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The Derwent Edge from Cutthroat Bridge
Introduction to Walk 3540

Photo from the walk - The Derwent Edge from Cutthroat Bridge

Nat Park - Peak District - Gritstone Edges Higger Tor

County/Area - Derbyshire

Author - Mike Bexley

Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km

Ascent - 1970 feet / 597 metres

Time - 7 hours 0 minutes

Grade - moderate

This Peak District walk along the Derwent Edge from Cutthroat Bridge to Back Tor includes many interesting rock formations. The walk also provides excellent views of Ladybower Reservoir and the surrounding moors. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers. This applies in England. Wales & Scotland have different and stricter rules which do not allow walking away from home.

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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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