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High Peak Trail

29 km / 18 miles

Derbys
The High Peak Trail, 17.5 miles long, is coincident with parts of the Pennine Bridleway National Trail and the Midshires Way and follows the former Cromford and High Peak Railway starting at Cromford and finishing at Dowlow, south of Buxton.

One of several former railway lines, collectively the White Peak Trails, providing useful links with many other routes through the White Peak area and which are open for use by walkers and cyclists. They are the High Peak Trail (18 miles) Cromford - Dowlow; Tissington Trail (13 miles) Ashbourne - Parsley Hay, where it connects with the High Peak Trail; Monsal Trail (9 miles) Wye Dale - Coombs Viaduct, Bakewell; Manifold Trail (8 miles) Hulme End - Waterhouses.


Details:

Path Type
Paths Marked on OS mapping
Attributes
Easy; Former Railway
Start
SK313559 - High Peak Junction, Cromford, Derbys
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Finish
SK110673 - Dowlow, Buxton, Derbys
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Booklet
Walking the High Peak Trail (John Merrill Foundation - 2006)
Paperback
John Merrill Challenge Walk Reference Book (John Merrill Foundation - 2013)
Leaflet - External PDF
High Peak & Tissington Trails (Peak District National Park - 2014)
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Leaflet - External PDF
White Peak Trails and Cycle Routes (Peak District National Park - 2015)
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Pear Tree Farm Holidays  (bookable online)
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The Gables Bed & Breakfast  (bookable online)
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Glendon Guest House  (bookable online)
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Castle Green B&B  (bookable online)
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Sheriff Lodge  (bookable online)
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Pillarbox Cottage  (bookable online)
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Pig of Lead  (bookable online)
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Weathericks and Bradstone  (bookable online)
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Hoe Grange Holidays  (bookable online)
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The Charles Cotton Hotel  (bookable online)
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Swallow Barn  (bookable online)
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Stoop Farm Bed & Breakfast  (bookable online)
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Space2 @ The Old Vicarage  (bookable online)
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Route Profile:

28.0 Km (17.4 miles)
526 m (1,726 ft) ascent
381 m (1,250 ft)  maximum height