6 great walks near the River Wye

PUBLISHED: 09:03 21 January 2020 | UPDATED: 11:13 21 January 2020

The River Wye at Millers Dale by Sally Mosley

The River Wye at Millers Dale by Sally Mosley

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The fifteen mile River Wye runs from Buxton in an easterly direction where it meets the Derwent on the edge of the Peak District. This selection of walks take in a section of the river along the way.

Coalpit Bridge by Sally MosleyCoalpit Bridge by Sally Mosley

Bakewell

The River Wye runs through the centre of Bakewell, this walk takes in all the sights surrounding this popular Peak District location.

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Water-cum-Jolly Dale by Sally MosleyWater-cum-Jolly Dale by Sally Mosley

Monsal Head

Follow the route of the River Wye on the north bank from Litton Mill down to Monsal Head and back again, taking the Monsal Trail.

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By the River Wye by Sally MosleyBy the River Wye by Sally Mosley

Miller's Dale

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.

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Bridge over the River Wye by Sally MosleyBridge over the River Wye by Sally Mosley

Tideswell

This walk 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.

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Sheepwash Bridge by Sally MosleySheepwash Bridge by Sally Mosley

Ashford-in-the-Water

We see the River Wye at the start of this walk at Ashford-in-the-Water, then meet it again further north near Monsal Head before heading home again.

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Pavillion Gardens, Buxton by Bradly Titto KurianPavillion Gardens, Buxton by Bradly Titto Kurian

Buxton

The River Wye is an important feature of the spa town, and this walk is never too far away from a section of the waterway.

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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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