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6 great walks near Eyam

PUBLISHED: 08:28 13 August 2019 | UPDATED: 20:19 11 September 2019

The area surrounding Eyam by Joy Hales

The area surrounding Eyam by Joy Hales

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Most people who head to Eyam for a walk end up at the famous landmarks at Padley Gorge and Curbar Edge, but this small seletion of walks from our arcives show that there are plenty of alternatives.

View towards the distant Edges by Sally MoseleyView towards the distant Edges by Sally Moseley

Eyam and Stoney Middleton

0 miles from Eyam

This walk is a wander along old paths and tracks between two picturesque Peak District villages with interesting histories and a staunch community spirit that continues in the present day.

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Foolow in the Summer by Joy HalesFoolow in the Summer by Joy Hales



Eyam, Grindlow and Foolow

0 miles from Eyam

Set off from Eyam and head west to the village of Foolow, arguably one of the prettiest villages in the Peak District with its village pond and green.

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The route leading down Coombs Dale by Sally MoseleyThe route leading down Coombs Dale by Sally Moseley



Coombs Dale

0 miles from Eyam

This walk offers panoramic views over a counterpane of fields, open land and wooded dale where birds flit and wild flowers flourish. Walk through Eyam to discover its historic past. More up-to-date is a brief encounter with the busy main road and a little oasis of surviving Peak District industry.

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Tideswell Church by Sally MoseleyTideswell Church by Sally Moseley



Tideswell

5 miles from Eyam

Just along the A623 heading west from Eyam lies Tideswell, this walk around the village follows old paths and tracks as well as sections of the Limestone Way and Monsal Trail on a route that heads over the hills to weave around the Wye and dabble amongst a trio of Derbyshire Dales.

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The River Wye at Millers Dale by Sally MoseleyThe River Wye at Millers Dale by Sally Moseley



Millers Dale

7 miles from Eyam

Beginning with a riverside amble beside the Wye, this walk gently ascends to White Peak upland to enjoy far- reaching views over a truly magnificent landscape. After passing through a succession of fields and stiles, the route then zig-zags steeply down a section of the Pennine Bridleway to finish with a stretch of easy walking along part of the famous Monsal Trail.

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View from Curbar Gap by Sally MoseleyView from Curbar Gap by Sally Moseley



Baslow and Curbar

8 miles from Eyam

You can use Eyam as a starting point to visit the famous Curbar Edge, this particular route approaches it from the south, starting out from the village of Baslow, on the edge of the Chatsworth estate.

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