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Bleaklow Stones from King's Tree, Derwent Valley
Introduction to Walk 3049

Photo from the walk - Bleaklow Stones from King's Tree, Derwent Valley

Nat Park - Peak District - Bleaklow Longendale

County/Area - Derbyshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 12.0 miles / 19.5 km

Ascent - 1900 feet / 576 metres

Time - 7 hours 50 minutes

Grade - mod/hard

This Peak District walk explores the wilderness of Bleaklow. Included in the route are Crow Stones Edge, Howden Edge, Swains Head, Bleaklow Stones and the Grinnah Stones before returning by Linch Clough. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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Grains in the Water & Alport Castles
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Walk 1227
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Length - 9.3 miles / 15.1 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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