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Mam Tor & Cave Dale from Castleton
Introduction to Walk 1087

Photo from the walk - Mam Tor & Cave Dale from Castleton

Nat Park - Peak District - Dark Peak South

County/Area - Derbyshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km

Ascent - 1320 feet / 400 metres

Grade - moderate

Hollins Cross, Mam Tor and Cavedale are highlights of this Peak District walk from Castleton. The walk includes both Dark and White Peak scenery and generally follows well marked footpaths.  A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Ordnance Survey Explorer OL1Sheet Map1:25kBUY MAP
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Ordnance Survey Landranger 110Sheet Map1:50kBUY MAP
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It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

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Cave Dale and Winnats Pass from Castleton
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Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km
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Hollins Cross & Lose Hill from Castleton
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Walk 3426
0.1 miles / 0.1 km away
Lose Hill & Hollins Cross from Castleton
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 1688
1.2 miles / 1.9 km away
Old Dam & Sparrowpit from Mam Tor
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Walk 1286
1.5 miles / 2.4 km away
Castleton Ridge from Hope village
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 2599
1.5 miles / 2.4 km away
Kinder, Edale and Castleton Ridge from Hope
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 13.5 miles / 21.9 km
Walk 1706
1.5 miles / 2.4 km away
Win Hill from Hope
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
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Rushup Edge & Edale from Mam Nick
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 1368
1.6 miles / 2.5 km away
Mam Tor, Upper Booth and Rushup Edge
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

Recommended Reading

Dark Peak Walks

Dark Peak WalksGuidebook to 40 walks in the Dark Peak area of the Peak District National Park. 35 circular routes for most abilities, from 8km to 19km, around Edale, Marsden, Fairholmes, Baslow and Castleton, including Kinder Scout and Mam Tor, and 5 longer (25km to 45km) routes highlighting the best of the Gritstone Edges, High Moorland and Deep Valleys.
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