Mam Tor and Castleton

Half Day Christmas Walk

Cave Dale, Windy Knoll and Mam Tor guided walk, Peak District

2. Mam Tor, Half Day Christmas Walk. Peak District

Saturday 4 December 2021.  With Rachel Bolton or Richard Tower.


This walk is suitable for families with children and people who may not want to walk long distances outdoors, and take time to enjoy the scenery. 


We meet in the centre of Castleton and enjoy a leisurely ascent of the iconic hill of Mam Tor. Our return route to Castleton is via Hollins cross. 


The distance is approximately 5 miles/8 kilometres with a height gain of 960 feet/293 metres.  The walk should take approximately 3.5 hours. 


The cost to join this walk is £25 per adult.  Children under the age of 16 are free of charge, and must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.  Please book and pay below, specifying under special instructions how many children will be accompanying you.  You are booking with Rachel Bolton, and the walk on the day will be guided either by Rachel or by Richard Tower.

Mam Tor and Castleton, Half Day Walk with Rachel Bolton or Richard Tower.


  • Places available

Meeting place and time

We meet at 9:15am to be ready to set off at 9:30am at the seating area outside the public toilets in the car park that is next to the Visitor Centre in the village of Castleton.  The post code is S33 8WH.  (Please note, this is NOT the Peak Cavern car park which is down the road).  


The car park is a Pay & Display and costs £4.00 for up to 4 hours.  CASH ONLY 



Further information

What to wear and bring with you on guided walks with Rachel and Richard
PWA General Information - Open and Chall
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Alternative Dates

For greater flexibility, why not do this as a private guided walk on a day of your choice, either on your own or with a group of friends or family?.