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The Moss Valley from Ford
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Photo from the walk - The Moss Valley from Ford

County/Area - Derbyshire

Author - Andy Chaplin

Length - 9.3 miles / 15.1 km

Ascent - 1000 feet / 303 metres

Time - 5 hours 40 minutes

Grade - moderate

A Derbyshire walk south of Sheffield starting from Ford that explores the rolling countryside between Eckington and Dronfield. Despite the passage of time, remains of former industrial activity are still in evidence. The route follows part of the Sheffield Country Walk. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

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