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Cromford Canal & Black Rocks from High Peak Junction
Introduction to Walk 2899

Photo from the walk - Cromford Canal & Black Rocks from High Peak Junction

County/Area - Derbyshire

Author - Angela Clarke

Length - 6.8 miles / 11 km

Ascent - 1300 feet / 394 metres

Grade - easy/mod

A walk that explores parts of Derbyshire's Industrial Heritage whilst also giving stunning and wide-ranging views that include Crich Stand, Carsington Reservoir and the Derwent Valley. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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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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Walking in Derbyshire

Walking in DerbyshireWalking guidebook to 60 circular day walks in Derbyshire and the Peak District. Includes the Derwent, Wye and Trent river valleys, near Derby, Matlock, Glossop, Bakewell and Ripley. Routes range from easy to moderate and are between 4 and 14km (2 to 10 miles). Walks focus on places of interest, from Stone Age forts to castles to grand estates.
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