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Derby RamLimestone Way

74 km / 46 miles

Derbys, Staffs
A route through the heart of the Derbyshire limestone dales, heading south from Castleton through Peak Forest, Millerís Dale, Flagg, Monyash, Youlgreave, Winster, Matlock, Bonsall, Ible, Parwich, Tissington, Thorpe, crossing the Dove to Marten Hill, Lower Ellastone and finishing in the Dove valley at Rocester.


Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Derby Ram Waymark: Derby Ram
Attributes: Moorland; River
SK150829 - Castleton, Derbys
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SK112392 - Rocester, Staffs
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Web Sites: Derbyshire Dales DC - Limestone Way
  Peak District & Derbyshire - Limestone Way

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Leaflet: Limestone Way (Derbyshire Dales District Council - 2007)
Paperback: Walking the Limestone Way (Scarthin Books - 1997)
Hardback: Walkers Britain (AA Publishing - 2011)
Leaflet: Limestone Way - Southern Section: Matlock to Rocester (Derbyshire Dales District Council)
Leaflet: Limestone Way - Northern Section: Castleton to Matlock (Derbyshire Dales District Council)
Badge: Badge for Limestone Way (Derbyshire Dales District Council)

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  Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2011.
  At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger: 110119128
OS Landranger Active: 110119128
OS Explorer: 124259
OS Explorer Active: 124259

Walking Support Providers:

Support Providers: Baggage Handling and Self-Guided Walks (Peak Tours)
Support Providers: Guided Walking Holidays (HF Holidays)
Support Providers: Self-Guided Walking Holidays (Contours Walking Holidays)

Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

B & B Accommodation: Swiss House B&B < 1 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Pindale Farm Outdoor Centre, Hope Valley, Derbys 2 Km
Bunk House: Dalehead Bunkhouse 3 Km
Camping Barn: Edale Camping Barn YHA, Cotefield Farm, Edale, Derbyshire 4 Km
Bunk House: The Stables Bunk Barn 4 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Edale YHA, Rowland Cote, Nether Booth, Edale, Derbyshire 4 Km
B & B Accommodation: Stonecroft Country Guest House 4 Km
Self-catering: Three Roofs Holiday Let < 1 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Castleton YHA, Castleton, Hope Valley, Derbyshire < 1 Km
Self-catering: The Dairy and Parlour Cottages 3 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Bushey Heath Farm Barns, Tideswell Moor, Tideswell, Buxton 2 Km
Bunk House: Foundry Adventure Centre 4 Km
Self-catering: Hargate Hall 2 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Ravenstor YHA, Millers Dale, Buxton,Derbyshire 1 Km
Self-catering: Longstone Holiday Cottages 5 Km
Camping Barn: Taddington Camping Barn YHA, Buxton, Derbyshire 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Space2 @ The Old Vicarage 4 Km
Self-catering: Swallow Barn 1 Km
Bunk House: Royal Oak Bunkbarn 2 Km
Camping Barn: Reckoning House, Bakewell, Derbys 1 Km
Self-catering: Lowfield Farm Cottages < 1 Km
Camping Barn: Middleton-by-Youlgreave Camping Barn YHA, Derbyshire < 1 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Youlgreave YHA, Youlgreave, nr Bakewell, Derbyshire < 1 Km
Self-catering: Bloomfield House (Apartment) 4 Km
Self-catering: Pudding Cottage 4 Km
B & B Accommodation: The Old Station House 5 Km
Self-catering: Eagle Cottage & Swallows Nest 1 Km
Camping Barn: Birchover Camping Barn YHA, Nr. Matlock, Derbyshire 2 Km
Bunk House: Barn Farm - Barns and Campsite, Birchover, Matlock 1 Km
Self-catering: My Country Houses - 5* Party Houses < 1 Km
Self-catering: Pillarbox Cottage 3 Km
B & B Accommodation: The Gables Bed & Breakfast 3 Km
B & B Accommodation: Glendon Guest House 3 Km
B & B Accommodation: Sheriff Lodge 3 Km
B & B Accommodation: Castle Green B&B 3 Km
B & B Accommodation: Pig of Lead 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Pear Tree Farm Creative Holidays 4 Km
Self-catering: Rose Cottage < 1 Km
Bunk House: Glenorchy Cente 4 Km
Self-catering: Weathericks and Bradstone 4 Km
Self-catering: Hoe Grange Holidays 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Thorpe Cottage Country Guest House < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Hillcrest House < 1 Km
Other: Beechenhill Farm 3 Km
Self-catering: Beechenhill Farm Cottages 3 Km
Bunk House: Ilam Park Bunkhouse 2 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Ilam YHA, Ilam Hall, Ilam, Ashbourne, Derbyshire 2 Km
Self-catering: Slade House Farm 4 Km
Self-catering: Greenside Cottages 5 Km
Camp Site: Common End Farm 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Orchard Dales Bed & Breakfast 4 Km
Self-catering: Church Farm Cottages 4 Km
Other: Manor House Farm 2 Km
Self-catering: Keepers Cottage 2 Km
Self-catering: Lavender Cottage 4 Km
Self-catering: Windy Arbour 3 Km
B & B Accommodation: Heywood Hall 1 Km

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Connected Paths:

Path Highlights: Limestone Way Highlights
Path Variants: Limestone Way - Matlock Spur
E Routes: E-Route 2 UK Section - Dover to Kirk Yetholm
National Trails (England & Wales): Pennine Bridleway National Trail
Paths Marked on OS mapping: High Peak Trail; Midshires Way; Monsal Trail; Staffordshire Way; Tissington Trail
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Other Paths: Derbyshire Portway; Great English Walk; High Peak 60; Inn the Peak District; Limestone Loop; London To Newhaven Crossing; Manifold Trail; Newhaven Crossing To Fort William; Staffordshire Cakes and Ale Trail; T'Owd Man's Walk; Tops of the North (Carlisle and Cheviot to Cat and Fiddle)
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Anytime Challenges: Dark Peak Boundary Walk; Derbyshire Dawdle; Dovedale Round; Happy Hiker Challenge Walk; Jennifer's Challenge Walk; Limestone Dale Walk; Limey Way; Moorlands and Mermaids; Peak District 'Cross Country' Walk; Peak District High Level Route; Peakland Way; Rivers Way; Royal Shrovetide Challenge Walks; Sherwood Foresters Memorial Walk; Staffordshire Moorlands Challenge Walk; White Peak Challenge Walk; White Peak Way
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Route Profile:

73.1 Km (45.4 miles)
1,722 m (5,650 ft) ascent
461 m (1,512 ft)  maximum height