Arguably the Peak District's most famous landmark.
This is a moderate grade walk that boasts awesome panoramic views from just about anywhere on the exposed plateau – weather permitting!
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Starting Point: Bowden Bridge car park (Ordnance Survey grid reference – SK048869)
Distance: 9 miles / 14.5 km
Allow: 6 hours
Map: Explorer OL1 The Peak District – Dark Peak Area
Terrain: A mixture of tracks, rough moorland paths and open moor with some steep ascents and descents.
Nearest Town: Hayfield
Travel info: The 172 bus service operated by Hulleys provides a service from Matlock and Bakewell.The nearest car park is illustrated on the map a few hundred metres south of the start point.
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