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Torside Clough & Longendale from Old Glossop
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Photo from the walk - Torside Clough & Longendale from Old Glossop

Nat Park - Peak District - Bleaklow Longendale

County/Area - Derbyshire

Author - Andy Chaplin

Length - 7.4 miles / 12 km

Ascent - 1250 feet / 379 metres

Time - 5 hours 0 minutes

Grade - moderate

This Peak District walk starts from Old Glossop, which is worth exploring at the end of the walk. The route climbs east to reach the Pennine Way and then follows this National Trail down to join the Longendale Trail. The walk then leaves this valley and returns to the start via Padfield. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

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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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