This hugely contested area is home to over 70 ancient monuments. Follow the footsteps of our ancestors on this short two mile walk and explore the diverse ways in which the stone beneath us continues to shape the diverse landscapes on Stanton Moor.
Starting Point: South-west entrance to Stanton Moor (Ordnance Survey grid reference – SK242628)
Distance: 2 miles / 3.3 km
Allow: 1 hour 30 mins
Map: Explorer OL24 The Peak District – White Peak Area
Terrain: Two stiles will need to be crossed, but the route is generally flat and good under foot.
Nearest town: Birchover
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.
On this audiotrail you can visit the site of a roundhouse dating back 3000 years, and discover further evidence of Bronze and Iron Age settlements, including gritstone engraved with art, ring cairns and standing stones