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Earl Sterndale and High Wheeldon from Longnor
Introduction to Walk 1862

Photo from the walk - Earl Sterndale and High Wheeldon from Longnor

Nat Park - Peak District - Dove Valley Chrome Hill

County/Area - Staffordshire & Derbyshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Ascent - 1400 feet / 424 metres

Time - 4 hours 20 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This Peak District walk starts from the attractive North Staffordshire village of Longnor. It then crosses the Dove Valley into Derbyshire, passes through Earl Sterndale to climb to the summit of High Wheeldon before re-crossing the Dove back into Staffordshire. The scenery en-route is varied with excellent views of this part of the Peak District throughout. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers.


 

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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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