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Old Dam & Sparrowpit from Mam Tor
Introduction to Walk 1688

Photo from the walk - Old Dam & Sparrowpit from Mam Tor

Nat Park - Peak District - Great Ridge Castleton

County/Area - Derbyshire

Author - Andy Chaplin

Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km

Ascent - 1125 feet / 341 metres

Time - 4 hours 10 minutes

Grade - moderate

A Peak District walk that includes some less walked areas of the National Park. The route uses a mixture of paths, tracks and quiet country lanes and includes walking the main ridge of Rushup Edge. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.


 

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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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