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Chelmorton & the Monsal Trail
Introduction to Walk 1043

Photo from the walk - Chelmorton & the Monsal Trail

Nat Park - Peak District - Bakewell Monsal Trail

County/Area - Derbyshire

Author - Andy Chaplin

Length - 8.1 miles / 13.2 km

Ascent - 1000 feet / 303 metres

Time - 3 hours 40 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This Peak District walk explores the area to the north of Chelmorton including a number of dales. The walk uses a section of the Monsal Trail and allows you to see something of the railway history of the area. In addition you will see some of the industrial activity both past and present. 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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