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Manifold Valley, Thor's Cave, Ecton & Wetton Hills from Alstonefield
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Photo from the walk - Manifold Valley, Thor's Cave, Ecton & Wetton Hills from Alstonefield

Nat Park - Peak District - Dovedale Manifold Valley

County/Area - Staffordshire

Author - Daryl Smith

Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km

Ascent - 1350 feet / 409 metres

Time - 4 hours 40 minutes

Grade - moderate

A superb Peak District walk combining interesting locations with stunning countryside and superb views starting from Alstonefield. The route passes Thor's cave before continuing through Ecton and over the Wetton Hills. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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Dove & Manifold Valleys from Alstonefield
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 1021
0.0 miles / 0.0 km away
Milldale & Hall Dale from Alstonefield
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 1181
1.4 miles / 2.2 km away
The Manifold Valley & Wetton Hill
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 1653
1.4 miles / 2.2 km away
The Manifold Valley from Wetton
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.8 miles / 12.7 km
Walk 2681
1.4 miles / 2.2 km away
Wetton & Manifold Valley
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 3.6 miles / 5.9 km
Walk 2537
2.3 miles / 3.6 km away
Ecton Hill & Wetton from Wetton Mill
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 3455
3.0 miles / 4.8 km away
The Manifold Valley, Wetton and Dovedale from Ilam
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km
Walk 3527
3.0 miles / 4.8 km away
Dovedale and the Manifold Valley from Ilam
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 1475
3.0 miles / 4.8 km away
Bunster Hill and Dovedale from Ilam
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km
Walk 1042
3.1 miles / 4.9 km away
Pilsbury Castle from Hartington
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 2301
3.1 miles / 4.9 km away
Biggin & Parsley Hay from Hartington
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 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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