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Castleton Ridge from Hope village
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Photo from the walk - Castleton Ridge from Hope village

Nat Park - Peak District - Great Ridge Castleton

County/Area - Derbyshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km

Ascent - 1900 feet / 576 metres

Time - 4 hours 40 minutes

Grade - moderate

The Castleton Ridge in Derbyshire is one of the great Peak District ridge walks. Starting from Hope the walk includes Lose Hill and Mam Tor before returning via Castleton to the start. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.


 

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Walks from the same start

Walk 2599
Kinder, Edale and Castleton Ridge from Hope
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 13.5 miles / 21.9 km
Walk 1706
Win Hill from Hope
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 1087
1.4 miles / 2.3 km away
Mam Tor & Cave Dale from Castleton
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 1519
1.4 miles / 2.3 km away
Speedwell Cavern circular from Castelton
Grade - easy
Length - 4.3 miles / 6.9 km
Walk 1521
1.4 miles / 2.3 km away
Cave Dale and Winnats Pass from Castleton
Grade - easy
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km
Walk 1665
1.4 miles / 2.3 km away
Hollins Cross & Lose Hill from Castleton
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 3426
1.4 miles / 2.3 km away
Lose Hill & Hollins Cross from Castleton
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 1080
1.5 miles / 2.4 km away
Shatton Moor and Offerton from Bradwell
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 2588
2.3 miles / 3.6 km away
Win Hill & Hope Cross
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 1688
2.6 miles / 4.2 km away
Old Dam & Sparrowpit from Mam Tor
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Walk 1270
2.9 miles / 4.6 km away
North and South of Abney
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.2 miles / 11.7 km
Walk 2522
3.0 miles / 4.8 km away
Rushup Edge & Edale from Mam Nick
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 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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