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Bleaklow from Old Glossop
Introduction to Walk 1168

Photo from the walk - Bleaklow from Old Glossop

Nat Park - Peak District - Bleaklow Longendale

County/Area - Derbyshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km

Ascent - 1680 feet / 509 metres

Grade - moderate

Bleaklow and Higher Shelf Stones feature in this Peak District walk from Old Glossop. Other highlights include the Wain Stones, Yellow Stacks and Doctor's Gate. This moorland can be wild and desolate in bad weather so save this walk for a dry day with good visibility. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.


 

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Walk 1759
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Torside Clough & Longendale from Old Glossop
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.4 miles / 12 km
Walk 1703
1.5 miles / 2.4 km away
Longdendale from Hadfield Station
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Walk 3607
2.1 miles / 3.3 km away
Reservoirs Walk from Tintwistle
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 1923
2.3 miles / 3.7 km away
Cown Edge & Whiteley Nab from Chunal
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 2625
2.6 miles / 4.2 km away
Torside Clough from Longdendale
Grade - moderate
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km
Walk 3027
2.6 miles / 4.2 km away
Bleaklow Head from Longdendale
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 1486
2.7 miles / 4.2 km away
Harry Hut, Mill Hill & Doctor's Gate from near Glossop
Grade - moderate
Length - 11.3 miles / 18.4 km
Walk 2637
3.2 miles / 5.0 km away
Coombs Ridge, Cown Edge from Broadbottom
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 1686
3.2 miles / 5.0 km away
Cown Edge from Broadbottom
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.3 miles / 11.9 km
Walk 1179
3.2 miles / 5.2 km away
Lad's Leap & Laddow Rocks
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km

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

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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