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Centenary Way (Derbyshire)


40 km / 25 miles
An east to west walk devised by the Derbyshire Footpaths Preservation Society to commemorate their centenary, connecting Ilkeston with Ashbourne and visiting the lesser known but attractive villages of West Hallam, Duffield, Weston Underwood, Brailsford, Ednaston, Shirley and Osmaston. The Way links with the Bonnie Prince Charlie Walk near Ashbourne.

Derbyshire Footpaths Preservation Society has disbanded and its book on Centenary Way (Derbyshire) is no longer available, but the path line is still shown on OS maps and a GPX file is available below.


Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Named signs
Attributes: Average Gradients
Start: SK460418 - Ilkeston, Derbyshire View on StreetMap
Finish: SK180470 - Ashbourne, Derbyshire View on StreetMap


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger 119, 128, 129
OS Landranger Active 119, 128, 129
OS Explorer 259, 260
OS Explorer Active 259, 260

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Route Profile:

39.8 km (24.7 miles)
664 m (2,178 ft) ascent
180 m (591 ft)  maximum height

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