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A high-level Dovedale
Introduction to Walk 1195

Photo from the walk - A high-level Dovedale

Nat Park - Peak District - Dovedale Manifold Valley

County/Area - Derbyshire & Staffordshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km

Ascent - 1665 feet / 505 metres

Time - 4 hours 50 minutes

Grade - moderate

This Peak District walk captures many of the highlights of southern Dovedale. Starting from near Thorpe Cloud, the walk takes the high level route, avoiding the crowds and provides dramatic views across the valley to both the Derbyshire and Staffordshire dales. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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Walks from the same start

Walk 3131
Thorpe Cloud and the Dove Valley
Grade - easy
Length - 1.6 miles / 2.6 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 3455
0.7 miles / 1.1 km away
The Manifold Valley, Wetton and Dovedale from Ilam
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km
Walk 3527
0.7 miles / 1.1 km away
Dovedale and the Manifold Valley from Ilam
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 1475
0.7 miles / 1.1 km away
Bunster Hill and Dovedale from Ilam
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km
Walk 1021
3.2 miles / 5.1 km away
Milldale & Hall Dale from Alstonefield
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 1257
3.2 miles / 5.1 km away
Wolfscote Dale from Alstonefield
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 1709
3.2 miles / 5.1 km away
Milldale and Wolfscote Dale from Alstonefield
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 3597
3.2 miles / 5.1 km away
Manifold Valley, Thor's Cave, Ecton & Wetton Hills from Alstonefield
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 3601
3.2 miles / 5.1 km away
Dove & Manifold Valleys from Alstonefield
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 1181
3.7 miles / 5.9 km away
The Manifold Valley & Wetton Hill
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 1653
3.7 miles / 5.9 km away
The Manifold Valley from Wetton
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.8 miles / 12.7 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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