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Coombs Dale, Longstone Edge & Pilsley
Introduction to Walk 1014

Photo from the walk - Coombs Dale, Longstone Edge & Pilsley

Nat Park - Peak District - Abney Moor Chatsworth

County/Area - Derbyshire

Author - Peter Schofield

Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km

Ascent - 1800 feet / 545 metres

Grade - moderate

Even though the Peak District is a national park, a good deal of industrial activity still takes place within its boundaries. However nature has reclaimed a number of areas which were once extensively worked, often to the benefit of the local ecology. This walk visits one of those areas and concludes by going through part of the estate of one of our finest stately homes. A GPS File is available for download (see 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.

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