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Shining Tor & Windgather Rocks from Lamaload
Introduction to Walk 1233

Photo from the walk - Shining Tor & Windgather Rocks from Lamaload

Nat Park - Peak District

County/Area - Cheshire & Derbyshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km

Ascent - 1355 feet / 411 metres

Grade - moderate

This walk visits the highest point in Cheshire, Shining Tor, and continues to Windgather Rocks, which are popular with climbers. Starting from Lamaload, this route offers varied content and some great views in the high moors of Cheshire and parts of Staffordshire. A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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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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Dark Peak WalksGuidebook to 40 walks in the Dark Peak area of the Peak District National Park. 35 circular routes for most abilities, from 8km to 19km, around Edale, Marsden, Fairholmes, Baslow and Castleton, including Kinder Scout and Mam Tor, and 5 longer (25km to 45km) routes highlighting the best of the Gritstone Edges, High Moorland and Deep Valleys.
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