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Bleaklow & The Longendale Trail from Woodhead
Introduction to Walk 1756

Photo from the walk - Bleaklow & The Longendale Trail from Woodhead

Nat Park - Peak District - Dark Peak South

County/Area - Derbyshire

Author - Andy Chaplin

Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km

Ascent - 1600 feet / 485 metres

Grade - mod/hard

A Peak District walk from Woodhead climbing onto Bleaklow via Near Black Clough. The descent uses the Pennine Way down Torside Clough to reach the Longendale Trail to return to Woodhead. A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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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.

Recommended Reading

Dark Peak Walks

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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