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Hartington Walks and Walking Guide

Peak District, Derbyshire

Find circular walks from Hartington which lies at the northern end of Dovedale and is an ideal centre for walking in this part of the Peak District National Park. The village has a variety of cafés, bars and restaurants. Accommodation in the area is varied. Public transport is limited but does provide links to some of the walks in this beautiful area. Highlights include Dovedale, Chrome Hill and Lathkill Dale.

All walks are free to download and print, and includes mapping and GPX files. The routes range from circular family walks to longer full day hikes.

★ = GPS file available

WalkDescriptionGradeMiles
2681Wetton & Manifold Valley from Wettoneasy/mod3.60
3046Lathkill Dale & Monyasheasy4.00
1369Tissington Trail - Hartington to Parsley Heyeasy4.00
1185Chrome Hill (Dragon's Back) from Hollinsclougheasy/mod4.50
1021Milldale & Hall Dale from Alstonefieldeasy/mod5.00
1861Chrome and Parkhouse Hills from Earl Sterndaleeasy/mod5.00
1594Biggin, Wolfscote & Beresford Dales from Hartingtoneasy5.50
1410Minninglow Hill, Roystone Grange and Cardlemere Lane from Gothameasy/mod5.50
1042Pilsbury Castle from Hartingtoneasy/mod5.50
2682River Dove & Reynard's Lane from Hartingtoneasy/mod5.60
1589Lathkill & Bradford Dales (short version) from Back Laneeasy/mod6.00
1862Earl Sterndale and High Wheeldon from Longnoreasy/mod6.00
1593Beresford, Wolfscote & Biggin Dales from Hartington easy/mod6.20
1181Wetton Hill & the Manifold Valley from Wettoneasy/mod6.50
1709Milldale and Wolfscote Dale from Alstonefieldeasy/mod6.50
2837Parkhouse & Chrome Hills from Longnoreasy/mod6.70
1595Dove Valley & Biggin Dale from Hartingtoneasy/mod6.80
2537Ecton Hill & Wetton from Wetton Millmoderate7.00
2079Beresford & Wolfescote Dales from Hartingtoneasy/mod7.20
1257Wolfscote Dale from Alstonefieldeasy/mod7.50
2531Upper Dove Valley from Hollinscloughmoderate7.50
1653The Manifold Valley from Wetton easy/mod7.80
1569Lathkill Dale & Bradford Dale from Back Laneeasy/mod8.20
1590Monyash & Lathkill Dale from Back Laneeasy/mod8.20
2545High Edge & Chrome Hill from Hollinscloughmoderate8.50
2301Biggin & Parsley Hay from Hartingtoneasy/mod9.50
2723Pilsbury Castle, Hartington & Sheen from Longnor easy/mod9.60
3597Manifold Valley, Thor's Cave, Ecton & Wetton Hills from Alstonefield moderate10.00
3601Dove & Manifold Valleys from Alstonefieldmoderate10.00
1146Bradford & Lathkill Dales from Monyashmoderate11.25

The walks listed above are the nearest 30 from Hartington when measured in a straight line.

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