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Calke Abbey & Robin Wood from Ticknall
Introduction to Walk 1608

Photo from the walk - Calke Abbey & Robin Wood from Ticknall

County/Area - Derbyshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Ascent - 400 feet / 121 metres

Grade - easy/mod

This South Derbyshire walk starts from the village of Ticknall near Melbourne. The route includes a visit to the grounds of Calke Abbey and continues with views across the Staunton Harold Reservoir. Continuing the walk passes some newly planted sections of the National Forest before returning to the start. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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