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Walk 2520 - Higger Tor & the Longshaw Estate

Nat Park   Peak District
County/Area   Derbyshire
AuthorMike Bexley
Length9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Ascent1300 feet / 394 metres
Grademoderate

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.


 

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.

OS ExplorerSheet OL1
OS ExplorerSheet OL24
OS LandrangerSheet 110
OS LandrangerSheet 119

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.

Walks from the same start

Walk 1273
Burbage Rocks & Padley Gorge from Hay Wood
Grade - moderate
Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km

Walk 2515
The River Derwent, Curbar, Baslow & Froggatt Edges
Grade - easy/moderate
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 1093 - 1.6 miles / 2.5 km away
Higger Tor & Burbage Rocks from Longshaw
Grade - easy/moderate
Length - 5.3 miles / 8.6 km

Walk 1169 - 1.9 miles / 3.1 km away
Baslow Edge & Wellington's Monument
Grade - easy
Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km

Walk 1240 - 1.9 miles / 3.1 km away
Curbar, Froggatt & White Edges from Curbar Gap
Grade - easy/moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Walk 1014 - 2.1 miles / 3.3 km away
Coombs Dale, Longstone Edge and Pilsley without a car
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km

Walk 2548 - 2.8 miles / 4.5 km away
Stanage Edge from Hathersage
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km

Walk 1270 - 3.6 miles / 5.8 km away
North and South of Abney
Grade - easy/moderate
Length - 7.2 miles / 11.7 km

Walk 1100 - 4.1 miles / 6.5 km away
Abney Moor & Bretton Clough from Hucklow
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km

Walk 1090 - 4.5 miles / 7.1 km away
Stanage Edge from Dennis Knoll, nr. Bamford
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Walk 1580 - 5.1 miles / 8.1 km away
Redmires Reservoir
Grade - easy
Length - 2.5 miles / 4.1 km

Walk 2456 - 5.1 miles / 8.2 km away
Flask Edge from Dronfield Woodhouse
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 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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