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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

Time - 2 hours 10 minutes

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).


 

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