Route outline for walk s230:
Ilam - The Manifold Trail - Ilam Country Park - River Manifold - Rushley - Slade House - Throwley Moor - Lee House Farm - Manifold Valley - River Hamps - Saucefield Farm - Grindon - Weag's Bridge - Beeston Tor Farm - The Manifold Trail - Throwley Hall Farm - Rushley - Ilam Country Park - Ilam
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.
Known as the Cathedral of the Peak, Grindon Church contains two Saxon Stone Coffins.
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.
This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:
|OS Explorer Map OL24|
|1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)
|OS Landranger Map 119|
|1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)
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