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Chrome Hill from Holinsclough
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Nat Park - Peak District - Dove Valley Chrome Hill

County/Area - Staffordshire & Derbyshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km

Ascent - 925 feet / 280 metres

Time - 3 hours 10 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

Chrome Hill is an interesting limestone hill in the upper reaches of the Dove Valley and forms the prime focus of this Peak District walk. Besides dominating the landscape, Chrome Hill also provides the basis for an entertaining walk along its ridge offering grandstand views of the River Dove and the Derbyshire Dales. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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Walks from the same start

Walk 2531
Upper Dove Valley from Hollinsclough
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 2545
High Edge & Chrome Hill from Hollinsclough
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 2837
Parkhouse & Chrome Hills from Longnor
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.7 miles / 10.9 km
Walk 3445
The Dragon's Back (Chrome Hill) from Hollinsclough
Grade - moderate
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km

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Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
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Earl Sterndale and High Wheeldon from Longnor
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Pilsbury Castle, Hartington & Sheen from Longnor
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Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
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Lud's Church and Roach End from Gradbach
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Three Shires Head & Knotbury from Gradbach
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.1 miles / 11.5 km

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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