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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

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).


 

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Walk 1098
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Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 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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Walking in Derbyshire

Walking in DerbyshireWalking guidebook to 60 circular day walks in Derbyshire and the Peak District. Includes the Derwent, Wye and Trent river valleys, near Derby, Matlock, Glossop, Bakewell and Ripley. Routes range from easy to moderate and are between 4 and 14km (2 to 10 miles). Walks focus on places of interest, from Stone Age forts to castles to grand estates.
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