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Derbyshire Dawdle


31 km / 19 miles
An 19 mile circuit around Matlock with an immense variety of countryside with deep valleys, canals, river and open spaces. Something different around every corner, absorbing views, charming villages, genuine industrial heritage and a host of interesting features with regular sighting of the iconic local monument Riber Castle.


Path Type: Anytime Challenges
Attributes: Anytime Challenges
Very Challenging
Industrial History
Start and Finish: SK340552 - Layby on B5035, between Crich and Holloway, Derbyshire View on StreetMap

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Route Description - PDF Derbyshire Dawdle  (Bob Garlick  - 2008 ) Download File


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
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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:
OS Landranger 119
OS Landranger Active 119
OS Explorer 24, 269
OS Explorer Active 24, 269

Accommodation within 5 km of this Path:

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Bunk House
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22 km

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Route Profile:

30.8 km (19.1 miles)
1,237 m (4,058 ft) ascent
336 m (1,102 ft)  maximum height

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