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Dovedale and the Manifold Valley from Ilam
Introduction to Walk 3527

Photo from the walk - Dovedale and the Manifold Valley from Ilam

Nat Park - Peak District - White Peak Limestone Dales

County/Area - Staffordshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km

Ascent - 1620 feet / 491 metres

Grade - moderate

Starting from Ilam, this Peak District walk visits Dovedale and the Manifold Valley. There is also the opportunity to visit the grounds of Ilam Hall. A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Walks from the same start

Walk 3455
The Manifold Valley, Wetton and Dovedale from Ilam
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km
Walk 1475
Bunster Hill and Dovedale from Ilam
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 1195
0.7 miles / 1.1 km away
A high-level Dovedale Walk
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km
Walk 3131
0.7 miles / 1.1 km away
Thorpe Cloud and the Dove Valley
Grade - easy
Length - 1.6 miles / 2.6 km
Walk 1021
3.0 miles / 4.8 km away
Milldale & Hall Dale from Alstonefield
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 1257
3.0 miles / 4.8 km away
Wolfscote Dale from Alstonefield
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 1709
3.0 miles / 4.8 km away
Milldale and Wolfscote Dale from Alstonefield
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 3597
3.0 miles / 4.8 km away
Manifold Valley, Thor's Cave, Ecton & Wetton Hills from Alstonefield
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 3601
3.0 miles / 4.8 km away
Dove & Manifold Valleys, Bunster Hill, Ilam and Wetton from Alstonefield
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 2263
3.2 miles / 5.0 km away
Grindon & the Manifold Way from Waterhouses
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 1181
3.3 miles / 5.2 km away
The Manifold Valley & Wetton Hill
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 1653
3.3 miles / 5.2 km away
The Manifold Valley from Wetton
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.8 miles / 12.7 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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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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