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Crowden, Black Hill & Laddow Rocks
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Photo from the walk - Crowden, Black Hill & Laddow Rocks

Nat Park - Peak District - Black Hill Dovestone

County/Area - Derbyshire

Author - Peter Schofield

Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km

Ascent - 1650 feet / 500 metres

Time - 6 hours 10 minutes

Grade - moderate

A moorland Peak District walk from Crowden that includes the remains of an interesting aircraft crash, the summit of Black Hill and Laddow Rocks. The route does require careful navigation. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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