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6 walks near Hathersage

PUBLISHED: 00:00 23 May 2018 | UPDATED: 16:18 14 August 2018

Village in the Hills, Hathersage by Simon Bull

Village in the Hills, Hathersage by Simon Bull


For may people, Hathersage is the gateway to the Peak District. This selection of walks are all within a five mile radius of the popular village which is just ten miles south of Sheffield.

Looking over Hathersage towards Stanage EdgeLooking over Hathersage towards Stanage Edge

Hathersage Circular

0 miles from Hathersage

From Robin Hood’s Stoop to Little John’s grave, an adventure-packed walk that ascends high above Hathersage for far-reaching views, passing a wealth of country houses along the way

Click here for the details of the Hazleford and Offerton walk


Looking towards Bamford edge from Main RoadLooking towards Bamford edge from Main Road


0 miles from Hathersage

A walk from Hathersage to and back again that takes in the part of the Heritage Way, the Derwent river, Shatton, Bamford and Hurst Clough.

Click here for the details of the Hathersage walk


Bamford Edge by Ian MoorcroftBamford Edge by Ian Moorcroft


2 miles from Hathersage

Explore the back streets of Bamford and head onto Bole Hill where you can experience wonderful views of the distant peaks of the Upper Derwent Valley, dominated by Win Hill.

Click here for the details of the Bamford walk


Sunrise from Higger Tor by Simon BullSunrise from Higger Tor by Simon Bull

Higger Tor

3 miles from Hathersage

Setting off through the open woodland of the Longshaw Estate, this walk passes by the Burbage Rocks and on to the iconic rocks of Higger Tor.

Click here for the details of the Higger Tor walk


Sunrise on Carl Wark by Chris CharlesworthSunrise on Carl Wark by Chris Charlesworth

Carl Wark

3 miles from Hathersage

This takes you along moorland tracks and through woodland and passes by rocky landmarks such as the Toad’s Mouth and Carl Wark.

Click here for the details of the Carl Wark walk


View from Padley Gorge by Malcolm PitcherView from Padley Gorge by Malcolm Pitcher

Padley Gorge and Grindleford

5 miles from Hathersage

This walk delves into the past on old paths and tracks, descends ancient woodland to discover the remains of a historic manor and ascends gradually back to the breathtaking heights of Surprise View.

Click here for the details of the Padley Gorge walk

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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