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Bleaklow

Bleaklow, Glossop SK13 7EJ, UK

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1 Day Treks
Mountain Peaks

About Bleaklow

Bleaklow is a high, largely peat-covered, gritstone moorland, just north of Kinder Scout, across the Snake Pass, in the Derbyshire High Peak near the town of Glossop.   It is one of three summits on this plateau above 2,000 feet, the others being Bleaklow Stones, some 1.9 miles to the east along an indefinite ridge, and Higher Shelf Stones. One of the nice trekking destinations and also you can spend some good times here.



Attractions near Bleaklow

Torside Reservoir4.06km from Bleaklow

Torside Reservoir is the largest man-made lake in Longdendale in north Derbyshire. It was constructed by John Frederick Bateman between April 1849 and July 1864 as part of the Longdendale chain to supply water from the River Etherow to the urban areas of Greater Manchester.

Snake Pass4.25km from Bleaklow

Snake Pass is a mountain pass at an elevation of 510m above sea level, located between Manchester and Sheffield in Northern England. The pass is traversed by the A57 road.  Snake Pass has a poor accident record compared with roads in the UK generally, although more favorable compared with other roads in the area. It is regularly closed in winter because of snow and has seen several longer-term closures owing to subsidence following heavy rain.

Longdendale Trail6.95km from Bleaklow

Longdendale Trail is a beautiful trail that takes you along the route of the old Great Central Manchester Sheffield Railway. It is a very picturesque valley with its five reservoirs surrounded by high moorland. The Trail, which opened in May 1992, forms part of the longer Trans Pennine Trail, NCR 62, that runs from coast to coast across the UK.

Holme Moss7.98km from Bleaklow

Holme Moss is an iconic British hill climb used in many big races, such as the Tour of Britain and the now defunct Leeds Classic. It is also used in quite a few cyclo sportives, such as the Tour of the Peak, and also hill climbs.

Kinder Scout8.55km from Bleaklow

Kinder Scout is a high windswept upland gritstone plateau, most of which stands at around 600 metres above sea level. The highest point is Crowden Head, which at 631 meters is also the highest point in the Peak District.  It offers some of the most challenging but rewarding walks in the Peak District, where you’ll encounter gentle streams, dark gritstone, steep rocks to scramble up, unique peat, and the glorious Kinder Downfall.

Derwent Reservoir8.76km from Bleaklow

Derwent Reservoir is the middle of three reservoirs in the Upper Derwent Valley in the north of Derbyshire, England. It lies approximately 10 miles  from Glossop and 10 miles from Sheffield. The River Derwent flows first through Howden Reservoir, then Derwent Reservoir, and finally through Ladybower Reservoir.  One of the iconic attractions surrounded by nature and it is a nice area to relax too.

Where is Bleaklow

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Derbyshire83 attractions

Derbyshire is a county in the East Midlands of England. A substantial portion of the Peak District National Park lies within Derbyshire, containing the southern extremity of the Pennine range of hills which extend into the north of the county.