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Win Hill - Summit, Woods and Water!

Win Hill - Summit, Woods and Water! - Sat 20 July

Win Hill - Summit, Woods and Water! - Sat 20 July

7 miles 

Visit two of the most popular sites in the Peak District - the summit of Win Hill and the Ladybower 'plug-holes'.  And as a bonus, Win Hill is an 'Ethel'.  If this is your first, there are 94 more high points in the Peak District to visit.  Ask your Ranger for details.

The building of the dams of the Upper Derwent created an iconic landscape.  We visit old wells, hear the story of Bamford Mill and tales of myth and legend. A gentle start leads to a steep climb of Win Hill giving fantastic views of the Hope Valley and Upper Derwent.  We return by crossing Ladybower Dam with views of the plugholes. Suitable for older children (7+) used to walking similar distances over steep terrain.

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

Event Terrain: Can be muddy and one long climb with a steep final ascent. Generally on good paths with limited road walking on minor roads.

Extra Items: Bring your binoculars for possible bird sightings.

Start: 10am  Finish: 3:30pm

Meeting Point: Heatherdene Car Park, A6013, Bamford. Near Ladybower Fisheries.

Parking: Pay and Display. Toilets available at start (and an ice cream van may be there at the end!) 

Grid Reference: SK20 85  Post Code: S33 0AZ What3Words: Topmost.squish.skimmers

Near Bus Route: Yes 

Near Rail Station: No

Dogs: Dogs On Leads Allowed.

Cost: £10 per person aged 18 and above. Children aged 17 and below go free on any suitable event.

Click the date in the calendar to see how many places are available and to book on.