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Carsington, Brassington & the Cromford and High Peak Railway
Introduction to Walk 2993

Photo from the walk - Carsington, Brassington & the Cromford and High Peak Railway

County/Area - Derbyshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km

Ascent - 1400 feet / 424 metres

Time - 6 hours 10 minutes

Grade - moderate

This Derbyshire walk uses a section of the Cromford & high Peak Railway to explore the villages of Carsington and Brassington. In addition the route also visits Rainster Rocks. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers. Travel restrictions for exercise in Wales and Scotland will be lifted in early July.

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Length - 5.8 miles / 9.3 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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