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Monyash Short Walk Ferndale

Monyash Round Walk - Ferndale – crossing Limestone Way and Lathkill Dale

This walk should take around 30mins and is suitable for all the family - in winter as with any country walk bad weaher may cause parts of this walks to be muddy and slippy so wear suitable clothing.

If you are driving you can park up where you can at Monyash, there is a car park near the methodist church and street parking up and down Church Street.

Head towards the Monyash St Leonards Church on Church Street and go through the stone entranceway to the left of the church looking from the front.

 

monyash walk st- leonards

 

from here walk through the church grounds straight ahead until your reach a stone stile cross this stile and you carry straight on ahead through that field, if you look to the left you can admire the view across the fields as you walk.

cross another style and carry on through this field following the worn path this field in summer is a sea of daffodils.

 

monyash walk viewyellow flowers

 

Follow the worn grass path through this field until you join with the Limestome Way path join this path and carry on following this path for a while eventually you will come to a mini gate which you go through and up the field.

Limestone Way path

 

at the top of this field you will see a sign post see image below, behind this sign you can carry on up the Limestone Way but for this short walk drop down the field into the valley.

 

ferndale sign post

 

Walk down and bear left into the down and follow this all the way, to the left and right are lots of great looking rocks and this is ideal for a picnic spot in Summer as being in a mini valley keeps any wind away and there are plenty of large rocks to sit on.!

 

valley rocks ferndale  ferndale dip down

 

Eventually you will join up with Lathkill Dale when you do turn left and walk ahead up the dale.

 

lathkill dale walk

 

Eventually you will come to a gate leading to the road that leads to Monyash, carry on up the road until you are back where you started.

 

road to monyash village