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Brushfield, Miller's Dale & Monsal Head from Lees Bottom
Introduction to Walk 3341

Photo from the walk - Brushfield, Miller's Dale & Monsal Head from Lees Bottom

Nat Park - Peak District - Bakewell Monsal Trail

County/Area - Derbyshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km

Ascent - 750 feet / 227 metres

Grade - easy/mod

This Peak District walk visits the hamlet of Brushfield before following the Wye Valley back to the start. The walk passes infamous Litton Mill, Cressbrook and Monsal Head in landscapes typical of the Derbyshire dales. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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Walks from the same start

Walk 1651
Monsal Trail & Ashford-in-the-Water from Lees Bottom
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 8.8 miles / 14.2 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 1827
1.7 miles / 2.7 km away
Magpie Mine & Over Haddon from Ashford-in-the Water
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.1 miles / 11.5 km
Walk 1206
1.8 miles / 2.9 km away
Chelmorton & Flagg from Taddington
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 1650
2.5 miles / 3.9 km away
Miller's Dale & Cressbrook Dale from Tideswell Dale
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 1146
2.8 miles / 4.5 km away
Bradford and Lathkill Dales from Monyash
Grade - moderate
Length - 11.3 miles / 18.3 km
Walk 3046
2.8 miles / 4.5 km away
Lathkill Dale from Monyash
Grade - easy
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km
Walk 2573
2.8 miles / 4.5 km away
Tideswell, Miller's & Cressbrook Dales from Litton
Grade - easy
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 2798
3.2 miles / 5.2 km away
Bakewell to Edale
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 18.0 miles / 29.3 km
Walk 1945
3.3 miles / 5.3 km away
Lathkill Dale from Over Haddon
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.7 miles / 9.3 km
Walk 1043
3.4 miles / 5.5 km away
Chelmorton & the Monsal Trail
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 8.1 miles / 13.2 km
Walk 3018
3.5 miles / 5.6 km away
Cracknowl and the Monsal Trail from Bakewell
Grade - easy
Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 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

Walking in DerbyshireWalking guidebook to 60 circular day walks in Derbyshire and the Peak District. Includes the Derwent, Wye and Trent river valleys, near Derby, Matlock, Glossop, Bakewell and Ripley. Routes range from easy to moderate and are between 4 and 14km (2 to 10 miles). Walks focus on places of interest, from Stone Age forts to castles to grand estates.
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