The Limestone Dales of the Peak District are home to some of the most beautiful scenery in Britain. This guide describes 35 walks between 2 miles and 10 miles long all of which are circular or lollipop! Of the 82 Dales 60 are visited in whole or in part with the others either having no access or have busy roads through them. Each walk has an identity of its own with very diverse
scenery that ranges from wooded slopes, tumbling pretty rivers that sometimes disappear whilst others emerge from a dark forbidding cave, to mining history, the occasional soaring pinnacle, secret caves and some not quite so secret! Many of the walks pass by or are very close to pubs and cafes that offer refreshments at the start, part way or at the end of the walk.
About the Author:
Born and bred in the Lake District Des has always had an interest in outdoor adventure especially as a rock climber, caver and mountaineer. Not content with being a ‘weekend climber’ he became an instructor, trainer and assessor and an adviser in caving and climbing. After living in Derbyshire for 20 years he moved to the States. Returning to live in Derbyshire for a few years, he retired to the Llyn Peninsula where he continues to walk and climb on a regular basis.
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