Walks, Routes and Maps on The Derwent Valley Heritage Way
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The Derwent Valley Heritage Way is a 82km (51 miles) linear footpath connecting Ladybower Reservoir in Derbyshire, with Derwent Mouth, Shardlow in Derbyshire, England.

The Derwent Valley Heritage Way is waymarked by named discs with a yellow arrow.


Walk d167 Chatsworth Park from Chatsworth House

The Chatsworth Park Highlights

Route Summary: - Chatsworth House, Stand Wood Ornamental Waterfall, Chatsworth Elizabethan Hunting Tower, Chatsworth Park, The Cannon Kissing Gate, Baslow, The Derwent Valley Heritage Way, Chatsworth House.

Length: 5.5km (3½ miles) | Ascent: 161m (528ft) | Allow at least: 2hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Easy


Walk d310 Dobb Edge and Chatsworth Park from Chatsworth House

Fine views over Chatsworth Park

Route Summary: - Chatsworth House, Stand Wood Ornamental Waterfall, Chatsworth Elizabethan Hunting Tower, Dobb Edge, Robin Hood (Baslow), Birchen Edge Car Park, Jumble Coppice, Jubilee Rock, Chatsworth Park, The Cannon Kissing Gate, Baslow, The Derwent Valley Heritage Way, Chatsworth House.

Length: 8km (5 miles) | Ascent: 185m (607ft) | Allow at least: 2½hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Easy


Walk d287 Wellington's Monument, Baslow Edge, Curbar and The Derwent Valley from Baslow

A gentle ascent to a super view

Route Summary: - Baslow, Over End, Wellington's Monument, Eagle Stone, Eaglestone Flat, Baslow Edge, Curbar, Calver, The Derwent Valley Heritage Way, River Derwent, Bridge End, Baslow.

Length: 8.5km (5½ miles) | Ascent: 265m (869ft) | Allow at least: 3hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Easy


Walk d211 Chatsworth Park from Baslow

A gentle ascent to stupendous scenery

Route Summary: - Baslow, The Cannon Kissing Gate, Chatsworth Park, Stand Wood, Elizabethan Hunting Tower, Emporer Lake, Swidd Lake, Rabbit Warren, Beeley Hilltop Farm, Beeley Lodge, Calton Lees, Chatsworth Park, The Derwent Valley Heritage Way, Queen Mary�s Tower, Chatsworth House, Chatsworth Park, Baslow.

Length: 10.5km (6½ miles) | Ascent: 224m (735ft) | Allow at least: 3hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Easy


Walk d139 Froggatt Edge, Curbar Edge, The Derwent Valley and Grindleford from Hay Wood, Longshaw

A fine edge, followed by a fine valley walk

Route Summary: - Hay Wood, Longshaw, Froggatt Edge, Curbar Edge, Curbar, The Derwent Valley Heritage Way, The River Derwent, Stocking Farm, The Goit, New Bridge, Stoke Brook, Froggatt Bridge, Derwent Farm, Horse Hay Coppice, Grindleford, Grindleford Church, Hay Wood.

Length: 11km (6¾ miles) | Ascent: 342m (1122ft) | Allow at least: 3¾hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


Walk d307 Curbar, The River Derwent, Froggatt, Curbar Edge and Baslow Edge from Baslow

A superb edge walk with one steep ascent

Route Summary: - Baslow, Baslow Nether End, Baslow Over End, Gorse Bank Farm, Grislow Field Farm, Lane Farm, Curbar, The Derwent Valley Heritage Way, The River Derwent, Stocking Farm, The Goit, New Bridge, Stoke Brook, Froggatt Bridge, Froggatt, Curbar Edge, Curbar Gap, Baslow Edge, Eagle Stone, Wellington's Monument, Baslow.

Length: 12km (7½ miles) | Ascent: 383m (1257ft) | Allow at least: 4hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


Walk d159 Edensor, Calton Pastures and Lees Moor Wood from Calton Lees

Varied scenery

Route Summary: - Calton Lees, Lees Wood, Calton Plantation, New Piece Wood, Maud's Plantations, Edensor, Edensor Forest Nursery, Ballcross Farm, Moatless Plantation, Calton Pastures, Manners Wood, Lees Moor Wood, Bouns Corner, Rowsley, The Derwent Valley Heritage Way, River Derwent, Bank Wood, Calton Lees.

Length: 14km (8¾ miles) | Ascent: 431m (1414ft) | Allow at least: 4¾hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


Walk d253 Edensor, Chatsworth Park and Rowsley from Bakewell

Moorland & valley and delightful Chatsworth Park

Route Summary: - Bakewell, Castle Hill, Ballcross Farm, Edensor, River Derwent, Queen Mary's Bower, The Derwent Valley Heritage Way, Chatsworth Park, Calton Lees, Bank Wood, Rowsley, Bouns Corner, Aaron Hole Plantation, Shadyside Plantation, Haddon Park, River Wye, Wye Valley, Bakewell.

Length: 15km (9½ miles) | Ascent: 388m (1273ft) | Allow at least: 4¾hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


Walk d120 Froggatt Edge from Baslow

A fine edge walk

Route Summary: - Baslow, Baslow Nether End, Baslow Over End, Gorse Bank Farm, Grislow Field Farm, Lane Farm, Curbar, The Derwent Valley Heritage Way, The River Derwent, Stocking Farm, The Goit, New Bridge, Stoke Brook, Froggatt Bridge, Derwent Farm, Horse Hay Coppice, Grindleford, Grindleford Church, Hay Wood, Longshaw, Froggatt Edge, Curbar Edge, Curbar Gap, Baslow Edge, Eagle Stone, Wellington's Monument, Baslow.

Length: 16km (10 miles) | Ascent: 460m (1509ft) | Allow at least: 5¼hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


Walk d169 Eyam, Sir William Hill, Stoke Ford, The River Derwent, Grindleford and Froggatt from Stoney Middleton

High level views followed by a river side stroll

Route Summary: - Stoney Middleton, The Cliff, Eyam, Sir William Hill, Eyam Moor, Bole Hill, Bretton Brook, Stoke Ford, Mill Wood, Brook Wood, Highlow Brook, Hazleford, Hazleford Hall, Leadmill, Leadmill Bridge, River Derwent, The Derwent Valley Heritage Way, Coppice Wood, Burbage Brook, Grindleford, Horse Hay Coppice, Derwent Farm, Froggatt Bridge, Knouchley Farm, Stoney Middleton.

Length: 15.5km (9¾ miles) | Ascent: 632m (2074ft) | Allow at least: 6hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


Walk d189 White Edge (Big Moor) and Curbar Edge from Grindleford Station

Fine Edge walk with great views

Route Summary: - Grindleford Station, Oaks Wood, Nether Padley, White Edge Moor, Hurkling Stone, White Edge, White Edge (Big Moor), White Edge (Big Moor) (South East Top), Curbar Gap, Baslow Edge, Eaglestone Flat, Eagle Stone, Wellington's Monument, Over End, Baslow, The Derwent Valley Heritage Way, Bridge End, River Derwent, Bubnell, Townend Wood, St Mary's Wood, Curbar, Stocking Farm, New Bridge, Froggatt Bridge, Derwent Farm, Horse Hay Coppice, Grindleford, Grindleford Station.

Length: 17km (10¾ miles) | Ascent: 455m (1493ft) | Allow at least: 5½hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate





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