165 easy-to-follow circular walks in Derbyshire

One hundred sixty-five easy-to-follow hand-crafted circular walks, routes & maps in Derbyshire of all grades in Walk Grade Order


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One hundred sixty-five easy-to-follow hand-crafted circular walks, routes & maps in Derbyshire of all grades 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 d290 Stanton Moor from Birchover

An easy walk onto high moorland

Vital Statistics:

Length:3.25ml (5.5km)
Ascent:367ft (112m)
Time:1½ hrs
Grade:(Easy)


Walk 2 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d116 Lady Clough from Birchin Clough

Delightful Derbyshire Dales

Vital Statistics:

Length:3.5ml (5.5km)
Ascent:705ft (215m)
Time:2 hrs
Grade:(Easy)


Walk 3 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d278 The River Wye and Haddon Park from Bakewell

A pleasant riverside walk

Vital Statistics:

Length:4.75ml (7.5km)
Ascent:230ft (70m)
Time:2 hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk d315 The High Peak Trail from Minninglow

A leisurely stroll

Vital Statistics:

Length:5ml (8km)
Ascent:433ft (132m)
Time:2 hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk d324 Tissington and Thorpe from Fenny Bentley

A short stroll on gently rolling hills

Vital Statistics:

Length:4ml (6.5km)
Ascent:508ft (155m)
Time:2 hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk d336 The Stockley Trail from Bolsover

Family walk with good views

Vital Statistics:

Length:4.75ml (7km)
Ascent:394ft (120m)
Time:2 hrs
Grade:(Easy)


Walk 7 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d181 Hob Hurst's House and Beeley Moor from Hell Bank Plantation, Beeley

Huge views - but no paths on the top

Vital Statistics:

Length:4mls (6.5km)
Ascent:400ft (122m)
Time:2 hrs
Grade:(Easy)


Walk 8 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d167 Chatsworth Park from Chatsworth House

The Chatsworth Park Highlights

Vital Statistics:

Length:3.5mls (5.5km)
Ascent:528ft (161m)
Time:2 hrs
Grade:(Easy)


Walk 9 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d328 Gratton Dale and Elton Common from Elton

A pleasant stroll with a short ascent

Vital Statistics:

Length:4.5ml (7km)
Ascent:551ft (168m)
Time:2.25hrs
Grade:(Easy)


Walk 10 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d229 Mam Tor from Edale

Superb views all around

Vital Statistics:

Length:3ml (5km)
Ascent:951ft (290m)
Time:2 hrs
Grade:(Easy)


Walk 11 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 12 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d177 Coombes Edge Rocks from Charlesworth

Short walk to great views

Vital Statistics:

Length:3.75ml (6km)
Ascent:820ft (250m)
Time:2.25hrs
Grade:(Easy)


Walk 13 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d190 Cressbrook Dale from Litton

A short two dale walk through lovely scenery

Vital Statistics:

Length:4ml (6.5km)
Ascent:638ft (194m)
Time:2.25hrs
Grade:(Easy)


Walk 14 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d122 Bleaklow Head (Bleaklow Hill) and Higher Shelf Stones from the Snake Pass

Good navigation skills essential

Vital Statistics:

Length:5.25ml (8.5km)
Ascent:630ft (192m)
Time:2½ hrs
Grade:(Easy)


Walk 15 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d148 Grinlow Tower (Solomon's Temple) and Stanley Moor from Buxton Country Park

A walk through a restored landscape

Vital Statistics:

Length:4.75ml (7.5km)
Ascent:689ft (210m)
Time:2½ hrs
Grade:(Easy)


Walk 16 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d247 White Edge Moor and Padley Gorge from Longshaw Country Park

Stunning scenery

Vital Statistics:

Length:4.5ml (7km)
Ascent:804ft (245m)
Time:2½ hrs
Grade:(Easy)


Walk 17 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d310 Dobb Edge and Chatsworth Park from Chatsworth House

Fine views over Chatsworth Park

Vital Statistics:

Length:5ml (8km)
Ascent:607ft (185m)
Time:2½ hrs
Grade:(Easy)


Walk 18 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d335 Longstone Edge from Great Longstone

Great views with just a little climbing

Vital Statistics:

Length:4.75ml (7.5km)
Ascent:791ft (241m)
Time:2½ hrs
Grade:(Easy)


Walk 19 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 20 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d112 Lantern Pike from Hayfield

A steady ascent to superb views

Vital Statistics:

Length:4.75ml (7.5km)
Ascent:899ft (274m)
Time:2.75hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk d161 Rhodeswood Reservoir from Crowden

Delightful water-side stroll

Vital Statistics:

Length:5.25ml (8.5km)
Ascent:823ft (251m)
Time:2.75hrs
Grade:(Easy)


Walk 22 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d210 White Brow and Kinder Reservoir from Hayfield

A short walk to open moorland

Vital Statistics:

Length:4.75ml (7.5km)
Ascent:843ft (257m)
Time:2.75hrs
Grade:(Easy)


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Walk d234 Litton, Cressbrook Dale and Wardlow Mires from Tideswell

A gentle stroll through lovely scenery

Vital Statistics:

Length:5.25ml (8.5km)
Ascent:709ft (216m)
Time:2.75hrs
Grade:(Easy)


