The Derwent Circuit Challenge Walk

The Derwent Circuit Challenge Walk.  Section on Stanage Edge

1. The Derwent Circuit Challenge Walk

Saturday 9 July 2022. 


A guided challenge walk as part of a small group above Derwent and Ladybower Reservoirs in the Peak District, taking in Derwent and Bamford Edges and Winn Hill.  


The walk begins in the village of Bamford  (where there is a train station, accommodation and cafes) and includes a variety of moorland and gritstone edges.  It's a spectacular route that takes in Bamford Edge, Cut Throat Bridge, Derwent Edge, Abbey Brook, Derwent and Ladybower Reservoirs, and finally Win Hill, descending back to Bamford.


Participants must be fit and able to complete a full day out on the hills and be comfortable walking all day with small breaks. Please be aware that the terrain is hilly and boggy in places. 


The walk should take approximately 10 hours and  is 21 miles/34 km in length, with over 1228 metres/4031 feet of ascent.


The cost to join this walk is £40 per person.  Please book and pay below.

The Derwent Circuit Challenge Walk. Saturday 9 July, 2022.


  • Places available

Meeting Place and Time

We meet on the outskirts of Bamford village on Mytham Bridge road at 8.00 am to be ready to leave at 8.15am.

It is five minutes walk from Bamford train station. More parking and meeting details will be provided when you book.

Further Information

What to wear and bring with you on challenge walks
PWA General Information - Open and Chall
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If you need accommodation locally, the village of Hathersage is ideal, or the villages of Grindleford, Bradwell, Hope of Castleton are just a short drive away. Visit our accommodation page.