, Cats Tor & Foxlow Edge
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 2577
3.5 miles / 5.7 km away
Hawk's Nest, Goldstitch Moss & Lud's Church
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 1596
3.5 miles / 5.7 km away
Lud's Church and Roach End from Gradbach
Grade - easy/mod
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Walk 1598
3.5 miles / 5.7 km away
Lud's Church, Back Forest & Clough Head from Gradbach
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.8 miles / 11.1 km
Walk 3323
3.5 miles / 5.7 km away
Three Shires Head & Knotbury from Gradbach
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.1 miles / 11.5 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

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Cotterill Farm Cottages
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11.1 miles / 17.8 km away
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