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Three Shires Head & Knotbury from Gradbach
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Photo from the walk - Three Shires Head & Knotbury from Gradbach

Nat Park - Peak District

County/Area - Staffordshire & Cheshire & Derbyshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.1 miles / 11.5 km

Ascent - 1000 feet / 303 metres

Grade - easy/mod

A Peak District walk full of interest that visits Staffordshire, Cheshire and Derbyshire. The route is generally easy to follow and the highlights are the packhorse bridges at Three Shires Head, the quarries at Danebower and some excellent panoramas.  A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Flash, Knotbury & Three Shires Head from Gradbach
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Length - 8.2 miles / 13.3 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 1652
2.4 miles / 3.8 km away
Three Shires Head from Danebower Hollow
Grade - easy
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km
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2.4 miles / 3.8 km away
Flash & Three Shires Head from Danebower Hollow
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.2 miles / 10.1 km
Walk 1178
2.7 miles / 4.2 km away
The Roaches and Lud's Church
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.3 miles / 11.8 km
Walk 1707
2.8 miles / 4.5 km away
The Roaches short circular
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 3030
2.8 miles / 4.5 km away
The Roaches & Lud's Church
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 1728
3.5 miles / 5.7 km away
Axe Edge Moor & Three Shires Head
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.2 miles / 11.7 km
Walk 1183
3.6 miles / 5.7 km away
Shining Tor & Axe Edge Moor
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Walk 1288
3.8 miles / 6.0 km away
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Grade - moderate
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 2506
3.8 miles / 6.1 km away
Tegg's Nose from Trentabank
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 2535
3.8 miles / 6.1 km away
Wildboarclough & Shutlingsloe
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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