Nat Park - Peak District
County/Area - Cheshire & Derbyshire & Staffordshire
Author - Lou Johnson
Length - 7.2 miles / 11.7 km
Ascent - 1000 feet / 303 metres
Grade - easy/mod
This Peak District walk explores Axe Edge Moor and visits the attractive packhorse bridge at Three Shires Head where the counties of Staffordshire, Cheshire and Derbyshire meet. The route uses sections of the Dane Valley Way. A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).
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It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.
Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.
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