Cracknowl and the Monsal Trail from Bakewell

Introduction to Walk 3018

Photo from the walk - Cracknowl and the Monsal Trail from Bakewell

Nat Park - Peak District

County/Area - Derbyshire

Author - Jake Robertson

Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km

Ascent - 300 feet / 91 metres

Grade - easy

A gentle stroll along the Monsal Trail in the Peak District enjoying some of the hill pastures of the area. An idyllic hour or so escape from the crowds in Bakewell with beautiful views over the town and countryside.

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.

Area Information

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Accommodation Nearby

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Matlock
0.5 miles / 0.7 km away
Overdale Cottage
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3.2 miles / 5.1 km away
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4.8 miles / 7.7 km away
Peak district holiday barn
Wardlow Mires
4.9 miles / 7.9 km away
Hargate Hall
Wormhill near Buxton
7.6 miles / 12.1 km away
Cotterill Farm Cottages
Hartington
7.7 miles / 12.3 km away
Peak Walking Adventures
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7.9 miles / 12.7 km away
Rivendale
Alsop-en-le-Dale
8.6 miles / 13.7 km away
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