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Three Counties Challenge Walk

45 km / 28 miles

Cheshire, Derbyshire, Staffordshire
A tough moorland route straddling the borders of Cheshire, Staffordshire and Derbyshire in the Peak District running via The Roaches, Shutlingsloe, Tegg's Nose, Shining Edge and Three Shires Head.


Path Type
Anytime Challenges
Anytime Challenges; Very Challenging; Moorland
Start and Finish
SJ993603 - Tittesworth Reservoir, Staffordshire
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Three Counties Challenge Walk (John Merrill Foundation - 1993)
Badge & Certificate


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Camping Barn
Bunk House
B & B Accommodation

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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

From Path
Along Path
B & B Accommodation
White Hart  (bookable online)
4 Km
< 1 Km
Camping Barn
5 Km
< 1 Km
Kerridge End Holiday Cottages  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
21 Km
Walkers are Welcome
3 Km
22 Km
Three Horseshoes Inn & Spa  (bookable online)
1 Km
44 Km
Troutsdale Farm  (bookable online)
2 Km
44 Km

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Route Profile:

48.0 Km (29.8 miles)
1,673 m (5,489 ft) ascent
555 m (1,821 ft)  maximum height