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Burbage Rocks & Padley Gorge from Hay Wood
Introduction to Walk 1273

Photo from the walk - Burbage Rocks & Padley Gorge from Hay Wood

Nat Park - Peak District - Gritstone Edges Higger Tor

County/Area - Derbyshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km

Ascent - 2040 feet / 618 metres

Time - 5 hours 40 minutes

Grade - moderate

This Peak District walk includes the Longshaw Estate, Burbage Rocks, Higger Tor and Padley Gorge. Although a lengthy route, it is packed with interest with a contrast between the high gritstone moors and the valleys. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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Walks from the same start

Walk 2515
The River Derwent, Curbar, Baslow & Froggatt Edges
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 2520
Higger Tor & the Longshaw Estate
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km

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1.6 miles / 2.5 km away
Higger Tor & Burbage Rocks from Longshaw
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.3 miles / 8.6 km
Walk 1240
1.9 miles / 3.1 km away
Curbar, Froggatt & White Edges from Curbar Gap
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 1169
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Baslow Edge & Wellington's Monument
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Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km
Walk 1014
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Coombs Dale, Longstone Edge & Pilsley
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Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 2548
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Stanage Edge from Hathersage
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 1539
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Flask Edge and Bar Brook Moor from Shillito Wood
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.4 miles / 15.3 km
Walk 1270
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North and South of Abney
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.2 miles / 11.7 km
Walk 1479
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Sheffield Country Walk - Burbage Moor & Redmires
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 9.8 miles / 15.8 km
Walk 1100
4.1 miles / 6.5 km away
Abney Moor & Bretton Clough from Hucklow
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 1090
4.5 miles / 7.1 km away
Stanage Edge from Dennis Knoll, nr. Bamford
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 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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