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Brassington, Carsington and Harboro Rocks
Introduction to Walk 1379

Photo from the walk - Brassington, Carsington and Harboro Rocks

County/Area - Derbyshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 5.8 miles / 9.3 km

Ascent - 900 feet / 273 metres

Grade - easy/mod

This Derbyshire walk includes the villages of Brassington and Carsington, views over Carsington Water and a climb to the summit of Harboro Rocks. The route uses sections of the High Peak Traila and the Limestone Way. 

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Walk 1378
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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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Walking in Derbyshire

Walking in DerbyshireWalking guidebook to 60 circular day walks in Derbyshire and the Peak District. Includes the Derwent, Wye and Trent river valleys, near Derby, Matlock, Glossop, Bakewell and Ripley. Routes range from easy to moderate and are between 4 and 14km (2 to 10 miles). Walks focus on places of interest, from Stone Age forts to castles to grand estates.
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