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East Staffordshire Group

We are the East Staffordshire Ramblers. We open the way for everyone in the East Staffordshire area to enjoy the pleasures of walking.

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking

Overview

Wetton Mill, Thor's Cave, Wetton, Ecton Hill, Hulme End

This is a walk through and above the Manifold Valley, visiting an impressive cave in a spectacular situation, and a hilltop with a panoramic view.

Wednesday, 20 March 2024
Start time:
10:00 am
Estimated finish time:
3:00 pm
Difficulty:
Leisurely
Distance:
13.7km / 8.5mi
Ascent:
371.9m / 1220ft
Type:
circular

Free car park and cafe open until 4pm with toilets. A degree of agility is required by anyone who would like to go into Thor's Cave. Occasional muddy sections which can be slippery, poles recommended.

Features

  • Refreshments available (Pub/cafe)
  • Toilets available
  • Car parking available

Starting point

Grid reference:
SK 09458 56099
Nearest postcode:
DE6 2AG
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Start time:
10:00 am

Free car park with limited spaces so car sharing is an advantage. Tea room car park nearby is for customer use only.

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking