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Monsal Trail & Ashford-in-the-Water from Lees Bottom
Introduction to Walk 1651

Photo from the walk - Monsal Trail & Ashford-in-the-Water from Lees Bottom

Nat Park - Peak District - Bakewell Monsal Trail

County/Area - Derbyshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 8.8 miles / 14.2 km

Ascent - 1000 feet / 303 metres

Time - 5 hours 20 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

A circular Peak District Walk that includes a number of the highlights of the area to the west of Bakewell. The route includes sections along the River Wye, visits Monsal Head, uses a section of the Monsal Trail and Great Shacklow Wood. The walk does have a sting in the tail as there is a lengthy ascent towards the end of the walk. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers.


 

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Walk 3341
Brushfield, Miller's Dale & Monsal Head from Lees Bottom
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Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km

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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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