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Pilsbury Castle from Hartington
Introduction to Walk 1042

Photo from the walk - Pilsbury Castle from Hartington

Nat Park - Peak District - White Peak Limestone Dales

County/Area - Derbyshire & Staffordshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km

Ascent - 600 feet / 182 metres

Grade - easy/mod

Pilsbury Castle is the main objective on this Peak District walk from bustling Hartington. Including White Peak scenery alongside the upper section of the River Dove this walk includes both the Derbsyhire and Staffordshire sides of the Dove Valley. A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Biggin & Parsley Hay from Hartington
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km
Walk 2079
Beresford & Wolfescote Dales from Hartington
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.2 miles / 11.7 km
Walk 1593
Beresford, Wolfscote & Biggin Dales from Hartington
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.2 miles / 10.1 km
Walk 1594
Biggin, Wolfscote & Beresford Dales from Hartington
Grade - easy
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 1595
Dove Valley, Biggin Dale & Biggin from Hartington
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.8 miles / 11.1 km
Walk 2682
River Dove & Reynard's Lane from Hartington
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.6 miles / 9.1 km

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1.4 miles / 2.3 km away
Tissington Trail - Hartington to Parsley Hey
Grade - easy
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km
Walk 1257
3.1 miles / 4.9 km away
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Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
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Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
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Milldale & Hall Dale from Alstonefield
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 1181
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The Manifold Valley & Wetton Hill
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 1653
3.5 miles / 5.6 km away
The Manifold Valley from Wetton
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.8 miles / 12.7 km
Walk 2681
3.5 miles / 5.6 km away
The Manifold Valley from Wetton
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 3.6 miles / 5.9 km
Walk 2537
3.5 miles / 5.6 km away
Ecton Hill & Wetton from Wetton Mill
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 1862
3.7 miles / 5.9 km away
Earl Sterndale and High Wheeldon from Longnor
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 2723
3.7 miles / 5.9 km away
Pilsbury Castle, Hartington & Sheen from Longnor
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 9.6 miles / 15.6 km

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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