Saturday 31 July 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.
Stanton Moor is famous for its stunning views, folly, ancient carved stones, millstones and the nine ladies stone circle. Close to the town of Matlock, the moor is very accessible for exploring with good footpaths and tracks to follow. The start and finish points of our walk are on the moor and included in our route are the villages of Rowsley, Stanton Lees and Birchover connected by a series of moorland, woods and river paths.
The distance is approximately 10 miles/17 kilometres with a height gain of 1,238 feet/377 metres.
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.
We meet at 9:15am to be ready for a 9:30am start in the Birchover quarry free car park opposite Birchover Stone Works. Full directions to the meeting place will be provided with your booking confirmation.
The following information sheet provides advice regarding what to wear and what to bring with you.
If you would like to stay locally the night before or after this walk, the villages of Birchover, Rowsley and Darley Dale, and the towns of Matlock and Bakewell are nearby. See our accommodation page for further information.