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Purple disc with name in yellowDerwent Valley Heritage Way

Derbyshire

82 km / 51 miles
A route that explores the beauty and heritage of Derbyshire’s River Derwent. It starts at Heatherdene on the banks of Ladybower Reservoir and follows the River Derwent through the Peak District National Park via Chatsworth and the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site until the Derwent joins the River Trent near Shardlow. En route Matlock, Belper and Derby are traversed keeping close to the river.

The Derwent Valley Charitable Trust was set up in 1996 to promote the valley in a sustainable way and to develop a 'National Heritage Corridor'. In 2001, the Derwent Valley between Matlock Bath and Derby was granted World Heritage Site status due to its importance as the birthplace of the water powered factory system for textile manufacture - a milestone in the industrial revolution. The most effective way of taking in the area’s natural beauty and rich heritage is by walking, so Derbyshire Countryside Ranger, Rick Jillings, has devised Derbyshire’s first official long distance path. The Duke of Devonshire opened the walk at Chatsworth House in 2003.


Details:

Waymark: Purple disc with name in yellow
Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Purple disc with name in yellow
Attributes: Average Gradients
Lake/Reservoir/Loch
River
Urban
World Heritage Site
Heritage
Start: SK202858 - Ladybower Reservoir, Heatherdene, Derbyshire View on StreetMap
Finish: SK458308 - Derwent Mouth, nr Shardlow, Derbyshire View on StreetMap
Open Date: 2003
Web Sites: Derwent Valley Heritage Way - The Route Derwent Valley Mills

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Paperback Derwent Valley Heritage Way  (David Selkirk  - 2015 2nd edition )

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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger 110, 119, 128, 129
OS Landranger Active 110, 119, 128, 129
OS Explorer 1, 24, 259, 260, 269
OS Explorer Active 1, 24, 259, 260, 269
Other Paper Maps:
ZigZag 16 Stripmap
ZigZag 16 Stripmap

Walking Support Providers:

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Walking, Hiking and Cycling Holidays (Brigantes Accommodation & Baggage Courier Service)
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Self-Guided Walking Holidays (Contours Walking Holidays)

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Yorkshire Bridge Inn  (bookable online)
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Swiss House B&B  (bookable online)
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Bubnell Cliff Farm  (bookable online)
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Pudding Cottage  (bookable online)
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Peak Cottage  (bookable online)
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Meadow Croft-Bakewell  (bookable online)
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The Old Station House  (bookable online)
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Eagle Cottage & Swallows Nest  (bookable online)
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Pillarbox Cottage  (bookable online)
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Castle Green B&B  (bookable online)
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Glendon Guest House  (bookable online)
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The Gables Bed & Breakfast  (bookable online)
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Pig of Lead  (bookable online)
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Weathericks and Bradstone  (bookable online)
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Pear Tree Farm Holidays  (bookable online)
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Dannah Farm Country House  (bookable online)
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Jurys Inn Derby  (bookable online)
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Hallmark Hotel Derby  (bookable online)
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The Priest House Hotel  (bookable online)
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Castletown House  (bookable online)
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Donington Manor Hotel  (bookable online)
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80 Km
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Spring Cottage  (bookable online)
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82.6 Km (51.3 miles)
1,002 m (3,287 ft) ascent
220 m (722 ft)  maximum height

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