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Cave Dale and Winnats Pass from Castleton
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Photo from the walk - Cave Dale and Winnats Pass from Castleton

Nat Park - Peak District - Great Ridge Castleton

County/Area - Derbyshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km

Ascent - 800 feet / 242 metres

Time - 2 hours 20 minutes

Grade - easy

This Peak District walk from Castleton takes you south and crosses some typical limestone scenery, providing some good views across the valley to Castleton's Great Ridge. You walk through Cave Dale and are also descend through dramatic Winnats Pass. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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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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