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Abney Moor & Bretton Clough from Hucklow
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Photo from the walk - Abney Moor & Bretton Clough from Hucklow

Nat Park - Peak District - Eastern Moors

County/Area - Derbyshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km

Ascent - 1240 feet / 376 metres

Grade - moderate

Abney Moor and Bretton Clough are the highlights in this Peak District walk starting near Hucklow. Abney Moor is an isolated section of the Dark Peak and offers excellent walking specially when combined with the surrounding valleys. In addition there are excellent views south across the White Peak. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

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Stanage Edge from Hathersage
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 1286
3.5 miles / 5.6 km away
Castleton Ridge from Hope village
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 2599
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Kinder, Edale and Castleton Ridge from Hope
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Length - 13.5 miles / 21.9 km
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Win Hill from Hope
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Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 1014
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Coombs Dale, Longstone Edge & Pilsley
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Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 1519
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Speedwell Cavern circular from Castelton
Grade - easy
Length - 4.3 miles / 6.9 km

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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Walking in Derbyshire

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