Walks, Routes and Maps on The Longdendale Trail
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The Longdendale Trail is a 11km (7 miles) linear footpath connecting Hadfield in Derbyshire, England with Salter's Brook in Derbyshire, England.

The Longdendale Trail is waymarked by named discs.


Walk sy112 South Nab from Winscar Reservoir, Dunford Bridge

Wild walk to huge 360� views

Route Summary: - Winscar Reservoir, Dunford Bridge, The Barnsley Boundary Walk, Little Moor, The Trans Pennine Trail, The Longdendale Trail, Windle Edge, Upper Windleden Reservoir, Fiddlers Green, South Nab, Lady Cross, Salter's Brook Moss, Gallows Moss, Carr Top, Woodhead Railway Tunnel Air Shaft, Upper Grip Hill, Lower Grip Hill, Winscar Reservoir, Dunford Bridge.

Length: 8.5km (5¼ miles) | Ascent: 249m (817ft) | Allow at least: 2¾hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Easy


Walk d161 Rhodeswood Reservoir from Crowden

Delightful water-side stroll

Route Summary: - Crowden, The Pennine Way, Torside Reservoir, Rhodeswood Reservoir, The Longdendale Trail, The Pennine Way, Torside Reservoir, Crowden.

Length: 8.5km (5¼ miles) | Ascent: 251m (823ft) | Allow at least: 2¾hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Easy


Walk d174 Millstone Rocks and Lad's Leap from Crowden

Two edges and two dams

Route Summary: - Crowden, The Pennine Way, Highstone Rocks, Lad's Leap, Millstone Rocks (Lad's Leap), Rhodeswood Reservoir, The Longdendale Trail, The Pennine Way, Torside Reservoir, Crowden.

Length: 11km (7 miles) | Ascent: 491m (1610ft) | Allow at least: 4¼hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


Walk sy134 Dead Edge End from Winscar Reservoir, Dunford Bridge

Wild walk to excellent 360� views

Route Summary: - Winscar Reservoir, Dunford Bridge, The Barnsley Boundary Walk, Little Moor, The Trans Pennine Trail, The Longdendale Trail, Windle Edge, Bagshaw Ridge, Gallows Moss, Salter's Brook Moss, Long Side (Woodhead), Hawthorn Clough, Woodhead Railway Tunnel Air Shaft, Upper Head Dike, Dead Edge End, Upper Dead Edge, Grains Moss, Little Grains Clough, Winscar Reservoir, Dunford Bridge.

Length: 11.5km (7¼ miles) | Ascent: 273m (896ft) | Allow at least: 3¾hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


Walk d266 Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill) from Woodhead Tunnel

Superb gorge walk & high remote moorland

Route Summary: - Woodhead Tunnel, Middle Black Clough, Bleaklow Stones (Bleaklow Hill), Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill), The Wain Stones (or Kissing Stones), The Pennine Way, Clough Edge, The Longdendale Trail, Crowden, Woodhead Reservoir, Woodhead Tunnel.

Length: 17km (10½ miles) | Ascent: 602m (1975ft) | Allow at least: 5¾hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


Walk sy125 Dead Edge End, Britland Edge Hill and Snailsden from Winscar Reservoir, Dunford Bridge

Wild walk to excellent 360� views

Route Summary: - Winscar Reservoir, Dunford Bridge, The Barnsley Boundary Walk, Little Moor, The Trans Pennine Trail, The Longdendale Trail, Windle Edge, Bagshaw Ridge, Gallows Moss, Salter's Brook Moss, Long Side, Hawthorn Clough, Woodhead Railway Tunnel Air Shaft, Upper Head Dike, Dead Edge End, Upper Dead Edge, Grains Moss, Withins Edge, Britland Edge Hill, Bleakmires Moss, Twizle Head Moss, Lad Clough Knoll, Ramsden Clough, Snailsden, Upper Snailsden Moss, Harden Clugh, Harden Reservoir, Winscar Reservoir, Dunford Bridge.

Length: 19km (12 miles) | Ascent: 416m (1365ft) | Allow at least: 5¾hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


Walk d213 Black Chew Head (Laddow Rocks) and The Longdenden Trail from Hadfield

Fine views on isolated moorland

Route Summary: - Hadfield, The Longdenden Trail, Tintwistle, Arnfield Gamekeepers Cottage, Arnfield Brook, Arnfield Farm, Tintwistle Low Moor, Ogden Brook, Arnfield Moor, Arnfield Flats, Ormes Moor, Wilderness, Windgate Edge, Blindstones Moor, Featherbed Moss (Chew Reservoir), Laddow Moss, Black Chew Head (Laddow Rocks), The Pennine Way, Oakenclough Brook, Rakes Rocks, Highstone Rocks, Torside Reservoir, Rhodeswood Reservoir, The Longdendale Trail, Hadfield.

Length: 20km (12½ miles) | Ascent: 653m (2143ft) | Allow at least: 6¾hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


Walk d164 Barrow Stones, Grinah Stones, Bleaklow Stones and Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill) from Woodhead

High remote moorland - glorious

Route Summary: - Woodhead Tunnel, Far Black Clough, Swains Head, Swains Greave, Barrow Stones, Grinah Stones, Bleaklow Stones (Bleaklow Hill), Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill), The Wain Stones (or Kissing Stones), The Pennine Way, Joseph Patch, John Track Well, Torside Clough, Peaknaze Moor, Reaps Farm, The Longdendale Trail, Torside Reservoir, Woodhead Reservoir, Woodhead Tunnel.

Length: 21km (13¼ miles) | Ascent: 634m (2081ft) | Allow at least: 7hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard



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