Walk 2231

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

Suggested Maps

It is recommended you take a map with you when following a walk route. The preferred scale is 1:25000 used by the Explorer series. Note If two maps are listed at the same scale then either (a) both are required for full coverage of the route or (b) the route is covered on both maps.

- OS Explorer - Sheet OL1 BUY MAP

- OS Landranger - Sheet 110 BUY MAP

Walks from the same start

Walk 1401
Hordron Road and the Little Don without a car
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 1526
Cats Clough Head & Outer Edge
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km

Other walks nearby

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 1523
- 3.9 miles / 6.2 km away
Broomhead Moor & Ewden Beck
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 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 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
Walk 3174
- 5.5 miles / 8.8 km away
Saltersbrook and Lady Cross from Woodhead
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 1582
- 5.6 miles / 8.9 km away
More Hall Reservoir
Grade - easy
Length - 3.4 miles / 5.5 km
Walk 1578
- 6.3 miles / 10.0 km away
Dale Dike Reservoir
Grade - easy
Length - 2.5 miles / 4.1 km
Walk 2630
- 6.6 miles / 10.6 km away
Upper Holme Valley & Ramsden Clough
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Walk 1545
- 6.7 miles / 10.7 km away
Wortley round walk including Wharncliffe Crags
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 8.1 miles / 13.2 km

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

Peak District NP

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Accommodation Nearby

Twitchill Farm Cottages
Hope near Edale
10.0 miles / 16.0 km away
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Ollerbrook Cottages
Edale
10.4 miles / 16.7 km away
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Spring House Farm
Castleton
11.1 miles / 17.8 km away
Thorpe Farm Bunkhouse
Hathersage
11.4 miles / 18.2 km away
Swiss House
Castleton
11.6 miles / 18.5 km away
Shatton Hall Farm Cottages
Bamford
11.6 miles / 18.6 km away
** Featured Supplier **
Cannon Croft
Hathersage
12.2 miles / 19.6 km away
Peak Walking Adventures
Peak District
12.3 miles / 19.7 km away
Tyas Cottage
Slaithwaite
12.4 miles / 19.8 km away
Spring Bank Cottages
Hayfield
13.5 miles / 21.6 km away

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