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The Churnet Valley - Kingsley to Cheddleton
Introduction to Walk 1284

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County/Area - Staffordshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km

Ascent - 100 feet / 30 metres

Time - 1 hours 50 minutes

Grade - easy

The Churnet Valley is one of Staffordshire's best kept secrets. This linear walk follows the Caldon Canal and River Churnet from Froghall to Cheddleton and uses the Churnet Valley Railway for the return trip. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

Maps Ordnance Survey Logo Anquet Maps Logo

Ordnance Survey Explorer 259Sheet Map1:25kBUY
Anquet OS Explorer 259Digital Map1:25kBUY
Ordnance Survey Landranger 128Sheet Map1:50kBUY
Anquet OS Landranger 128Digital Map1:50kBUY

It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

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Dovedale and the Manifold Valley from Ilam
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Bunster Hill and Dovedale from Ilam
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The Manifold Valley & Wetton Hill
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A high-level Dovedale
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 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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