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Saltersbrook and Lady Cross from Woodhead
Introduction to Walk 3174

Photo from the walk - Saltersbrook and Lady Cross from Woodhead

Nat Park - Peak District - Black Hill Dovestone

County/Area - Derbyshire & South Yorkshire

Author - Peter Schofield

Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Ascent - 980 feet / 297 metres

Grade - easy/mod

This Peak District walk in the northeast corner of the National Park offers some excellent walks. This walk packs a bit of local history in with some typical Dark Peak walking and fine views, yet it can easily be completed in a half day. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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Walks from the same start

Walk 1756
Bleaklow & The Longendale Trail from Woodhead
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 1179
2.7 miles / 4.2 km away
Lad's Leap & Laddow Rocks
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 2621
2.7 miles / 4.2 km away
Crowden, Black Hill & Laddow Rocks
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Walk 3022
2.7 miles / 4.2 km away
Black Hill & Laddow Rocks from Crowden
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Walk 2625
3.0 miles / 4.8 km away
Torside Clough from Longdendale
Grade - moderate
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km
Walk 3027
3.0 miles / 4.8 km away
Bleaklow Head from Longdendale
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 2826
3.1 miles / 5.0 km away
Winscar Reservoir circuit from Dunford Bridge
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.9 miles / 14.5 km
Walk 1829
3.7 miles / 5.9 km away
Holme & Marsden Clough from Ramsden Reservoir
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Walk 2630
3.9 miles / 6.2 km away
Upper Holme Valley & Ramsden Clough
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Walk 1583
4.4 miles / 7.0 km away
Digley Reservoir
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 3049
5.0 miles / 8.0 km away
Bleaklow Stones from King's Tree, Derwent Valley
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 12.0 miles / 19.5 km

Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

Recommended Reading

Dark Peak Walks

Dark Peak WalksGuidebook to 40 walks in the Dark Peak area of the Peak District National Park. 35 circular routes for most abilities, from 8km to 19km, around Edale, Marsden, Fairholmes, Baslow and Castleton, including Kinder Scout and Mam Tor, and 5 longer (25km to 45km) routes highlighting the best of the Gritstone Edges, High Moorland and Deep Valleys.
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