SK2355 : High Peak Trail

taken 1 year ago, near to Longcliffe, Derbyshire, Great Britain

High Peak Trail
High Peak Trail
Looking west from the point where it is crossed by the Limestone Way.
The Midshires Way
Not as well known as the coastal, Transpennine or Coast-to-Coast paths, this is nevertheless one of the longest of the long distance paths, stretching for 225 miles/362 km between Bledlow in Buckinghamshire and Comstall, Stockport. It passes through Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Greater Manchester.
As a multi-user route, it largely follows bridleways and quiet lanes, but in many places has alternative sections using footpaths away from road traffic.
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Limestone Way
A 46 mile route through the heart of the Derbyshire limestone dales, heading south from Castleton through Peak Forest, Millerís Dale, Flagg, Monyash, Youlgreave, Winster, Matlock, Bonsall, Ible, Parwich, Tissington, Thorpe, crossing the Dove to Marten Hill, Lower Ellastone and finishing in the Dove valley at Rocester.
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High Peak Trail
The High Peak Trail follows the route of the Cromford and High Peak Railway which was completed in 1831 and axed as part of the Beeching cuts in the 1960s.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 8 May, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 4 February, 2017
Geographical Context
Paths  Railways 
Long Distance Path (from Tags)
Midshires Way  Limestone Way 
Primary Subject of Photo
Path 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 2352 5568 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:5.8685N 1:39.0120W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 2361 5566
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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