Cocking Tor from the outskirts of Matlock

Introduction to Walk 2218

Photo from the walk - Cocking Tor from the outskirts of Matlock

County/Area - Derbyshire

Author - P J B Steele

Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km

Ascent - 1800 feet / 545 metres

Grade - moderate

This Derbyshire walk is full of varied scenery, some of it spectacular, and covers some of the less well-known hills and valleys of the Derbyshire Dales. It also takes in some very interesting industrial archaeological remains in the Bentley Brook and Upper Lumsdale area.

Walk Description

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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.

General Information

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Accommodation Nearby

Overdale Cottage
Youlgrave, Bakewell
6.2 miles / 10.0 km away
Darwin Forest Country Park
Matlock
7.7 miles / 12.3 km away
Rivendale
Alsop-en-le-Dale
8.5 miles / 13.6 km away
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Swallows Cottage at The Priory
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8.9 miles / 14.3 km away
Cotterill Farm Cottages
Hartington
9.3 miles / 14.9 km away
Sandybrook Country Park
Ashbourne
10.3 miles / 16.5 km away
Callow Cottages
Ashbourne
10.3 miles / 16.5 km away
Valley View
Milldale
10.3 miles / 16.5 km away
Thorpe Cottage Country Guest House
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10.5 miles / 16.8 km away
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12.3 miles / 19.6 km away

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