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The Great Ridge from Edale
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Photo from the walk - The Great Ridge from Edale

Nat Park - Peak District - Great Ridge Castleton

County/Area - Derbyshire

Author - Jake Robertson

Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km

Ascent - 1800 feet / 545 metres

Time - 6 hours 0 minutes

Grade - moderate

This Peak District walk from Edale includes the full length of the Castleton Ridge from Lord's Seat to Lose Hill via Mam Tor. This walk is a very popular excursion because of the excellent views north to Kinder Scout and south over the White Peak. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.


 

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Walks from the same start

Walk 1159
Grindsbrook & Edale Head from Edale
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 1264
Rushup Edge & Crowden Tower from Edale
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 1295
Ringing Roger & Edale Cross from Edale
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 2615
The Kinder Edges from Edale
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 18.0 miles / 29.3 km
Walk 3350
The Summit of Kinder Scout via The Cloughs
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 1113
Ringing Roger & Grindslow Knoll from Edale
Grade - moderate
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 1300
Hope Cross & Ringing Roger from Edale
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 2522
1.3 miles / 2.1 km away
Rushup Edge & Edale from Mam Nick
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 1368
1.3 miles / 2.1 km away
Mam Tor, Upper Booth and Rushup Edge
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 1831
1.3 miles / 2.1 km away
Mam Tor & Hollins Cross
Grade - easy
Length - 3.0 miles / 4.9 km
Walk 1688
1.3 miles / 2.2 km away
Old Dam & Sparrowpit from Mam Tor
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Walk 1087
2.2 miles / 3.5 km away
Mam Tor & Cave Dale from Castleton
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 1519
2.2 miles / 3.5 km away
Speedwell Cavern circular from Castelton
Grade - easy
Length - 4.3 miles / 6.9 km
Walk 1521
2.2 miles / 3.5 km away
Cave Dale and Winnats Pass from Castleton
Grade - easy
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km
Walk 1665
2.2 miles / 3.5 km away
Hollins Cross & Lose Hill from Castleton
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 3426
2.2 miles / 3.5 km away
Lose Hill & Hollins Cross from Castleton
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 1489
2.7 miles / 4.2 km away
Blackden Brook, Kinder & Upper Ashop
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.8 miles / 11 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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