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Thorpe Cloud and the Dove Valley
Introduction to Walk 3131

Photo from the walk - Thorpe Cloud and the Dove Valley

Nat Park - Peak District

County/Area - Staffordshire & Derbyshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 1.6 miles / 2.6 km

Ascent - 600 feet / 182 metres

Grade - easy

Short Dove Valley walk in the Peak District to the summit of Thorpe Cloud. This is an ideal short excursion for children and grand-children with spare energy! The path includes some easy sections of scrambling and the views from top, even for children, are excellent. There are also a number of places perfect for a picnic. A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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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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