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The Dragon's Back (Chrome Hill) from Hollinsclough
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Photo from the walk - The Dragon's Back (Chrome Hill) from Hollinsclough

Nat Park - Peak District - Dove Valley Chrome Hill

County/Area - Staffordshire & Derbyshire

Author - Daryl Smith

Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km

Ascent - 1050 feet / 318 metres

Time - 3 hours 20 minutes

Grade - moderate

This excellent Peak District walk climbs Hollins Hill to enjoy a panoramic view of the onward route before traversing Chrome Hill (The Dragon's Back) and nearby Parkhouse Hill, both of which are rugged limestone hills with a unique character. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers.


 

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Walks from the same start

Walk 1185
Chrome Hill from Holinsclough
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km
Walk 2531
Upper Dove Valley from Hollinsclough
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 2545
High Edge & Chrome Hill from Hollinsclough
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 2837
Parkhouse & Chrome Hills from Longnor
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.7 miles / 10.9 km

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Walk 1861
1.6 miles / 2.5 km away
Chrome and Parkhouse Hills from Earl Sterndale
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 1862
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Earl Sterndale and High Wheeldon from Longnor
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 2723
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Pilsbury Castle, Hartington & Sheen from Longnor
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 9.6 miles / 15.6 km
Walk 1043
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Chelmorton & the Monsal Trail
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 8.1 miles / 13.2 km
Walk 3709
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Sparklow, Crowdicote & Pilsbury Circular
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Walk 1652
4.1 miles / 6.6 km away
Three Shires Head from Danebower Hollow
Grade - easy
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km
Walk 2233
4.1 miles / 6.6 km away
Flash & Three Shires Head from Danebower Hollow
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.2 miles / 10.1 km
Walk 2577
4.2 miles / 6.7 km away
Hawk's Nest, Goldstitch Moss & Lud's Church
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 1596
4.2 miles / 6.7 km away
Lud's Church and Roach End from Gradbach
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km
Walk 1598
4.2 miles / 6.7 km away
Lud's Church, Back Forest & Clough Head from Gradbach
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.8 miles / 11.1 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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