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Shining Tor & Goyt's Clough from Derbyshire Bridge

Nat Park - Peak District - Goyt Valley Lyme Park

County/Area - Derbyshire & Cheshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 5.1 miles / 8.3 km

Ascent - 900 feet / 273 metres

Grade - easy/mod

Start - OS grid reference SK018715
Lat 53.240524 // Long -1.974488
Postcode SK17 6TT (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

This Peak District walk visits Shining Tor, the highest point in Cheshire, before crossing heather moorland for a descent into Goyt's Clough and Derbyshire Bridge. The paths are easy to follow and the views excellent including Shutlingsloe (The Cheshire Matterhorn), Cat's Tor and Errwood Reservoir. There is a section of rough walking although this in descent and short. After heavy rain some sections of path may also be wet underfoot.

GPS Files - Notes

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These walks have been published for use by site visitors on the understanding that Walking Britain is not held responsible for the safety or well being of those following the routes as described. It is worth reiterating the point that you should embark on a walk with the correct maps preferably at 1:25000 scale. This will enable any difficulties with route finding to be assessed and corrective action taken if necessary.

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Other walks nearby

Walk 1728 Axe Edge Moor & Three Shires Head - easy/mod - 7.2 miles/11.7 km

Walk 1183 Shining Tor & Axe Edge Moor - moderate - 9.0 miles/14.6 km

Walk 1652 Three Shires Head from Danebower Hollow - easy - 4.5 miles/7.3 km

Walk 2233 Flash & Three Shires Head from Danebower Hollow - easy/mod - 6.2 miles/10.1 km

Walk 1092 Taxal Edge, Jenkin Chapel & Pym Chair from Errwood - moderate - 8.5 miles/13.8 km

Further Information

Stay Safe

Do enjoy yourself when out walking and choose a route that is within your capabilities especially with regard to navigation.

Do turn back if the weather deteriorates especially in winter or when visibility is poor.

Do wear the right clothing for the anticipated weather conditions. If the weather is likely to change for the worse make sure you have enough extra clothing in your pack.

Do tell someone where you are planning to walk especially in areas that see few other walkers.

Do take maps and other navigational aids. Do not rely on mobile devices in areas where reception is poor. Take spare batteries especially in cold weather.

Do check the weather forecast before leaving. The Met Office has a number of forecasts for walkers that identify specific weather risks.

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