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Earl Sterndale and High Wheeldon from Longnor
Introduction to Walk 1862

Photo from the walk - Earl Sterndale and High Wheeldon from Longnor

Nat Park - Peak District - White Peak Limestone Dales

County/Area - Staffordshire & Derbyshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Ascent - 1400 feet / 424 metres

Grade - easy/mod

This Peak District walk starts from the attractive North Staffordshire village of Longnor. It then crosses the Dove Valley into Derbyshire, passes through Earl Sterndale to climb to the summit of High Wheeldon before re-crossing the Dove back into Staffordshire. The scenery en-route is varied with excellent views of this part of the Peak District throughout.  A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km
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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.

Recommended Reading

Dark Peak Walks

Dark Peak WalksGuidebook to 40 walks in the Dark Peak area of the Peak District National Park. 35 circular routes for most abilities, from 8km to 19km, around Edale, Marsden, Fairholmes, Baslow and Castleton, including Kinder Scout and Mam Tor, and 5 longer (25km to 45km) routes highlighting the best of the Gritstone Edges, High Moorland and Deep Valleys.
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