Buxton & District

Past Walks

The details of this year's walks are shown below. You can see links that take you to some pictures from most walks and links to details of the routes on Trailzilla.com (there you can see the route on google maps for free or for a subscription of £25 per year you can see them on OS1:25,000 maps. You can also print the route or download a GPS route).

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DateDescriptionLeaderDistance / ascentLink to routeLink to pictures
2 JulShelf moor aircraft crash sites and memorials. The plan to find aircraft crash sites right across Bleaklow was cut short due to mist and rain on the top.John Estruch6.4m / 1531ft 2014-07-03 Pic
26 JunThere is a rather challenging 20-25ft almost vertical climb at the top end of Crowden Clough on the way to Crowden Tower but worry not it can be avoided.Reg & Elaine Radford11.1m / 2569ft 2014-06-26 Pic
19 JunA walk from Peak Forest on a lovely (mostly) sunny day. We were treated to some nice views and some lovely flowers.Sandy Bowes & Steph Finlay10.9m / 1220ft 2014-06-19 Pic
12 JunThis one was in the far North of our patch from Crowden along the Pennine way to Black HillJohn Anfield9m / 1658ft 2014-06-12 Pic
29 MayLight drizzle most of the day let up only to be replaced by fog but it didn't spoil some beautiful scenery from the top of Deepdale to Flagg, Monyash, Lathkill Dale, Over Haddon, and Sheldon.Elaine & Reg Radford10.6m / 1361ft 2014-05-29 Pic
22 MayA walk along the Eastern Edges from Baslow. Plenty of deer seen either side of White EdgeRuth Humphrey11.2m / 1758ft 2014-05-22 Pic
15 MayHope Valley Circuit. A long circuit centred on Castleton with plenty of up and down.John Estruch13.5m / 3060ft 2014-05-15 Pic
08 MayGlossop–Bleaklow-LongdenDale. Quite a big and varied walk from Glossop, up the Doctor's Gate Path to the Pennine way, across Bleaklow and back down another pretty clough before a trek back along the trail.John Estruch12.5m / 2287ft 2014-05-08 Pic
01 MayDove Holes circuit. For once on a Thursday the weather let us down. This walk skirting the quarries and heading into typical white peak terrain was cut short by the omission of a loop behind Bennetston Hall by popular demand.Ann Clark8.5m / 830ftRoute 01-05-14
24 AprThe Roaches. Great weather and spectacular views a 13 mile walk that felt like 20.Roy Jeffreys13m Pics 24-04-14Pics 24-04-14
17 AprBonsall-Matlock-Riber-Cromford. A walk around Matlock with plenty of ups and downs and some lovely views.Chris Holt10.5m / 2605ftRoute 17-04-14Pics 17-04-142014-04-17 Pic
10 AprPym Chair-Shining Tor-Lamaload-Windgather. Good views over Cheshire and Kinder and company from the para-gliders this week . A few spur of the moment route changes and a bit of mud in the afternoon just to keep up our interest.Angela Milne10.2m / 2114ftRoute 10-04-14Pics 10-04-142014-04-10 Pic
03 AprBurbage - Wild Moor - Shining Tor. A trip round the upper Goyt from Burbage. No views today just thick cloud.Lesley Sangster10.3m / 2165ftRoute 03-04-14Pics 03-04-142014-04-03 Pic
27 MarA tour around Chatsworth. A circular walk from Rowsley taking in the Chatsworth Estate villages of Beeley, Edensor and Calton Lees.John Anfield Pics 27-03-142014-03-27 Pic
20 MarA very Stern walk. A visit to King Sterndale, Earl Sterndale and Sterndale Moor. A very windy day but we avoided the rain.Ann Clark10.1m / 1200ftRoute 20-03-14Pics 20-03-142014-03-20 Pic
13 MarDerwent Edge. While the rest of the country was covered in fog we got some lovely views.Roy Jeffreys10.0m / 1570ftRoute 13-03-14Pics 13-03-142014-03-13 Pic
27 FebPeep-o-Day - Brown Knoll - Hayfield. Good weather and fantastic views in the shadows of KinderReg & Elaine Radford10.4m / 2030ftRoute 27-02-14Pics 27-02-142014-02-27 Pic
20 FebChinley - South Head - Chestnut Centre. A gentle first mile was followed by a 1000ft climb to South Head. We were joined by a loose dog who walked with us for 3 miles until we reunited him with a grateful owner who rewarded us with a bag of sweets.Ruth Humphrey10.0 / 1735ftRoute 20-02-14Pics 20-02-142014-02-20 Pic
13 FebWhite Hall - Combs - Fernilee. Another dry walk in a wet winter. Hills and lakes from the edge of Buxton.Patty Hoskin10.2m / 1900ftRoute 13-02-14Pics 13-02-142014-02-13 Pic
06 FebWirksworth - Crich. A walk in the deep South featuring the Tram Museum, Sherwood Forresters Memorial and the Star MapChris Holt11.3m / 2185ftRoute 06-02-14Pics 06-02-142014-02-06 Pic
30 JanNew Mills - Marple. A walk along the Millenium walkway and the River Goyt to visit the Sangsters' new café to be. Back via the canal.Lesley Sangster10.7m / 1230ftRoute 30-01-14Pics 30-01-142014-01-30 Pic
23 JanRushup-Sparrowpit-Hurdlow. Most of the day was fine but heavy wind and rain at the start and end of the day persuaded us miss out on walking Rushup Edge.Sandy Bowes & Steph Finlay8.2m / 1340ftRoute 23-01-14Pics 23-01-142014-01-23 Pic
16 JanCombs - Dove Holes - Sparrowpit - Bowden Hall. A day when the weather held out for us but in one of the wettest winters in years we had more than our fair share of mud.Reg Radford11.2m / 1165ftRoute 16-01-14Pics 16-01-142014-01-16 Pic
09 JanJoe Brown's Numbers - part 2. Some great views, some mud and then the heavens opened in a howling gale on Combs Edge.Ann Clark11.3m / 2418ftRoute 09-01-14Pics 09-01-142014-01-09 Pic
02 JanParwich - Minninglow. First walk of the new year was a visit to a favourite landmark.John Estruch10.6m / 1405ftRoute 02-01-14Pics 02-01-142014-01-02 Pic