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Sunday 27th Aug - walk A details

Location: Barrow Bridge

Leader

Bill Platt

Depart Time Stretford

9.00am

Travel Time

45 minutes

Grade

Moderate

Distance

10.5 miles

Map

 109

Postcode

 BL1 7ND

Grid Ref

 SD686 117

Approx Ascent

 1450 ft

Brief Description

 

From the car park at Barrow Bridge up 63 steps onto Walker Fold, Adam Hill, upto Winter Hill at 1450 feet. Down to Belmont, Hampsons, Dingle Reservoir, Horrocks Fold, onto Smithhills country park and back to the car park. 
 
 

 


Sunday 27th Aug - walk B details

Location: Monsal Head

Leader

Bob Armstrong

Depart Time Stretford

9.00am

Travel Time

1 hour

Grade

Moderate

Distance

9 miles

Map

OL24 White Peak

Postcode

DE45 1NL

Grid Ref

184715

Approx Ascent

400ft, if that!

Brief Description

From Monsal Head (toilets) via tracks and field paths to Ashford in the Water (toilets). From there via field paths and short stretch of road to Bakewell. From the river, walk up to the old Bakewell Station and then follow the Monsal Trail to Little Longstone and back to Monsal Head. Although the walk is 9 miles long there are only two short uphill sections on pavements.

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