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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Footbridge at Bamford MillFootbridge at Bamford Mill


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.

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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.

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

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