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Pilsbury Castle, Hartington & Sheen from Longnor
Introduction to Walk 2723

Photo from the walk - Pilsbury Castle, Hartington & Sheen from Longnor

Nat Park - Peak District - Dove Valley Chrome Hill

County/Area - Staffordshire & Derbyshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 9.6 miles / 15.6 km

Ascent - 950 feet / 288 metres

Time - 5 hours 50 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

A Peak District walk that explores the upper reaches of the Dove and Manifold Valleys. The route is generally easy to navigate and uses a series of paths and tracks across the Limestone country. Refreshments are available at the start and at Hartington. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
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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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