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Howden Edge from Derwent Valley
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Nat Park - Peak District - Derwent Edge Sheffield

County/Area - Derbyshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 14.0 miles / 22.8 km

Ascent - 1200 feet / 364 metres

Time - 5 hours 50 minutes

Grade - mod/hard

Howden Edge and the moors above the Derwent Valley in the Peak District provide many great walks. This walk is no exception and includes Outer Edge and Margery Hill. This route includes a lengthy section of ridge walking with excellent views the order of the day. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
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Grade - moderate
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 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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