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Lad's Leap & Laddow Rocks
Introduction to Walk 1179

Photo from the walk - Lad's Leap & Laddow Rocks

Nat Park - Peak District - Black Hill Dovestone

County/Area - Derbyshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km

Ascent - 960 feet / 291 metres

Grade - moderate

Lad's Leap and Laddow Rocks are two Impressive crags that are visited on this Peak District walk in the northwestern part of the National Park. The other key feature of this walk is the moorland on the southern flanks of Black Hill. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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