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Taxal Edge, Jenkin Chapel & Pym Chair from Errwood
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Photo from the walk - Taxal Edge, Jenkin Chapel & Pym Chair from Errwood

Nat Park - Peak District - Goyt Valley Lyme Park

County/Area - Derbyshire & Cheshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km

Ascent - 1200 feet / 364 metres

Time - 5 hours 30 minutes

Grade - moderate

This circular Peak District walk explores the Goyt Valley and the ridge lying to the west. The route includes some steep climbs but offers excellent views throughout. Some paths may be muddy after periods of prolonged rain. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers. Travel restrictions for exercise in Wales and Scotland will be lifted in early July.

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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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