This short walk starts from Calton Lees car park
at the south end of Chatsworth Park, goes past the
house and up the hill behind, where you obtain an excellent view of the whole
setting, and returns via Beeley Edge (7km). If you
want to lengthen the walk or are interested in wildlife or archaeology then a
diversion over Beeley Moor is also described, which lengthens the walk to
A remarkably well balanced 75 mile route with gentle farmland at both
ends, a dramatic middle section amongst high crags,
and two generous chunks of classic Lakeland either side of that.
Start at Ulverston - Beacon Tarn, Coniston, Tarn Hows, Skelwith Bridge,
Elterwater, Great Langdale, Stakes Pass, Langstrath, Borrowdale, Keswick,
Skiddaw House, Caldbeck, Sebergham, Dalston - finish in Carlisle.
Details in "The Cumbria Way and the Allerdale Ramble" by Jim Watson (Cicerone
Just over 6 miles in length,
starts from the bank of the River Wye at the
bottom end of Monsal Dale and climbs steeply up to
Sheldon, a quiet little village high on the plateau above, before returning
to the valley. There are some good views and industrial archaeology in the
form of the many disused lead mines of the area.
Dovedale is one of the most famous areas of the Peak District
and this 9 mile walk makes a circuit around
the lower section of Dovedale, taking in all its most famous features as well
as giving some unexpected views of the dale and a return route which should
be considerably quieter than the main valley. The description starts from the
car park at the Ilam end, but the walk could equally well be done from
Alstonefield or Milldale. A shortened version is also possible from the Ilam
The route around Rydal Head is one of the best
known in the region.
Classic "short" horseshoe
near Ambleside. Rydal, Heron Pike, Great Rigg, Fairfield, Dove Crag, High
Pike and back to Ambleside.
Healey Dell Nature Trail
Between Rochdale and Whitworth.
Paths, trails and all-year-round wildlife
Irwell Sculpture Trail
The trail includes the work of over 50 artists
and forms part of an existing 30 mile long footpath.
Matlock Bath Walk
walk starts from the Pavilion building which houses the Lead
Mining Museum. Following the 5 mile route the paths
take you alongside Gulliver's Kingdom then the path climbs up through
trees to the entrance to the
Heights of Abraham. Following the route you will
ascend around the Heights towards Matlock and then High Tor returning to
Seven miles of footpaths around the moors of
Darwen in Lancashire.
One of three walks taking
in much of the Lakes.
long and stays entirely
within the bounds of the old Counties of Cumberland, Westmorland and the
Furness district of Lancashire. Arnside, Crosthwaite, Cartmel, Lowick,
Coniston, Boot to Ravensglass.
Win Hill and Lose Hill Walk
Win Hill and Lose Hill is a magnificent day out
and makes a fine walk of about 8.5 miles with
excellent views on good ground with few route-finding problems - though there
are some steep hills to climb.
The walk starts
from the centre of Hope village and takes you over
Win Hill and Lose Hill via Hope cross and Jaggers Clough.