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Broomhead & Howden Moors
Introduction to Walk 1687

Photo from the walk - Broomhead & Howden Moors

Nat Park - Peak District - Derwent Edge Sheffield

County/Area - South Yorkshire & Derbyshire

Author - Andy Chaplin

Length - 12.4 miles / 20.2 km

Ascent - 1470 feet / 445 metres

Grade - moderate

This Peak District walk explores the moors to the east of the Derwent Valley Reservoirs. Including some quiet paths and tracks the route also visits the popular summit of Back Tor and the monument to the Lost Lad. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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

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Walks from the same start

Walk 1522
Back Tor, Bradfield Moors and Reservoirs
Grade - moderate
Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 1523
1.1 miles / 1.8 km away
Broomhead Moor & Ewden Beck
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 1578
1.6 miles / 2.5 km away
Dale Dike Reservoir
Grade - easy
Length - 2.5 miles / 4.1 km
Walk 1577
1.9 miles / 3.0 km away
Low Bradwell & Agden Reservoir
Grade - easy
Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km
Walk 1754
1.9 miles / 3.0 km away
Agden Reservoir circular
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 4.8 miles / 7.8 km
Walk 1582
2.0 miles / 3.3 km away
More Hall Reservoir
Grade - easy
Length - 3.4 miles / 5.5 km
Walk 3439
3.1 miles / 5.0 km away
High Bradfield from Glen Howe
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.3 miles / 13.5 km
Walk 1579
3.3 miles / 5.2 km away
Damflask Reservoir
Grade - easy
Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km
Walk 1285
3.6 miles / 5.8 km away
Rod Moor from Dungworth Circular
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.4 miles / 15.3 km
Walk 2516
3.8 miles / 6.1 km away
Moscar, Dale Dike & Shrines Reservoirs
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 2629
3.8 miles / 6.1 km away
Stanage Edge, Redmires & Hallam Moors
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 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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Dark Peak WalksGuidebook to 40 walks in the Dark Peak area of the Peak District National Park. 35 circular routes for most abilities, from 8km to 19km, around Edale, Marsden, Fairholmes, Baslow and Castleton, including Kinder Scout and Mam Tor, and 5 longer (25km to 45km) routes highlighting the best of the Gritstone Edges, High Moorland and Deep Valleys.
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