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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.  

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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.

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Walking in Derbyshire

Walking in DerbyshireWalking guidebook to 60 circular day walks in Derbyshire and the Peak District. Includes the Derwent, Wye and Trent river valleys, near Derby, Matlock, Glossop, Bakewell and Ripley. Routes range from easy to moderate and are between 4 and 14km (2 to 10 miles). Walks focus on places of interest, from Stone Age forts to castles to grand estates.
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