This is a circular walk of up to eight miles in length starting from Chapel-en-le-Frith train station, taking in the village of Combs, Combs Valley and Combs Edge, returning via Castle Naze.
Starting Point: Chapel-en-le-Frith train station (Ordnance Survey grid reference – SK055795)
Distance: 8 miles / 12.8 km
Allow: 5 hours
Map: Explorer OL24 The Peak District – White Peak Area
Terrain: Stiles need to be crossed and the route consists of ascents and descents over a variety of conditions.
Nearest Town: Chapel-en-le-Frith
Travel Information: Train services to Chapel-en-le-Frith Railway Station are from Manchester and Buxton and depart to these locations most days. If travelling by car there is parking at the station.
On this 8 mile walk in a quieter part of the National Park, you’ll enjoy moorland flora and fauna. Starting from the Cat and Fiddle pub on the A537 Buxton to Macclesfield Road you will venture through Macclesfield Forest and conquer Cheshire's ‘Matterhorn,’ Shutlingsloe