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The Eastern Edges
Introduction to Walk 2231

Photo from the walk - The Eastern Edges

Nat Park - Peak District

County/Area - Barnsley & Sheffield & Derbyshire

Author - Jake Robertson

Length - 25.0 miles / 40.6 km

Ascent - 4000 feet / 1212 metres

Grade - hard

A challenging walk that follows the edges of the Eastern Peak District. It includes Derwent, Howden, Stanage, Birchen and many more. Remember this a tough walk and you should be well prepared. 

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

Maps   Ordnance Survey Logo   Anquet Maps Logo

Ordnance Survey Explorer OL1Sheet Map1:25kBUY MAP
Anquet OS Explorer OL1Digital Map1:25kBUY MAP
Ordnance Survey Landranger 110Sheet Map1:50kBUY MAP
Anquet OS Landranger 110Digital Map1:50kBUY MAP
A-Z Peak District (Dark Peak)Atlas1:25kBUY ATLAS

It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

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Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
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Grade - moderate
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Walk 1695
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Grade - easy/mod
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km

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Walk 1581
0.7 miles / 1.1 km away
Langsett Reservoir
Grade - easy
Length - 3.0 miles / 4.9 km
Walk 3401
0.7 miles / 1.2 km away
From Langsett to Crowden via Woodhead
Grade - moderate
Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km
Walk 2826
2.9 miles / 4.6 km away
Winscar Reservoir circuit from Dunford Bridge
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.9 miles / 14.5 km
Walk 2726
3.2 miles / 5.1 km away
Penistone Circular from Scout Dike Reservoir
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.3 miles / 13.5 km
Walk 2328
3.4 miles / 5.5 km away
Penistone to Shepley linear
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 1523
3.9 miles / 6.2 km away
Broomhead Moor & Ewden Beck
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 2238
4.6 miles / 7.3 km away
Thurgoland Boundary Walk from Oxspring
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 8.6 miles / 14 km
Walk 1522
4.9 miles / 7.9 km away
Back Tor, Bradfield Moors and Reservoirs
Grade - moderate
Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km
Walk 1687
4.9 miles / 7.9 km away
Broomhead & Howden Moors
Grade - moderate
Length - 12.4 miles / 20.2 km
Walk 3049
5.0 miles / 8.0 km away
Bleaklow Stones from King's Tree, Derwent Valley
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 12.0 miles / 19.5 km

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

Recommended Reading

Dark Peak Walks

Dark Peak WalksGuidebook to 40 walks in the Dark Peak area of the Peak District National Park. 35 circular routes for most abilities, from 8km to 19km, around Edale, Marsden, Fairholmes, Baslow and Castleton, including Kinder Scout and Mam Tor, and 5 longer (25km to 45km) routes highlighting the best of the Gritstone Edges, High Moorland and Deep Valleys.
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