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Peak District Boundary Walk

Peak District Boundary Walk Guidebook

Peak District Boundary Walk Guidebook

edited by: Andrew McCloy
To celebrate Britain's first and arguably most beautiful national park, supporters of Friends of the Peak District have devised a walking route around its entire boundary. Stretching from the moorland tops of the South Pennines to the gentle limestone scenery of the Derbyshire Dales, the route embraces the urban edges of Sheffield and Oldham, as well as Staffordshire's rugged moorland and the undulating slopes of Cheshire.

Starting at Buxton follow the route along existing footpaths, tracks, quiet lanes, former railway lines and a canal towpath. Enjoy some quiet and little known corners of the national park. The route can be walked in day stages or tackled in one continuous walking holiday. The text is broken down into ten stages, each beginning with start and finish grid references, distance and ascent, a summary of paths and terrain and what to look out for. There are plenty of attractive colour photographs throughout the book.

The book includes a detailed route description supported by stunning full colour Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 scale Explorer mapping with the route highlighted in green. There is also information about places of interest and local facilities. Separate features examine some of the key national park issues and how the Friends of the Peak District have campaigned for over 90 years to safeguard our most precious landscapes.

The book includes a route planner breaking the walk into twenty sections as follows:
Buxton to Peak Forest - 10.2 miles
Peak Forest to Hayfield - 9.7 miles
Hayfield to Old Glossop - 9 miles
Old Glossop to Greenfield - 9.8 miles
Greenfield to Marsden - 10.6 miles
Marsden to Holme - 8.5 miles
Holme to Langsett - 10.5 miles
Langsett to Low Bradfield - 10.5 miles
Low Bradfield to Ringinglow - 9 miles
Ringinglow to Millthorpe - 9.3 miles
Millthorpe to Beeley - 10.6 miles
Beeley to Winster - 6 miles
Winster to Roystone Grange - 10 miles
Roystone Grange to Thorpe - 7.7 miles
Thorpe to Waterfall - 8 miles
Waterfall to Tittesworth Reservoir - 11.4 miles
Tittesworth Reservoir to Wildboarclough - 10.1 miles
Wildboarclough to Bollington - 8.5 miles
Bollington to Whaley Bridge - 9.5 miles
Whaley Bridge to Buxton - 9.2 miles

ISBN 9781909461536 Pages 160 (2017 reprinted 2021) 130mm x 210mm

Price: 12.50