White Peak Walks North
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In 1951 the Peak District became the UK first National Park located in the 555 square miles between Sheffield and Manchester. This fantastic landscape has geographical variety, while hosting a tremendously treasured and diverse amount of wildlife.The walks in this guide explore the northern part of the Peak area from the Gritstone uplands of the Great Ridge, down across the plateau of the Wye and its tributary dales and the early industrial landscape of Stanton Moor and Matlock Spa. Mark Richards book contains detailed descriptions of 28 walks around the limestone dales of the White Peak , ranging from 1/3 mile to 9 3/4 miles. Illustrated with clear maps and photographs and covering both the natural and local history of the area. From Mam Tor through to Youlgreave, you won't be stuck for places to visit.
- Who should use it - and why
- Ideal as an introduction if you are new to the Northern area and are looking for some spectacular walks that are easy to follow and do not need serious navigation equipment.
- A wide selection of easy cicular routes of up to 10 miles, illustrated with OS map extracts.
- Part of Cicerone's three-volume series of guides to the peak district.