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6 walks in and around the Staffordshire Peak District

PUBLISHED: 09:51 06 March 2018 | UPDATED: 09:51 06 March 2018

View towards Tittesworth Reservoir

View towards Tittesworth Reservoir

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A collection of walks in and around the Staffordshire section of the Peak District National Park.

The River Dove near Norbury by Ashley Franklin The River Dove near Norbury by Ashley Franklin

Norbury

This circular walk sets off from Ellastone which is on the Staffordshire side of the River Dove, you then head onto Snelston and Norbury.

Click here to view the directions for the Norbury walk

The Dimmingsdale walk is close to Alton Towers The Dimmingsdale walk is close to Alton Towers

Churnet Valley

Start off with a woodland wander around Dimmingsdale before exploring historic Alton with its fairytale castle, imposing churches and quaint properties.

Click here to view the directions for the Churnet Valley walk

Doxey Pool Doxey Pool

The Roaches

This circular starts from Roaches Gate and heads north and passes the iconic Roaches and Doxey Pool before the turning point at Lud’s Church.

Click here to view the directions for the The Roaches walk

The duck pond at Hartington The duck pond at Hartington

Hartington

Start out at Hartington before crossing the Dove into Staffordshire where you reach Sheen, head north and cross back into Derbyshire at Pilsbury, before heading back to your starting point.

Click here to view the directions for the Hartington walk

Okeover Bridge, Mapleton Okeover Bridge, Mapleton

Mapleton

Mapleton lies on the east bank of the River Dove and just a few miles south of the Staffordshire section of the Peak District, this walks explores the countryside around nearby Ashbourne.

Click here to view the directions for the Mapleton walk

A view across the fields at Mayfield A view across the fields at Mayfield

Mayfield

Another walk that starts out at Mapleton, and crosses the River Dove into Staffordshire while taking a tour of the Mayfields before heading back home.

Click here to view the directions for the Mayfield walk

All the routes were correct at the time of publication, over time access to certain parts of the walk may be subject to change.

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