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Walks In Castleton

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Walking in Castleton is a delight and there are so many places in the wilds to discover you will find. Whether you need time out from the working week and are staying in holiday accommodation in Castleton or if you are simply here for a short time, walks in this stunning part of the Peaks will help you discover secrets which may have lain undiscovered and will certainly help you unwind. Wandering around at will means enjoying time in the great outdoors, as long as you keep an eye on the weather and don't get lost of course! The weather can change so quickly, especially if you're high up on Mam Tor or traversing the Great Ridge.

If you need a guide, then have a look through the walks listed below. There are lots to choose from and they vary from challenging to a meander. No matter how hard you want to push yourself, walks in Castleton means taking a stroll though the village streets or taking off into the wilderness with stunning scenery close at hand. Shopping in Castleton is super. With good food around each corner, take a picnic or sit and rest awhile at the many bars, shops and cafes, which will inspire you to walk further.
Today, it was cold - VERY cold, so we decided on a short, sharp walk. Just under six miles, but with 1,500 feet of ascent - that would keep us warm! We parked up in Castleton, got quickly suited and booted and set off, looking up at Perveril castle (which gives the town it's name) peeping down at us from it's hillside vantage point.     The river that passes through the centre of the village gives it a special 'nice' look and feel. Also, the cottages are in a really pretty stone. In this light, they don't look as good as in...
Every one's a Winnatt
Start at: Hope Grid ref: SK171835 Distance: 13.9 kilometres Total ascent: 553 meters Approx. time needed: 4 hrs 30 mins Hope and Castleton circular From the car park in the middle of Hope turn right along the road, then right again onto Pindale road. Almost immediately a right turn brings you to a path that follows Peakshole Water upstream into Castleton. Join the main road as it enters Castleton and follow it round the ninety degree bend, turning left then walking up past the Youth Hostel to the start of Cave...
Hope and Castleton circular - Peak District Walks
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