Walk 24 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d317 Beeley and Beeley Plantation from Calton Lees

Lovely woodland walk

Vital Statistics:

Length:5.5ml (8.5km)
Ascent:847ft (258m)
Time:2.75hrs
Grade:(Easy)


Walk 25 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d113 The Monsal Trail, Water-cum-Jolly Dale and Miller's Dale from Miller's Dale Station

Simply stunning

Vital Statistics:

Length:6ml (9.5km)
Ascent:515ft (157m)
Time:2.75hrs
Grade:(Easy)


Walk 26 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d160 Upperdale, Water-cum-Jolly Dale and The Monsal Trail from Monsal Head

Simply stunning

Vital Statistics:

Length:6ml (9.5km)
Ascent:532ft (162m)
Time:2.75hrs
Grade:(Easy)


Walk 27 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 28 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d173 Chelmorton from Wye Dale

A delightfull walk down steep sided Derbyshire Dales.

Vital Statistics:

Length:5.25ml (8.5km)
Ascent:939ft (286m)
Time:3 hrs
Grade:(Easy)


Walk 29 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d211 Chatsworth Park from Baslow

A gentle ascent to stupendous scenery

Vital Statistics:

Length:6.5ml (10.5km)
Ascent:735ft (224m)
Time:3 hrs
Grade:(Easy)


Walk 30 Walking Bootprint Icon

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

A gentle ascent to a super view

Vital Statistics:

Length:5.5ml (8.5km)
Ascent:869ft (265m)
Time:3 hrs
Grade:(Easy)


Walk 31 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d297 Birchen Edge, Nelson's Monument and Wellington's Monument from Baslow

Fine views from two monuments to Nelson and Wellington

Vital Statistics:

Length:5.75ml (9km)
Ascent:890ft (271m)
Time:3 hrs
Grade:(Easy)


Walk 32 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 33 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk s226 Blore, Ilam, The River Manifold and The River Dove from Mappleton (aka Mapleton)

An easy walk with fine views

Vital Statistics:

Length:6.5ml (10.5km)
Ascent:745ft (227m)
Time:3.25hrs
Grade:(Easy)


Walk 34 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d327 Beresford Dale, Wolfscote Dale, Biggin Dale and Biggin from Hartington

A classic three dales walk

Vital Statistics:

Length:6.25ml (10km)
Ascent:1,224ft (373m)
Time:3½ hrs
Grade:(Easy)


Walk 35 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d134 Wolfscote Dale, Biggin Dale, Biggin and The Tissington Trail from Alsop-en-le-Dale Station

Superb derbyshire dales scenery

Vital Statistics:

Length:9.5ml (15.5km)
Ascent:705ft (215m)
Time:1.25hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 36 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 37 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d281 Higger Tor and Burbage Rocks from Longshaw Country Park

A pleasant stroll with superb views

Vital Statistics:

Length:5.5ml (8.5km)
Ascent:1,007ft (307m)
Time:3 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 38 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d288 Winhill Pike from Hope

Superb views with a relatively gently ascent

Vital Statistics:

Length:5.75ml (9km)
Ascent:971ft (296m)
Time:3 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 39 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d289 Mill Hill and The Knott (Hayfield) from Chunal Road (Glossop)

Rough open moorland

Vital Statistics:

Length:5ml (8km)
Ascent:1,162ft (354m)
Time:3 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk d136 Crook Hill (Ladybower) from Ladybower Reservoir

Superb views from a little climbed hill

Vital Statistics:

Length:4.75mls (7.5km)
Ascent:1,195ft (364m)
Time:3 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 41 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d142 Birchover and Stanton Moor from Winster

An easy walk onto high moorland

Vital Statistics:

Length:5.75ml (9km)
Ascent:1,046ft (319m)
Time:3.25hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 42 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d233 Alsop en le Dale from Tissington

Easy walking in lovely scenery

Vital Statistics:

Length:6.25ml (10km)
Ascent:941ft (287m)
Time:3.25hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 43 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)


Walk 44 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d124 Goyt's Moss from Burbage Church, Buxton

A shortish walk across desolate moor - fantastic!

Vital Statistics:

Length:6ml (9.5km)
Ascent:1,247ft (380m)
Time:3½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 45 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 46 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d133 Sir William Hill, Abney and Bretton from Eyam

Easy to follow paths

Vital Statistics:

Length:6.25ml (10km)
Ascent:1,246ft (380m)
Time:3½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 47 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 48 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d199 Stanton Moor from Rowsley

The ascent onto Stanton Moor is well worth it

Vital Statistics:

Length:6.5ml (10.5km)
Ascent:1,115ft (340m)
Time:3½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 49 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk d208 Deep Dale and the Wye Valley from Monsal Dale

A leisurely walk with one sharp ascent

Vital Statistics:

Length:6.5ml (10.5km)
Ascent:1,165ft (355m)
Time:3½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


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Walk d216 The Vale of Edale from Edale

Delightful valley walk

Vital Statistics:

Length:7ml (11km)
Ascent:1,044ft (318m)
Time:3½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


See this list of walks, routes & maps in:

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NB. To reverse (toggle) this order, click Grade Order again





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