Last updated 20.4.2018  

Date Walk starts at 10:30 on Tuesday 24 Apr 2018
Taddington, Cressbrook and Monsal Head
Walk Info
(long walk)
ZDR001:   A repeat of our traditional April walk to start the season. The first flowers of the season will be appearing and some hillsides will have a good covering of flowers. Spectacular scenery in Miller's and Monsal Dales. There is one steep descent - a walking pole might be useful.
Distance 14.3 km
Ascents About 475 m in total.
Leader
(long walk)
Gordon Murray..........[01 509 842 508] --and-- [07 746 000 746]
Walk Info
(short walk)
 ZDR001zt:   Out along the river and old railway, including tunnel. Return largely by similar route across river from tunnel. Includes a climb to the cafe at Monsal Head late in the walk.
Distance 09.4 km
Ascents Less than 320 m in total.
Leader
(short walk)
Start White Lodge Car Park at bottom of Taddington Dale. [Pay & display]
Grid Ref SK 170 706
Travel Google Maps time from Loughborough 73min for 57 miles
 
Follow A6 from Bakewell towards Buxton. Car Park is on left about 4 miles beyond Bakewell.
Map of start
 

 
Try clicking
on the signpost
to get a map.
Then zoom out
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route-plan map
 
There will be a link at the base of the map giving a "nearest postcode" for your Satnav.
Aerial map
of start
For Google satellite map of the start point, click here.
Extra Info Will stop at Monsal Head cafe late in the walk.
Click here for list of flowers, with blank column ready for today's flowers.
Toilets at start? Yes. (They are of an unusual composting type)