29 easy to follow walk route maps of all grades that include part of The Limestone Way

The Limestone Way is a 80km (50 miles) linear footpath connecting Castleton in Derbyshire, England with Rocester in Staffordshire, England. The Limestone Way is waymarked by a Derby ram.

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Twenty-nine easy-to-follow walk route maps of all grades that include part of The Limestone Way in Walk Grade Order

Scroll down the list of walks below & click on each walk title (in blue) to locate it on the map above.


See this list of walks, routes & maps in:

Grade Order | Length Order | Time Order | Walk Number or Start Location Order
NB. To reverse (toggle) this order, click Grade Order again


Walk 1 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d105 Over Haddon and Lathkill Dale from Monyash

Easy to follow paths

Vital Statistics:

Length:10.5ml (17km)
Ascent:1,880ft (573m)
Time:5.75hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 2 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d123 Mam Tor via Cavedale from Castleton

Limestone moorland with superb views

Vital Statistics:

Length:6ml (9.5km)
Ascent:1,887ft (575m)
Time:4 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 3 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d127 Lathkill Dale and Bradford Dale from Youlgreave

A delightful riverside stroll

Vital Statistics:

Length:4ml (6km)
Ascent:610ft (186m)
Time:2.25hrs
Grade:(Easy)


Walk 4 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d131 The Tissington Trail and Thorpe from Ashbourne

A dismantled railway & a riverside path

Vital Statistics:

Length:6.75ml (11km)
Ascent:876ft (267m)
Time:3½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 5 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d132 Gratton Dale and Winster from Elton

A pleasant stroll with one short steep climb

Vital Statistics:

Length:8.5ml (13.5km)
Ascent:978ft (298m)
Time:4 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 6 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d140 The Tissington Trail and Dove Dale from Ashbourne

A long but rewarding walk

Vital Statistics:

Length:12.25ml (19.5km)
Ascent:1,930ft (588m)
Time:6½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 7 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d151 Youlgreave, The Limestone Way and Lathkill Dale from Over Haddon

A classic Derbyshire Dales walk

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.75ml (12.5km)
Ascent:1,532ft (467m)
Time:4½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 8 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d152 Monyash, Youlgreave, Bradford Dale, Middleton-by-Youlgreave and Kenslow Knoll from Sparklow, Hurdlow

Long but lovely walk in the beautiful derbyshire dales

Vital Statistics:

Length:15ml (24km)
Ascent:1,831ft (558m)
Time:7.25hrs
Grade:(Hard)


Walk 9 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d157 The Limestone Way, Birchover and Anthony Hill from Elton

Some short but steep ascents & descents

Vital Statistics:

Length:5.5ml (9km)
Ascent:984ft (300m)
Time:3 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 10 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d158 Sparrowpit and Mam Tor from Castleton

Limestone moorland with superb views

Vital Statistics:

Length:11.5ml (18.5km)
Ascent:2,001ft (610m)
Time:6 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 11 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d166 Stanton Moor, Birchover and Youlgreave from Stanton in the Peak

Wild moorland walking

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.5ml (12km)
Ascent:1,335ft (407m)
Time:4.25hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 12 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d175 Alsop en le Dale and Parwich from Tissington

An easy walk in stunning Derbyshire

Vital Statistics:

Length:9ml (14.5km)
Ascent:1,453ft (446m)
Time:4.75hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 13 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d194 Elton and The Limestone Way from Youlgreave

Moorland & dales

Vital Statistics:

Length:6.5ml (10.5km)
Ascent:1,145ft (349m)
Time:3½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 14 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d196 Water-cum-Jolly Dale, Cressbrook Dale and Monks Dale from Miller's Dale

A walk through five different dales

Vital Statistics:

Length:9.75ml (15.5km)
Ascent:1,431ft (436m)
Time:5 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 15 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d204 Deep Dale, Taddington, Sough Top, The Limestone Way and Flagg from Monyash

Generally level walk through lovely scenery

Vital Statistics:

Length:9.75ml (15.5km)
Ascent:1,342ft (409m)
Time:5 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 16 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d209 Parwich and Fenny Bentley from Tissington

Gently rolling hills

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.25ml (12.5km)
Ascent:1,007ft (307m)
Time:4 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 17 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d259 Hurdlow, High Wheeldon, Crowdecote, Upper Dove Dale and Pilsbury Castle Hills from Monyash

The lovely Derbyshire Dales

Vital Statistics:

Length:10.25ml (16.5km)
Ascent:1,453ft (443m)
Time:5.25hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 18 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d295 Bradford Dale, Long Dale, Gratton Dale and Elton from Youlgreave

A quiet walk on moors and valleys

Vital Statistics:

Length:9.5ml (15km)
Ascent:1,696ft (517m)
Time:5.25hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 19 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d313 Winster, Youlgreave and Birchover from Darley Bridge

Superb walk full of variety

Vital Statistics:

Length:12.75ml (20.5km)
Ascent:1,956ft (596m)
Time:6.75hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 20 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d319 Youlgreave, Elton and The Limestone Way from Winster

Moorland & valleys

Vital Statistics:

Length:8.75ml (14km)
Ascent:1,342ft (409m)
Time:4½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 21 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk s187 Blore and Coldwall Bridge from Ilam

An easy stroll with one short steep climb

Vital Statistics:

Length:4.75ml (7.5km)
Ascent:754ft (230m)
Time:2½ hrs
Grade:(Easy)


Walk 22 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk s212 Blore, The River Dove and Mappleton from Swinscoe

Lovely Staffordshire dales

Vital Statistics:

Length:6ml (9.5km)
Ascent:918ft (280m)
Time:3.25hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 23 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d179 Monks Dale and The Limestone Way from Miller's Dale

The beautiful Derbyshire Dales

Vital Statistics:

Length:4ml (6.5km)
Ascent:942ft (287m)
Time:2½ hrs
Grade:(Easy)


Walk 24 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d138 Monks Dale, Miller's Dale and Tideswell Dale from Tideswell

The beautiful Derbyshire Dales

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.25ml (11.5km)
Ascent:1,411ft (430m)
Time:4 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 25 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d129 The High Peak Trail and The Limestone Way from Monyash

Beautiful Derbyshire

Vital Statistics:

Length:6mls (9.5km)
Ascent:565ft (172m)
Time:2.75hrs
Grade:(Easy)


Walk 26 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d110 Rainster Rocks and Harboro' Rocks from Brassington

A leisurely stroll with fine views

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.25mls (11.5km)
Ascent:1,080ft (329m)
Time:3.75hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 27 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d180 The Limestone Way and Anthony Hill from Elton

Superb 360 views from Anthony Hill

Vital Statistics:

Length:3.75mls (6km)
Ascent:660ft (200m)
Time:3 hrs
Grade:(Easy)


Walk 28 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d217 Blakelow Hill, Bonsall and Slaley from Winster

An easy walk onto high moorland

Vital Statistics:

Length:8.25mls (13km)
Ascent:1,358ft (414m)
Time:4½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 29 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d332 Clough Wood and Wensley from Winster

A nice variety of moorland and woodland

Vital Statistics:

Length:5.75mls (9km)
Ascent:1,217ft (371m)
Time:3.25hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


See this list of walks, routes & maps in:

Grade Order | Length Order | Time Order | Walk Number or Start Location Order
NB. To reverse (toggle) this order, click Grade Order again



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