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Shining Tor & Axe Edge Moor
Introduction to Walk 1183

Photo from the walk - Shining Tor & Axe Edge Moor

Nat Park - Peak District - Goyt Valley Lyme Park

County/Area - Cheshire & Derbyshire & Staffordshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km

Ascent - 1300 feet / 394 metres

Time - 5 hours 50 minutes

Grade - moderate

Shining Tor is the highest point in Cheshire and the first objective of this Peak District walk. Crossing the border into Staffordshire the walk continues across Axe Edge Moor offering excellent views. The walk uses high moorland paths for most of the way and is best saved for a clear day. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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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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