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Dambusters Challenge Walk

32 km / 20 miles

A high level route around Howden, Derwent and Ladybower reservoirs, visiting Win Hill, Alport Castles, Back Tor and Dovestone Tor. There is opportunity for a less arduous 15-mile route.


Path Type
Anytime Challenges
Anytime Challenges; Very Challenging; Moorland
Start and Finish
SK203680 - Ladybower car park, Derbyshire
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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

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Ladybower Apartments  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
1 Km
Yorkshire Bridge Inn  (bookable online)
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Route Profile:

33.7 Km (20.9 miles)
1,200 m (3,937 ft) ascent
523 m (1,716 ft)  maximum height