Higger Tor & the Longshaw Estate

Introduction to Walk 2520

Nat Park - Peak District

County/Area - Derbyshire

Author - Mike Bexley

Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km

Ascent - 1300 feet / 394 metres

Grade - moderate

This part of the Peak District National Park offers plenty of excellent walking. Higger Tor and the Longshaw Estate are popular places so choose a quieter day mid-week if you prefer to walk alone. 

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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

Walks from the same start

Walk 1273
Burbage Rocks & Padley Gorge from Hay Wood
Grade - moderate
Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km
Walk 2515
The River Derwent, Curbar, Baslow & Froggatt Edges
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 1093
1.6 miles / 2.5 km away
Higger Tor & Burbage Rocks from Longshaw
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.3 miles / 8.6 km
Walk 1240
1.9 miles / 3.1 km away
Curbar, Froggatt & White Edges from Curbar Gap
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 1169
1.9 miles / 3.1 km away
Baslow Edge & Wellington's Monument
Grade - easy
Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km
Walk 1014
2.1 miles / 3.3 km away
Coombs Dale, Longstone Edge and Pilsley without a car
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 2548
2.8 miles / 4.5 km away
Stanage Edge from Hathersage
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 1539
3.1 miles / 4.9 km away
Flask Edge and Bar Brook Moor from Shillito Wood
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.4 miles / 15.3 km
Walk 1270
3.6 miles / 5.8 km away
North and South of Abney
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.2 miles / 11.7 km
Walk 1479
3.8 miles / 6.1 km away
Sheffield Country Walk - Burbage Moor & Redmires
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 9.8 miles / 15.8 km
Walk 1100
4.1 miles / 6.5 km away
Abney Moor & Bretton Clough from Hucklow
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 1090
4.5 miles / 7.1 km away
Stanage Edge from Dennis Knoll, nr. Bamford
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

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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