Walk 2520

Higger Tor & the Longshaw Estate

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

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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

Peak District NP

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Accommodation Nearby

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Peak District
2.8 miles / 4.5 km away
Cannon Croft
Hathersage
3.0 miles / 4.8 km away
Thorpe Farm Bunkhouse
Hathersage
3.8 miles / 6.2 km away
Shatton Hall Farm Cottages
Bamford
4.5 miles / 7.2 km away
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Wardlow Mires
4.8 miles / 7.7 km away
Darwin Forest Country Park
Matlock
6.1 miles / 9.8 km away
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Cressbrook
6.2 miles / 9.9 km away
Swiss House
Castleton
7.2 miles / 11.6 km away
Spring House Farm
Castleton
7.4 miles / 11.9 km away
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