Walking in the Peak District - White Peak West

40 walks in the hills of Cheshire, Derbyshire and Staffordshire

By Paul Besley

Guidebook describing 40 day walks in Derbyshire's White Peak, part of the Peak District National Park. One of two volumes, this book covers the west of the region and explores limestone landscapes, green dales and delightful rivers. Potential bases include Buxton, Hartington, Thorpe, Ashbourne, Cheddleton and Winster.

Seasons

Spring through to mid autumn is the best period to witness the wealth of wildlife and beauty in the White Peak. A snowy winter walk can be an enchanting experience.

Centres

Castleton, Ilam, Buxton, Leek, Upper Hulme, Bollington, Tideswell, Hartington, Longnor, Waterhouses, Ashbourne, Whaley Bridge

Difficulty

Walks are gentle and follow well signed public footpaths where possible. Caution should be taken in wet weather as limestone can become very slippery.

Must See

Castleton and caves; Winnats Pass; Peveril Castle in Cave Dale; Windgather Rocks; White Nancy; Shining Tor; Shutlingsloe; Tideswell; Hay Dale; Buxton; Castle Naze; Deep Dale; Chee Dale; Macclesfield Forest; Three Shires Head; Danebridge; Lud's Church; The Roaches; Ramshaw Rocks; Upper Hulme; Hartington; Cheddleton Butter Cross; Dovedale; River Dove stepping stones; Ilam; Ilam Rock
ISBN
9781852849771
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Published
17 Aug 2021
Edition
First
Pages
224
Size
17.2 x 11.6 x 1.3cm
Weight
250g
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Paul Besley

Paul Besley is a writer who began exploring the British Landscape while at school in the 1970s. His focus of work is the interaction between human and the land. He lives close to the Peak District in The Outdoor City of Sheffield with his partner, metalsmith Alison Counsell, and their three dogs Monty, Olly, and Scout.

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