Exploring the Derwent Moors

A package of 3 guided walks over the Easter Break

Exploring the Derwent Moors, Easter guided walks.

1. Exploring the Derwent Moors. Peak District

Easter Saturday 3rd, Sunday 4th and Bank Holiday Monday 5th April 2021.  With Rachel Bolton or Richard Tower. 


The Derwent Moors are a spectacular stretch of moorland covering a wide area of landscape between Manchester and Sheffield.  If you enjoy far reaching views, dramatic scenery and solitude this area is a great place to visit!


Each day over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend, our walks will explore a different area of the Peak District's Derwent Moors, and each will be approximately 8 to 10 miles in length.  Highlights will include the following :


  • Exploring the Derwent, Ladybower and Howden reservoirs 
  • Derwent Edge, Back Tor and Margery Hill, rocky peaks
  • The wreck of a Super Fortress plane and other WW2 aircraft wrecks in the area
  • Walking parts of the UK’s first national trail the Pennine Way 
  • Doctors Gate - an old Roman road 
  • Alport Castles an amazing landscape created by landslides 


The cost is £90 for all three days, or you can book for individual days at £38.00 per day.  The meeting places and suggested places to stay will be provided upon booking.


Please book and pay below.  You are booking with Rachel Bolton, and the walks on the day will be guided by either Rachel or Richard Tower.


Exploring the Derwent Moors, with Rachel Bolton or Richard Tower


  • Fully booked

Meeting Place and Time


Each day we will meet at 9:15am to be ready to start at 9.30am.  Meeting places and suggested places to stay will be provided upon booking. 

Further information

What to wear and bring with you on guided walks with Rachel and Richard
General Information - Hill and Moorland
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