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From Langsett to Crowden via Woodhead
Introduction to Walk 3401

Photo from the walk - From Langsett to Crowden via Woodhead

Nat Park - Peak District

County/Area - Barnsley & Derbyshire

Author - Peter Schofield

Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km

Ascent - 1700 feet / 515 metres

Grade - moderate

A Peak District walk that crosses the northern moors via Woodhead. The walk starts at Langsett and continues across open moorland to reach Crowden. Do choose a clear day for this walk preferably after a dry spell of weather. 

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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

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

Other walks nearby

Walk 1581
0.1 miles / 0.1 km away
Langsett Reservoir
Grade - easy
Length - 3.0 miles / 4.9 km
Walk 1401
0.7 miles / 1.2 km away
Hordron Road and the Little Don without a car
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 2231
0.7 miles / 1.2 km away
The Eastern Edges
Grade - hard
Length - 25.0 miles / 40.6 km
Walk 1526
0.7 miles / 1.2 km away
Cats Clough Head & Outer Edge
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Walk 1695
0.7 miles / 1.2 km away
Flouch & Winscar
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Walk 2328
3.1 miles / 4.9 km away
Penistone to Shepley linear
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 2726
3.1 miles / 5.0 km away
Penistone Circular from Scout Dike Reservoir
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.3 miles / 13.5 km
Walk 1523
3.2 miles / 5.2 km away
Broomhead Moor & Ewden Beck
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 2826
3.6 miles / 5.8 km away
Winscar Reservoir circuit from Dunford Bridge
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.9 miles / 14.5 km
Walk 2238
4.0 miles / 6.5 km away
Thurgoland Boundary Walk from Oxspring
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 8.6 miles / 14 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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