5 of the best August walks in the Peak District

PUBLISHED: 16:39 03 August 2020

View from Houndkirk Moor by Sally Mosley

View from Houndkirk Moor by Sally Mosley

Sally Mosley

We looked through our archives to see what we recommended to you in previous years during August. NOTE: Safeguarding against the coronavirus is likley to be a part of everyday life for the forseeable future. We advise that two metres social distancing and checking the latest guidelines are the best course of action.

Busy track over Houndkirk Moor by Sally MosleyBusy track over Houndkirk Moor by Sally Mosley

Houndkirk Moor

August 2019 issue

This walk actually sets off from Sheffield’s leafy suburbs before dipping into the village of Dore and on to a corner of the Peak District for a hike over high, heather-clad moors.

Click here to view the details of the Houndkirk Moor walk

St Nicholas' Church, High Bradfield by Sally MosleySt Nicholas' Church, High Bradfield by Sally Mosley

Agden Reservoir

August 2018 issue

Another walk originating in South Yorkshire, this time from the village of Low Bradfield that lies within the edge of the Peak District.

Click here to view the details of the Agden Reservoir walk

Melbourne Pool by Sally MosleyMelbourne Pool by Sally Mosley

Melbourne

August 2017 issue

We head to the southern end of the county to Melbourne for a walk that crosses over the border into Leicestershire and takes in a section of the Cloud Trail.

Click here to view the details of the Melbourne walk

Chesterfield Canal by Sally MosleyChesterfield Canal by Sally Mosley

Chesterfield Canal

August 2016 issue

You don’t always need to head to the Peak District to experience the countryside in the county as this walk around Chesterfield and its suburbs illustrates.

Click here to view the details of the Chesterfield Canal walk

View from Curbar Gap by Sally MosleyView from Curbar Gap by Sally Mosley

Baslow

August 2015 issue

A classic Peak District walk, heading up to the hills from Baslow to see clouds casting shadows over Chatsworth, and the sun glinting on the Derwent as it snakes past.

Click here to view the details of the Baslow 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. We advise you acquire a recent OS map of the area you plan to visit and assure there are no major changes.

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