6 great walks near the River Wye
PUBLISHED: 09:03 21 January 2020 | UPDATED: 11:39 25 April 2020
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.
The River Wye runs through the centre of Bakewell, this walk takes in all the sights surrounding this popular Peak District location.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.