6 walks near Castleton

PUBLISHED: 00:00 20 April 2018 | UPDATED: 14:56 03 August 2018

Castleton with a view of Mam Tor

Castleton with a view of Mam Tor

as submitted

A selection of walks close to one of the most popular walking spots in the UK.

Castleton by Pat TisdallCastleton by Pat Tisdall

Castleton Circular

0 miles from Castleton

While this walk describes Castleton at Christmas, the ascent to Cave Dale rewards you with distant views of a truly spectacular landscape all year round.

Click here to view the details of the Castleton Circular walk

Mam Tor by David HodgkissMam Tor by David Hodgkiss

Castleton and Mam Tor

0 miles from Castleton

The views across to Kinder to the north and down to Hope Valley to the south are well worth the climb up the Winnats Pass and the stepped path up from Mam Nick.

Click here to view the details of the Castleton and Mam Tor walk

Rushup Edge by Ashley CoxRushup Edge by Ashley Cox

Mam Tor and Rushup Edge

2.5 miles from Castleton

You will be rewarded with wonderful views across to the Kinder Plateau above Edale to the north and down south over the rolling hills and dales of the White Peak.

Click here to view the details of the Mam Tor and Rushup Edge walk

Hope Valley by Ian MoorcroftHope Valley by Ian Moorcroft

Hope and Win Hill

2.5 miles from Castleton

This walk in the Hope Valley takes you past fascinating properties ranging from modest cottages to majestic mansions. You will also pass through the remains of a Roman fort and follow the route taken long ago by legionnaires.

Click here to view the details of the Hope and Win Hill walk

Footbridge at Bamford MillFootbridge at Bamford Mill

Bamford

5 miles from Castleton

After exploring the back streets of Bamford, this walk follows mainly paths, tracks and quiet country roads, ascending gradually to heady heights for panoramic views.

Click here to view the details of the Bamford walk

Derwent Reservoir by Sean NolanDerwent Reservoir by Sean Nolan

Derwent Dam and Ladybower Reservoirs

9 miles from Castleton

Start off at the famous Derwent Dam before ascending to Lockerbrook Heights where you are rewarded with far-reaching views, finish off with a stroll along the water’s edge of Ladybower.

Click here to view the details of the Ladybower Reservoirs walk

 
Derbyshire and Peak District Walks
Facebook Group · 234 members
Join Group
A place for people who love walking in Derbyshire and the Peak District to share their walk routes, recommendations and photos
 

All the routes were correct at the time of publication, over time access to certain parts of the walk may be subject to change.

More from Out & About

Derbyshire Wildlife Trust works across six Living Landscapes with 46 nature reserves to ensure there is wildlife and wild places for everyone. Reserve officer Sam Willis tells us about one of his favourite places – Ladybower Wood Nature Reserve

Read more

A multi-million pound makeover attracts more leading brands to one of the UK’s biggest shopping destinations

Read more

The first ever National GetOutside Day takes place on Sunday 30 September with the aim of getting 1 million people active outdoors across the UK.

Read more

Derby’s QUAD arts centre has become an important part of the city’s identity over the last decade and it celebrates its impact on the cultural landscape at its 10th anniversary this September

Read more
Derby

Interesting architecture, characterful places to shop, drink and dine and a hub of arts, heritage and history are some of the reasons to plan a visit to the town.

Read more

Peter Seddon celebrates the county’s red telephone kiosks

Read more

Ad Feature: Students at Trent College celebrate another year of success

Friday, September 14, 2018

The overall pass rate for A-Levels this year was 99%

Read more

As the starting point of numerous routes, scenic Edale is one of the country’s iconic base camps for hill walkers

Read more

6 great walks near Glossop

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

The market town of Glossop is both the perfect gateway to explore the Peak District or the underrated walking routes that lie east of Manchester.

Read more
Glossop

His love of one of Derbyshire’s most distinctive landscape features has led Roland Keates on an investigative journey…

Read more

Inspired by a visit to Hardwick Hall, Mike Smith lingers in the area to find other treasures to explore

Read more
Hardwick

Hard work paid off for Georgie Rockingham and her horse ‘September Song’ at this year’s Chatsworth Horse Trials, as Ellie Fells discovers.

Read more

Young mammals in search of new territory, burying beetles and subtly-marked moths are just a few of the creatures to look out for this month

Read more

An update on the work being undertaken at Derby Station

Read more

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy


Subscribe or buy a mag today

Topics of Interest


Local Business Directory


Property Search