Short walks in the Peak District

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Cats TorAdobe PDF icon

Visit the easy summit of Cats Tor, for extensive views over the Cheshire Plain.
(1 mile)

Chee DaleAdobe PDF icon UPDATED! 7 June, 2016

Discover this exquisite river gorge on the Wye, hidden away just 3 miles from Buxton.
(4 miles)

Fernilee ReservoirAdobe PDF icon UPDATED! 7 June, 2016

Walk all the way round this attractive wooded reservoir in the Goyt Valley.
(3 miles)

Shining TorAdobe PDF icon UPDATED! 7 June, 2016

Admire the view from the highest point in Cheshire—see if you can spot Snowdon.
(3 miles)

Three Shires HeadAdobe PDF icon

Visit the beautiful waterfalls at the point where Cheshire, Staffordshire and Derbyshire meet.
(4.5 miles)

Wildmoorstone ValleyAdobe PDF icon UPDATED! 7 June, 2016

Enjoy splendid views from the old Cromford & High Peak Railway.
(2 miles)


Burbage Edge (coming soon)

Visit the triangulation pillar on 500 metre-high Burbage Edge, to the west of Buxton.

Corbar Hill (coming soon)

Visit the cross on Corbar hill, and take in extensive views of Buxton while you're there.

Lud's Church (coming soon)

Search out this remote and mysterious chasm, hidden away in woodland near Gradbach.

Mam Tor (coming soon)

Stand atop one of the Peak District's most famous hills—Mam Tor: The Shivering Mountain.

Shutlingsloe (coming soon)

Climb the 'Cheshire Matterhorn', a shapely peak above Macclesfield Forest.

The Roaches (coming soon)

Explore wind-carved gritstone rocks, home to Buzzards and Peregrine Falcons.