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Derbyshire Dales Group

We are the Derbyshire Dales Ramblers. We open the way for everyone in our local community to enjoy the pleasures of walking.

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Overview

Starting at the National Stone Centre, this walk goes down to Cromford, Middleton, and back up to Wirksworth, three places with interesting industrial heritage roots.  The walk mainly uses footpaths and trails, with some roadside walking.  

Saturday, 22 June 2024
Start time:
10:00 am
Estimated finish time:
2:15 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
11.3km / 7.0mi
Ascent:
N/A
Type:
circular

The terrain is rough underfoot in places, and there may be livestock in some fields.  We will be walking close to quarry workings and deep water, although fencing is in place.  There are 10+ stiles and gates on this route.

 

Please book with the walk leader by 5 pm the day before the walk.

Features

  • Toilets available
  • Car parking available

Starting point

Grid reference:
SK 28701 55198
Nearest postcode:
DE4 4LS
what3words:
briskly.garden.quietest
Start time:
10:00 am

National Stone Centre Car Park (pay - card only) just off B5035

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 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