On this trail you will discover how our industrial history turned Bleaklow and its surrounding moorlands into a lunar landscape devoid of vegetation – along with what Moors for the Future are doing about it.
Starting Point: Bleaklow Summit (Ordnance Survey grid reference – SK088929)
Distance: 10km/6 miles
Allow: 3 hour 30 mins
Map: Explorer OL1 The Peak District – Dark Peak Area
Terrain: Generally level, but localised, uneven moorland terrain underfoot.
Nearest Town: Glossop
This is a tale of how the moorlands around Bleaklow now provide fresh water to the millions of people who live in the shadow of this mighty peak - thanks to some pretty amazing conservation work