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The Hidden Past of the Upper Derwent

The Hidden Past of the Upper Derwent

The Hidden Past of the Upper Derwent


Saturday 1st April 2023  

10 miles 

Walking off the beaten track discovering lost farms, fascinating stories and hidden paths in the deep moorland cloughs and dark forests. This is a chance to discover some of the less visited, lonely, parts of the Upper Derwent Valley, which we will learn were not always so quiet. Please park and then meet in the Staff car park. Then a short drive in convoy to the start of the walk

Event Grade: Hard - longer more challenging walks usually with ascents and descents and rough terrain.

Event Terrain: Some rough and steep walking.

Extra Items: Good boots and warm, waterproof, clothing.

Start: 10.00am   Finish: 4.00pm

Meeting Point: Fairholmes Visitor Centre, Derwent Lane, Bamford - near Derwent Dam. Please park and then meet in the staff car park by the cycle hire as we are going to drive, in convoy, to the start of the walk.

Grid Reference: SK1789  Post Code: S33 0AQ What3Words: emblem.dummy.gallons 

Parking: Free. Toilets and refreshment kiosk at Fairholmes, not at the actual start of the walk.

Near a bus route: No.   

Near a rail station: No

Dogs: Assistance Dogs Only.

Cost: £15.00 per person aged 18 and above. Children aged 17 and below go free on any suitable event.


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