Robin Hood's Stride

Robin Hood's Stride guided walk

Robin Hood's Stride, Peak District, with Rachel Bolton

Sunday 1 August 2021


A guided walk in the delightful Derbyshire Dales as part of a small group, plus your friendly, professional walk leader.  Throughout the walk your guide will 'bring the countryside to life' by sharing with you a wealth of local knowledge. 


This walk includes exploring the rock outcrops of Robin Hood's Stride which reputedly saw local hero Robin Hood leap from one rock tower to the other!  Cratcliff Tor has a hermits cave at the base of its mighty cliff face known for challenging climbing and bouldering.  Following the delightful Alport, Bradford and Lathkill Dales rivers are a delight, and woodland trails give us the opportunity to view a range of plant and animal life. 


The distance is approximately  9 miles/14.5 kilometres with a total height gain of 650 feet/198metres. 


The cost is £38 per person.  Please book and pay below.  You are booking with Rachel Bolton who will guide the walk on the day. 

Robin Hood's Stride. With Rachel Bolton.


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Meeting place and time

We meet at 9:15am to be ready for a 9:30am start  in the Coldwell End car park to the west side of the village of Youlgreave.  It can be found on the road that goes towards Middleton.  The nearest post code is DE45 1UY  There are public toilets at the car park.


Further information

The following information sheet provides advice regarding what to wear and what to bring with you.  

General Information - Full Day Walks.pdf
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If you would like to stay locally the night before or after this walk, the villages of Youlgreave, Birchover, or Winster are nearby.  See our accommodation page for further information.


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?.