Walk s226 Blore, Ilam, The River Manifold and The River Dove from Mappleton (aka Mapleton)
An easy walk with fine views
Route outline for walk s226:
Mappleton (aka Mapleton) - Okeover Bridge - Okeover Hall - Okeover Park - Cowclose Wood - Martin Hill Farm - Woodhouses Farm - Blore - Blore Pastures - Ilam - River Manifold - The Manifold Trail - Fishpond Wood - River Dove - Coldwall Bridge - Big Peg's Wood - Little Peg's Wood - Littlepark Farm - Okeover Bridge - Mappleton (aka Mapleton)
Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:
For much of the year the River Manifold appears dry. In fact it runs underground from Wettonmill to Ilam taking 22 hours to cover the 4 miles.
National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:
Part of this walk follows a section of The Manifold Trail, a 37km (23 miles) linear footpath connecting Manifold Head, near Flash in Staffordshire, with Dovedale Car Park, near Ilam in Derbyshire, England. The Manifold Trail is waymarked by named posts. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Manifold Trail.
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