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Harboro Rocks & Brassington from Carsington
Introduction to Walk 2701

Photo from the walk - Harboro Rocks & Brassington from Carsington

County/Area - Derbyshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km

Ascent - 1150 feet / 348 metres

Grade - easy/mod

This Derbyshire walk lies just outside the boundaries of the Peak District National Park yet offers a wide variety of terrain and two interesting villages. Starting from Carsington, beside the reservoir, the route climbs to the High Peak Trail and continues to Harboro Rocks. The return is via Brassington, an attractive village in a picturesque setting. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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Walk 1378
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Carsington circular from Brassington
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Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km
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Length - 5.8 miles / 9.3 km
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Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km
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Cromford Canal & Black Rocks from High Peak Junction
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Length - 6.8 miles / 11 km
Walk 2559
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Stanton Moor & The Nine Ladies Stones from Winster
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Walk 3196
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Stanton Moor and Robin Hood's Stride from Winster
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
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Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
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Cocking Tor from the outskirts of Matlock
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km
Walk 2503
5.8 miles / 9.2 km away
Robin Hood's Stride & Stanton Moor
Grade - moderate
Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 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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