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Chew Reservoir & Fox Stone from Dovestones
Introduction to Walk 2517

Photo from the walk - Chew Reservoir & Fox Stone from Dovestones

Nat Park - Peak District - Black Hill Dovestone

County/Area - Greater Manchester

Author - Mike Bexley

Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km

Ascent - 960 feet / 291 metres

Grade - moderate

This Peak District walk is full of interest with some easy scrambling, history and great views. The walk visits the Chew and Dovestones Reservoirs as well the Fox Stone. The route can be shortened as the route back to the start is clearly visible. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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Crowden, Black Hill & Laddow Rocks
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Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
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Grade - easy/mod
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km

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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