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Dog Walks in Hope

This is one of the most spectacular parts of the Peak District, based on the border between the White Peak and the Dark Peak, so there are plenty of places to enjoy dog walks in Hope. How nice to go for a ramble and come back to Hope to sample the delights of the chocolate box village and the community atmosphere this village has in abundance? What better way than rounding off a wonderful dog walk in Hope than taking as you more steps to the nearby village? With plenty of Castleton pubs offering dog friendly hospitality, some of the gift shops welcome four-legged friends too.

There are some really spectacular walks over strenuous scenery, but just check whether dogs are allowed to be off lead. The best place to park for long stay parking is at the main car park in Hope and setting off on foot, enjoying a little trek through the village - a lovely start for any dog walk we're sure you'll agree.  Mam Tor and Winnat's Pass are a must, but dogs need to be kept on leads through most of the pastureland, but it is certainly worth going, and tackling the Great Ridge for those who have the stamina.

Walk above Hope from the Cheshire Cheese Inn – Peak District Walks Time taken: 2 hours This makes for a great walk at any time of year but the pub at end always makes me feel that it should be winter as the Cheshire Cheese is an old, cosy, warm and friendly traditional style pub that lends itself to drinks by the roaring fire and eating hot meals or snacks with friends. That said, we walked this on a bright sunny summer’s day and still enjoyed it, finishing with a lager and packet of crisps before setting off home! The...
A walk above Hope - Peak District Walks
Mable sees that Hope springs eternal as she ventures to Castleton. Time taken 1. 5 - 2 Hours This is a walk of two halves for me, one half on the outward section, shows the full glory of nature and the splendours of the some of the finest scenery in the Peak District. The second inward stretch shows some fine scenery but also shows how man can, out of human necessity, create a complete blot on a landscape – building, as Prince Charles once said, a “monstrous carbuncle”, this time in the form of Hope Cement...
Hope to Castleton - Peak District Walks
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