This is a pleasant, short walk at Millstone Edge, in the Dark Peak area of the Peak District, near to the border between South Yorkshire and Derbyshire.
Find out about the area's natural resources, it's quarrying past and see some wonderful views...
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|3 miles (5km)|
| ft (m) |
Level of difficulty
gates / stile
OS Explorer OL
|Keep on leads|
|Pay & Display Car Park |
Distance/time 3 miles (5km)
Minimum time 2 ½ hours
Ascent/gradient ft (481m)
Grade/Paths Medium - public footpaths with steep climbs -
2 gates / 1 stile
OS Map Explorer OL1 (Grid SK 122856)
Dogs? On leads
Parking Edale pay Car Park
Public Transport Bus - 200 & 260
Northern Rail from Sheffield/Manchester
In Edale village only
Park along the A6187, or arrive on public transport.
Cross over the road, and head up the footpath.
Walk past the first quarries on the right.
If you want the challenging route, head towards the second quarries, and scramble up the walkway towards the top.
If you want the easier way, follow the path round and it will take you higher.
Once at the top, simply follow the path back round to meet the A6187, past the Foxhouses Inn, and back to your start.