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Torside Clough & Longendale from Old Glossop
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Nat Park - Peak District - Bleaklow Longendale

County/Area - Derbyshire

Author - Andy Chaplin

Length - 7.4 miles / 12 km

Ascent - 1250 feet / 379 metres

Time - 5 hours 0 minutes

Grade - moderate

This Peak District walk starts from Old Glossop, which is worth exploring at the end of the walk. The route climbs east to reach the Pennine Way and then follows this National Trail down to join the Longendale Trail. The walk then leaves this valley and returns to the start via Padfield. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

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Bleaklow from Old Glossop
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Longdendale from Hadfield Station
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Walk 1486
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Harry Hut, Mill Hill & Doctor's Gate from near Glossop
Grade - moderate
Length - 11.3 miles / 18.4 km
Walk 2625
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Torside Clough from Longdendale
Grade - moderate
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km
Walk 3027
2.8 miles / 4.4 km away
Bleaklow Head from Longdendale
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
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Cown Edge from Broadbottom
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Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

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

Pennine Way Map Booklet

Pennine Way Map BookletMap of the 270 miles (435km) Pennine Way National Trail, between Edale in the Peak District and Kirk Yetholm in the Scottish Borders. This booklet is included with the Cicerone guidebook to the trail, and shows the full route on Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 maps. This popular long-distance route typically takes three weeks to complete.
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