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Baslow Edge & Wellington's Monument
Introduction to Walk 1169

Photo from the walk - Baslow Edge & Wellington's Monument

Nat Park - Peak District - Gritstone Edges Higger Tor

County/Area - Derbyshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km

Ascent - 450 feet / 136 metres

Grade - easy

Baslow Edge and Wellington's Monument provide the interest to this short Peak District walk on the Eastern moors of the National Park. Like most of the gritstone edges, the walking is good and fairly level. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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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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Walking in Derbyshire

Walking in DerbyshireWalking guidebook to 60 circular day walks in Derbyshire and the Peak District. Includes the Derwent, Wye and Trent river valleys, near Derby, Matlock, Glossop, Bakewell and Ripley. Routes range from easy to moderate and are between 4 and 14km (2 to 10 miles). Walks focus on places of interest, from Stone Age forts to castles to grand estates.
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